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Festive Competition for Children Launched

Festive Competition for Children Launched

Would your child/children like to be in with a chance of winning the popular boardgame 'Scrabble' to add to their collection?

If so, then enter our fun 'find the letters' competition...

1. Find the 14 letters in shop windows in Rushden Town

2. List shop with letter found

3. Discover the two words connected with Christmas

Screenshot answers and send to: competitions@rushdentowncouncil.gov.uk

Include their... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:35 by Michelle Lewis

Tags: News

Warm spaces in Rushden and Higham Ferrers

Warm spaces in Rushden and Higham Ferrers

Warm spaces in Rushden and Higham Ferrers:

All are welcome

In Rushden:
• Mondays: Salvation Army, 10am to 2pm
• Tuesdays: St Mary's Church, 10am to 2pm
• Wednesdays: the Wesleyan Church, High Street, 10.30am to 1.30pm
• Fridays: Rushden Town Council (Rushden Hall), 1.30 to 3.30pm

In Higham Ferrers:
• Tuesdays: Hope Methodist Church, 1 to 4pm
• Thursdays: St Mary's Church, 10am... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 11:46 by Michelle Lewis

Tags: News, events

Rushden Consultation for the Neighbourhood Plan Update

Rushden are calling upon the community to take part in a consultation for the Neighbourhood plan update

As part of the Neighbourhood Plan Update, the Town Council are calling upon the community to nominate Local Green Spaces and Local Heritage Assets. Nominations will be reviewed and considered to become part of the Neighbourhood Plan Update.

A Neighbourhood Plan Update is a mechanism for helping communities, including both residents and businesses, influence the planning of the area in which they live... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Nov 2022 11:25 by Michelle Lewis

Tags: News, Planning

***ROAD CLOSURE - CROWN WAY, RUSHDEN***

***ROAD CLOSURE - CROWN WAY, RUSHDEN***

***ROAD CLOSURE - CROWN WAY, RUSHDEN***

The road will be closed on 9th December 2022 for maintenance and upgrade works to a telecoms mast.

Please see attached a plan showing the extent of the closure and the proposed diversion route.

Posted: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 10:26 by Admin

Tags: News

Rushden Christmas Lights Switch-On 2022 Lineup released

Rushden Christmas Lights Switch-On 2022 Lineup released

The countdown is on for Rushden's Christmas Lights Switch-on event in Rushden High Street.

The lights are currently be put up by Rushden Town Council staff and volunteers ready for this Saturday's spectacular.

With activities including Santa's grotto, real reindeer local traders and food stalls, with a soundtrack from Beat Route Radio giving the town some festive cheer.

The Snow Lion will be making a... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 14:48 by Michelle Lewis

Tags: News

***ROAD CLOSURE - RUSHDEN HIGH STREET***

***ROAD CLOSURE - RUSHDEN HIGH STREET***

***ROAD CLOSURE - RUSHDEN HIGH STREET***

Rushden High Street road will be closed for our Christmas Lights Switch-on event on Saturday 26th November from 6.30am-8pm. Please do not park on the High Street overnight on Friday 25th as any vehicles that are left after 6.30am on Saturday morning will be towed.

Posted: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 14:38 by Michelle Lewis

Tags: News

Rushden marks Remembrance Sunday with the return of the parade and a poignant service

Rushden marks Remembrance Sunday with the return of the parade and a poignant service

Rushden marks Remembrance Sunday with the return of the parade and a poignant service

After two years of scaled down Remembrance commemorations due to the pandemic, Rushden Remembrance Day parade made an impressive return.

Rushden gathered on Sunday 13th November to mark Remembrance Day with an exceptionally well attended parade, which this year started at Rushden Hall and then processed to attend a... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 11:22 by Michelle Lewis

Tags: News

My Christmas Wish 2022

My Christmas Wish 2022

MY CHRISTMAS WISH 2022

My Christmas Wish is back for the 8th year!

It's that time of year when we start making plans for collecting and distributing toys for our annual My Christmas Wish Toy Appeal, for deserving local families now in our 8th year.

Last year My Christmas Wish delivered to 95 families, giving 195 children a bag of Christmas presents each. And this year there will be even more of a need.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 13:02 by Michelle Lewis

Tags: News

Rushden Matters Winter 2022 edition out now

Rushden Matters Winter 2022 edition out now

Rushden Matters Winter 2022 edition is out now.If you haven't received your printed copy through the post, please get in contact with us: info@rushdentowncouncil.gov.ukA digital version is also available on our website: Rushden Matters winter 2022 FINAL (rushdentowncouncil.gov.uk)

Posted: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 11:38 by Michelle Lewis

Tags: News, Newsletters

Rushden Hall's warm welcome for opening of community warm rooms

Rushden Hall's warm welcome for opening of community warm rooms

Last Friday, Rushden Town Council launched its Warm Rooms initiative which are to be held on Fridays afternoons from 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm.

Several members of the community attended the opening where they were greeted and welcomed by councillors and staff and invited into the Panelled Room for refreshments at Rushden Hall.

Town Councillor, Janet Pinnock described the council's first warm rooms event as... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 15:03 by Michelle Lewis

Tags: News

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