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Wellingborough’s Medieval Festival set to be ‘biggest and best’ yet.

This year’s “biggest and best” Medieval Festival will transport Wellingborough back to the Middle Ages with knights on horseback, ferret racing and magic shows set to create an action-packed weekend. A collection of colourful characters, including an Executioner, a Barber Surgeon...

Town centre can thrive as neighbour of £50m shopping complex

Town centre retailers can ‘thrive’ as neighbours of the £50m Rushden Lakes development, according to the new chairman of Wellingborough’s retail community. Chris Bailey will take over the reigns as chairman of the Wellingborough Business Improvement District from Mick Wilson. The...

Wellingborough’s first Chilli Fiesta set to spice things up

The first ever Chilli Fiesta is set to take place in Wellingborough later this month. The free event will take place in Orient Place, just off Market Street, on Saturday, September 26 from 10.30am to 5.30pm. Several chilli producers from across the UK, such as Chilli Direct, the...

The Great Wellingborough Bake Off is back

Budding bakers will “knead” to know the forthcoming dates for Wellingborough’s very own version of the Great British Bake Off if they want to enter. The contest, inspired by the hit BBC series, will take place on Saturday, October 10, from 10am – 4pm. This is the third...

Last few days to enjoy Wellingborough seaside

Visitors have one more week to make the most of the pop up beach in Wellingborough town centre. The temporary sand structure, which was set up in Market Street at the beginning of the month, will be dismantled on Sunday, August 30. The 130-square metre beach has been organised by...

Seaside coming to Wellingborough

Shoppers in Wellingborough will have the chance to experience the seaside in their town centre next month. A four-week long bucket and spade extravaganza will take place in Market Street starting on Saturday, August 8, and running until Saturday, August 29. Despite being more...