Author: Emma Williams
This years Autumn Litter pick is still going ahead but will be slightly different to previous years. Raunds Town Council will supply the equipment you need apart from gloves so please bring your own. Social distancing measures must be adhered to so we ask that you only pick litter in your designated area in your bubble of no more than 6 people. All equipment will be sanitized before and after use and... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 12:14 by Emma Williams
Further to our email of Thursday 10 September, please be advised that, due to operational reasons this weeks planned night time road closures on the A6 has now been cancelled and replaced with single lane running.
The revised schedule is attached
NOTE:Signed diversion routes will be in place during any closures. Our planned closures may be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 08:45 by Emma Williams
Many of us have over indulged during lock-down but not only has it affected our physical health but also our mental health. In today's podcast, the 9th in our series of Coping with Covid, Cllr Sylvia Hughes, Mayor of Raunds talks to Tanya Griffiths from First Free Fitness and Tom Hatton from Manor Sports & Leisure about the variety of exercise sessions, classes and gym equipment that are available... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 09:00 by Emma Williams
Raunds Skate Park in Amos Lawrence playing field is temporarily closed for repair. Please do not attempt to enter the skate park or use the equipment until it has been repaired and unlocked.
Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 09:56 by Emma Williams
With the Government launching a new initiative to combat obesity in England, East Northamptonshire Council is encouraging everyone to explore the countryside, cycle paths and Nene Valley on two wheels whilst getting fit and healthy at the same time.
For those who want to get out and about in East Northamptonshire, but are not sure where to start, Destination Nene Valley has plenty of resources on their... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 09:25 by Emma Williams
Lockdown has had an effect on many of us both mentally and physically and not being able to get your hair done or your regular beauty treatment has been a struggle! The announcement that our hairdressers/barbers and beauty salons were allowed to reopen came as very welcome news. In our series of podcasts 'Coping with Covid' Cllr Sylvia Hughes, Mayor of Raunds talks to Christina Dudley from Christina... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 12:08 by Emma Williams
Having seen how successful the What3Words app has been across the world, East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) is now encouraging anyone who wishes to report fly tipping across the district to use the app.
What3Words works using the principle that every 3m x 3m square of the world has been assigned an address of three words. For example one 3m x 3m square at East Northamptonshire Council's Cedar Drive... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 09:31 by Emma Williams
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
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
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