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The latest from Wellingborough's business community

Opening of Leyland workspace helps create 100 jobs

Northern Trust has officially opened a new 42,447 sq ft industrial development on their popular Leyland Trading Estate in Wellingborough. Part-funded by the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) Local Growth Fund, the 13-unit facility was  officially unveiled...
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Final week to reap the rewards in Wellingborough Christmas shopping scheme

Shoppers have just one week to reap the rewards of a town centre reward scheme, designed to encourage people to shop local this Christmas. All shoppers who spend £10 or more in participating stores in Wellingborough will be awarded a scratch card giving them the chance to win...
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2018 Chamber Business Awards winners revealed

The winners of the 2018 Wellingborough Chamber of Commerce Business Awards have been announced. The ceremony took place at Wellingborough Golf Club during a special breakfast on Friday, November 30. The awards celebrate commercial excellence in the borough of Wellingborough. The...
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Multi-million pound training facility to fill construction skills gap

Work is under way on a multi-million pound training facility to help fill a skills gap in the construction industry. A £4.75 million Advanced Construction Engineering (ACE) Centre is being built at Northampton College’s Booth Lane campus to train the next generation of builders,...
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Finalists preparing for battle in annual Wellingborough business awards

Finalists in the Wellingborough business awards are preparing to battle it out for top honours in the town’s third annual breakfast ceremony. Entries have been narrowed down across three categories to go head to head to claim first place in the annual Wellingborough Chamber of...
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Local businesses encouraged to invest in local talent

LOCAL employers say that recruiting young people with relevant skills and attributes remains challenging. Sound familiar? The great news is that more businesses are getting involved in finding solutions to this challenge and the appetite among local employers is growing. The...
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Finalists preparing for battle in annual Wellingborough business awards

Finalists in the Wellingborough Chamber of Commerce business awards are preparing to battle it out for top honours in the town’s third annual breakfast ceremony. Entries have been narrowed down across three categories to go head to head to claim first place in the annual...
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Wellingborough pub scoops county award

The Little Ale House in The High Street, Wellingborough has recently been awarded ‘Pub of the Year’ in the SME Awards for Northamptonshire. Voted for by the public, landlady and owner Tracie Clarke-Piggot said: ’This is just fantastic, we are so proud to win this and want to...
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Breakfast dates to celebrate re-opening of Wellingborough Bridge

A business effected by the closure of Wellingborough’s Finedon Road bridge is inviting fellow trades people and members of the public to join them for breakfast on a series of dates in November. To celebrate the re-opening of the bridge and the end of six months disruption,...
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