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: kate

New Lighting for Rowans Estate

New Lighting for Rowans Estate

For sometime residents of the Rowans Estate have raised concerns regarding the steps leading from Willow Way to Thorpe Street. There was no lighting on the steps and residents were worried about their safety at night.

Raunds Town Council tried to support residents in this and raised the issue with Northamptonshire Highways, East Northamptonshire Council and Persimmon Homes, the developer of the site.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 22:30 by kate

Tags: Community

Fundraising Success for Cllr Richard Levell, Mayor of Raunds

Fundraising Success for Cllr Richard Levell, Mayor of Raunds

PRESS RELEASE

Fundraising Success for Mayor of Raunds Councillor Richard Levell.

Cllr Richard Levell is delighted to have raised £7,000 to be shared between his chosen charities, Prostate Cancer UK and Parkinson's UK.

Cllr Levell now comes to the end of his second term as Mayor of Raunds and said,

"I'm thrilled to have raised this money for these charities, fundraising is always hard work, but I... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 May 2020 11:27 by kate

Tags: Community, news

Help Raunds Mark VE Day 75 on 8th May 2020

Help Raunds Mark VE Day 75 on 8th May 2020

Help Raunds mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day by decorating your house in red, white and blue. We would also love you to create posters to mark this historic occasion.

The 8th May 2020 marks the 75th anniversary since guns fell silent across Europe. Raunds Town Council had planned to mark this momentous event with a weekend of celebration and reflection. Sadly, the current situation means we are unable... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 18 Apr 2020 12:53 by kate

Tags: News VE Day

Decorate your Window #BrightenUpRaunds

Decorate your Window #BrightenUpRaunds

Have you entered our competition yet?

With the Bank Holiday weekend coming up! (yes really, we know it's hard to keep track of the days at the moment, but tomorrow is Good Friday!)

We thought we would remind you that there is still time to enter our Decorate your Window competition. We have had some fantastic entries so far and you can see them all here They really have been putting a smile on our faces.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 13:00 by kate

Tags: Community

Coronavirus- Useful Numbers and Websites

Coronavirus- Useful Numbers and Websites

In these unprecedented times the following websites may be useful:

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus - The official government website giving information and advice for business and individuals.

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ the NHS website giving advice about what to do if you or someone in your household develops symptoms.

The photo gives details of local organisations offering support.... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 15:14 by kate

Tags: Coronavirus

New Look for Saxon Hall

New Look for Saxon Hall

New Look for Saxon Hall!

Raunds Town Council are delighted to announce that Saxon Hall will be getting a new look in 2020! A planning application for improvements to Saxon Hall has now been submitted to East Northamptonshire Council.

The works are being funded through "S106 contributions" this is money that local housebuilders must pay to improve community facilities in the area. The 106 contributions... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Mar 2020 10:00 by kate

Tags: News

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

We're 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: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:30 by kate

Tags: Recruitment, Staff

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