Tags: Town Events

Lest We Forget 2014-2018

Lest We Forget   2014-2018

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

Tags: History & Heritage, Information, Town Events

Brackley Library now an Asset of Community Value

Brackley Library now an Asset of Community Value

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

Tags: Information, Town Events

Brackley Community Carols

Brackley Community Carols

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

Tags: Food, Information, Refreshments, Town Events

Cristmas Lantern Parade

Cristmas Lantern Parade

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

Tags: Town Events

Thank you .......

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

Tags: Information, Town Events

Council Vacancy Filled and new Town Mayor elect

Council Vacancy Filled and new Town Mayor elect

Having advertised the vacancy here on the website, four excellent candidates put themselves forward for co-option. At the meeting last night Councillors chose Mr Bernie Tiller to be the new councillor for the East Ward.

At the same meeting Council also elected the new Town Mayor and Deputy Town Mayor to be proposed at the Annual Meeting (Mayor Making) on Saturday 13th May 2017. The Town Mayor elect... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Feb 2017 11:19 by Linda Carter

Tags: Information, Town Events

Christmas Lantern Parade 2016

Christmas Lantern Parade 2016

The first Brackley Christmas Lantern Parade added to this year's Christmas Lights switch-on over the weekend, with 200+ local children lead by Town Mayor Cllr Fiona Baker parading from Brackley Methodist Church to Burgess Square.

All the children attended decorating workshops held at the Old Fire Station during the run-up to this magical event which also included lanterns received from our twin town... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:40 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Entertainment, Information, Town Events

Brackley Remembrance Parade & Service

Brackley Remembrance Parade & Service

Brackley Remembrance Parade & Service will take place on Sunday 13th November. The Parade will commence at 2.40pm followed by a Service of Remembrance at 3.00pm at the town war memorial.

Organisations taking part in the Parade are requested to meet at Magdalen College School, St. John's site, High Street, Brackley by 2.20pm.

Please note there will be a road closure in operation within the town from... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:35 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: History & Heritage, Information, Town Events

Fireworks display returns ......

Fireworks display returns ......

We are pleased to announce that, after a two-year absence, Brackley will once again have a Town Firework Display this year. The event will take place on Saturday 5th November at St. John's Playing Fields, Magdalen College School.

Gates will open at 5pm with a range of activities provided by locally based charities and organisations. Food and drink will be available to purchase. The Firework Display... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:05 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Food, Refreshments, Town Events

Living with Conservation

Living with Conservation

Many of Brackley's homes fall within the towns's conservation areas and lots have listed status too. If you live in a home with heritage, or work in a building with history, this workshop is for you! Iain Soden, an expert in heritage,conservation and archaeology is delivering a FREE session to anyone who wants to know more about old houses, conservationa reas and listed buildings. The workshop will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:58 by Linda Carter

Tags: History & Heritage, Town Events