Raunds Town Council

Serving the people of Raunds

Cllr S Hughes Website

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

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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

Explore East Northamptonshire on two wheels

Explore East Northamptonshire on two wheels

With the Government launching a new initiative to combat obesity in England, East Northamptonshire Council is encouraging everyone to explore the countryside, cycle paths and Nene Valley on two wheels whilst getting fit and healthy at the same time.

For those who want to get out and about in East Northamptonshire, but are not sure where to start, Destination Nene Valley has plenty of resources on their... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 09:25 by Emma Williams

Tags: ENC

Coping with Covid - Hair & Beauty

Coping with Covid - Hair & Beauty

Lockdown has had an effect on many of us both mentally and physically and not being able to get your hair done or your regular beauty treatment has been a struggle! The announcement that our hairdressers/barbers and beauty salons were allowed to reopen came as very welcome news. In our series of podcasts 'Coping with Covid' Cllr Sylvia Hughes, Mayor of Raunds talks to Christina Dudley from Christina... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 12:08 by Emma Williams

Tags: Coping with Covid

East Northants Council launches new way to report fly tipping

East Northants Council launches new way to report fly tipping

Having seen how successful the What3Words app has been across the world, East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) is now encouraging anyone who wishes to report fly tipping across the district to use the app.

What3Words works using the principle that every 3m x 3m square of the world has been assigned an address of three words. For example one 3m x 3m square at East Northamptonshire Council's Cedar Drive... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 09:31 by Emma Williams

Tags: Fly Tipping, What3Words

Coping with Covid - Jesters & The World Upside Down

As the hospitality industry welcomes us back people are understandably cautious about returning to our pubs and restaurants. In this weeks podcast, the 7th in our series 'Coping with Covid' Raunds Mayor, Cllr Sylvia Hughes talks to Mark Brookside, owner of Jesters Bistro and James Guest, Duty Manager at the World Upside Down. Mark & James talk about the measures put in place for the safety of customer... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 17:19 by Emma Williams

Tags: Coping with Covid

Town Hall Office - Re-open to public

Town Hall Office - Re-open to public

Raunds Town Council is pleased to re-open their offices to the public. Initially this will be in a limited capacity, our temporary opening hours will be:

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday: 10am-12pm

Wednesday: 10am-12pm

Thursday: 10am-12pm

Friday: CLOSED

Please attend alone if possible and do not attend the offices if you have any symptoms of Coronavirus.

Posted: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 11:45 by kate

Tags: Community, News

Coping with Covid - Northampton University

Coping with Covid - Northampton University

This week is the end of term for many students that have returned to school. Those students that have finished their school education will be looking forward to going into full time employment, apprenticeships or higher education. Northampton University is one of the few universities to be ranked Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and one of the youngest Universities in the UK. It has... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 13:50 by Emma Williams

Tags: Coping with Covid

Play Areas Open

Play Areas Open

We are pleased to inform you that, with the exception of our Saddlers Play Area off Weighbridge Way, our Play Areas and Adult Gym Equipment are now open.

The health and safety of our residents and visitors is our priority and we needed time to consider the practical implications of the recently issued government guidance before reopening. When using our play areas you will notice that there is only... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:30 by kate

Tags: Covid, News

Coping with Covid - Back to School

Coping with Covid - Back to School

Schools have now been open for the last 4 weeks and many students have returned to the classroom! In this video, the 5th in the series of podcasts 'Coping with Covid' Raunds Mayor, Cllr Sylvia Hughes talks to Sarah Mitchell, Assistant Principal at Manor School, Chloe Neild, Head Teacher at Stanwick Primary School and Acting Head Teacher at Windmill Primary School. Sarah and Chloe explain how the schools... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 13:13 by Emma Williams

Tags: Coping with Covid

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