Tags: Town Events
Calling all budding artists!
Brackley Community Carnival would like to invite you to enter this year's Cover Competition! This year we have a slight change to the Cover Competition, you can now submit your entries directly to the Carnival Committee and don't need to go through your school as in previous years. The Cover Competition is open to all primary school children i.e Reception (age 4-5) to Year... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:35 by Stephanie Campbell
Earlier in the year, when Councillors agreed to adopt the idea of a 'Poppy Mile' for this special centenary year, we had no idea that the residents' efforts would result in the spectacle that it has.
Our first idea of planting poppies proved to be problematic – they don't generally flower in November! A change of plan was called for and, in late spring, a call went out for volunteers to knit,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 19:47 by Linda Carter
Two years after the doors of Brackley Town Hall were closed to the public, the project to restore the building has been completed. The building will be officially re-opened by His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester on Tuesday 11th September 2018. Accompanied by both the Lord Lieutenant and the High Sheriff of Northamptonshire, and in front of an audience of Councillors Past Mayors and representatives... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 13:49 by Linda Carter
Congratulations to Brackley Town Football Club!
Brackley Town Council has been in discussions with the Club to hopefully organise a joint celebration for the town to commemorate this amazing achievement.
Due to the Club's current commitment's and planned well earned holidays for all associated with the club, a date for an event is yet to be decided.
Both Brackley Town Football Club and Brackley Town Council... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 May 2018 15:00 by Stephanie Campbell
Annual Meeting of Brackley Town Council and Mayor Making
At the meeting held on Saturday 12 May Cllr Mark Morrell was invested as Brackley Town Mayor for the ensuing year. The Mayors Consort is his wife Mrs Lorraine Morrell.
Cllr Morrell has served as a Town Councillor in Brackley for 5 years, and has lived in the town for some 20 years having settled here with his family.
During the meeting held on Saturday,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 May 2018 14:19 by Stephanie Campbell
As part of the centenary commemorations, the Town Council is looking to create a field of poppies on the High Street, ready for the Remembrance Day Service on the 11th November 2018. To do that we need LOTS OF POPPIES! So, if you can knit, sew, crochet or otherwise craft some poppies, we need your help. The link below has patterns for poppies to help you, and we will be collecting any finished ones... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Mar 2018 14:21 by Linda Carter
At the Town Council meeting on 4th December, Councillors considered a request from a local resident to register Brackley Library as an Asset of Community Value. In England, an asset of community value (ACV) is land or property of importance to a local community which is subject to additional protection from development under the Localism Act 2011. An application was submitted to South Northamptonshire... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:58 by Linda Carter
Brackley Community Carols
This Sunday 17th December 2017 at 6.00pm on Burgess Square/Market Place car-park.
Brackley and District Band and Junior Group 'Majors & Minors' will accompany the singing. Refreshments will be available from Brackley Butchers and Waynflete Lodge.
Before joining in the singing, why not arrive early and complete your Christmas Shopping in The Courtyard Shops from 4.00pm onwards.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:57 by Stephanie Campbell
Building on the success of last year's inaugural Lantern Parade we were delighted to see so many local children attend workshops to decorate lanterns for this year's parade. In all, approximately 250 children attended 8 workshops at the Old Fire Station leading up to the event on Saturday 25th November. In addition, children from Montabaur in Germany, Brackley Scouts and individuals decorated their... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 30 Nov 2017 10:41 by Stephanie Campbell
to all of you who joined us for the Fantastic Fireworks on Saturday Evening. Around 6000 people were there - and a lot more saw the display from other vantage points around the town. Thank you to Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team for sponsoring the display, to all of those schools and voluntary organisations, which took advantage of the fundraising opportunity by providing activities for the spectators,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:50 by Linda Carter