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

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

JOIN THE CONVERSATION AND HAVE YOUR SAY

JOIN THE CONVERSATION AND HAVE YOUR SAY

In January 2019 the NHS launched its Long Term Plan, which sets out its ambition to make sure everyone has the best start in life, receives world-class care for major health problems and gets the support they need to age well.

Locally, our county's health and care organisations are working together through Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) to shape our local response to this, called... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:18 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Police and Council Surgery - New Schedule

Police and Council Surgery - New Schedule

The Police and Council Surgery has a new schedule with more accessible times for all - so if you have an issue or want to raise a concern about your local area please join PCSO Simon Arthur and Councillor Angela Gardner on Wednesday 4th September from 7.15pm-8.15pm and at the further surgeries at the same time on Monday 30th September and Monday 28th October.

The surgery takes place at the Town Hall... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 14:27 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Community, Police

Indoor Planetarium in Higham Ferrers Library

Indoor Planetarium in Higham Ferrers Library

As part of the Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge there will be an Indoor Planetarium in Higham Ferrers Library on Friday 23rd August . See poster for details on times and how to book.

This activity has been made possible by Higham Ferrers Town Council using Councillor Empowerment money given by District Councillor Harriet Pentland and also from funds raised through the NN10 run back in October.

Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 11:02 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Freedom Leisure: Summer Turn Up and Play Programme

Freedom Leisure: Summer Turn Up and Play Programme

Turn Up and Play!

Come and join sports and crafting activities for children between 8-13 years old. A 2 hour session is only £2 per child!

NO BOOKING NECESSARY

Higham Ferrers dates: Wednesday 7th August, Wednesday 14th August, Wednesday 21st August. Located at the MUGA on Saffron Road between 10am-12noon

Other dates and locations available, please see www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/tup for all... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 10:05 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Events, Summer, Activities, Crafting

Why not Volunteer with TCV- Castle Fields?

Why not Volunteer with TCV- Castle Fields?

Volunteers will be at Castle Fields 12th and 15th August. Please see poster for details. More help is always welcome.

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 14:31 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Community

Nene Valley Festival returns this September

Nene Valley Festival returns this September

Nene Valley Festival returns this September

People from across the district, and further afield, are invited to celebrate the rich heritage, wildlife and culture of the Nene Valley as the annual Nene Valley Festival returns this September.

The festival which is now in its 6th year will take place from Saturday 14 September - Sunday 22 September. As with previous years, the festival will offer a variety... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 11:31 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Heritage, Family Fun, News Rushden Lakes, Nene, Local, Activities

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