The annual Ride & Stride sponsored eventThe annual Ride & Stride sponsored event which will be going ahead this year, on Saturday 12th September, between 10am and 6pm. All sponsorship money received will be divided equally between the Northamptonshire Historic Churches Trust and the church or chapel chosen by the participant. Sponsorship forms and a list of open churches and chapels are available... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 11:11 by Michelle Lewis
On behalf of Rushden Town Council, Mayor Cesare Marinaro visited RUSH 2The DEN children's centre to give a huge thanks to Nina and her volunteers for going above and beyond for the children and families of Rushden and to also wish them good luck upon their reopening on the 7th September.
While normal activities have been temporarily closed due to COVID-19, Nina and her team have very cleverly diversified,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 14:45 by Michelle Lewis
Nominate your East Northamptonshire Champions
The Chairman of East Northamptonshire Council (ENC), Cllr Helen Howell, has launched a new awards scheme to recognise the local heroes across the district and the excellent work they do in local communities which often goes unrecognised.
The winners of the East Northamptonshire Council Champions will be announced during a ceremony on Wednesday 10 February... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 12:25 by Michelle Lewis
We have received the following information this afternoon from Carnell:-
I am writing to inform you that the re-opening of Station Road (A5028) Higham Ferrers will be postponed until February 2021.
We were planning to partially re-open Station Road to road users in November 2020. The delay in re-opening the road is partially due to the shortage and supply of materials during Covid-19... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 15:00 by Admin
We have received the following information with regards to - A45 Chowns Mill - Road closure Notification:-
Please be advised that Highways England will be carrying out overnight closures of the A45 / A6 Chowns Mill junction through August and first week of September 2020
The junction will be closed in phases to allow us to carry out drainage and ducting works throughout the junction.
The nightime closures... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 14:52 by Admin
East Northants Council launches new way to report fly tipping
Having seen how successful the What3Words app has been across the world, East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) is now encouraging anyone who wishes to report fly tipping across the district to use the app.
What3Words works using the principle that every 3m x 3m square of the world has been assigned an address of three words. For example one... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 10:48 by Michelle Lewis
We understand how imperative exercise is for our physical and mental health, and so It's fantastic that many fitness and dance groups have now registered with us to use our parks as their venues. This helps Rushden Town Council ensure that organised activities are being run in a safe, professional manner and to help us accommodate these groups/businesses the best we can.
There are a variety of activities... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 16:34 by Michelle Lewis
Rushden Town Council are aware travellers have arrived at Melloway Park. We are taking action to move them on.
Posted: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 12:06 by Michelle Lewis
Just what you need on a warm summer's day! Mrs B's Tea Shop on Rushden high street (at Newton Hall) are now serving Gallone's Ice cream with 11 flavours to choose from!
mrsb's sandwich emporium rushden
Posted: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 15:14 by Michelle Lewis
Rushden Town Council annually allocates a sum of money to help local organisations to support the local community by way of Community Grants. However, because of Covid-19, we understand that many local charities and organisations are now struggling to meet their day-to-day running costs. In response to this, we are offering emergency 'battle fund' grants to help local groups continue their invaluable... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 15:59 by Michelle Lewis