Author: Emma Williams
On Sunday 7th April Raunds Mayor' Cllr Richard Levell held a Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration for his mayoral year at St Peters Church. The Mayor was joined by Mayoress Magdalena Levell and other dignitaries. Amongst the congregation were Town and District Councillors, Different Direction Choir and this year's Citizens Award winners and nominators. https://www.raunds-tc.gov.uk/the-mayor.html
Posted: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 10:51 by Emma Williams
We have a variety of stalls from Books, Cakes, Baby Clothes, Handmade Gifts and Jams & Chutney's and more! So make sure you come along and support your local traders. There will also the 'Bubbleman' to entertain the kids.
Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:04 by Emma Williams
Running start for Beat the Street in East Northants!
Beat the Street – East Northant's giant walking and cycling initiative – is off to a running start with residents travelling more than the distance from the UK to Mexico within the first day of the game.
More than 4,000 people have walked and cycled more than 4,000 miles in just twenty-four hours for Beat the Street – a free competition... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 13:59 by Emma Williams
The sun was shining and the residents of Raunds came out to volunteer their time for this years annual Big Spring Clean. Nearly 40 volunteers joined Raunds Mayor, Cllr Richard Levell, Councillors and staff in an effort to clean up the town!
Although the reports back from the volunteers said that most areas were not as bad as they have been in previous years, an amazing 40 bags of rubbish were collected.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:22 by Emma Williams
HAVE YOUR SAY!
The Vision for Raunds was a community led plan setting out future aims & aspirations for the community as well as assisting in the production of the Neighbourhood Plan. Over the last four years Raunds Town Council has sought to implement this plan.
We are launching Vision for Raunds II
28th March 2019 at 6:30pm
What do you love about Raunds?
What could we do to improve Raunds?... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 10:50 by Emma Williams
This year's Big Spring Clean will take place on Saturday 23rd March. We wold love you to join us for this event and help clean up Raunds! Volunteers are asked to meet at Saxon Hall at 10am. All equipment will be provided.
Posted: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:10 by Emma Williams
Raunds Mayor, Cllr Richard Levell was joined on the steps of the Town Hall by fellow Councillors, staff and children from St Peters School and Park infants School. During the short service Cllr Level read a message from the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations, The Right Honorable Patricia Scotland QC followed by a message from Her Majesty the Queen. Cllr Tirebuck concluded proceedings... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:09 by Emma Williams
On Monday 11th March 2019 Raunds Town Council will be joining over 1000 participants in flying a flag for the Commonwealth.
Residents are invited to join the Town Council on the steps of the Town Hall at 9.55am for a short ceremony to celebrate the family of nations that forms the Commonwealth, prior to the raising of the flag at 10am.
Full details of this global celebration can be found below
Posted: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 09:50 by Emma Williams
A new link road between Ditchford Lane and Rushden Lakes has been approved by East Northamptonshire Council's planning committee.
A new road will mean easy access to the popular retail and leisure park from the A45 east bound for those visiting the park and for those making deliveries. It would also include a shared pedestrian and cycle path alongside the road as well as safe crossing points for those... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 11:39 by Emma Williams
If you know anyone in our community who has: shown dedication to their role, is a carer, excels at music or sport, has volunteered, carried out an heroic act or just made a difference, then please do nominate them so that their contribution can be recognised.
You can download a Nomination Form here.
Posted: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 16:30 by Emma Williams