Northamptonshire County Council and the Northamptonshire's Clinical Commissioning Groups are once again urging people to get their flu vaccines booked in as winter approaches.
Flu is a highly infectious viral illness which can lead to complications, hospital admissions and even death. Symptoms of flu include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, headaches, body aches and tiredness. Those... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 11:09 by Stephanie Campbell
Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue have launched a major recruitment drive for 32 full-time firefighters. The current application window runs until 17th October.
For further information, visit www.northantsfire.gov.uk
Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 10:58 by Stephanie Campbell
Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team are supporting us once again this year with our FREE community firework display!
It takes place this year on the 2nd November at St John's Site, Magdalen College School, Brackley.
The gates open at 17:30 and the fireworks will take place around 19:00. There will be community stalls and refreshments available all evening.
Please wrap up warm and walk if you can, parking... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 09:49 by Sally Monday-Webb
Northamptonshire County Council's Public Health and Wellbeing Team want to know what helps people to lose weight and how that can be applied to weight management programmes in the county.
We want to help more people to maintain a healthy weight or to reach their weight loss goals. Residents are able to access free weight management services if they have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 28 and above. This... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Oct 2019 09:31 by Stephanie Campbell
People are invited to have a say on how west Northamptonshire should develop over the next 30 years.
Northampton Borough, Daventry District, South Northamptonshire and Northamptonshire County Councils are working together on a new West Northamptonshire Strategic Plan to 2050. This new document is an update on the West Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy published five years ago, and is necessary due... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:33 by Kathy Hale
CLOSING DATE 18 SEPTEMBER
If you haven't already commented on this, the last day is tomorrow.
Jo Barrett, Assistant Director for Wellbeing at South Northants Council, presented the draft Sport and Leisure Strategy this week. A public consultation for the strategy is available until 18th September by visiting: https://www.southnorthants.gov.uk/directory-record/3309/sport-and-leisure-strategy-consultation... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 12:40 by Stephanie Campbell
The audit of accounts for Brackley Town Council for the year ending 31st March 2019 has been completed and the accounts have been published.
A copy of audit papers can be viewed here
Posted: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 10:34 by Stephanie Campbell
In line with the RSPB and Defra guidelines, we will be starting hedge cutting around the town. Care will be given to ensure there are no birds nesting.
We are also starting work on Swift Way balance pond to remove an invasive, non-native weed that found its way into the pond - perhaps with the goldfish. We will also be clearing reeds and rushes as the pond is being choked with these. This work will... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 14:47 by Kathy Hale
Annually, Brackley Town Council considers requests for grants to assist organisations involved in delivering valued services to the local community. The council's grant application program for 2020/21 has now opened, and we will accept applications until 31 October 2019.
Details of how to apply and copies of the application form and guidance can be found on our website here
Please note that we cannot... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 14:10 by Stephanie Campbell
Brackley Town Football Club announce fund-raising campaign for new clubhouse
With the football season starting next Saturday, Brackley Town Football Club will be launching its 'Stand Together' campaign to raise £50,000 to help with the re-development of the club@s clubhouse that was destroyed by fire earlier this year.
The initiative, which is supported by the club's board, has been formed by a... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 12:10 by Stephanie Campbell