John and Betty Shooter of Rushden celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on Thursday 24th September.
On behalf of Rushden Town Council, the newly appointed Mayor, Mrs Melanie Coleman gave the couple a socially distanced doorstep visit to congratulate them on their fantastic milestone and to discover a bit more about their story…
John, who's an ex service man told the Mayor a charming account... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 11:21 by Michelle Lewis
Rushden Lakes are delighted to announce that they will be hosting a 'Virtual Jobs Fair' as part of their Recruit Rushden Lakes programme, which will be hosted on Twitter in collaboration with the DWP and The Crown Estate. To get involved visit their twitter page between 10am & 12pm to hear about job vacancies at Rushden Lakes, jobs in the local area, interview guidance, PLUS information on how... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:35 by Michelle Lewis
As the Prime Minister announced last week, certain venues/businesses will have a legal duty to ask all customers and visitors to provide contact details, and to display an official NHS QR code poster so that customers and visitors can check into a venue using their NHS Covid-19 app.This applies to all beauty and close contact services, including hairdressers and barbers, nail bars, spas and tanning... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 12:16 by Michelle Lewis
Nene Valley Scouts Firework Display, Rushden 2020 cancelled Statement from Nene Valley Scouts Firework Committee;"The organisers of the Firework Display in Rushden have been discussing the impact COVID 19 will have on our annual event. Sadly we have decided that under the current situation the best action we can take is to cancel the display for this year.""The money that we raise goes to support the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 10:22 by Michelle Lewis
News from East Northamptonshire Council £400 fine for littering out of car window.Drop your litter and face the consequences. That's the stark message from East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) who recently prosecuted a driver for just such an offence.Back in January, an ENC environmental services officer witnessed the driver throw an empty cigarette packet out of his car window on Kettering Road,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:30 by Michelle Lewis
Information received from Highways England - A45 Stanwick - Advance road closure notification.
Please be advised that Highways England will be carrying out overnight closures of the A45 between Stanwick roundabout and Raunds.
The closures are necessary to carry out biodiversity 'offsetting' improvements to Mallows Grange, an area of land which runs parallel to the A45 between Stanwick and Raunds.
This... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:16 by Admin
Today the RAF Ensign flag was raised in Hall Park commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and remembering the contribution of all British, Commonwealth and Allied Forces #BattleOfBritain80
Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:51 by Michelle Lewis
Today marks 90 years since the official opening of Hall Park!
A historic day later described as "the greatest seen in Rushden."
On Saturday 20th September 1930, Hall Park was formally opened to the public by the Chairman of the Urban Council, Mr. G. W. Coles, J.P. Unlike today, the weather was described as 'Inclement Weather', but did ease off just in time for the opening ceremony.
A quote taken from... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 20 Sep 2020 12:27 by Michelle Lewis
The new NHS Test and Trace system starts on 24 September. Based around an app that a visitor/customer can use to scan a unique QR code within the businesses/location, it is designed to simplify the process of notifying a customer/visitor to a premises that someone who was there when they were, has tested positive for COVID-19 and must self-isolate. The full info is in the following pictures, and can... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 11:35 by Michelle Lewis
On the 15th September 2020 at the Annual General Meeting of Rushden Town Council, Cllr Mrs Melanie Coleman was elected as Town Mayor for 2020 – 2021, and her husband, Cllr David Coleman, was named as Mayor's Consort.
Due to Covid-19 a Deputy Mayor will not be elected for 2020 - 2021; the role will be fulfilled by a member of Rushden Town Council, when required.
The Mayor's chosen charities will... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 09:00 by admin