Author: Raunds Town Voice

Raunds Town Council will be showing James Bond – No Time to Die at the Raunds Film afternoon on Wednesday 16th February. The film will be shown at Saxon Hall, Raunds with refreshments served from 1pm and the film starting at 1:30pm. Call 01933 622087 between 10am and 2pm to reserve a seat for just £1 entry which includes tea/coffee and cake

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On Friday 28th January, Cllr Sylvia Hughes Mayor of Raunds and her Consort Cllr Dudley Hughes hosted their Community Burns Night in aid of the Mayor’s chosen charity for 2021-2022 Service Six at the newly renovated Saxon Hall. The Mayor welcomed local residents, visiting Mayors and other guests for an evening of fun including a Burn’s Night Supper, quiz, raffle, and customary traditions while raising funds for the wonderful charity that supports our local children and families at Manor School and in the community. Cllr Sylvia Hughes Mayor of Raunds said, The evening was a great success made special by…

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Last night the 2nd Raunds Cubs visited Raunds Town Hall for part of their local Knowledge badge. They were greeted by Cllr Sylvia Hughes, Mayor of Raunds for an evening of activities and learning about the Town Council. The children were split in to two groups, each group visited the council chamber where the Mayor explained the tiers of local government and what the Town Council are responsible for. The children enjoyed trying on the Mayor and Consort’s chains and carried out their own Council meeting in the council chamber. Cllr Sylvia Hughes Mayor of Raunds said, “We were delighted…

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Dog Poo on the streets is sadly one of the most talked (or complained) about topics within the Raunds Town Voice social media channels. Today, a spokesman for Raunds Town Council has stated: In a bid to help tackle the increasing problem of litter and dog fouling, Raunds Town Council have installed additional dog bins in our open space and are providing free dog poo bags for owners so please use them!!

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In a statement issued yesterday by Raunds Town Council, they have advised the public that the skatepark in Raunds has been authorised for complete removal. A Town Council spokesman stated in a social media post: This is because the existing structure has become unsafe and is beyond repair. The Council recognises that the park is very popular and well used by local residents and I am exploring options for replacement for Council to consider as soon as possible. I would urge members of the public to respect the notices prohibiting use of the equipment for safety reasons. Raunds Town Clerk…

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Raunds now has its very own App so you can find local shops, pubs, hairdressers, beauty salons, library and gyms. There are even special offers available to residents. To download the app you can go to the app store: AppleGoogle Play The Raunds Town App has been developed to promote Raunds for the benefit of both visitors and local businesses. The Raunds Town App makes it easy for residents and visitors to access information from a single source. What do you think of the app? – let us know in the comments.

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In these extraordinary times when coming together as a community is increasingly difficult, Raunds Town Council wants to spread a little positive cheer throughout Raunds. This is just for fun and a little project for you to share with your family at home. You are invited to decorate your window and be as creative as you like! Rainbows, East Bunnies whatever makes you smile. Once you’ve decorated your window take a photo and send it to info@raunds-tc.gov.uk, they will add your photos to the online gallery and pick a winner on Monday 12th April. There are 9 prizes up for grabs,…

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Raunds Town Council have provided notice of the election of six Parish Councillors to be elected for Raunds Saxon Ward with an additional six for Raunds Windmill Ward. The election will be held on Thursday 6th May 2021 An election is to be held of Councillors for Raunds Town Council.Forms of nomination for the elections for the Wards listed above may be obtained by downloading and printing a copy from www.northnorthants.gov.uk, emailing elections.ENC@northnorthants.gov.uk, telephoning 01832 742353 and asking to speak to a member of the elections team. Paper copies may be obtained from East Northamptonshire House, Cedar Drive, Thrapston, Northamptonshire,…

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While the vast majority of people don’t carry knives or get involved in knife crime, Northants Police are committed to working with partner agencies and members of the public to prevent and tackle those that do. They want to help make your community as safe as possible – and for you to feel as safe as possible. Have you got a knife or knives you want to get rid of? Did you know you can surrender them to the police? Northants Police will be holding a Knife Amnesty Surgery at the following locations Raunds Market Square – Thursday 1st April…

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Students were out of lessons on Wednesday 24 March for the second Curriculum Day of this academic year. The day saw each year group participate in a variety of talks, workshops and projects related to a specific branch of Manor’s Work.World.Wellness. curriculum programme. Year 7 – Work: Natural disasters Year 7 spent the day looking at a variety of situations relating to natural disasters to help understand the demands of these events. This included designing and building a prototype bridge to reach and bring supplies to a cut-off community, developing mathematical models to predict the spread of disease through a population, and…

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