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The latest from Wellingborough's business community

Council consultation on market rights

Members of the public are being given the opportunity to have their say on the rules that govern Wellingborough Market.   Wellingborough Council has opened a consultation on its Market Rights Policy, which says that no indoor, outdoor market consisting of five or more...
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Chance to celebrate local shops in national campaign

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Shoppers are being urged to support Wellingborough...
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Jobs will be created as logistics firm expands

Wellingborough’s central location and “excellent” transport links have attracted logistics firm Yusen Logistics (UK) Ltd to expand their presence in the town. The new 379,000sq ft building, located at Prologis Park Wellingborough West, which is located next to...
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Business community invited to have their say on the European Social Fund  

Date: July 18th, 10:00 – 15:00 You are cordially invited to attend a Consultation Event to discuss the priorities for the second phase of the European Social Fund (ESF) programme. Date: 18 July 2017 Time: 10.00am until 3.00pm Venue: Luton Hat Factory, Luton, LU1 2EY Since...
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Get involved in Wellingborough’s first festival of art, music and culture

The community of Wellingborough is being asked to “pull together” to celebrate all their town has to offer in the first festival of art, music and culture. Shop owners, business owners, charities, theatre groups and other community organisations alike are being encouraged to...
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Taking Chamber meetings on tour

The Chamber has launched a new scheme to get out and visit our members by taking Executive Committee meetings on the road. Members of the Committee held the July meeting at Hampton Steel Ltd’s board room as part of the new initiative instead of the usual venue at the town’s Ibis...
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Entries open for 2017 business awards

Entries have opened for the second 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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Tresham College to merge with Bedford College

Tresham College will merge with Bedford College in a move which will see courses and programmes expanded across Wellingborough, Kettering and Corby sites. The merge will take place this summer and see the formation of the Bedford College Group, which includes Shuttleworth College...
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More than 1,400 job seekers attend Rushden Lakes recruitment fair

More than 1,400 local job seekers attended the Rushden Lakes Jobs & Skills Fair at the end of last month. The event, hosted in partnership with Jobcentre Plus on May 26 at Rushden’s Pemberton Centre, brought job seekers, employers, support and training services together...
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