Wellingborough (borough)


Wellingborough (borough)

Infobox UK district
name = Borough of Wellingborough


status = Borough
region = East Midlands
admincounty = Northamptonshire
area = Ranked 204th
163.04 km²
adminhq = Wellingborough
onscode = 34UH
population = Ranked English district rank|ONS=34UH
English district population|ONS=34UH
English district density|ONS=34UH / km²
ethnicity = 90.8% White
4.5% S.Asian
2.5% Afro-Caribbean
politics = Borough Council of Wellingborough
http://www.wellingborough.gov.uk
leadership = Alternative - Sec.31
executive = English district control|ONS=34UH
mayor =
mp = Peter Bone
year = 2005

Wellingborough is a local government district and borough in Northamptonshire, England. It is named after Wellingborough, its main town, but also includes surrounding rural areas.

The local council prefers to call itself the 'Borough Council of Wellingborough' rather than the more usual form 'Wellingborough Borough Council'.

The borough covers almost the same area as the Wellingborough constituency. It was formed on April 1, 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, by a merger of the borough of Wellingborough with Wellingborough Rural District.


=Settlements and parishes=

Other than Wellingborough itself the borough includes:

*Bozeat
*Earls Barton, Easton Maudit, Ecton
*Finedon
*Great Doddington, Great Harrowden, Grendon
*Hardwick
*Irchester, Isham
*Little Harrowden, Little Irchester
*Mears Ashby
*Orlingbury
*Strixton, Sywell
*Wilby, Wollaston


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