Higham Ferrers Town Council

Serving the people of Higham Ferrers

Mayor 2018/19

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

Tel: 01933 312075

Latest News

Mayor's Successful Musical Entertainment Evening

Mayor's Successful Musical Entertainment Evening

On Friday 22nd September the Mayor, Councillor Peter Tomas, held his first fundraising event for his chosen cancer charities, McMillian Nurses, Crazy Hats and Prostate cancer. An evening of musical entertainment was held in the Bede House, with superb performances from Phil Baxter and Mandy Evans, Kara Hamer, Claire Emery, Tom Carter and Ellie McAspurn.

The Mayor said of his event 'An enjoyable evening... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:13 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: News, Mayor

New Play Equipment at Saffron Road Play Area

New Play Equipment at Saffron Road Play Area

A new multi play unit and agility trail have been installed at the Saffron Road Play Area. The unit includes climbing nets, which are a new feature to the play area. The equipment was chosen by the Town Council following consultation with children on the School Council at the Higham Ferrers Junior School. We hope the new equipment will prove popular. If you haven't already seen it, or haven't taken... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Oct 2017 13:29 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: News

Official Opening of MUGA New Facilities

Official Opening of MUGA New Facilities

The Mayor officially opened the innovative new facilities at the Multi Use Games Area at the Saffron Road Recreation Ground on Tuesday 26th September.

Children from Higham Ferrers Junior School joined with the Mayor and the Chairman of East Northamptonshire Council, Cllr Colin Wright, and Play Innovations Mark Hawkins who represented Team GB at the Olympics in Handball.

The Multi Use Games Area now has... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 14:21 by Danielle Edwards

Tags: Mayor, News

A45 Rushden Lakes Traffic update

Traffic Management bulletin 047.

WC 02-10-2017

Project description

  • Upgrade of A45 Roundabout at Rushden Lakes to increase circulatory capacity and increase capacity on approaches.
  • Complete reconstruction of the Development Access Road.
  • Upgrade of A5001 Crown Way and B645 Northampton Road, providing additional capacity.
  • Introduction of a Link Road between B645 and A5001, including a Traffic signal control... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 14:17 by Danielle Edwards

Tags: News, News Rushden Lakes

COUNCIL BID TO SAVE HISTORIC CHARTERS

COUNCIL BID TO SAVE HISTORIC CHARTERS

The Town Council, supported by Higham Ferrers Tourism, Business and Community Partnership has submitted a bid for Heritage Lottery Funding in an effort to conserve the ancient and precious Royal Charters belonging to the town. The charters are important documents related to the social and political development of the town, charting a series of historical events marking new phases in the progress of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:19 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: News

Notice of Co-option of Town Councillor

Notice of Co-option of Town Councillor

Applications are now invited for the vacancy of Town Councillor. Closing Date 20th October 2017.

A link to the application form is below.

The Town Council will decide on the successful applicant at its meeting on 31st October 2017.

Posted: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:07 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

NEW IN HIGHAM FERRERS – SAFFRON MOAT INTERPRETATION BOARD

NEW IN HIGHAM FERRERS – SAFFRON MOAT INTERPRETATION BOARD

A new interpretation Board has been installed by the Saffron Moat on Saffron Road Recreation Ground, Higham Ferrers. Despite its name, Saffron Moat is actually a mediaeval fishpond built in the 15th century to supply Chichele College with fish, and is a registered Scheduled Ancient Monument. Chichele College was founded in 1422 by Henry Chichele. He was born in Higham Ferrers in 1363 and was made Archbishop... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:15 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Researching your Family History? Higham Ferrers Town Council launches a new facility to search burial records online.

Researching your Family History? Higham Ferrers Town Council launches a new facility to search burial records online.

Are you researching your Family History and want to know where relatives are buried in Higham Ferrers Cemetery? Use the new search facility by clicking on the link below.

http://www.cemeterysearcher.co.uk/search/higham_ferrers

Posted: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:39 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News Cemetery

Take the Nene Valley Festival challenge and explore the Nene Valley on two wheels this festival week

Take the Nene Valley Festival challenge and explore the Nene Valley on two wheels this festival week

Cyclists are encouraged to ride their bike to work, to the shops, to school and along the Nene Valley for the Nene Valley Festival 2017. By logging the miles they cycle on twitter @NeneValleyFestival they will be part of the 5,000 mile challenge.

It's all part of the 4th annual festival which celebrates the unique heritage, wildlife and culture of the Nene Valley. The festival opened on Saturday, 16... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:42 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Saffron Road Rec News

Saffron Road Rec News

There is currently works being undertaken at the rec to remove the woodland unit as at the end of its useful life. It is being replaced with a new unit and a balance beam. We apologise for inconvenience caused whille the works are ongoing and we hope you enjoy the new equipment.

Posted: Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:29 by Danielle Edwards

Tags: News

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