The Environment Agency has recently undertaken a survey of Brackley relating to Giant Hogweed. The main areas of concern for members of the public using footpaths in Brackley is the area to the south and east of Buckingham Road Industrial Estate.
At present, some large plants are overhanging the footpath at knee height or small child height. However, the area has recently been treated by Brackley Town... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 May 2018 12:25 by Stephanie Campbell
Annual Meeting of Brackley Town Council and Mayor Making
At the meeting held on Saturday 12 May Cllr Mark Morrell was invested as Brackley Town Mayor for the ensuing year. The Mayors Consort is his wife Mrs Lorraine Morrell.
Cllr Morrell has served as a Town Councillor in Brackley for 5 years, and has lived in the town for some 20 years having settled here with his family.
During the meeting held on Saturday,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 May 2018 14:19 by Stephanie Campbell
Work has begun on the new community building on Radstone Fields, with completion scheduled for the end of October. The new building, to be called Egerton Hall, is being provided by Barratt Homes, David Wilson Homes & Taylor Wimpey in Partnership with South Northants Council & Brackley Town Council (see the computer generated image).
The main hall will seat over 200 people and will be suitable... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:16 by Linda Carter
As part of the centenary commemorations, the Town Council is looking to create a field of poppies on the High Street, ready for the Remembrance Day Service on the 11th November 2018. To do that we need LOTS OF POPPIES! So, if you can knit, sew, crochet or otherwise craft some poppies, we need your help. The link below has patterns for poppies to help you, and we will be collecting any finished ones... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Mar 2018 14:21 by Linda Carter
At the Town Council meeting on 4th December, Councillors considered a request from a local resident to register Brackley Library as an Asset of Community Value. In England, an asset of community value (ACV) is land or property of importance to a local community which is subject to additional protection from development under the Localism Act 2011. An application was submitted to South Northamptonshire... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:58 by Linda Carter
Standing Up 4 Sitting Down - #SU4SD
Brackley Town Council is supporting a country wide initiative to encourage local shops and businesses to provide a seat for those who just wish to take a break during their visits to local high streets.
Anchor, a not-for-profit provider of housing and care for older people is aiming to improve people's access to their local shops and high streets up and down the country.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:15 by Stephanie Campbell
The Town Council has funding available to award to local community groups to support events and activities which benefit Brackley Residents. If you wish to apply, the application forms are attached and should be returned to the Council offices by Wednesday 28th February 2018.
For Charities and organisations which provide services within the town, there is a slightly longer form to complete, and the... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 02 Feb 2018 10:33 by Linda Carter
Introducing NAB's Community Team
Posted: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 12:40 by Stephanie Campbell
Barratts have submitted a planning application for the Artwork that will be placed outside the new Community building, Egerton Hall. The design is the work of Iron Forged Designs in Brackley, and was chosen by the Council following competition last year. Stuart Makin and Ben Landucci will make the piece at their forge on Buckingham Road Industrial Estate and will install it with the assistance of the... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 20 Jan 2018 20:43 by Linda Carter
Brackley Town Council is responsible for the dog waste bins located around town. There are currently 58 bins located around the town, emptied by a specialist contractor each week. The weekly collection averages 500Kg (or half a tonne) of dog waste each week!
In addition, ten dog waste bag dispenser stations have now been installed at various locations, where residents can obtain free biodegradable dog... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 20 Dec 2017 12:50 by Stephanie Campbell