Message from the Town Mayor
Celebrating VE Day 75 was originally planned as a nationwide event spread of over a three-day period and plans for a Brackley Town weekend of activities, starting on the afternoon of May 8th, were well advanced. Then comes Covid-19 causing disruption to our daily life the likes of which have not been seen since the end of World War II. The determination of the Nation, as... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 11:36 by Stephanie Campbell
Date: 03 April 2020
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
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
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
Bin collections continue, but residents asked to double-bag tissues
Core waste and recycling services in South Northamptonshire are continuing as scheduled, but bulky waste collections have been suspended and the Farthinghoe Recycling and Reuse Centre is closed.
SNC is also highlighting current Government advice to those with Coronavirus symptoms to separate tissues and cleaning cloths, double-bag them... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:55 by Stephanie Campbell
South Northants Council Economic Growth Team seeks innovative response to Covid-19
Expanding on its Job Match service, South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) is helping to facilitate the redeployment of workers unable to work because of Covid-19.
Over the last ten years, SNC has found work for hundreds of people and the council's Economic Growth Team (EG) is now focused on supporting those without work... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:27 by Stephanie Campbell
Due to the current situation, a decision has been taken to close the public toilets in Brackley.
Thank you for your understanding.
Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:20 by Kathy Hale
Following government advice SNVB have now closed the Volunteer Centres in Brackley and Towcester completely.
Their staff are now working from home and they are committed to keeping the work and projects going through this crisis.
If you need to contact them, then please use email or telephone and leave a message. The messages are checked regularly and you will be called back.
They... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:16 by Kathy Hale
24 March 2020
To all Brackley Residents
Coronavirus Covid-19 Emergency Measures
Following the Prime Minister's address to the nation on 23 March 2020 all communal places within parks, such as playgrounds and outdoor gyms must be closed with immediate effect.
The instruction has also been given that people must stay at home except where it is essential for work purposes – but workers should be trying... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 10:21 by Kathy Hale
PLAY AREAS/FITNESS EQUIPMENT CLOSED
by order of HM Government as part of the UK Coronavirus Response.
Closure effective from midnight 23 March for a minimum period of 21 days.
No equipment safety checks will be carried out whilst the play areas are closed.
Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 09:24 by Kathy Hale