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: Family Fun

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

'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, News Rushden Lakes, Family Fun, Heritage, Nene

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

Watch Film to Discover What Makes Higham Ferrers Special

Watch Film to Discover What Makes Higham Ferrers Special

In May 2019 a film was made by Year 6 pupils at Higham Ferrers Junior School to celebrate the restoration and return of the Charters of Higham Ferrers. These Charters were rarely seen and little was known about them by the people of the town and its many visitors. Our first Charter of 1251 was lost but we know that it gave freedom to many individuals and their families leading the way for Higham to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 11:29 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: News, Community, Schools, Family Fun, Film

Nigel Willard Tennis Summer Camps 2019

Nigel Willard Tennis Summer Camps 2019

Join Nigel Willard Tennis 2019 Summer Camps during the holidays to play some tennis with fun and games for all at Ferrers & Rushden Tennis Club.

Learn to serve, rally, score and play matches whilst enjoying the fresh air with your friends and siblings.

Suitable for children from 4 to 12 years of age and all abilities.

Visit www.nigelwillardtennis.co.uk for all information or email camps@nigelwillardtennis.co.uk... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 13:50 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Tennis, Summer, Family Fun

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

It is Charter Celebration Day!!!

Starting from 9am on the Market Square, join the Mayor and the May Queen to open the events and kick off this wonderful day of fun!

Posted: Sat, 29 Jun 2019 08:00 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Mayor, Family Fun, Heritage, Schools, Farmers' Market, Church

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

There will be an arena and encampment at Castle Fields with activities throughout the day as listed below;

10am - Official Opening

10.30-11am - Mythbusters

11-11.30am - Arming the Knight

11.30am-12pm - Medieval Skirmish

1.30-2pm - Medieval Fashion Show

2-2.30pm - Medieval Shire Court

2.30-3pm - Hurried History (Watch or have a go at: archery, children's games, leather working, chainmail making, spinning and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 12:29 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Events, Community, News, Family Fun, Heritage, Schools, Farmers' Market, Church

Charters of Higham Ferrers Set to Return

Charters of Higham Ferrers Set to Return

The Charters of Higham Ferrers are returning to the town on Saturday 29 June accompanied by a day of celebrations in Medieval style. On this day the town will return to its medieval roots with a market, skirmishes and archery on the Castle Field, crafts and cookery at the Chichele College and music in the church. The Bede House features an exhibition displaying the life of the town's Charters and other... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 12:51 by Alicia Scholfield

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

Donation to The Air Ambulance Service

Donation to The Air Ambulance Service

Cllr Jason Smithers would like to thank all who supported his Mayor's fundraising events throughout 2018/19. The total raised was £1750 which has now been presented to The Air Ambulance Service. A wonderful amount raised for this worthy caused.

Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 11:23 by Donna Anderson

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

Celebration of the success of Beat the Street East Northants

Celebration of the success of Beat the Street East Northants

MEDIA CALL: Celebration of the success of Beat the Street East Northants

When: Saturday 25 May from 12pm – 2pm

Where: Walled Garden, Rushden Hall Park, Rushden, NN10 9NG

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The celebration of the success of Beat the Street, East Northants.

The six-week interactive initiative that turned the district into a live game, Beat the Street East Northants, ended on 8 May. More than 8,000 local residents,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 May 2019 13:48 by Donna Anderson

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