Brackley Town Council

Telephone: 01280 702441

Town Hall Tower

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

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Council Meetings Postponed

Council Meetings Postponed

The following council meetings will be cancelled tonight: Planning & General Works Committee, Finance & Policy Committee, Direct Responsibilities & General Purposes Committee. These meetings have been cancelled due to the red extreme heat warning issued by the Met Office.

All meetings have been rescheduled to Monday 25 July 2022 for the usual time of 19:00.

Thank you in advance.

Posted: Mon, 18 Jul 2022 13:13 by Georgia Connor

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Brackley Town Former Mayor - Geoff Wilkins 1951-2022

Brackley Town Former Mayor - Geoff Wilkins 1951-2022

Geoff Wilkins was born in Brackley in 1951 and educated in the town. After leaving school, he joined the army and served in the Military Police spending time in both Northern Ireland and in Cyprus as part of the UN peacekeeping force. On discharge he returned to live in Brackley where his employment included investigating benefit fraud for Cherwell District Council and owning a pet shop on the High... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jun 2022 15:35 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Press Release, Town Mayor

Taylor Wimpey make generous donation to Jubilee Crown Workshops

Taylor Wimpey make generous donation to Jubilee Crown Workshops

On Friday 3 June, free crown making workshops will be held at Egerton Hall in honour of HM The Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

Brackley Town Council and community volunteers will be running sessions from 10am, 12pm and 2pm for all the local residents and children to get crafty.

Taylor Wimpey have donated a generous £500.00 to Brackley Town Council and the Jubilee Community Events Committee... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 May 2022 16:00 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Jubilee, Press Release, Town Events

Next Steps for Brackley Skatepark - Public Engagement Survey

Next Steps for Brackley Skatepark - Public Engagement Survey

Brackley Town Council are delighted to announce that we have now offered the contract to build our skate park.

The awarded contractor is Maverick Skateparks. Maverick are a skater run business specialising in the design and installation of spray concrete skateparks and have installed some of the best skateparks across the UK.

The next step is public engagement and this includes a two-part process, starting... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 May 2022 16:45 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Press Release, Skate Park, Town Events

Government Welcome Back Fund – Brackley Town Council awarded £32,790.00

Government Welcome Back Fund – Brackley Town Council awarded £32,790.00

Brackley Town Council has been awarded £32,790.00 from the European Regional Development Fund's Welcome Back Fund, delivered by West Northamptonshire Council.

What is the Welcome Back Fund?

The Welcome Back Fund is providing councils across England a share of £56 million in aim to drive footfall back into town centres and celebrate the high street. This funding extends on from the £50... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 May 2022 15:22 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Press Release, West Northants Council

Brackley Town Council celebrates after receiving £9,972.00 in National Lottery funding

Brackley Town Council celebrates after receiving £9,972.00 in National Lottery funding

Brackley Town Council and the Jubilee Community Events Committee is celebrating today after being awarded £9,972.00 in funding from The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK.

Brackley Town Council will use their funding to put towards the costs of the one-off spectacular 'Brackley Platinum Jubilee Festival' event for HM The Queen's Platinum Jubilee... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 May 2022 14:34 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Events, Jubilee, Press Release, Town Events, What's On

Cllr Paul Wiltshire elected as new mayor of Brackley

Cllr Paul Wiltshire elected as new mayor of Brackley

On Saturday 14 May, Councillor Paul Wiltshire was elected as the new mayor of Brackley Town Council during the annual traditional mayor making ceremony.

The ceremony started at 12 noon in the Civic Hall of Brackley Town Hall, and began with the former Mayor, Councillor Don Thompson giving an overview of his time in role in 2021/22.

Representatives of South Northants Youth Engagement (SNYE) and Mental... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 May 2022 12:54 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Mayor's Event, Press Release, Town Events, Town Mayor

Press Release: Brackley Town Council has announced plans to light a Beacon for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Press Release: Brackley Town Council has announced plans to light a Beacon for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Press Release

We are proud to be part of The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Beacons and Associated Activities on June 2, 2022.

Brackley Town Council has announced plans to light a Beacon for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee on the evening of Thursday, June 2, 2022.

The Beacon is one of thousands being lit in the UK and the Commonwealth, and forms part of the official programme announced by Buckingham Palace for... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 May 2022 11:57 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Community, Events, Jubilee, Press Release, Things To Do, Town Events

Farthinghoe Recycling Centre Reopens Following Refurb

Farthinghoe Recycling Centre Reopens Following Refurb

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

Tags: Information, Press Release, West Northants Council

Improving the water network in your area - Halse Road

Improving the water network in your area - Halse Road

What's happening in your area?

Anglian Water are planning a project to install almost 1.5 kilometres of new water pipes in Halse. The project has two important benefits; it will support infrastructure growth and increase resilience in the local network. This work will ensure you and your neighbours can continue to use your taps and flush your loos without a second thought for many years to come.

We... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Apr 2022 13:19 by Georgia Connor

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