Higham Ferrers Town Council

Serving the people of Higham Ferrers

Mayor 2018/19

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

Tel: 01933 312075

Latest News

Flying of Drones on Council Land

Flying of Drones on Council Land

We would like to draw your attention to the Civil Aviation Authority's DroneCode which provides safety advice on the flying of drones for recreational purposes.

The code says that drones should not be flown within: 150ft (50m) of people and properties or 500ft (150m) of crowds and built up areas.

This means that the parks and other sites that we own are generally not suitable for the flying of drones... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Sep 2018 14:56 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Join us for the Heritage Family Fun Day – 16th September 10am til 4pm

Join us for the Heritage Family Fun Day – 16th September 10am til 4pm

The Heritage Family Fun Day will be held at Rushden Lakes and is one of the many events taking place as part of the Nene Valley Festival (15th to 23rd September) and the National Heritage Open Weekends.

The aim of the heritage day is to strengthen partnership working between Rushden and Higham Ferrers Town Councils and Rushden Lakes and also to raise awareness of the offer in the local area. The family... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Sep 2018 09:21 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Events

Flag hoisting to say ‘thank you seafarers’ on Merchant Navy Day, 3 September

Flag hoisting to say ‘thank you seafarers’ on Merchant Navy Day, 3 September

On Merchant Navy Day, 3 September, Higham Ferrers Town Council will fly the Red Ensign at Market Square to raise awareness of the UK's ongoing dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers. The Deputy Mayor ( Cllr Chris O'Rourke ) will say a few words when the flag is hoisted at 10am on 3rd September.

Higham Ferrers Town Council is supporting a nationwide call from the Seafarers UK charity and the Merchant... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 14:26 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Heritage Family Fun Day

Heritage Family Fun Day

A local family event at Rushden Lakes to discover more about the heritage of Higham Ferrers and Rushden. Entertainment, activities, local stalls and competitions.

Posted: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:20 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Heritage, Events, News Rushden Lakes, Family Fun

Nene Valley Festival

Nene Valley Festival

NEWS

Annual festival will return to Nene Valley next month

People across the district 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, which will take place from Saturday 15 September – Sunday 23 September, will offer a whole host of activities that are guaranteed to be fun for all the family.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 12:33 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Family Fun, Events

Proposals for future of Northants now online

Proposals for future of Northants now online

The proposed local government reform submission papers are now live on www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk

Following a county-wide consultation exercise, a proposed submission has been drafted by all eight authorities in Northamptonshire. This will be discussed by councillors at meetings across the county week commencing 27 August.

In East Northamptonshire, councillors will meet 29 August. Details of the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:04 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News

Poppies for Remembrance Display 2018

Poppies for Remembrance Display 2018

To mark the centenary this year we would like to make a spectacular display of poppies in Higham Ferrers. We hope that the community will get involved with this show of remembrance. If you would like to help with this project then please contact us.

We have patterns available for crochet, knitting and felt/sewing.

Posted: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:22 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events

August Farmers Market

August Farmers Market

Come and join us for our monthly Farmers Market. There will be lots of wonderful local produce available.

Posted: Thu, 09 Aug 2018 11:53 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Farmers' Market

New Heritage Trail launched

New Heritage Trail launched

Higham Ferrers Heritage Trail has been updated and relaunched. Copies are available from the Town Hall and Higham Ferrers Library

Posted: Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:44 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News History

FREE OUTDOOR GYM SESSIONS

FREE OUTDOOR GYM SESSIONS

Free Outdoor Gym sessions at Saffron Road Recreation Ground starting 28th May between 12pm and 1pm.

Posted: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:43 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

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