We, like you all, are watching the news unfold regarding the Covid 19/Coronavirus outbreak, and many of us are wondering what will happen next. These are difficult times for all of us, for our families, loved ones, friends and neighbours.
This is a time when we all need to help one another so, if you are able, please do try and support those who might be particularly vulnerable. Whether this is via... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 08:52 by Kathy Hale
Access to the Brackley Food Bank is available each Tuesday and Thursday from 10am until 12 noon.
If you need help due to illness, debt, unemployment, benefit issues, or any other problem, contact your doctor, childrens' school, church, social worker or social housing worker for a voucher to cover yourself and your family. They will tell you what to do next, and the voucher has those instructions on... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 11:21 by Stephanie Campbell
Today the grounds team have been busy planting an area at Tudor Park for our Community Orchard. We have planted apples, pears, plums and cherry trees. Once grown, any residents are able to help themselves to the fruits. Something to look forward to.
Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 16:39 by Kathy Hale
With regret, Brackley Town Council has today cancelled all planned events relating to VE Day 75 celebrations and commemorations on Friday 8th, Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th May 2020. This decision has been made in line with guidelines and advice issued by central government and associated agencies.
Council appreciates the support given to these events by all local organisations, contractors and suppliers... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 13:22 by Stephanie Campbell
The Council office at 20 High Street is closed to visitors with immediate effect having taken advice and following national guidelines issued.
Should you wish to contact Brackley Town Council, please do so by either telephone 01280 702441 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Council staff will be available Monday to Friday 9.00am until 5.00pm
Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 11:17 by Stephanie Campbell
Information from South Northants Elections Coordinator received today:
Local Council Elections due to take place on Thursday 7th May 2020 have been postponed for 12 months as a result of legislation passed by central government on Friday 13th March.
Any prospective candidates should shred any nomination forms. As and when information relating to future elections is received, nomination packs will be... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 12:50 by Stephanie Campbell
Brackley Town Council is currently organising community events to commemorate and celebrate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War 2 in Europe. Events are planned for Friday 8th May (Bank Holiday), Saturday 9th May and Sunday 10th May 2020. Please see What's On Calendar for more information.
As a backdrop to events and activities, a new Community Project has been launched to make bunting to decorate... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 Mar 2020 14:00 by Stephanie Campbell
Public meetings to let you have your say
Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold and the Chief Constable Nick Adderley are holding a series of public meetings during March to talk about policing and hear the views of local people.
Three meetings are already organised, and they will take place at:
Rushden – Wednesday 4 March, 6.30pm-8pm Rushden Hall, Hall Park, Rushden... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 14:12 by Sally Munday-Webb
A free and confidential council service in South Northamptonshire which helps people find employment is celebrating its 10-year anniversary.
The South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) Job Club has successfully helped over 500 residents into employment during its lifetime and continues to grow year on year.
The Job Club aims to be a one-stop shop for employment and is particularly useful for those returning... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:24 by Stephanie Campbell
Winter continues and one way or another we are all affected by at least 1 of the 3 weather warnings that have been issued by the Met Office this morning.
Another chilly day for us all with some welcome sunshine but also further scattered wintry showers. The wintry precipitation, chiefly in the west, will occasionally manage to blow further across the region where it will tend to melt on impact on low... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 13:16 by Kathy Hale