Higham Ferrers Town Council

Serving the people of Higham Ferrers

Mayor 2018/19

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

Tel: 01933 312075

Tags: Family Fun

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East Northants to be transformed into a giant game this spring

East Northants to be transformed into a giant game this spring

East Northants to be transformed into a giant game this spring

People that live, work and play in East Northants are being invited to join in with the district's largest game this spring.

Thousands of residents will compete to see if their school, community group or workplace can walk, run, scoot, or cycle the furthest by entering the free 'Beat the Street' challenge that will take place from 27 March... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:21 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Family Fun

Wonderful footage of the Queen and Prince Philip visiting Higham Ferrers in 1965.

Wonderful footage of the Queen and Prince Philip visiting Higham Ferrers in 1965.

Use the link below to view this 11 minute video of the Queen and Prince Philip walking around our beautiful market town.

https://player.bfi.org.uk/free/film/watch-the-royal-visit-in-july-1965-of-her-majesty-queen-elizabeth-ii-and-his-royal

Posted: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 11:18 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Mayor, Family Fun, Heritage, News History

Higham Ferrers Christmas competitions

Higham Ferrers Christmas competitions

Higham Ferrers Christmas competitions

Thank you to the following local businesses and schools that took part in the Town's Best Dressed Christmas Shop Window competition this year.

Higham Eyecare, J&P Fresh Fruit and Veg,

Savour the Flavour Cafe

Coffee Barne Little Steps (Higham Ferrers Ltd)

John Lee Motorcycles, Momma V Clothing Alterations

Sidey Design Architecture, Stevenson Property Management Ltd... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Dec 2018 12:10 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Mayor, Community, Family Fun, Christmas, Farmers' Market

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

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

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

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