Don’t knock down former Isham pub, says neighbour

An Isham resident says the planned demolition of a former pub cannot be allowed to happen.

The Little R'Ale House

‘Truly local experience’ offered by winner of Wellingborough Civic Award

The winner of this year’s Wellingborough Civic Award has been announced.

The Carnegie shadowing event held at Wrenn Academy

Wellingborough and Irthlingborough pupils get together to celebrate the best in children's literature

Students from four schools came together to discuss, compare and rate the books shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal.

The event is taking place next month

Free event to tackle child sexual exploitation in Wellingborough

Anyone working with children and young people within the community or voluntary sector in Wellingborough is invited to attend an event about child sexual exploitation (CSE).

Barry Walker

Wellingborough man jailed for sexually abusing girl more than two decades ago

A 48-year-old man has been jailed for 16 years for sexually abusing a girl more than two decades ago.

The new display boards

History of Wellingborough market remembered on new display boards

Permanent display screens featuring market scenes from 1860 to the present day have been installed on Wellingborough market this week.

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The Corby campus

Tresham College confirms merger with Bedford College

Tresham College has formally agreed to merge with Bedford College.

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Alain Mbuku

Man wanted in connection with Wellingborough firearms incident featured on Crimewatch Roadshow

A man who police in Northamptonshire want to speak to in connection with a firearms offence has featured on Crimewatch Roadshow.

Wellingborough town centre

Fees for street traders in Wellingborough to increase despite complaints

Street traders in Wellingborough are seeing a hike in fees which is a ‘significant increase’ from last year.

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Fred in his coveted green beret.

Son pays tribute to Wellingborough war veteran Fred

The son of a Wellingborough war veteran has paid tribute to his dad after he passed away at the age of 95.

Advice for Wellingborough and East Northants tenants following Grenfell Tower blaze

Advice for Wellingborough and East Northants tenants following Grenfell Tower blaze

Advice is being offered to people worried about their home fire safety following the Grenfell Tower fire which already has a death toll of more than 70.

Bilton Court in Wellingborough

Wellingborough care home urges wider community to look out for the elderly during hot weather

A manager from a care home in Wellingborough is urging older people living alone in the community to take extra care in the hot weather.

Wellingborough Medieval Festival. Pictures by Alison Bagley

PICTURES: Wellingborough Medieval Festival 2017

Glorious weather and an action-packed programme of events helped to draw the crowds to Wellingborough at the weekend for the town’s “biggest and best” Medieval Festival.

Sam Whittet.

Irchester man who left victim in coma with single punch is jailed

An Irchester man left his victim with a fractured skull and bleed on the brain after an altercation in a working men’s club.

Shed destroyed after arsonists set fire to mattress next to it in Wellingborough

Shed destroyed after arsonists set fire to mattress next to it in Wellingborough

A mattress propped up against a garden shed was set alight in Wellingborough on Friday night.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the theft

Painkillers stolen from Wellingborough pharmacy

A man stole painkillers from a pharmacy in Wellingborough.


Wellingborough trio sentenced for drug offences as part of drive to tackle gang-related violence

Three people have been handed prison sentences for Class A drug offences as part of an on-going drive to tackle gang-related violence in the county.

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The Not So Touring team

Friends gearing up for rally across eight countries in five days for Wellingborough charity

A group of friends are getting ready to take on the challenge of eight countries in five days in a Honda Accord.

There will be street entertainers in Wellingborough this weekend

Medieval festival returns to Wellingborough this weekend

It will be an action-packed weekend of fun for all the family in Wellingborough this weekend when the medieval festival returns.

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The beanie hat

Heroin found in beanie hat exposes drug running between London and Wellingborough

Two men have been jailed to a total of 13 years in prison for running heroin between London and Wellingborough.

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