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Notice of Vacancy in office of Councillor

Rushden Town Council

Rushden Bates Ward

Notice is hereby given

that due to the death of Councillor David Jenney, a vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor for Rushden Town Council, Rushden Bates Ward.

If by 14th February 2023 (14 days after the date of this notice excluding Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays), a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made in writing to the Proper Officer,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 11:05 by Tracey Macleavy

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Rushden Town Council Commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

Rushden Town Council Commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

Last Friday, Rushden Town Council Councillors and members of the community paid tribute and marked Holocaust Memorial Day at the Rushden War Memorial.

The day was commemorated with a poem led by Rushden Town Mayor, Cllr Adrian Winkle and candles were lit to remember all those affected by the holocaust and all genocides that have taken place around the world.

'Holocaust Memorial Day provides us with an... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Jan 2023 11:42 by Tracey Macleavy

Tags: Mayor, News

Mayor's Awards 2022 - 2023

Mayor's Awards 2022 - 2023

Rushden Town Council is seeking nominations for the Mayor's Awards for Services to the Community for the year 2022 / 2023. 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... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Jan 2023 11:00 by Michelle Lewis

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

Rushden Town Council will be holding a short service to observe Holocaust Memorial Day on Friday 27th January 2023 at 11.00am, at the Rushden War Memorial.

There will be a short reading, one minute of silence and the lighting of a candle. We would welcome anyone who wishes to attend this service to remember the Holocaust and all subsequent acts of genocide.

Posted: Fri, 06 Jan 2023 10:40 by Michelle Lewis

Tags: News, events

Improved Tennis Court Booking System at Spencer Park

Improved Tennis Court Booking System at Spencer Park

IMPROVED TENNIS COURT BOOKING SYSTEM AT SPENCER PARK

The tennis courts at Spencer Park, Rushden will soon be operating a new booking and access system starting in the Spring of 2023. In partnership with The LTA, Rushden Town Council has secured grant funding to enable a new Smartgate entry system to be installed on both sets of tennis courts.

This is an exciting development and will provide a much improved... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Jan 2023 11:59 by Michelle Lewis

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Council mourns loss of town councillor

Council mourns loss of town councillor

Council mourns loss of town councillor

Councillors and staff were deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Councillor David Jenney on 26th December 2022.

Councillor Jenney had been a member of RushdenTown Council since 2007 and had been Chairman of both the Planning Consultative Committee and Policy and Resources Committee during that time. He was also Town Mayor for Rushden in 2013/2014 and performed this... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Dec 2022 10:45 by Michelle Lewis

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***WHAT TO DO TO HELP SOMEONE WHO IS HOMELESS***

***WHAT TO DO TO HELP SOMEONE WHO IS HOMELESS***

***WHAT TO DO TO HELP SOMEONE WHO IS HOMELESS***Encompass Charity (Rushden) has put together some great advice and signposting below...

SERVICES THAT CAN HELP

Report via Streetlink which is forwarded to the local authority: https://www.streetlink.org.uk/

● Contact the NN Rough Sleeper Team - 01536 464630 or email roughsleepingteam@northnorthants.gov.uk

● Details help the outreach team! - Gender, age,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Dec 2022 11:51 by Michelle Lewis

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We Are Hiring - Communications & Engagement Officer

We Are Hiring - Communications & Engagement Officer

Rushden Town Council is looking for a Communications and Engagement Officer (30 hours) - LC2 Scale 18-23 (£27,344 - £30,151) pro-rata.

You will be a creative and flexible communications professional who will use your skills to develop and implement internal and external communications campaigns to engage with a wide range of stakeholders including residents, community groups, local authorities... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 10:22 by Michelle Lewis

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Rushden Town Council launch Christmas Hamper Competition

Rushden Town Council launch Christmas Hamper Competition


With Christmas on the horizon, Rushden Town Council wants to do all it can to support independent businesses within the town and encourage people to shop local and have launched its Christmas Hamper Competition. It's a chance for members of the community to win a luxury hamper, filled with hand-selected gifts from many of Rushden's high street shops.

A spokesperson for Rushden Town Council said, "We... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 16:45 by Michelle Lewis

Tags: News, events

Lights and smiles lit up Rushden

Lights and smiles lit up Rushden

Saturday saw many people visit Rushden Town Council's Christmas Lights Switch-on event in the High Street.

Luckily the weather stayed dry and mild as the community came together for a day of festive fun with local businesses, fun fair and an array of entertainment, both on and off the stage.

Santa and his real Reindeer proved as popular as ever and the Snow Lion and Bubble Lady were a fantastic addition... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:40 by Michelle Lewis

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