Rushden Town Council is seeking nominations for the Mayor's Awards for Services to the Community for the year 2022 / 2023. 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: Fri, 06 Jan 2023 11:00 by Michelle Lewis
Rushden Town Council will be holding a short service to observe Holocaust Memorial Day on Friday 27th January 2023 at 11.00am, at the Rushden War Memorial.
There will be a short reading, one minute of silence and the lighting of a candle. We would welcome anyone who wishes to attend this service to remember the Holocaust and all subsequent acts of genocide.
Posted: Fri, 06 Jan 2023 10:40 by Michelle Lewis
IMPROVED TENNIS COURT BOOKING SYSTEM AT SPENCER PARK
The tennis courts at Spencer Park, Rushden will soon be operating a new booking and access system starting in the Spring of 2023. In partnership with The LTA, Rushden Town Council has secured grant funding to enable a new Smartgate entry system to be installed on both sets of tennis courts.
This is an exciting development and will provide a much improved... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 04 Jan 2023 11:59 by Michelle Lewis
Council mourns loss of town councillor
Councillors and staff were deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Councillor David Jenney on 26th December 2022.
Councillor Jenney had been a member of RushdenTown Council since 2007 and had been Chairman of both the Planning Consultative Committee and Policy and Resources Committee during that time. He was also Town Mayor for Rushden in 2013/2014 and performed this... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Dec 2022 10:45 by Michelle Lewis
***WHAT TO DO TO HELP SOMEONE WHO IS HOMELESS***Encompass Charity (Rushden) has put together some great advice and signposting below...
SERVICES THAT CAN HELP
Report via Streetlink which is forwarded to the local authority: https://www.streetlink.org.uk/
● Contact the NN Rough Sleeper Team - 01536 464630 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
● Details help the outreach team! - Gender, age,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Dec 2022 11:51 by Michelle Lewis
Rushden Town Council is looking for a Communications and Engagement Officer (30 hours) - LC2 Scale 18-23 (£27,344 - £30,151) pro-rata.
You will be a creative and flexible communications professional who will use your skills to develop and implement internal and external communications campaigns to engage with a wide range of stakeholders including residents, community groups, local authorities... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 10:22 by Michelle Lewis
With Christmas on the horizon, Rushden Town Council wants to do all it can to support independent businesses within the town and encourage people to shop local and have launched its Christmas Hamper Competition. It's a chance for members of the community to win a luxury hamper, filled with hand-selected gifts from many of Rushden's high street shops.
A spokesperson for Rushden Town Council said, "We... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 16:45 by Michelle Lewis
Saturday saw many people visit Rushden Town Council's Christmas Lights Switch-on event in the High Street.
Luckily the weather stayed dry and mild as the community came together for a day of festive fun with local businesses, fun fair and an array of entertainment, both on and off the stage.
Santa and his real Reindeer proved as popular as ever and the Snow Lion and Bubble Lady were a fantastic addition... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:40 by Michelle Lewis
Would your child/children like to be in with a chance of winning the popular boardgame 'Scrabble' to add to their collection?
If so, then enter our fun 'find the letters' competition...
1. Find the 14 letters in shop windows in Rushden Town
2. List shop with letter found
3. Discover the two words connected with Christmas
Screenshot answers and send to: email@example.com
Include their... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:35 by Michelle Lewis
Warm spaces in Rushden and Higham Ferrers:
All are welcome
• Mondays: Salvation Army, 10am to 2pm
• Tuesdays: St Mary's Church, 10am to 2pm
• Wednesdays: the Wesleyan Church, High Street, 10.30am to 1.30pm
• Fridays: Rushden Town Council (Rushden Hall), 1.30 to 3.30pm
In Higham Ferrers:
• Tuesdays: Hope Methodist Church, 1 to 4pm
• Thursdays: St Mary's Church, 10am... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 11:46 by Michelle Lewis