Brackley Town Council

Telephone: 01280 702441

Town Hall Tower

Clerk: Alison Moses
20 High Street, Brackley
Northamptonshire NN13 7DS

Tags: Advice & Information

Highways England - A43 works to commence

Highways England - A43 works to commence

Highways England are to commence essential maintenance works on A43 northbound RAF Croughton to Barley Mow roundabout from 10th August 2020 until 6th September.

Works will also be carried out of A43 soutbound at Tusmore.

The majority of work will be carried out overnight from 8pm until 6am Monday to Friday. However, FULL weekend road closures will be in place each weekend from 8pm on Fridays until 6am... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 09:53 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Advice & Information, Highways

Dog owners urged to keep pets on leads

Dog owners urged to keep pets on leads

We have placed more signs around St. James' Lake today reminding people to keep their dogs on a lead whilst visiting.

This advice has been issued by the Government relating to current Covid-19 conditions. We also need to protect wildlife in the area, particularly very young ducklings and goslings. Unfortunately, a number of distressing reports of free-roaming dogs either chasing or attacking wildlife.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 13:34 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Advice & Information, Covid-19, Parks and Open Spaces

Food Box Collection and Distribution - Update

Food Box Collection and Distribution - Update

The first collection of boxes was 200 and today, our fourth collection, was 375 boxes plus 4 crates of store cupboard items for the foodbank. These boxes are collected from Milton Keynes and arrive at the Market Square. They are then divided up amongst the volunteer delivery drivers and distributed to 21 parishes in the area and over 50 residents in Brackley - all whilst socially distancing of course.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 14:55 by Kathy Hale

Tags: Advice & Information, Covid-19, Information

Coronavirus - Guidance on accessing Parks and Green Spaces with dogs

Coronavirus - Guidance on accessing Parks and Green Spaces with dogs

There are growing concerns that not all dog owners are keeping their pets on leads whilst using Brackley parks and open spaces, in particular, the area surrounding St. James' Lake.

The following extract is taken from HM Government guidance issued:

If walking your dog in areas used by other people, you should walk your dog on a lead to ensure you safely keep 2 metres away from others. You can find further... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 09:49 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Advice & Information, Covid-19, Parks and Open Spaces

Stay Safe in our Parks and Open Spaces

Stay Safe in our Parks and Open Spaces

Whilst enjoying the use of parks and open spaces in Brackley, please be mindful of this information and guidance to keep everyone safe at this time.

Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 12:20 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Advice & Information, Covid-19, Parks and Open Spaces

Press Release from South Northants Council - Council Tax

Press Release from South Northants Council - Council Tax

Press Release

Date: 03 April 2020

Issue: SNCPR16386

For Immediate Release

Help for residents with Council Tax

Those who cannot pay their Council Tax due to the Coronavirus are being urged to claim the benefits they are entitled to by South Northamptonshire Council (SNC).

Councillor Peter Rawlinson SNC's portfolio holder for finance, performance and governance, said: "We continue to provide local services... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:33 by Kathy Hale

Tags: Advice & Information, Advice and information, Covid-19, News

CEMETERY CLOSED TO VISITORS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

CEMETERY CLOSED TO VISITORS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

By order of HM Government
CORONAVIRUS REGULATIONS 2020

Brackley Town Council deeply regrets having to take this action ordered by the Government and apologises for the distress it will cause.

Burials and interments are still going ahead in line with Government Regulations.

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 10:48 by Kathy Hale

Tags: Advice & Information, Covid-19, News

Food Box Collection and Distribution

Food Box Collection and Distribution

Today we collected over 200 food boxes from SOFEA (a community larder based in Milton Keynes) and distributed them to nearby parishes and to families in need within Brackley. Each box contained 10 store cupboard items and 5 fresh fruit and vegetable items. We will also be able to give Brackley Foodbank 4 large boxes of assorted store cupboard items tomorrow.

All this was undertaken at very short notice... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 19:41 by Kathy Hale

Tags: Advice & Information, Information, News

Wash your hands of Coronavirus Scams!

Wash your hands of Coronavirus Scams!

National Trading Standards Scams Team have issued the attached information and guidance. Please read and share to all, especially those who do not have internet access.

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 11:45 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Advice & Information, Covid-19