Last night the Town Council agreed a draft budget for 2018/19 which is now available for consultation.
Next year is a difficult one to plan for as so many changes are anticipated. The Town Hall will be available again, although office space has been reduced, and the community building at Radstone Fields will also be completed. The Town Council will gradually take on the responsibility for grounds maintenance... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:33 by Linda Carter
Northamptonshire Police have issued information as to how best to make contact, depending on the type of incident:
999 - for a crime or incident in progress or when someone is immediately at risk of harm, you should always dial 999.
101 - this is the number to contact for anything that is not an emergency. When you dial 101, the system will ask you to confirm which police force you want to contact.
Contact... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 12:15 by Stephanie Campbell
Building on the success of last year's inaugural Lantern Parade we were delighted to see so many local children attend workshops to decorate lanterns for this year's parade. In all, approximately 250 children attended 8 workshops at the Old Fire Station leading up to the event on Saturday 25th November. In addition, children from Montabaur in Germany, Brackley Scouts and individuals decorated their... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 30 Nov 2017 10:41 by Stephanie Campbell
to all of you who joined us for the Fantastic Fireworks on Saturday Evening. Around 6000 people were there - and a lot more saw the display from other vantage points around the town. Thank you to Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team for sponsoring the display, to all of those schools and voluntary organisations, which took advantage of the fundraising opportunity by providing activities for the spectators,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:50 by Linda Carter
New service X91 and extension to service 88
From Monday 6th November, 2017
These new services are being funded by new housing in Brackley, Silverstone and Towcester and are therefore designed to be fast and frequent, directly serving these sites and running on direct routes to their destinations.
New twice-per-hour bus service from Brackley to Silverstone and Towcester, with one per hour running... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Nov 2017 10:50 by Stephanie Campbell
The latest edition of Northamptonshire Safety Matters.
Posted: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:00 by Stephanie Campbell
The Town Council recently employed a Street Warden to try and improve some aspects of the town. It's on a trial basis at the moment to see what impact she can have.
Michelle has been in post since the middle of July and is walking around the town on a daily basis, covering an average of 30-35 miles each week, checking on litter, overhanging bushes which restrict footpaths, litter and litter bins, fly... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 04 Oct 2017 17:14 by Linda Carter
The Town Council has been working closely with Northamptonshire Wildlife Trust to develop a management plan for the Pocket Park (old railway line) aimed at increasing the biodiversity of the area by landscape improvements. The work is being funded by developer contributions associated with the loss of hedgerow on the Radstone Fields development.
The first part of the work will be to remove some trees,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Sep 2017 13:03 by Linda Carter
Just to update residents on the progress regarding the replacement Zip Wire in the park on Humphries Drive.
Sutcliffe Play who installed the equipment has now ordered a replacement wire from the manufacturers. This took sometime as they needed to carry out an engineering review as to why the wire had failed after less than a year. Unfortunately, the German manufacturer, Kaiser, is on a summer closedown... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Aug 2017 11:53 by Linda Carter