North Midland Construction Abthorpe Scheme from 12th October to 10th November 2020 & Tarmac Update
The A43 southbound carriageway will continue to be closed each evening from 8pm to 6am from Abthorpe Roundabout. A diversion will be in place for southbound traffic. This will be until Friday 16th October 2020.
From Monday 19th October 2020 the closure will move south and be closed at the A413. This... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 15:05 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt
Changes are afoot at Towcester Mill Brewery as it moves into the autumn with daytime opening, more indoor seating to provide safe distancing and a Click & Collect bottle shop.
The Mill will now be opening five days a week from 10am Wednesday-Saturday and from 11am on Sunday. Teas, coffees and hot chocolates are now on the menu, as well as pre-wrapped cakes and biscuits - perfect for all those walkers... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 13:09 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt
Towcester & District Art Society
ART EXHIBITION 2020
1st - 30th November 2020
Over 200 original works of art in all media for sale. Purchases can be made by credit or debit card and collected from Potterspury, Towcester on Saturday 5th December.
Please support local artists
Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 09:00 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt
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