The Media Archive for Central England is the public screen archive for the East and West Midlands. An independent charity and company based at the University of Lincoln, MACE acquires, catalogues, preserves and makes widely available moving image materials that inform our understanding of the diverse cultures and histories of communities between the Lincolnshire coast and the Welsh border.
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Wellingborough Redevelopment Plan
10,000 people from London to move to Wellingborough, a Northamptonshire town of 30,000, and no plans for any entertainment facilities.
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After silent views of Wellingborough town centre Leslie Dunn talks to Howard Deighton from the local council about a proposal to move 10,000 'overspill' people from London to the town. It's eight miles from Northampton so he thinks the lack of any facilities is not a problem. A view that is generally not shared by the town's people interviewed by Dunn later in the news item.