Today is the start of a 10-week public consultation inviting proposals for new council wards and ward boundaries for North Northamptonshire Council.
The consultation will close on 6 February 2023.
After all the representations made during this consultation have been considered, the local government boundary commission will publish draft recommendations in May 2023.
They will then hold a further period... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:02 by Catriona Ward
As the weather has got colder and the energy crisis continues, organisations within Raunds have come together to provide a warm place for those who need it.
SAXON HALL - 2-4pm
LIBRARY - 10am-12pm & 2-4pm
LIBRARY - 2-4pm
LIBRARY - 2-6pm
RAUNDS COMMUNITY CENTRE - 12pm-2pm
LIBRARY - 10am-12pm
MANOR SCHOOL/SPORTS CENTRE - 2-4pm
PLEASE NOTE some of these venues will... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 25 Nov 2022 12:57 by Catriona Ward
Raunds Film Afternoon
'A Family Stone' 13
at Saxon Hall, Raunds on Wednesday 21st December 2022
Refreshments served from 1pm
Film starts at 1.30pm
Ring 01933 622087 between 10am-2pm to reserve your seat.
£1 entry (Includes tea/coffee and cake)
A traditionalist and uptight businesswoman goes with her boyfriend to his quirky and outgoing family's yearly Christmas bash and realises... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 18:28 by Catriona Ward
Last Thursday The Mayor of Raunds, Cllr Richard Levell, Principle Julie Casswell and Chris Hill CEO at Nene Education Trust, planted the first of the 100 saplings at St Peter's CE Academy, gifted as a result of St Peter's successful bid for trees from the late Queen's Green Canopy project. The rest of the trees will now be planted and will eventually develop into the school's forest area.
The Queen's... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 12:02 by Catriona Ward
This evening, the the front of St Peters Church and the Town Hall will be lit up purple to show our support and raise awareness of pancreatic cancer.
The aim of this day is to break the silence around this cancer and raise awareness, and in doing so increase the survival rate of this disease. For those diagnosed in time for surgery their survival rating beyond 5 years increases 10 fold, showing understanding... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 12:41 by Catriona Ward
Pancreatic cancer is currently the fifth biggest cancer killer in the UK
On Thursday 17th November 2022 Raunds Town Council will be lighting up the front of St Peter's Church and the Town Hall in purple to remember loved ones who have sadly died of pancreatic cancer, to acknowledge those living with or beyond the disease, and to raise awareness of a disease that deserves more attention.
Right now people... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 11:38 by Catriona Ward
On Remembrance Sunday, 13th November 2022 Raunds Town Council and the Royal British Legion commemorated the occasion with a parade from the Town Hall to the War Memorial in front of the Peter's Church. The parade was led by the Raunds Temperance Band, Dominic Hopkins DL, The Mayor of Raunds, Tom Pursglove MP, Councillor Helen Howell Deputy Leader of North Northamptonshire Council, Senior Master Sargent... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 11:22 by Catriona Ward
Congratulations to Aiya from Windmill School for winning the Christmas Light competition 2022. Richard Levell, Mayor of Raunds presented Aiya with her winning prize and certificate during her school assembly.
Aiya's winning light design can be seen at the Christmas Market & Light Switch-on Sunday 27th November, where she will be turning on the Christmas lights. Thank you and well done to everyone... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 13:24 by Catriona Ward
On the 11th November 2022 Raunds Town Council held a short service of Remembrance with a 2 minute silence at 11am. Raunds Deputy Mayor, Cllr Lee Wilkes was joined on the steps of the Town Hall by fellow Councillors, Royal British Legion, Reverend Kim Shorley, First Responders, staff, students from Manor School, St Peters School, Windmill Primary, Park Infants School and members of the public. Thank... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 12:29 by Catriona Ward