Local licensees have joined forces with North Northamptonshire Council (NNC) and Northamptonshire Police to support a crackdown on illegal drug use in their pubs and nightspots.
On 27 August, NNC licensing and Police officers were welcomed into 11 local premises in Rushden, Raunds, Thrapston, Islip, Irthlingborough and Higham Ferrers, with drug dog, Hulk and his handler, Marcus Hart from Alpha K9 Security.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 15:43 by Michelle Lewis
Hall Park flies the flag as one of the country's best parks
We are delighted to hear that Hall Park, Rushden has been awarded its 8th #GreenFlagAward status.
In a record-breaking year for the Green Flag Award, as the scheme marks its Silver Jubilee, Hall Park is one of 2127 celebrating success today
Today, Rushden Town Council has raised the Green Flag Award at Hall Park. The award is the international... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 10:14 by Michelle Lewis
As part of the East Northants Health and Wellbeing Festival from North Northamptonshire Council, Active Communities North Northamptonshire will be offering a self-led Xplorer event on Wednesday 27th October between 12pm and 3pm at Hall Park.
For more information on this and the map, please see the images attached.
At the end of the event and to claim a FREE prize, please visit The Pemberton Centre!
Posted: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 11:02 by Michelle Lewis
Rushden's Soap Box Derby 2021 – Roundup
At the beginning of the month after several days of heavy rain, the weather dried up, the sun came out and so did hundreds of spectators, all eager to watch Rushden's highly anticipated Soap Box Derby event at Hall Park. With 17 fantastically made karts, 36 brave drivers and many fit pushers, the atmosphere was buzzing. Some incredible finish times were... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 11:48 by Michelle Lewis
Rushden's Christmas Lights Switch-on is back!
Saturday 27th November from Midday onwards...
Festive entertainment ~ Santa's Grotto ~ Local Traders ~ Nativity Scene ~ Food Stalls
With special guest 'Titan' the Robot!
Come and see Father Christmas and his real reindeer arrive at the grotto and join in with all the usual fun of the fair, music from DJ Nathan and other festive merriment!
Father Christmas... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 16:01 by Michelle Lewis
A new Heritage Trail map for Rushden has been designed, and displayed in the community noticeboard at Rushden Lakes. We hope it will attract new visitors into the town to learn more about Rushden's local history and encourage them to explore the historical town.
The linear trail comprises of 17 points of local interest for all to enjoy.
An interactive version is also available on the Rushden Town App... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 15:57 by Michelle Lewis
Rushden's Soap Box Derby 2021 has arrived!
THIS SUNDAY one of Rushden's most anticipated family events will take place at Hall Park, Rushden!
Sunday 3rd October 2021 / Racing Starts at 2pm!
Join us at Hall Park and marvel at the creativity and skill that the teams have put in, and cheer on your favourite to the finish line!
Posted: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 12:19 by Michelle Lewis
Many businesses from across Rushden are taking part in a 'Shop Local' Rushden campaign run by Rushden Town Council. The campaign aims to promote the array of independent shops, eateries and services within the town.
Businesses have put forward redeemable special offers and discount codes which are listed on Rushden Town App's 'Offers' tab. The app will be refreshed weekly until 30th November with different... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 15:02 by Michelle Lewis
BLUE BADGE AND CONCESSIONARY BUS PASS RENEWALS
Rushden Library on Newton Road can help with the renewal of Blue Badges and Concessionary Bus Passes via appointment only, which can be made by phoning: 0300 126 3000
What to bring to the appointment:
Proof of identity will be required - Passport/Driving License or Birth Certificate
Proof of address will be required - Bill/Bank Statement/Council Tax
If in receipt... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 12:21 by Michelle Lewis
National Highways wishes to advise drivers of the revised road closure programme for the A45 Chowns Mill Improvement scheme.
The changes are necessary to enable the programme to stay on track for completion.
Postponing this weekend's planned closure will also avoid impacting on those attending organised events at the Nene Valley Festival at Rushden Lakes/Stanwick Lakes.
The revised schedule is attached:... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:03 by Admin