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Who we are & what we do

Rushden Town Council has twenty one members, representing five wards and operates using a committee system. The Committees include Policy and Resources, Planning Consultation and Community Services. There are also various working parties including an Events Working Party that is responsible for arranging various events throughout the year. The meetings of the council and its committees take place on a Tuesday evening at the offices of the Council at Rushden Hall in Hall Park. Rushden Town Council is responsible for all parks and a majority of open spaces within the town as well as the hiring of Rushden Hall for functions (including wedding ceremonies). Rushden Town Council is also responsible for the Cemetery.

The Council office is located in Rushden Hall, Hall Park, Rushden NN10 9NG

Council Meetings - see the diary of meetings for more information.

For further information relating to the services offered by the Town Council please contact the Town Council Office on 01933 316216, where the staff will be happy to give advice and assistance.

Town Council Elections

Town Council elections are held every 4 years.


Our councillors are elected or co-opted. If you would like to become a councillor or find out more about what they do then please contact the Town Council Office

Members Code of Conduct


Our committees have specific tasks and can have delegated powers.

Rushden Town Council Standing Orders

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    Rushden Town Council Standing Orders - link to be added

Terms of Reference

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    Terms of Reference for the Committees and Working Parties

Our Staff

We have a team of staff that work together to deliver the range of services we provide. They can be contacted through our office at Rushden Hall, by phone on 01933 316216 or email (see below).

Vivienne Prodger

Town Clerk

01933 316216
Town Council Staff

Julie Thorneycroft

Town Manager

01933 316216

Paul Wilcox

Amenities & Contracts Supervisor

01933 316216

Kerrie Bignell

Finance Officer

01933 316216

Nicola Gibson


01933 316216

Jemma Butler

Administrator/Mayor's Secretary

01933 316216

Sean O'Hagen

Site Supervisor

Neil Hart

Parks Maintenance & Inspection