Three Peaks, Three Choirs,
One Voice, One Mind!
150 singers are participating in climbing the 3 Peaks - Ben Nevis, Scafell and Snowdon... some physically and some virtually (à la Captain Tom) singing at the summits to raise their voices and money for "Mind" and other choir charities.
Helen Swift (MD) and Jonathan French (pianist) are leading the challenge climbing Ben Nevis (4,413 feet) and Scafell... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 14:48 by Liz
Mayor of Towcester, Councillor Richard Dallyn, was delighted to present certificates and garden vouchers to the 2020 Best Kept Garden competition.
Several gardens across the town vied to catch the eye of the Mayor and the standards were extremely high, but it was Mr Terry Phillips of Cedar Close who bagged the top prize, having come third in last year's competition. Terry clearly loves gardening and... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:35 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt
Towcester Town Hall, The Sawpits Centre and Towcester Youth & Community Centre will remain closed to hirers until at least November 2020.
Regretfully, the council voted on Monday 14th September to keep premises closed for the time being. The situation will be reviewed monthly going forward as the situation constantly evolves. Below is a longer explanation.
As you can imagine, there were lengthy discussions... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 14:32 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt
Advance notice of the temporary closure of Towbury Lane off Richmond Road for resurfacing works to be carried out between 21st and 25th September. Dates may be subject to change due to weather conditions. There will be no access to the Sawpits Centre car park or Towbury Court during this time.
Map view: https://goo.gl/maps/zfH5SADyra2QEFtk7
Posted: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 10:14 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt
New drop in Zoom sessions starting 23rd September 2020.
Posted: Wed, 09 Sep 2020 12:08 by Liz
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
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
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
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
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