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, email@example.com, 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
Rushden Town Council will be flying the #RedEnsign flag for #MerchantNavyDay - at the Cenotaph, on Thursday 3rd September, to give thanks to merchant seafarers past and present.
Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 15:00 by Michelle Lewis
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