Raunds Town Council

Serving the people of Raunds

Mayor of Raunds Cllr Sylvia Hughes

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

At Raunds Town Council Annual Town meeting in May, Cllr Sylvia Hughes was elected as Town Mayor for 2010/21.

Her year has started in the most strange of times when we've all had to adapt and make changes to our work and home life!

Due to this Cllr Hughes has been looking at ways of reaching the Community and finding out how different businesses and organisation have facilitated the government guidance regarding Covid-19.

Cllr Hughes is recording a series of video podcasts title 'Coping with Covid'

The first in the series of podcasts is 'Schools'. Cllr Hughes talks to Matt Coleman, Director of Education for the Nene Education trust and Lee Towers, Vice Principle of Manor School. Matt and Lee talk about how the schools have prepared for the return of their students after over 13 weeks of closure.

Coping with Covid - Schools (5/6/20)

The second in the series of podcasts is 'Raunds Area Volunteers'. Raunds Mayor, Cllr Sylvia Hughes is speaking to Stuart James and David Barrall from the Raunds Area Volunteers. A group which was set up at the start of the Coronavirus Pandemic and has succeeded in helping the isolated and vulnerable during this time.

Coping with Covid - Raunds Area Volunteers (12/6/20)

The property market affects us all, whether we are renting or buying our home is our largest investment. As we come out of lockdown this podcast, the third in the series, looks at the housing market is moving forward.

Has lockdown changed our thoughts on where we live? As working from home becomes part of the new normal do people have different requirements when buying a home? Are property prices going up or down? And if we are thinking of selling what are the practicalities around selling our home and viewings. Local property expert Julia Hague shares her knowledge.

Coping with Covid - Businesses (19/6/20)