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Commonwealth Day 2022

Commonwealth Day 2022

Town Mayor, Cllr Melanie Coleman was joined at the Garden of Remembrance on Monday 14th March by fellow Councillors, staff and members of the community for a short service to celebrate Commonwealth Day 2022 as the flag was raised.

The Mayor made these comments, "Commonwealth Day is a very significant occasion, especially given that 2022 is Her Majesty The Queen's Jubilee Year with a special focus on... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Mar 2022 14:25 by Michelle Lewis

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Councillors and staff greatly saddened by the loss of Councillor Colin Wright

Councillors and staff greatly saddened by the loss of Councillor Colin Wright

Councillors and staff were greatly saddened by the loss of Councillor Colin Wright who died on Saturday, 12th March 2022 following a period of illness.

Councillor Wright, had been a member of Rushden Town Council since it was formed in 2000. Colin was Leader of the Council for a number of years and worked tirelessly for Rushden Town Council until his recent illness.

Colin proudly represented Rushden... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 16:34 by Michelle Lewis

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Rushden community join together at vigil in support of Ukraine

Rushden community join together at vigil in support of Ukraine

Yesterday evening, the Rushden community came together to show their support for the people of Ukraine at a candle-lit vigil organised by Rushden Town Council.

The event was held at Rushden Cenotaph where the Ukrainian flag was flying at full mast. Touching speeches and prayers were made by Town Mayor, Cllr Melanie Coleman, Civil Celebrant, Sue Homer and Rev Dr Linnet Smith. Members of the community... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 10:45 by Michelle Lewis

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Local businesses attend social media training session at Rushden Hall

Local businesses attend  social media training session at Rushden Hall

Monday morning (14/03), over 25 businesses joined Rushden Town Council at Rushden Hall for a Social media training session led by experts Onefourix Marketing Consultancy.

The informal breakfast session organised by Rushden Town council was setup to help provide local businesses with the tools to be able to create successful social media marketing campaigns.

The Oneforsix team provided Q&As and practical... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Mar 2022 16:34 by Michelle Lewis

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Mayor's Awards for Services to the Community 2021 - 2022

Mayor's Awards for Services to the Community 2021 - 2022

Rushden Town Council is seeking nominations for the Mayor's Awards for Services to the Community for the year 2021 / 2022. The Mayor's Award is given to an individual for their work and commitment within the community of Rushden over a number of years. (Group nominations will not be eligible for an award.)

Please submit the name and address of nominees, together with details of the reason for their... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Mar 2022 14:00 by admin

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Knife amnesty bin installed at Spencer Park

Knife amnesty bin installed at Spencer Park

A knife amnesty bin has been installed at Spencer Park, Rushden as part of Northamptonshire Police's priority to tackle knife crime.In partnership with North Northamptonshire Councill, Greatwell Homes, Off the Streets NN CIC, and with help from Rushden Town Council, the bin was installed last Saturday (March 12) located at the back of the pavilion at Spencer Park in Rushden. It is one of 7 amnesty... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Mar 2022 15:58 by Michelle Lewis

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Vigil for Ukraine

Vigil for Ukraine

Vigil for Ukraine

A candle-lit vigil will be held at Rushden Cenotaph on Tuesday 15th March, at 6.30pm.This quiet period of reflection allows our community to come together to show solidarity with the people of Ukraine.

The Town Mayor will make a speech, followed by prayers from local Church leaders and the lighting of our Peace Candle.

Attendees are encouraged to make donations through the Disasters... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Mar 2022 15:01 by Michelle Lewis

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Vigil for Ukraine

Vigil for Ukraine A candle-lit vigil will be held at Rushden Cenotaph on Tuesday 15th March, at 6.30pm.This quiet period of reflection allows our community to come together to show solidarity with the people of Ukraine.The Town Mayor will make a speech, followed by prayers from local Church leaders and the lighting of our Peace Candle.Attendees are encouraged to make donations through the Disasters... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Mar 2022 15:01 by Michelle Lewis

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The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacons and Associated Activities June 2, 2022

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacons and Associated Activities June 2, 2022

March/April 2022
The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Beacons and Associated Activities June 2, 2022
Thousands of town criers, along with Pearly Kings and Queens, traditional and Northumberland pipers, buglers and choirs from communities across the four corners of the nation and the Commonwealth will lift up their voices and play and sing specially commissioned music prior to the lighting of over 1,500 Platinum... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Mar 2022 11:23 by Michelle Lewis

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Off The Streets NN’ install their second Bleed Box in Rushden

Off The Streets NN’ install their second Bleed Box in Rushden

Off The Streets NN' have installed their second Bleed Box in Rushden, this time in Hall Park, located outside the accessible toilets which are next door to Rushden Museum.

Rushden Town Council has been working with 'Off The Streets NN' Off the Streets NN CIC- a local anti-knife crime group, to help find suitable locations for several emergency bleed control kits that can be used to provide emergency... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Mar 2022 11:38 by Michelle Lewis

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