Raunds Town Council

Serving the people of Raunds

Cllr S Hughes Website

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

Latest News

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements

Please be advised that Highways England will be carrying out overnight closures of the A6 Northbound from Chowns Mill roundabout through to Nene Park roundabout, Irthlingborough during October / November 2020

The A6 NB will be closed to allow us to commence works on that area of the junction and verges. The night time closures are necessary for the safety of the workforce and to minimise disruption... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 09:03 by Emma Williams

Tags: A45 Chowns Mill Roundabout

We're Recruiting! Facilities Manager

We're Recruiting! Facilities Manager

An opportunity exists to join a small friendly team dedicated to providing excellent services to our community.

You will be working across all Town Council buildings and open spaces, carrying out a wide range of duties

The successful applicant will need an excellent knowledge of buildings maintenance as well as excellent customer service skills.

The role is physically demanding and heavy lifting will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 23:57 by kate

Tags: Staff, recruitment

Your local council is here for you when you need it most

Your local council is here for you when you need it most

East Northamptonshire Council is reminding all residents, businesses and communities that just as it has supported them during the height of the health pandemic, it will continue to do so with all services remaining open to those who need them.

Steven North, Leader of ENC, explains:

"This has been an incredibly stressful time for many in our district and our staff and councillors have stepped up to continue... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 11:53 by Emma Williams

Tags: ENC, Press Release

Raunds Autumn Litter Pick

Raunds Autumn Litter Pick

This years Autumn Litter pick is still going ahead but will be slightly different to previous years. Raunds Town Council will supply the equipment you need apart from gloves so please bring your own. Social distancing measures must be adhered to so we ask that you only pick litter in your designated area in your bubble of no more than 6 people. All equipment will be sanitized before and after use and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 12:14 by Emma Williams

Tags: Autumn Litter pick, Litter, Volunteers

Raunds Town Council thanks the towns "Covid Heroes"

Raunds Town Council thanks the towns "Covid Heroes"

Whilst the Covid pandemic sadly seems to be far from over, Raunds Town Council wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who has volunteered and supported everyone so far. You are our "Covid Heroes"

Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:45 by kate

Tags: Covid

NHS Track and Trace App to launch

NHS Track and Trace App to launch

The new NHS Test and Trace app launches on 24 September.

By using the app businesses have a simple way for their customers to check-in, by scanning a QR code.

The app is designed to simplify the process of notifying a customer/visitor to a premises that someone who was there when they were, has tested positive for COVID-19 and must self-isolate.

Full details can be found in the attached links.

Posted: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 13:04 by kate

Tags: Covid, TrackandTrace

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements

Further to our email of Thursday 10 September, please be advised that, due to operational reasons this weeks planned night time road closures on the A6 has now been cancelled and replaced with single lane running.

The revised schedule is attached

NOTE:Signed diversion routes will be in place during any closures. Our planned closures may be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 08:45 by Emma Williams

Tags: Chowns Mill

Vacancy in the office of Town Councillor (Windmill Ward)

Vacancy in the office of Town Councillor (Windmill Ward)

Following the resignation of Nick Beck from the Town Council a casual vacancy exists in the office of Councillor for Windmill Ward.

On receipt of a request in writing from any ten local government electors for the said Ward an election to fill the vacancy will be held within sixty days. If no such request is made the vacancy will be filled by the Town Council.

Please note that if an election is requested,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 17:37 by kate

Tags: Councillor Vacancy

Coping with Covid - Fitness

Coping with Covid - Fitness

Many of us have over indulged during lock-down but not only has it affected our physical health but also our mental health. In today's podcast, the 9th in our series of Coping with Covid, Cllr Sylvia Hughes, Mayor of Raunds talks to Tanya Griffiths from First Free Fitness and Tom Hatton from Manor Sports & Leisure about the variety of exercise sessions, classes and gym equipment that are available... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 09:00 by Emma Williams

Tags: Coping with Covid

Skate Park Closed

Skate Park Closed

Raunds Skate Park in Amos Lawrence playing field is temporarily closed for repair. Please do not attempt to enter the skate park or use the equipment until it has been repaired and unlocked.

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 09:56 by Emma Williams

Tags: Amos Lawrence, Skate Park

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