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: Local

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 Emily Arrow

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 Emily Arrow

Tags: Local, NHS

East Northants Council launches new way to report fly tipping

East Northants Council launches new way to report fly tipping

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

Tags: ENC, Local

Opportunity for local shops to learn basic sign language

Opportunity for local shops to learn basic sign language

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

Tags: Community, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Local

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

Higham Ferrers Town Council to launch 'Thank You' campaign

Higham Ferrers Town Council to launch 'Thank You' campaign

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

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

ENC drives economic recovery across district

ENC drives economic recovery across district

East Northants Council drives economic recovery across district

As part of its continued support to local businesses, East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) has been working closely with partner organisations and stakeholders to ensure they are supported during the coronavirus pandemic.

Teams from across the Council have been working hard to ensure that all businesses who are entitled to support receive... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 10:57 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Business Support, Coronavirus, Covid-19, ENC, Local

Chowns Mill Shuttle Bus - Face Coverings Required from 15th June

Chowns Mill Shuttle Bus - Face Coverings Required from 15th June

A45 Chowns Mill Shuttle Bus: Face Coverings required from 15 June

Highways England's priority is to play its part in keeping the country safe and supporting the movement of essential supplies, services and people who cannot work from home.

We're following the government's policy and for the safety of all, we're asking that any customers wishing to use the free shuttle bus service at the Chowns Mill... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 14:01 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Chowns Mill, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Highways, Local

Making Northants a better place for cycling, walking and maintaining social distancing

Making Northants a better place for cycling, walking and maintaining social distancing

Please see below a message from Northants Highways:

We want to hear YOUR ideas for making Northants a better place for cycling, walking & maintaining social distancing.

Use our interactive map to log your suggestions for cycle routes, cycle parking, improved footway space and quieter streets

Click here to make cycling and walking safer in Northamptonshire

As Government Covid-19 lockdown procedures... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 13:22 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Consultation, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Highways, Local

Celebrating Northamptonshire’s COVID-19 Community Champions

Celebrating Northamptonshire’s COVID-19 Community Champions

To celebrate the work that so many volunteers are doing during this pandemic to help their neighbours, Northamptonshire ACRE is launching Northamptonshire's COVID-19 Community Champions. Groups across the county are invited to share details of the many ways they are supporting the more vulnerable in their community. Examples of support can be in whatever way a group chooses, whether through stories,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 13:08 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Community, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Local