Rushden Town Council Review 2020/2021
This Council year has obviously been very different from previous years. We all went into lockdown in March 2020. The offices and Rushden Hall were closed and our staff had to adapt to working from home. Our Grounds Maintenance, Park inspection and maintenance staff were fortunately still able to operate under strict Covid guidelines. It has been difficult and challenging... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 11:07 by Michelle Lewis
Northamptonshire Highways will be carrying out road repairs using our Thermal unit Thursday and Friday (March 4/5) this week.
We will keep the road open for access as we appreciate how important this is to you.
Please allow a little extra time for your journey.
Thermal creates a permanent repair quickly and cost effectively.
I have attached information about the method of repair and please feel free to... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 09:51 by Admin
We are pleased to announce that two phone boxes in Rushden have been transformed into life saving defibrillators.
The new defibrillators have been installed inside unused phone boxes, one on Haddon Close, off Barnwell Drive and another on Upper Queen Street, opposite the Premier shop.
Defibrillators are medical devices that help and support a rescue for a patient in cardiac arrest, working to restore... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 09:15 by Michelle Lewis
From today, Rushden, Higham Ferrers and Wellingborough will host a Voi e-scooter trial, giving its residents a new, green, accessible and socially distanced way of travel, particularly useful for journeys from one to three miles.
While Covid restrictions are in place, e-scooters enable key workers to make the necessary journeys without going on public transport or jumping on a car.
Initially, there will... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 09:59 by Michelle Lewis
🏴Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus
Happy St David's Day 🏴
From the Rushden cyclists 🚴 🚴
Posted: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 10:55 by Michelle Lewis
Rushden Town Council are working closely with East Northants Council and local residents in Glenfield Close, Rushden to help identify potential dog fouling offenders.
The Authority has received a number of complaints from local residents about the persistent dog fouling not being picked up after one or more dogs in the local area.
An Officer from the Council has put up signs and sprayed the offending... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 08:20 by Michelle Lewis
Highways England reminds Drivers planning essential journeys this weekend to allow extra time if planning to travel through the A45/A6 Chowns Mill junction in Northamptonshire.
The roundabout is to be closed this weekend to allow extensive re-surfacing work to be carried out. There will also be a full weekend closure from 12 to 15 March. Once completed, drivers will notice smoother and quieter journeys... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 11:25 by Admin
Highways England - A45 Chowns Mill - CANCELLED weekend Closure
Due to unforeseen circumstances, we've postponed this weekend's full closure of the A45/A6 Chowns Mill roundabout.
Next weekend's closures will still go ahead as planned.
We'll fully close the A45/A6 Chowns Mill roundabout on weekend of 12 to 14 March to complete the resurfacing work.
We'll write out to you closer to the time to confirm all... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 12:26 by Admin
We're working hard to complete the A45 Chowns Mill Improvement work as safely and quickly as possible. Work is progressing well and we remain on track to complete the work by Winter 2021/2022.
Unfortunately, we need to delay the re-opening of Station Road (A5028) to late-April 2021. We recognise that this may be frustrating, please be assured that we're working hard to complete the work at this location... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 11:37 by Admin
During the day this week we will continue to work on kerbing, drainage and preparing for laying Tarmac this weekend. The road sweeper will be present during the day across all areas
There will be minimal nighttime work during the week, however we will have a closure of the southern half of the roundabout on Wednesday & Thursday to prepare for the forthcoming weekend works.
At the weekend, (weather... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 09:33 by Admin