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

Author: Sandra Mitcham

Results of By- Election

Results of By- Election

These are the results from yesterdays By-Election. Barry Spencer and Vijay Paul were elected as Town Councillors.

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 12:27 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Have your say on where you cast your vote

Have your say on where you cast your vote

The public is invited to comment on existing polling stations and locations, ahead of a review by East Northamptonshire Council.

Every four years, the Council must by law complete a review of all current stations, districts and places to ensure that the existing arrangements are suitable. ENC is required by law to divide the area into polling stations for the purpose of Parliamentary elections and to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 13:02 by Sandra Mitcham

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Did you know Higham has a Town Green?

Did you know Higham has a Town Green?

Yes, Higham Ferrers does have a Town Green which is located on Stanwick Road just over the footbridge on the far side of the A6. The land has been underused in recent years as it was split when the A6 was constructed and it is now 2 parcels of land. One of which is the 'Dogs Off Lead Area' and the other piece is opposite with a public footpath running through it.

The land is open for public use for... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 08:56 by Sandra Mitcham

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By-Election - Persons Nominated

By-Election - Persons Nominated

By-Election Date is 4th July for the Chichele Ward. This is for 2 vacancies on the Town Council. Polling Station is the Working Men's Club.

Posted: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 08:21 by Sandra Mitcham

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Notice of Election

Notice of Election

Notice of Election for two vacancies on the Council in Chichele Ward

Posted: Thu, 30 May 2019 10:45 by Sandra Mitcham

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Rushden East Consultation event

Rushden East Consultation event

Want to know more about the 2500 houses planned for the other side of the A6? A consultation event is being held at Higham Ferrers Bowls Club on Thursday 6th June between 2pm and 7.30pm.

Posted: Thu, 30 May 2019 10:42 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Consultation

New Mayor For Higham Ferrers

New Mayor For Higham Ferrers

On Monday 13th May at its Mayor Making Ceremony, Councillor Chris O'Rourke was elected as Mayor for 2019/20 for Higham Ferrers. Councillor Tina Reavey was elected as his Deputy.

Cllr O'Rourke said:-

"It is an honour for me to be elected as your Mayor of Higham Ferrers, a role which as far as I know, has been around for about 700 years.

I have lived in Higham Ferrers for over 50 years, growing up here... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 May 2019 09:48 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Mayor

Mayors' Market 4th May

Mayors' Market 4th May

Come and help the Mayor raise funds for his chosen charity -Air Ambulance. Opens at 9am and finishes at midday in the Market Square.

There will be the crowning of the May Queen, a pavement café, bouncy castle, ice cream and much more...

Posted: Wed, 01 May 2019 16:18 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: Mayor, Events, Community, Family Fun

THE FUTURE OF HIGHAM FERRERS LIBRARY - TOWN COUNCIL TO AGREE A RESPONSE TO THE CONSULTATION

THE FUTURE OF HIGHAM FERRERS LIBRARY - TOWN COUNCIL TO AGREE A RESPONSE TO THE CONSULTATION

On Tuesday evening (26th February) Higham Ferrers Town Council will be discussing the consultation on the future of the Library. Although Northamptonshire County Council has not yet provided any figures in writing for the rental cost of the current building, they are still consulting on the option for a community group to run the service in current building for up to 3 years, whilst a new Community... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:20 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Library

EXTENSION TO GREENWAY FINALLY UNDERWAY

EXTENSION TO GREENWAY FINALLY UNDERWAY

Works to extend the Greenway from Queensway to the right of way that runs down towards Midland Road, Higham Ferrers has finally started this week. Finalising the legal agreement with the Ferrers School, who owns the former railway land, delayed the project by over a year. The project is being led by the Town Council and is funded by a £40,000 grant from the East Northamptonshire Council Community... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:58 by Sandra Mitcham

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