Community Speedwatch - Spring 2023 Results
Between 17 - 28 April 2023, trained Speedwatch volunteers from the Raunds community carried out vehicle speed monitoring checks using approved equipment on Chelveston Road, Grove Street, London Road and Station Road.
The initiative once again proved its value, with 23 warning letters now being sent to the registered keepers of those vehicles caught exceeding the speed limit, with the aim of increasing... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 12 May 2023 09:07 by Steve
Outgoing Mayor’s Charity Presentations 2023
At the Annual General Meeting of Raunds Town Council on 9th May 2023, in one of his final acts as Raunds Town Mayor, Cllr Richard Levell was delighted to present representatives from his two nominated charities, Raunds Foodbank and East Northamptonshire First Responders (ENFR), with cheques for £2,000 each, raised during his Mayoral year.
On presenting the cheques to Judy Heuser from Raunds Foodbank... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 11 May 2023 09:45 by Steve
AGM and Mayor Making 2023
At the Annual General Meeting of Raunds Town Council on 9th May 2023 Councillor Paul Byrne was unanimously elected Town Mayor for the 2023/24 Civic Year.
On being elected, Cllr Byrne said "It's an honour and a privilege to be elected Mayor of Raunds and I express my sincere appreciation to my fellow Councillors for placing their trust in me and giving me this opportunity. I take the responsibility very... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 May 2023 09:37 by Steve
Mayor of Raunds presents Coronation coins to local schoolchildren
A special commemorative coin is being gifted by Raunds Town Council to all nursery, primary and secondary pupils in Raunds to mark the Coronation of King Charles III.
The coin, bearing the Coronation emblem on one side and King Charles III on the other, was specially commissioned by the Council's Events Committee to mark this significant historic occasion. The Mayor of Raunds, Cllr Richard Levell, delivered... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 May 2023 17:45 by Steve
Raunds Annual Town Assembly 2023
Raunds Annual Town Assembly took place on Thursday 27 April at Saxon Hall and was very well attended by residents, community groups and partner organisations. The event provided an excellent opportunity for networking, sharing of information and learning more about local issues and community achievements in Raunds during the last twelve months.
Enjoyable musical performances were delivered by Park Infant... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 May 2023 16:55 by Steve
New Vehicle Activated Speed (VAS) Sign Installed in Raunds
Thanks to the valuable feedback we receive from residents, Raunds Town Council recognises that speeding remains a significant safety concern amongst our community, and we are fully committed to supporting initiatives that encourage motorists to choose speeds that are both legal and safe.
This week, the Town Council was pleased to complete the installation of a new mobile Vehicle Activated Speed (VAS)... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 31 Mar 2023 16:39 by Steve
Commonwealth Day 2023 Service at the Town Hall
Raunds Town Council today marked Commonwealth Day 2023 with a flag-raising service on the steps of the Town Hall.
The ceremony was led by The Mayor of Raunds, Cllr Richard Levell, with participation from Rev'd Kim Shorley and children from St Peter's CE Primary School and the Royal British Legion in attendance. Following the reading of the Affirmation, the Commonwealth flag of peace was raised.
The ceremony... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Mar 2023 15:23 by Steve
Service updates - Snow
Some North Northamptonshire Council services, including bin collections, are currently impacted by snow.
Follow the latest service updates and advice at: https://www.northnorthants.gov.uk/service-updates-snow
Posted: Thu, 09 Mar 2023 11:11 by Steve
What you and your community can do-The law on clearing snow and ice
Northants Highways do not have the resources to grit all the roads and therefore grit bins are provided by Northants Highways and Raunds Town Council.
Town Council provides grit bins at:
If these are empty please report this to the Town Council and we will make sure they are refilled. We will shortly be adding bins in additional locations and we will update as... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 12:47 by Steve
Captain Sir Tom Moore 30 April 1920-2 February 2021
Raunds Town Council pays tribute to the life of Captain Sir Tom Moore, after raising over £30 million for NHS charities he became a national inspiration.
Our thoughts are with his family at this sad time.
Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 11:00 by Steve