East Northamptonshire Council’s Residents’ Survey for 2019 is now open
East Northamptonshire Council's Residents' Survey for 2019 is now open. This is an opportunity for residents to give their feedback on public services within the district and where they feel improvements could be made.
The survey can be accessed through the council website at https://www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/residentssurvey and is open to all residents of East Northamptonshire.
Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 11:06 by Emma Williams
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 Steve
Raunds Skate Park
Raunds Skate Park in Amos Lawrence playing field is temporarily closed for repair. Please do not attempt to enter the skate park or use the equipment until it has been repaired and unlocked.
Posted: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 09:12 by Joanne Coduri
Your Local PCSO will be conducting Surgeries in a location near you Today.
We will be using the Police van as the venue, so please pop in and say Hi.
We will be in the following places at the following times TODAY, 11th December 2019
Thrapston Town Council offices, 10:30-11:30
Islip, High Street, Outside Village hall, 11:40-12:10
Stanwick Lakes, Visitor Center, 12:15-12:45
Stanwick Village, Near the village shop. 12:50-13:20
Caldecott, In the Van parked in middle of Village... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:59 by Emma Williams
WEEE collection scheme to be rolled out across East Northamptonshire
Following a successful pilot in Raunds, a new WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) collection scheme from East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) will be available to all residents across the district from Monday 9 December.
Over the trial period, approximately one tonne of electrical items were collected and sent to a dedicated facility for sorting and recycling. Because of this success and... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 13:06 by Emma Williams
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 Steve
Council teams up to tackle drugs in East Northants
Illegal drugs in East Northamptonshire have been sniffed out during an operation by East Northamptonshire Council, Northamptonshire Police and Alpha K9 Security Services.
On Friday 8 November 2019, ENC ran their most recent drug dog operation and a suspected Class A substance was recovered from one premises. During the evening, the team visited 15 licensed premises in total across the district and 11... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 09:36 by Emma Williams
Chowns Mills Roundabout improvement works
Notification of improvement works at A45/A6 Chowns Mill roundabout from February 2020 lasting approx. 22 months - please contact Highways England for more information https://www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/news/article/1064/notification_of_improvement_works_-_a45a6_chowns_mill_roundabout
Posted: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:33 by Emma Williams
Deputy Mayor, Cllr Lee Wilkes, Raunds Town Council, The Royal British Legion, Rev Jon Aldwinckle, local schools and Raunds residents congregated on the steps of the Town Hall at 11am for a short service and 2 minutes silence.
Posted: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 12:19 by Emma Williams
Community Orchard for Raunds
Work is continuing to create a community orchard (woodland walk) in Raunds. The Town Council have met with the Tree and Landscape Officer from East Northants Council to plan the site and layout.
The Orchard will be situated at the bottom of Amos Lawrence Playing Field and will include a large variety of trees including apples, pears, plums and lesser known fruits such as quince and mulberry.. Local... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 17:00 by Steve