Charitable organisations working in the UK can apply for funding for projects and activities that benefit rural communities in the areas of education, research, social welfare, and poverty relief.
NFU Mutual Charitable Trust is offering grants of between £1,000 and £50,000 to charities and other not-for-profit organisations to deliver activities that support rural communities across the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 May 2022 15:36 by Georgia Connor
You may be experiencing cloudy or white water due to work that Anglian Water have been carrying out in the Brackley area.
This is caused by air in the water, which is harmless and should clear if the water is allowed to stand in a glass.
Anglian Water are carrying out localised flushing to remedy this.
For full details, please visit: https://inyourarea.digdat.co.uk/AnglianWater?id=WaterSupplyIssues.188145... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 05 May 2022 10:00 by Georgia Connor
The Government's Homes for Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme allows people in the UK to offer a home to people fleeing the war. People in towns and villages right across West Northamptonshire are offering to take in Ukrainian families. Further information about the scheme can be found here.
Ways you can help
There are many ways people and local organisations can help with the resettlement process, from providing... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Apr 2022 15:08 by Georgia Connor
The new operators of Farthinghoe's popular reuse and recycling centre say they are thrilled with the welcome they have received from the local community.
Lorna Hall and Nick Rodwell, of Ace Reuse Recycling Ltd, took over the running of the facility in mid-March, following its refurbishment by West Northamptonshire Council.
The pair come to Farthinghoe having been successfully rescuing and processing... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Apr 2022 11:51 by Georgia Connor
February HS2 Community Newsletter details the activities that you can expect to see over the next few months, specifically in the area around Brackley, the A43, A422 and A421.
This includes updates on works at compounds, progression of earthworks and the start of work on bridges and other structures.
Please view the newsletter below.
Posted: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 11:23 by Georgia Connor
Press Release from Brackley Community Radio:
All at BCR (Brackley Community Radio) are very sad to announce that BCR will be signing off from Sunday 13th March 2022.
This decision as not been taken lightly, and we would like to thank all of those that have volunteered their time as presenters and those that have supported BCR over the last two years with their time and efforts in what has been a very... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Feb 2022 13:35 by Georgia Connor
West Northamptonshire Council is taking swift action to secure the future of Farthinghoe Recycling and Reuse Centre when its current operator retires at the end of this month.
Work is underway to appoint a new contractor to run the popular centre, off the A422 Banbury Road, between Brackley and Middleton Cheney, along with plans to refurbish the site before the busier spring months, giving long-term... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 16:55 by Georgia Connor
NOTICE - GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR 2022/23 CLOSES ON 21 JANUARY 2022
Brackley Town Council allocates money each year to grant fund local organisations which benefit the town. As the Town Council's funding comes from its precept, it is important that groups applying for funding is of benefit for Brackley residents.
Grant applications for financial year 2022/2023 will close on Friday 21 January 2022
Posted: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 09:08 by Kathy Hale
The A422 will be fully closed overnight from 19:00 to 05:00 from Monday 10 January to Wednesday 12 January with a diversion in place.
As part of the continued preparatory works, HS2 are working alongside BT Openreach to complete the relocation and connection of utilities along the A422.
There will also be a single lane closure during the day to allow for the new road surface to set. No utility services... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 07 Jan 2022 15:15 by Kathy Hale
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