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Bee Squared Project Update

Bee Squared Project Update

On Monday, March 13th Town Mayor Nigel Brown and Town Councillor Gerald Kelly visited the Town's Infant, Junior and Primary Schools to deliver the Bee Squared project flower seeds for every pupil at these schools.

At each school, the Mayor and Councillor presented the seeds to the school's council members. Town Mayor Nigel Brown said that he was extremely impressed with the school council members and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2023 14:16 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Community, Environment, Green Spaces, Higham Ferrers

Bee Squared Project

Bee Squared Project

The Town Council's Climate Change Working Group "BEE SQUARED" project is quickly moving towards the final stage. This exciting project is designed to help our bees and other pollinators which have massively declined over the past 50 years.

In the UK alone, there are 267 species of bee. Over 90% of them are not social and do not live in colonies — these are solitary bees. Solitary bees vary considerably... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 14:37 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Environment, Higham Ferrers, Local, Schools, Summer, Support

Avian Influenza - Higham Ferrers

Avian Influenza - Higham Ferrers

North Northamptonshire Trading Standards have asked for our help to reach local people and local keepers of poultry and captive birds to advise that Avian Influenza has been detected within the Parish of HIGHAM FERRERS.

To help prevent it spreading please observe the following advice:-

Keep to the footpath

Keep dogs on leads

Do not feed wild waterfowl

Do not pick up or touch dead or sick wild birds

Do not... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 Oct 2022 12:26 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Environment, Health, News

Platinum Jubilee Year : Queen’s Green Canopy Update

Platinum Jubilee Year : Queen’s Green Canopy Update

It has been four months since the residents of Higham Ferrers turned out in numbers to plant 420 tree saplings. So how has it progressed?

Overall, it is doing very well. We have, of course, had losses, which is to be expected. The Town Council will continue to monitor the level of losses. The benefits of the planting and the development of green spaces for wildlife and the community is abundantly clear.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 10:45 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Environment, Green Spaces, Open Spaces, Parks, Trees