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

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Mayor enjoys Bedesman Day 2018

Mayor enjoys Bedesman Day 2018

Mayor, Jason Smithers, recently attended the traditional Bedesman Day service at St Mary's Church, Higham Ferrers with a roast beef lunch afterwards at the Bede House.

Henry Chichele founded the Bede House in 1423 to house twelve poor male inhabitants of the Borough aged over 50 years, with one Bedeswoman to look after them. The word Bede means prayer and the twelve men had to live by a definite rule... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 16:46 by Sandra Mitcham

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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

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

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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

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Mayor's Charity Snail Race

Mayor's Charity Snail Race

Fundraising event for the Air Ambulance on 1st December in Higham Ferrers.

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:33 by Donna Anderson

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MAYORS’ CHARITIES RECEIVE A SHARE OF £2835

MAYORS’ CHARITIES RECEIVE A SHARE OF £2835

On 14th June Cllr Peter Tomas distributed the funds he raised during his Mayoral year which concluded in May 2018. During the year he hosted several events and raised the grand total of £2835. He supported charities which are all involved in supporting victims of cancer. Macmillan Nurses, Prostate Cancer Organisation and Crazy Hats all received £945.

Macmillan in Northamptonshire who are... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:37 by Sandra Mitcham

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Let's Co-operate

Let's Co-operate

Staff from the High Street Co-operative store in Higham Ferrers have been busy working in the community today. Liaising with the Town Council the Co-op staff have volunteered in the cemetery. They sanded down the wood and metal work on the public seats and have started to give them a new lease of life with a lick of paint. Some of the older and unattended graves in the cemetery have been weeded and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 May 2018 14:11 by Alicia Scholfield

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New Mayor for Higham Ferrers

New Mayor for Higham Ferrers

On Monday 14th May at the Mayor Making Ceremony, Councillor Jason Smithers was elected as Mayor for 2018/19 for Higham Ferrers. Councillor Chris O'Rourke was elected as his Deputy.

Councillor Smithers said: -

"I would like to start by saying I'm so proud and honoured to have been selected to serve as the Mayor of Higham Ferrers. Higham is a lovely town to which I now consider to be my home. Having been... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 May 2018 10:02 by Sandra Mitcham

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Dogs Off Lead Area Officially Opened

Dogs Off Lead Area Officially Opened

The Mayor of Higham Ferrers, Cllr Peter Tomas, formally opened the new 'Dogs Off Lead' area on Thursday 3rd May. The Mayor was joined at the opening by fellow Councillors and local dog owners.

The area is proving increasingly popular with dog owners who are bringing their dogs to exercise. The Council is receiving positive feedback and word is spreading that it is a good place to visit.

Zoe Cave of 'Angelic... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 May 2018 11:57 by Alicia Scholfield

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Mayor and Chair of the School Council Officially Open the Multi-Play Unit

Mayor and Chair of the School Council Officially Open the Multi-Play Unit

The Mayor, Cllr Peter Tomas, officially opened the new multi-play unit in the play area at the Saffron Road Recreation ground on Tuesday 9th January. He was joined at the opening by members of the School Council from the Higham Ferrers Junior School. The Town Council consulted with the School Council last year on the type of unit they would like to see installed at the play area. Members of the School... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 14:02 by Alicia Scholfield

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