Borough Council of Wellingborough

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News published February 2012

  • Wellingborough Norse launched

    Published 28 February 2012

    Wellingborough Council has set up a company with Norfolk County Council to run a range of environmental services in Wellingborough.

  • Changes to taxi licensing to be agreed following consultation

    Published 17 February 2012

    A plan by Wellingborough Council to introduce maths and English tests for taxi drivers has been welcomed by the town’s cabbies.

  • Next step in council's crematorium project discussed

    Published 15 February 2012

    Plans to build a crematorium in Wellingborough are continuing to move forward, as the commissioning of a study to look at everything from where it could be built to how it could be run is discussed.

  • Future of town growth discussed

    Published 10 February 2012

    Extra land could be released for future housing and employment in Wellingborough following a meeting today about the town’s growth. Council leader Paul Bell met with Chamber of Commerce president Alan Piggot to discuss ways that Wellingborough could keep up with demand in order to compete with neighbouring towns such as Kettering and Corby.

  • Wellingborough benefit fraudster caught

    Published 07 February 2012

    A Wellingborough woman has been given a 12 week suspended prison sentence for fraudulently claiming nearly £16,000 in benefits.

  • Council surveillance helps to catch benefit cheats

    Published 01 February 2012

    Wellingborough Council authorised covert surveillance twice last year to help uncover £128,067 of benefit fraud, according to new figures.