Wellingborough street closed after reports of large pole hanging from building


Emergency services were called after reports of a pole hanging from a town centre building.

Police and the fire service went out to Sheep Street in Wellingborough at 1.50pm today (Monday) after a member of the public reported that a large pole was hanging from a building in the one-way street.

A spokesman for the police said they were called because it was a possible obstruction in the road, but the area was re-opened by 2.10pm.

A tweet from the fire service said: “Loose pole for advertising banner removed to prevent injury to the public.”