Higham Ferrers Town Council

Serving the people of Higham Ferrers


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

Tel: 01933 312075

  • Covid-19 Community Advice Page
  • The Town Hall is closed to the public until further notice. You can still contact us by telephone or email if needed. WE have a new phone system and you need to press 1 on answer to speak to a member of staff

Higham Ferrers Town Council provides your local services. We strive to make Higham Ferrers a better place to live, work and play. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

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Although we are not providing our usual face to face advice service until further notice, we are still providing our specialist advice services by telephone or email. Our advisors are working remotely and set up to effectively deal with ongoing referrals from agencies and members of the public calling us for advice. Our advice and assistance is Free, Independent & Confidential (aside from our Not for Profit Immigration Service). More »

Debt & Welfare Benefits, see below:- The East Northants Project is funded by East Northamptonshire Council providing a full range of Debt/Budgeting advice & assistance. Also, Welfare Benefits advice & assistance with advice on entitlements/Benefit income maximisation, energy saving, disputes and appeals, to all residents within East Northants Council area. Our Rushden office Advice Shop (32 High St, Rushden NN10 0PH), is currently not open for initial telephone enquiries to access advice and assistance. However, all services continue remotely Monday to Friday and we can be accessed for help and assistance by contacting 01 604 621038 Monday-Thursday 10.00am-2pm and Fridays 10am-1pm, or via www.communitylawservice.org.uk) We shall continue to keep you advised of future changes. You may also access advice/assistance with the following, as above contacts.

Housing - we can provide advice in respect of repossession and eviction for people eligible for Legal Aid.

Children's Benefit Take-Up Project - funded by Children in Need for children and young people who are ill or who have a disability. Energy

Advice - help to better afford energy bills including benefit advice and income maximisation, utility debt advice, energy tariff checks, access to grants.

Self-funded Immigration Service - Specialist advice and help with claims & appeals (not for profit, fee paying service).

Please keep safe, strong & well everyone. » Less

Posted: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 18:07 by Donna Anderson

National lockdown from 5th January

National lockdown from 5th January

As we enter another national lockdown here is a reminder of our currently closed areas and where you can find assistance:

The MUGA, tennis courts, skateboard park and outdoor gym equipment is now CLOSED.

The play areas remain OPEN but we ask that users remain vigilant and read the guidelines on the boards at the entrance.

There is local Coronavirus advice and support at Coronavirus information - Northamptonshire County Council including links to request assistance with food shopping, collecting medication, posting mail, general support with loneliness and more. More »

Any coronavirus regulation breaches can be reported to the police on 101 or via Breach of coronavirus (Covid-19) measures | Northamptonshire Police (northants.police.uk)

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Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 12:12 by Emily Arrow

How to contact us

How to contact us

Due to the current situation with Covid-19 and Northamptonshire being placed into tier 4 restrictions we have had to close the Town Hall to the public.

You can still contact us on 01933 312075 or info@highamferrers-tc.gov.uk.

Stay safe and please follow the tier 4 guidance.

Posted: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 14:07 by Emily Arrow