Higham Ferrers Town Council

Serving the people of Higham Ferrers

CllrReavey

Clerk: Mrs Sandra Mitcham
The Town Hall, Market Square
Higham Ferrers
Northamptonshire NN10 8BT

Tel: 01933 312075

Tags: Events

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

Farmers Market Dates 2020

Farmers Market Dates 2020

The dates for our monthly Farmers Market. Held on the last Saturday of each month except December when it is the last Saturday before Christmas.

Posted: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:31 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Events, Farmers' Market, News, Shop Local

The Mayor enjoys Bedesman Day 2019

The Mayor enjoys Bedesman Day 2019

Mayor Cllr Chris O'Rourke attended the traditional Bedesman Day service at St Mary's Church, Higham Ferrers on Friday 20th December with a roast beef lunch afterwards at the Bede House.

Henry Chichele founded the Bede House in 1423 to house twelve poor male inhabitants of the Borough aged over 50 years, with one Bedeswoman to look after them. The word Bede means prayer and the twelve men had to live... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 10:48 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Bedesman, Events, Heritage, History, Mayor

Ask for Angela and stay safe this Christmas

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 Emily Arrow

Tags: Christmas, Community, Events, News, Police

Get your FREE Shop Local voucher booklet

Get your FREE Shop Local voucher booklet

The new Shop Local voucher booklet is being launched at the Heritage Family Fun Day at Rushden Lakes on September 15th.

This booklet is filled with 48 shopping vouchers that can be spent throughout Rushden and Higham Ferrers. Some of the great bargains you'll be able to grab are 50% off a gym membership fee, £50 off holiday bookings, free drinks and loads more discounts for local shops and services.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 11:00 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Events, Family Fun, Heritage, News, Rushden Lakes

New website to showcase the Nene Valley and annual festival

New website to showcase the Nene Valley and annual festival

New website to showcase the Nene Valley and annual festival - www.nenevalley.net

The Destination Nene Valley partnership has officially launched a new website promoting the delights of the valley ahead of the 6th Nene Valley Festival which runs from 14 - 22 September.

Funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund via Nenescape Landscape Partnership Scheme and delivered by the Environment Agency, Nene... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 11:02 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Events, Heritage, Nene Valley, News

'All Aboard for Rushden' App Re-launch and Competition

'All Aboard for Rushden' App Re-launch and Competition

Win £100 voucher with new and updated digital history trail

Complete a digital history trail in Rushden to win £100 voucher for Italian restaurant

'All Aboard for Rushden' is a new app that originally launched last year, but from 28 August, will present new and updated information. If visitors find all five points along the trail during the Nene Valley Festival, they can enter a prize draw... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 10:03 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Events, Family Fun, Heritage, Nene, News Rushden Lakes

Freedom Leisure: Summer Turn Up and Play Programme

Freedom Leisure: Summer Turn Up and Play Programme

Turn Up and Play!

Come and join sports and crafting activities for children between 8-13 years old. A 2 hour session is only £2 per child!

NO BOOKING NECESSARY

Higham Ferrers dates: Wednesday 7th August, Wednesday 14th August, Wednesday 21st August. Located at the MUGA on Saffron Road between 10am-12noon

Other dates and locations available, please see www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/tup for all... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 10:05 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Activities, Crafting, Events, Summer

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

Snapshot of a Special Day

Snapshot of a Special Day

Whether you came and joined the celebrations with us or were unable to attend, we would like to share with you the photos of this special day. See the range of events that the town had on offer and what its people experienced on the unique Charter Celebration Day, Saturday 29th June.

Please follow the link to view the compilation of photos that record the day.

https://spark.adobe.com/page/2FFFCWVsHf3ux/... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 10:27 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: Events, Heritage, News