The sun shone warmly and a large crowd of the local community celebrated the Coronation on Sunday in the Walled Garden, Hall Park. Families brought along picnic's and enjoyed brass band music from the Rushden Town Band whilst Beat Route Radio provided extra entertainment. Rush 2The Den provided a craft tent for the children and ice creams were available to purchase. The crowd stood to a rendition of... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 May 2023 12:56 by Tracey Macleavy
Join the fun and build a royal themed Scarecrow to commemorate the Coronation of King Charles III. Create a unique and interesting Coronation inspired Scarecrow that can be displayed in your front garden, in a window or on a step or driveway. You chose where.
This fun and enjoyable project will be a memorable experience for young and old.
Let's have your pictures.
Posted: Wed, 03 May 2023 12:47 by Tracey Macleavy
Rushden Town Council would like to invite the people of Rushden to attend the Big Lunch picnic to celebrate the Coronation of his Majesty, King Charles III.
Tens of thousands of people across the nation are expected to gather for His and Her Majesty's Coronation bringing communities, neighbours, and the nation together in friendship and celebration while also celebrating the historic occasion.
Rushden... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 May 2023 11:56 by Tracey Macleavy
On the evening of the 18th April 2023 the annual Mayor's Awards Ceremony took place at Rushden Hall. The Town Mayor, Cllr Adrian Winkle, honoured four people of Rushden for their Services to the Community.
The Mayor's Awards for Services to the Community for 2022 - 2023 were presented to;
- Mrs Irene Blanchard
- Mrs Hilda Evans
- Emily Pellicci
- Mr Derek Hack
Details of the nominations for each of the winners can... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Apr 2023 09:15 by admin
There will be a national test of the UK's new Emergency Alerts system on Sunday April 23rd at 15:00.
The test alert will be sent to most mobile phones across the UK. Devices will make a distinct, siren-like sound for up to 10 seconds, including on phones switched to silent mode. Phones will also vibrate and display a message about the test. You can hear an example of what the test will look and sound... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 17 Apr 2023 13:31 by Admin
Save the date!
Rushden's Soap Box Derby is happening Sunday June 4th, 2023 in Hall Park. Grab your team mates and raid your sheds and garages. Its time to get creative and allow your imagination to run away with itself.
Posted: Fri, 07 Apr 2023 15:51 by Tracey Macleavy
Councillors and staff were greatly saddened by the sudden loss of Clive Wood who passed away on Wednesday 29th March 2023.
Clive, had been a member of Rushden Town Council since it was formed in 2000, until 2015. Clive was the first Town Mayor of Rushden and retained this role from 2000-2002. He was well known and highly respected throughout the town, where he was ward member for the Spencer ward.
One... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 31 Mar 2023 17:01 by admin
We are pleased to announce that the 'Wellibus' trial door-to-door service will start on Monday 3rd April 2023.
This offers FREE travel for people with a concessionary (older and disabled people) bus pass
Call on 01933 223636, 9am-2.30 pm Monday to Friday to find out more.
The new Dial-a-Ride, door-to-door minibus service is wheelchair friendly and fully accessible for those with mobility needs.
- book up... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Mar 2023 11:42 by Tracey Macleavy
On Monday 13th March 2023 the Town Mayor, Cllr Adrian Winkle, Rushden Town Councillors and members of the community attended a short service at the War Memorial in Rushden, to observe Commonwealth Day.
The Mayor read the Commonwealth Affirmation and the Commonwealth flag was raised to celebrate 56 countries nurturing friendship and co-operation around the world.
Posted: Tue, 14 Mar 2023 11:22 by admin
Rushden Town Council has launched the Friends Of Rushden Hall Community Group to provide a comfortable space for the residents of the town to socialise.
The free Group runs on Friday afternoons at Rushden Hall, providing a welcoming space for visitors to socialise whilst enjoying activities such as bingo, and table-top board games, along with complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits. The Rushden Yarn... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 11 Mar 2023 12:52 by Tracey Macleavy