Borough Council of Wellingborough

Winter information

Focus on winter

Image of Council buildings in the snow

Latest news

Visit our news pages to find out what Wellingborough Council is doing to keep the borough moving and safe when it snows.

Council offices

In the event of an emergency the council's out of hours telephone number is 01933 229 777.

Refuse collections

Information about any disruptions to refuse collections is available on our recycling and waste pages.

Bin collection days change over Christmas and the New Year. Make sure you don't miss your collection by checking the revised collection dates.

County council services

Visit Northamptonshire County Council's website for information on the of gritting of roads and pavements, as well as school closures.

Housing conditions

We deal with complaints from private sector tenants concerning hazards including damp and mould, excess cold and disrepair. See how the council may be able to help.

Winter fuel allowance

For information on the winter fuel allowance, please view 'Housing and housing benefits' provided by GOV.UK.

Winter driving

For information on safe winter driving, visit the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) website.

Latest weather

Visit the Met Office website for the latest weather forecasts.


Cold weather doesn't have to go hand in hand with illness. The NHS website stay well this winter has lots of helpful advice and information.

For out of hours medical advice, visit the NHS 111 website or call 111..

Rough sleepers

StreetLink is a website that enables the public to alert local authorities in England about people sleeping rough in their area. This service offers the public a means to act when they see someone sleeping rough, and is the first step someone can take to ensure rough sleepers are connected to the local services and support available to them. Please visit or telephone: 0300 500 0914.