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Our Editor is always on the look-out for articles and topics about the lost industrial heritage in Northamptonshire. Regular topics are reports on the Winter lectures and the summer walks and visits, which cover a wide range of topics and places.
Copy date for issue 161: 30th November
Guidelines for articles
Articles should be no longer than about 1200 words. If the subject matter is considered to be of special interest and, in the author's opinion, warrants a longer article, the author is advised to discuss the matter with the editor prior to submission.
Photographs and/or drawings are always welcome to accompany the article and should be supported with appropriate captions. If not the author's own work, the source of any graphic material should be fully referenced and acknowledged.
Submission may be either by post or by email:
- When sending material through the post, it should be sent first class, especially if it contains photographs, slides or other graphic material. Photographs and slides will be returned after use.
- Articles sent electronically should be sent in one of the standard formats:
- Word™ (.doc),
- Rich text format (.rtf) or
- Plain text (.txt).
- Images and other graphical data should be sent as separate individual attachments. Images should be larger that 2.2 Mpx (megapixels) in either JPEG (.jpg) or TIFF (.tif) format. Vector data should be in one of the recognised formats:
- Adobe Illustrator™ (.ai),
- windows metafile (.wmf), or
- Visio™ (.vsd).
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Issue 159, Summer 2021
- Northampton Museum
- Maurice Broomfield (photographer of industrial topics)
- Underfall Yard at Britol Floating Dock
- Church belltower visits
- Upper Dean Windmill
- Goodbye to Northamptonshire County Council
- Items from Kettering Leader, 1917
- Edward Harrison Barwell: Northampton Iron Founder
- Northampton Electric Light and Power Company marker
- Northampton Sand Ironstone
- How I became a Mining Surveyor
- No 5 Blast Furnace, Normanby Park Steelworks, Scunthorpe
- Wicksteed Engineering
- Kettering Ironworks