The Town Council offices are closed to the public during lockdown and staff are mainly working off site as per government guidance.
We are still fully operational and can be contacted by email - firstname.lastname@example.org or by phoning 01933 312075. As we have a new phone system you will get a automated message and be asked to press 1 to speak to a member of staff. If we are busy you will get an option... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 09:30 by Alicia Schofield
Changes to Remembrance Sunday 2020
Every year the nation unites to make sure that no-one is forgotten and to remember and honour those who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our freedom.
Higham Ferrers Town Council have taken the extremely difficult decision to scale back the service on Remembrance Sunday this year. The event could not take place in its usual format as it is always so well... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 11:01 by Alicia Schofield
Recovery Through Enterprise – Driving economic recovery
East Northamptonshire Council, the Borough Council of Wellingborough and Northamptonshire County Council have today launched their economic recovery prospectus, 'Recovery Through Enterprise' to support local businesses and residents through the current economic difficulties resulting from the impact of Covid-19.
The prospectus details the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 11:18 by Donna Anderson
The Current Covid Level Alert for our area is Medium.
Posted: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 11:06 by Donna Anderson
The Town will still sparkle with its traditional Christmas lights this year but you should watch out for the twinkle this year with a couple of extra surprises at the start of December.
To assist with the extra surprises the Town Council seeks help. The Mayor, Cllr Tina Reavey, is running a competition for the local children. She invites the children to design her Mayoral Christmas Card.
The Mayor will... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 11:21 by Emily Arrow
Positive cases have doubled since last week and residents are being urged to strictly follow national and local Public Health guidance to prevent a further rapid rise. This week's surveillance report (28 September – 04 October), shows that 417 residents have tested positive in Northamptonshire since last week. This is more than double last week's figure of 148 and is not a result of the data... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 09:00 by Alicia Schofield
Have your say on Rushden planning proposals
Following consultation on the East Northamptonshire Local Plan earlier this year, East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) is asking residents to have their say on two proposed housing sites in Rushden.
Land to the west of Rushden Lakes has already been discussed by councillors and officers are currently working with Natural England to address concerns about the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 12:29 by Donna Anderson
To help minimise the risk to our staff and the public, access to the Town Hall is restricted. Throughout the pandemic the Council has been contactable via phone or email with staff working at home. Staff are now working at the office in pairs Monday to Thursday with the office being cleaned on a Friday. This will remain in place until there is no social distancing due to the size of the premises and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 16:53 by Alicia Schofield
Higham Ferrers Town Council have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the popular Christmas Sparkle event this year.
Christmas Sparkle has always been about bringing friends and family together in a fun and safe environment to celebrate the festive season. However, considering ongoing health concerns and uncertainty surrounding Covid-19, the Council could not safely host the event for the number... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:36 by Lauren Houlihan
Three beautifully carved benches created from an old oak tree and decorated in woodland creatures have been presented to the local community.
Highways England lifted the wraps to reveal the finished artworks as they were placed in their new home at Castle Fields.
The oak tree had to be taken down for safety reasons as part of a £24 million improvement scheme at the A45/A6 Chowns Mill roundabout.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 16:38 by Emily Arrow