Northamptonshire Sport has been working with the COVID-19 Education cell at NCC to provide an online search portal for families to find school holiday activities for their children. We have some exciting opportunities for you to promote to support this.
To go alongside this, for those organisations looking to include or focus specifically on Physical Activity within their summer programme, Northamptonshire... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 11:22 by Michelle Lewis
Our play areas are now open!Some equipment has been removed to adhere to social distancing guidelines set out by the government.We are working within these guidelines and our play areas are being routinely cleaned, especially regular touch points.The hygienic use of the play equipment in between any cleaning, will be the responsibility of the users and it is recommended that any users follow the government... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:10 by Michelle Lewis
You may spot a few new residents dotted around Rushden this week… In recognition of our Rushden Garden Competition and 'The Best Scarecrow/Flowerpot Person' category, some of our councillors and staff have been getting creative!
With the good weather and time in lockdown, we imagine that lots of you will have taken the opportunity to get a garden project of some kind on the go, and if you haven't... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:05 by Michelle Lewis
Lockdown Pet Photo Competition
🐶🐱 We have received over 70+ entries for our Bark in The Park Lockdown Memories with your Pets Competition🐱🐶
With just under a week to go you still have time to send your photos in for a chance to win £40 worth of vouchers.
Whether your pet be a snake or a sheep, a chicken or a cat, all entries welcome.
Closing date for entries is 15th July. A panel of Judges... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 10:47 by Admin
The Town Mayor, Cllr Cesare Marinaro, with his before and after haircut.
Good to see our Mayor complying with Covid-19 regulations!
Posted: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:59 by admin
Northamptonshire County Council’s Libraries are inviting all children to join the Silly Squad Summer Reading Challenge 2020.
Northamptonshire County Council's Libraries are inviting all children to join the Silly Squad Summer Reading Challenge 2020.
Celebrating having fun, the Silly Squad are encouraging children to read or listen to anything that makes them happy: fiction or non-fiction, joke books, comics, in digital or print format, books from libraries or books they already have access to at home.
Whilst libraries are... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 13:19 by Admin
As lockdown restrictions relax further, please note the following update:
We will be reopening our play parks this Thursday (09/07), however please be assured that we are working within the new government guidelines.
After reopening, play areas will be routinely cleaned, especially regular touch points.
The hygienic use of the play equipment in between any cleaning, will be the responsibility of the users... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 17:55 by Michelle Lewis
Do you know someone that's soon to be celebrating a 100th Birthday? How about their Golden, Diamond or even Platinum Wedding Anniversary? If so, we would love to hear from you as Rushden Town Council would like to send our congratulations.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following details of the person/couple you wish to nominate;
• Type of Celebration (100th Birthday/ 50th,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 13:16 by Michelle Lewis
Has this year's Wimbledon inspired you to pick up a tennis racket? If so, then why not take advantage of our FREE public Tennis Courts at Spencer Park.
We have four enclosed courts which can all be used on a first come, first serve basis. Just pop along with those in your social bubble and perfect your skills!
Please always follow the latest government guidance on social distancing and hygiene when using... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 08:38 by Michelle Lewis
Northamptonshire’s Police, Crime and Fire Commissioner is recruiting young people to be part of the Northamptonshire 2020/21 OPFCC Youth Commission
Northamptonshire's Police, Crime and Fire Commissioner is recruiting young people to be part of the Northamptonshire 2020/21 OPFCC Youth Commission.
The OPFCC Youth Commission has been set up by the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner to ensure that the views of young people are heard, and help change services for the better.
We are now looking to recruit around 20 young people from across... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 09:04 by Michelle Lewis