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town (1991 pop. 48,704) and district, Northamptonshire, central England. Situated over one of the world's largest ironstone fields, Corby has grown rapidly since the 1930s, when new techniques of steel production were developed. Steelworks were the chief industry until the British Steel Corp. closed in 1979, after which the town's economy shifted toward engineering.



a city in Great Britain, in the county of Northampton. Population, 48,000 (1971). The city was built in the 1930’s at the site of a large metallurgical combine (near an iron-ore deposit).

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Corby had a number of long-range attempts but never seriously troubled debutant Worcester keeper James Severn, Ashley Sammons coming closest with a powerful shot narrowly wide.
The Trust started with what is now known as Brooke Weston Academy, a high achieving school located in Corby.
This new and ambitious musical production, combining amateurs and professional artists, will be performed at The Core at Corby Cube in autumn 2016.
In May, it was reported that Corby has rekindled her romance with Panangian, whom she met in jail in Kuta while he was serving time on minor drug offences.
She said: "We see, in Corby, a graphic illustration of the close bonds of family and friendship that exist between Scotland the rest of the UK.
Corby appeared to be wearing a short-sleeved white top with a black garment over it, plus a number of scarves and black pants.
Corby, who is in his mid-30s and originally from Co Leitrim, was found guilty in October.
If we'd played anything like we can we would have beaten Corby, but too many players had an off day and you simply can't afford that in the FA Cup.
The second half proved more even but it took a mistake by Corby keeper Paul Walker to create a 76th minute equaliser.
Inspired to provide an alternative, Corby approached Mariah LeFeber, a dance/movement therapist who teaches dance technique at the university.
Situated on a country manor estate and featuring all the advantages of modern city life, Corby Grove Apartments offers the requisite combination of home comfort and stylish living within one large building.
April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP is pleased to announce that Corby Jones will join the firm as an of counsel member of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution group effective Friday, April 5, 2013.