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

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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.

Latest News

JOB VACANCY - Parks and Open Spaces Warden

JOB VACANCY - Parks and Open Spaces Warden

The Council is seeking a temporary part-time PARKS AND OPEN SPACES WARDEN.(To start immediately)

The main purpose of the role is to ensure that all Parks and Open spaces in Higham Ferrers are maintained to a high standard. It is a varied post which includes litter picking, assisting at the Farmers' Market and events, inspecting play areas and carrying out minor maintenance. The successful candidate must be able to work alone, have a flexible approach to work and be good at working with the public. They will be required to drive the council van. More »

Requirements: Must hold a valid driving licence

Hours: 10 hours per week worked on a rota basis including weekends. (Note this is a Job Share, so the successful candidate may be asked to work more hours to cover holidays and sickness.)

The post is temporary for 3 months whilst the Council review the role. There may be opportunities for a permanent post once this has taken place.

Salary scale - SCP 5-£10.04 per hour

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Closing Date:- 19th May 2021

For more information about the post and an application pack:-

Phone 01933 312075 or email clerk@highamferrers-tc.gov.uk » Less

Posted: Wed, 05 May 2021 07:19 by Sandra Mitcham

ANNA SAUNTSON - 1944 to 2021

ANNA SAUNTSON  - 1944 to 2021

It was with great sadness that the Town Council and staff received the news of the death of Cllr Anna Sauntson. Anna was one of our longest serving Councillors with over 35 years service. Anna was Mayor of the town on three occasions and she always carried out her duties with immense pride and respect for others.

Having been an active part of the birth of the Tourism Group she has supported it for many years. She was also involved in the local neighbourhood plan, where she fought for the towns heritage to be maintained for future generations, and had concerns on how many new developments were being built with a lack of infrastructure to accompany them. Anna was passionate about keeping the towns ancient Civic Traditions, and a great supporter of the local Bedesmen. When Higham Ferrers twinned with Hachenburg in Germany, Anna was the person who signed the deed and has since visited on several occasions. More »

Anna also served on the East Northamptonshire Council for thirty- three years and she was Chairman in 2003 -2004. During that time she served mainly on the Planning Management Committee and was also involved with the Licensing Panel. She was always on hand to give advice to local residents with a monthly "District Council Surgery" .

Anna was standing down at these elections due to ill health. She will be greatly missed on the Council as she had a great deal of knowledge and experience which she was always happy to pass on to others. » Less

Posted: Tue, 04 May 2021 11:56 by Sandra Mitcham

Town Council Elections 2021

Town Council Elections 2021

The deadline for nominations for the Town Council closed on 8th April. Due to the number of candidates there will be no poll in either ward and the candidates are duly elected from 6th May 2021.

The successful candidates are listed in the following notices. There is still 1 vacancy in Chichele Ward which the Town Council will look to fill by co-option in due course.

Elections will still be taking place on 6th May for North Northamptonshire Council and the Police and Crime Commissioner

Posted: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 15:18 by Sandra Mitcham