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

CARVING OUT A PIECE OF HISTORY

CARVING OUT A PIECE OF HISTORY

New life is being breathed into the Three Oaks tree which had to be taken down for safety reasons as part of the Chowns Mill roundabout improvement works.

Thanks to the talents of a local woodcarver, residents will soon be able to enjoy the tree once again and it will continue to play a part in the community for many decades to come.

Despite extensive investigations and hi-tech testing by Highways England... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 10:21 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: Highways, News

Covid-19 Latest Advice

Covid-19 Latest Advice

Advice from Northampton Borough Council about COVID-19

Residents of Northampton are being urged to take action as the number of cases has risen above the national rate. We need to work together to prevent a local lockdown.

We all need to follow these simple steps:
• Minimise social contact where you can
• If you have to go out keep at least 2 metres away from others
• Use a face covering... Read More »


Posted: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 15:00 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, NCC, News

Explore East Northamptonshire on two wheels

Explore East Northamptonshire on two wheels

Explore East Northamptonshire on two wheels.


With the Government launching a new initiative to combat obesity in England, East Northamptonshire Council is encouraging everyone to explore the countryside, cycle paths and Nene Valley on two wheels whilst getting fit and healthy at the same time.

For those who want to get out and about in East Northamptonshire, but are not sure where to start, Destination... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 14:25 by Donna Anderson

Tags: ENC, Family Fun, News

Latest Business Guidance and Information

Latest Business Guidance and Information

Last week a new government support package was launched to help small and medium sized businesses recover from the financial impact of COVID-19.

The grants, which do not require any match-funding, are designed to:

  • help businesses access specialist professional advice in response to the impact of COVID-19 e.g. human resources, accountants, legal, financial, IT / digital.
  • purchase minor equipment to adapt... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 10:36 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Local, business support

A45 Chowns Mill Roundabout Improvement Scheme

Picture of Chowns Mill Roundabout

A45 Chowns Mill Roundabout Improvement Scheme

Progress report - July 2020

Despite COVID-19 challenges, which has affected supply of materials and staffing, we have made some good progress.

Image shows the new carriageway layout and the formation of the half hamburger island – July 2020

Station Road progress

Over the next four weeks, we'll be working in the area of Station Road (A5028). You will... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 17:56 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Chowns Mill, News

Northamptonshire Pharmaceutical Needs Assessments - Patient Survey

Northamptonshire Pharmaceutical Needs Assessments - Patient Survey

We are inviting you to tell us about pharmacy services in your area.

The services we are looking at include local services that you receive from pharmacies (or chemists). To do a good job, we need to regularly review what services we have, what our local people need, and how things might change in the future. This process is called a 'pharmaceutical needs assessment' and we are preparing one at the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 11:00 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Local, NHS

East Northants Council launches new way to report fly tipping

East Northants Council launches new way to report fly tipping

East Northants Council launches new way to report fly tipping

Having seen how successful the What3Words app has been across the world, East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) is now encouraging anyone who wishes to report fly tipping across the district to use the app.

What3Words works using the principle that every 3m x 3m square of the world has been assigned an address of three words. For example one... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 12:32 by Emily Arrow

Tags: ENC, Local

East Northants leisure centres set to re-open

East Northants leisure centres set to re-open

East Northants leisure centres set to re-open

Following their compulsory closure in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, leisure facilities owned by East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) will start to re-open from Saturday 25 July.

The three leisure centres across the district, which are run by Freedom Leisure on behalf of ENC, will re-open, though customers can expect to see some changes to opening... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 12:51 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Activities, ENC, Family Fun, News, leisure facilities

PLAY AREAS - PLEASE ENJOY AND OBSERVE THE RULES

PLAY AREAS - PLEASE ENJOY AND OBSERVE THE RULES

Following closure because of Covid-19 our play areas have now been open again for nearly 2 weeks. It is lovely to see them being used and enjoyed so much by our local children.

We wish to remind you to observe the rules on our blue signs that are posted at all the entrances to the play areas.

These signs show the maximum number of people allowed in the play area at any one time. The numbers vary between... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 10:56 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Family Fun

Opportunity for local shops to learn basic sign language

Opportunity for local shops to learn basic sign language

LOCAL SHOPS AND BUSINESSES - With the latest rules regarding face masks in shops coming into force soon, a resident has kindly offered to teach some basic sign language to local shop keepers and staff.

Please read the following message:

I would like to offer an hour free sign language tuition for local shop owners and your staff. Face masks make it extremely difficult for those with hearing loss to engage... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 13:59 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Community, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Local

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