Raunds Town Council

Serving the people of Raunds

Cllr Richard Levell, Raunds Town Mayor and his consort Mrs Magdalana Levell 2018  - 2019

Clerk: Ms Kate Houlihan
The Hall, Raunds
Wellingborough
Northamptonshire NN9 6LT

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East Northamptonshire Council’s Residents’ Survey for 2018

East Northamptonshire Council’s Residents’ Survey for 2018

East Northamptonshire Council's Residents' Survey for 2018 closes today!. This is an opportunity for residents to give their feedback on public services in the district and where they feel improvements could be made and has been advertised in the nene valley news newpaper and on the ENC website

The survey can be accessed from our council website at https://www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/residentssurvey and is open to all residents of East Northamptonshire.

Posted: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:21 by Emma Williams

Residents reminded to be vigilant using licensed taxis only this Christmas

Residents reminded to be vigilant using licensed taxis only this Christmas

Following thefts of taxi licence plates in East Northamptonshire, residents are reminded of some golden rules when planning a trip or night out.

All taxis that are registered with the local council must display a licence plate (usually on the rear of the vehicle) which has a number. Four of these plates have been stolen from taxis that are licensed by East Northamptonshire Council and there are concerns that the plates could be fitted to other vehicles that may be used to commit a crime. More »

Steven North, Leader of East Northamptonshire Council, said: "Sadly, we have seen an increase in licence plate thefts and whilst these thefts have been reported to the Police and the plate numbers have been decommissioned, members of the public may inadvertently get into a vehicle that looks like a legitimate taxi but is actually being used for criminal purposes.

"Wherever possible, pre-book a taxi and ask the driver for the name of the booking before you get in. And always keep the number of a reliable firm with you so you don't get caught out."

The stolen licence plates have the following numbers:

  • PHV/31
  • PHV/70
  • HCV/6
  • HCV/20

If you spot these plates being used, please report as much detail as possible to the Police on 101.

Be taxi safe:

  • Plan how you're going to get home from your night out – arrange a lift or book a taxi in your name. And leave the taxi booking details with a friend.
  • Always keep the number of a reliable firm with you
  • Avoid taxis that tout for business and are unlicensed
  • When the taxi arrives, check it is the one you booked by asking for the name in which it was booked. If in doubt, don't get in
  • Always sit behind the driver in the back seat
  • If you feel uneasy, ask to be let out
  • Stick with your friends and choose a meeting point for if you get separated
  • Never accept a lift from a stranger
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Posted: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:20 by Emma Williams

Road Closure Information 25th November 2018

Road Closure Information 25th November 2018

The attached map gives details of the road closures in place for the Raunds Christmas Market and Lights Switch-On

Posted: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 11:09 by Kate Houlihan

Map of Raunds and Stanwick