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Wellingborough Council new management structure update

Published on Tuesday, 04 April 2017

At the last meeting of the council on 23 February 2017 it was agreed that the post of Chief Executive be removed and the Head of Finance be appointed as the Interim Managing Director and Head of Paid Service, in addition to her role as the Section 151 Officer. The Head of Resources and Head of Planning and Local Development were appointed as Interim Directors, with all Directors taking up these posts from 24 February 2017.

  • New leader announced for Wellingborough Council

    Published on Tuesday, 17 May 2016

    Councillor Martin Griffiths has been elected as Leader of the Council at the Annual meeting.

  • Wellingborough Council annual meeting

    Published on Thursday, 21 May 2015

    Cllr Barry Graves has been officially elected as the new mayor of Wellingborough. He was appointed on Tuesday 19 May at the annual meeting of the borough council.

  • Mayor of Wellingborough 2015-16

    Published on Monday, 18 May 2015

    Councillor Barry Graves, former deputy leader of Wellingborough Council, has been announced as the new mayor of Wellingborough. His wife Pauline will be his mayoress.  He has pledged to use his mayoral year to help promote youth sport in the borough.

  • Door knocking increases electoral registration in Wellingborough

    Published on Monday, 28 April 2014

    Hundreds of households in Wellingborough are receiving doorstep visits to help them fill in electoral registration forms.

  • Mayor of Wellingborough 2014-15

    Published on Friday, 11 April 2014

    Cllr Jim Bass has been announced as the new Mayor of Wellingborough. Cllr Bass, who has been a borough councillor since 2007, will use his year as mayor to develop relationships with local industry and educational facilities. His wife Edwina will be his mayoress.

  • Make sure you don’t lose the right to vote

    Published on Monday, 14 October 2013

    Wellingborough Council is advising residents to look out for the yellow electoral registration forms that will be dropping through letterboxes from the beginning of November. Filling in and returning the form will ensure people can have their say in next year’s elections.

  • Borough Council of Wellingborough by-election results

    Published on Friday, 03 May 2013

    Robert Gough and Veronica Waters have been elected to the Borough Council of Wellingborough. Robert Gough (Conservative) has been elected to represent the Earls Barton ward and Veronica Waters (Conservative) has been elected to represent the Redwell West ward.

  • County and borough elections May 2013

    Published on Monday, 25 March 2013

    Elections for the 57 seats on Northamptonshire County Council, as well as two vacant seats on the Borough Council of Wellingborough, will take place on Thursday 2 May. Wellingborough residents are being urged to make a note of important deadlines so that they don’t miss out on their chance to vote.

  • Mayor of Wellingborough 2013-14

    Published on Wednesday, 20 March 2013

    Councillor Graham Lawman has been announced as the new Mayor of Wellingborough. Cllr Lawman, who has been an active borough councillor and Community Champion since 2006, knows what to expect from the job having been consort to his wife Lora during her time as Mayor a couple of years ago.

  • Council launches new system to encourage feedback

    Published on Wednesday, 01 August 2012

    Wellingborough Council is launching a new way for people to give feedback on council services this week.

  • Further savings to be considered by council

    Published on Tuesday, 13 December 2011

    Wellingborough Council is looking at ways to make up a £750,000 shortfall to balance the books next year.

  • Council on target for £5m savings

    Published on Tuesday, 18 October 2011

    Wellingborough Council is on target to achieve savings of more than £5m according to a new report. Since the need for cuts was announced last year the council has already saved more than £1.5m.

  • New company means more efficient services for council

    Published on Monday, 17 October 2011

    A plan to create a new company to carry out environmental services such as rubbish collecting and street cleaning in Wellingborough could soon get the go ahead as members of the council’s resources committee attend a special meeting next week. The councillors will discuss entering into a ten-year partnership that could see a more efficient service and significant savings.

  • Consultation on polling districts

    Published on Thursday, 25 August 2011

    There are still a few days left for people to take part in Wellingborough Council’s review of polling districts and polling places.

  • The Castle Arts Centre

    Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2011

    A statement from Cllr Paul Bell, Leader of the Borough Council of Wellingborough, following a meeting of the full council on 26 July.

  • Work starts for Wellingborough councillors

    Published on Wednesday, 11 May 2011

    It was straight down to business for members of Wellingborough Council on 10 May as they attended an induction day in the council chamber.

  • Council’s one stop shop open for business

    Published on Friday, 25 March 2011

    Wellingborough Council has launched a ‘one stop shop’ in the town centre, meaning that customers can now access a wide range of services all in one place.

  • Wellingborough’s council tax collection above average

    Published on Friday, 25 March 2011

    Council tax collection rates in Wellingborough are higher than the regional and national average, according to latest figures. This means that the council collects a significant amount of the tax it i

  • Flexible and convenient payment scheme introduced

    Published on Friday, 25 March 2011

    Wellingborough Council has teamed up with the Co-operative Bank to allow people to pay their council tax and other council bills at many different locations throughout the borough.

  • Further consultation on proposed council cuts

    Published on Wednesday, 23 February 2011

    Wellingborough Council is reaching out to community and voluntary groups in the next stage of its budget consultation.

  • Council investigates partnership working

    Published on Monday, 07 February 2011

    Members of Wellingborough Council’s resources committee will meet next week to talk about the next stage in exploring partnering with other organisations to provide council services.

  • Government funding cuts

    Published on Tuesday, 14 December 2010

    Wellingborough Council has reacted angrily to the news that government funding to the authority will be cut by £1.4million next year.

  • Emily Peschiera/ Youth Democracy Day

    Young people get involved in local democracy

    Published on Tuesday, 12 October 2010

    More than 30 young people from Wellingborough’s secondary schools met up for a one day event on 11 October that put them at the heart of local decision making.

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