Towcester Town Council

Serving the people of Towcester

Towcester Town Hall

Town Clerk: Miss Elizabeth Cox
The Town Hall, 86 Watling
Street, Towcester
Northamptonshire NN12 6BS

Tel: 01327 350995

Latest News

Courier Fraud on the increase

Courier Fraud on the increase

Courier fraud is becoming more PREVALENT and SOPHISTICATED.

What You Should Know
Also known as social engineering or vishing, generally, but not exclusively courier fraud is where the fraudster cold calls the victim on their landline (whether in possession of the victim's details or not). The victims are generally elderly/vulnerable.
They make claims designed to encourage the victim to divulge specific... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 14:43 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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South Northamptonshire Local Plan (Part 2) 2011-2029 Adopted

South Northamptonshire Council resolved to adopt the South Northamptonshire Local Plan (Part 2) 2011-2029 at a meeting of Council on 22 July 2020

The South Northamptonshire Local Plan (Part 2) now becomes part of the Development Plan for South Northamptonshire and will be used in decision making and the planning of the area.

The South Northamptonshire Local Plan (Part 2) replaces all of the saved policies... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 13:43 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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Update on the Town Council's Community Venues

Towcester Town Hall, The Sawpits Centre and Towcester Youth & Community Centre will remain closed to hirers until at least mid-September.

Whilst we understand some groups are eager to return to their regular activities, many of the groups that use our venues fall into the 'vulnerable' category, so we want to ensure we follow the latest guidelines and can comply with the onerous cleaning regimes,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 15:43 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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Get involved in the St Lawrence Flower Festival from home

Get involved in the St Lawrence Flower Festival from home

St Lawrence Church Flower Festival
7th – 9th August 2020

An invitation from the Revd Paula Challen...

It is with much regret that due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic that we have made the decision to postpone this year's Flower Festival in Church. However, we have a suggestion of how we might do it differently, please read on…

This traditionally has been a time when we have celebrated... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:33 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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M1 J14 sliproad closures 17-19 July 2020

M1 J14 sliproad closures 17-19 July 2020

Smart motorway programme: Update on M1 Junctions 13-16

M1 widening works will be taking place on the M1 junction 14 slip roads. These works will involve a weekend closure to two of the slip roads at junction 14. Allow extra time for your journey.

J14 Northbound entry slip road 21:00 17 July to 21:00 19 July J14 Southbound entry slip road 21:00 17 July to 21:00 19 July

Highways England, it's partners and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:49 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge

Every year Northamptonshire Libraries deliver the Summer Reading Challenge, which challenges children to read 6 books during the summer holidays. It has been proven that children who don't continue reading during the summer have a lower reading age when they return to school in September than that before the summer. You can find out more about the challenge on our webpage: www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/src... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:38 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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People Urged To Be Sensible amid the Reopening of Bars and Restaurants

People Urged To Be Sensible amid the Reopening of Bars and Restaurants

"We know people will be looking forward to going out after such a long time but please be sensible and help newly reopened businesses out by abiding by the Covid-19 regulations."

This is the message from Chief Superintendent Ash Tuckley, the officer overseeing the policing operation in response to the reopening of the night-time economy.

From Saturday, July 4, bars, restaurants and pubs have all been... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:49 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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SNC Job Club

SNC Job Club

How Can the SNC Job Club Support Local Residents?

We offer confidential advice and support on a wide range of topics to help find a way back into work, training, or education.

For anyone currently out of work, looking for a different type of job or even a new career, we can offer:

  • 121 guidance from qualified experts
  • Help with your CV, Cover Letter, Job Application
  • Interview tips & tricks
  • Help to identify... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:29 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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FOSTER’S BOOTH – EMERGENCY BT CABLE REPAIR 2nd July 2020

FOSTER’S BOOTH – EMERGENCY BT CABLE REPAIR 2nd July 2020

We've been advised that emergency works are required to repair a damaged BT cable, within the carriageway of the A5, at the crossroads of Banbury Lane and Butcher's Lane in Foster's Booth.

These works will be carried out TONIGHT, Thursday 2nd July 2020, during the closure of the A5 to through traffic between Tove roundabout (A43) and Weedon Bec.

Please be assured that every effort will be made to complete... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 11:33 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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NCC Seeks Feedback from Covid-19 Volunteers

The Northamptonshire Community Resilience Hub has created an online survey to find out more about volunteering during this pandemic.

It's an opportunity for you to offer feedback and the survey results will be very important in assessing where we are as a county and in planning for the next phase of the Covid-19 response.

The survey contains 11 questions and should only take a few minutes to complete.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 12:14 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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