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The latest from Wellingborough's business community

One of Wellingborough’s oldest buildings will re-open as a pub next week. Rob Hart, president of Wellingborough Chamber of Trade and owner of Hart Family Brewers, who have premises at Nene Court, will add another string to his bow when he becomes landlord of The Old House...
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Town centre road closure

A section of Irthlingborough Road in Wellingborough will be closed for up to five months as work is carried out on the Stanton Cross development. Improvements to the road network will take place during the closure. It is earmarked to re-open on March 16. Speaking to the...
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Job losses at MISCO headquarters in Wellingborough

Misco UK has entered administration after turnaround efforts at the business failed to deliver against a background of tough market conditions. Attempts to breathe new life into Misco UK, who’s headquarters are based in Darby Close on Wellingborough’s Park Farm...
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The Big Conversation – Further Education in Wellingborough

The provision of further education in the borough has been under the spotlight, and a cause of concern, since the announcement last year that the trust that ran Tresham College was in severe financial difficulty. Students and employers in the town faced yet more uncertainty with...
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History of Brewing in Northamptonshire

  Interested to find out the history behind brewing in Northamptonshire? Rob Hart, President of Wellingborough Chamber of Commerce and owner of Hart Family Brewers will give a talk on Brewing in Northamptonshire on Thursday, October 19th at The Wellingborough Museum in...
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Learn how to hit the headlines with PR workshop

Businesses across Northamptonshire can discover the power of publicity thanks to a new PR Academy launched by a Chamber member. The OJ PR Academy, run by Orange Juice Communications, will reveal the tricks of the trade and give business owners and marketing managers invaluable...
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Plans to grow college provision as merger completes

Tresham College has successfully merged with Bedford College to form the Bedford College Group. The merger, completed last month, has seen the successful joining of Wellingborough, Kettering, Corby, The National College of Motorsport at Silverstone, Shuttleworth College at Old...
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Public urged to nominate community champions

People living in Wellingborough are being urged to nominate their community champion. Entries for the Community Award of the second annual Wellingborough Chamber of Commerce Business Awards are being sought. Other categories businesses can enter include Services Business of the...
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Swimming pool to re-open next week

Swimmers in Wellingborough will be able to swim for free all day during public sessions when the Waendel Leisure Centre pool reopens on Monday 4 September. Anyone visiting the centre on the day can enter a free prize draw to win a month-long family swim pass, normally wort...
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