New capital investment opportunity – projects sought for Local Growth Fund

Businesses, public sector and voluntary and community organisations are invited to submit bids for a new round of funding from the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) Local Growth Programme. Last month the SEMLEP Board approved a new bidding round open to ...

People urged to speak out against planned rail cuts

The proposed changes to the East Midlands rail franchise could have a “detrimental impact” on rail users in Wellingborough according to the director of Bovis Homes. The Stanton Cross developer has launched a campaign to keep Wellingborough connected by rail. Changes outlined in a...

Recruitment programme set up for Rushden Lakes

A free recruitment programme, set up by the owners of the Rushden Lakes leisure complex, has been launched to help the unemployed find work. Recruit Rushden Lakes has been set up by The Crown Estate to provide unemployed people with details of local job opportunities, which in...

Continental market move described as ‘catastrophic’ by members of Wellingborough’s business community

The decision not to allow a continental market to take place in its usual spot in Wellingborough this month has been described as a ‘catastrophic’ by members of the town’s business community. John Cable, executive director of Wellingborough BID, received the...

Christmas safety campaign launched in Wellingborough

People on their Christmas parties or out for festive drinks in Wellingborough are being urged to think ‘safety’ as part of a town-wide campaign. The Stay SAFE initiative has been launched in partnership with the Wellingborough Business Improvement District (BID) and Sanjai...

Discover your favourite tipple for Christmas at Wellingborough Brewery

People are invited to raise a glass to Christmas at a family brewer’s wine tasting event. More than 30 wines from around the world will be on offer at the informal evening being hosted by Hart Family Brewers. In exchange for £10 people can pop along to the Nene Court brewery...