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Author: Catriona Ward

Raunds Mayor's Community Awards

Raunds Mayor's Community Awards

If you know anyone in our community who has:

- Shown dedication to their role,

- Is a carer,

- Excels at music or sport,

- Has volunteered,

- Carried out a heroic act or just made a difference.

Then please nominate them so that their contribution can be recognised.

The awards will take place at the Mayor's Civic Service on the 26th March at St Peter's Church, 3pm.

To make a nomination please contact us for... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Jan 2023 10:27 by Catriona Ward

Tags: Raunds Mayor's Community Awards

Your Council's Boundaries are Changing

Your Council's Boundaries are Changing

Have your say on warding arrangements for North Northamptonshire

After The Local Government Boundary Commission for England have considered all representations made to them during this consultation, they intend to publish draft recommendations in May 2023

They will then hold a further period of consultation on their draft recommendations. The final recommendations are expected to be published in September... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Jan 2023 13:42 by Catriona Ward

Tags: Your Council's Boundaries are Changing

Christmas and New Years Opening Times

Christmas and New Years Opening Times

Our reception will be closed from 2pm Friday 23rd December, with phone lines closing as usual at 2.30pm.

We will then be returning on Tuesday 3rd January 2023 with phone lines opening at 9am.

In the event of a life-threatening emergency, call 999. For other matters which pose an immediate risk, our out of hours telephone number is 07898 866044.

Council Opening Hours

Mon - Fri

Reception open: 10am-2pm

Phone... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Dec 2022 14:15 by Catriona Ward

Tags: Christmas and New Years Opening Times

Winner of the Christmas Window Competition 2022

Winner of the Christmas Window Competition 2022

The High Street Christmas windows have now all been judged, and the winner selected.

The Mayor of Raunds, Cllr Richard Levell presented the certificate this morning to Websters Florists for winning the title of 'Best Christmas dressed window in Raunds' – Congratulations on a beautiful window Webster Florists!

"Thank you to all the shops that took part, your windows all looked amazing and really... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Dec 2022 10:30 by Catriona Ward

Tags: Christmas 2022, Winner of the Christmas Window Competition 2022

Raunds Town Mayor’s Family Carol Service - 14th December 2022

Raunds Town Mayor’s Family Carol Service - 14th December 2022

The family carol service was a huge success last Wednesday, with wonderful performances by all the schools in Raunds. The hall was packed with happy children, parents, mayors and the public, all who had braved the bitterly cold weather to come and sing. It was a thoroughly enjoyable experience and a great way to get into the Christmas spirit.

We would like to give a big thank you to those who made this... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Dec 2022 11:40 by Catriona Ward

Tags: Events, Raunds Town Mayor’s Family Carol Service

A Well Done From our Local MP

A Well Done From our Local MP

We received a lovely letter from our MP, Tom Pursglove, following on from Remembrance Day, he spoke about how impressed he was at how the town comes together and really supports this event.

If you would like to read the letter in full please click on the image

Posted: Wed, 14 Dec 2022 12:39 by Catriona Ward

Tags: A Well Done From our Local MP

Santa on a Tractor

Santa on a Tractor

Raunds Town Council were proud to support "Santa on a Tractor" on Sunday 11th December 2022, raising donations and money for Raunds Foodbank and bringing festive cheer to the residents of Raunds.

A big thank you to Ace Fleet Maintenance for sponsoring the event and to North Northamptonshire Council, Raunds Residential and Krog & Whitehead who all joined with us in gifting the presents.

Last but not... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Dec 2022 11:14 by Catriona Ward

Tags: Events, Santa on a Tractor, Santa's Grotto

Raunds Christmas Market & Lights Switch-On 27th November 2022

Raunds Christmas Market & Lights Switch-On 27th November 2022

Thank you to all who came to the Raunds Christmas Market and Light Switch-On on the 27th November. We, as always had an amazing turn-out with a wonderful range of festive stalls all throughout the Market Square, West Street and High Street.

The event was also a huge success for the Mayor of Raunds who was able to raise a whopping £1791.36 for his charities; Raunds Food Bank and East Northants... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 11:32 by Catriona Ward

Tags: Christmas Market & Lights Switch-On 2022, Events, Raunds Christmas Market & Lights Switch-On 27th November 2022

Santa on a Tractor

Santa on a Tractor

Santa on a Tractor will be visiting Raunds on Sunday 11th December to collect food donations for Raunds Foodbank and to spread plenty of Christmas cheer including a free gift for every child.

Please see below the Santa on a Tractor schedule.

9:15am Starting at Hill Street in the Vintage Collection yard.
10:00am The Oval at the top on Darcie Park
10:30am Antona Drive
10:55am The Duke of Wellington Stanwick... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 12:05 by Catriona Ward

Tags: Events, Santa on a Tractor, Santa's Grotto

Santa's Grotto 2022 Update

Santa's Grotto 2022 Update

Raunds Town Council is very disappointed that because its provider has withdrawn their support at very short notice, it will not be possible for this year's Santa's Grotto to proceed as intended on 16-19 December. However, the Council will donate all of the presents from this year's event to the Hill Street Vintage Collection Santa on a Tractor fundraiser and to Raunds Food Bank.

The Mayor of Raunds,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Nov 2022 15:09 by Catriona Ward

Tags: Events, Santa's Grotto