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

Towcester welcomes new Mayor

Towcester welcomes new Mayor

Towcester Town Council is delighted to announce, that following the Annual Meeting of the Town Council on Monday 18th May 2020, Councillor Richard Dallyn was inaugurated as Towcester Town Mayor for 2020/21 and Councillor Damian Reynolds as Deputy Town Mayor, which was held, in these unique times, as an online event.

Councillor Dallyn who has been a Towcester Town Councillor since 2015, is also one of... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 May 2020 09:58 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

Tags: News

NOTICE OF VACANCY IN OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR

NOTICE OF VACANCY IN OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR

Notice is hereby given that, due to the resignation of Cllr Ashley Baker, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for Towcester Brook Ward of Towcester Town Council.

In accordance with the Local Elections Rules, an election to fill the vacancy shall be held if, within 14 days after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than 2nd June 2020), a request for an election to fill the said vacancy... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 12:51 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

Tags: News, Vacancies

A5 Pedestrian Safety Assessment Report, March 2020

A5 Pedestrian Safety Assessment Report, March 2020

The attached pedestrian safety report was commissioned by Towcester Town Council to look into concerns of pedestrian safety and vehicle speeds travelling along the A5 between Jenkinson Road and the new Furlongs housing estate opposite Towcester Racecourse. The data was collected at the beginning of March and recorded the volume and speed of vehicles as well as pedestrian movements along this section... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 15:13 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

Tags: News, Reports

Besse's Lane Temporary Closure 1-5 June

Besse's Lane Temporary Closure 1-5 June

Wilby Tree Surgeons are intending on carrying out tree works along a section of Besse's Lane between Burcote Road and Earls Farm Way. To undertake these works safely will require that the road is closed from the 1st June for up to five days.

The closure and diversion can be viewed here https://one.network/?tm=117244306

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 09:10 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

Tags: News

Celebrate VE Day 75 from home

Celebrate VE Day 75 from home

Everyone is being invited to participate in VE Day 75 on Friday 8th May 2020 from the safety of their own home. There are a number of ways people can take part in the celebrations:

  • The Royal British Legion has announced a programme of activities including:
    • National moments of Remembrance and thanksgiving, including a Two Minute Silence at 11am
    • A live VE Day 75 livestream at 11.15am
    • A VE Day learning pack... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 10:13 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

Tags: Events, News

Stay home. Stay connected. Stay Cyber Aware

Stay home. Stay connected. Stay Cyber Aware

Cyber Aware is the UK government's advice on how to stay secure online during coronavirus.

Many of us are spending more time online. Keep yourself and your family secure by following our advice.

Reports of fraud, scams and phishing emails, particularly relating to the coronavirus, are on the increase. Here are some tips:

Don't click on the links or attachments in suspicious emails, and never respond to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 10:48 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

Tags: News

Towcester Steps Up To Combat Coronavirus

Towcester Steps Up To Combat Coronavirus

Towcester Town Council has produced an A4 leaflet which gives details of the Coronavirus helpline set up by Northamptonshire County Council for vulnerable residents and a link for volunteers to register to help, as well as current advice to reduce the spread of the virus.
The plan is to distribute batches of leaflets around Towcester to shops and outlets that remain open and will be available to pick... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 15:10 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

Tags: News

Consultation for development of land at Tiffield Lane

Consultation for development of land at Tiffield Lane

Developers IM Properties, have released online consultation documents in place of a public exhibition, due to the Covid-19 outbreak, for the proposed development of land at Tiffield Lane.

All consultation documents can be accessed at www.landattiffieldlane.co.uk

Feedback on the proposals should be submitted by Friday, 8th May in the 'Have your say' section of their website.

To request copies of the consultation... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 10:56 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

Tags: News

Support for South Northamptonshire businesses

Support for South Northamptonshire businesses

An online system through which businesses can apply for grants during the Coronavirus emergency, has been launched by South Northamptonshire Council (SNC).

The grant support scheme is aimed mainly at supporting small businesses which were forced to close by the UK Government.

To apply, and to read the Governments FAQs on the scheme, visit - www.southnorthants.gov.uk/COVID-19-business-grants.

SNC is set... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 12:10 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

Tags: News

Home Support App To Help Victims of Crime During Social Distancing

Voice for Victims and Witnesses - the free, confidential support service for victims and witnesses of crime in Northamptonshire - has released the Voice Home Support Hub app, to help people cope and recover from the effects of crime during social distancing.

The app is available for download now, for free, here…

The lockdown measures imposed to help stop the spread of Covid-19 have, for many,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 09:59 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt

Tags: News

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