Author: Sandra Mitcham
Higham Town app is free to download and promotes Higham shops and businesses, traders, as well as community groups, tourism and the visitor economy, and enables users for find all the local businesses, contact details, offers and promotions, opening times and lots more. Other features soon to be added include a Heritage Trail.
If you want your Higham Ferrers based business or community group to appear... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 09:41 by Sandra Mitcham
A new era for Northamptonshire is coming as preparation for the upcoming May 2021 elections is well underway.
On 1 April 2021, the eight district and borough councils across Northamptonshire merged to create two brand new unitary authorities. The change means that North Northamptonshire Council will take over all responsibilities for the elections formerly held by Corby Borough Council, East Northamptonshire... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 08:30 by Sandra Mitcham
Residents of North Northamptonshire can look forward to a seamless customer experience when they visit the new unitary Council's website, which launched in its full form today.
Following a successful public test (called a beta) – an extensive testing phase allowing the Council to implement any necessary improvements ahead of launch – the public is being encouraged to visit the new site:... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 08:23 by Sandra Mitcham
Elections are due to take place on 6th May 2021 for all seats on Higham Ferrers Town Council, North Northants Unitary Authority and the Police and Crime Commissioner.
For more information click on the links below.
All nomination... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 09:16 by Sandra Mitcham
New apps launched for East Northants town centres
Four apps have been launched to help revitalise high streets, drive recovery in light of the coronavirus pandemic and encourage more people to shop local across East Northants.
East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) has worked with the Town Councils in Rushden, Higham Ferrers, Thrapston and Irthlingborough on four individual apps which provide a central... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 17:43 by Sandra Mitcham
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 Sandra Mitcham
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.
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 Sandra Mitcham
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 Sandra Mitcham
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 Sandra Mitcham
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 Sandra Mitcham