Higham Ferrers Town Council

Serving the people of Higham Ferrers

Mayor 2018/19

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

Tel: 01933 312075

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East Northants to be transformed into a giant game this spring

East Northants to be transformed into a giant game this spring

East Northants to be transformed into a giant game this spring

People that live, work and play in East Northants are being invited to join in with the district's largest game this spring.

Thousands of residents will compete to see if their school, community group or workplace can walk, run, scoot, or cycle the furthest by entering the free 'Beat the Street' challenge that will take place from 27 March to 8 May. More »

More than 50 special sensors called 'Beat Boxes' will appear from Rushden to Thrapston. Players tap the Beat Boxes with cards and fobs to track their journey and earn points for themselves and their team – the more Beat Boxes people swipe during a journey, the more points they earn.

Schools and community groups will be competing against each other to see if they can travel the furthest, climb the leaderboards and win prizes including sports, crafts and book vouchers.

Families are encouraged to play for their local school while the wider community can create their own teams by emailing team.eastnorthants@beatthestreet.me.

In addition to the leaderboard prizes, registered players can also win weekly 'Lucky Tap' prizes for playing along – including vouchers and experience days.

Beat the Street is being delivered by Intelligent Health and is funded by The National Lottery on behalf of Sport England, and East Northamptonshire Council in partnership with Freedom Leisure, which manage leisure facilities across the district on behalf of the council.

Chairman of East Northamptonshire Council, Wendy Brackenbury, said:

"We are excited to be bringing Beat the Street to East Northamptonshire and we look forward to seeing how far everyone is able to walk, run, cycle and scoot during the challenge.

"People of all ages and abilities are able to get involved in Beat the Street – it's completely free to play and is a great opportunity to go outdoors, spend time with your friends and family and get moving. Watch out for Beat Boxes appearing on a street near you!"

James MacWilliam, Chair of the Trustee of East Northants Cultural Trust which worked with the council to manage their leisure facilities for thirteen years, said: "We are particularly pleased to be able provide funding towards the 'Beat the Street' event which engages with so many local primary schools in such an innovative and fun way. The drive to get youngsters out and enjoying exercise is a brilliant initiative and we wish it long and vigorous success!"

Want to find out more about Beat the Street? Visit www.beatthestreet.me/eastnorthants for more information. » Less

Posted: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 10:21 by Donna Anderson

YourTown NN10 5K Run

YourTown NN10 5K Run

YourTown NN10 Community Run 24th March 2019

Our first YourTown NN10 5K Community Run was held on Sunday 24th March. The event was proudly supported by Higham Ferrers Town Council, Rushden Town Council, YourTown, Running Buddies, East Northants Council, Freedom Leisure and Rushden Lakes.

The event was a sell out with 100 people signing up to run the circular route which started and finished at Rushden Historical Transport Museum. The 5k Community Run certainly achieved its primary aim which was in bringing local people together in a positive and energising way and at the same time raising funds for two local causes, the Rushden Historical Transport Society Victorian Goods Shed and the Higham Ferrers Community Library Group. More »

Rushden and Higham Ferrers Town Councils would like to say a big thank you to the many volunteers who gave up their time and helped make the day a success, also thank you to the following local businesses who supported us by donating items for the runners on the day:

Wm Morrison Produce
J & P Fresh Fruit and Vegetables, Higham Ferrers
Asda, Rushden
Cupalicious, Higham Ferrers
Centre Management Team at Rushden Lakes
RPC Promens
Specsavers, Rushden
Anytime Fitness, Rushden
Freedom Leisure

We have had some great photos sent to us for use on our website and social media. Credit and thanks to the links below.


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Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 11:58 by Donna Anderson

Website Launched for Town's Charter Project

Website Launched for Town's Charter Project

The Town Council and Tourism are delighted to announce the launch of their website for the Charter project.


The Charter project has recevied funding from the Heritage Lottery and enables the professional conservation of the 5 Town Charters and Byelaw.

To fnd out more about the Charter project, the conservation work, and the up and coming events planned to celebrate the Charters and the town's heritage then go to www.highamferrerscharters.co.uk

Posted: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 12:38 by Alicia Scholfield