Author: Sandra Mitcham
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
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
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
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
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
Northamptonshire County Council are now consulting on the proposals for these 8 libraries:
- Far Cotton
- Higham Ferrers
- Long Buckby
- St James
Please see their website for further information and details of the proposals for each library.
Have your say
Posted: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 15:45 by Sandra Mitcham
Mayor, Jason Smithers, recently attended the traditional Bedesman Day service at St Mary's Church, Higham Ferrers with a roast beef lunch afterwards at the Bede House.
Henry Chichele founded the Bede House in 1423 to house twelve poor male inhabitants of the Borough aged over 50 years, with one Bedeswoman to look after them. The word Bede means prayer and the twelve men had to live by a definite rule... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 16:46 by Sandra Mitcham
Motorists are being reminded to always remove valuable items from their vehicles and never leave anything on show when they park up to reduce their risk of a break-in.
Northamptonshire Police is sharing crime prevention advice as it traditionally receives increased reports of thefts from vehicles at this time of year, with a second rise seen in October.
In non-commercial vehicle crime figures from 2017,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:09 by Sandra Mitcham
The proposed budget agreed by Cabinet on 11th December 2018 marks a turning point for Northamptonshire County Council, as it sets us on the path of securing and stabilising our financial position, transforming our services and confidently moving towards the future.
We are putting forward a fresh way for us to rise to our financial challenges. We are investing so we increase capacity in our own services,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:08 by Sandra Mitcham
Consultation on the proposed change to the provision of Northamptonshire Libraries and Information Services
In October 2017 a public consultation was held around three proposals for the future of Northamptonshire Libraries. Details of this consultation are available on our website www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/past-consulations
Following a Judicial Review in August 2018, the decision to keep 15 libraries under Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) control and offer the other 21 to community groups to be run... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:05 by Sandra Mitcham