Rushden's Soap Box Derby will be held on 9 June 2019 in Hall Park. Build your own Soap Box and come along and join in the fun.
There will be a full week of events running from 8 June to 16 June. Brochures with full Programme of Events will be available from May onwards. Keep your eyes open for more details!
Rules and Entry Forms for the Soap Box Derby here!
Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 11:16 by admin
Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP)
Rough Sleeper Severe Weather Provision
Night time temperatures are due to increase above zero. As a result the Council has de-activated it's Severe Weather Scheme for rough sleepers.
Despite the closure of East Northamptonshire's provision. If you, or someone you are aware of, are facing the prospect of rough sleeping please call the council's housing options... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 10:05 by Admin
Rushden Town Council is seeking nominations for the Mayor's Awards for Services to the Community for the year 2018 / 2019. 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: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 13:39 by admin
Sent on behalf of East Northamptonshire Council.
Rough Sleeper Severe Weather Provision.This facility is only for rough sleepers currently in the East Northamptonshire District. All Local Authoritites are required to operate a rough sleeper provision therefore rough sleepers in other areas should contact their local council for assistance.
Due to the current severe weather, the Council has activated... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 09:29 by Admin
A stretch of one of Northamptonshire's busiest roads will close for eight months for major rail works. The westbound section of the A45 Higham Road, between Rushden and Wellingborough, will close to traffic on February 4.
All traffic will use the eastbound section in a contraflow system until the A45 fully re-opens on October 16. The railway bridge on the westbound section - which is lower than the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 09:44 by Admin
NOTIFICATION OF ADVANCE IMPROVEMENT WORKS-A45 / A6 CHOWNS MILL ROUNDABOUT
Advance work to the existing carriageway on the A45 / AS Chowns Mill roundabout. This is essential preparatory work for our main Chowns Mill roundabout improvement scheme, scheduled for early 2020. The work will involve the installation of new duct crossings under the carriageway for utility and telecom providers. site clearance... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:43 by Admin
Come along to the Greenway between Crown Park and Asda and help litter pick the route, 'seed bomb' the verges and place bird/bee boxes on some of the trees on Saturday 9th March 2019. More information to follow. So save the date!
Posted: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:42 by Admin
NN10 Get Together Rushden to Higham Ferrers 5k on Sunday 24th March 2019
Rushden and Higham Ferrers Town Councils are pleased to launch a 5k social run across Rushden and Higham Ferrers on Sunday 24th March at 9am. The NN10 Rushden to Higham Ferrers 5k starts and finishes at Rushden Station and Transport Museum and its aims are to create a strong sense of community by attracting a cross section of local... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:40 by Admin
Budding artists and writers of all ages are being urged to enter a unique competition to have their design displayed on a local tunnel to commemorate the heritage of Rushden.
East Northamptonshire Council, in partnership with Nenescape and Heritage Lottery, are asking local residents to design the Washbrook Road tunnel mural by creating an image which showcases the history and heritage of Rushden or... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:39 by admin
Where will you be sleeping on Friday 25 January 2019?
According to the latest figures (collected in the autumn of 2017 and published in January 2018), 4,751 people were sleeping rough in England. The figure has been rising for the past 7 years.
The East Midlands region has seen an increase of 23% in rough sleeping since 2016 compared with a national increase of 15%.
All the signs are that the figures... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 12:06 by Admin