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

Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth

Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth

Raunds Mayor, Cllr Richard Levell was joined on the steps of the Town Hall on Monday 9th March 2020 by fellow Councillors, staff and students from Manor School, St Peters School, Windmill Primary 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 Deputy Mayor, Cllr... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 13:46 by Emma Williams

Tags: Commonwealth Day

Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth

Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth

Raunds people are invited to support a Commonwealth flag-raising ceremony outside the Town Hall on Monday 9th March 2020.
The short ceremony will start at 9.50am outside the Town Hall on Thorpe Street before the flag is hoisted at 10am.
The ceremony, part of a nationwide flag-raising effort to celebrate the Commonwealth of countries, will be lead by Clr Richard Levell, Mayor of Raunds.
More than 850 flags... Read More »


Posted: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 10:31 by Emma Williams

Tags: Commonwealth Day;

Chowns Mill Roundabout improvements

Chowns Mill Roundabout improvements

Please find attached the latest A45 Chowns Mill project update, which includes the planned road closure and diversion route information.

For more information or to unsubscribe please email:

infoA45chownsmill@carnellgroup.co.uk

Posted: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 12:36 by Emma Williams

Tags: Highways; Chowns Mill

Newsletter from The Crown Estate

Newsletter from The Crown Estate

Attached is a newsletter from The Crown Estate (developer for Rushden Lakes) updating on their plans for the Land to the West of Rushden Lakes.

Any feedback on the plans should be sent to their dedicated e-mail address for the project: info@rushdenlakeslandtothewest.co.uk

Posted: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 09:08 by Emma Williams

Tags: Rushden Lakes; Public Notice

Vision for Raunds II

Vision for Raunds II

THIS QUESTIONNAIRE IS IMPORTANT

The original 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 five years Raunds Town Council has successfully implemented this plan.

The plan assisted the council in gaining funding for projects like the re-development of the Webb Road Play... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 11:26 by Emma Williams

Tags: Community; Vision

We are recruiting! Gardener/Maintenance Officer

We are recruiting! Gardener/Maintenance Officer

An opportunity exists to join a small friendly team dedicated to providing excellent services to our community.

You will be working across all Town Council buildings and open spaces, carrying out a wide range of gardening and maintenance duties.

The successful applicant will need an excellent knowledge of gardening activities as well as a good understanding of buildings maintenance. You will help us... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 10:44 by Emma Williams

Tags: Community, Job Vacancy

Greenlight for extension to renewable energy park

Greenlight for extension to renewable energy park

East Northamptonshire Council's Planning Management Committee approves plans for forward-thinking extension to Chelveston Renewable Energy Park.

The Council has approved the planning application for the proposed gas peaking plant which will sit adjacent to the existing energy park, further increasing the overall efficiency. The purpose of the plant is to generate electricity at times when the wind farm... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 10:46 by Emma Williams

Tags: Planning, Public Notice

Start of works notification for A6/A45 Chowns Mill roundabout

Start of works notification for A6/A45 Chowns Mill roundabout

To mark the start of works we are holding Public Information Events on 5 and 8 February. These sessions will give road users, businesses and the local community an opportunity to meet the team and find out more about our scheme. D

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 11:04 by Emma Williams

Tags: Community, Public Notice

Public Information Event

Public Information Event

Highways England will be holding 2 Public information events for the improvements to A45/A6 Chowns Mill roundabout. Please see the attached poster

Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 11:53 by Emma Williams

Tags: Community, Public Notice

WEEE collection scheme off to a flying start

WEEE collection scheme off to a flying start

Approximately 13 tonnes of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) have been collected across East Northamptonshire in just 6 weeks since a new collection was launched.

Following a successful pilot in Raunds, the Waste team at East Northamptonshire Council rolled out a weekly WEEE collection scheme in mid-December and have already seen a brilliant response.

Cllr Steven North, Leader of East... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:41 by Emma Williams

Tags: Community, Public Notice