Towcester Town Council

Serving the people of Towcester, Wood Burcote & Caldecote

Towcester Town Hall

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

Tel: 01327 350995

News

Community groups tackling loneliness to benefit from £4m fund

Community groups tackling loneliness to benefit from £4m fund

Book clubs, walking groups and other community projects will be able to apply for a £4 million fund designed to help reduce loneliness in the coming months.

The Local Connections Fund – made up of £2 million from the Government and £2 million from The National Lottery Community Fund – will be used for hundreds of small grants worth between £300 and £2,500.

These... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 13:58 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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FREE Christmas Meal for People in Need

FREE Christmas Meal for People in Need

SOFEA Community Larder is offering a free Christmas meal to people in need in our towns and villages and is working in partnership with Food4Heroes. Following their successful delivery of meals to NHS staff during lockdown, Food4Heroes have agreed to provide a Christmas meal to people who may not be able to spend time with friends or family this year and may struggle to get themselves a Christmas meal.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 10:42 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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New Social Housing Under Construction – How to Apply

New Social Housing Under Construction – How to Apply

New social housing is currently under construction in Towcester, Silverstone, Brackley and Wootton Fields (near Northampton) and will be ready for occupation in 2021.

To access these homes, households must join South Northants Council's Housing Register. Please read on to learn more about the register, who is eligible to join, and how to make an application.

The Housing Register is a waiting list of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Dec 2020 09:56 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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Help us improve the air quality for South Northants

Help us improve the air quality for South Northants

Residents can now have their say on South Northants Council's vision for tackling air pollution in the district, with the opening of the consultation on the South Northants Air Quality Action Plan for 2021 to 2026.

The plan outlines the actions that South Northants Council (SNC) proposes to improve air quality for those who live and work in the district.

A 12-week consultation on the proposed plan opens... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:43 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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Help us to build a better and stronger community for all

Help us to build a better and stronger community for all

South Northants Council (SNC) is calling upon residents to take part in a short survey to help them develop their Building Stronger Communities Strategy.

The draft strategy highlights the key issues facing communities across South Northants and sets out a four-year approach to tackling inequalities and creating strong sustainable communities for all residents.

Councillor Karen Cooper, SNC's portfolio... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 09:47 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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Job Vacancies with South Northants Youth Engagement

South Northants Youth Engagement Logo

Do you see barriers to young people realising their potential and want to do something about it? If so, then SNYE want to hear from you!

South Northants Youth Engagement (SNYE) are a new youth charity, with funding to promote and coordinate activities and services for local young people across the district. They are offering a unique opportunity to be instrumental in the development of new community-based... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 14:27 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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Public consultation on proposed changes to Local Council Tax Relief Schemes in West Northamptonshire to begin on Monday 2nd November 2020.

Survey clipboard & pen vector graphic

Public consultation on the proposals for the new Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme (LCTRS) for West Northamptonshire will go live for a six-week period, beginning on Monday 2nd November, until midnight on Sunday 13th December 2020. The final scheme will be agreed by the West Shadow Executive Committee on 26th January 2021.

Residents and stakeholders across Daventry, Northampton and South Northamptonshire,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 11:34 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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South Northants Youth Engagement Seeks Playmakers

Children playing in a closed off street

South Northants Youth Engagement (SNYE) have secured funding from the London Marathon Charitable Trust, via Northamptonshire Community Foundation to deliver a series of Street Play events across South Northants.

To ensure the sustainability of the project we are also looking for Community Champions / Playmakers to take the project forward (full Volunteer support will be given) from Spring 2021.

Please... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 11:07 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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Planning Consultation - Land at Tiffield Lane - deadline 6th Nov 2020

For anyone who could not access the meeting due to the change of zoom link please email them directly at landattiffieldlane@newgatecomms.com

PROPOSAL

Hybrid planning application comprising: Outline application with all matters reserved for an employment park comprising B1a, B1b, B1c, B2 and/or B8 uses, including ancillary offices (B1a), Sui Generis (selling and/or displaying motor vehicles, showrooms... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 13:16 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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Creep Safe this Halloween

Carved Halloween Pumpkin

Northamptonshire Fire Service have launched their 'Creep Safe' campaign, encouraging people across Northamptonshire to enjoy celebrations safely this Halloween.

Covid-19 restrictions mean that this year Northamptonshire Police is discouraging trick or treating activities, a decision Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) is supporting as an emergency service partner.

However, this doesn't mean... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:59 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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