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

Chowns Mill Roundabout Improvements

Chowns Mill Roundabout Improvements

Highways England are holding 2 Public Information events about the roundabout improvements to Chowns Mill. These are :-

Wednesday 5th February - 4pm to 8pm

Saturday 8th February 11am to 4pm

Please see poster for more details.

Posted: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:10 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, News Higham Times

WEEE collection scheme off to a flying start

WEEE collection scheme off to a flying start

WEEE collection scheme off to a flying start

Approximately 13 tonnes of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) have been collected across East Northamptonshire in just 6 weeks since a new collection was launched.

Following a successful pilot in Raunds, the Waste team at East Northamptonshire Council rolled out a weekly WEEE collection scheme in mid-December and have already seen a brilliant... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:09 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, Local, News

New Community Noticeboard at Rushden Lakes

New Community Noticeboard at Rushden Lakes

We have been working with Rushden Lakes to promote the amazing Higham Ferrers heritage trail. This is our latest interpretation board in prime position near the new Garden Square at Rushden Lakes, we hope the new map will encourage lots of new visitors to come and enjoy Higham Ferrers!

Posted: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:28 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Community, News, Rushden Lakes

Farmers Market Dates 2020

Farmers Market Dates 2020

The dates for our monthly Farmers Market. Held on the last Saturday of each month except December when it is the last Saturday before Christmas.

Posted: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:31 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Events, Farmers' Market, News, Shop Local

Highways Update on the Oak Tree

Please read below the update we have received from Highways England in response to the movement to save the 'three oaks' tree in Higham Ferrers:

14 Jan 20

Highways England Project Manager Dean Holloway said:

"We take our environmental responsibilities very seriously and are one of the largest tree planting organisations in the UK. We only cut back or fell trees where it is essential to keep people safe... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 11:50 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Chowns Mill, Highways, News

East Northamptonshire Council’s Residents’ Survey

East Northamptonshire Council’s Residents’ Survey

East Northamptonshire Council's Residents' Survey for 2019 is now open. This is an opportunity for residents to give their feedback on public services within the district and where they feel improvements could be made.

The survey can be accessed through the council website at https://www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/residentssurvey and is open to all residents of East Northamptonshire.

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 11:49 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Survey

Keep Higham Ferrers Tidy - Campaign Launches in the New Year

Keep Higham Ferrers Tidy - Campaign Launches in the New Year

The first day of January sees the launch of our local campaign 'Keep Higham Ferrers Tidy'.

Each day we will be posting on the Town Council Facebook page an entry from our poster design competition. The competition was run in the Autumn at the Infant and Nursery School, the Junior School and Henry Chichele Primary School. The pupils were asked to design posters on a theme 'Keep Higham Ferrers Tidy'.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Dec 2019 10:08 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: Community, Competition, News, Schools

An update from Northamptonshire Police

An update from Northamptonshire Police

We are pleased to share the following update from Northamptonshire Police regarding Operation Viper and the action that is being taken to tackle drug and gang related crime in your area:

Operation Viper is the Northamptonshire Police's operation to crack down on those involved in drug and gang related crime. It tackles the supply of Class A drugs in Northamptonshire, focusing on organised crime groups,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 11:35 by Emily Arrow

Tags: News, Police

The Mayor enjoys Bedesman Day 2019

The Mayor enjoys Bedesman Day 2019

Mayor Cllr Chris O'Rourke attended the traditional Bedesman Day service at St Mary's Church, Higham Ferrers on Friday 20th December with a roast beef lunch afterwards at the Bede House.

Henry Chichele founded the Bede House in 1423 to house twelve poor male inhabitants of the Borough aged over 50 years, with one Bedeswoman to look after them. The word Bede means prayer and the twelve men had to live... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 10:48 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Bedesman, Events, Heritage, History, Mayor

Plans for 120 houses on former Textile Bonding Site

Plans for 120 houses on former Textile Bonding Site

Plans have been submitted to East Northamptonshire Council for 120 houses on the former Textile Bonding Site, Higham Ferrers. Full plans can be viewed and comments made using the following link:

https://publicaccess.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=Q0LZL1GOJVK00

Posted: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 11:57 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Planning

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