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 >>> https://forms.office.com/r/tLbNSxjZV8
One vote per person, competition closes on Wednesday... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Dec 2021 13:08 by Lauren Houlihan
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
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
With the recent Government roadmap announcement we are hopeful that Sparkle 2021 will be able to go ahead on Saturday 20th November 2021.
WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR PITCH SPACES!
To request an application form please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is 23rd July 2021.
All applications will be considered and selected using an agreed criteria and traders/charities... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 12:00 by Lauren Houlihan
The Christmas Sparkle in Higham Ferrers has become an increasingly popular event over the years. The community come together for a day of festive fun with a continental market, fair, and an array of entertainment on the stage before culminating in the Christmas light switch-on by the Mayor. Unfortunately our traditional Sparkle day was cancelled this year due to Covid. Instead, on Saturday 21st November... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:58 by Lauren Houlihan
Check out our Virtual Advent Calendar each day for festive messages, videos and pictures!
Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 23:00 by Donna Anderson
While we cannot hold our popular Christmas Sparkle event this year, the Town Council have tried to retain as many traditions as we can and bring them online where they can be safely viewed by all.
On Saturday 21st November, the date that would have been the Christmas Sparkle this year, we turned the Christmas lights on with a festive countdown video released on our Facebook and YouTube pages. You can... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 10:33 by Lauren Houlihan
Higham Ferrers Town Council have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the popular Christmas Sparkle event this year.
Christmas Sparkle has always been about bringing friends and family together in a fun and safe environment to celebrate the festive season. However, considering ongoing health concerns and uncertainty surrounding Covid-19, the Council could not safely host the event for the number... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:36 by Lauren Houlihan
Ask for Angela and stay safe this Christmas
If you are planning a kiss under the mistletoe this Christmas, East Northamptonshire Council, working in partnership with Northamptonshire Police and National Pubwatch have a scheme to help keep you safer on dates.
If you find yourself on a date with someone who isn't as they seemed online, for example they look nothing like their profile picture or their behaviour... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 15:50 by Lauren Houlihan
Our Christmas Competitions are now open!
Join our Victorian Toy Trail and follow the pictures throughout the town then unscramble the letters you've been collecting to make a well-known Christmas phrase! You can then drop your completed form into the post boxes at Henry Chichele, the Infants and Junior Schools, the Town Hall and Rushden Lakes to be in with a chance to win some great vouchers and prizes.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 09:59 by Lauren Houlihan