Borough Council of Wellingborough

Leisure and culture news

Could you be a Friend of the Castle Theatre?

Published on Tuesday, 18 April 2017

The Castle Theatre Friends are looking for new members to join their group, which supports and promotes the activities of the theatre, through social and fundraising events.

  • The Castle - update

    Published on Wednesday, 01 June 2016

    The council held an additional meeting of the full council on 31 May to once again consider the issue of The Castle theatre.

  • THE QUEEN’S 90TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS IN WELLINGBOROUGH

    Published on Wednesday, 20 April 2016

    The Mayor of Wellingborough, Councillor Barry Graves, is pleased to announce plans to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen‟s 90th birthday in Wellingborough.

  • The Castle Update

    Published on Thursday, 07 April 2016

    “The council has been advised that The Castle Wellingborough Limited has submitted a Notice of Intention to Appoint an Administrator to the High Court.

  • ‘AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF WELLINGBOROUGH’

    Published on Thursday, 25 February 2016

    Local Historian, Author and Borough Councillor Jon-Paul Carr will provide an illustrative and informative talk on the development and history of the town of Wellingborough.

  • Historic Wellingborough brought to life at family fun day

    Published on Monday, 21 September 2015

    Medieval re-enactors, Victorian tea parties and wartime trenches are coming to town next Saturday (26 September), as Wellingborough’s fascinating past is brought to life at a free heritage fun day

  • Gym ready to reopen after major refurbishment

    Published on Friday, 11 September 2015

    The gym at Wellingborough’s Waendel leisure centre is getting ready to reopen after being completely refurbished and kitted out with state-of-the-art equipment.

  • Merchant Navy Day commemorated in Wellingborough

    Published on Thursday, 03 September 2015

    The Mayor of Wellingborough, Cllr Barry Graves, hosted a special flag-raising ceremony this morning to mark Merchant Navy Day.

  • Major gym refurbishment as part of new council leisure deal

    Published on Tuesday, 18 August 2015

    Wellingborough’s two council-owned gyms are being completely refitted this summer with state of the art equipment, as part of a new leisure centre deal

  • Wellingborough youngsters make a splash for charity

    Published on Tuesday, 07 July 2015

    Toddlers in Wellingborough will be attempting fun challenges in a pink pool to raise money for charity this week.

  • Wellingborough gets ready for Waendel

    Published on Thursday, 23 April 2015

    Preparations are being made in Wellingborough to make this year’s Waendel Walk the biggest yet.

  • New deal secures long-term future of town’s leisure centres

    Published on Friday, 27 March 2015

    A deal has been negotiated to protect Wellingborough’s two council-owned leisure centres for the next decade.

  • Acts wanted for Wellingborough’s Got Talent

    Published on Monday, 19 January 2015

    Talented local youngsters are being given a chance to shine as Wellingborough’s Got Talent returns to the Castle in March.

  • Wellingborough welcomes Women’s Tour

    Published on Friday, 02 May 2014

    Wellingborough will be cheering on the world’s finest female cyclists as the Women’s Tour passes through the borough on Thursday 8 May.

  • Wellingborough gets ready for Waendel

    Published on Tuesday, 29 April 2014

    Final preparations are being made in Wellingborough ahead of the International Waendel Walk. More than 5,000 people are expected to take part in the prestigious event, which attracts walkers from as far away as Japan, America and China.

  • Funding available for summer playschemes

    Published on Friday, 25 April 2014

    Local groups and organisations that want to provide summer holiday activities for children and young people have just over a month to apply for funding from Wellingborough Council.

  • Talented teenager takes top prize in singing show

    Published on Monday, 27 January 2014

    Fourteen-year-old singer Lauren Alexandra Jones has won the first ever Wellingborough’s Got Talent with a performance of Les Miserables classic ‘I Dreamed a Dreamed’ that wowed the packed auditorium and expert judges.

  • Shelley Road multicourt opened

    Published on Friday, 31 May 2013

    Young people from the Queensway area of Wellingborough are celebrating the official opening of their new sports court. The 18m x 10m multi-use court is the result of a petition sent in by the estate’s teenagers to the borough council.

  • Funding of town's museum to be discussed

    Published on Tuesday, 11 October 2011

    The leader of Wellingborough Council is to meet representatives from the town’s museum next week to discuss its future following recommendations that council grants to voluntary and community services be reduced.

  • The Castle Arts Centre

    Published on Tuesday, 05 July 2011

    Result of the full council meeting of 5 July to award the contract for The Castle Arts Centre.

  • The Castle Arts Centre contract

    Published on Monday, 31 January 2011

    The current contract between Wellingborough Council and The Castle will be extended to the end of March to allow time for negotiations regarding the future operation of the arts centre.

  • The Castle Arts Centre

    Published on Thursday, 16 December 2010

    Wellingborough councillors last night agreed to a period of negotiation with The Castle (Wellingborough) Ltd in a bid to ensure the continued operation of the Arts Centre.

  • Motorcycle riding taken off road

    Published on Thursday, 27 May 2010

    Work has started on an off-road motorcycle track in Wellingborough.

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