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Heritage Day CANCELLED

Heritage Day CANCELLED

With deepest respect to the Royal Family at this very sad time and in accordance with latest guidance, Heritage Family Fun Day that was scheduled to take place on Sunday 18th September is now cancelled.

Unfortunately, we have been unable to reschedule to an appropriate date this year, but we do look forward to welcoming you all at next year's event.

Thank you for your understanding.

Posted: Mon, 12 Sep 2022 16:35 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Activities, Events, Heritage, Local

NEW Interactive Heritage Trail Launched

NEW Interactive Heritage Trail Launched

The Heritage Trail is now INTERACTIVE and available online, so you can take in all the wonderful historical sites of Higham Ferrers from your mobile device!

The Heritage Trail takes you all over the centre of Higham Ferrers to some wonderful sites - take in Chichele College, founded in 1422 by Henry Chichele who became the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Town Hall which used to be the local jail and housed... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Aug 2022 12:26 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Activities, Chichele College, Family Fun, Heritage, Higham, Local

Mayor officially opens Higham Refill Shop

Mayor officially opens Higham Refill Shop

The Mayor, Cllr Nigel Brown, officially opened Higham Refill on 17/06/2022. It is the latest addition to our High Street. The Mayor was joined at the opening by supportive members of the public.

Higham Refill can provide a more zero waste lifestyle through eliminating packaging and encouraging the use of containers from home to fill and refill with bulk wholefoods, natural beauty and cleaning products... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 11:00 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Activities, Local, Mayor, Shop Local, Shop Windows, business support

Summer Tennis Camps - Booking Open

Summer Tennis Camps - Booking Open

Less than a month to go now until the Nigel Willard children's summer holiday tennis camps!

Easter was full, May half term was full and we are sure the summer holidays will be no different!

Spaces are now available to book for children's summer holiday camps at Olney, Ferrers & Rushden and Newport Pagnell camps at £25 per day. There are discounts for coming for the week. 16 days at Olney, 12... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 11:02 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Activities, Sport, Summer, Tennis

Easter holiday tennis camps open for bookings

Easter holiday tennis camps open for bookings

Throughout the year, Nigel Willard Tennis run a number of holiday camps at Olney, Newport Pagnell, Turvey, Bozeat, Stoke Goldington and Ferrers & Rushden Tennis Clubs. These prove extremely popular with the children and parents alike and places fill up very fast.

Our holiday camps are great fun teaching the children all aspects of tennis from the basic ABC'S of sport (agility, balance, coordination... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 09:52 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Activities, Sport, Tennis

East Northants leisure centres set to re-open

East Northants leisure centres set to re-open

East Northants leisure centres set to re-open

Following their compulsory closure in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, leisure facilities owned by East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) will start to re-open from Saturday 25 July.

The three leisure centres across the district, which are run by Freedom Leisure on behalf of ENC, will re-open, though customers can expect to see some changes to opening... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 12:51 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Activities, ENC, Family Fun, News, leisure facilities

Active Northants launch free classes for teenagers throughout June

Active Northants launch free classes for teenagers throughout June

Are you a teenager struggling with motivation? Are you looking for something new to try? Or do you just want to hang out with your mates doing something.

ACTIVE NORTHANTS offers Boxing, Calisthenics, Dance, Fitness and Yoga classes FREE OF CHARGE throughout June, you can sign in and spend time with other teenagers in a socially minded physical activity setting.

To make it even better, the more you participate... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 May 2020 15:05 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Activities

VE Day Online Celebration

VE Day Online Celebration

Join us on our Facebook page for our VE Day online celebration!

We will be sharing puzzles, colouring activities, videos, and making a space for people to share their memories of VE Day or the stories passed down to them.

Head over to our Facebook events page to join in...

Posted: Wed, 06 May 2020 11:28 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Activities, Community, Local, VE Day

Applications for Sparkle 2020 now open!

Applications for Sparkle 2020 now open!

You can now apply to have a trade or charity stall at this years Christmas Sparkle event. This annual event is hugely popular and we have already had a massive amount of interest in bookings so please do not miss your chance to be involved!

The Town Council bookings are for outdoor pitches on the High Street and College Street.

The closing date for applications is 05/06/2020 after which all applications... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 12:37 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Activities, Christmas Sparkle, Community, Family Fun, Local, News, Shop Local

East Northamptonshire will walk 500,000 steps in aid of sport relief

East Northamptonshire will walk 500,000 steps in aid of sport relief

East Northamptonshire will walk 500,000 steps

Residents across East Northamptonshire are being urged to put their best foot forward and join East Northamptonshire Council's Active Communities and Freedom Leisure on Sunday 8 March from 9am to join in an attempt to walk 500,000 steps in aid of Sport Relief.

Starting at the entrance to the Greenway at Washbrook Rd in Rushden participants will join a guided... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 12:12 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Activities, Community, Events, Family Fun, Local, News, Sport, charity

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