Sadly we have recently experienced several acts of mindless vandalism within our parks and open spaces.As you can see from these photos, this includes… damage to the multi play unit at Ascot Road, damage to the newly installed mural at Spencer Park Pavilion and most shockingly, damage to the accessible toilets at Spencer Park. We've also experienced a lot of bin fires and smashed glass bottles.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 May 2022 09:19 by Michelle Lewis
On Saturday 7th May the Town Mayor, Cllr Mrs Melanie Coleman, attended the official re-opening of Rushden Museum and had the honour of cutting the ribbon.
The Mayor made these comments, "It was a pleasure to attend the long awaited re-opening of this little gem. "I had great fun starting the Jubilee mosaic."
Rushden Museum is located in Hall Park. It is free to visit (donations are welcome). Open Saturday... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 May 2022 15:08 by admin
'New Public Spaces for Rushden' Questionnaire
Rushden Town Council together with consultants Troy Planning + Design have developed a set of drawings and documents for Rushden Town Centre in a bid to secure funding from North Northamptonshire Council for three projects with ideas and visions based on long held aspirations for new and much needed public and green spaces within the town centre. We'd appreciate... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 05 May 2022 15:30 by Michelle Lewis
Information received today
I have received an emergency road closure from Anglian Water for Higham Road, Rushden.
The road will be closed for seven days from 4th May 2022 for burst main repairs.
Please see attached a plan showing the extent of the closure and the proposed diversion route.
Posted: Thu, 05 May 2022 11:07 by Admin
After a lengthy consultation, we have now identified 34 sites in Rushden where we can position SID signs (Speed Indication Devices). Rushden Town Council has now purchased 4 mobile signs and we will be placing these in various locations throughout the town to help monitor speeding and road safety.
The initial locations will be Higham Road, Irchester Road and Avenue Road, with one on Wellingborough Road... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 04 May 2022 16:28 by Michelle Lewis
information received this morning from Northamptonshire Highways
ADVANCED NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSURE AT - STATION ROAD, RUSHDEN, COMMENCING 23RD MAY 2022
Aspect Building Services are undertaking construction works at the old Ambulance Station on Station Road. As part of these works they will require to place a crane on the highway on three occasions for 1 week each time. On that basis the road is... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 29 Apr 2022 11:24 by Admin
Information just received from West Northamptonshire CouncilEmergency road closure request from Anglian Water for Handcross Way, Rushden. The road will be closed from 28th April 2022 for 7 days for repairs to a burst main. Please find below a plan showing the extent of the closure and the proposed diversion route.
Posted: Thu, 28 Apr 2022 14:25 by Admin
ONLINE COMMUNITY CONSULTATION QUESTIONNAIRE - NOW LIVE
If you were unable to attend the Rushden Community Consultation for the updated Neighbourhood Plan and new Design Code last Saturday, we are still keen to hear your views on our town-wide initiatives and proposals and invite you to take part via this online questionnaire.
Take part in this community consultation to help build a vision for Rushden.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Apr 2022 12:18 by Michelle Lewis
Mayor's Awards for Services to the Community for 2019 - 2020 and Mayor's Awards for Services to the Community 2021 - 2022
On the evening of the 19th April, at Rushden Hall, the Town Mayor, Cllr Mrs Melanie Coleman, presented the annual Mayor's Awards Ceremony for Services to the Community for 2021 / 2022.
Due to the Covid pandemic unfortunately it was necessary to cancel our annual Mayor's Awards presentation for 2019 / 2020, so the evening was held to celebrate both sets of recipients.
The Mayor's Awards for Services to... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 21 Apr 2022 15:12 by admin
Town Mayor, Cllr Mrs Melanie Coleman, with the Winner of the Mayor's Awards for Services to the Community 2019 - 2020, Mr Alan Armson.
Posted: Thu, 21 Apr 2022 15:11 by admin