Rushden Town Council

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

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World's Biggest Coffee Morning

World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Rushden Town Council will be hosting a World's Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan, on Friday 27th September 2019, 10.30am - 12.30pm, at Rushden Hall.

Come along with your friends, join in the fun, and raise money for a worthwhile cause.

Posted: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 12:41 by admin

Ditchford Road Bridge Strengthening scheme on 21st October 2019

Sent on behalf of Northamptonshire Highways.

I am writing to advise you that we are due to commence work on the Ditchford Road Bridge Strengthening scheme on 21st October 2019. For safety reasons the road over the bridge will be closed to both vehicles and pedestrians during the work, however access to adjacent business will still be available. More »

This work is required to restore the bridge up to full 40 tonne highway capacity. It is estimated that the work will be complete and road re-opened on the 20th December 2019, however this will be subject to factors outside of our control. » Less

Posted: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:36 by Admin

Heritage Family Fun Day

Heritage Family Fun Day

Heritage Family Fun Day, Sunday 15th September

The Rushden and Higham Ferrers Heritage Family Fun Day took place on Sunday 15th September at Rushden Lakes, the fun filled day was held as part of the annual 10 day Nene Valley Festival and as part of the National Heritage open weekends. The event was supported by Rushden Lakes and brought together a family day out together with an opportunity for new visitors to learn all about the heritage and history of the local towns. More »

Local businesses from Rushden and Higham Ferrers were invited to have a stall free of charge at the event. Over 40 local businesses and community groups were pleased to take up an opportunity to set up a stand and promote their business and wares to a new audience. Highlights of the day included an open top bus tour with local tour guides showcasing points of interest and heritage in Rushden and Higham Ferrers, the screening of the Higham Ferrers Charters film in Cineworld and the launch of the autumn edition of the "Shop Local" voucher booklet. Other entertainment included performances from local bands, medieval fun and entertainment, heritage displays, family activities and a chance to meet Rushden Town Council's mascot, Cyril the Squirrel, plus the opportunity to browse a variety of local displays and exhibitions.

Copies of the annual "Shop Local in Rushden and Higham Ferrers High Streets" booklet containing over 48 redeemable discount vouchers were handed to visitors on the day, further copies of the booklet are available to collect from many outlets in both High Streets. Other giveaways on offer were promotional tote bags containing interesting local literature and goodies aimed to encourage new visitors to come and explore the nearby towns.

The Heritage Family Fun Day was organised by Rushden and Higham Ferrers Town Council's in partnership with Rushden Lakes and Nene Valley Festival. The aims of the Heritage Family Fun Day are to raise awareness of all that is available in Higham Ferrers and Rushden and to showcase the local heritage plus give a snippet of information about the local area.

Shop Local booklets are available at Rushden and Higham Ferrers Town Council Offices, Rushden Lakes and many of the high street shops in Rushden and Higham Ferrers.

Images are credited to Dennis Davis Photography

Dennis Davis Photography
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Posted: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 12:01 by Admin

Mayor's Charity Golf Day - Space available, Monday 23rd September 2019

Mayor's Charity Golf Day - Space available, Monday 23rd September 2019

We have had one space come available for the Mayor's Charity Golf day on Monday 23rd September 2019.

If you would like to put a team in then please contact Cesare on 07973 298 063 or email info@pizzeriavenezia.co.uk.

Posted: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 14:12 by Admin

Mayor of Rushden, Cllr Cesare Marinaro at the Annual Civic Opening of Rushden Feast.

Mayor of Rushden, Cllr Cesare Marinaro at the Annual Civic Opening of Rushden Feast.

🎡🎢🎠🍭🍩Mayor of Rushden, Cllr Cesare Marinaro at the Annual Civic Opening of Rushden Feast.🎡🎢🎠🍭🍩

Posted: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:02 by Admin

Heritage Family Fun Day – Sunday 15th September 10am – 4pm

Heritage Family Fun Day – Sunday 15th September 10am – 4pm

Heritage Family Fun Day – Sunday 15th September 10am – 4pm

The second Heritage Family Fun Day is happening this Sunday at Rushden Lakes, the heritage day is one of many events taking place as part of the Nene Valley Festival (14th to 22nd September) and the National Heritage Open Weekends. The aim of heritage family fun day is to strengthen partnership working between Rushden and Higham Ferrers Town Councils and nearby Rushden Lakes and to raise awareness of the local high street offer. More »

Plans for the family fun day are based around local heritage and bring together a wide array of interesting information about the local towns of Rushden and Higham Ferrers. Entertainment includes performances from local bands, an exciting open top bus tour highlighting the history of the local area, a free film screening at Cineworld of the Higham Ferrers Charters film, medieval fun, games and entertainment, face painting, and many other activities. As part of the event many local heritage groups and nearby high street businesses have signed up for the opportunity to have a stand for the day to promote their business. Members from Rushden Town Council and Higham Ferrers Town Council will be handing out goody bags to encourage visitors to explore further afield; the promotional bags will include the latest "Shop Local" booklet of shopping vouchers and concessions which can be spent in Rushden and Higham Ferrers throughout the autumn.

Come along and enjoy a family fun day at Rushden Lakes and discover more about the local heritage in the nearby towns of Rushden and Higham Ferrers.

The fun starts at 10am until 4pm.

Further information about this event can be found at www.rushdentowncouncil.gov.uk and www.highamferrers-tc.gov.uk or for more details about the Nene Valley Festival please visit nenevalley.net » Less

Posted: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 13:36 by Admin