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

Heritage Family Fun Day on Sunday 16th September

Heritage Family Fun Day on Sunday 16th September

Heritage Family Fun Day on Sunday 16th September at Rushden Lakes, this event is taking place as part of the Nene Valley Festival and the National Heritage open weekends, the day is supported by Rushden Lakes and will bring together a wide array of interesting local information about our local heritage, performances from Rushden Town Band, lots of medieval fun and entertainment, displays, activities... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 08:55 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Events, News Rushden Lakes

Tennis Lessons in Higham Ferrers and Rushden

Tennis Lessons in Higham Ferrers and Rushden

Information about Adult and Children's tennis lessons.

Posted: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 10:33 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Family Fun, News

The official launch of Nene Valley Festival

The official launch of Nene Valley Festival

The official launch of Nene Valley Festival

When: Saturday 15 September 10am – 12pm

Where: 78 Derngate Northampton NN1 1UH and Becketts Park, 82 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1UH

About

The official launch of one of the region's best loved festivals will take place at Beckett's Park, Northampton on Saturday 15 September at 11am with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Dignitaries will come together to officially... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:17 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Family Fun, Heritage

Higham Ferrers/Raunds-Hachenburg Twinning Association

Higham Ferrers/Raunds-Hachenburg Twinning Association

Higham Ferrers/Raunds-Hachenburg Twinning Association

Boats, Barbecues and Buddies…

In August, 31 members of the Twinning Association from the local area set off for the twin town of Hachenburg in Germany. The party was a mixture of people who had been several times before and some who were visiting for the first time. We all received the usual warm, friendly welcome from our hosts when we arrived... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:07 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News

Christmas Sparkle 2018

Christmas Sparkle 2018

Volunteers needed for this wonderful festive event in Higham Ferrers.

Posted: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 13:38 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Events, News, Family Fun

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

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