Tags: Town Events
This year, the annual parade will commence at 2.30pm from Winchester House School, High Street followed by a service of remembrance at the town war memorial at 3.00pm.
To ensure the safety of all the following road closures will be enforced during the day:
10.00am until 4.30pm - Town Hall slip road (access available for Market House Courtyard)
1.00pm until 4.30pm - High Street from junction with Buckingham... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 14:30 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
Topsy Turvey have won this year's St. George's Day Window Competition. The competition was open to all business premises in Brackley and were on display for two weeks. The competition was organised by Brackley Town Council in association with Brackley Library Supporters Group.
Town Mayor Cllr Mark Morrell and members of Brackley Library Supporters Group judged all windows taking part yesterday, Thursday,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:30 by Stephanie Campbell
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