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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

Christmas Sparkle

Christmas Sparkle

Thank you to everyone who attended our Christmas Sparkle on Saturday! We had a fantastic day of festive fun and thousands of attendees came out to enjoy the day and kick off our countdown to Christmas.

With a fun fair, live entertainment, Christmas market, Santa's Grotto, wreath displays, stalls and refreshments there were activities for everyone to enjoy. A special thank you to the community groups... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 14:29 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Christmas, Christmas Sparkle

Christmas Sparkle - THIS SATURDAY!

Christmas Sparkle - THIS SATURDAY!

Come and join us at this year's Christmas Sparkle - back and better than ever!
Click here to view the event map and programme. There will be Fun Fair Rides, a Christmas Market, Trade and Charity stalls, Santa's Grotto, Delicious food and drinks and Live Entertainment on the Market Square. The local businesses also get involved on the day with many offering activities and refreshments to join the fun.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 12:18 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Christmas Sparkle

Job Vacancy- Assistant Town Clerk

Job Vacancy- Assistant Town Clerk

Higham Ferrers Town Council is seeking proactive, enthusiastic, and highly motivated person to assist the Town Clerk with the delivery of its services and projects. The Town Council serves a vibrant, attractive historic market town with a current population of around 9000. The Council is represented by 16 Councillors and employs a team of 8 staff – Town Clerk, Assistant Clerk, 2 Administrative... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 14:12 by Alicia Schofield

Tags: Job Vacancies

Remembrance Service 2021

Remembrance Service 2021

We will be holding a Service of Remembrance at the War Memorial on the Market Square on Sunday 14th November at 10.50am.

All are welcome. If you are in a local organisation and would like to lay a wreath please enquire via info@highamferrers-tc.gov.uk

Posted: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 13:17 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Events, Remembrance

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