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
Date for your diary 📔: Recovery Through Enterprise Business Festival 22.02-28.02 🗓
For all your business top tips and support this year! A series of podcasts, webinars and conferences designed to help our local community 😊
For more information and the schedule of events please follow this link 👉 https://recoverythroughenterprise.co.uk/business-festival/A virtual festival will be held from... Read More »>
Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 10:19 by Michelle Lewis
The Rushden Cyclists are spreading the love this Valentine's ❤️
Posted: Sun, 14 Feb 2021 09:19 by Michelle Lewis
A45 / A6 Chowns Mill improvement work – weekend closures
Over the past year, we've made good progress on our work to improve the A45/A6 Chowns Mill Roundabout. Once complete, the improvements will reduce congestion, improve safety and provide better crossing facilities for pedestrians and cyclists.
To safely complete the surfacing of the roundabout, we will need to close it and the roads approaching... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 11:57 by Admin
It is with great sadness that we have been informed of the passing of a former Rushden Mayor, Tony Helsdown.
Bruno, as he was known in the town, was Mayor of Rushden from 2007 to 2008, with his late wife Peggy at his side. The Mayoral robes were gifted to the town by Bruno.
He was a great character and had a story for every subject and his love of the town was displayed by his generosity and support... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 09:23 by Michelle Lewis
Voluntary and community sector organisations across East Northants are reminded that they could be eligible for funding to help them with their work.
East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) helped nearly 30 community projects and groups between October and December 2020 with funding advice for a variety of projects, including building repairs, improvements to community facilities and making buildings Covid-19... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 12:43 by Michelle Lewis
Following the sad death of Councillor Ron Pinnock on 30th October 2020, a Casual Vacancy was declared to East Northants Council and a Notice of Vacancy was produced by ENC on 17th December 2020 (Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972). This vacancy was duly advertised by Rushden Town Council on their notice boards and website and was also advertised by ENC on their website. No poll was claimed... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 11:29 by Michelle Lewis
East Northamptonshire Council is seeking the views of interested parties on the pre-submission version of the district's Local Plan.
The Local Plan sets out planning policies for East Northamptonshire and helps to shape new housing opportunities and deliver community and green infrastructure to support future growth. It will also help to ensure future planning applications including up to date policy... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 11:27 by Michelle Lewis
Highways England - A45 Chowns Mill - Revised and updated road closure notification.
Due to the forecast adverse weather conditions, the previously advertised closure of the A6 between Chowns Mill and Irthlingborough has been cancelled.
A further review will take place on Wednesday as to whether the Thursday night and weekend closures will proceed.
Please see the revised and updated road closure.
Posted: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 15:35 by Admin
Rough Sleeper Severe Weather Provision
This facility is only for rough sleepers currently in the East Northamptonshire District. All Local Authorities are required to operate a rough sleeper provision therefore rough sleepers in other areas should contact their local council for assistance.
Due to the current severe weather, the Council has activated it's Severe Weather Scheme for rough sleepers. This... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 09:09 by Admin