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Quebec House - Fresh Student Living. In , Corby held a mock referendum in the run up to the Scottish independence referendum. The song Steeltown by Big Country title track of the album was written about the town of Corby, telling how many Scots went to work there, but found themselves unemployed when the steelworks declined.
According to the Census 1. November saw the opening of the Corby Cube , a major development in the town centre. As well as new council chamber, registrar office, and public library, the Cube is home to a seat theatre and capacity studio theatre. A programme of live theatre, dance, music and standup comedy is complemented by a participation programme encouraging all parts of Corby community to get involved.
Recently the theatre started screening films, twice a week and including current mainstream releases and the best in world, independent and art house cinema. A crater on Mars discovered in the late s was named after Corby, in reference to a famous transcript of a conversation in June between the crew of the Apollo 11 mission and mission control, whereby world news was relayed to the crew, amongst it was the news that "in Corby, an Irishman named John Coyle won the World's Porridge Eating Championship by consuming 23 bowls of instant oatmeal in 10 minutes".
The reply from Apollo Corby's main football team is Corby Town F. It is also home to the Stewarts and Lloyds Rugby Football Club which despite the long closure of the steel industry maintains its proud heritage of its industrial roots. Corby also has an athletics club for unders to over 60s. The town is located along the A43 , A , A and is 6 miles 9. Corby lies within two hours' drive of four international airports: Birmingham , Luton , Stansted and East Midlands.
Being a new town, Corby's road network is different from that of older towns. There are several dual carriageways, most of the principal roads have wide reservations and high speed limits and pedestrian crossings over them are often underpasses.
However, Corby is only connected by dual carriageway to one neighbouring town, Kettering the A All other roads into the town are single carriageways. Corby is served by six bus routes under the Corby Star brand name. It is also operated by Stagecoach. Plans to build a new bus station in Corby are being considered by the council following the closure of the old bus station in August Following a number of years when the town had no railway station, a new facility opened on 23 February There is also a limited peak time service running north to Oakham and Melton Mowbray.
Since the s the unemployment rate has returned to a level closer to the national average 2. Fairline Boats are manufactured here. Weetabix Limited make Weetos in the north of the town. RS Components are based near Rockingham Speedway. Amy's Kitchen has recently opened a factory here, and now manufactures products for the UK market here.
According to the Census the proportion of the working age population with degree-level qualifications 8. According to the census, Corby had a population of 61, and was The Corby campus of Tresham Institute of Further and Higher Education provides a range of vocational courses for post students and adult learners. Since several of Corby's other secondary schools have fared less well with a series of poor examination results and critical inspection reports leading to mergers and closures, the most recent being the closure of Our Lady and Pope John School in Currently there are five secondary schools in Corby: Corby Business Academy has a special unit for children with severe special educational needs.
All four schools have sixth forms for post students. Corby has 17 primary schools, of which two are Church of England schools, three are Roman Catholic and one for children with severe behavioural and emotional difficulties. The company is working closely with Corby Borough Council, Land Securities town centre owners , the East Midlands Development Agency and the Homes and Communities Agency to regenerate the town centre as part of the masterplan for the whole town. The population of Corby town is expected to double in the next 30 years through housing on large estates such as Prior's Hall, Little Stanion, Oakley Vale and Great Oakley.
In October Corby's new shopping precinct, Willow Place, opened. Although the Evolution Corby project is currently on hold, limited aesthetic augmentation work within the town centre continues. It is a refurbished s Cooperative Store and its name refers to the history of the area: The local Conservative Party, who call themselves "Team Corby", have argued that further regeneration in Corby should be delivered through bringing visitors to the town to visit its numerous historic sites.
They argue that a co-ordinated tourism programme will increase and diversify the population available for the leisure industry to market to, and thus result in more local leisure facilities being opened. Stephen Fry was the voice-over in a campaign running in London from to entice people to move to Corby and the surrounding area including Rushden , Kettering and Wellingborough.
The North Northamptonshire Development Corporation's  campaign uses newspaper and London Underground advertisements, and also local radio with North Northamptonshire, being dubbed 'North Londonshire',  as the area is only an hour from London St Pancras by rail.
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The campaign was criticised by residents in the county proud of the Northamptonshire name. In July Corby Borough Council was found liable for negligently exposing pregnant women to toxic waste during the reclamation of the former British Steel Corporation steelworks, causing birth defects to their children.
The ruling was significant as it was the first in the world to find that airborne pollution could cause such birth defects. As with the rest of the British Isles and Northamptonshire, Corby experiences a maritime climate with cool summers and mild winters.
The nearest official Metoffice weather station for which online records are available is Caldecott , about 3 miles 4. Caldecott is in fact frostier than the frost hollow at Shawbury However, given temperatures between the —90 period displayed below and — period have typically increased by 0. Corby is twinned with:.
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We have a collection of devices for measuring the very small extensions which occur during testing. There are obviously known as "Extensometers". The actuator is 18 inch diameter and 6 ft stroke.
Samples up to 20 ft long can be tested in tension or compression, and up to 26 ft span in bending. Crushing, shear and torsion tests are also possible. It has a very compact compound-lever force measurement system and a force-displacement recording drum. The machine crosshead is screw-driven with provision for 2-speed hand or power drive from overhead lineshaft.
This picture shows in the foreground a small Avery machine dating from and behind an Amsler vertical machine from the s. Both were donated to the museum from a parachute company where they were used to test such as things as lines and webbing. The Avery is purely mechanical and hand operated, whereas the Amsler is oil hydraulic with a motor driven pump. Impact testing is used to determine the behaviour of materials under shock loading. We have an Izod type machine. This French Charpy machine was made in and spent all of its working life at Imperial College.
It came to the museum in full working order. It is believed to the oldest such machine is existence. The Brinell machine uses a steel ball indenter. This is applied to the surface with a specified force for a given length of time, the size of the hemispherical indentation is then measured. A formula is used to determine a relative hardness value. The vickers machine uses a diamond point indenter in the shape of a pyramid.
As with the Brinell this is applied to the surface with a specified force for a given length of time, on this machine electrically controlled.
The size of the indentation is then measured. It appears as a square under the microscope so the distances between opposite corners are measured. This machine is for tesing the quality of cement. The cement is used to make a small dogbone shaped briquette with a central cross section of 1 sq inch.
This is clamped into the machine and subject to a load in tension by running lead shot into the bucket from the tall green bin on the right. When the dog bone breaks the lead shot bucket is weighed to give a direct measure of the force required.
This device is for checking the accuracy of pressure gauges. Weights are added in increments of one pound, each of which should increase the reading by 10 p. A company limited by guarantee. Company registered number Registered Charity Number David Kirkaldy's Office General view Our Library A mechanical adding machine A press for embossing letterheads Milners Patent Fire-Resisting safe The microscope awarded to William George Kirkaldy Extensometers We have a collection of devices for measuring the very small extensions which occur during testing.
Extensometers 1 Extensometers 2 Extensometers 3 Extensometers 4. Visitors can have a go at crushing a concrete cube on this machine. The Avery front and Amsler rear Machines This picture shows in the foreground a small Avery machine dating from and behind an Amsler vertical machine from the s. Impact Testing The Izod Machine Impact testing is used to determine the behaviour of materials under shock loading. The Vickers Machine The vickers machine uses a diamond point indenter in the shape of a pyramid.
A letter regarding the bricks being tested. With a transcription Dear Sir With reference to your enquiry of the 9th inst. The "Luffenham" bricks were taken from a stack of bricks brought from Lord Aucland's yard at that place.
The bricks marked "Glaston O" were taken from the large stack condemmed by yourself and Mr Buslow and those marked "Glaston K" were taken from one of the kilns in Glaston yard which you passed on the 19th April. You will also find the above explanation in my letter of the 14th April.