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Heritage Day CANCELLED

Heritage Day CANCELLED

With deepest respect to the Royal Family at this very sad time and in accordance with latest guidance, Heritage Family Fun Day that was scheduled to take place on Sunday 18th September is now cancelled.

Unfortunately, we have been unable to reschedule to an appropriate date this year, but we do look forward to welcoming you all at next year's event.

Thank you for your understanding.

Posted: Mon, 12 Sep 2022 16:35 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Activities, Events, Heritage, Local

NEW Interactive Heritage Trail Launched

NEW Interactive Heritage Trail Launched

The Heritage Trail is now INTERACTIVE and available online, so you can take in all the wonderful historical sites of Higham Ferrers from your mobile device!

The Heritage Trail takes you all over the centre of Higham Ferrers to some wonderful sites - take in Chichele College, founded in 1422 by Henry Chichele who became the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Town Hall which used to be the local jail and housed... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Aug 2022 12:26 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Activities, Chichele College, Family Fun, Heritage, Higham, Local

Mayor officially opens Higham Refill Shop

Mayor officially opens Higham Refill Shop

The Mayor, Cllr Nigel Brown, officially opened Higham Refill on 17/06/2022. It is the latest addition to our High Street. The Mayor was joined at the opening by supportive members of the public.

Higham Refill can provide a more zero waste lifestyle through eliminating packaging and encouraging the use of containers from home to fill and refill with bulk wholefoods, natural beauty and cleaning products... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 11:00 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Activities, Local, Mayor, Shop Local, Shop Windows, business support

Farmers Market Dates 2022

Farmers Market Dates 2022

Our popular monthly Farmers Market will continue on the last Saturday of each month throughout 2022 except December when it will be the weekend before Christmas, on Saturday 17th.

Posted: Mon, 07 Feb 2022 12:03 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, Events, Farmers' Market, Heritage, Local, Shop Local

Higham Ferrers Town Council launch a new way for you to report issues within our Green Spaces

Higham Ferrers Town Council launch a new way for you to report issues within our Green Spaces

Higham Ferrers Town Council have launched a new way for you to report an issue with one of the Green Spaces within the town. Is there a problem with weeds, grass cutting, graffiti, vandalism, bins, litter, overgrown shrubs or anything else? Just follow this link to send a report directly to the town council: Higham Ferrers Green Spaces Form

Information about which areas are owned by the town council... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 14:15 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Green Spaces, Local, Open Spaces, Parks, Recreation

Stagecoach bus fares in Higham Ferrers and Rushden

Stagecoach bus fares in Higham Ferrers and Rushden

Stagecoach will be making changes to fares in Higham Ferrers and Rushden and we wanted to keep you updated with what's happening.

You're probably now in the process of taking a big breath and preparing yourself to ask, "how much are fares going up by"?

But it's good news! People will be paying up to 45% less for travel from Higham Ferrers and Rushden. We want a simple and easy to use bus network for... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 12:07 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Bus, Local

Higham Still Sparkles in 2020, and we have added Twinkle......and Wool!

Higham Still Sparkles in 2020, and we have added Twinkle......and Wool!

The Christmas Sparkle in Higham Ferrers has become an increasingly popular event over the years. The community come together for a day of festive fun with a continental market, fair, and an array of entertainment on the stage before culminating in the Christmas light switch-on by the Mayor. Unfortunately our traditional Sparkle day was cancelled this year due to Covid. Instead, on Saturday 21st November... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:58 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Christmas, Christmas Sparkle, Community, Local, News

Covid Level Alert - Medium.

Covid Level Alert - Medium.

The Current Covid Level Alert for our area is Medium.

Posted: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 11:06 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Local, News

Latest Business Guidance and Information

Latest Business Guidance and Information

Last week a new government support package was launched to help small and medium sized businesses recover from the financial impact of COVID-19.

The grants, which do not require any match-funding, are designed to:

  • help businesses access specialist professional advice in response to the impact of COVID-19 e.g. human resources, accountants, legal, financial, IT / digital.
  • purchase minor equipment to adapt... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 10:36 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Local, business support

Northamptonshire Pharmaceutical Needs Assessments - Patient Survey

Northamptonshire Pharmaceutical Needs Assessments - Patient Survey

We are inviting you to tell us about pharmacy services in your area.

The services we are looking at include local services that you receive from pharmacies (or chemists). To do a good job, we need to regularly review what services we have, what our local people need, and how things might change in the future. This process is called a 'pharmaceutical needs assessment' and we are preparing one at the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 11:00 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Local, NHS