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2021-22 Mayor Cllr Tina Reavey Raises £2500

2021-22 Mayor Cllr Tina Reavey Raises £2500

Former Mayor Cllr Tina Reavey has raised a fantastic £2,500 in fundraising money throughout her Mayoral year of 2021-22.

£1500 has been given to the Mayors chosen charity - Nene Valley Community First Responders. This money will go towards ensuring the responders are equipped with a defibrillator each so that they can respond to emergency calls from home in their local communities, which... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jul 2022 09:38 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Community, Mayor

Platinum Jubilee Year : Queen’s Green Canopy Update

Platinum Jubilee Year : Queen’s Green Canopy Update

It has been four months since the residents of Higham Ferrers turned out in numbers to plant 420 tree saplings. So how has it progressed?

Overall, it is doing very well. We have, of course, had losses, which is to be expected. The Town Council will continue to monitor the level of losses. The benefits of the planting and the development of green spaces for wildlife and the community is abundantly clear.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 10:45 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Environment, Green Spaces, Open Spaces, Parks, Trees

Mayor officially opens Higham Refill Shop

Mayor officially opens Higham Refill Shop

The Mayor, Cllr Nigel Brown, officially opened Higham Refill on 17/06/2022. It is the latest addition to our High Street. The Mayor was joined at the opening by supportive members of the public.

Higham Refill can provide a more zero waste lifestyle through eliminating packaging and encouraging the use of containers from home to fill and refill with bulk wholefoods, natural beauty and cleaning products... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 11:00 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Activities, Local, Mayor, Shop Local, Shop Windows, business support

Mayor of Higham Ferrers for 2022-23

Mayor of Higham Ferrers for 2022-23

We are pleased to announce that following our Mayor Making ceremony on the evening of 9th May Cllr Nigel Brown has been appointed Mayor of Higham Ferrers for 2022-23. The Town Council were thrilled to be able to hold our Mayor Making ceremony in the Council Chamber of the Town Hall after our two previous ceremonies were held on Zoom and in the Bede House due to covid. Cllr Angela Gardner has been appointed... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 May 2022 11:29 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Mayor, Mayor Making

Queen’s Green Canopy project for her Platinum Jubilee Year - 12th March

Queen’s Green Canopy project for her Platinum Jubilee Year - 12th March

Higham Ferrers Town Council was keen to engage with the Queen's Green Canopy Project as not only is it a worthwhile project, but it also sits nicely within the council's ongoing projects to further enhance the green environment around Higham Ferrers. By the turnout on planting day, it became very apparent that that the Higham Ferrers community are also very passionate about greening Higham Ferrers... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Mar 2022 11:11 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Green Spaces, News, Open Spaces, Trees

Chichele College Repairs UPDATE

Chichele College Repairs UPDATE

We are pleased to share the following update from English Heritage:

The East Range wall repairs at Chichele College are nearly complete and we hope to have removed the traffic management system by Easter.

Once the scaffolding is down, we need a little bit of time to carry out a deep clean of the building and make some turf repairs in the garden around where the scaffolding has been, and we will then... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Mar 2022 14:43 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Heritage, History, News, Tourism

Memorial Safety Testing

Memorial Safety Testing

Memorial Safety Inspection Survey

Over the coming weeks Higham Ferrers Town Council will be carrying out a safety inspection of memorials in its town cemetery. The Town Council manages the cemetery which includes grounds maintenance and cemetery memorials. Under the Local Authorities Cemeteries Order 1977, Article 3, the Town Council is empowered to take immediate action to make safe dangerous memorials.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Mar 2022 15:54 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: News Cemetery

New Clerk appointed at Higham Ferrers Town Council

New Clerk appointed at Higham Ferrers Town Council

Alicia Schofield has been appointed as the Town Clerk at Higham Ferrers Town Council as of 1st April 2022. The current incumbent Sandra Mitcham (pictured in her robes) is leaving at the end of March to spend more time with her family, particularly her 3 young grandchildren, and also hopes to have time to travel and take up new hobbies. Sandra has worked at the council since 2011 and has seen many changes... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Mar 2022 10:09 by Alicia Schofield

Tags: News

Town Council Statement on Ukraine

Town Council Statement on Ukraine

This Council wholeheartedly and unequivocally condemns the recent Russian invasion of Ukraine and publicly expresses its enduring solidarity with, and support for, the people and legitimate government of Ukraine.

If you wish to donate, the key national charities and aid agencies are the Disasters Emergency Committee and the British Red Cross.

Home | Disasters Emergency Committee (dec.org.uk)

The British... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Mar 2022 15:45 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Statement, Town Council

Road closure - Wharf Road

Road closure - Wharf Road

Anglian Water are intending to install new mains fittings outside of the school on Wharf Road. To undertake this work safely will require that the road is closed for up to three days from the 5th April 2022.

The closure and the diversion can be viewed here https://one.network/?tm=127936903

If you require more information about the works please contact Robyn Agar on 07890 386338.

Posted: Mon, 14 Mar 2022 10:33 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Highways, News, Road Closure

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