Raunds Town Council

Serving the people of Raunds

Cllr Richard Levell, Raunds Town Mayor and his consort Mrs Magdalana Levell 2018  - 2019

Clerk: Ms Kate Houlihan
The Hall, Raunds
Wellingborough
Northamptonshire NN9 6LT

Author: kate

Raunds Town Council Awards Grant to East Northants Community Responders

Raunds Town Council Awards Grant to East Northants Community Responders

The Mayor of Raunds, Cllr Richard Levell was delighted to hand over a cheque for £1,000 to East Northants Community Responders. The grant will be put towards the cost of life saving equipment for the local area.

East Northants Community First Responders are volunteers who live in the local community. They are trained by East Midlands Ambulance Service to attend 999 calls prior to an Ambulance... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 10:32 by kate

Tags: Community, News

Brick Kiln Road Flooding Update

Brick Kiln Road Flooding Update

Raunds Town Council are aware of the problems the flooding at Brick Kiln Road is causing for residents. Whilst it isn't something the Town Council can resolve directly, we have chased the relevant authorities tirelessly on your behalf. We are pleased to say that we've now been informed that the existing drainage is being jet washed to remove the build-up of silt, and a new box culvert is being installed... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 11:21 by kate

Tags: Community, Public Notice

Community Orchard for Raunds

Community Orchard for Raunds

Work is continuing to create a community orchard (woodland walk) in Raunds.

The next stage in the process, is to apply for planning permission for "a change of use" for the small part of Amos Lawrence that we are using for the Orchard. This is because planting a fruit tree makes it agricultural land!

The Orchard won't affect anyone using the football pitches, sportswall or skate park you can still walk... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 09:23 by kate

Tags: Community, Public Notice

Job Opportunity

Administrative Assistant

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

You will be working within the Town Council offices supporting a range of council activities.

The successful applicant will need excellent customer service skills and a background in providing administrative support. The work is very varied and you will be assisting... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:11 by kate

Tags: Job Vacancy

Community Orchard for Raunds

Community Orchard for Raunds

Work is continuing to create a community orchard (woodland walk) in Raunds. The Town Council have met with the Tree and Landscape Officer from East Northants Council to plan the site and layout.

The Orchard will be situated at the bottom of Amos Lawrence Playing Field and will include a large variety of trees including apples, pears, plums and lesser known fruits such as quince and mulberry.. Local... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 17:00 by kate

Tags: Community, News, Open Spaces, Public Notice

Skate Park Closed

Skate Park Closed

The skate park is currently closed as urgent repairs are needed.

It should be re-opened by the end of the week. In the meantime please do not attempt to enter.

Posted: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 14:49 by kate

Tags: News, Open Spaces

Council Offices Closed at 1pm

Council Offices Closed at 1pm

Please note that the Council offices will be closed from 1pm, today, Tuesday 22nd October 2019. The offices will be open as normal from 9.30am on Wednesday 23rd October.

You can email info@raunds-tc.gov.uk or leave a message on 01933 622087 outside of these hours and we will deal with the matter as soon as possible.

Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 10:30 by kate

Tags: News

Neighbourhood Watch on Tour!

Neighbourhood Watch on Tour!

As part of Rural Action week Neighbourhood Watch are going on Tour! They will be visiting Raunds on the following dates and times:

Thursday 10th October

11.30 - 13.00: Raunds, Asda carpark, Warth Park Way (off London Road), NN9 6GR

13.15 – 15.00: Raunds, Roadside parking opposite the Coop, 91 Brook Street, NN9 6LW

Come along and learn more about Crime Prevention, sign up for Police Alerts and how... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 10:12 by kate

Tags: Community

Travellers Bassfords Recreation Ground

Travellers Bassfords Recreation Ground

The Police have issued the following update.

The travellers on Bassfords Recreation Ground have been issued with notice to leave.

Posted: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 21:34 by kate

Tags: Community, Public Notice

Brick Kiln Warehouse - Planning Appeal

Brick Kiln Warehouse - Planning Appeal

The Town Council have received notification from ENC that the developers of the proposed distribution warehouse off Brick Kiln Road have submitted an appeal to their refusal of planning permission.

The Town Council previously strongly objected to this application and continues to object to this application, we are writing to the planning inspectorate with our comments. Copies of our previous comments... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 12:44 by kate

Tags: Planning