Firstly can we say once again that we have been blown away with the amount of entries that we received for our Bark in the Park 'Lockdown Memories with your Pet' Competition.
We have now made the decision for our finalists, as i'm sure you can all imagine it wasn't an easy task trying to decide who would be our 10 finalists, in fact we couldn't do it, and therefore we have 14 finalists.
Voting will begin... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 23 Jul 2020 12:22 by Admin
Face masks will become mandatory in shops across England as of Friday 24th July. East Northants Council have issued the below posters to help shops inform their customers of this new legislation.
If you'd like a poster to display in your shop, please pop in and pick one up from Rushden Town Council Offices, Rushden Hall at Hall Park. You'll find them at the entrance, on the table behind the first set... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 14:59 by Michelle Lewis
Following their compulsory closure in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, leisure facilities owned by East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) will start to re-open from Saturday 25 July.
The three leisure centres across the district, which are run by Freedom Leisure on behalf of ENC, will re-open, though customers can expect to see some changes to opening hours, programme timetables and services on offer... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 14:15 by Michelle Lewis
It is with great pleasure that Rushden & Higham Rugby Club return to rugby operations at Manor Park. Over the previous few months some fantastic volunteers have worked hard transforming the club house space into a welcoming area for its members, with the refurbishment of not only the outside, but inside too.
The club is actively seeking new members, you can either just join as a social member (any... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 09:43 by Michelle Lewis
Rushden T.E. Brown Butchers ‘Saturday Lad’ develops innovative shopping app for his old firm during lockdown.
We can all agree that the pandemic has changed and challenged the business landscape and the way consumers shop, possibly forever or at least the foreseeable future.
T.E. Brown Butcher shop based on Rushden high street, remained open throughout lockdown to provide fresh meats, cooked meats, home cooked meals and fruit and veg to the residents of Rushden.
Tim Brown, the owner of T.E. Brown spoke to Julie... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 15:39 by Michelle Lewis
Good Morning Everyone,
Firstly, we would just like to thank each and every one of you who entered into our Bark in the Park 'Lockdown Memories with your Pet' Competition. We have been totally blown away by the amount of entries that we received and the judges now have an extremely hard decision of shortlisting the entries down to 10 finalists for the public vote.
Because of the sheer volume of entries,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 10:00 by Admin
Northamptonshire Sport has been working with the COVID-19 Education cell at NCC to provide an online search portal for families to find school holiday activities for their children. We have some exciting opportunities for you to promote to support this.
To go alongside this, for those organisations looking to include or focus specifically on Physical Activity within their summer programme, Northamptonshire... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 11:22 by Michelle Lewis
Our play areas are now open!Some equipment has been removed to adhere to social distancing guidelines set out by the government.We are working within these guidelines and our play areas are being routinely cleaned, especially regular touch points.The hygienic use of the play equipment in between any cleaning, will be the responsibility of the users and it is recommended that any users follow the government... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:10 by Michelle Lewis
You may spot a few new residents dotted around Rushden this week… In recognition of our Rushden Garden Competition and 'The Best Scarecrow/Flowerpot Person' category, some of our councillors and staff have been getting creative!
With the good weather and time in lockdown, we imagine that lots of you will have taken the opportunity to get a garden project of some kind on the go, and if you haven't... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:05 by Michelle Lewis
Lockdown Pet Photo Competition
🐶🐱 We have received over 70+ entries for our Bark in The Park Lockdown Memories with your Pets Competition🐱🐶
With just under a week to go you still have time to send your photos in for a chance to win £40 worth of vouchers.
Whether your pet be a snake or a sheep, a chicken or a cat, all entries welcome.
Closing date for entries is 15th July. A panel of Judges... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 10:47 by Admin