Serving the people of Higham Ferrers

Author: Lauren Houlihan

Queen’s Green Canopy project for her Platinum Jubilee Year - 12th March

Queen’s Green Canopy project for her Platinum Jubilee Year - 12th March

Higham Ferrers Town Council was keen to engage with the Queen's Green Canopy Project as not only is it a worthwhile project, but it also sits nicely within the council's ongoing projects to further enhance the green environment around Higham Ferrers. By the turnout on planting day, it became very apparent that that the Higham Ferrers community are also very passionate about greening Higham Ferrers... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Mar 2022 11:11 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Green Spaces, News, Open Spaces, Trees

Chichele College Repairs UPDATE

Chichele College Repairs UPDATE

We are pleased to share the following update from English Heritage:

The East Range wall repairs at Chichele College are nearly complete and we hope to have removed the traffic management system by Easter.

Once the scaffolding is down, we need a little bit of time to carry out a deep clean of the building and make some turf repairs in the garden around where the scaffolding has been, and we will then... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Mar 2022 14:43 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Heritage, History, News, Tourism

Memorial Safety Testing

Memorial Safety Testing

Memorial Safety Inspection Survey

Over the coming weeks Higham Ferrers Town Council will be carrying out a safety inspection of memorials in its town cemetery. The Town Council manages the cemetery which includes grounds maintenance and cemetery memorials. Under the Local Authorities Cemeteries Order 1977, Article 3, the Town Council is empowered to take immediate action to make safe dangerous memorials.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Mar 2022 15:54 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: News Cemetery

Town Council Statement on Ukraine

Town Council Statement on Ukraine

This Council wholeheartedly and unequivocally condemns the recent Russian invasion of Ukraine and publicly expresses its enduring solidarity with, and support for, the people and legitimate government of Ukraine.

If you wish to donate, the key national charities and aid agencies are the Disasters Emergency Committee and the British Red Cross.

Home | Disasters Emergency Committee (

The British... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Mar 2022 15:45 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Statement, Town Council

New Interactive Town Guide Launched

New Interactive Town Guide Launched

This New Year we are excited to launch our new interactive Town Guide. You can browse the pages and click on any item to find out more info. It's so quick and easy to find out all the essential info about Higham Ferrers and you'll be doing your bit to save the planet as we used no trees to publish this edition!

Click here to browse the new updated interactive Town Guide and don't forget you can always... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 13:29 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Community, News, Tourism, Town Guide

Christmas Hamper Competition 2021

Christmas Hamper Competition 2021

Do you fancy winning a hamper filled with goodies from shops and businesses right here in Higham Ferrers?

Today we launch our 2021 Christmas Hamper Competition!

Study the pictures, make your guess at the total value of the contents of the hamper and if your guess is the closest, you win the lot!

Vote by clicking HERE >>>

One vote per person, competition closes on Wednesday... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Dec 2021 13:08 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Christmas, Competition, Hamper

Christmas Competitions

Christmas Competitions

Our Christmas Competitions are now OPEN!

Higham Ferrers Best Dressed Shop Window

Vote for your favourite window display to receive the 'People's Choice Award' by picking up a paper voting slip from the Town Hall or by clicking here to vote online (one vote per person) - don't forget to get out into the High Street and surrounding areas if you can to see the displays in person, there are some fantastic... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 10:39 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Christmas, Christmas Sparkle, Competition, Shop Windows

Christmas Sparkle

Christmas Sparkle

Thank you to everyone who attended our Christmas Sparkle on Saturday! We had a fantastic day of festive fun and thousands of attendees came out to enjoy the day and kick off our countdown to Christmas.

With a fun fair, live entertainment, Christmas market, Santa's Grotto, wreath displays, stalls and refreshments there were activities for everyone to enjoy. A special thank you to the community groups... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 14:29 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Christmas, Christmas Sparkle

Christmas Sparkle - THIS SATURDAY!

Christmas Sparkle - THIS SATURDAY!

Come and join us at this year's Christmas Sparkle - back and better than ever!
Click here to view the event map and programme. There will be Fun Fair Rides, a Christmas Market, Trade and Charity stalls, Santa's Grotto, Delicious food and drinks and Live Entertainment on the Market Square. The local businesses also get involved on the day with many offering activities and refreshments to join the fun.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 12:18 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Christmas Sparkle

Remembrance Service 2021

Remembrance Service 2021

We will be holding a Service of Remembrance at the War Memorial on the Market Square on Sunday 14th November at 10.50am.

All are welcome. If you are in a local organisation and would like to lay a wreath please enquire via

Posted: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 13:17 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Events, Remembrance