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

Heritage Family Fun Day, Sunday 15th September

Heritage Family Fun Day, Sunday 15th September

The Rushden and Higham Ferrers Heritage Family Fun Day took place on Sunday 15th September at Rushden Lakes, the fun filled day was heldas part of the annual 10 day Nene Valley Festival and as part of the National Heritage open weekends. The event was supported by Rushden Lakes and brought together a family day out together with an opportunity for new visitors to learn all about the heritage and history... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 13:31 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Higham Ferrers Walking Tour - Wednesday 18th September

Would you like to learn more about the rich history of Higham Ferrers? This is a fantastic opportunity to learn all about the heritage of our lovely market town, tickets only cost £2.50pp and the weather is forecast to be sunny and perfect for a walk around the town! Meet at the Market Square at 10.30am, tour expected to last up to 2 hours.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/higham-ferrers-town-tour-tickets-57405585652... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:55 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Events, Heritage, Nene Valley, Local

New Town Guide

A new Town Guide has been published - take a look at the updated copy here to find out everything you need to know about Higham Ferrers. If you would like a hard copy of the guide they are available to be picked up from the Town Hall between 9.30-2.30pm every weekday.

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:11 by Emily Arrow

Tags: News, Town Guide

New websites will outline journey to unitary

New websites will outline journey to unitary

Two new websites have been launched offering a reliable source of information about the move toward unitary governance in Northamptonshire.

Named 'Future Northants North' and 'Future Northants West' they carry the same core information while outlining the separate processes being followed in the north and west of the county.

These dedicated sites describe the process so far, who is involved, progress... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 08:38 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Tennis Autumn Term Coaching Programme - Open for Booking

Tennis Autumn Term Coaching Programme - Open for Booking

Come and join Nigel Willard Tennis this Summer for tennis with an LTA registered, insured and DBS checked coach at Ferrers & Rushden Tennis Club.

It's great fun, sociable and keeps you fit.

Autumn Term 2019 Coaching Programme

All sessions are on Fridays from 13th September for 7 weeks and at the price of £52.50. The children aged 4-9 session is from 4.30pm-5.30pm and the children aged 10+ session... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 09:41 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Tennis; Activities; Sport

Get your FREE Shop Local voucher booklet

Get your FREE Shop Local voucher booklet

The new Shop Local voucher booklet is being launched at the Heritage Family Fun Day at Rushden Lakes on September 15th.

This booklet is filled with 48 shopping vouchers that can be spent throughout Rushden and Higham Ferrers. Some of the great bargains you'll be able to grab are 50% off a gym membership fee, £50 off holiday bookings, free drinks and loads more discounts for local shops and services.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 11:00 by Emily Arrow

Tags: News, Events, Family Fun, Heritage, Rushden Lakes

New website to showcase the Nene Valley and annual festival

New website to showcase the Nene Valley and annual festival

New website to showcase the Nene Valley and annual festival - www.nenevalley.net

The Destination Nene Valley partnership has officially launched a new website promoting the delights of the valley ahead of the 6th Nene Valley Festival which runs from 14 - 22 September.

Funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund via Nenescape Landscape Partnership Scheme and delivered by the Environment Agency, Nene... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 11:02 by Emily Arrow

Tags: News, Events, Heritage, Nene Valley

Indoor Planetarium at Higham Library a Success

Indoor Planetarium at Higham Library a Success

The 'Indoor Planetarium' at Higham Ferrers Library on 23rd August was a resounding success with all sessions being fully booked. The event organised to support the Summer Reading Challenge was sponsored by Higham Ferrers Town Council who organised the funding from the East Northamptonshire Councillor Empowerment Funding (Cllr Harriet Pentland) and funds raised for the Library through the NN10 run.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 30 Aug 2019 14:32 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Library

Flag Raising for Merchant Navy Day - 3rd September

Flag Raising for Merchant Navy Day - 3rd September

On Tuesday 3rd September at 10am the Red Ensign flag will be raised by the Deputy Mayor - Cllr Tina Reavey to mark Merchant Navy Day. Everyone is welcome to join her by the War Memorial.

3rd September 1939 marks the first major British maritime casualty, the merchant vessel SS Athenia, torpedoed just a few hours after hostilities were declared, with the loss of 128 passengers and crew.

Although many... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 14:18 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Mayor

'All Aboard for Rushden' App Re-launch and Competition

'All Aboard for Rushden' App Re-launch and Competition

Win £100 voucher with new and updated digital history trail

Complete a digital history trail in Rushden to win £100 voucher for Italian restaurant

'All Aboard for Rushden' is a new app that originally launched last year, but from 28 August, will present new and updated information. If visitors find all five points along the trail during the Nene Valley Festival, they can enter a prize draw... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 10:03 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Events, News Rushden Lakes, Family Fun, Heritage, Nene

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