Raunds Town Council

Serving the people of Raunds

Cllr Richard Levell, Raunds Town Mayor and his consort Mrs Magdalana Levell 2018  - 2019

Clerk: Ms Kate Houlihan
The Hall, Raunds
Wellingborough
Northamptonshire NN9 6LT

This page links you to all the essential information you need for living in Raunds, from where to catch the bus to where to get a pizza! If you are new to Raunds, then please pop into the Town Hall to collect a town map. This map can help guide you around Raunds quick and effectively.

Doctors / pharmacies

There are a number of Doctor's and pharmacies within Raunds, which are listed below:

The Cottons Medical Centre – Meadow Lane, Raunds, Northants, NN9 6UA Phone: 01933623 327

Marshalls Road Surgery – 7 Marshalls Road, Raunds, Northants, NN9 6ET Phone: 01933 622349

Lloyds Pharmacy – 1 Brook Street, Raunds, Northants, NN9 6LL Phone: 01933 622340

Lloyds Pharmacy – Cottons Medical Centre, Meadow Lane, Raunds, Northants, NN9 6UA Phone: 01933 461090

Defibrillator

In Raunds there are 4 defibrillators for medical use. One can be found outside Co-Op Funeral care on Brooks Street on the wall. One can be found on The Square, on the side of the bus stop and there is also one located at the Red Lion pub on Wellington Road and one at Manor School. To use, follow the instructions on the side.

Hospitals

Kettering General Hospital – Rothwell Road, Kettering, Northants, NN16 8UZ. Phone: 01536 492000

Northampton General Hospital – Cliftonville, Northampton, NN1 5BD. Phone: 01604 634700

Dentists

Burnawn House Dental Surgery – Burnawn House, High Street, Raunds, Northants, NN9 6HS. Phone: 01933 624692

Opticians

Krog & Whitehead Optometrists – 21 High Street, Raunds, Northants, NN9 6HS. Phone: 01933 460035

Churches

St Peter's Church – High Street, Raunds, Northants, NN9 6JB. Phone: 01933 461509

St Thomas More Catholic Church – 6 Marshalls Road, Raunds, Northants, NN9 6EY. Phone: 01832 732772

Nurseries

Playmates Pre-School – Windmill Lane, Raunds, Northants, NN9 6LA Phone: 01933 460111

Raunds Playgroup – The Mobile, Manor School, Mountbatten Way, Raunds NN9 6PA Phone: 01933 461097

Infant Schools

Raunds Park Infant School – Park Street, Raunds, Northants, NN9 6NB. Phone: 01933 622415

Windmill Primary School – Windmill Lane, Raunds, Northants, NN9 6LA. Phone: 01933 623121

Junior Schools

St. Peters C.E. Academy - Mountbatten Way, Raunds, Northants, NN9 6PA. Phone: 01933 622400

Windmill Primary School – Windmill Lane, Raunds, Northants, NN9 6LA. Phone: 01933 623121

Secondary School

Manor School Sports College – Mountbatten Way, Raunds, Northants, NN9 6PA. Phone: 01933 623921

Bin collection

East Northamptonshire Council deals with the wheelie bins within Raunds. Bin collection in Raunds is every Tuesday. For information on which bin is being collected on which week, visit the East Northamptonshire Council website at: East Northamptonshire Council - find my collection day. Here you can also report any problems with your bins. You can also call East Northamptonshire council on: 01832 742000.

Buses

There are 2 different buses that run within Raunds:

  • x46/x47, which runs from Raunds to Northampton via Higham Ferrers, Rushden, Rushden Lakes, Wellingborough, Wilby, Earls Barton, Great Billing and Weston Favell. For information on this bus visit: x46 / x47 bus timetable.
  • Centrebus 16 bus which runs from Raunds to Kettering via Ringstead, Thrapston, Woodford and Cranford. For information on this bus visit: Centrebus 16 bus timetable.

Reporting highways issues

To report any highway issues, from potholes to overgrown/overhanging bushes and hedges, go to Street Doctor. You can fill out a form here to report the issue to highways directly. To report an issue to Street Doctor visit: Street Doctor.

Cashpoints

There are 3 cash points available within Raunds:

  • Inside the Co-Op, along Brook Street
  • Inside Nisa Store on Grove Street
  • Outside Spar on High Street
  • Outside of Asda, in Warth Park.

Town Events

Every year, Raunds Town Council hold 4 main events. These are: The Mayor's Show, Annual Town Picnic, Remembrance Sunday Parade and the Christmas Light switch on. These events are held on different dates every year, so make sure to look at our events calendar all year round for key event dates.

Tug of War Competition between the Fire Fighters and The Red Lion Pub.

Places to eat

Within Raunds there are a range of restaurants and café's to eat situated along Brook Street. Jester's Bistro & Coffee Lounge is a Bistro in the middle of Brook Street which serves both breakfast and lunch. There is also the Italian restaurant Rocco's, open on Wednesday's, Thursday's, Friday's and Saturday's. There are 2 café's within Raunds, these are The Nook and Cookies. Here you can meet friends for a coffee and cake to have a catch up! The World Upside Down and The Woodpecker also a serve a lovely meal.

Shops

The High Street, is home to a number of local businesses. To find all shops within Raunds visit our directory.

Raunds Market

Raunds Market is held every Friday on the Town Square. There are a variety of stalls including fruit & veg, meat, cakes, sandwiches, hot chocolates, teas and coffees.

Raunds also has a superb community centre, Saxon Hall, located behind the council offices on Thorpe Street. The Saxon Hall can be hired for Children's Parties, Family Functions, Wedding Receptions, Social Events, Fitness Classes, Group Meetings, Corporate Meetings and Conferences.

Saxon Hall, Raunds