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

Latest News

Meet the real life 'Charlie Price'

Meet the real life 'Charlie Price'

Steve Pateman, the real Charlie Price, who provided the inspiration for the hit film and musical 'Kinky Boots' will be at the Saxon Hall on Wednesday 19th September for the Raunds Film Afternoon. He will also be bringing along his new book 'Boss in Boots' so grab yourself a signed copy. Call 01933 622087 to reserve your seat for the film.

Posted: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:42 by Emma Williams

Tags: Community, Public Notice, News, Film Afernnoon

Raunds welcomes JL Cake Creations to the Market

Raunds welcomes JL Cake Creations to the Market

We are pleased to welcome JL Cake Creations to the market, so pop along and try some of these amazing cakes.

JL Cake Creations also create bespoke cakes for your special event search for @JLCakecreations2016 to see their facebook page.

Posted: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:13 by Kate Houlihan

Tags: Community

Operation Viper - Please Tell Us What You Know

Operation Viper - Please Tell Us What You Know

Operation Viper is Northamptonshire Police's crackdown on Serious and Organised Crime.

Serious and Organised Crime has no home in Northamptonshire and we need your help in telling us if you're aware of any issues in your area so we can investigate them.

Please if possible can you take a moment to complete the below survey. We're determined to make Northamptonshire a hostile place for criminals but we're... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 11:19 by Emma Williams

Tags: Community, Public Notice

Raunds Town Council, Flying the Red Ensign in support of Merchant Navy Day

Raunds Town Council, Flying the Red Ensign in support of Merchant Navy Day

On Monday 3rd September Raunds Town Council will be showing its support for the UK Merchant Navy by flying the Red Ensign.

Since 2000, Merchant Navy Day on 3rd September has honoured the brave men and women who kept our nation afloat during both World Wars, and celebrates our dependence on modern day merchant seafarers.

You can find out more about Merchant Navy Day and supporting the Merchant Navy here... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Sep 2018 09:49 by Kate Houlihan

Tags: News, Merchant Navy Day

Local Government Reform agreed by East Northamptonshire Council

Local Government Reform agreed by East Northamptonshire Council

A proposal for local government reform has been agreed by East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) at a Full Council meeting on Thursday, 30 August.

Steven North, ENC Leader, said: "The case for two unitary authorities in Northamptonshire was thoroughly discussed with many councillors contributing to the debate.

"This council has much to be proud of with many achievements recognised over the years including... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 09:36 by Emma Williams

Tags: Community, Public Notice, News

Sheffield Court, Raunds

Sheffield Court, Raunds

The Town Council has become aware of a dangerous tree on land adjacent to Sheffield Court.

The land and trees are not the responsibility of the Town Council, however we are working with other authorities to establish the responsibility for this as quickly as possible.

We hope to have the matter resolved in the next 7 days, however in the meantime we would advise residents to avoid the area around the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Aug 2018 16:57 by Kate Houlihan

Tags: Community, Public Notice

Tell us your views!

Tell us your views!

Raunds Town Council is committed to improving open spaces within the Town. Over the last three years the Council has already delivered a wide range of improvements to the Town's open spaces:

  • new play equipment at Webb Road,
  • adult gym equipment at Bassfords Recreation Ground,
  • new play equipment at Saxon Hall,
  • creation of a dog park,
  • new toddlers area at Bassfords Recreation Ground,
  • Creation of Ada Salter... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 14:00 by Kate Houlihan

Tags: Community, Consultation, Play Areas

Proposals for future of Northants now online

Proposals for future of Northants now online

The proposed local government reform submission papers are now live on www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk

Following a county-wide consultation exercise, a proposed submission has been drafted by all eight authorities in Northamptonshire. This will be discussed by councillors at meetings across the county week commencing 27 August.

In East Northamptonshire, councillors will meet 29 August. Details of the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 14:14 by Emma Williams

Tags: Community, Public Notice, News

London Road Closure

London Road Closure

Anglian Water have informed us that the permit for the closure of London Road has been extended as they are now having to appoint specialist contractors to excavate the bridge. They are still co-operating with Highways regarding the issue and will endeavour to complete the work before the 7th September.

Posted: Fri, 10 Aug 2018 09:54 by Emma Williams

Tags: Community, Public Notice

Operation Viper

Operation Viper

Raunds Town Council are pleased to see that all the background work on Operation Viper has begun to see dividends.

The message from the police is clear, "if you deal or grow drugs at your property you should expect to be visited by the police".

In the video Det Chief Insp. Julie Mead also explains how the police are protecting the community from harm and supporting those who may have been a victim of... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Aug 2018 13:24 by Emma Williams

Tags: Community, Public Notice

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