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...

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...

Loss of 110 jobs as engine manufacturers Mahle Powertrain close Wellingborough base

    Engine manufacturers Mahle Powertain have closed their Wellingorough site with the loss of more than 110 jobs.   The factory located in Booth Drive, Park Farm Industrial Estate closed at the end of April. Plant manager, Anthony Green, told the Northamptonshire...

PALLITE leads the way in secure packaging design

PALLITE – The Alternative Packaging Company will showcase the capabilities of a £100,000 technology, which has put the company at the forefront of secure packaging design, at two major conferences in Birmingham. Using versatile CNC technology, PALLITE can successfully add bespoke...

Finedon Road railway bridge closed until September

Road diversions will be in place for six months while work takes place to demolish and reconstruct Finedon Road railway bridge in Wellingborough. Vehicles will not be allowed to cross the bridge until Friday, September 28, as part of the work taking place to upgrade the Midland...

Improvement plans for busy roundabout go on show next week

Plans for improvement works to the A45 Chowns Mill roundabout will go on show next week. Highways England is inviting people to the Park Road Baptist Church, Rushden, between 2pm and 8pm on Friday, April 6 and between 10am and 4pm on Saturday, April 7. Here they will be given the...