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Clerk: Mrs Vivienne Prodger
Rushden Hall, Hall Park
Rushden, Northamptonshire
NN10 9NG

Mayor's Awards 2016-17

Rushden Town Council is seeking nominations for the Mayor's Awards for Services to the Community for the year 2016/17. The Mayor's Award is given to an individual for their work and commitment within the community of Rushden over a number of years. (Group nominations will not be eligible for an award).

Please submit the name and address of nominees, together with details of the reason for their nomination, to the Town Clerk at Rushden Town Council, Rushden Hall, Hall Park, Rushden, NN10 9NG, or e-mail the Town Clerk at info@rushdentowncouncil.gov.uk. All nominations should be received by Friday 24 February 2017.

Mayor's Civic Ball with 'Maximum Robbie'

Date: Friday 17th February 2017

Venue: Rushden & Higham Rubgy Club, Manor Park, Bedford Road, Rushden, Northants, NN10 0SA

Arrival: 6.30pm for 7.00pm Start

Carriages at Midnight

Dress Code: Black Tie / Lounge Suit / Cocktail Dress

Headlining the evening Maximum Robbie is without doubt one of the best Tribute acts performing on the European circuit today. Where Scott Borley (Robbie) is concerned energy and enthusiasm are undoubtedly the key. He has exploded onto the UK Tribute scene in a way truly reminiscent of the man himself. His energy and commitment levels are boundless and his resemblance to the real Robbie is striking to say the least. Let him totally entertain you with the vast array of hits including many of the Take That favourites and swing sets included, as well as some less conventional personal favourites from Scott's own personal archive.

Tickets are priced at £35.00, which includes a three course dinner, and are available by downloading the Ticket Request Form below and returning to Mrs Jemma Butler, Mayor's Secretary, Rushden Town Council, Rushden Hall, Rushden, Northants, NN10 9NG by Friday 10th February 2017.

For further information on 'Maximum Robbie' please click on the following link http://maximumrobbie.co.uk/

The Searchers in Concert

Date: Tuesday 27th December 2016

Time: 8.00pm - 12.00pm

Venue: Rushden Town Bowls Club, Northampton Road, Rushden, NN10 6AN

Supporting the Mayors' of Rushden Town Council and Higham Ferrers Town Council, the Swivel Club would like to invite you and your friends to 'The Searchers in Concert' on Tuesday 27th December 2016.

This event is being promoted by the Swivel Club, who are themselves a locally based Charity, which raises funds for a number of good causes. On this occasion the Swivel Club are kindly supporting the charities nominated by the Mayors' of Rushden and Higham Ferrers.

The Searchers are one of the few British pop groups who have maintained their position at the top for well over 45 years. Second only to the Beatles as Liverpool's finest 60's group,

Tickets are priced at £20.00 each for admission only and are available from the Rushden Town Bowls Club at www.swivelclub.org.uk

Food can be purchased on the evening and a licensed bar will also be available.

Mayor's Family Carol Service with Southend Junior School Choir

Date: Friday 9th December 2016

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Venue: Heritage Church, Park Road, Rushden, NN10 0RW.

The Mayor of Rushden would like to invite you and your friends along to her family Carol Service. The evening is aimed to be a 'family friendly' service rather than a more traditional service, encouraging as many families and their children to come as possible. Southend Junior School Choir will be singing all of your favorite carols.

Setting the trend, the wearing of a Christmas themed jumper is a must!!!

Following the service you are invited to stay for tea, coffee and mince pies in the Church Hall.

Mayor's Civic Service

The Civic Service of the Town Mayor, Cllr Tracey Smith.

Date: Sunday 2nd October 2016

Service: 11.15am (guests to be seated by 11.05am)

Venue: St Mary's Church, Rushden

Contact: Mayor's Secretary - Tel. 01933 316216

Bark in the Park - 4 September 2016

Rushden Town Council's third annual Dog Show has proven to be a huge success. The Show was generously sponsored by Destination Pets of Higham Ferrers and we would like to thank them for the prizes they gave for all the winners in all the classes.

We would like to thank all our local sponsors who sponsored individual classes. We had over 430 entries in the various classes and we managed to raise £1,400 for both the local animal charities who attended and the Mayor's charities.

Special thanks to Cesare Marinaro for once again producing our marvellous dog friendly pizza for the "Fastest Sausage Pizza eating" contest.

We would also like to thank Canine Coaching for their continued support for this event and all the Council staff, Councillors and volunteers who helped on the day.

Mayor's Proms in the Park

A popular evening's entertainment with our very own 'Proms in the Park'. Set in the walled garden in the beautiful grounds of the Hall Park, with music provided by The Rushden Town Band playing all the favourites such as Land of Hope and Glory, Rule Britannia and Jerusalem.

7pm start with gates opening at 6pm.

Bring your own champagne, picnic, chairs and rugs.

Tickets are priced at £5 and are available from Rushden Town Council, Rushden Library or PW House (Jewellers).

All proceeds from the event will go towards the Mayor's Chosen Charities.

** Despite the inclement weather on Saturday we bravely continued with Proms in the Park, which was organised to raise funds for the Mayor's charities. After much discussion and deliberation during the day we decided to move the event into Rushden Hall. The rousing music was provided by the Rushden Town Band, who played with their usual expertise and skill, which got everyone in the mood. The great British spirit kicked in and all those who attended had a good time...a big thank you to all who supported the event. **