Raunds Town Council

Serving the people of Raunds

Cllr Sylvia Hughes, Mayor of Raunds

Clerk: Steve Beech
The Hall, Raunds
Wellingborough
Northamptonshire NN9 6LT

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Raunds Music Festival 2021

Raunds Music Festival 2021

The Raunds Music Festival will be online this year from the 29th April to the 1st May and all Events are Free.

For more information and to register for links please visit the website https://raundsfestival.com/

Concert Line Up:

Megson
Brooks Williams
The Rosellys
Fred's House
Kevin Buxton
Ruth & Sadie Price
and more.

Bringing live roots music to East Northamptonshire.

Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 12:29 by Nicola Barker

Tags: Events, Music Festival

Notice of Election

Notice of Election

Raunds Town Council Election of Town Councilor's will be held on Thursday 6th May 2021. Please read the attached document for details.

Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 10:16 by Emma Williams

Tags: Elections, Town Councillor

Northants Police Knife Amnesty Surgery

Northants Police Knife Amnesty Surgery

Northants Police will be holding a Knife Amnesty Surgery at the following locations

KNIFE AMNESTY SURGERY –

Tuesday 30th March 14.30 to 16.00 hours

Thrapston Co-Op

Tuesday 30th March 17.00 to 18.30 hours

Raunds Co-Op

Wednesday 31st March 14.30 to 16.00 hours

Stanwick High Street/Church Street Junction

Wednesday 31st March 17.30 to 19.00 hours

Oundle Co-op

Wednesday 31st March 20.30 to 21.30 hours

Brigstock... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 11:12 by Emma Williams

Tags: Knife Amnesty, Northants Police

Raunds Play Area Re-Vamp

Raunds Play Area Re-Vamp

Mayor of Raunds Cllr Sylvia Hughes and Chairman of the Environment, Leisure & Recreation Committee, Cllr Lee Wilkes officially opened the new and improved Saddlers Play Area, Weigbridge Way, yesterday. The new equipment is a welcome addition alongside some of the old items which have been improved and with more houses being built in the surrounding area Raunds Town Council hopes it will be enjoyed... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 14:17 by Emma Williams

Tags: Play Area, Saddlers

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements

Highways England had to cancel last weekend's full weekend closure of Chowns Mill roundabout due to adverse weather conditions and the associated risks posed to the traveling public.

They will now be carrying out these surfacing works using the remaining weekend closures and some overnight closures of the roundabout.

This weekend they will be surfacing the A45 Eastbound Approach and the new A6 northbound... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 09:37 by Emma Williams

Tags: A45 Chowns Mill Roundabout

March Funding Update

March Funding Update

There are quite a few new funds, as well as existing funders opening new funding streams, so I hope you find something in it of interest.

As always, this is just a sample of funding available at the moment. Other funds are also available, including specific grants for certain types of projects, such as church buildings repair or environmental projects. If your community organisation is based in East... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 09:17 by Emma Williams

Tags: Funding

A45 Chowns Mill - CANCELLED weekend Closure

A45 Chowns Mill - CANCELLED weekend Closure

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we've postponed this weekend's full closure of the A45/A6 Chowns Mill roundabout.

Next weekend's closures will still go ahead as plannedWe'll fully close the A45/A6 Chowns Mill roundabout on weekend of 12 to 14 March to complete the resurfacing work.

We'll write out to you closer to the time to confirm all closures.

We appreciate that cancelling work at short notice can... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 13:29 by Emma Williams

Tags: Chowns Mill, Chowns Mill Roundabout, Northamptonshire Highways

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements

During the day this week we will continue to work on kerbing, drainage and preparing for laying Tarmac this weekend. The road sweeper will be present during the day across all areas

There will be minimal nighttime work during the week, however we will have a closure of the southern half of the roundabout on Wednesday & Thursday to prepare for the forthcoming weekend works.

At the weekend, (weather... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 10:21 by Emma Williams

Tags: A45 Chowns Mill Roundabout, Chowns Mill, Chowns Mill Roundabout

Weekend Closures A45 / A6 Chowns Mill improvement work

Weekend Closures A45 / A6 Chowns Mill improvement work

A45 / A6 Chowns Mill improvement work – weekend closures

Over the past year, we've made good progress on our work to improve the A45/A6 Chowns Mill Roundabout. Once complete, the improvements will reduce congestion, improve safety and provide better crossing facilities for pedestrians and cyclists.

To safely complete the surfacing of the roundabout, we will need to close it and the roads approaching... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 13:31 by Nicola Barker

Tags: A45 Chowns Mill Roundabout

What you and your community can do-The law on clearing snow and ice

What you and your community can do-The law on clearing snow and ice

Northants Highways do not have the resources to grit all the roads and therefore grit bins are provided by Northants Highways and Raunds Town Council.

Town Council provides grit bins at:

Chamberlain Way

Ashfield Avenue

Cetenary Way

If these are empty please report this to the Town Council and we will make sure they are refilled. We will shortly be adding bins in additional locations and we will update as... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 12:47 by kate

Tags: Winter Maintenance

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