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
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.
Posted: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:30 by Emily Arrow
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
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
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
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
Stagecoach will be making changes to fares in Higham Ferrers and Rushden and we wanted to keep you updated with what's happening.
You're probably now in the process of taking a big breath and preparing yourself to ask, "how much are fares going up by"?
But it's good news! People will be paying up to 45% less for travel from Higham Ferrers and Rushden. We want a simple and easy to use bus network for... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 12:07 by Lauren Houlihan
Less than a month to go now until the Nigel Willard children's summer holiday tennis camps!
Easter was full, May half term was full and we are sure the summer holidays will be no different!
Spaces are now available to book for children's summer holiday camps at Olney, Ferrers & Rushden and Newport Pagnell camps at £25 per day. There are discounts for coming for the week. 16 days at Olney, 12... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 11:02 by Lauren Houlihan
Please see a message from Highways England about the Chowns Mill project below and have your say in the linked survey:
Customers are at the heart of what we do and we want to hear your views about how you think we're communicating with you about A45 Chowns Mill improvement scheme.
Posted: Fri, 28 May 2021 13:11 by Lauren Houlihan
Northants Police are asking for your input into the issues that matter to YOU - please fill out the survey linked below to help them identify the priority areas in Higham Ferrers.
Please tell us about the issues that matter most to you in the area where you live and work by completing a short survey.
The information you give us will help identify the local neighbourhood policing priorities for your area.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 May 2021 12:23 by Lauren Houlihan