Macildowie has been ‘Building Great Futures’ in Northamptonshire since 1993. Northamptonshire is a ceremonial county in the East Midlands, the county is landlocked between eight other counties: Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Lincolnshire. Historically, Northamptonshire is known for the industry of manufacturing of boots and shoes. The manufacturers of Dr. Martens, still have their UK base in Wollaston near Wellingborough.
In 2015 Northamptonshire had a population of 723,000. The county is home to Weetabix, Carlsberg and Dr Martens, with a great history in the shoe and leather industry in the county. Along with this, the county is home to some beautiful historical buildings including Althorp House. Althorp House is home to an exhibition commemorating the life of Diana, Princess of Wales.
There is one University located in Northamptonshire, the University of Northampton. This university has two campuses and over 10,000 students, which can study a wide range of subjects including traditional arts, humanities and sciences subjects, as well as entrepreneurship, product design and advertising.
The county is also known for its professional football team Northampton Town F.C. The team attracts between 4,000 and 6,000 fans on average each game day and has been part of the Football League since 1920. Northampton Town F.C home ground is named Sixfields Stadium and has been opened in 1994 and can hold up to 7,500 people.