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

Mayor's Charity Snail Race

Mayor's Charity Snail Race

Fundraising event for the Air Ambulance on 1st December in Higham Ferrers.

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:33 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Mayor, Events, Community, Family Fun, News

SPATE OF ARSONS IN HIGHAM FERRERS

SPATE OF ARSONS IN HIGHAM FERRERS

The town is suffering a spate of arsons at the moment. The picture is of damage at the Bowls Club that occurred in August. The Town Council is working with the Police and East Northamptonshire Council to catch the offender. The Town Council ask that you are vigilant and contact the Police if you see anything suspicious. Your help is needed to catch the offender and stop this crime.

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 10:03 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

We Need your Help - 17th November 2018

We Need your Help - 17th November 2018

With the date for our annual Christmas Sparkle rapidly approaching, we are trying to put together a list of people who can volunteer as stewards on the day. This event is not possible without the help we get from volunteers.

If you can help for an hour or 2 between 8am and 7pm please can you contact us on 01933 312075 or email donna@highamferrers-tc.gov.uk

We greatly value help for these events and look... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:51 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Events

SPOTTED – BLUE HERITAGE PLAQUES!

SPOTTED – BLUE HERITAGE PLAQUES!

Have you seen these blue plaques appearing on buildings with an interesting fact about the building or its history? There are now 14 on various buildings which link up with the recently updated Heritage Trail. This is part of a larger project to promote the heritage of Higham Ferrers and encourage more visitors to the town. In addition it will enable residents to learn more about their local area

The... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 17:00 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

COMMUNITY CHALLENGE FOR HIGHAM FERRERS LIBRARY

COMMUNITY CHALLENGE FOR HIGHAM FERRERS LIBRARY

In a surprise and welcome move the future of Higham Ferrers library could be assured, at least for some months, after a plan involving volunteer staff was proposed at a meeting hosted by Higham Ferrers Town Council in early October.

Representatives of Northamptonshire County Council met local councillors and committee members from the recently formed Higham Ferrers Community Library Group and confirmed... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:58 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Library

Christmas Sparkle Road Closures and Diversions 17th November 2018

Christmas Sparkle Road Closures and Diversions 17th November 2018

On Saturday 17th November, between 7am and 9pm College Street and Market Square will be closed to traffic for the Christmas Sparkle. A diversion will operate around Midland Road and Saffron Road. Some roads will be one way.

Please use alternate routes if you travelling through Higham Ferrers as there will be congestion on the day. If you are visiting the event parking is limited so please use public... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 12:14 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Events

Meet your local PCSO and discuss any community concerns you have

Meet your local PCSO and discuss any community concerns you have

Police Community Surgeries are being held:

Queensway, outside Higham Supermarket Shop, Monday 8th October 2.30-4pm

Higham Library, Midland Road, Thursday 11th October 2-3pm

Red Café, Westfield Terrace, Wednesday 24th October 10-10.45am

Come along and meet your local PCSO and discuss any issues or concerns you may have about your local community.

Posted: Mon, 01 Oct 2018 11:55 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, News, Library, Events, Police

ENC urge dog walkers to 'bag and bin' to help keep district clean.

ENC urge dog walkers to 'bag and bin' to help keep district clean.

East Northamptonshire Council - NEWS

Date: 17 September 2018

Dog walkers urged to 'bag it and bin it'

East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) is urging dog walkers to bin and bag their pooch's mess to help keep the district clean.

It is a criminal offence to not pick up after your dog while out on a walk, either on the footpaths or in greenspace, which can result in a fixed penalty notice of £75, rising... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:16 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News

Heritage Family Fun Day,

Heritage Family Fun Day,

The Heritage Family Fun Day held on Sunday 16th September was organised by Rushden and Higham Ferrers Town Councils, the event was heldas part of the annual 10 day Nene Valley Festival and also as a part of the National Heritage open weekends. The Heritage Family Fun Day was supported by Rushden Lakes and brought together a family day out together with an opportunity for new visitors to learn about... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:18 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Town Charters to be Conserved Thanks to Lottery Funding

Town Charters to be Conserved Thanks to Lottery Funding

Higham Ferrers Town Council in association with Higham Ferrers Tourism, Business and Community Partnership has received a Heritage Lottery Grant of £29,900 to enable the conservation of the Town Charters. Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, the project enables the professional conservation of the 5 Town Charters and Byelaw currently held in the Town Hall.

The essential conservation... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 12:24 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: News, News History, Heritage

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