Brackley Town Council

Telephone: 01280 702441

Town Hall Tower

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

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Have your say on West Northamptonshire Council’s Gambling Policy

Have your say on West Northamptonshire Council’s Gambling Policy

Have your say on West Northamptonshire Council's Gambling Policy

West Northamptonshire Council wants to hear your views on their proposed policy statement designed to prevent the use of gambling and betting premises for crime and disorder.

They also want to know if you are satisfied that the draft statement is robust in protecting children and younger people from harm in this environment.

Under the Gambling... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Jul 2022 11:58 by Deborah Sumner

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Public asked to have their say on modifications to Northampton’s Local Plan

Public asked to have their say on modifications to Northampton’s Local Plan

Examination of the Northampton Local Plan Part 2 continues as West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) prepares for a six-week public consultation on proposed modifications.

The Local Plan Part 2 is a major planning policy document that will help guide planning decisions throughout Northampton up to 2029.

Following public hearings in November 2021, the Government appointed Planning Inspectors have recommended... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Jun 2022 12:02 by Deborah Sumner

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West Northamptonshire to celebrate Refugee Week 2022

West Northamptonshire to celebrate Refugee Week 2022

West Northants will celebrate Refugee Week from Monday with a number of events to raise awareness of issues affecting asylum seekers and the local support available to them.

Throughout the week of 20 to 26 June, events will take place at the University of Northampton, Delapre Abbey and online, with a full programme of speakers and presentations also planned at the Guildhall on Thursday, 23 June.

The... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Jun 2022 11:59 by Deborah Sumner

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Council publishes ‘specification’ for new special needs school in West Northamptonshire

Council publishes ‘specification’ for new special needs school in West Northamptonshire

Proposals for a 250-place special needs school took a step forward this week after West Northants Council (WNC) published more details for academies who might bid to run it.

The new school will be an 'all-through SEND' school, meaning it will cater for children of all ages with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Specifically, it will cater for pupils with autistic spectrum condition (ASC),... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 09:30 by Georgia Connor

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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

Fresh Round of Community Grants - Applications Open

Fresh Round of Community Grants - Applications Open

Local community and voluntary groups who deliver important services in West Northamptonshire have another chance to apply for grants of up to £15,000.

West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) has announced a fresh round of Community Funding Grants which opened on Friday 22 April 2022.

Applications for this round of funding should be submitted no later than Sunday 15 May 2022.

Councillor David Smith,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 May 2022 15:25 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Advice and information, Community Grants, Community Groups, Community Services, West Northants Council

Initial Consultation: New Free Special School 2022

Initial Consultation: New Free Special School 2022

West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) has identified the need to provide additional specialist school places for children and young people, preferably to the south-west of Northampton, within reasonable travelling distance of Towcester, Daventry and Brackley.

The need is for places for pupils with autistic spectrum conditions (ASC) and with severe learning difficulties (SLD). To address these needs, the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 May 2022 13:55 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Consultation, West Northants Council

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

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West Northamptonshire Council (Public Footpath VA15 – Temporary Closure) Order 2022

West Northamptonshire Council (Public Footpath VA15 – Temporary Closure) Order 2022

West Northamptonshire Council have made a Temporary Closure Order for Public Footpath VA15. The effect of which is to prohibit pedestrians from proceeding along that length of Public Footpath VA15 (Part) in Brackley as specified below in the attached document. Private access to land or premises adjacent to the said length of footpath are unaffected.

The restriction is required for construction of a... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Mar 2022 11:48 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Land & Property, News, West Northants Council

West Northamptonshire Council: HS2 Marshall (3 year, fixed term post until March 2025)

West Northamptonshire Council: HS2 Marshall (3 year, fixed term post until March 2025)

Based: The Forum, Towcester (working across West Northamptonshire)

Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week

Salary: £40,245

Closing date: Noon 22 March 2022

Interviews: Expected to take place on Tuesday 29th March in Northampton

West Northamptonshire Council's Highways and Transport team look after a diverse range of activities with the common objective of keeping people moving around our county.

The team... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Mar 2022 10:19 by Georgia Connor

Tags: HS2, West Northants Council