An exciting new audio described walking tour has been launched that provides a fascinating glimpse into the history and main treasures of our beautiful medieval town.
The tour is available for your mobile phones by downloading the Higham Ferrers Audio Tour from Google Play or the Apple App Store. As you listen you will be skilfully guided on your walk around the town by our 3 local narrators.
The audio... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 May 2021 09:22 by Alicia Scholfield
At its Annual Meeting on 17th May, Higham Ferrers Town Council elected Cllr Christina Reavey for her second term of office as Mayor. At the socially distanced meeting held in the Bede Hose, Cllr Angela Gardner was elected as her Deputy.
On thanking her fellow Councillors for the nomination, Cllr Reavey said
" My Mayorship will go down in history. Firstly, because I have been asked to do two consecutive... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 19 May 2021 01:29 by Sandra Mitcham
Why Neighbourhood Watch?
The main aims are to prevent crime and encourage neighbourliness and a supportive spirit across our communities. We promote good citizenship and greater public awareness, increase public participation in the prevention and detection of crime and anti-social behaviour, reduce the fear of crime, improve police/community liaison and increase public and community safety. NHW helps... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 May 2021 11:43 by Emily Arrow
Our Mayor Making is taking place this evening - Monday 17th May - at 7.30pm.
We will be holding the Mayor Making ceremony in a Covid-safe location and we will be live streaming it on our YouTube channel (refresh the page if you don't see it!) so join us over on YouTube to witness the inauguration of the Mayor of Higham Ferrers 2021.
Posted: Mon, 17 May 2021 14:37 by Emily Arrow
Higham Ferrers Town Council has a vacancy for a town councillor.
Expressions of interest are welcomed from anyone who is over 18 years old and has an interest in the community.
As a councillor representing your community you will help keep it a great place to live and work. You will be supported in your role and will be expected to undertake training. You should be comfortable working electronically.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 10 May 2021 06:36 by Sandra Mitcham
The Council is seeking a temporary part-time PARKS AND OPEN SPACES WARDEN.(To start immediately)
The main purpose of the role is to ensure that all Parks and Open spaces in Higham Ferrers are maintained to a high standard. It is a varied post which includes litter picking, assisting at the Farmers' Market and events, inspecting play areas and carrying out minor maintenance. The successful candidate... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 May 2021 07:19 by Sandra Mitcham
It was with great sadness that the Town Council and staff received the news of the death of Cllr Anna Sauntson. Anna was one of our longest serving Councillors with over 35 years service. Anna was Mayor of the town on three occasions and she always carried out her duties with immense pride and respect for others.
Having been an active part of the birth of the Tourism Group she has supported it for many... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 May 2021 11:56 by Sandra Mitcham
The deadline for nominations for the Town Council closed on 8th April. Due to the number of candidates there will be no poll in either ward and the candidates are duly elected from 6th May 2021.
The successful candidates are listed in the following notices. There is still 1 vacancy in Chichele Ward which the Town Council will look to fill by co-option in due course.
Elections will still be taking place... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 15:18 by Sandra Mitcham
In Memory of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh
Higham Ferrers Town Council join with people across the country and the globe in sharing their sadness at the passing of the Duke of Edinburgh. We remember with affection and gratitude the service and devotion given by the Duke to this Country.
As a mark of respect both the Higham Ferrers Town Council flag and the Union flag outside the Town Hall... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 16:59 by Emily Arrow
Nigel Willard Tennis Coaching are back with their sessions on Friday evenings:
Ferrers & Rushden Tennis Club
We love travelling to Ferrers & Rushden tennis club. We always get a super welcome. This summer we are back with tennis on a Friday evening from 16th April.
4.00pm see our mini club for children from 4 years of age. a 7 week half term for £63. To book your place
5.00pm and its the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 12:19 by Emily Arrow