In light of recent circumstances regarding Coronavirus, a fantastic group has been set up on Facebook: 'Helping Out Higham & Rushden.'
This group has been setup to assist the community in coming together to help those in vulnerable positions.
Bryony Doughty, the founder of the group, is asking for volunteers to get in contact and help people most vulnerable to COVID-19 with things like; Shopping,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 17:29 by Michelle Lewis
In light of the current situation regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), After careful thought, Rushden Town Council has made the decision to cancel all bookings taking place at Rushden Hall until the end of April, with immediate effect. We will be regularly reviewing the situation, taking into account government guidance and will advise of any future changes as soon as we can. You can stay up to date... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 10:46 by Michelle Lewis
On Wednesday 4th March, Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold and Chief Constable Nick Adderley visited Rushden Hall to hold a public meeting to talk about policing, and hear the views of local people.
Stephen Mold shared a presentation on Keeping Northamptonshire Safer "Fit for the Future."
To conclude the presentation, the Commissioner and his Police colleagues put on a... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 12 Mar 2020 16:05 by Michelle Lewis
Rushden Town Council is pleased to announce that we have purchased six new defibrillators, which are currently being installed across the town.
The potentially life-saving defibrillators were partly funded by East Northamptonshire Council's 'Councillor Empowerment Fund,' along with member contributions towards the installation costs, and a kind donation of £100 from the Independent Wesleyan Church,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 12:27 by Michelle Lewis
The World Health Organisation has declared a public health emergency of international concern.
A coronavirus is a type of virus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world. Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.
Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new strain of coronavirus... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 Mar 2020 12:19 by Michelle Lewis
Interested in becoming a Councillor?
Do you care about Rushden?
Do you want to do something positive for your community?
Click on the link below to find out more...
Posted: Fri, 06 Mar 2020 11:38 by Michelle Lewis
Are you looking to gain employability skills and experience in the sport and leisure industry?
The new Volunteer Coach Academy offers young people aged 18 to 25 with a FREE training and development programme and the opportunity to volunteer in their local community. The academy will provide a bespoke programme of training which will equip each volunteer to take youth sports volunteering to an entirely... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 11:42 by Admin
Public meeting to let you have your say
Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold and the Chief Constable Nick Adderley are holding a public meeting to talk about policing and hear the views of local people.
Wednesday 4 March
Posted: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 17:10 by Michelle Lewis
Alert - The NEW polymer £20 note is in circulation.
From today the Bank of England has released the new £20 polymer note into circulation
• The old paper £20 notes can still be used.
• The Bank of England will give 6 months notice of the date you'll no longer be able to use the paper £20 note.
Posted: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 10:09 by Admin
And East Northamptonshire will walk 500,000 steps
Residents across East Northamptonshire are being urged to put their best foot forward and join East Northamptonshire Council's Active Communities and Freedom Leisure on Sunday 8 March from 9am to join in an attempt to walk 500,000 steps in aid of Sport Relief.
Starting at the entrance to the Greenway at Washbrook Rd in Rushden participants will join a... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 10:11 by Michelle Lewis