Hall Park celebrates as park and green space win Green Flag Award
Record-breaking year as more than 2,000 green spaces across the country get international quality mark
Tonight Hall Park has joined buildings and landmarks across the country, including the White Cliffs of Dover at Samphire Hoe, the London Stadium in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and Salford's Media City, going green for parks to celebrate... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 20:52 by Michelle Lewis
Safe At Home Sunday Remembrance - united from a distance
In consultation with Rushden's Royal British Legion, Rushden Town Council have made the tough decision to scale back this year's Remembrance Sunday service due to the ongoing pandemic. We realise that this is very disappointing, but our priority at this time, must be to keep people safe in their home environment.
Instead of the traditional tributes... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 10:54 by Michelle Lewis
*Latest Stage of East Northamptonshire Local Plan Part 2*
On 21st September 2020, the Planning Policy Committee agreed an additional consultation for the Local Plan Part 2, regarding the following:Land east of A6 Bypass, Bedford Road (to the south east of Rushden) – development of 450 dwellings, together with associated supporting infrastructure, which should include a mix of ancillary retail,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 15:17 by Michelle Lewis
People across Northamptonshire can now benefit from quick and easy access to the latest information about local health and care services – thanks to the launch of a brand new smartphone app.
Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) which consists of key health and care organisations in the county have devised the My Health and Care Directory App, available now to download for free,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 16:25 by Michelle Lewis
Information received regarding the closure of High Street South, Rushden from the 6th October 2020.
Anglian Water are requiring to carry out works to relay a section of damaged pipe outside number 93 High Street South in Rushden. To undertake these works safely will require that the road is closed for up to three days from the 6th October 2020.
Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 09:21 by Admin
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