Borough Council of Wellingborough

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News published February 2014

  • Wellingborough woman sentenced for benefit fraud

    Published 21 February 2014

    A Wellingborough woman has been sentenced to four months in prison, suspended for two years, for fraudulently claiming nearly £14,000 in benefits.

  • New Wellingborough college gets planning permission

    Published 20 February 2014

    Planning permission has been granted for a £16 million college campus in Wellingborough town centre. The new Tresham campus will be built on the site of the existing college in Church Street.

  • Irchester housing development rejected by councillors

    Published 20 February 2014

    An application for 149 new homes in Irchester has been rejected by Wellingborough Council’s planning committee.

  • Derelict shops bought by council

    Published 11 February 2014

    A block of derelict shops has been bought by Wellingborough Council after the authority used compulsory purchase powers in a bid to end antisocial behaviour on the site.