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

Northamptonshire County Council consult on possible cuts to services

Northamptonshire County Council consult on possible cuts to services

Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) is exploring the possibility of cuts to some services that will affect all communities in the county. The news was based on a report on the council's Medium Term Financial Plan that had been
published for the NCC Cabinet meeting that was held last Thursday.

The proposals that will be of most interest are:

  • Remove subsidies for bus services where there is no statutory... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Oct 2017 13:10 by Sandra Mitcham

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Tender for Extension to the Greenway

Tender for Extension to the Greenway

EXTENSION TO GREENWAY

TENDER NOTICE

Higham Ferrers Town Council are seeking to procure a suitably qualified contractor to undertake works to extend the 'Greenway'.

Tender documents, including specification, are available from

Website: www.highamferrers-tc.gov.uk

Telephone: 01933 312075

Email: clerk@highamferrers-tc.gov.uk

For an informal discussion please contact

Sandra Mitcham, Town Clerk on 01933 312075... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Oct 2017 13:00 by Sandra Mitcham

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SAFETY MATTERS

Safety Newsletter on behalf of
Northampton Police, Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire Highways.

Posted: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 11:14 by Danielle Edwards

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The future of Higham Ferrers Library under review

The future of Higham Ferrers Library under review

Northamptonshire County Council are consulting on the future of libraries in Northamptonshire. All 3 options have implications for the future of Higham Ferrers Library. Use the link below to find out more and have your say.

http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/council-and-democracy/budgets-and-spending/Pages/review-of-library-services-in-northamptonshire.aspx

Higham Ferrers Town Council... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:35 by Sandra Mitcham

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MAYOR'S CIVIC SERVICE

MAYOR'S CIVIC SERVICE

The Mayor's Civic Service was held on Sunday 8th October at St Mary's Church. The Mayor, Councillor Peter Tomas, and his invited guests processed from the Town Hall to the Church led by the Mayor's Sergeant and the impressive drummers from the Higham Ferrers Ranger Cadet band. The Mayor was joined by the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Jason Smithers, his fellow Councillors and Local Council Dignitaries.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:27 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: News, Mayor

Mayor's Successful Musical Entertainment Evening

Mayor's Successful Musical Entertainment Evening

On Friday 22nd September the Mayor, Councillor Peter Tomas, held his first fundraising event for his chosen cancer charities, McMillian Nurses, Crazy Hats and Prostate cancer. An evening of musical entertainment was held in the Bede House, with superb performances from Phil Baxter and Mandy Evans, Kara Hamer, Claire Emery, Tom Carter and Ellie McAspurn.

The Mayor said of his event 'An enjoyable evening... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:13 by Alicia Scholfield

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New Play Equipment at Saffron Road Play Area

New Play Equipment at Saffron Road Play Area

A new multi play unit and agility trail have been installed at the Saffron Road Play Area. The unit includes climbing nets, which are a new feature to the play area. The equipment was chosen by the Town Council following consultation with children on the School Council at the Higham Ferrers Junior School. We hope the new equipment will prove popular. If you haven't already seen it, or haven't taken... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Oct 2017 13:29 by Alicia Scholfield

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Official Opening of MUGA New Facilities

Official Opening of MUGA New Facilities

The Mayor officially opened the innovative new facilities at the Multi Use Games Area at the Saffron Road Recreation Ground on Tuesday 26th September.

Children from Higham Ferrers Junior School joined with the Mayor and the Chairman of East Northamptonshire Council, Cllr Colin Wright, and Play Innovations Mark Hawkins who represented Team GB at the Olympics in Handball.

The Multi Use Games Area now has... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 14:21 by Danielle Edwards

Tags: Mayor, News

A45 Rushden Lakes Traffic update

Traffic Management bulletin 047.

WC 02-10-2017

Project description

  • Upgrade of A45 Roundabout at Rushden Lakes to increase circulatory capacity and increase capacity on approaches.
  • Complete reconstruction of the Development Access Road.
  • Upgrade of A5001 Crown Way and B645 Northampton Road, providing additional capacity.
  • Introduction of a Link Road between B645 and A5001, including a Traffic signal control... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 14:17 by Danielle Edwards

Tags: News, News Rushden Lakes

COUNCIL BID TO SAVE HISTORIC CHARTERS

COUNCIL BID TO SAVE HISTORIC CHARTERS

The Town Council, supported by Higham Ferrers Tourism, Business and Community Partnership has submitted a bid for Heritage Lottery Funding in an effort to conserve the ancient and precious Royal Charters belonging to the town. The charters are important documents related to the social and political development of the town, charting a series of historical events marking new phases in the progress of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:19 by Alicia Scholfield

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