Author: Sandra Mitcham
At its Annual Meeting on 17th May, Higham Ferrers Town Council elected Cllr Christina Reavey for her second term of office as Mayor. At the socially distanced meeting held in the Bede Hose, Cllr Angela Gardner was elected as her Deputy.
On thanking her fellow Councillors for the nomination, Cllr Reavey said
" My Mayorship will go down in history. Firstly, because I have been asked to do two consecutive... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 19 May 2021 01:29 by Sandra Mitcham
Higham Ferrers Town Council has a vacancy for a town councillor.
Expressions of interest are welcomed from anyone who is over 18 years old and has an interest in the community.
As a councillor representing your community you will help keep it a great place to live and work. You will be supported in your role and will be expected to undertake training. You should be comfortable working electronically.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 10 May 2021 06:36 by Sandra Mitcham
The Council is seeking a temporary part-time PARKS AND OPEN SPACES WARDEN.(To start immediately)
The main purpose of the role is to ensure that all Parks and Open spaces in Higham Ferrers are maintained to a high standard. It is a varied post which includes litter picking, assisting at the Farmers' Market and events, inspecting play areas and carrying out minor maintenance. The successful candidate... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 May 2021 07:19 by Sandra Mitcham
It was with great sadness that the Town Council and staff received the news of the death of Cllr Anna Sauntson. Anna was one of our longest serving Councillors with over 35 years service. Anna was Mayor of the town on three occasions and she always carried out her duties with immense pride and respect for others.
Having been an active part of the birth of the Tourism Group she has supported it for many... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 May 2021 11:56 by Sandra Mitcham
The deadline for nominations for the Town Council closed on 8th April. Due to the number of candidates there will be no poll in either ward and the candidates are duly elected from 6th May 2021.
The successful candidates are listed in the following notices. There is still 1 vacancy in Chichele Ward which the Town Council will look to fill by co-option in due course.
Elections will still be taking place... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 15:18 by 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