Brackley Town Council office closing times over the Christmas and New Year period;
The office will close at 12 noon on Friday 24 December 2021 and will reopen at 9:00am on Tuesday 4 January 2022.
Thank you and we wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
Posted: Wed, 22 Dec 2021 11:00 by Georgia Connor
Brackley Town Council agreed a draft budget for 2022/2023 at their meeting on 20 December 2021. We now welcome your views on the draft budget in writing by Thursday 6 January so that comments can be considered at the council meeting on Monday 10 January 2022 before setting the final budget.
Brackley Town Council owns and manages a wide range of facilities and services including the Town Hall, Old Fire... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Dec 2021 16:34 by Kathy Hale
West Northamptonshire Council is appealing for help to ensure we can continue to care for everyone in our community over the Christmas period and beyond - as we respond to the continuing challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and make sure we can cope if the potential situation arises where we don't have the staff available.
Perhaps you're already part of a community group which provides help in the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Dec 2021 12:23 by Georgia Connor
The Councillor Covid Support Fund exists to support our local communities to recover from the impact of Covid during the remainder of the 2021-22 financial year. These grants are available to voluntary and community groups (not individuals or Town and Parish Councils).
Each West Northamptonshire Council Councillor has been allocated £2,500 to make local decisions on grant funding awards for the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Dec 2021 16:37 by Georgia Connor
Unfortunately the Brackley Christmas Lantern Parade and Community Carol Service will not go ahead this weekend as planned in the town.
However, we have a Plan B!
We would hate for the effort and hard work that has gone into the lanterns to go to waste so we are asking families instead to light their lanterns on Sunday evening at 6pm inside gardens or outside front doors so they can still be lit 'together'.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Dec 2021 15:31 by Georgia Connor
Parents and guardians of children due to start school for the first-time next year, are being urged to apply for places now.
Any child who turns four years old before 31 August 2022 is eligible for a place in Reception starting in September 2022.
Cllr Fiona Baker, West Northamptonshire Council's Cabinet member for children, families and education, said: "Please remember to apply on time, otherwise your... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Dec 2021 15:04 by Georgia Connor
Due to the festive period next week, the Brackley Charter Market will take place on Tuesday 21 December instead of Friday 24 December.
The market will open as usual from 08:00am.
Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
Posted: Thu, 16 Dec 2021 13:37 by Georgia Connor
West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) is pleased to announce its new Community Funding Grant Scheme will be available to community and voluntary sector organisations in West Northants to enable them to deliver important services and activities to our communities.
The next round of funding which is for grants up to £5,000 will open on Monday 10 January 2022 and close on Sunday 13 February 2022.
Councillor... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Dec 2021 12:50 by Georgia Connor
We really wish we did not have to announce this, but unfortunately the Brackley Christmas Lantern Parade and Community Carol Service will not go ahead this weekend as planned.
As a council, we have had advice from Public Health Northamptonshire that due to the current number of cases of Covid-19 (specifically the Omicron variant) within the Brackley area, this would be posing a risk to the community... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Dec 2021 12:42 by Georgia Connor
Anyone aged 18 and over who had their second dose of a COVID vaccine at least three months ago will be eligible to get their booster dose at the clinic, which is being held at Brackley Methodist Church between 11am and 6pm on Wednesday 15 December.
In addition to offering booster jabs to those aged 18+ who had a second dose on or before 15 September 2021, it will be open to anyone aged 16 and above... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Dec 2021 16:12 by Georgia Connor