We have launched a small website: www.shoprushden.co.uk in order to help promote Rushden shops and businesses who are offering delivery, collection and alternative services over this next lockdown period and the lead up to Christmas.
Please check out what alternative services Rushden shops are offering and keep shopping local this Christmas. It's vitally important that we all support our local shops... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 04 Nov 2020 17:41 by Michelle Lewis
Safe At Home Sunday Remembrance - United From A Distance
There shall be a short, closed service to mark Remembrance Day this Sunday, which we will be broadcasting live from 10.45am on the Rushden Town Council Facebook page.
Please pay tribute to all those who served and sacrificed, by watching the live event from from the safety of your homes and join in with the national moment of silence at 11am, on... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 04 Nov 2020 13:27 by Michelle Lewis
Councillors and staff are deeply saddened by the loss of Councillor Ron Pinnock who died on Friday, 30 October following a period of illness.
Our sincere condolences and thoughts are with his wife, family and friends at this very sad time.
The union flag flies at half-mast at the Memorial Gardens, Rushden, as a mark of respect for this long-serving councillor.
Councillor Pinnock, as former Mayor of Rushden... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 15:46 by Michelle Lewis
Highways England - A45 Chowns Mill - Project update and revised road closure information
Posted: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 10:06 by Admin
Ghoulish greetings from the Rushden Cyclists!
Rushden Town Council wish everyone a fun and safe Halloween!
Don't forget our Pumpkin Hunt and Best Costume Competition! For more info follow the link
Posted: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 16:07 by Michelle Lewis
Community Grant for Rushden Swimming Club
Rushden Swimming Club, based at the Splash Leisure Pool on Station Road, are an excellent community group who have been very successful in teaching many youngsters to swim, even producing several local swimming champions.
Due to the restrictions caused by social distancing, the Splash Pool has had to limit the amount of members attending at any one time. This... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 09:06 by Michelle Lewis
At the beginning of the month, Rushden residents Angela & Colin West, celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary. On behalf of Rushden Town Council, Mayor Melanie Coleman and the Mayor's Consort, Cllr David Coleman, gave the couple a socially distanced visit in their beautiful garden, to congratulate them on a fantastic fifty year milestone and to discover a bit more about the couple's story.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 11:52 by Michelle Lewis
Once again, Rushden businesses and residents are going above and beyond for their community, this time offering help to struggling families on low incomes with free meals for children throughout the school holidays.
We have started a list below of the businesses and community groups that we are aware of, but if you know of any locally, please tag them in the comments below and we will get them on the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 15:09 by Michelle Lewis
Rushden Town Council have teamed up with the Rushden and Higham Rainbows group and Higham Ferrers Town Council to bring the children of both towns a Spooktacular Halloween, with a Pumpkin Hunt and Halloween Costume Competition, starting this Saturday! Costume competition:
• Dress up in your scariest, spookiest Halloween costumes
• Take a photos whilst out on the Rushden & Higham Pumpkin... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 15:37 by Michelle Lewis
We are very disappointed to report that anti- social behavior at Rushden Hall has resulted in four windows being smashed. This incident occurred on Monday evening at 6.00pm, it has been recorded by CCTV and we will be working with the Police to catch the culprits. The damage has amounted to over £1500 and the crime has now been reported as criminal damage and we will be pursuing compensation... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 16:01 by Michelle Lewis