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: News

Scam Warning - Police Officers Will Never Ask You For Money

Scam Warning - Police Officers Will Never Ask You For Money

Police officers will NEVER ask you for money – please warn elderly relatives about this emerging scam

Fraudsters pretending to be police officers are repeatedly targeting the elderly in Northamptonshire.

Over the past few weeks, a number of incidents have taken place across the county where fraudsters have pretended to be police officers conducting covert investigations in order to gain the trust... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 10:22 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Police, Scam Warning

Chowns Mill update: bird’s eye views of progress on Highways England roundabout improvements

Chowns Mill update: bird’s eye views of progress on Highways England roundabout improvements

Work on a jam-busting 'half hamburger island' which will tackle queues at a busy A45/A6 junction is starting to take shape – as these new images released by Highways England show.

Whilst complying with strict safeguarding measures due to the coronavirus pandemic, workers have been able to successfully complete the first phase of work on the Chowns Mill improvement scheme in the East Midlands.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 13:15 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Chowns Mill, Highways, Local, News

2019-20 Mayor Cllr Chris O'Rourke raises £7,500

2019-20 Mayor Cllr Chris O'Rourke raises £7,500

Former Mayor Cllr Chris O'Rourke can today announce that he raised an incredible £7,500 in fundraising money throughout his Mayoral year of 2019-20.

Cllr O'Rourke will be donating a generous portion of these funds to local groups and organisations in the community, ensuring that the money will directly benefit the residents of Higham Ferrers. The other portion of the funds will go to the Encephalitis... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 May 2020 12:17 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Community, Local, Mayor, News

Join English Tourism Week in the Nene Valley virtually

Join English Tourism Week in the Nene Valley virtually

Join English Tourism Week in the Nene Valley virtually

Destination Nene Valley (DNV) will once again be raising the profile of tourism along the River Nene for English Tourism Week which runs from 25-31 May 2020.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, activities will take place online and concentrate on encouraging visitors, residents and business to celebrate the Nene Valley whilst remaining safe and following... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 18:32 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Local, Nene, Nene Valley, News, Tourism

Latest News on Future Northants North

Latest News on Future Northants North

LATEST NEWS

13 May 2020

Plans to create two new councils undergo major redesign as Covid crisis continues

With tackling the Coronavirus everyone's top priority, plans for creating two new councils in Northamptonshire will be scaled down, with a new approach called 'Safe and Legal Plus'.

New legislation that came into effect on 8 May, as expected confirms the new North and West Northamptonshire Councils... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 12:04 by Emily Arrow

Tags: News, Unitary

Higham Times - May 2020 Issue 27, Online now!

Higham Times - May 2020 Issue 27, Online now!

Issue 27 of the Higham Times is now available to view online in our newsletter section of the website.

Due to the current governement guidelines we can not distribute printed copies at present but we hope to print and deliver an updated version at a later date, perhaps in June.

We hope you enjoy reading this community newsletter online in the interim.

https://www.highamferrers-tc.gov.uk/beta-higham-ferrers/documents.html?query=&tag=Newsletters&sort=latest&submit=Filter... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 18:30 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, News, News Higham Times

Interim arrangements for North and West Northamptonshire shadow councils agreed by Government

Interim arrangements for North and West Northamptonshire shadow councils agreed by Government

Interim arrangements for North and West Northamptonshire shadow councils agreed by Government

Plans to create two new unitary councils for the county from next April will now continue within the planned timescales following the confirmation today of new legislation by the government.

Following the postponement of May's local elections because of the Covid-19 pandemic, an alternative approach and new... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 15:05 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News

Volunteer support in our community for the most vulnerable.

Volunteer support in our community for the most vulnerable.

Update from Northamptonshire County Council.

The Northampton Hope Centre are tirelessly volunteering out in our communities and helping those in need. This local charity has been running for 46 years and provides food and support for the homeless.

Our Community Resilience Service volunteers have been working with the Hope Centre over the past few days to help with arranging collection of food donations,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 13:45 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, News, Volunteering

Police Will Use Enforcement Against Those Who Continue To Flout Covid-19 Restrictions In Northamptonshire

Police Will Use Enforcement Against Those Who Continue To Flout Covid-19 Restrictions In Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire Police is preparing to up its enforcement activity against those who continue to flout the COVID-19 restrictions in the county.

The Force has not issued any fines for non-compliance so far, preferring to adopt an approach which seeks to educate people, engage with them and explain how their behaviour could affect others.

While the majority of the public have been fantastic in staying... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 13:13 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, News, Police

ENC News - Residents urged to dispose of garden waste sensibly during coronavirus crisis

ENC News - Residents urged to dispose of garden waste sensibly during coronavirus crisis

Residents urged to dispose of garden waste sensibly during coronavirus crisis

East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) is asking residents to consider options such as the council's garden waste scheme or composting waste, instead of lighting bonfires, to be more considerate to neighbours and protect the respiratory health of the vulnerable during the pandemic.

With the temporary closures of local Household... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:02 by Donna Anderson

Tags: ENC, Garden Waste, News