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

Tags: Events

Rushden Sleepout

Rushden Sleepout

Rushden Sleep Out 2019

Where will you be sleeping on Friday 25 January 2019?

According to the latest figures (collected in the autumn of 2017 and published in January 2018), 4,751 people were sleeping rough in England. The figure has been rising for the past 7 years.

The East Midlands region saw an increase of 23% in rough sleeping since 2016 compared with a national increase of 15%.

All the signs are... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:59 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Community

Wonderful day at Christmas Sparkle 2018

Wonderful day at Christmas Sparkle 2018

Christmas Sparkle was a hugely successful day with thousands of people attending. The weather was beautiful and we even had a snowy surprise as the Christmas lights switched on.

The Fun Fair, stalls and entertainment were brilliant and it was so nice to see so many people out enjoying the day. We had lots of great feedback during the event and would like to capture as many views and suggestions as possible.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 13:29 by Donna Anderson

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

Best Dressed Window Competition is back!

Best Dressed Window Competition is back!

The annual 'Best Dressed Window' competition is starting again soon with local businesses competing to have the best Christmas display.

There is a People's Choice Award and a Mayor's Choice Award. Voting forms can be found in participating businesses and the Town Hall so please join in and have your say.

The winners will be announced at December's Farmers Market on Saturday 22nd December.

Posted: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 14:30 by Donna Anderson

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

Higham Ferrers Christmas Bauble Trail.

Higham Ferrers Christmas Bauble Trail.

This year's Christmas competition is a bauble trail around Higham Ferrers starting on 17th November.

Grab an entry form and start searching for the Higham Town Council baubles which will be displayed in the windows of local shops. Write down as many as you can and hand your entry in either at the local schools or at the Town Hall.

Happy hunting!

Posted: Mon, 05 Nov 2018 14:10 by Donna Anderson

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

Thrill of New Play Equipment

Thrill of New Play Equipment

The Town Council in conjunction with Higham Ferrers Toursim Partnership and East Northamptonshire Council has funded 3 new items of play equipment at Saffron Road play area.

The cableway, rope swing and flymobile were officially opened this afternoon by the Mayor of Higham Ferrers, Councillor Jason Smithers. Joining the Mayor were Councillor Wendy Brackenbury, Chair of East Northamptonshire Council... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 16:05 by Alicia Scholfield

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

Remembrance Poppy Display - It is up!

Remembrance Poppy Display - It is up!

We have been busy up a tree this morning getting these amazing poppies displayed next to the memorial. We have had so many lovely comment from the public already and think the people of Higham Ferrers should be very proud of their handy work.

Posted: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 11:50 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Community, Heritage, Events

Christmas Sparkle 2018

Christmas Sparkle 2018

The Christmas Sparkle Programme and Higham Times are ready for distribution so watch out for your copy coming through the door soon. There are more available at the Town Hall, Market Square.

Not long now until this wonderful festive event!

Posted: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 13:23 by Donna Anderson

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

Remembrance display nearly ready thanks to amazing community participation.

Remembrance display nearly ready thanks to amazing community participation.

We have exceeded our target of 1918 handmade poppies for our Remembrance display thanks to the amazing work of the local community. We have also had a wonderful response for people helping to sew this huge number of poppies onto netting ready to be displayed from this weekend in the Market Square. Why not come along to the Farmers Market on Saturday and take a look.

There are some outstanding centenary... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 13:02 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Events, News, Community, Heritage

Official opening of the new play equipment

Official opening of the new play equipment

Please join us at our official opening of the recently installed cableway, rope swing and flymobile at Saffron Road Recreation Ground at 3.30pm on Monday 29th October.

The Mayor and Town Councillors will be in attendance and will be joined by Wendy Brackenbury, Chair of East Northamptonshire Council, and Steven North, Leader of East Northamotonshire Council. The play equipment suppliers, Wicksteed,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:39 by Alicia Scholfield

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

Christmas Sparkle 2018

Christmas Sparkle 2018

Preparations are well underway for this years annual Christmas event. The Christmas Sparkle is a wonderful local event and a great way to come together and celebrate the festive season.

A fabulous range of stalls, crafts, food & drink, activities, fair rides and entertainment for all the family in the heart of Higham Ferrers.

Posted: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:30 by Donna Anderson

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