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News published April 2014

  • Wellingborough gets ready for Waendel

    Published 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.

  • Special event for over 50s returns to Wellingborough

    Published 28 April 2014

    A popular event for the over 50s returns to Wellingborough on Thursday 15 May. The Older Persons’ Forum is a free afternoon of ideas, information and advice giving older people the chance to discuss issues that affect them.

  • Door knocking increases electoral registration in Wellingborough

    Published 28 April 2014

    Hundreds of households in Wellingborough are receiving doorstep visits to help them fill in electoral registration forms.

  • Funding available for summer playschemes

    Published 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.

  • St George's Day celebration in Wellingborough

    Published 22 April 2014

    Wellingborough Council will celebrate St George’s Day with the raising of the national flag on Wednesday 23 April at 10am outside the council offices at Swanspool House. Everyone is welcome to attend the short ceremony.

  • Mayor of Wellingborough 2014-15

    Published 11 April 2014

    Cllr Jim Bass has been announced as the new Mayor of Wellingborough. Cllr Bass, who has been a borough councillor since 2007, will use his year as mayor to develop relationships with local industry and educational facilities. His wife Edwina will be his mayoress.

  • Fire at Leyland Trading Estate

    Published 04 April 2014

    Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service are dealing with a large fire at Leyland Trading Estate in Wellingborough. There is a large plume of smoke as a result of the fire. The advice for people in the immediate vicinity is to stay indoors and keep doors and windows closed.

  • Government introduces changes to bailiff laws

    Published 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.