Borough Council of Wellingborough

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News published November 2012

  • Electronic tag for Wellingborough benefit fraudster

    Published 29 November 2012

    A Wellingborough woman has been ordered to wear an electronic tag and obey a curfew for six months after fraudulently claiming nearly £15,000 in benefits.

  • Council takes action to remove horse

    Published 14 November 2012

    Wellingborough Council is arranging for a number of horses to be taken away after owners ignored notices giving them seven days to remove them from council land.

  • Unlicensed taxi driver prosecuted

    Published 12 November 2012

    A taxi driver without a private hire operators licence has been prosecuted by Wellingborough Council after accepting a booking to take a couple to Norfolk.

  • Unhygienic Wellingborough food shop closed

    Published 12 November 2012

    A Wellingborough food shop was closed for a week after the council’s environmental health team discovered conditions so unhygienic they believed there would be a risk to the health of any customers that bought food there.

  • Council condemns bin fires in town's park

    Published 12 November 2012

    Wellingborough Council has condemned the ‘mindless and dangerous vandalism’ after a number of fires were started deliberately in the town’s Castle Fields park.