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

Author: Sandra Mitcham

TOWN COUNCIL MOURNS DEATH OF PAST MAYOR

TOWN COUNCIL MOURNS DEATH OF PAST MAYOR

It was with great sadness that the Town Council and staff received the news of the death of former Mayor Paul Gadsby on 11th June following a short illness. He had served as a Borough Councillor from 1969 and then as a Town Councillor until May 2011. He was Mayor in 1998- 1999.

Cllr Pam Whiting, Leader of Higham Ferrers Town Council said "Higham Ferrers has just lost a true gentleman. If you met Paul... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 12:26 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: Mayor

New Mayor Elected at Zoom Meeting

New Mayor Elected at Zoom Meeting

Cllr Christina Reavey started her Mayoral year in unique circumstances as the first Mayor to be inaugurated through a 'Zoom' video call! The global pandemic meant that the Town Council were unable to hold the traditional 'Mayor Making' ceremony in the Council Chamber so Councillors gathered together via the online portal to witness Cllr Reavey take her oath and be declared the Mayor of Higham Ferrers... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 May 2020 11:12 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: Mayor

DO YOU WANT THIS BUILDING IN HIGHAM FERRERS?

DO YOU WANT THIS BUILDING IN HIGHAM FERRERS?

If you don't want a huge warehouse (B8) in your neighbourhood please have your say on the Rushden East Masterplan.

East Northamptonshire Council are currently consulting on the Rushden East Masterplan. Part of this Sustainable Urban Extension (SUE) is in Higham Ferrers boundary. The Town Council have been fighting the scale and type of development that occurs within its boundary and in their view the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 08:56 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Planning

Police and Crime Commissioner to hold Public Meeting at Rushden Hall

Police and Crime Commissioner to hold Public Meeting at Rushden Hall

Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold and the Chief Constable Nick Adderley are holding a series of public meetings during March to talk about policing and hear the views of local people.

Three meetings are already organised, and they will take place at: Rushden – Wednesday 4 March, 6.30pm-8pm Rushden Hall, Hall Park, Rushden NN10 9NG

Daventry – Monday 16 March,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 09:29 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

A45 Chowns Mill Shuttle Bus Service

A45 Chowns Mill Shuttle Bus Service

From March 2020, Highways England will be closing all pedestrian and cycle paths around Chowns Mill junction for safety reasons and to allow the new improved crossing to be built.

A 24/7 shuttle bus service will operate for pedestrians and cyclists for the duration of the improvements works. A cycle rack facility is provided on the board the bus.

For more information please click the link to the document.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 09:11 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Consultation -Timber Trim Trail - Castle Fields

Consultation -Timber Trim Trail - Castle Fields

The Council is looking to improve facilities at Castle Fields by the installation of a low level timber trim trail close to the main entrance. Equipment will include items such as balance beams, log walks, clatter bridge, rope crossing bridge and walk and stretch posts.

The Council is seeking funding for the project and would like your views on the proposal. The survey can be completed online by using... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 13:42 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: Community, News

Residents to have their say on future developments in East Northants

Residents to have their say on future developments in East Northants

Residents and stakeholders will be able to submit their views on three new planning documents as East Northamptonshire Council launches a public consultation on Monday 10 February.

The council is consulting on three planning documents, due to be finalised in the coming months. This is in advance of the proposed changes to councils in Northamptonshire, coming into effect on 1 April 2021, when two new... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 12:37 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Chowns Mill Roundabout Improvements

Chowns Mill Roundabout Improvements

Highways England are holding 2 Public Information events about the roundabout improvements to Chowns Mill. These are :-

Wednesday 5th February - 4pm to 8pm

Saturday 8th February 11am to 4pm

Please see poster for more details.

Posted: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:10 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, News Higham Times

Plans for 120 houses on former Textile Bonding Site

Plans for 120 houses on former Textile Bonding Site

Plans have been submitted to East Northamptonshire Council for 120 houses on the former Textile Bonding Site, Higham Ferrers. Full plans can be viewed and comments made using the following link:

https://publicaccess.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=Q0LZL1GOJVK00

Posted: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 11:57 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Planning

Notice of Vacancy - District Councillor Chichele Ward

Notice of Vacancy - District Councillor Chichele Ward

There is a vacancy for a District Councillor in Chichele Ward. If there is a poll this will take place on 12th December 2019

Posted: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 08:43 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: Elections, News