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Road closure - Kimbolton Road

Road closure - Kimbolton Road

Northamptonshire Highways are planning on upgrading the existing zebra crossing to a puffin crossing on Kimbolton Road. To undertake this work will require that the road is closed for one day on the 28th March between 9.30am and 3.30pm and then again on the 7th to 8th April, again at off peak times, to carry out the upgrade and resurfacing works.

The closure and diversion can be viewed here https://one.network/?tm=127987059... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Mar 2022 13:42 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Highways, News

Job Vacancy Administrative and Communications Officer

Job Vacancy Administrative and Communications Officer

Higham Ferrers Town Council is a proactive and forward thinking Council that serves a vibrant, attractive historic market town with a current population of around 9000. Following promotion we have vacancy for an Administrative and Communications Officer. This role is customer facing and will be based at the Town Hall. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with integrity, diplomacy when dealing... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Feb 2022 15:43 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Job Vacancies, Job Vacancy

Derek Lawson MBE and Richard Gell receive the Honorary Freedom of Higham Ferrers

Derek Lawson MBE and Richard Gell receive  the Honorary Freedom of Higham Ferrers

On Friday 18th February, Derek Lawson MBE and Richard Gell were recognised for their long and outstanding service to the community with the presentation of Honorary Freedom of Higham Ferrers. Despite the extreme weather the ceremony and reception at the Bede House was attended by 70 invited guests

In 1964 a young Derek Lawson was elected to the then Higham Ferrers Borough Council. He saw the formation... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Feb 2022 14:22 by Alicia Schofield

Tags: News

Farmers Market Dates 2022

Farmers Market Dates 2022

Our popular monthly Farmers Market will continue on the last Saturday of each month throughout 2022 except December when it will be the weekend before Christmas, on Saturday 17th.

Posted: Mon, 07 Feb 2022 12:03 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, Events, Farmers' Market, Heritage, Local, Shop Local

Former Councillor and Mayor, Mick Beesley

Former Councillor and Mayor, Mick Beesley

It was with great sadness that the Town Council and staff received the news of the death of former Councillor and Mayor of the town, Mick Beesley. Mick was a dedicated Councillor for 12 years until May 2015 and served as Mayor in 2007/08, carrying out his duties with pride and great respect for others.

Mick was elected as a Bedesman to the town in 2008 and later received the honour of being appointed... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 13:33 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Bedesman, Mayor, News

New Interactive Town Guide Launched

New Interactive Town Guide Launched

This New Year we are excited to launch our new interactive Town Guide. You can browse the pages and click on any item to find out more info. It's so quick and easy to find out all the essential info about Higham Ferrers and you'll be doing your bit to save the planet as we used no trees to publish this edition!

Click here to browse the new updated interactive Town Guide and don't forget you can always... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 13:29 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Community, News, Tourism, Town Guide

Job Vacancy Administrative and Communications Officer

Job Vacancy Administrative and Communications Officer

Higham Ferrers Town Council is a proactive and forward thinking Council that serves a vibrant, attractive historic market town with a current population of around 9000. Following promotion we have vacancy for an Administrative and Communications Officer. This role is customer facing and will be based at the Town Hall. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with integrity, diplomacy when dealing... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 10:59 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Job Vacancy

Christmas Hamper Competition 2021

Christmas Hamper Competition 2021

Do you fancy winning a hamper filled with goodies from shops and businesses right here in Higham Ferrers?

Today we launch our 2021 Christmas Hamper Competition!

Study the pictures, make your guess at the total value of the contents of the hamper and if your guess is the closest, you win the lot!

Vote by clicking HERE >>> https://forms.office.com/r/tLbNSxjZV8

One vote per person, competition closes on Wednesday... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Dec 2021 13:08 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Christmas, Competition, Hamper

Children's Designs Sitting Pretty

Children's Designs Sitting Pretty

Children's designs are sitting pretty as unique gifts for the town were unveiled by the Mayor, Cllr Tina Reavey.

Three large chairs carved with the artwork of local schoolchildren have been donated to Nightingale Way Play Area thanks to the National Highways Chowns Mill Roundabout Improvement Scheme.

A small number of trees had to be felled as part of the £24 million scheme at the A45/A6 Chowns... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 10:56 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Chowns Mill, Competition, News, Schools

Christmas Competitions

Christmas Competitions

Our Christmas Competitions are now OPEN!

Higham Ferrers Best Dressed Shop Window

Vote for your favourite window display to receive the 'People's Choice Award' by picking up a paper voting slip from the Town Hall or by clicking here to vote online (one vote per person) - don't forget to get out into the High Street and surrounding areas if you can to see the displays in person, there are some fantastic... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 10:39 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Christmas, Christmas Sparkle, Competition, Shop Windows

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