Save the Date!
Rushden's Christmas Lights Switch-on 2023
Saturday 25th November
Festive entertainment ~ Santa's Grotto ~ Local Traders ~ Nativity Scene ~ Food Stalls
Special guests to be announced
Come and see Father Christmas at his grotto and join in with all the usual fun of the fair, music, and other festive merriment!
Posted: Mon, 18 Sep 2023 13:53 by Tracey Macleavy
Good news! The Rushden and Higham Ferrers Town Councils have extended their funding for the R&H Wellbeing bus service, ensuring its continuation until March 2024.
This service is available to everyone, not just those with bus passes or who are elderly or disabled. Help us spread the word and encourage others to join. For more information, please contact the office at 01933 223636.The service operates... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 Sep 2023 13:13 by Tracey Macleavy
Free Workshop for Children during the Christmas holidays, to be provided by Rushden Town Council, held at Rushden Hall on Friday 22nd December, 2023.
Following the success of the previous workshops, Rushden Town Council are delighted to provide a free Christmas Mosaic workshop for children during the holidays.
A series of six classes will run throughout the day starting at 10am and lasting for 45 minutes.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Sep 2023 16:38 by Tracey Macleavy
Bark in the Park 2023
We held our 9th Bark in the Park at Hall Park on Sunday 3rd September. This event consisted of 14 dog showing classes including our 'fastest pizza' eating class (2inch square of dog friendly Pizza) kindly made by Cllr Cesare Marinaro of Pizza Venezia, Rushden, and culminated with Best in Show. We also ran a fun scurry competition with cups awarded to the fastest dogs in the under... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Sep 2023 12:01 by Tracey Macleavy
Dazzler, the Rushden and Diamonds mascot is to visit Rushden Library on Friday 1st September for a photo opportunity with local children.
A 'colour a football shirt' competition was held during the summer holidays and Dazzler and his companion, Tim will be drawing the winners and presenting prizes.
Please come along to meet Dazzler and take some photo's
Posted: Thu, 31 Aug 2023 10:26 by Tracey Macleavy
The Mosaic workshops were held in Rushden Hall and involved a series of 6 sessions throughout the day.
Local children attended the workshop and were guided by a skilled mosaic artist who presented them with a personal tile and materials to create their own mosaic piece.
The workshop began with a demonstration after which the children set to work on their masterpieces. They meticulously arranged the colourful... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 31 Aug 2023 09:48 by Tracey Macleavy
Rushden Town Council greeted nearly 200 local children to a series of circus skills sessions held in the Walled Garden, Rushden Hall.
The day began with a demonstration led by Albie, a professional circus skills facilitator and the children were taught various circus skills, including juggling, hula hooping, stilt walking, plate spinning, diablo and flower stick handling. Each skill was broken down... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 Aug 2023 09:43 by Tracey Macleavy
Congratulations to the local Rushden businesses that have received the prestigious Northants Life Award.
It is truly commendable to be recognised for outstanding services and commitment to the community. Voted solely by the public, the Northants Life Awards are local awards given to businesses who have been nominated by the general public of Northamptonshire.
Congratulations to Happy Monday's Coffee... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Aug 2023 15:05 by Tracey Macleavy
The Mayor of Rushden, Cllr Tracey Smith, would like to invite you to the Annual Civic Opening of Rushden Feast on Friday 15th September 2023.
Assembling at the Dodgem cars for 6.30pm, an opening service will take place by the Rev Phil Hearson, the Church Minister of the Independent Wesleyan Church, to officially open the fair.
All the usual stalls and rides will be there and will continue until Saturday... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Aug 2023 11:57 by admin