As we're sure you're already aware, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has meant that it's now vital to limit social contact and avoid mass gatherings. For that reason, we've made the difficult decision to cancel Bark in the Park 2020. Whilst we know this is disappointing, we hope you can understand.
So as an alternative to our usual Dog Show, we have adapted it to work from a distance! Is your pet... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 17:00 by Admin
The Cenotaph has been decorated with flags and the bikes are all dressed up in support of British Armed Forces Day this Saturday (27th June).
Join in with the 'Salute Our Forces' campaign by sending a photo or video of yourself or your friends and colleagues saluting! Send your photo to @ArmedForcesDay on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #SaluteOurForces
Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 12:53 by Michelle Lewis
Along with East Northamptonshire Council and other partnering authorities, Rushden Town Council are continuing to support local businesses with their safe reopening.
We have a supply of floor graphics and posters to help customer facing shops and businesses keep COVID-19 safe.
If your business requires additional stickers or posters for your shop or business, we will be in the high street outside the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 13:47 by Michelle Lewis
Help us pay tribute to the British Armed Forces this Saturday (27th June) and join in with the 'Salute Our Forces' campaign.
To join in, simply send in a photo or video of yourself or your friends and colleagues saluting! Send your photo to @ArmedForcesDay on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #SaluteOurForces
Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 11:29 by Michelle Lewis
Please follow the countryside code and be a responsible dog owner
As the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions continue to ease, there has been an increase in the number of people venturing out into the Northamptonshire countryside for some social-distancing exercise.
Although good for the health, Northamptonshire Police is taking the opportunity to encourage visitors to follow the Countryside Code for their... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 16:52 by Admin
The difference between life and death in a road traffic collision can often be down to whether you are wearing a seat belt.
That is the warning from Northamptonshire Police as officers from across the Force take part in a UK policing campaign to target those who fail to wear a seat belt on our county's roads.
As part of the National Policing Chiefs' Council seatbelt enforcement operation, officers will... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 15:35 by Admin
Summer has arrived in Rushden and it's business as usual, our annual floral displays grace the town.
With many of us spending more time at home, we imagine lots of you will be taking the opportunity to spruce up your own gardens. With this in mind, Rushden Town Council are set to run a 'Lockdown' Gardening competition. Full details and categories are to be announced over the next few days. In the meantime,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 14:15 by Michelle Lewis
As part of its continued support to local businesses, East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) has been working closely with partner organisations and stakeholders to ensure they are supported during the coronavirus pandemic.
Teams from across the Council have been working hard to ensure that all businesses who are entitled to support receive it and since the start of the pandemic, ENC has paid out over... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 16:15 by Michelle Lewis
In view of the continuing uncertainty of the current situation, we have now made the difficult decision to cancel this year's Soap Box Derby. We have been holding out to see if we could move the date to one in September, but unfortunately that doesn't look possible and so we have decided to postpone until next year. We promise to make next year's event even more spectacular, and it does give you more... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 15:13 by Michelle Lewis
As of this week, many businesses have been allowed to reopen. Rushden Town Council would like praise these businesses for their patience and resilience. For most, it will be a very different way of operating, but we would like to welcome them back and to wish them all the very best.
Rushden Town Council would also like to give a huge thank you to the businesses and keyworkers across the town for playing... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 10:00 by Michelle Lewis