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Christmas holiday bin collection - Monday 21st December 2020

Waste bins ready for collection

Please note that the waste & food bins will be collected one day earlier on Monday 21 December.

The following week will be on the normal Tuesday 29 December.

Please share this news with your neighbours.

Posted: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 14:16 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Information, Waste

Vistry Housebuilding consultation on a new development in Chelveston Road, Raunds

Image of Vistry Housebuilding flyer

Vistry Housebuilding (formerly Bovis) are running a public consultation on a proposed new development in Chelveston Road, Raunds. This is a developer led public consultation before deciding on submitting any formal planning application.

The consultation is to be welcomed, since it gives the public an opportunity to highlight issues and concerns, and the developer an opportunity to address them, before... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 08:34 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Planning

Raunds Community Library Trust

Front of Raunds Library building


Tuesday: 10:00 – 12 noon
Wednesday: 14:00 – 16:00
Thursday: 15:00 – 19:00
Friday: 10:00 – 12 noon

All sessions are Call and Collect

What is available:

  • Library to You: delivers books to the housebound or those who are shielding
  • Call and Collect: you simply phone in your request and collect them from the Library

Keep in touch

Follow us on FacebookTheLibraryatRaunds

Drop us... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 23:32 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Library

COVID-19 message from Lucy Wightman, Director of Public Health for Northants

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Dear Residents,

I am writing to you directly, as we enter the winter period, to inform you of the current situation relating to COVID-19 in Northamptonshire and specifically the areas in which you live. I'm also going to share some key tips to help you and your families stay safe during the winter period and how to access support if you need to self-isolate, if you become unwell, or if you require help... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 17:28 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Covid-19

New innovation site at the CRE Park granted

Site plan of new industrial estate

The ENC Planning Management Committee voted 7-4 in favour of the site at the meeting held on Thursday 12th November.

Several committee members spoke regarding their concerns regarding traffic on the local roads. It will now be for Northants Highways and the developer to agree what traffic mitigation measures need to be put in place.

Posted: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 21:05 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Planning

Free Daffodil bulbs to plant in the highway verges

Free Daffodil bulbs to plant in the highway verges

Gigaclear have donated two sacks of Daffodil bulbs to plant in the highway verges in the parish, as some were damaged during the groundwork's of the full fibre network installation last year.

Residents may claim up to 20 bulbs to plant in the highway verges near their homes (i.e. on public land, not private gardens please).

Chelveston- contact Adrian Dale at 21 Water Lane.
Caldecott - contact Mark Hunter... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 15:05 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Environment, Highways

Remembrance Service

PC chair laying wreath at memorial

A scaled down and socially distanced laying of the wreaths at the Cross of Sorrow (UK) and Tower memorial (US) in St Johns churchyard for Remembrance Sunday

Prayers were spoken by Rev Michelle. Cllr Andrew Seaman (Parish Council Chair), Arthur Wright (Churchwarden) and Ian White (305th BGMA rep) laid their wreaths and Alex played the last post.

Posted: Sun, 08 Nov 2020 11:04 by Mark Hunter

Tags: 305th BG(H), Church, Remembrance Service

Pumpkin results and Thank You!

Pumpkin results and Thank You!

The Events Team would like to say a huge thank you for entering and supporting the competition this year and for all the inventive designs, carving and display. We hope everyone who participated enjoyed themselves.

The judges had a difficult job again this year deciding the winners... but decide they have and here are the results:

1st Place 3 St George's Row.
2nd Place 14 High Street.
3rd Place... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 01 Nov 2020 19:25 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Events

Pumpkin Carving 2020 - suggested walking route

Pumpkin Carving 2020 - suggested walking route

Click on the link below for the suggested walking route to view the carved pumpkins.

Please maintain social distancing from other walkers.

Posted: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 19:20 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Events

Community Champion recognition

Community Champion recognition

Northamptonshire Action with Communities in Rural England (NACRE) have been recognising Covid-19 Community Champions in the County.

This is in recognition of the work carried out by the community as a whole, during the first wave of the pandemic in 2020.

Posted: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 12:04 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Covid-19

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