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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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Address : Corby Borough Council, Grosvenor House, George Street
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The brand portfolio and other assets acquired by Corby will continue to operate from Foreign Affair's current location in Vineland, Ontario.
Indonesia plans to deploy more than a hundred police officers to help with the deportation of convicted Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby on Saturday, as Australian media mount round the clock stakeouts to catch a glimpse of her.
The nerves were evident when Corby pulled one back with eight minutes to play, just as Nantwich had done in the previous game before they completed a remarkable late turnaround to win 3-2.
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.
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.
Suffice to say, Sins of the Father has not been popular with the Corby family or their supporters.
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.
COLWYN BAY 1 Hopley (76) CORBY TOWN 3 Hendrie (22), Rooney (82), Ives (90) FA CUP COLWYN Bay manager Frank Sinclair says his side must show character and recover quickly from the huge disappointment of Saturday's FA Cup defeat.