Higham Ferrers Town Council

Serving the people of Higham Ferrers

Mayor 2019 - 2020

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

Tel: 01933 312075

Latest News

A45 / A6 Chowns Mill Roundabout Improvement - Letter from Paul Valentine, Public Liaison Officer

A45 / A6 Chowns Mill Roundabout Improvement - Letter from Paul Valentine, Public Liaison Officer

Roadworks affect all journeys which is why it is important they are completed as quickly as possible. We will continue to maintain the network, ensuring that life-saving medicine, equipment, supplies and healthcare staff can travel to where they are needed most.

Please be assured that all our sites have strict safeguarding measures to prevent the spread of COVID19 and none of our sites are open to the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:01 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Local, News

Northamptonshire’s Community Resilience Service launches new Coronavirus Support Line

Northamptonshire’s Community Resilience Service launches new Coronavirus Support Line

Following the incredibly successful appeal last week to find volunteers to help those in need in Northamptonshire during the coronavirus pandemic, a new support line has now been launched to support the most vulnerable members of our community.

There are a large number of people across Northamptonshire who are currently in isolation for various reasons. These include individuals displaying symptoms... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 15:05 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, Coronavirus, Covid-19, News

Covid-19 Update from Assistant Chief Constable Simon Blatchly

Covid-19 Update from Assistant Chief Constable Simon Blatchly

"Police forces in the UK have a relationship with the public that is the envy of the world and we would always rather work with the public than against them."

These are the words of a senior police officer at Northamptonshire Police as no COVID-19-related fines were issued by police officers across the county over the weekend period.

Assistant Chief Constable Simon Blatchly, said: "Firstly, I would like... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:42 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, Coronavirus, Covid-19, News, Police

Action Fraud Have Received Reports of Covid19 Related Scams

Action Fraud Have Received Reports of Covid19 Related Scams

What scams are we seeing?

The majority of reports are related to online shopping scams where people have ordered protective face masks, hand sanitiser and other products, which have never arrived. Other frauds being reported include ticket fraud, romance fraud, charity fraud and lender loan fraud

Protection advice

Detailed counter fraud advice is available online, including from Scamsmart, ActionFraud... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 11:43 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Coronavirus, News

Press release from LRF Northamptonshire Local Resilience Forum

Press release from LRF Northamptonshire Local Resilience Forum

Council Leader hails tremendous response to plea for volunteers
A staggering 8,319 individuals have come forward after an appeal for volunteers to help those most in need during the COVID-19 pandemic was launched on Monday.
In just three days, almost 800 forms have been submitted to the Northamptonshire COVID-19 Community Resilience team, with individuals and groups coming forward in droves to offer... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 17:16 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, Local, News, Volunteering

Northants Police Urge the Public To Report Online Where They Can

Northants Police Urge the Public To Report Online Where They Can

As concerns over Covid-19 increase, members of the public are reminded of the need to only use the 999 or 101 service where it is absolutely necessary, and to otherwise use the online reporting systems in place.

While the Force continues to deal with Covid-19 and understand the detail of the Prime Ministers announcement, the force is urging people to head online to report non-emergency incidents and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 10:14 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, Coronavirus, Covid-19, News, Police

DOGS OFF LEAD AREA AND SOCIAL DISTANCING

DOGS OFF LEAD AREA AND SOCIAL DISTANCING

Covid-19 emergency measures are in place. While playgrounds are closed the open spaces remain accessible, however, strict social distancing is critical at this time and we politely remind that all Government Guidelines regarding social distancing must be followed.

Please stay 2 metres (approx. 6ft) apart at all times.

These social distancing guidelines include all open spaces, including the Dogs Off... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 10:02 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, News

Statement from Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police on Covid-19:

Statement from Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police on Covid-19:

Please see a statement below from the Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police on Covid-19:

Chief Constable Nick Adderley, said: "We are all aware we are now living in unprecedented times and, from today, every one of us is being asked to step up and play a crucial role in the battle against Covid-19. All that is requested of you is that you follow Government advice - stay at home, save lives and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 12:45 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, Coronavirus, Covid-19, News, Police

Press Release - Calling All Pop-Up Samaritans and Community Groups In the Fight Against Covid-19

Press Release - Calling All Pop-Up Samaritans and Community Groups In the Fight Against Covid-19

Here is a press release from the Emergency Planning Officer (EPO) on behalf of the Local Resilience Forum (LRF).

We are aware that there are many groups and individuals that are volunteering to help neighbours and vulnerable people in their communities during the Coronavirus outbreak.

The attached information explains how you can help and register your group, or as an individual to support this coordinated... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 12:18 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, Coronavirus, Covid-19, News

FARMERS MARKET CANCELLED

FARMERS MARKET CANCELLED

Following last nights announcement by Boris Johnson the Council have reluctantly decided that the Farmers' Market will not go ahead on Saturday as planned. The Council do not feel that they can safely manage social distancing and in order to protect staff, public and traders, they feel they have no option but to cancel. We will decide whether to go ahead in April nearer the time.The Council is sorry... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 17:10 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, Farmers' Market, News

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