Raunds Town Council

Serving the people of Raunds

Cllr Sylvia Hughes, Mayor of Raunds

Clerk: Steve Beech
The Hall, Raunds
Northamptonshire NN9 6LT

Author: Emma Williams

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

A45 Chowns Mill - CANCELLED weekend Closure

A45 Chowns Mill - CANCELLED weekend Closure

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we've postponed this weekend's full closure of the A45/A6 Chowns Mill roundabout.

Next weekend's closures will still go ahead as plannedWe'll fully close the A45/A6 Chowns Mill roundabout on weekend of 12 to 14 March to complete the resurfacing work.

We'll write out to you closer to the time to confirm all closures.

We appreciate that cancelling work at short notice can... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 13:29 by Emma Williams

Tags: Chowns Mill, Chowns Mill Roundabout, Northamptonshire Highways

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements

During the day this week we will continue to work on kerbing, drainage and preparing for laying Tarmac this weekend. The road sweeper will be present during the day across all areas

There will be minimal nighttime work during the week, however we will have a closure of the southern half of the roundabout on Wednesday & Thursday to prepare for the forthcoming weekend works.

At the weekend, (weather... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 10:21 by Emma Williams

Tags: A45 Chowns Mill Roundabout, Chowns Mill, Chowns Mill Roundabout

Urgent Drainage Works

Urgent Drainage Works


Work has been delayed by a week due to adverse weather conditions and will now start on Monday 1st February.

Northamptonshire Highways are intending on carrying out urgent drainage investigation due to flooding issues on the above roads. To undertake this work safely will require that the road, between High Street and Elizabeth Close, will need to be closed for two days at off peak times... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:01 by Emma Williams

Tags: Highways; Northamptonshire Highways

Overview and Scrutiny Committee Budget Proposals 2021/22

Overview and Scrutiny Committee Budget Proposals 2021/22

As part of its work in considering any comments or response to the draft North Northamptonshire Council Budget Proposals 2021/22, the Overview and Scrutiny Committee will be holding a 1-hour session on Thursday 28th January 2021 between 5:30 – 6:30 pm.

This session will allow individuals or groups who feel that they wish to make representations to be invited to address members of the Committee.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 12:47 by Emma Williams

Tags: North Northamptonshire

Stay Home - Protect the NHS - Save Lives

Stay Home - Protect the NHS - Save Lives

Raunds Town Council office are currently closed. If you need to contact us please call 01933 622087 between 09:30 & 2pm Mon - Fri.

If you are unsure about what you can or cannot do at the moment, please check gov.uk/coronavirus

If you display any coronavirus symptoms, you should self-isolate and get a test. You can book a test through the NHS COVID-19 app or go to www.gov.uk/coronavirus. You must... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:47 by Emma Williams

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid

Light Up Raunds Competition

Light Up Raunds Competition

Well done to the winners of the Light Up Raunds Competition. Raunds Mayor, Cllr Sylvia Hughes and her consort Cllr Dudley Hughes had an amazing time driving round Raunds looking at all the amazing light displays. There really are some fantastic lights this year and people have really made an effort. The winners of the light competition will be notified early in the New Year and their £50 prize... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Dec 2020 18:53 by Emma Williams

Tags: Christmas, Light Up Raunds

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements update 2020

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements update 2020

A45 Chown's Mill roundabout update December 2020

Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 11:37 by Emma Williams

Tags: Chowns Mill Roundabout