Recreation & Leisure Committee
Jubilee Flags in the Town Centre
Recreation Ground and Open Spaces
Purchase and maintenance of Play Equipment
Supply and maintenance of seats and bins, and Litter Control on Open Areas owned by the Town Council.
Dog Waste Bins
Cllr Damian Reynolds
Cllr John Godwin
Play Areas in the Town
Sandyhome Road Play Area
The Recreation Ground on Islington Road provides an equipped play area for children up to 12 years old, include seats and picnic benches. There is open space for games i.e. football and basketball and a fully equipped skateboard park for wheeled activities.
A play area for young children to interact and challenge themselves in a safe environment.
There are two play areas on Belle Baulk. An equipped toddler's play area and an adventure play area with a log cabin, balance beams and a tyre walk.
The Shires - Northampton Road
There is one equipped play area on The Shires for children aged 2 - 12 years old.
The Riverside Walk
The Riverside Walk
The Riverside Walk runs from Bickerstaffes Road to the Leisure Centre on both the north and south sides of Silverstone Brook. The footpath network has been extended through Belle Baulk along the River Tove to the A5 junction with Old Tiffield Road and links up with the footpath system in the Northampton Road development.
The Town Council is responsible for mowing open areas in the Town and the Highway Verges on behalf of Northants County Council.
The council employs 3 litter pickers to regularly litter pick all the open areas in their ownership.
Litter bins and seats are considered for areas when requested by the Public.
The Town Council is responsible for the supply of over 70 dog bins and disposal of dog waste in Towcester.
Every year, the Town Council runs a Best Kept Garden Competition. Entries are invited from residents of Towcester via the May issue of the Town Crier.
Towcester in Bloom
The Town Council works in conjunction with Towcester Business Club to environmentally improve the town during the summer months by organising colourful floral displays for the town centre and again in December with the Christmas trees and lights.
Citizen of the Year Award
The Towcester Town Mayor invites annual submissions to find people who have given up their own time to make an outstanding contribution to the life of Towcester and who add significantly to the quality of life of those they help.