Wellingborough is a market town in the “Wellingborough District” of the county which is known as “The Rose of the Shires”, Northamptonshire, 11 miles from Northampton on the north side of the River Nene. Originally named “Wendelingburgh”, the Anglo-Saxon settlement is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 as “Wendelburie”.

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Perhaps one of the most exciting attractions in Wellingborough is the Santa Pod Raceway, Europe’s first permanent drag racing venue for 1/4- and 1/8-mile racing. It was built on a disused Second World War air base, once used by the 92nd Bomber Group (NN29 7XA).

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Rural Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Things to do in Wellingborough

  • The Wellingborough Museum is a local museum which takes you through the history of the town and local villages.
  • Irchester Country Park blends nature conservation with activities for visitors. It is set in more than 200 acres and the woodland was planted back in the 1960’s. There’s a cafe for sandwiches and light meals.
  • Irchester Narrow Gauge Railway Museum – based at Irchester Country Park.
  • Stanwick Lakes – built on former gravel quarry, the Lakes are based just a outside Wellingborough. In the 1980’s a Roman Villa was discovered and a mosaic is on show at the park’s visitor centre. There is a cafe, indoor play area and interesting displays. The kids love the adventure trails around the lakes which include rope bridges and sand and water play park.

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If you feel that your relationship has broken down, these Wellingborough family law firms may be able to help:

  • Northants Family Law – 17 Sheep St, Wellingborough, NN8 1BL
  • Wilson Browne Solicitors – 60B Oxford St, Wellingborough, NN8 4JJ
  • Ryan & Frost Solicitors – Regent House, 61-62 Oxford Street, Wellingborough NN8 4JJ

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Relationship breakdowns and heartache

Even if you were the one to instigate the breakup, the end of a marriage or relationship is difficult and will throw your life into turmoil as you realise there are lots of issues to work through with the person you no longer want to be with. Communications will be tricky and stressful. Maybe you didn’t see the break-up coming and are in shock or have escaped a violent marriage and don’t know which way to turn. Whatever the reason, dealing with your feelings isn’t easy. The other side of the coin could be that you still want to be with your partner and to be married.  Releasing a relationship for whatever reason, can leave the future looking very bleak and intimidating. It’s a difficult time. Don’t be afraid to ask for help.

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You will be forced to deal with issues you never thought you would have to consider such as sharing childcare, moving house, dealing with in-laws and if the separation isn’t amicable you could be led into lengthy court proceedings; dealing with solicitors and legal jargon. All this will take its toll on your mental wellbeing. You have to remember that thousands of people every year go through this process too. The majority of them go onto lead happy and enriched lives and say that they are the happiest they have ever been. There is light at the end of the tunnel, you just need to find a way to see it and maybe you need someone to guide you to that illumination. 

You’re likely to feel an abundance of emotions; one minute on a high of adrenalin when something goes your way and the next grieving for what you believe you have lost. It’s a rollercoaster and you are not sure when the ride will stop. Anger and confusion only add to the severe anxiety which is making you hyper-vigilant.

It’s easy to forget to deal with financial matters when your life is in turmoil. We have found these financial advisers in and around Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

  • Oyster Wealth Management – 21-24 Bradfield Road, Wellingborough NN8 4HB
  • Kemble Warwick & Co – 20 Park Rd, Wellingborough, NN8 4PG

Bereavement and Financial Planning

The death of a spouse may result in dealing with very difficult financial matters, especially for those who may be inexperienced. Many counsellors comment that frequently, the anger part of the grieving process stems from a partner being left to deal with “money worries”. Often the person left behind has never ever had to deal with such matters as their partner took charge of bills etc. If the bereavement was premature or unexpected, this can be even more terrifying. Read more about this….

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