Rushden high street's longstanding toy shop, Osborne's Sport & Toys celebrates its 65th Anniversary! Today also marks the 5 year anniversary of the passing of Jim Osborne, the much loved-founder.
Special 65th anniversary jigsaws have been commissioned to commemorate the milestone 65th year of trading. The jigsaws are on sale from today, with a donation from each one sold going to the local Rushden... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 16:19 by Michelle Lewis
The Eat Out to Help Out Scheme opens on Monday 3rd August 2020.
Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 14:36 by Michelle Lewis
Hall Park is looking so very beautiful in the sunshine today and it's set to be great weather for the duration of the weekend! ☀️
Mayor Cesare Marinaro visited Ang's Ices to thank her for her patience and hard work over the last few months (and of course, to have a sneaky 99 too!). Ang's unique order and delivery service was a real 'pick me up' for lots of families and even care homes during lockdown... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 11:52 by Michelle Lewis
We've had the brilliant news that Rushden Library will be reopening (with restrictions) on Monday - 3rd August.
They will be open for enquiries, pre-booked public computer use and a Select & Collect book borrowing service.
Rushden Libraries' initial opening hours will be Monday, Wednesday, Friday (10am - 4pm) and Saturday (10am - 2pm).
Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 09:23 by Michelle Lewis
East Northants Council launches new way to report fly tipping
Having seen how successful the What3Words app has been across the world, East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) is now encouraging anyone who wishes to report fly tipping across the district to use the app.
What3Words works using the principle that every 3m x 3m square of the world has been assigned an address of three words. For example one... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 11:24 by Michelle Lewis
picture framing shop, celebrates its 21st Anniversary!
Mayor Cesare Marinaro popped in to congratulate them on behalf of Rushden Town Council.
Steve Martin, owner of In The Frame, gave these comments, "We have enjoyed being part of Rushden's high street over the last twenty one years. We take pride in the services we offer and the products we sell and we are very thankful for our amazing and loyal customers... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 11:07 by Michelle Lewis
Information received today from Highways England - A45 Chowns Mill - Road closure notification.
Please be advised that Highways England will be carrying out overnight closures of the A45 / A6 Chowns Mill junction through August 2020.
The junction will be closed in phases to allow us to carry out drainage and ducting works throughout the junction.
The nightime closures are necessary for the safety of the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 11:16 by Admin
We encourage the residents of Rushden to report any criminal damage that they are witness to, or are aware of.
There are a number of ways you can do this;
In an emergency (if you feel someone is in immediate danger or you need support right away) always call 999
If you're deaf or hard of hearing, use textphone service 18000 or text on 999 if you've pre-registered with the emergency SMS service.
In a non-emergency... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 26 Jul 2020 07:00 by Michelle Lewis
Voting is now underway for this competition and the votes are coming in thick and fast.
Who will you vote for?
To cast your vote go to Bark in the Park Rushden Facebook Page @BarkintheParkRushden you have until Midday on Monday 27th July to like/love your favourite photo.
Good luck to the 14 finalists.
Posted: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 13:00 by Admin
Over the last few weeks it's been fantastic to see lots of the town's shops, salons, parlours, eateries and pubs reopening as part of the high street's phased return. It has been a long and frustrating wait, but we are sure it comes as a welcome relief to these businesses and their customers.
We'd like to thank Rushden businesses for the perseverance, resilience and adaptability they have shown throughout... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 08:00 by Michelle Lewis