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The latest from Wellingborough's business community

Grants up to £5,000 to help you make digital improvements to your business.

Digital Improvement Grants are now available for Northamptonshire small and medium enterprises to cover the costs of innovative digital business improvement projects up to £5,000. Northamptonshire-based SMEs can apply for the funding to implement a digital enhancement project to...
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More than 300 people sign petition against car park regeneration plans

Residents opposed to the regeneration of a car park in Wellingborough town centre are being urged to make their voices heard. Hundreds of people attended a meeting to discuss the future of Jackson’s Lane car park and plans to build 85 houses and 29 apartments on the site. So far...
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More European funding for businesses

A new wave of funding for businesses is expected to be launched next week (the week commencing 11th June 2018). The minimum grant value will be £50,000 and the minimum project value is £100,000. Details will be announced the SEMLEP website. The funding call window is extended...
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Developing New Markets and New Customers 4th June @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm This half-day interactive workshop looks at how to develop new markets and win new customers in order to drive business growth. A facilitated exploration of why customers buy from you and why others do...
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Entries open for 2018 Business Awards

Entries have opened for the third annual Wellingborough Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. Designed to celebrate commercial success, the awards are open to all businesses across the borough, not just existing members. Entrants need to demonstrate excellence, specifically how...
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GDPR compliance

New regulations were introduced last week aimed at protecting people’s personal information. We welcome the new measures brought in through GDPR. If you receive our monthly newsletter it is because you either a member or have actively registered to receive it. We hold your...
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Reform church meeting set to take place over parking

A public meeting about the proposed High Street development is set to take place at the United Reform Church (URC) at 6pm on May 31, 2018. The meeting has been called to discuss the proposed sale, development and the potential loss of parking. This parking issue revolves around...
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Crowds make beer festival another major success

The Wellingborough Waendel Beer Festival pulled in the crowds once again. The three-day event, organised by the Wellingborough Chamber of Commerce, took at All Saints Church Hall in Midland Road from 4pm to midnight on Thursday, May 10 and from 12 noon to midnight on Friday, May...
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National survey reveals Wellingborough has improved as a place to live and work

Improved figures for long-term unemployment and better recycling rates have helped to make Wellingborough a better place to live and work. According to national research by Grant Thornton accountants, Wellingborough has been named as one of two places in the region to have made...
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