About the Center
Corby town is located in the county of Northamptonshire, England. It is located at a distance of 23 miles northeast of the Northampton. Borough had a population of 61,300 according to 2011 census. In 2010 figures were released that revealed that Corby has fastest growing population in the whole of England and Northamptonshire. This town was once known as “Little Scotland” due to a large number of migrant workers from Scottish who came to Corby for working in Steel industry. With the opening of Corby railway station, a large regeneration process started in this town. In 2009 Corby International Pool and 2010 Corby Cube building was opened. Corby Borough Council offices are located in Corby and also houses 450 seat theatre, public library and other amenities for the community.
Employment and Education
Jobs in Corby is partial towards manufacturing and against health, education and administration. Many industries are built on the fences of the town. In Corby, Fairline Boats are manufactured. In the north of the city, Weetabix Limited make Weetos. Near Rockingham Speedway RS components are situated. Amy’s Kitchen recently opened a factory in Corby, and here it manufactures products for UK market.
According to 2011 census, Corby had a population of 61,225 which comprises 85% white Britishers and 9.1% other white people, 1.4% mixed race, 1.7% Black and 1.4% Asian. Corby’s least white people are located in British ward of Oakley Vale.
Education wise Corby has various colleges. Tresham Institute of Further and Higher education, Corby campus provides a broad range of courses for post 16 students and other learners. Nearest universities located are the University of Northampton, 23 miles to the south. Both De Montfort University in Leicester and University of Leicester and 25 miles to the west. In England, Brooke Weston Academy was one of fifteen CTCs and was opened in 1990. Brooke Weston CTC continuously achieves better examination results, and since September 2008, it has been a City Academy. Corby has 17 primary schools out of which two are Church of England Schools and three Roman Catholic Schools. One school is for children with significant problems.