Wellingborough, aka “Well Rough”

Living in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Some towns get articles on this site because of mass unemployment and petty (and not so petty) crime, others because they’re too small and underdeveloped to support any decent nightlife or culture. Wellingborough manages to do both at once. Once upon a time the town had a major railway depot, in addition to various factories […]

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Rugby: Warehouse jobs and drugs a plenty

Living in Rugby, Warwickshire

So where to begin …when you’d rather not? What’s not to like about Drugby? Sandwiched between the post war mess that’s Coventry and Hell hole of Northampton. It’s an area sliding into decay. It’s unfair to point out the town centre which is held together by Charity shops and failing independent retailers as that is […]

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