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: Family Fun

Explore East Northamptonshire on two wheels

Explore East Northamptonshire on two wheels

Explore East Northamptonshire on two wheels.


With the Government launching a new initiative to combat obesity in England, East Northamptonshire Council is encouraging everyone to explore the countryside, cycle paths and Nene Valley on two wheels whilst getting fit and healthy at the same time.

For those who want to get out and about in East Northamptonshire, but are not sure where to start, Destination... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 14:25 by Donna Anderson

Tags: ENC, Family Fun, News

East Northants leisure centres set to re-open

East Northants leisure centres set to re-open

East Northants leisure centres set to re-open

Following their compulsory closure in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, leisure facilities owned by East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) will start to re-open from Saturday 25 July.

The three leisure centres across the district, which are run by Freedom Leisure on behalf of ENC, will re-open, though customers can expect to see some changes to opening... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 12:51 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Activities, ENC, Family Fun, News, leisure facilities

PLAY AREAS - PLEASE ENJOY AND OBSERVE THE RULES

PLAY AREAS - PLEASE ENJOY AND OBSERVE THE RULES

Following closure because of Covid-19 our play areas have now been open again for nearly 2 weeks. It is lovely to see them being used and enjoyed so much by our local children.

We wish to remind you to observe the rules on our blue signs that are posted at all the entrances to the play areas.

These signs show the maximum number of people allowed in the play area at any one time. The numbers vary between... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 10:56 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Family Fun

Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge

Every year Northamptonshire Libraries deliver the Summer Reading Challenge, which challenges children to read 6 books during the summer holidays. It has been proven that children who don't continue reading during the summer have a lower reading age when they return to school in September than that before the summer. You can find out more about the challenge on our webpage: www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/src... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 13:22 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Family Fun, Library, Local, NCC

Window Display Competition

Window Display Competition

Don't forget to send a picture of your lovely rainbows and window displays to info@highamferrers-tc.gov.uk so that we can put them on facebook and select a winner!

Posted: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 14:27 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, Competition, Family Fun, Local

Applications for Sparkle 2020 now open!

Applications for Sparkle 2020 now open!

You can now apply to have a trade or charity stall at this years Christmas Sparkle event. This annual event is hugely popular and we have already had a massive amount of interest in bookings so please do not miss your chance to be involved!

The Town Council bookings are for outdoor pitches on the High Street and College Street.

The closing date for applications is 05/06/2020 after which all applications... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 12:37 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Activities, Christmas Sparkle, Community, Family Fun, Local, News, Shop Local

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

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

'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

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