Higham Ferrers Town Council

Serving the people of Higham Ferrers

CllrReavey

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

Tel: 01933 312075

Latest News

Covid Level Alert - Medium.

Covid Level Alert - Medium.

The Current Covid Level Alert for our area is Medium.

Posted: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 11:06 by Donna Anderson

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

CHRISTMAS CARD COMPETITION

CHRISTMAS CARD COMPETITION

The Town will still sparkle with its traditional Christmas lights this year but you should watch out for the twinkle this year with a couple of extra surprises at the start of December.

To assist with the extra surprises the Town Council seeks help. The Mayor, Cllr Tina Reavey, is running a competition for the local children. She invites the children to design her Mayoral Christmas Card.

The Mayor will... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 11:21 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: News, Schools

CORONAVIRUS CASES ON INCREASE

CORONAVIRUS CASES ON INCREASE

Positive cases have doubled since last week and residents are being urged to strictly follow national and local Public Health guidance to prevent a further rapid rise. This week's surveillance report (28 September – 04 October), shows that 417 residents have tested positive in Northamptonshire since last week. This is more than double last week's figure of 148 and is not a result of the data... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 09:00 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Have your say on Rushden planning proposals

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Have your say on Rushden planning proposals

Following consultation on the East Northamptonshire Local Plan earlier this year, East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) is asking residents to have their say on two proposed housing sites in Rushden.

Land to the west of Rushden Lakes has already been discussed by councillors and officers are currently working with Natural England to address concerns about the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 12:29 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Enc, News, Planning

STAY SAFE - REMEMBER FROM HOME

STAY SAFE - REMEMBER FROM HOME

Changes to Remembrance Sunday 2020

Every year the nation unites to make sure that no-one is forgotten and to remember and honour those who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our freedom.

Higham Ferrers Town Council have taken the extremely difficult decision to scale back the service on Remembrance Sunday this year. The event could not take place in its usual format as it is always so well... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 11:01 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

CONTACTING THE TOWN COUNCIL DURING THE PANDEMIC

CONTACTING THE TOWN COUNCIL DURING THE PANDEMIC

To help minimise the risk to our staff and the public, access to the Town Hall is restricted. Throughout the pandemic the Council has been contactable via phone or email with staff working at home. Staff are now working at the office in pairs Monday to Thursday with the office being cleaned on a Friday. This will remain in place until there is no social distancing due to the size of the premises and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 16:53 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Christmas Sparkle CANCELLED but Higham Ferrers will still twinkle

Christmas Sparkle CANCELLED but Higham Ferrers will still twinkle

Higham Ferrers Town Council have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the popular Christmas Sparkle event this year.

Christmas Sparkle has always been about bringing friends and family together in a fun and safe environment to celebrate the festive season. However, considering ongoing health concerns and uncertainty surrounding Covid-19, the Council could not safely host the event for the number... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:36 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Christmas, Christmas Sparkle, Community

Highways England Raising the Benchmark with Gift to Local Community

Highways England Raising the Benchmark with Gift to Local Community

Three beautifully carved benches created from an old oak tree and decorated in woodland creatures have been presented to the local community.

Highways England lifted the wraps to reveal the finished artworks as they were placed in their new home at Castle Fields.

The oak tree had to be taken down for safety reasons as part of a £24 million improvement scheme at the A45/A6 Chowns Mill roundabout.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 16:38 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: Community, Highways, News, parks

RUSHDEN EAST – POTENTIAL IMPACT FOR HIGHAM FERRERS.

RUSHDEN EAST – POTENTIAL IMPACT FOR HIGHAM FERRERS.

Rushden East Sustainable Urban Extension has always been the aspiration of Rushden. Higham Ferrers has reluctantly supported the concept as long as it was located south and only a small section was in Higham. Higham Ferrers Neighbourhood Plan supports a mix of residential, community facilities and employment in this area.

Rushden East is a proposed new development on land to the east of the A6 bypass... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 14:01 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

New tool to increase recycling in East Northants launches

New tool to increase recycling in East Northants launches

New tool to increase recycling in East Northants launches

As part of East Northamptonshire Council's (ENC) long term strategy to combat contamination in recycling bins across the district, each household will shortly receive a sticker to place inside their recycling bin lid which reminds residents about what can and cannot be recycled.

The stickers will be included in the next issue of ENC's resident... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Sep 2020 10:55 by Donna Anderson

Tags: ENC, News, Recycling, Waste

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