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

Heritage Family Fun Day, Sunday 15th September

Heritage Family Fun Day, Sunday 15th September

The Rushden and Higham Ferrers Heritage Family Fun Day took place on Sunday 15th September at Rushden Lakes, the fun filled day was heldas part of the annual 10 day Nene Valley Festival and as part of the National Heritage open weekends. The event was supported by Rushden Lakes and brought together a family day out together with an opportunity for new visitors to learn all about the heritage and history... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 13:31 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

New websites will outline journey to unitary

New websites will outline journey to unitary

Two new websites have been launched offering a reliable source of information about the move toward unitary governance in Northamptonshire.

Named 'Future Northants North' and 'Future Northants West' they carry the same core information while outlining the separate processes being followed in the north and west of the county.

These dedicated sites describe the process so far, who is involved, progress... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 08:38 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Indoor Planetarium at Higham Library a Success

Indoor Planetarium at Higham Library a Success

The 'Indoor Planetarium' at Higham Ferrers Library on 23rd August was a resounding success with all sessions being fully booked. The event organised to support the Summer Reading Challenge was sponsored by Higham Ferrers Town Council who organised the funding from the East Northamptonshire Councillor Empowerment Funding (Cllr Harriet Pentland) and funds raised for the Library through the NN10 run.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 30 Aug 2019 14:32 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Library

Flag Raising for Merchant Navy Day - 3rd September

Flag Raising for Merchant Navy Day - 3rd September

On Tuesday 3rd September at 10am the Red Ensign flag will be raised by the Deputy Mayor - Cllr Tina Reavey to mark Merchant Navy Day. Everyone is welcome to join her by the War Memorial.

3rd September 1939 marks the first major British maritime casualty, the merchant vessel SS Athenia, torpedoed just a few hours after hostilities were declared, with the loss of 128 passengers and crew.

Although many... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 14:18 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Mayor

JOIN THE CONVERSATION AND HAVE YOUR SAY

JOIN THE CONVERSATION AND HAVE YOUR SAY

In January 2019 the NHS launched its Long Term Plan, which sets out its ambition to make sure everyone has the best start in life, receives world-class care for major health problems and gets the support they need to age well.

Locally, our county's health and care organisations are working together through Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) to shape our local response to this, called... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:18 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Indoor Planetarium in Higham Ferrers Library

Indoor Planetarium in Higham Ferrers Library

As part of the Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge there will be an Indoor Planetarium in Higham Ferrers Library on Friday 23rd August . See poster for details on times and how to book.

This activity has been made possible by Higham Ferrers Town Council using Councillor Empowerment money given by District Councillor Harriet Pentland and also from funds raised through the NN10 run back in October.

Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 11:02 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Why not Volunteer with TCV- Castle Fields?

Why not Volunteer with TCV- Castle Fields?

Volunteers will be at Castle Fields 12th and 15th August. Please see poster for details. More help is always welcome.

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 14:31 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Community

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

Tags: News

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

Tags: News

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