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Highways England - A6 South Bypass - vehicle fire

Information just received - Highways England - A6 South Bypass - vehicle fire

12pm 23 July 2021

We're aware of a vehicle on fire on the A6 (South) Bypass between the Chowns Mill roundabout and Rushden (Kimbolton Road roundabout)

Emergency services are dealing with the incident and traffic management of it.

As a result of the fire, we'll be carrying out emergency repairs to the road surface tonight, which... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 12:19 by Admin

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Stagecoach Bus fares in Rushden and Higham Ferrers

Information received today regarding Stagecoach Bus fares in Rushden and Higham Ferrers.

Stagecoach will be making changes to fares in Higham Ferrers and Rushden and we wanted to keep you updated with what's happening.

You're probably now in the process of taking a big breath and preparing yourself to ask, "how much are fares going up by"?

But it's good news! People will be paying up to 45% less for travel... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 12:21 by Admin

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A45 Chowns Mill - Road Closure Notification

A45 Chowns Mill - Road Closure Notification

Highways England wishes to advise customers of their road closure plans for the A45 Chowns Mill Junction.

Work is on track to allow drivers to travel through the new 'half hamburger' island during September. Before it can open, new traffic signals and lighting have to be installed and resurfacing carried out.

To ensure the safety of road workers and road users while the work is carried out, there will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 09:18 by Admin

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It's launch day for our Virtual Gardens Tours

It's launch day for our Virtual Gardens Tours

It's launch day for our Virtual Gardens Tours, and from today we will be releasing 1 Rushden garden per day (over the next couple of weeks) for you to tour virtually over on the Discover Rushden website.

Today's garden is titled 'Chez Oak'

'Chimney pots adorning an old metal window frame obtained from an empty factory'

Please check out this imaginative garden here:https://www.discoverrushden.co.uk/chez-oak... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 14:00 by Michelle Lewis

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Road Closure - Church Street, Rushden 22nd August 2021

Road Closure - Church Street, Rushden 22nd August 2021

Information received today from Northamptonshire HighwaysDear All,Cadent Gas are intending on installing a new gas connection on Church Street in Rushden.Due to the location of the connection, it will be necessary to close the section between Alfred Street and High Street for one day on the 22nd August 2021.The closure and diversion can be viewed here https://one.network/?tm=122684755

Posted: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 10:54 by Admin

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Mayor’s surprise visit for the knight’s Blue Sapphire Wedding Anniversary

Mayor’s surprise visit for the knight’s Blue Sapphire Wedding Anniversary

Pat and Derek Knight of Rushden celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary.

Today, on behalf of Rushden Town Council, Town Mayor, Cllr Melanie Coleman surprised the anniversary couple at their home to congratulate them on reaching this fantastic milestone. And with thanks to their daughter Julie, we were able to share their beautiful and inspiring story with you all.

Pat (86) and Derek (88) have lived... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 12:51 by Michelle Lewis

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Highways England - A45 Chowns Mill - Revised Road Closure Notification

Highways England - A45 Chowns Mill - Revised Road Closure Notification

Highways England wishes to advise customers of their new and revised road closure plans.The closures are necessary to safely carry out improvement works at the A45 Chowns Mill junctionPlease see the amended planned road closure schedule.

Posted: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 09:38 by Admin

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Highways England - A45 Chowns Mill - Project Update and Road Closure Information

Highways England - A45 Chowns Mill - Project Update and Road Closure Information

Posted: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 10:22 by Admin

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National Thank You Day - 4th July

National Thank You Day  - 4th July

This Sunday is the nation's first ever Thank You Day!

So many have kept us going through the last year, whether it's colleagues, family & friends or even businesses and community groups.

Do you have someone you'd like to thank this Thank You Day? Nominate an overlooked hero for us to share over our social media.

The first 10 nominations will also receive a recorded 'thank you' video message from Town... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 11:20 by Michelle Lewis

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John and Ann Beal's Diamond Wedding Anniversary

John and Ann Beal's Diamond Wedding Anniversary

Congratulations to John and Ann Beal who celebrated their Diamond Wedding Anniversary last Thursday!Town Mayor, Cllr Melanie Coleman dropped by to congratulate the couple after a service they attended at St Mary's Church. A surprise organised by a friend of the couple.What a fantastic milestone to reach, we wish you all the very best!

Posted: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 15:52 by Michelle Lewis

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