The Rushden Historical Transport Society are holding their 'Classics in the Park' on Sunday 8th August, between 11.00am - 4.00pm, where there will be 360 classic cars, a wide variety of traders, hot & cold food, our own real ale bar and a gin bar from Pizzeria Venezia, and a flypast from a BBMF Spitfire!
Posted: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 12:57 by admin
Unfortunately due to staff illness, we are unable to post our daily virtual garden tours until further notice.
We will update our website once we are able to resume them.
Posted: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 13:53 by admin
Rushden Library is open again 6 days a week.
Posted: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 10:50 by Admin
Further to the Notification of 21 July 2021, Highways England wishes to advise customers of their additional road closure plans for the A45 Chowns Mill Junction.
Work is on track to allow drivers to travel through the new A45 'half hamburger' island during September. Before it can open, new traffic signals and lighting have to be installed and resurfacing carried out.
To ensure the safety of road workers... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 10:54 by Admin
Information just received - Highways England - A6 South Bypass - vehicle fire
12pm 23 July 2021
We're aware of a vehicle on fire on the A6 (South) Bypass between the Chowns Mill roundabout and Rushden (Kimbolton Road roundabout)
Emergency services are dealing with the incident and traffic management of it.
As a result of the fire, we'll be carrying out emergency repairs to the road surface tonight, which... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 12:19 by Admin
Information received today regarding Stagecoach Bus fares in Rushden and Higham Ferrers.
Stagecoach will be making changes to fares in Higham Ferrers and Rushden and we wanted to keep you updated with what's happening.
You're probably now in the process of taking a big breath and preparing yourself to ask, "how much are fares going up by"?
But it's good news! People will be paying up to 45% less for travel... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 12:21 by Admin
Highways England wishes to advise customers of their road closure plans for the A45 Chowns Mill Junction.
Work is on track to allow drivers to travel through the new 'half hamburger' island during September. Before it can open, new traffic signals and lighting have to be installed and resurfacing carried out.
To ensure the safety of road workers and road users while the work is carried out, there will... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 09:18 by Admin
It's launch day for our Virtual Gardens Tours, and from today we will be releasing 1 Rushden garden per day (over the next couple of weeks) for you to tour virtually over on the Discover Rushden website.
Today's garden is titled 'Chez Oak'
'Chimney pots adorning an old metal window frame obtained from an empty factory'
Posted: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 14:00 by Michelle Lewis
Information received today from Northamptonshire HighwaysDear All,Cadent Gas are intending on installing a new gas connection on Church Street in Rushden.Due to the location of the connection, it will be necessary to close the section between Alfred Street and High Street for one day on the 22nd August 2021.The closure and diversion can be viewed here https://one.network/?tm=122684755
Posted: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 10:54 by Admin
Pat and Derek Knight of Rushden celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary.
Today, on behalf of Rushden Town Council, Town Mayor, Cllr Melanie Coleman surprised the anniversary couple at their home to congratulate them on reaching this fantastic milestone. And with thanks to their daughter Julie, we were able to share their beautiful and inspiring story with you all.
Pat (86) and Derek (88) have lived... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 12:51 by Michelle Lewis