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

M1 Full Weekend Closure Junctions 14-15 4th-7th March

M1 Full Weekend Closure Junctions 14-15 4th-7th March

M1 bridge reprofiling and resurfacing works

The M1 between junctions 14 to 15 southbound will be closed for 56 hours from 9pm on Friday 4 March 2022 to 6am on Monday 7 March 2022. The closure will allow engineers to adjust the profile of the carriageway and install bridge joints at Cattle Creep emergency turn around, Hartwell.

During this closure, a full reconstruction of the carriageway on the slip... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Feb 2022 09:47 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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HIGH WINDS FORECAST 16-18 February 2022

Bright yellow warning sign stating danger of high winds and flying debris

The Met Office have predicted very high winds from Storm Dudley from later afternoon on Wednesday 16th February with gusts locally up to 50mph, quickly followed by Storm Eunice on Friday with more severe gusts up to 70mph across the midlands.

There is the potential for widespread disruption, falling trees and flying debris.

How to be prepared, stay safe and protect your property:

* Secure loose objects... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 10:17 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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Overnight Road Closure A5 / Northampton Road 7-14 March 2022

Road Traffic Sign stating Road Closed and a traffic cone

NOTIFICATION OF ESSENTIAL SAFETY IMPROVEMENT WORKS
A5 FOSTERS BOOTH

National Highways have sent notification that they will be carrying out safety improvement works on the A5 Watling Street on the Northampton Road junction, to:
• install high friction surfacing
• install red surfacing to the hatched areas of the carriageway at three locations
• refresh road markings, including two new 'slow'... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Feb 2022 14:55 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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Polaris Opera

Join Polaris Opera company on Saturday, 19th March at the Town Hall for an evening of light hearted opera, operetta and musical theatre. Also joined by local string ensemble. led by musical director, Ian Riley.

Adult tickets £12 on the door or £10 advanced booking.

Under 18's go free.

Tickets available on the door or by calling 07817 609223

www.polarisopera.com

Posted: Fri, 28 Jan 2022 11:16 by Sophie Weeks

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Avian flu reminder for bird keepers

Bird keepers are reminded of the restrictions that remain in place to minimise the risk of avian flu.

An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone came into force across the country in November, making it a legal requirement for all bird keepers across the UK (whether they have pet birds, commercial flocks or just a few birds in a backyard flock) to keep their birds indoors and follow strict measures.

It is the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 15:17 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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Queen's Platinum Jubilee Street Parties

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Street Parties

IMPORTANT NOTICE: If you wish to apply for a road closure for The Big Jubilee Lunch on Sunday 5th June 2022, you need to apply by the end of February via West Northamptonshire Council. To apply, please visit https://northamptonshire-self.achieveservice.com/service/Apply_for_a_temporary_road_closure_for_an_event.

Posted: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 13:11 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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Karaoke Night in aid of Mayor's Charity

Karaoke Night in aid of Mayor's Charity

8pm Saturday 15th January 2022

Are you a budding karaoke singer? Then join Towcester Town Mayor for the Towcester Mill Brewery's very first charity Karaoke Night, in aid of the Renew169 Wellbeing Café!

Absolutely everyone is welcome - just come along for a fun night raising funds for a very worthwhile local cause.

Tickets just £5, all of which goes to the charity minus the booking fee.

Get... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 10:04 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner asks for views on police and fire budget

Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner asks for views on police and fire budget

Today (20 December) the Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner has launched the budget consultation seeking the public's views on the council tax precept for policing and the fire and rescue service next year.

The link to the survey is: https://www.northantspfcc.org.uk/public-budget-consultation-2022/

The consultation runs from Monday 20 December 2021 until 11.59pm on Sunday 16 January... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Dec 2021 10:38 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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NEW FUNDING LAUNCHED FOR WEST NORTHAMPTONSHIRE BUSINESSES

NEW FUNDING LAUNCHED FOR WEST NORTHAMPTONSHIRE BUSINESSES

NEW FUNDING LAUNCHED FOR WEST NORTHAMPTONSHIRE BUSINESSES

WNC is pleased to launch the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) Business Continuity Scheme.

On 3 March 2021, the Government announced that a further £425m would be made available for Local Authorities, through a conditional top-up to the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) from 1 April 2021. WNC currently hold an Additional Restrictions... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2021 13:05 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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Are you able to support the community where you live?

Are you able to support the community where you live?

RECRUITMENT EVENING
7pm-9pm, 13TH January 2022
Towcester Town Hall

  • Provide crime prevention advice & support to communities/Neighbours
  • Communicate with the Police regarding local concerns/activities
  • Provide reassurance & visibility
  • Improve community relations
  • Patrol in pairs, with high visibility jacket, phone & alarm
  • Adhere to Health & Safety principles and professional Code of Conduct
  • Vetted... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2021 12:54 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

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