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East Northamptonshire Council holds final and historic civic council meeting

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East Northamptonshire Council holds final and historic civic council meeting

After 47 years, East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) met for the final time on Monday, 22 March before ENC ceases to exist on 31 March and is replaced by the new North Northamptonshire Council.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the meeting was held virtually and alongside the usual council business, there were tributes to the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 14:29 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Council Meeting, ENC, News

FOOTPATH CLOSED FOR SURFACING WORKS

FOOTPATH CLOSED FOR SURFACING WORKS

The short section of footpath from Bury Close towards the path (VC1) that links to Midland Road, is temporarily closed whilst the surface is upgraded to tarmac.

The works are expected to take 2 weeks and the Council apologises for the inconvenience whilst these works take place.

Posted: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 18:29 by Alicia Schofield

Tags: News

We are taking applications for Sparkle 2021

We are taking applications for Sparkle 2021

With the recent Government roadmap announcement we are hopeful that Sparkle 2021 will be able to go ahead on Saturday 20th November 2021.

WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR PITCH SPACES!

To request an application form please email: info@highamferrers-tc.gov.uk

The closing date for applications is 23rd July 2021.

All applications will be considered and selected using an agreed criteria and traders/charities... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 12:00 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Christmas, Christmas Sparkle, Community, Family Fun, News

ELECTIONS 2021

ELECTIONS 2021

Elections are due to take place on 6th May 2021 for all seats on Higham Ferrers Town Council.

To find out more about standing to be a Town Councillor click on the link below.

Elections 2021 | Higham Ferrers Town Council (highamferrers-tc.gov.uk)

Northants CALC is holding an Elections Q&A on Monday 22 March 2021, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. aimed at prospective candidates who wish to learn more about the role... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 14:55 by Alicia Schofield

Tags: Elections

Easter holiday tennis camps open for bookings

Easter holiday tennis camps open for bookings

Throughout the year, Nigel Willard Tennis run a number of holiday camps at Olney, Newport Pagnell, Turvey, Bozeat, Stoke Goldington and Ferrers & Rushden Tennis Clubs. These prove extremely popular with the children and parents alike and places fill up very fast.

Our holiday camps are great fun teaching the children all aspects of tennis from the basic ABC'S of sport (agility, balance, coordination... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 09:52 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Activities, Sport, Tennis

VOI E-SCOOTER TRIAL LAUNCHES IN RUSHDEN, HIGHAM FERRERS AND WELLINGBOROUGH

VOI E-SCOOTER TRIAL LAUNCHES IN RUSHDEN, HIGHAM FERRERS AND WELLINGBOROUGH

From today, Rushden, Higham Ferrers and Wellingborough will host a Voi e-scooter trial, giving its residents a new, green, accessible and socially distanced way of travel, particularly useful for journeys from one to three miles.

While Covid restrictions are in place, e-scooters enable key workers to make the necessary journeys without going on public transport or jumping on a car.

Initially, there will... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 09:00 by Alicia Schofield

Tags: News

Final consultation stage for East Northamptonshires Local Plan

Final consultation stage for East Northamptonshires Local Plan

East Northamptonshire Council is seeking the views of interested parties on the pre-submission version of the district's Local Plan.

The Local Plan sets out planning policies for East Northamptonshire and helps to shape new housing opportunities and deliver community and green infrastructure to support future growth. It will also help to ensure future planning applications including up to date policy... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 09:27 by Alicia Schofield

Tags: Consultation, Rushden East

Experts team up to hold a virtual festival for local businessesBu

Experts team up to hold a virtual festival for local businessesBu

A virtual festival will be held from 22 - 28 February to provide help and support for businesses in East Northants and Wellingborough as part of the Recovery Through Enterprise programme.

The Recovery Through Enterprise programme was set up, by local authorities and organisations, in light of the coronavirus pandemic to support local businesses and partner organisations from across the county and offers... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 10:41 by Alicia Schofield

Tags: Business News

Funding advice and support on offer for East Northants community groups

Funding advice and support on offer for East Northants community groups

Voluntary and community sector organisations across East Northants are reminded that they could be eligible for funding to help them with their work.

East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) helped nearly 30 community projects and groups between October and December 2020 with funding advice for a variety of projects, including building repairs, improvements to community facilities and making buildings Covid-19... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 10:21 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Community, ENC, Funding

College Street Closed due to stone fall from Chichele College

College Street Closed due to stone fall from Chichele College

Over the weekend there was a stone fall from the inner side of a historic perimeter wall at Chichele College. The masonry fell onto the college's garden. As a necessary safety precaution, the police have closed College Street, as well as the pavement, to protect the public from the risk of further falling masonry. Specialists from English Heritage are now working to ensure that the wall is stabilised.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 08:32 by Alicia Schofield

Tags: News

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