Higham Ferrers Town Council

Serving the people of Higham Ferrers

Mayor 2019 - 2020

Clerk: Mrs Sandra Mitcham
The Town Hall, Market Square
Higham Ferrers
Northamptonshire NN10 8BT

Tel: 01933 312075

Latest News

YourTown NN10 5K Run

YourTown NN10 5K Run

YourTown NN10 Community Run 24th March 2019

Our first YourTown NN10 5K Community Run was held on Sunday 24th March. The event was proudly supported by Higham Ferrers Town Council, Rushden Town Council, YourTown, Running Buddies, East Northants Council, Freedom Leisure and Rushden Lakes.

The event was a sell out with 100 people signing up to run the circular route which started and finished at Rushden... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 11:58 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Volunteering

Website Launched for Town's Charter Project

Website Launched for Town's Charter Project

The Town Council and Tourism are delighted to announce the launch of their website for the Charter project.

highamferrerscharters.co.uk

The Charter project has recevied funding from the Heritage Lottery and enables the professional conservation of the 5 Town Charters and Byelaw.

To fnd out more about the Charter project, the conservation work, and the up and coming events planned to celebrate the Charters... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 12:38 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: News, Events, Community, Heritage

THE FUTURE OF HIGHAM FERRERS LIBRARY - TOWN COUNCIL TO AGREE A RESPONSE TO THE CONSULTATION

THE FUTURE OF HIGHAM FERRERS LIBRARY - TOWN COUNCIL TO AGREE A RESPONSE TO THE CONSULTATION

On Tuesday evening (26th February) Higham Ferrers Town Council will be discussing the consultation on the future of the Library. Although Northamptonshire County Council has not yet provided any figures in writing for the rental cost of the current building, they are still consulting on the option for a community group to run the service in current building for up to 3 years, whilst a new Community... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:20 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Library

EXTENSION TO GREENWAY FINALLY UNDERWAY

EXTENSION TO GREENWAY FINALLY UNDERWAY

Works to extend the Greenway from Queensway to the right of way that runs down towards Midland Road, Higham Ferrers has finally started this week. Finalising the legal agreement with the Ferrers School, who owns the former railway land, delayed the project by over a year. The project is being led by the Town Council and is funded by a £40,000 grant from the East Northamptonshire Council Community... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:58 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Volunteering

Volunteering

Can you spare some time to volunteer at a local school?

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:19 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, Schools, Volunteering, News

Consultation Event - Higham Ferrers Library 12th February 2pm to 5pm

Consultation Event - Higham Ferrers Library 12th February 2pm to 5pm

Northamptonshire County Council are now consulting on the proposals for these 8 libraries:

  • Abington
  • Duston
  • Far Cotton
  • Finedon
  • Higham Ferrers
  • Irchester
  • Long Buckby
  • St James

Please see their website for further information and details of the proposals for each library.

Have your say

You can give us your views in a number of ways. Please visit their website for all of the different ways you can give your feedback,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 15:45 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: Library, News

Wonderful footage of the Queen and Prince Philip visiting Higham Ferrers in 1965.

Wonderful footage of the Queen and Prince Philip visiting Higham Ferrers in 1965.

Use the link below to view this 11 minute video of the Queen and Prince Philip walking around our beautiful market town.

https://player.bfi.org.uk/free/film/watch-the-royal-visit-in-july-1965-of-her-majesty-queen-elizabeth-ii-and-his-royal

Posted: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 11:18 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Mayor, Family Fun, Heritage, News History

NN10 Get Together Rushden to Higham Ferrers 5k on Sunday 24th March

NN10 Get Together Rushden to Higham Ferrers 5k on Sunday 24th March

NN10 Get Together Rushden to Higham Ferrers 5k on Sunday 24th March

Rushden and Higham Ferrers Town Councils are pleased to launch a 5k social run across Rushden and Higham Ferrers on Sunday 24th March at 9am. The NN10 Rushden to Higham Ferrers 5k starts and finishes at Rushden Station and Transport Museum and its aims are to create a strong sense of community by attracting a cross section of local... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 10:41 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Community

Advance works on the A45 at Chowns Mill

Advance works on the A45 at Chowns Mill

NOTIFICATION OF ADVANCE IMPROVEMENT WORKS-A45 / A6 CHOWNS MILL ROUNDABOUT

Advance work to the existing carriageway on the A45 / AS Chowns Mill roundabout.
This is essential preparatory work for our main Chowns Mill roundabout improvement scheme, scheduled for early 2020.
The work will involve the installation of new duct crossings under the carriageway for utility and telecom providers. site clearance... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:59 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Community

Section of A45 between Rushden and Wellingborough to close for eight months.

Section of A45 between Rushden and Wellingborough to close for eight months.

Link to Northants Telegraph article:

https://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/section-of-a45-between-rushden-and-wellingborough-to-close-for-eight-months-1-8773181

Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:51 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Community

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