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Our office Phone lines are down - power cut

Our office Phone lines are down - power cut

Due to a power cut, our phone lines are currently down. We do have access to our emails and social media accounts which we will monitor regularly, so please don't hesitate to contact us: michelle@rushdentowncouncil.gov.uk

We have been informed by the power company that the issue will be sorted by the end of the day today and our phone lines will be back up and running tomorrow morning, as normal.

Very... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:02 by Michelle Lewis

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Reopening Rushden - High Street shops visited by the Town Mayor

Reopening Rushden - High Street shops visited by the Town Mayor

It was great to see a bustling Rushden high street today, in the sunshine (busy, but not too busy), with smiles on the faces of both retailers and shoppers, Salons full of relieved clients, Barbers with queues, gym goers ready to train before doors open and youngsters looking jolly as they are able to browse new clothing trends.

Town Mayor, Cllr Melanie Coleman spent the morning welcoming back businesses... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 10:24 by Michelle Lewis

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Town Mayor shares words of condolence and Public condolence arrangements

STATEMENT FROM TOWN MAYOR, CLLR MELANIE COLMAN:

Rushden Town Council join with people across the country and globe in sharing their sadness of the passing of the late Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

The Flags at the War Memorial and Hall Park have been lowered to half mast in a mark of respect.

Unfortunately, due to updated Government guidelines, we have been advised not to create a physical Book of... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 17:02 by Michelle Lewis

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The Duke of Edinburgh

The Duke of Edinburgh

The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace has announced.

10th June 1921 - 9th April 2021

Rushden Town Council join with people across the country and globe in sharing their sadness of the passing of the late Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The Flags at the War Memorial and Hall Park have been lowered to half mast in a mark of respect.

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 12:50 by Michelle Lewis

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Mayor visits Valerie and Maurice Marsh for their Diamond Wedding Anniversary over the Easter Weekend

Mayor visits Valerie and Maurice Marsh for their Diamond Wedding Anniversary over the Easter Weekend

Valerie and Maurice Marsh of Rushden celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on Saturday 3rd April.

On behalf of Rushden Town Council, Town Mayor, Cllr Melanie Coleman, visited the couple to congratulate them on their fantastic milestone and to discover a bit more about their story…

Valerie and Maurice met in Bedford whilst working at Robinsons Rentals, in different departments. Maurice asked... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 12:30 by Michelle Lewis

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Highways England - A45 Chowns Mill - Road closure notification

 Highways England - A45 Chowns Mill - Road closure notification

Highways England reminds Drivers that the A45/A6 Chowns Mill junction in Northamptonshire is to be closed this weekend to allow extensive re-surfacing work to be carried out.

Highways England is investing £24 million to increase capacity at the roundabout which experiences severe congestion due to the amount of traffic on the A45 and A6, as well as local traffic accessing Higham Ferrers and Rushden.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 11:08 by Admin

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North Northamptonshire Council website officially launches today

North Northamptonshire Council website officially launches today

esidents of North Northamptonshire can look forward to a seamless customer experience when they visit the new unitary Council's website, which launched in its full form today.

Following a successful public test (called a beta) – an extensive testing phase allowing the Council to implement any necessary improvements ahead of launch – the public is being encouraged to visit the new site: ... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 16:47 by Michelle Lewis

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Notice of Elections

Notice of Elections

Elections are due to take place on 6th May 2021 for all seats on Rushden Town Council, North Northants Unitary Authority and the Police and Crime Commissioner.

For more information click on the links below.

The Council | Rushden Town Council

Town and parish council elections | Elections 2021 | East Northamptonshire Council (east-northamptonshire.gov.uk)

All nomination forms have to be returned by 8th April... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 16:34 by Michelle Lewis

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Easter Bunny Trail Competition

Easter Bunny Trail Competition

We have several Easter bunnies on the loose around Rushden and need help in locating them!

If you spot any of these mischievous rabbits, please take selfies with all 3 and email us with your photos to competitions@rushdentowncouncil.gov.uk

The first 10 entries to have captured all 3 bunnies will receive an Easter egg, awarded by Rushden's Town Mayor, Cllr Melanie Coleman.

*By sending us your photos,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 17:13 by Michelle Lewis

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