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: Donna Anderson

Nene Valley Festival returns this September

Nene Valley Festival returns this September

Nene Valley Festival returns this September

People from across the district, and further afield, are invited to celebrate the rich heritage, wildlife and culture of the Nene Valley as the annual Nene Valley Festival returns this September.

The festival which is now in its 6th year will take place from Saturday 14 September - Sunday 22 September. As with previous years, the festival will offer a variety... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 11:31 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Heritage, Family Fun, News Rushden Lakes, Nene, Local, Activities

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

It is Charter Celebration Day!!!

Starting from 9am on the Market Square, join the Mayor and the May Queen to open the events and kick off this wonderful day of fun!

Posted: Sat, 29 Jun 2019 08:00 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Mayor, Family Fun, Heritage, Schools, Farmers' Market, Church

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

There will be an arena and encampment at Castle Fields with activities throughout the day as listed below;

10am - Official Opening

10.30-11am - Mythbusters

11-11.30am - Arming the Knight

11.30am-12pm - Medieval Skirmish

1.30-2pm - Medieval Fashion Show

2-2.30pm - Medieval Shire Court

2.30-3pm - Hurried History (Watch or have a go at: archery, children's games, leather working, chainmail making, spinning and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 12:29 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Events, Community, News, Family Fun, Heritage, Schools, Farmers' Market, Church

Donation to The Air Ambulance Service

Donation to The Air Ambulance Service

Cllr Jason Smithers would like to thank all who supported his Mayor's fundraising events throughout 2018/19. The total raised was £1750 which has now been presented to The Air Ambulance Service. A wonderful amount raised for this worthy caused.

Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 11:23 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Mayor, Family Fun, charity

Celebration of the success of Beat the Street East Northants

Celebration of the success of Beat the Street East Northants

MEDIA CALL: Celebration of the success of Beat the Street East Northants

When: Saturday 25 May from 12pm – 2pm

Where: Walled Garden, Rushden Hall Park, Rushden, NN10 9NG

About

The celebration of the success of Beat the Street, East Northants.

The six-week interactive initiative that turned the district into a live game, Beat the Street East Northants, ended on 8 May. More than 8,000 local residents,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 May 2019 13:48 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Family Fun, Schools

Mayor's Market and Crowning of the May Queen

Mayor's Market and Crowning of the May Queen

Thank you to all who attended the Annual Mayor's Market on Saturday. It was quite fresh so coats were definitely needed but it was great to see so many people turn out to support this community event. The Mayor was raising funds for his chosen charity, the Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance and is very pleased to announce that he raised £350 on the day.

This event also gives many... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 May 2019 14:05 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Mayor, Family Fun, Schools

Active Communities East Northamptonshire

Active Communities East Northamptonshire

We're pleased to announce our Free Outdoor Gym Buddy Scheme is back for 2019!

Supported by East Northamptonshire Council, the free 'Gym Buddy Sessions' will take place for a second year in 4 locations, Irthlingborough (Monday 10-11am), Higham Ferrers (Monday 11:30am – 12:30pm), Raunds (Tuesday 9:30am – 10:30am) and Thrapston (Tuesday 11am-12noon).

Delivered by a Freedom Leisure's fitness... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019 11:01 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Community

Ferrers and Rushden Tennis Club

Ferrers and Rushden Tennis Club

Ferrers and Rushden Tennis Club (probably the friendliest tennis club in the world!)

We can be found on Higham Ferrers recreation ground just off Wharf Road and are made up of about 40 members There are social tennis club sessions on Sunday mornings 10.00am to 12 noon which are held all year round (yes, all year round but we'll let you have a day off at Christmas!) and Wednesday evenings 6.30pm to 8.30pm... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 May 2019 14:30 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Community, News Higham Times, Family Fun

East Northants to be transformed into a giant game this spring

East Northants to be transformed into a giant game this spring

East Northants to be transformed into a giant game this spring

People that live, work and play in East Northants are being invited to join in with the district's largest game this spring.

Thousands of residents will compete to see if their school, community group or workplace can walk, run, scoot, or cycle the furthest by entering the free 'Beat the Street' challenge that will take place from 27 March... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 10:21 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Family Fun

YourTown NN10 5K Run

YourTown NN10 5K Run

YourTown NN10 Community Run 24th March 2019

Our first YourTown NN10 5K Community Run was held on Sunday 24th March. The event was proudly supported by Higham Ferrers Town Council, Rushden Town Council, YourTown, Running Buddies, East Northants Council, Freedom Leisure and Rushden Lakes.

The event was a sell out with 100 people signing up to run the circular route which started and finished at Rushden... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 11:58 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Volunteering