Santa on a Tractor
Raunds Town Council were proud to support "Santa on a Tractor" on Sunday 11th December 2022, raising donations and money for Raunds Foodbank and bringing festive cheer to the residents of Raunds.
A big thank you to Ace Fleet Maintenance for sponsoring the event and to North Northamptonshire Council, Raunds Residential and Krog & Whitehead who all joined with us in gifting the presents.
Last but not... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Dec 2022 11:14 by Catriona Ward
Raunds Christmas Market & Lights Switch-On 27th November 2022
Thank you to all who came to the Raunds Christmas Market and Light Switch-On on the 27th November. We, as always had an amazing turn-out with a wonderful range of festive stalls all throughout the Market Square, West Street and High Street.
The event was also a huge success for the Mayor of Raunds who was able to raise a whopping £1791.36 for his charities; Raunds Food Bank and East Northants... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 11:32 by Catriona Ward
Santa on a Tractor
Santa on a Tractor will be visiting Raunds on Sunday 11th December to collect food donations for Raunds Foodbank and to spread plenty of Christmas cheer including a free gift for every child.
Please see below the Santa on a Tractor schedule.
9:15am Starting at Hill Street in the Vintage Collection yard.
10:00am The Oval at the top on Darcie Park
10:30am Antona Drive
10:55am The Duke of Wellington Stanwick... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 12:05 by Catriona Ward
Santa's Grotto 2022 Update
Raunds Town Council is very disappointed that because its provider has withdrawn their support at very short notice, it will not be possible for this year's Santa's Grotto to proceed as intended on 16-19 December. However, the Council will donate all of the presents from this year's event to the Hill Street Vintage Collection Santa on a Tractor fundraiser and to Raunds Food Bank.
The Mayor of Raunds,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Nov 2022 15:09 by Catriona Ward
A consultation on ward boundaries for North Northamptonshire
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
Warm Rooms in Raunds
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
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
Tree Planting at St Peter's School
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
Purple Lights for World Pancreatic Cancer Day
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
Purple Lights for World Pancreatic Cancer Day - November 17th, 2022
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