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
An exciting, new addition has been added to Hall Park's play area. Rushden Town Council have installed a new piece of play equipment called The Titan Carrousel. Inspired by fairground rides, the Titan allows five players to spin around at an exhilarating speed, providing hours of endless fun. The Titan also provides an inclusive play experience, enabling children of differing abilities to join the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 15:55 by Michelle Lewis
THE MAYOR DID IT !!
On Sunday 13th September the Town Mayor, Cllr Cesare Marinaro, completed a Charity Sky Dive at the Hinton Skydive Centre in Brackley.
This being Cllr Marinaro's last Mayoral event, the Sky Dive has raised in excess of £3,880.00.
Cllr Marinaro has raised a massive £13,200.00 during his Mayoral Year 2019 - 2020, which will go towards his chosen charities Teenage Cancer Trust... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 14:55 by admin
Information received this afternoon from Highways England regarding Chowns Mill Roundabout.
Please be advised that Highways England will be carrying out overnight closures of the A45 / A6 Chowns Mill junction over the coming weeks.
The junction will be closed in phases to allow us to carry out drainage, ducting and street lighting works throughout the junction.
The night time closures are... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 12:25 by Admin
** ONLY 3 DAYS TO GO !!! **
Great News, the Hinton Skydive Centre in Brackley has informed us that the Mayor's Charity Skydive, which was postponed back in April due to Covid-19, has now been rescheduled to take place on Sunday 13th September 2020. Unfortunately due to the current pandemic spectators are not permitted.
A message from the Mayor of Rushden;
'I have thoroughly enjoyed my time so far as Mayor... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 09:40 by admin
On the 3rd of September, Patrick and Ann Savage of Newton Road celebrated their Blue Sapphire Wedding Anniversary!
On behalf of Rushden Town Council, Mayor Cesare Marinaro paid the couple a socially distanced visit to congratulate them on this huge milestone and to hear their story.
The couple, who have been together for an inspirational 69 years and married for 65, met at a village dance back in 1951.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 11:19 by Michelle Lewis
Rushden Town Council would like to shine a spotlight on Rushden Library this week and give a big thank you to its staff for all their hard work and resilience over the last 6 months.
Back in March, as part of the efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus, Rushden Library sadly had to close its doors to customers. Staff took on new roles as they were redeployed to Northamptonshire's Community Resilience... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 09 Sep 2020 14:31 by Michelle Lewis
Today we are flying the Red Ensign at the cenotaph, in honour of Merchant Navy Day 2020.
Merchant Navy Day is dedicated to honour the brave men and women who kept the 'island nation' afloat during both World Wars and for the modern seafarers who are responsible for UK imports.
The Red Ensign or 'Red Duster' has been the recognised flag of the British Merchant Navy since 1854.
For more information - https://www.seafarers.uk/merchant-navy-fund/merchant-navy-day/... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Sep 2020 15:42 by Michelle Lewis
New tool to increase recycling in East Northants launches
As part of ENC's strategy to combat contamination in recycling bins across the district, each household will receive a sticker to place inside recycling bins to remind what can & cannot be recycled.
The stickers will be included in the next issue of ENC's resident magazine, ENCircle, which is due to hit doormats throughout East Northamptonshire... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Sep 2020 11:46 by Michelle Lewis