Despite the England football game playing a part in lower numbers than previous years, this years Summer Picnic was a great success. With the temperature in the high 20's, picnicers were entertained by music from the Maxibrites whilst children enjoyed the free bouncy castles, face painting and Mrs Bubbles!
Posted: Mon, 09 Jul 2018 11:03 by Emma Williams
Thank you to everyone who came out and supported the Armed Forces Day flag raising ceremony outside the Town Hall this morning.
This is a National occasion for us to show our support for the Armed Forces for the outstanding work that they do for our country.
The Armed Forces community includes the Royal Navy, the Army, the Royal Air Force, Reservists, Veterans, Cadets and the wider Armed Forces family... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 29 Jun 2018 11:10 by Emma Williams
On Sunday 10th June staff from McDonalds were joined by Deputy Mayor, Cllr Lee Wilkes, Councillors, Raunds Brownies & Cubs and Thrapston Youth FC for their annual campaign to help in the community as part of their Love Where You Live project. Over 40 volunteers weeded, swept, painted, cleared and generally tidied the London Road Cemetery. Thank you to everyone for their help.
Posted: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 09:15 by Emma Williams
It was a full house yesterday for the 10th Raunds Film Afternoon. Over 120 local residents came along to the Saxon Hall to watch the film that has taken the country by storm 'The Greatest Showman'. Keep an eye out in the local press & noticeboards for details of future films.
Posted: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:48 by Emma Williams
Cllr Lee Wilkes, Deputy Mayor of Raunds, was delighted to attend the St Peter's C.E. Academy Sports Day.
The Principal, Mrs Sarah Folkard, and her fabulous team of Teachers had done a brilliant job getting all of the children ready and organised for their races.
Cllr Lee Wilkes said "Luckily the weather was kind to us all! I The children were brilliant, they were obviously having a great time, whilst... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:56 by Kate Houlihan
Important Consultation Launches today! Have your say on the future of Local Government in Northamptonshire.
Important consultation – have your say to help us design the future of local government
Consultation on a re-structure of local government in Northamptonshire starts today, with opportunities for all residents, businesses and other stakeholders in the county to have their say.
All eight authorities in Northamptonshire are working on a proposal for the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:43 by Kate Houlihan
Consultation on proposed changes to councils in Northamptonshire will now start on Monday, 18 June
Consultation on a re-structure of local government in Northamptonshire will now start on Monday, 18 June with opportunities for all residents, businesses and other stakeholders in the county to have their say. The start date has been delayed by a few days as details are still being finalised.
All eight... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:32 by Kate Houlihan
Saturday was a busy day for Cllr Richard Levell and his consort. In the morning they had their car washed by the staff and pupils at Windmill Primary School, together with members of the Police and Fire Brigade. The money raised was shared between Windmill School and the Fire Brigade's Charity. The highlight was one 5-year old, part of the car polishing squad, jumping up at the window to dab it with... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 10:43 by Emma Williams
Public notice - Disposal of open space land
Land Adjoining 17 Keston Way
Local Government Act 1972 Section 123(1)(2A)
Notice is hereby given that Raunds Town Council intends to dispose of a small strip of land, adjacent to 17 Keston Way.
A plan that identifies the precise location of the land in question is available to view at The Hall, Thorpe Street, Raunds, NN9 6LT or can be viewed on our website
Objections... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 11:41 by Kate Houlihan
Residents, businesses and other stakeholders in Northamptonshire are invited to have their say on a re-structure of local government in the county.
The invitation follows a Best Value Report on Northamptonshire County Council (NCC), which concluded that NCC's financial, cultural and structural problems could not be solved in isolation and recommended that plans be developed for two unitary authorities.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:04 by Emma Williams