Author: Linda Carter
The Town Council has been discussing its budget for 2019-20 and would like to hear your views before finalising it. Next year we expect that many of the parks and open spaces on the new developments will be handed over to the Council, which means that we will need additional equipment and staff for the work. The costs of this will be met by contributions from the developers (Section 106 payments) and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 10:50 by Linda Carter
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
The Town Council wants to recruit an enthusiastic, organised and creative person for the role of Venues & Events Co-ordinator. You will be responsible for promoting the Council's venues as locations for a variety of events, managing bookings at those three venues and developing and co-ordinating our programme of community events.
Please see further details in the advert and job description. Closing... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:35 by Linda Carter
We have just been notified by Northamptonshire Highways that Clancy Docwra will be carrying out repairs to two manhole covers in the carriageway, on Pavillons Way, between Banbury Road and Humphries Drive. In order to undertake the work safely the road will be closed for ONE day on Monday 15th October 2018
Posted: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 12:31 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
The Town Council has recently installed a defibrillator at the Old Fire Station which adds to the coverage of this life saving equipment in the town. The defibrillator was purchased with money raised by Cllr Elaine Wiltshire when she was Town Mayor and is now available for public use alongside those at the Fire Station on Oxford Road and the Ambulance Station on Manor Road, which are all external to... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Aug 2018 21:24 by Linda Carter
The consultation on the future of local government in Northamptonshire closes on 22nd July, so there is still time for you to submit a response. www.futurenorthants.co.uk
The change to unitary authorities will affect everyone. Service delivery should be seamless, but representation i.e. the number of councillors representing you, will be considerably reduced, and the future of some current services... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:45 by Linda Carter
The Town Council has just been advised that on the 3rd April between 20:00 and 06:00 the A43 northbound between Evenley roundabout and A422/Oxford Road (Tesco) roundabout and A43 southbound between Buckingham Road roundabout and A422/Oxford road (Tesco) roundabout will be closed. The roundabout, Oxford Road and the A422 will remain open.
Posted: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 16:43 by Linda Carter
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