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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

Heritage Family Fun Day

Heritage Family Fun Day

The Higham Ferrers and Rushden Heritage Day took place on Sunday 19th September. Despite a wet start the event again proved popular with local business and groups taking up an opportunity to set up a stand and promote their businesses and wares. One business commented "It really felt like old times (before covid).People mooching and spending! It was lovely to be a part of it. "

The fun filled day, which... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 09:00 by Alicia Schofield

Tags: Nene Valley, News

Have Your Say - The Charters

Have Your Say - The Charters

Do you have 2 minutes to give to help by completing a public perception survey on the Higham Ferrers Charters. If so, we would be most grateful and ask you to click on the link below to complete the survey.

https://forms.office.com/r/1W2KfXnje7

Thank you.

Posted: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:30 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Charters, Heritage, Survey

Flag Raising for Merchant Navy Day - 3rd September

Flag Raising for Merchant Navy Day - 3rd September

On Friday 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 hundreds... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 14:18 by Alicia Schofield

Tags: Mayor, News

Heritage Day 19th September 2021

Heritage Day 19th September 2021

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 will take place from Saturday 11 September - Sunday 19 September. As with previous years, the festival will offer a variety of activities for the whole... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 13:05 by Alicia Schofield

Tags: Nene Valley

Higham Ferrers Town Council launch a new way for you to report issues within our Green Spaces

Higham Ferrers Town Council launch a new way for you to report issues within our Green Spaces

Higham Ferrers Town Council have launched a new way for you to report an issue with one of the Green Spaces within the town. Is there a problem with weeds, grass cutting, graffiti, vandalism, bins, litter, overgrown shrubs or anything else? Just follow this link to send a report directly to the town council: Higham Ferrers Green Spaces Form

Information about which areas are owned by the town council... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 14:15 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Green Spaces, Local, Open Spaces, Parks, Recreation

UPDATE ON REPAIRS TO CHICHELE COLLEGE WALL

UPDATE ON REPAIRS TO CHICHELE COLLEGE WALL

The Town Council have chased English Heritage for an update on the repairs to Chichele College wall due to the length of time the traffic lights have been in place on College Street. The Council is now able to share the following response from English Heritage.

"I am writing to you in connection with English Heritage's ongoing conservation of Chichele College. As are aware, as a result of a significant... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 15:38 by Alicia Schofield

Tags: Chichele College, News

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