Earlier in the year, when Councillors agreed to adopt the idea of a 'Poppy Mile' for this special centenary year, we had no idea that the residents' efforts would result in the spectacle that it has.
Our first idea of planting poppies proved to be problematic – they don't generally flower in November! A change of plan was called for and, in late spring, a call went out for volunteers to knit,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 19:47 by Linda Carter
Two years after the doors of Brackley Town Hall were closed to the public, the project to restore the building has been completed. The building will be officially re-opened by His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester on Tuesday 11th September 2018. Accompanied by both the Lord Lieutenant and the High Sheriff of Northamptonshire, and in front of an audience of Councillors Past Mayors and representatives... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 13:49 by Linda Carter
As part of the 2018 restoration, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Brackley Town Council and South Northants Council, the clock underwent a thorough restoration. The mechanisms and clock faces were removed by crane and went to Smith of Derby to be cleaned and restored. The weather vane was also refurbished by Smith of Derby. Did you know the Crown on the top of the weather vane was added in 1901,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 14:00 by Stephanie Campbell
BRACKLEY LAUNCHES OFFICIAL TOWN APP
Brackley will launch the town's new and official app during the Community Carnival on Saturday 9th June, 2018.
Brackley Town Council, working in partnership with Brackley app developers –PNB Mobile Limited, will reveal the app to residents and visitors alike during the popular carnival festivities.
Said Brackley Town Mayor, Cllr Mark Morrell, "This is a hugely... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 10:10 by Stephanie Campbell
The passing of ex Brackley Town Councillor Peter Joyce was announced this morning. Mr Joyce served as a town Councillor for many years, including that of Town Mayor (2006-2007).
Brackley Town Councillors, Officers and Staff send condolences to his family.
Posted: Tue, 29 May 2018 14:15 by Stephanie Campbell
Congratulations to Brackley Town Football Club!
Brackley Town Council has been in discussions with the Club to hopefully organise a joint celebration for the town to commemorate this amazing achievement.
Due to the Club's current commitment's and planned well earned holidays for all associated with the club, a date for an event is yet to be decided.
Both Brackley Town Football Club and Brackley Town Council... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 May 2018 15:00 by Stephanie Campbell
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