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
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:
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
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
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
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
In this weeks podcast, our 4th in the series, Coping with Covid, we spoke to two local businesses in Raunds. Both businesses have been established in the town for many years and offer fantastic service and produce. We spoke to Nick and Adam Mode from Adams Apple and Mike Doyle from Cookies Bakery on how their businesses operated before the lockdown on 23rd March, how they adapted their business during... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 15:59 by Emma Williams
The people of Raunds and Raunds Town Council have always supported the Armed Forces.
Whilst social distancing measures meant that we were unable to invite the public and guests to join us this year, Cllr Sylvia Hughes the Mayor of Raunds marked the occasion by raising the Armed Forces flag at the Town Hall. The Mayor was joined by her consort Cllr Dudley Hughes; Cllr Helen Howell, Chairman of East Northamptonshire... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 11:30 by kate
The property market affects us all, whether we are renting or buying our home is our largest investment. As we come out of lockdown this podcast, the third in the series, looks at the housing market is moving forward.
Has lockdown changed our thoughts on where we live? As working from home becomes part of the new normal do people have different requirements when buying a home? Are property prices going... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 09:32 by Emma Williams
Further to last week's notification of 5 June 2020, our road closure plans have changed.
The following table has details of our revised night time planned closures this week:
Thursday 18 June
A45 west bound approach from Stanwick to Chowns Mill closed
8pm to Midnight
Thursday 18 June
A6 between Kimbolton Road Rbt (Rushden) to Nene Park (Irthlingborough) NORTHBOUND carriageway... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 20:16 by Emma Williams
This video is the second in the series of 'Coping with Covid'. Raunds Mayor, Cllr Sylvia Hughes is speaking to Stuart James and David Barrall from the Raunds Area Volunteers. A group which was set up at the start of the Coronavirus Pandemic and has succeeded in helping the isolated and vulnerable during this time.
Posted: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 10:08 by Emma Williams