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

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COMMUNITY LAW SERVICE (NORTHAMPTON & COUNTY)

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COMMUNITY LAW SERVICE (NORTHAMPTON & COUNTY) INFORMATION BULLETIN OUR CONTINUING SERVICES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Although we are not providing our usual face to face advice service until further notice, we are still providing our specialist advice services by telephone or email. Our advisors are working remotely and set up to effectively deal with ongoing referrals from agencies and members... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 18:07 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, News, Support

MAYOR FORMALLY OPENS CASTLE FIELDS TIMBER TRAIL

MAYOR FORMALLY OPENS CASTLE FIELDS TIMBER TRAIL

Councillor Tina Reavey, Mayor of Higham Ferrers, formally opened the Timber Trail at Castle Fields on a beautiful cold frosty morning. Helen Howell, Chairman of East Northamptonshire Council, attended the socially distanced ceremony to hand over a plaque, as the project had been funded by a Community Facilities grant of £7500 from East Northamptonshire Council.

For several years, the Council and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 08:51 by Sandra Mitcham

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A45 Chowns Mill Project December Update

A45 Chowns Mill Project December Update

A December update for the A45 Chowns Mill Roundabout Improvement project is attached, outlining the progress of the project and the work that the team have carried out in the local community.

Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 11:19 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Chowns Mill, Highways, News

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 Emily Arrow

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

Consultation Opens on Planning Application for up to 2200 dwellings

Consultation Opens on Planning Application for up to 2200 dwellings

Comments are now invited on the the planning application for Rushden East. The application includes up to 2,200 dwellings, up to 110,000 square metres of employment development including B8 (Storage and Distribution), two local centres, two primary schools, one secondary school, public open space including Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace, cemetery and allotments.

Details can be viewed on https://www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/viewplanningapplications... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:55 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Rushden East

Have Your Say on 135 new homes at Shirley Road, Rushden,

Have Your Say on 135 new homes at Shirley Road, Rushden,

Ilke Homes are working towards submitting a planning application for land off Shirley Road in Rushden. 135 affordable modular homes are planned along with public open space and associated infrastructure.

For more information on the preliminary plans, visit their website www.shirleyroad.co.uk

An online consultation is planned on 2nd December at 6.30pm. More information is in the leaflet below

Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 11:13 by Sandra Mitcham

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Councils supporting local businesses to trade online over vital Christmas period

Councils supporting local businesses to trade online over vital Christmas period

East Northamptonshire Council and Borough Council of Wellingborough are supporting local businesses to launch an ecommerce presence for the first time.

Retailers and businesses affected by lockdown and who don't already trade online are to receive a significant boost thanks to a partnership between the councils and small business support network, Enterprise Nation.

Funding for a total of 50 businesses... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 16:04 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: Events, News

COVID 19 Cases Rising

COVID 19 Cases Rising

I am writing to you directly, as we enter the winter period, to inform you of the current situation relating to COVID-19 in Northamptonshire and specifically the areas in which you live. I'm also going to share some key tips to help you and your families stay safe during the winter period and how to access support if you need to self-isolate, if you become unwell, or if you require help with shopping,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 08:40 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: COVID, News

Higham Ferrers Business Survey

Higham Ferrers Business Survey

Higham Ferrers Town Council is looking to capture information on how COVID 19 may be impacting businesses in the town currently and in the longer term. The Town Council has put together a short survey to gauge that impact.

The information gathered from this survey will be used by the Town Council to support business where possible and to help lobby for the needs of local businesses.

This survey is for... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 13:11 by Sandra Mitcham

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CONTACTINGTHE TOWN COUNCIL DURING LOCKDOWN

CONTACTINGTHE TOWN COUNCIL DURING LOCKDOWN

The Town Council offices are closed to the public during lockdown and staff are mainly working off site as per government guidance.

We are still fully operational and can be contacted by email - info@highamferrers-tc.gov.uk or by phoning 01933 312075. As we have a new phone system you will get a automated message and be asked to press 1 to speak to a member of staff. If we are busy you will get an option... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 09:30 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News