Higham Ferrers Town Council

Serving the people of Higham Ferrers

CllrReavey

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

Tel: 01933 312075

Latest News

East Northants Council and police hold joint patrols to support pandemic restrictions

East Northants Council and police hold joint patrols to support pandemic restrictions

Patrols by officers from East Northamptonshire Council and Northamptonshire Constabulary have shown that most people and businesses are complying with coronavirus restrictions.

Teams of officers have been giving out advice on how to comply with the emergency regulations, answering questions from businesses and reminding people about wearing face coverings and keeping social distances.

The vast majority... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 13:33 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: Coronavirus

Higham Ferrers Christmas Lights Switch On

Higham Ferrers Christmas Lights Switch On

While we cannot hold our popular Christmas Sparkle event this year, the Town Council have tried to retain as many traditions as we can and bring them online where they can be safely viewed by all.

On Saturday 21st November, the date that would have been the Christmas Sparkle this year, we turned the Christmas lights on with a festive countdown video released on our Facebook and YouTube pages. You can... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 10:33 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Christmas, Christmas Sparkle, Community, Facebook, Mayor, YouTube

Have Your Say on 135 new homes at Shirley Road, Rushden,

Have Your Say on 135 new homes at Shirley Road, Rushden,

Ilke Homes are working towards submitting a planning application for land off Shirley Road in Rushden. 135 affordable modular homes are planned along with public open space and associated infrastructure.

For more information on the preliminary plans, visit their website www.shirleyroad.co.uk

An online consultation is planned on 2nd December at 6.30pm. More information is in the leaflet below

Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 11:13 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Councils supporting local businesses to trade online over vital Christmas period

Councils supporting local businesses to trade online over vital Christmas period

East Northamptonshire Council and Borough Council of Wellingborough are supporting local businesses to launch an ecommerce presence for the first time.

Retailers and businesses affected by lockdown and who don't already trade online are to receive a significant boost thanks to a partnership between the councils and small business support network, Enterprise Nation.

Funding for a total of 50 businesses... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 16:04 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: Events, News

COVID 19 Cases Rising

COVID 19 Cases Rising

I am writing to you directly, as we enter the winter period, to inform you of the current situation relating to COVID-19 in Northamptonshire and specifically the areas in which you live. I'm also going to share some key tips to help you and your families stay safe during the winter period and how to access support if you need to self-isolate, if you become unwell, or if you require help with shopping,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 08:40 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: COVID, News

Planning permission granted for innovative green developments

Chelveston Energy Park

Planning permission granted for innovative green developments

East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) Councillors have voted to approve a major planning application on behalf of Federal Estates for a new Innovation Park at Chelveston Renewable Energy Park, along with a 120 dwelling housing development at Higham Ferrers which has been designed and optimised to use market leading technology in renewable energy.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 10:57 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Planning

Free Webinars for Local Businesses

Free Webinars for Local Businesses

FREE webinar courses for local businesses, if you have the time it's very worthwhile attending as many sessions as you can.

Next week - Wednesday 18th November at 5pm. Workshop to utilise digital technology to create engaging online experiences in the run up to Christmas!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/getting-started-with-creating-online-experiences-tickets-126526274493

Wenta is delivering the following... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 10:34 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Community, Shop Local, Support

Remembrance 2020

Remembrance 2020

After a difficult few months of planning with ever-changing Covid regulations we were pleased that we were able to hold a short Remembrance Service at the War Memorial on Sunday 8th November for key Civic and Armed Forces personnel.

Led by Reverend Michelle Dalliston, we invited the Deputy Lord Lieutenant, the Mayor, and representatives from the British Royal Legion and the Army, Navy and RAF to take... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 10:56 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Community, Remembrance

Higham Ferrers Business Survey

Higham Ferrers Business Survey

Higham Ferrers Town Council is looking to capture information on how COVID 19 may be impacting businesses in the town currently and in the longer term. The Town Council has put together a short survey to gauge that impact.

The information gathered from this survey will be used by the Town Council to support business where possible and to help lobby for the needs of local businesses.

This survey is for... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 13:11 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Covid19 Restrictions

image listing the current covid19 guidelines

Coronavirus National Restrictions.

CLOSED-

Skateboard Park

Tennis Courts and MUGA

Outdoor Gym

Pavilion

OPEN

All play areas and open spaces

Posted: Fri, 06 Nov 2020 14:57 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19

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