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

Raunds welcomes JL Cake Creations to the Market

Raunds welcomes JL Cake Creations to the Market

We are pleased to welcome JL Cake Creations to the market, so pop along and try some of these amazing cakes.

JL Cake Creations also create bespoke cakes for your special event search for @JLCakecreations2016 to see their facebook page.

Posted: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:13 by kate

Tags: Community

Raunds Town Council, Flying the Red Ensign in support of Merchant Navy Day

Raunds Town Council, Flying the Red Ensign in support of Merchant Navy Day

On Monday 3rd September Raunds Town Council will be showing its support for the UK Merchant Navy by flying the Red Ensign.

Since 2000, Merchant Navy Day on 3rd September has honoured the brave men and women who kept our nation afloat during both World Wars, and celebrates our dependence on modern day merchant seafarers.

You can find out more about Merchant Navy Day and supporting the Merchant Navy here... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Sep 2018 09:49 by kate

Tags: Merchant Navy Day, News

Sheffield Court, Raunds

Sheffield Court, Raunds

The Town Council has become aware of a dangerous tree on land adjacent to Sheffield Court.

The land and trees are not the responsibility of the Town Council, however we are working with other authorities to establish the responsibility for this as quickly as possible.

We hope to have the matter resolved in the next 7 days, however in the meantime we would advise residents to avoid the area around the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Aug 2018 16:57 by kate

Tags: Community, Public Notice

Tell us your views!

Tell us your views!

Raunds Town Council is committed to improving open spaces within the Town. Over the last three years the Council has already delivered a wide range of improvements to the Town's open spaces:

  • new play equipment at Webb Road,
  • adult gym equipment at Bassfords Recreation Ground,
  • new play equipment at Saxon Hall,
  • creation of a dog park,
  • new toddlers area at Bassfords Recreation Ground,
  • Creation of Ada Salter... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 14:00 by kate

Tags: Community, Consultation, Play Areas

Official Opening of Ada Salter Spinney Saturday 11th August 2018

Official Opening of Ada Salter Spinney Saturday 11th August 2018

The official opening of the "Ada Salter Spinney" Spinney Hill, Raunds takes place on Saturday 11th August at 12pm. Local residents are invited to see how the addition of a garden, further seating and the relaying of the path have transformed this open space in the heart of the town.

The garden is a memorial to Ada Salter, a former resident of Raunds who became the first female Mayor of a London Borough... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 04 Aug 2018 12:29 by kate

Tags: Community

Community Speedwatch-Help make Raunds safer

Community Speedwatch-Help make Raunds safer

We need your help! Please volunteer!
The Vision for Raunds told us that local residents are worried about speeding vehicles. With your support the Town Council is joining Community Speedwatch to tackle this danger.

Speedwatch trains volunteers to use the calibrated speed gun, just like the police use. We can't (and don't want to) fine motorists we find speeding but they will get a warning letter from... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Aug 2018 by kate

Tags: Community

Have your Say! Consultation on the design of future local government in Northants closes in 4 days

Have your Say! Consultation on the design of future local government in Northants closes in 4 days

Consultation on the design of future local government in Northants closes in 4 days

There's only 4 days to go to have your say on the design of local government in Northamptonshire.

Residents, businesses and other stakeholders in the county are urged to complete the questionnaire by 22 July. Paper copies are also available in libraries, council offices and other local venues. Please check your council... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:27 by kate

Tags: Consultation, News

St Peter's C.E. Academy Sports Day Fun

St Peter's C.E. Academy Sports Day Fun

Cllr Lee Wilkes, Deputy Mayor of Raunds, was delighted to attend the St Peter's C.E. Academy Sports Day.

The Principal, Mrs Sarah Folkard, and her fabulous team of Teachers had done a brilliant job getting all of the children ready and organised for their races.

Cllr Lee Wilkes said "Luckily the weather was kind to us all! I The children were brilliant, they were obviously having a great time, whilst... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:56 by kate

Tags: Community, Press Release

Important Consultation Launches today! Have your say on the future of Local Government in Northamptonshire.

Important Consultation Launches today! Have your say on the future of Local Government in Northamptonshire.

Important consultation – have your say to help us design the future of local government

Consultation on a re-structure of local government in Northamptonshire starts today, with opportunities for all residents, businesses and other stakeholders in the county to have their say.

All eight authorities in Northamptonshire are working on a proposal for the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:43 by kate

Tags: Community, Consultation

Consultation on proposed changes to councils in Northamptonshire

Consultation on proposed changes to councils in Northamptonshire

Consultation on proposed changes to councils in Northamptonshire will now start on Monday, 18 June

Consultation on a re-structure of local government in Northamptonshire will now start on Monday, 18 June with opportunities for all residents, businesses and other stakeholders in the county to have their say. The start date has been delayed by a few days as details are still being finalised.

All eight... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:32 by kate

Tags: Consultation, Press Release