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Stagecoach bus fares in Higham Ferrers and Rushden

Stagecoach bus fares in Higham Ferrers and Rushden

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

Tags: Bus, Local

Summer Tennis Camps - Booking Open

Summer Tennis Camps - Booking Open

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

Tags: Activities, Sport, Summer, Tennis

A45 Chowns Mill Improvement Scheme - Survey - Have Your Say

A45 Chowns Mill Improvement Scheme - Survey - Have Your Say

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.

To give us your views, please complete our online survey. The survey should only take 5mins to complete. Your views are important... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 May 2021 13:11 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Chowns Mill

Northants Police Survey - Have Your Say

Northants Police Survey - Have Your Say

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

Tags: Community, Police

Discover the Treasures of Higham Ferrers with the New Audio Tour

Discover the Treasures of Higham Ferrers with the New Audio Tour

An exciting new audio described walking tour has been launched that provides a fascinating glimpse into the history and main treasures of our beautiful medieval town.

The tour is available for your mobile phones by downloading the Higham Ferrers Audio Tour from Google Play or the Apple App Store. As you listen you will be skilfully guided on your walk around the town by our 3 local narrators.

The audio... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 May 2021 09:22 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Charters, Heritage, News, Tourism

Mayor Elected for second term of Office

Mayor Elected for second term of Office

At its Annual Meeting on 17th May, Higham Ferrers Town Council elected Cllr Christina Reavey for her second term of office as Mayor. At the socially distanced meeting held in the Bede Hose, Cllr Angela Gardner was elected as her Deputy.

On thanking her fellow Councillors for the nomination, Cllr Reavey said

" My Mayorship will go down in history. Firstly, because I have been asked to do two consecutive... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 May 2021 01:29 by Alicia Schofield

Tags: Mayor

East Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Watch

East Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Watch

Why Neighbourhood Watch?

The main aims are to prevent crime and encourage neighbourliness and a supportive spirit across our communities. We promote good citizenship and greater public awareness, increase public participation in the prevention and detection of crime and anti-social behaviour, reduce the fear of crime, improve police/community liaison and increase public and community safety. NHW helps... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 May 2021 11:43 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Community, Neighbourhood Watch

Mayor Making - Join us on YouTube

Mayor Making - Join us on YouTube

Our Mayor Making is taking place this evening - Monday 17th May - at 7.30pm.

We will be holding the Mayor Making ceremony in a Covid-safe location and we will be live streaming it on our YouTube channel (refresh the page if you don't see it!) so join us over on YouTube to witness the inauguration of the Mayor of Higham Ferrers 2021.

Click here to be taken to our YouTube channel - we go live at 7.30pm!... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 17 May 2021 14:37 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Mayor, Mayor Making, News

Vacancy on the Town Council (Chichele Ward)

Vacancy on the Town Council  (Chichele Ward)

Higham Ferrers Town Council has a vacancy for a town councillor.

Expressions of interest are welcomed from anyone who is over 18 years old and has an interest in the community.

As a councillor representing your community you will help keep it a great place to live and work. You will be supported in your role and will be expected to undertake training. You should be comfortable working electronically.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 May 2021 06:36 by Alicia Schofield

Tags: Elections

JOB VACANCY - Parks and Open Spaces Warden

JOB VACANCY - Parks and Open Spaces Warden

The Council is seeking a temporary part-time PARKS AND OPEN SPACES WARDEN.(To start immediately)


The main purpose of the role is to ensure that all Parks and Open spaces in Higham Ferrers are maintained to a high standard. It is a varied post which includes litter picking, assisting at the Farmers' Market and events, inspecting play areas and carrying out minor maintenance. The successful candidate... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 May 2021 07:19 by Alicia Schofield

Tags: Job Vacancy

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