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Coronavirus business grants January 2021

Published on Friday, 08 January 2021

For information on Coronavirus business grants please use this link.

  • New self-service system

    Published on Wednesday, 21 December 2016

    Did you know you could save time by registering for our new self-service system to access your council tax, housing benefits, council tax support, business rates and Landlord payment accounts.

  • Housing Benefits Payments - December 2016

    Published on Tuesday, 15 November 2016

    There will be some minor changes to the Housing Benefit payment runs in December 2016.

  • Housing Benefit Payments - Christmas 2015

    Published on Monday, 09 November 2015

    There will be some minor changes to the Housing Benefit payment runs in December 2015.

  • Wellingborough couple sentenced for £15k benefit fraud

    Published on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

    A Wellingborough couple has been prosecuted after fraudulently claiming £15,000 in benefits.

  • Wellingborough couple sentenced for £40k benefit fraud

    Published on Friday, 07 November 2014

    A Wellingborough couple has been sentenced to six months in prison, suspended for two years, after fraudulently claiming more than £40,000 in benefits.

  • Taxi driver convicted of benefit fraud

    Published on Wednesday, 04 June 2014

    A Wellingborough taxi driver has been sentenced to eight weeks in prison, suspended for a year, after fraudulently claiming almost £4,000 in benefits.

  • Government introduces changes to bailiff laws

    Published on Wednesday, 02 April 2014

    Wellingborough Council is urging people to get in touch early if they are struggling to pay their council tax or business rates, as new national legislation will see bailiff charges change from Sunday.

  • Wellingborough woman sentenced for benefit fraud

    Published on Friday, 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.

  • Wellingborough pastor prosecuted for benefit fraud

    Published on Tuesday, 10 December 2013

    A Wellingborough pastor has been sentenced to six months in prison, suspended for two years, for fraudulently claiming nearly £18,000 in benefits when both he and his wife were working.

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