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 Emily Arrow
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 Emily Arrow
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 Emily Arrow
The Current Covid Level Alert for our area is Medium.
Posted: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 11:06 by Donna Anderson
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 Emily Arrow
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 Emily Arrow
East Northants Council launches new way to report fly tipping
Having seen how successful the What3Words app has been across the world, East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) is now encouraging anyone who wishes to report fly tipping across the district to use the app.
What3Words works using the principle that every 3m x 3m square of the world has been assigned an address of three words. For example one... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 12:32 by Emily Arrow
LOCAL SHOPS AND BUSINESSES - With the latest rules regarding face masks in shops coming into force soon, a resident has kindly offered to teach some basic sign language to local shop keepers and staff.
Please read the following message:
I would like to offer an hour free sign language tuition for local shop owners and your staff. Face masks make it extremely difficult for those with hearing loss to engage... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 13:59 by Emily Arrow
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
The Town Council are launching a campaign this week to say a big thank you to all those essential workers that have kept Higham Ferrers going throughout the lockdown so far, and to welcome back our newly reopening shops to the high street and surrounding areas.
The Mayor Cllr Christina Reavey will be visiting businesses to personally pass on her thanks, on behalf of the Town Council and the people of... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 11:17 by Emily Arrow