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Higham Ferrers Town Council

Serving the people of Higham Ferrers

Mayor 2017 - 2018

Clerk: Mrs Sandra Mitcham
The Town Hall, Market Square
Higham Ferrers
Northamptonshire NN10 8BT

Tel: 01933 312075

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Job Vacancy- Administration Officer

Job Vacancy- Administration Officer

Job Title: Administration Officer

Salary: Salary Scale SCP 18 -22 - (£9.299 -£10.632 per hour).

Hours: Part–Time 12 hours per week. Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am – 2pm (The role will include working some weekends and evenings.)

Contract Term: Initially 12 months

Proposed Start Date: - As soon as possible

Higham Ferrers is a proactive, forward thinking Quality Council. Over the last 15 years the town has expanded rapidly and is due to expand further including taking responsibility for more open space. More »

Due to a reduction in hours of an existing member of staff, an Administration Officer is required. This role is customer facing and will be based at the Town Hall. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with integrity, diplomacy when dealing with people and strong organisational skills. There may be an opportunity to expand the role in future.

The successful applicant must:

  • Be a confident and outgoing person with an interest in the community,
  • Have a good level of literacy and numeracy
  • Be computer literate
  • Have good communication skills which include the following:
  • Experience of face –to face, telephone, email and letter writing in a business capacity.
  • Organisation and administration.
  • Be willing to undertake training

An application form and further details can be obtained as follows:

Online: www.highamferrers-tc.gov.uk - Job Vacancies Page

Email: clerk@highamferrers-tc.gov.uk

Phone: 01933 312075


10th November 2017 » Less

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:13 by Sandra Mitcham



The Mayor's Civic Service was held on Sunday 8th October at St Mary's Church. The Mayor, Councillor Peter Tomas, and his invited guests processed from the Town Hall to the Church led by the Mayor's Sergeant and the impressive drummers from the Higham Ferrers Ranger Cadet band. The Mayor was joined by the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Jason Smithers, his fellow Councillors and Local Council Dignitaries. The Bedesmen and past Mayors were represented with the Higham Ferrers Brownies and District Guides joining the procession and service. Refreshments were served in the Bede House after the service for all those attending. More »

Following the service the Mayor said 'I was pleased to see so many people at the service. The highlight of the service for me was to present the ribbons to the children of the choir to mark their achievements in singing. I was pleased to work with Canon Stainer in organising the service and it was good to see so many Local Council Dignitaries in attendance.'

The Ranger Cadet band who were in attendance are looking for new members. The Cadets meet every Tuesday evening 6.30 to 8.30pm in the Lancaster Suite at the Ferrers School. The Cadets are open to boys and girls age 8-17. For further information email rangercadetsnorthants@gmail.com or phone Mr John Mander 01933 412099. » Less

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:27 by Alicia Scholfield

Mayor's Successful Musical Entertainment Evening

Mayor's Successful Musical Entertainment Evening

On Friday 22nd September the Mayor, Councillor Peter Tomas, held his first fundraising event for his chosen cancer charities, McMillian Nurses, Crazy Hats and Prostate cancer. An evening of musical entertainment was held in the Bede House, with superb performances from Phil Baxter and Mandy Evans, Kara Hamer, Claire Emery, Tom Carter and Ellie McAspurn.

The Mayor said of his event 'An enjoyable evening was held with first class performers. Over £750 was raised from the evening which I will be pleased to send to my chosen charities in due course. I would like to thank everyone who supported the event with a special thank you to all the performers.'

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:13 by Alicia Scholfield