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Heritage Day CANCELLED

Heritage Day CANCELLED

With deepest respect to the Royal Family at this very sad time and in accordance with latest guidance, Heritage Family Fun Day that was scheduled to take place on Sunday 18th September is now cancelled.

Unfortunately, we have been unable to reschedule to an appropriate date this year, but we do look forward to welcoming you all at next year's event.

Thank you for your understanding.

Posted: Mon, 12 Sep 2022 16:35 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Activities, Events, Heritage, Local

Proclamation - Sunday 11th September

NOTICE OF THE READING OF THE PROCLAMATION TO THE PEOPLE OF HIGHAM FERRERS

4PM, SUNDAY 11th SEPTEMBER FROM THE MARKET SQUARE

Following the passing of our late Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth the Second, our sadness at this time is shared by people across the globe as we remember with affection and gratitude the lifetime of service given by our longest reigning Monarch.

The basis on which our monarchy is built... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 16:42 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Proclamation, Queen

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II

Higham Ferrers Town Council join with people across the country and the globe in sharing their sadness at the passing of our late Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth. We remember with affection and gratitude the lifetime of service given by our longest-reigning Monarch.

As a mark of respect both the Higham Ferrers Town Council flag and the Union flag outside the Town Hall are being flown at half mast.

At this... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 09:15 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Queen

NEW Interactive Heritage Trail Launched

NEW Interactive Heritage Trail Launched

The Heritage Trail is now INTERACTIVE and available online, so you can take in all the wonderful historical sites of Higham Ferrers from your mobile device!

The Heritage Trail takes you all over the centre of Higham Ferrers to some wonderful sites - take in Chichele College, founded in 1422 by Henry Chichele who became the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Town Hall which used to be the local jail and housed... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Aug 2022 12:26 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Activities, Chichele College, Family Fun, Heritage, Higham, Local

FREE Heritage Day Open Top Bus Tours

FREE Heritage Day Open Top Bus Tours

At this years Heritage Family Fun Day we will be running our popular Heritage Bus Tours. These tours are a fantastic chance to travel on an old open top Routemaster bus and hear from our local tour guides who will tell you a little about the history and heritage of both Rushden and Higham Ferrers.

We have a number of tickets available for reservation and you can reserve your seat by emailing info@highamferrers-tc.gov.uk.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Aug 2022 11:34 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Events, Family Fun, Heritage

Road Closures within Higham Ferrers

Road Closures within Higham Ferrers

We have been informed that Northamptonshire Highways will soon start resurfacing works to High Street, Market Square and College Street to improve the condition of the carriageway and to ensure the safety of all road users. Although there may be some disruption caused, this is vital work. If you have any enquiries we recommend contacting Northamptonshire Highways directly, as Higham Ferrers Town Council... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Aug 2022 13:34 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Higham, Road Closure, Roads

2021-22 Mayor Cllr Tina Reavey Raises £2500

2021-22 Mayor Cllr Tina Reavey Raises £2500

Former Mayor Cllr Tina Reavey has raised a fantastic £2,500 in fundraising money throughout her Mayoral year of 2021-22.

£1500 has been given to the Mayors chosen charity - Nene Valley Community First Responders. This money will go towards ensuring the responders are equipped with a defibrillator each so that they can respond to emergency calls from home in their local communities, which... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jul 2022 09:38 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Community, Mayor

Platinum Jubilee Year : Queen’s Green Canopy Update

Platinum Jubilee Year : Queen’s Green Canopy Update

It has been four months since the residents of Higham Ferrers turned out in numbers to plant 420 tree saplings. So how has it progressed?

Overall, it is doing very well. We have, of course, had losses, which is to be expected. The Town Council will continue to monitor the level of losses. The benefits of the planting and the development of green spaces for wildlife and the community is abundantly clear.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 10:45 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Environment, Green Spaces, Open Spaces, Parks, Trees

Mayor officially opens Higham Refill Shop

Mayor officially opens Higham Refill Shop

The Mayor, Cllr Nigel Brown, officially opened Higham Refill on 17/06/2022. It is the latest addition to our High Street. The Mayor was joined at the opening by supportive members of the public.

Higham Refill can provide a more zero waste lifestyle through eliminating packaging and encouraging the use of containers from home to fill and refill with bulk wholefoods, natural beauty and cleaning products... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 11:00 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Activities, Local, Mayor, Shop Local, Shop Windows, business support

Mayor of Higham Ferrers for 2022-23

Mayor of Higham Ferrers for 2022-23

We are pleased to announce that following our Mayor Making ceremony on the evening of 9th May Cllr Nigel Brown has been appointed Mayor of Higham Ferrers for 2022-23. The Town Council were thrilled to be able to hold our Mayor Making ceremony in the Council Chamber of the Town Hall after our two previous ceremonies were held on Zoom and in the Bede House due to covid. Cllr Angela Gardner has been appointed... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 May 2022 11:29 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Mayor, Mayor Making

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