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
Keep Rushden Tidy
As a part of the national campaign to 'keep Britain Tidy' and the 'Great British September Clean' from 11th- 27th September, we are encouraging the residents of Rushden to check out how they can get involved.
If you'd like to organise a clean-up or see the different ways you could get involved, please go to: https://www.keepbritaintidy.org/get-involved/support-our-campaigns/great-british-spring-clean... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Sep 2020 11:36 by Michelle Lewis
Rushden Town Council's Annual General Meeting and Mayor Making will be held on Tuesday 15th September, at 7.30pm, by Zoom.
Should you wish to join the meeting please email the Town Clerk, firstname.lastname@example.org, at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to request a Zoom link.
Posted: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 10:47 by admin
East Northamptonshire Council are currently asking for your thoughts on Public Space Protection Orders and the future use of PSPOs which promote responsible dog ownership across the district.
To have your say, please complete this short survey: www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/PSPOSURVEY2020/
Posted: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 11:11 by Michelle Lewis