Rushden Town Council annually allocates a sum of money to help local organisations to support the local community by way of Community Grants. However, because of Covid-19, we understand that many local charities and organisations are now struggling to meet their day-to-day running costs. In response to this, we are offering emergency 'battle fund' grants to help local groups continue their invaluable... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 15:59 by Michelle Lewis
East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) is set to re-open its doors at The Rushden Centre following the coronavirus pandemic. Customer service representatives will return on Monday, 17 August, with visitors requiring a face-to-face meeting being ask to make an appointment via a booking system.
Anyone requesting a face-to-face service will be asked a series of questions to identify how staff can best help... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 13:38 by Michelle Lewis
As we approach VJ Day 75 this Saturday, join us as we remember and recognise all those who served and sacrificed in the Far East and ultimately brought an end to the Second World War.
Visit Royal British Legion's website and share your story or message of thanks on their interactive map. ➡️ https://www.britishlegion.org.uk/…/rememb…/vj-day/vj-day-map
Posted: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 11:32 by Michelle Lewis
Organised Fitness/Dance classes in Rushden Parks:
We are aware a lot of groups are now using our parks to run either fitness or dance classes and we would like to advise that you do require permission from Rushden Town Council to do this.
As the land owner of these parks, we have a responsibility to ensure organised activities are run in a safe, professional manner and we do require certain information... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 11:34 by Michelle Lewis
Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 11:00 by Michelle Lewis
Rushden has some brilliant businesses and community groups that provide fantastic entertainment, activities and days out for children and families, plus there are so many great places to visit in and around Rushden, perfect for little adventures over the summer holidays.
We've compiled a list below, but if you have any other ideas, please feel free to email us so we can share with other families that... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 13:51 by Michelle Lewis
A message from the Registration Service at Northamptonshire County Council:
With effect from the 8th August there is new guidance on the use of face coverings. Please see the new guidance below:
Face coverings will be required in places of worship. This applies to guests at weddings and civil partnership ceremonies including those taking place in register offices or other approved venues. Face coverings... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 14:59 by Michelle Lewis
Worzel met up with some of his Rushden scarecrow friends today, who scarily share a resemblance to Mayor Cesare Marinaro and Deputy Mayor Melanie Coleman (Aunt Sally) don't you think? They had a good chat about the Rushden Garden Competition as they toured around Rushden on a 1940's tractor, even taking a look at some plants at Thing-Me-Jigz!
Thank you to everyone who put some coins into the Mayor's... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 15:14 by Michelle Lewis
Rushden high street's longstanding toy shop, Osborne's Sport & Toys celebrates its 65th Anniversary! Today also marks the 5 year anniversary of the passing of Jim Osborne, the much loved-founder.
Special 65th anniversary jigsaws have been commissioned to commemorate the milestone 65th year of trading. The jigsaws are on sale from today, with a donation from each one sold going to the local Rushden... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 16:19 by Michelle Lewis
The Eat Out to Help Out Scheme opens on Monday 3rd August 2020.
Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 14:36 by Michelle Lewis