Raunds Town Council

Serving the people of Raunds

Cllr S Hughes Website

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

Author: kate

Raunds Town Council thanks the towns "Covid Heroes"

Raunds Town Council thanks the towns "Covid Heroes"

Whilst the Covid pandemic sadly seems to be far from over, Raunds Town Council wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who has volunteered and supported everyone so far. You are our "Covid Heroes"

Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:45 by kate

Tags: Covid

NHS Track and Trace App to launch

NHS Track and Trace App to launch

The new NHS Test and Trace app launches on 24 September.

By using the app businesses have a simple way for their customers to check-in, by scanning a QR code.

The app is designed to simplify the process of notifying a customer/visitor to a premises that someone who was there when they were, has tested positive for COVID-19 and must self-isolate.

Full details can be found in the attached links.

Posted: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 13:04 by kate

Tags: Covid, TrackandTrace

Vacancy in the office of Town Councillor (Windmill Ward)

Vacancy in the office of Town Councillor (Windmill Ward)

Following the resignation of Nick Beck from the Town Council a casual vacancy exists in the office of Councillor for Windmill Ward.

On receipt of a request in writing from any ten local government electors for the said Ward an election to fill the vacancy will be held within sixty days. If no such request is made the vacancy will be filled by the Town Council.

Please note that if an election is requested,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 17:37 by kate

Tags: Councillor Vacancy

Town Hall Office - Re-open to public

Town Hall Office - Re-open to public

Raunds Town Council is pleased to re-open their offices to the public. Initially this will be in a limited capacity, our temporary opening hours will be:

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday: 10am-12pm

Wednesday: 10am-12pm

Thursday: 10am-12pm

Friday: CLOSED

Please attend alone if possible and do not attend the offices if you have any symptoms of Coronavirus.

Posted: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 11:45 by kate

Tags: Community, News

Play Areas Open

Play Areas Open

We are pleased to inform you that, with the exception of our Saddlers Play Area off Weighbridge Way, our Play Areas and Adult Gym Equipment are now open.

The health and safety of our residents and visitors is our priority and we needed time to consider the practical implications of the recently issued government guidance before reopening. When using our play areas you will notice that there is only... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:30 by kate

Tags: Covid, News

Showing our support for Armed Forces Day

Showing our support for Armed Forces Day

The people of Raunds and Raunds Town Council have always supported the Armed Forces.

Whilst social distancing measures meant that we were unable to invite the public and guests to join us this year, Cllr Sylvia Hughes the Mayor of Raunds marked the occasion by raising the Armed Forces flag at the Town Hall. The Mayor was joined by her consort Cllr Dudley Hughes; Cllr Helen Howell, Chairman of East Northamptonshire... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 11:30 by kate

Tags: ArmedForcesDay

A45 Chowns Mill Shuttle Bus: Face Coverings required from 15 June

A45 Chowns Mill Shuttle Bus: Face Coverings required from 15 June

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM HIGHWAYS ENGLAND

Highways England's priority is to play its part in keeping the country safe and supporting the movement of essential supplies, services and people who cannot work from home.

We're following the government's policy and for the safety of all, we're asking that any customers wishing to use the free shuttle bus service at the Chowns Mill roundabout wear face masks... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 13:18 by kate

Tags: Chowns Mill

100th Birthday Celebration for Margaret Tirebuck

100th Birthday Celebration for Margaret Tirebuck

Cllr Sylvia Hughes, Mayor of Raunds joins 100th birthday celebrations for Raunds resident Mrs Margaret Tirebuck.

Cllr Sylvia Hughes was delighted to meet Margaret Tirebuck on Sunday 7th June 2020. Mrs Tirebuck pictured below was thrilled to receive a message from Her Majesty the Queen. Although lockdown restrictions meant Mrs Tirebuck wasn't able to have quite the family celebration that had been planned,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 15:00 by kate

Tags: Community, News

Vacancy in the office of Town Councillor (Saxon Ward)

Vacancy in the office of Town Councillor (Saxon Ward)

Raunds Town Council currently has a vacancy for a Town Councillor. As no poll has been claimed the vacancy will be filled through co-option.

Anyone interested in becoming a Town Councillor should refer to the documents below for full details, forms and guidance.

Interested candidates should:

A)Submit Information about themselves, by way of completing an application form and submitting their curriculum... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 May 2020 11:25 by kate

Tags: Co-option, Councillor Vacancy

Cllr Sylvia Hughes elected as Mayor of Raunds for 2020-21

Cllr Sylvia Hughes wearing her Chains of Office with her Consort Cllr Dudley Hughes

We are pleased to advise that at our Annual Meeting of the Town Council on 12th May 2020 Councillor Sylvia Hughes was elected Town Mayor for the 2020/2021 Civic Year. Cllr S Hughes consort for her Mayoral year will be Cllr Dudley Hughes.

Councillor Lee Wilkes was elected as Deputy Mayor and his consort will be Councillor Helen Howell.

Although the Annual Meeting of the Council was held via Zoom, members... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 May 2020 11:47 by kate

Tags: Mayor