As we enter another national lockdown here is a reminder of our currently closed areas and where you can find assistance:
The MUGA, tennis courts, skateboard park and outdoor gym equipment is now CLOSED.
The play areas remain OPEN but we ask that users remain vigilant and read the guidelines on the boards at the entrance.
Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 12:12 by Lauren Houlihan
Due to the current situation with Covid-19 and Northamptonshire being placed into tier 4 restrictions we have had to close the Town Hall to the public.
You can still contact us on 01933 312075 or email@example.com.
Stay safe and please follow the tier 4 guidance.
Posted: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 14:07 by Lauren Houlihan
What would you pay for police and fire services?
Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold has launched a budget consultation to ask people about their priorities for the county's fire and police services, and how much they would pay towards them.
The PFCC has responsibility for setting the budget for both Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire Police. The... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 11:09 by Donna Anderson
Councillor Tina Reavey, Mayor of Higham Ferrers, formally opened the Timber Trail at Castle Fields on a beautiful cold frosty morning. Helen Howell, Chairman of East Northamptonshire Council, attended the socially distanced ceremony to hand over a plaque, as the project had been funded by a Community Facilities grant of £7500 from East Northamptonshire Council.
For several years, the Council and... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 08:51 by Alicia Schofield
Think NHS 111 First
NHS England and NHS Improvement has launched the next phase of the latest 'Help Us, Help You' campaign which focuses on the NHS 111 service as a new way to access A&E.
If you have an urgent but not life-threatening medical need, make sure you contact NHS 111 first rather than going straight to A&E. If you do need urgent care, then NHS 111 can now book you in to be seen quickly... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 15:59 by Donna Anderson
A December update for the A45 Chowns Mill Roundabout Improvement project is attached, outlining the progress of the project and the work that the team have carried out in the local community.
Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 11:19 by Lauren Houlihan
Residents can now give their views on how they think East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) is performing via the annual council survey.
The survey is an opportunity for people to give their feedback on public services in the district, where they feel improvements can be made and also look forward to the new Northamptonshire Council which will replace ENC on 1 April 2021.
Cllr Steven North, Leader of East... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Dec 2020 12:00 by Lauren Houlihan
The Christmas Sparkle in Higham Ferrers has become an increasingly popular event over the years. The community come together for a day of festive fun with a continental market, fair, and an array of entertainment on the stage before culminating in the Christmas light switch-on by the Mayor. Unfortunately our traditional Sparkle day was cancelled this year due to Covid. Instead, on Saturday 21st November... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:58 by Lauren Houlihan
Check out our Virtual Advent Calendar each day for festive messages, videos and pictures!
Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 23:00 by Donna Anderson
Comments are now invited on the the planning application for Rushden East. The application includes up to 2,200 dwellings, up to 110,000 square metres of employment development including B8 (Storage and Distribution), two local centres, two primary schools, one secondary school, public open space including Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace, cemetery and allotments.
Details can be viewed on https://www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/viewplanningapplications... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:55 by Alicia Schofield