Information received today from East Northamptonshire Council
Rough Sleeper Severe Weather Provision
I have spoken to the Night Shelter and they have advised me they are able to cope with the SWEP at the present difficult times.
This facility is only for rough sleepers currently in the East Northamptonshire District. All Local Authorities are required to operate a rough sleeper provision therefore rough... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 15:16 by Admin
Rushden Town Council want to wish shops and their staff that are faced with temporary closure our best wishes and our thoughts are with you and your families.
In light of the Government's announcement last night that all non-essential shops must close, Rushden Town Council want to wish those shops and their staff that are faced with temporary closure our best wishes and our thoughts are with you and your families.
We know those workers in the food and pharmacy chain are working very hard to keep the community going and we thank you for your efforts.
If we... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 11:13 by Admin
In line with Government regulations to reduce the spread of Coronavirus, Rushden Town Council has closed all playgrounds, this includes Jubilee Skatepark. Signage is being put up from today, to make people aware of these closures. We are keeping our parks open, but we urge you all to adhere to Government guidelines;
~ STAY AT HOME - Only one form of exercise a day - alone or with... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 09:35 by Admin
Parks and Open Spaces COVID-19 Guidance
Our parks remain open and are vitally important at this time, for both our mental and physical health. However, social distancing, as set out by the Government, is absolutely crucial. Not adhering to social distancing guidelines will result in us having no other choice but to close all parks and open spaces under our ownership.
We are closely monitoring Government... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 17:16 by Admin
Elderly and Vulnerable Priority Shopping Hours
Posted: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 19:39 by Admin
**UPDATE 20th March 2020**
Following Government advice, it is with regret that the Mayor has taken the difficult decision to cancel his 'Spring Lunch', on Sunday 5th April, due to the current circumstances surrounding the COVID 19 Virus.
Thank you for your understanding and please accept our sincere apologies for any disappointment caused.
Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 11:45 by admin
We have received the following information from Northamptonshire Highways.
Diamond Coaches have advised the Council that they will be withdrawing all of their bus services after operation on Saturday 25th April.
Diamond Coaches currently operate the following commercial bus services:
203 Irchester – Peterborough 1st Saturday of the month
223 Bozeat – Rushden Lakes Wednesdays
232 Rushden –... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 13:21 by Admin
Advanced notice of Police Speed Camera Van deployment to the area of A45 Chowns Mill.
Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 11:10 by Admin
In light of recent circumstances regarding Coronavirus, a fantastic group has been set up on Facebook: 'Helping Out Higham & Rushden.'
This group has been setup to assist the community in coming together to help those in vulnerable positions.
Bryony Doughty, the founder of the group, is asking for volunteers to get in contact and help people most vulnerable to COVID-19 with things like; Shopping,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 17:29 by Michelle Lewis
In light of the current situation regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), After careful thought, Rushden Town Council has made the decision to cancel all bookings taking place at Rushden Hall until the end of April, with immediate effect. We will be regularly reviewing the situation, taking into account government guidance and will advise of any future changes as soon as we can. You can stay up to date... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 10:46 by Michelle Lewis