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Christmas Hamper Competition 2021

Christmas Hamper Competition 2021

Do you fancy winning a hamper filled with goodies from shops and businesses right here in Higham Ferrers?

Today we launch our 2021 Christmas Hamper Competition!

Study the pictures, make your guess at the total value of the contents of the hamper and if your guess is the closest, you win the lot!

Vote by clicking HERE >>>

One vote per person, competition closes on Wednesday... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Dec 2021 13:08 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Christmas, Competition, Hamper

Children's Designs Sitting Pretty

Children's Designs Sitting Pretty

Children's designs are sitting pretty as unique gifts for the town were unveiled by the Mayor, Cllr Tina Reavey.

Three large chairs carved with the artwork of local schoolchildren have been donated to Nightingale Way Play Area thanks to the National Highways Chowns Mill Roundabout Improvement Scheme.

A small number of trees had to be felled as part of the £24 million scheme at the A45/A6 Chowns... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 10:56 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: Chowns Mill, Competition, News, Schools

Christmas Competitions

Christmas Competitions

Our Christmas Competitions are now OPEN!

Higham Ferrers Best Dressed Shop Window

Vote for your favourite window display to receive the 'People's Choice Award' by picking up a paper voting slip from the Town Hall or by clicking here to vote online (one vote per person) - don't forget to get out into the High Street and surrounding areas if you can to see the displays in person, there are some fantastic... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 10:39 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Christmas, Christmas Sparkle, Competition, Shop Windows

Christmas Sparkle

Christmas Sparkle

Thank you to everyone who attended our Christmas Sparkle on Saturday! We had a fantastic day of festive fun and thousands of attendees came out to enjoy the day and kick off our countdown to Christmas.

With a fun fair, live entertainment, Christmas market, Santa's Grotto, wreath displays, stalls and refreshments there were activities for everyone to enjoy. A special thank you to the community groups... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 14:29 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Christmas, Christmas Sparkle

Christmas Sparkle - THIS SATURDAY!

Christmas Sparkle - THIS SATURDAY!

Come and join us at this year's Christmas Sparkle - back and better than ever!
Click here to view the event map and programme. There will be Fun Fair Rides, a Christmas Market, Trade and Charity stalls, Santa's Grotto, Delicious food and drinks and Live Entertainment on the Market Square. The local businesses also get involved on the day with many offering activities and refreshments to join the fun.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 12:18 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Christmas Sparkle

Job Vacancy- Assistant Town Clerk

Job Vacancy- Assistant Town Clerk

Higham Ferrers Town Council is seeking proactive, enthusiastic, and highly motivated person to assist the Town Clerk with the delivery of its services and projects. The Town Council serves a vibrant, attractive historic market town with a current population of around 9000. The Council is represented by 16 Councillors and employs a team of 8 staff – Town Clerk, Assistant Clerk, 2 Administrative... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 14:12 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: Job Vacancies

Remembrance Service 2021

Remembrance Service 2021

We will be holding a Service of Remembrance at the War Memorial on the Market Square on Sunday 14th November at 10.50am.

All are welcome. If you are in a local organisation and would like to lay a wreath please enquire via

Posted: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 13:17 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Events, Remembrance

Heritage Family Fun Day

Heritage Family Fun Day

The Higham Ferrers and Rushden Heritage Day took place on Sunday 19th September. Despite a wet start the event again proved popular with local business and groups taking up an opportunity to set up a stand and promote their businesses and wares. One business commented "It really felt like old times (before covid).People mooching and spending! It was lovely to be a part of it. "

The fun filled day, which... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 09:00 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: Nene Valley, News

Have Your Say - The Charters

Have Your Say - The Charters

Do you have 2 minutes to give to help by completing a public perception survey on the Higham Ferrers Charters. If so, we would be most grateful and ask you to click on the link below to complete the survey.

Thank you.

Posted: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:30 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: Charters, Heritage, Survey

Flag Raising for Merchant Navy Day - 3rd September

Flag Raising for Merchant Navy Day - 3rd September

On Friday 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 hundreds... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 14:18 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: Mayor, News

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