Raunds Town Council

Serving the people of Raunds

Cllr S Hughes Website

Clerk: Nina Villa
The Hall, Raunds
Northamptonshire NN9 6LT

Author: Emma Williams

Raunds Annual Meeting

Raunds Annual Meeting

We are pleased to advise that at our Annual Meeting of the Town Council on 18th May 2021 Councillor Sylvia Hughes was elected Town Mayor for the 2021/22 Civic Year. Cllr Hughes' consort for her Mayoral year will be Cllr Dudley Hughes. Cllr Hughes is delighted to be elected for a second term and is looking forward to representing Raunds at many events.

At the meeting Cllr Sylvia Hughes was delighted... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 May 2021 13:55 by Emma Williams

Tags: Mayor

Raunds Mayor's Citizens Awards 2021

Raunds Mayor's Citizens Awards 2021

At this year's Annual Town Assembly, Raunds Mayor, Cllr Sylvia Hughes presented her Citizen's Awards to the very deserving nominees. Watch a clip form the Annual Assembly to see who received an award.


Posted: Fri, 14 May 2021 10:03 by Emma Williams

Tags: Citizens Award, Citizens Awards

Raunds Saturday Market

Raunds Saturday Market

We welcome back the Raunds Saturday Market on 15th May 2021!

Following the success of our Saturday markets in 2019/20 Raunds Town Council are continuing to support local traders in 2021.

Come down to the Town Square where there'll be a variety of stalls. Trading starts at 9:30am.

Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 11:19 by Emma Williams

Tags: Saturday Market

Town Council Election results 2021

Town Council Election results 2021

Click on the link for the results of the Town Council Elections for 2021. 8 Councilors keep their seats and 4 new Councilors join the Town Council. We wish them all luck for the next 4 years.

Saxon Ward

Windmill Ward

Posted: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:00 by Emma Williams

Tags: Elections

It is with deep sadness that I have just learned of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

It is with deep sadness that I have just learned of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Prince Philip dedicated his life to service of our country - from a distinguished career in the Royal Navy during the Second World War, his various charitable works, to his many decades at Her Majesty The Queen's side as her Consort. Our thoughts and prayers are with Her Majesty and her family at this incredibly sad time.

The Union Flag at the Town Hall has been lowered to half mast and we have taken... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:13 by Emma Williams

Tags: Death of Prince Philip

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


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