Raunds Town Council

Serving the people of Raunds

Cllr Sylvia Hughes, Mayor of Raunds

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

Author: Emma Williams

East Northants Council launches new way to report fly tipping

East Northants Council launches new way to report fly tipping

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

Tags: Fly Tipping, What3Words

Coping with Covid - Jesters & The World Upside Down

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

Tags: Coping with Covid

Coping with Covid - Northampton University

Coping with Covid - Northampton University

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

Tags: Coping with Covid

Coping with Covid - Back to School

Coping with Covid - Back to School

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

Tags: Coping with Covid

Coping with Covid - Adams Apple & Cookies Bakery

Coping with Covid - Adams Apple & Cookies Bakery

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

Tags: Coping with Covid

Coping with Covid - Businesses

Coping with Covid - Businesses

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

Tags: Coping with Covid, Coronavirus, Mayor

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements

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:

Date

Thursday 18 June

Closure

A45 west bound approach from Stanwick to Chowns Mill closed

Times

8pm to Midnight

Date

Thursday 18 June

Closure

A6 between Kimbolton Road Rbt (Rushden) to Nene Park (Irthlingborough) NORTHBOUND carriageway... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 20:16 by Emma Williams

Tags: Chowns Mill; Public Notice

Coping with Covid - Raunds Area Volunteers

Coping with Covid - Raunds Area Volunteers

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

Tags: Coping with Covid, Coronavirus, Raunds Area Volunteers

Coping with Covid - Returning to School

Coping with Covid - Returning to School

This video is the first in a series with Raunds Mayor, Cllr Sylvia Hughes about 'Coping with Covid'. In this episode Cllr Hughes talks to Matt Coleman, Director of Primary Education for the Nene Education Trust and Lee Towers, Vice Principal of Manor School, Raunds. Matt and Lee talk about the work that the staff have been doing during the Coronavirus pandemic in preparation for their students return... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 15:21 by Emma Williams

Tags: Coping with Covid, Coronavirus, Mayor, School

Latest Government Guidelines for shops and branches

Latest Government Guidelines for shops and branches

The Government has just released guidelines for shops and branches due to open next week. Please read the attached document if you are an employee, employer or self employed.

Posted: Tue, 26 May 2020 19:52 by Emma Williams

Tags: Coronavirus