Brackley Town Council

Telephone: 01280 702441

Town Hall Tower

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

Tags: History & Heritage

Parish Path Wardens - Working together to improve Northamptonshire

Parish Path Wardens - Working together to improve Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire Highways receive a vast amount of support from people who have informally kept an eye on their local rights of way network. The information they provide is invaluable and they let us know about any problems such as missing fingerposts / waymarks, paths obstructed by fallen trees, crops or difficult to use gates and stiles. They've also been able to point us in the right direction if... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 May 2021 10:05 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Health & Wellbeing, Healthy Communities, History & Heritage

Coming soon to Brackley Town Hall

Coming soon to Brackley Town Hall

On Friday 23rd October 2020, a lease was signed between Brackley Town Council and Emily Mellor for the use of the Market Hall within Brackley Town Hall.

Emily will be opening 'M on the Square', an exciting new venture very soon. We are delighted to announce this news and wish Emily every success.

Press release with opening date, to follow.

Posted: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 13:16 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Brackley Town Hall, Business Community, History & Heritage, Land & Property, Press Release

SNC backs The Big Green Draw to get the district drawing

SNC backs The Big Green Draw to get the district drawing

South Northants Council (SNC) is encouraging people of all ages across the district to get creative as part of The Big Green Draw Festival.

The Big Green Draw Festival is a worldwide celebration of drawing, that takes place each year to promote the universal language of drawing as a tool for learning, expression and invention.

This theme of this year's festival is 'A Climate of Change'. South Northants... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 09:58 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Art, History & Heritage, South Northants Council

HS2 & Fusion - Works at Turweston

HS2 & Fusion - Works at Turweston

The attached document shows all works to be carried out between October and December 2020 in and around Turweston relating to HS2.

Scheduled works include archeological research, compound set-up, hedgerow removal and maintenance along with installation of fencing.

Posted: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 09:19 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: HS2, Highways, History & Heritage, Information

HS2 - Archaeological test pit evaluation at Radstone

HS2 - Archaeological test pit evaluation at Radstone

HS2 have issued their latest notice of works in Radstone. Fusion are undertaking archaeology to the north and south of Radstone village on behalf of HS2. This work will take place over two stages beginning 2 November through to mid-December 2020. The first stage will include unobtrusive survey work followed by test pitting.

The works are not as involved as previous trial trenching in the area, as the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 09:45 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: HS2, History & Heritage

Brackley Autumn and Winter Events 2020

Brackley Autumn and Winter Events 2020

Forthcoming events were discussed at this week's Brackley Town Council Finance & Policy Committee Meeting. With the announcement of further restrictions relating to the current pandemic, Councillors made the difficult decision to cancel the following events for 2020:

  • Community Fireworks
  • Remembrance Parade & Service
  • Armistice Commemorations
  • Christmas Light switch-on
  • Community Carols

Town Mayor, Cllr... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 14:00 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Civic Ceremonies, Events, History & Heritage, News, Press Release, Town Mayor, What's On

Brackley Charter Fair 10-12 September 2020

Brackley Charter Fair 10-12 September 2020

As you may be aware, centuries ago Brackley was granted a Royal Charter which amongst other things gives Showmen the right to hold an annual "Charter Fun Fair"

Given the charter was granted by Royal assent the only way the Fair could be prevented from attending is by act of Parliament.

Although we are in uncertain times the fair is legal and Brackley Town Council has been assured that all of the Government... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Sep 2020 13:03 by Georgia Connor

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

Free Heritage Walking Tours

Free Heritage Walking Tours

Brackley Town Council, as part of the Heritage Open Day festival, will be running FREE heritage walking tours on Saturday 12th September.

Find out more about our town with trained tour guides!

The tours will last approximately 1 hour and the tours will run inline with government guidelines surrounding Coronavirus.

Places are limited and must be booked in advance.

Email venues@brackleynorthants-tc.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Sep 2020 12:20 by Sally Munday-Webb

Tags: Brackley Town Hall, Covid-19, FREE, Health & Wellbeing, History & Heritage, Information and advice, News

Exciting New Wedding Package Launched

Wedding Ceremony Town Hall

A brand-new wedding package for those wanting to get married has now been launched by Brackley Town Council; now that Covid 19 restrictions have been partly lifted. These packages will be available at both Brackley Town Hall and Egerton Hall, which are licensed wedding venues in Brackley.

Wedding ceremonies can now go ahead in line with Government guidelines and we are offering a new package that includes... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 09:29 by Sally Munday-Webb

Tags: Brackley Town Hall, Covid-19, Egerton Hall, History & Heritage, Information, Information and advice, News, Northamptonshire County Council

Mayor Making 2020

Mayor Making 2020

At its meeting held on Monday 6th July 2020 Brackley Town Council members elected Councillor Christopher Cartmell to the office of Town Mayor, who will be in office until May 2021. In contrast to tradition, this year's delayed Mayor Making was held via a specially orchestrated Zoom meeting due to current guidance relating to council meetings.

Councillor Cartmell has been a Town Councillor for almost... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:00 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Civic Ceremonies, History & Heritage