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

Mayor and Chair of the School Council Officially Open the Multi-Play Unit

Mayor and Chair of the School Council Officially Open the Multi-Play Unit

The Mayor, Cllr Peter Tomas, officially opened the new multi-play unit in the play area at the Saffron Road Recreation ground on Tuesday 9th January. He was joined at the opening by members of the School Council from the Higham Ferrers Junior School. The Town Council consulted with the School Council last year on the type of unit they would like to see installed at the play area. Members of the School... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 14:02 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: News, Mayor

Opportunity to view plans for 300 houses on the site adjacent to Ferrers School

Opportunity to view plans for 300 houses on the site adjacent to Ferrers School

Sharba Homes are keen to hear the views of residents in respect of their forthcoming development at Land East of Ferrers School, Higham Ferrers. A large area of public open space will be provided adjacent to the boundary with Ferrers School – we are particularly keen to hear what you think should be provided here.

They would like to invite you to attend our public exhibition on the 27th January... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:27 by Sandra Mitcham

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Poppy Appeal 2017

The Royal British Legion

Higham Ferrers Poppy Appeal 2017

The Poppy Appeal is normally such a pleasurable thing to report on, but this year was deeply affected by the sad, sudden loss of our friend and Chairman Glenn Harwood MBE. Glenn died very suddenly just a couple of days after Remembrance Sunday. He ran our Armistice Day parade and was heavily involved with our 2017 appeal. I am sure that Glenn... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:32 by Danielle Edwards

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NORTHAMPTONSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL PROPOSED CUTS THREATEN THE FUTURE OF HIGHAM FERRERS LIBRARY

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL PROPOSED CUTS THREATEN THE FUTURE OF HIGHAM FERRERS LIBRARY

Northamptonshire County Council needs to find £115m savings over the next 4 years predominantly to meet social care costs in the county. One of the services under threat is the Library and Information Service including Higham Ferrers Library.

The County Council is consulting on 3 options. Under option 2 and 3 there will be no library in Higham Ferrers. Under option 1 there will be support for... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:53 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Have your say on whether you want to keep a Library Service in Higham Ferrers

Have your say on whether you want to keep a Library Service in Higham Ferrers

Northamptonshire County Council are currently responsible for the Library in Higham Ferrers and under proposed budget cuts the service may be lost in Higham Ferrers. As they consult on the future of the Library in Higham Ferrers, the Town Council would also like your views on whether you want to keep the service. This will assist the Town Council in its decision making about whether to start supporting... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:21 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Library

SAVE OUR LIBRARY

SAVE OUR LIBRARY

SAVE OUR LIBRARY

Posted: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:52 by Danielle Edwards

Tags: News, Library

TOWN COUNCIL MOURNS THE DEATH OF A GREAT PUBLIC SERVANT

TOWN COUNCIL MOURNS THE DEATH OF A GREAT PUBLIC SERVANT

It was with great sadness and shock that the Town Council and staff received the news of the death of Cllr Glenn Harwood MBE. Cllr Harwood was the District Councillor for Higham Lancaster Ward and only this year became the County Council for Higham Ferrers. He is pictured with the Mayor at the Remembrance Day Service.

Leader of Higham Ferrers Town Council, Cllr D C Lawson MBE, said "Glenn was by any... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:29 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Mayor

Have Your Say on the Proposed Play Equipment for Saffron Road Recreation Ground

Have Your Say on the Proposed Play Equipment for Saffron Road Recreation Ground

The Town Council would like your views on the proposal to install more play equipment at the Saffron Road Recreation Ground. Your views will assist the Council in its decision making about what equipment may be appropriate.

The survey can be completed online at

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/2X53Z38

Alternatively paper copies of the survey can be obtained from the Town Hall and the Library.

Posted: Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:50 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: News

The Poppy Man is back

The Poppy Man is back

Thanks to the Royal British Legion the poppy man is back on the Market Square this year and he has a new name - Robert.

Posted: Tue, 31 Oct 2017 10:27 by Danielle Edwards

Tags: News

MAYOR JOINS 50TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS OF ALPHA PRE-SCHOOL

MAYOR JOINS 50TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS OF ALPHA PRE-SCHOOL

The Mayor, Councillor Peter Tomas, was delighted to attend the Alpha Pre-School birthday celebrations on Tuesday 17th October. Alpha Pre-School has been serving Higham Ferrers since 1967 and many residents of the town will have children or grandchildren who have attended. To mark their 50th anniversary they held a week-long party from the 16th to the 20th October. The Mayor met with the staff and the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Oct 2017 14:20 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: News, Mayor

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