Write Your Story

You are invited to share your written story about Northants through our website. Unlike our other Your Story activities, you can share this right away! 

Prose or poetry, autobiography or fiction – as long as it’s in some way to connected to Northamptonshire it’s welcome here! You can remain anonymous or write under a pseudonym if you want to – just make sure to enter this in the form below.

Not sure where to start? Here are some possible starting points:

When did your relationship with your town begin?

What makes your town unlike anywhere else?

What personal memories does it hold?

What do you associate specifically with the town?

How has it changed in your lifetime?

What do you think the future holds for it?

Please complete the required fields.

If you have an image you would like to appear beside your text, please send it to Andy at andy@60milesbyroadorrail.co.uk

Shared stories

Then and now

My parents moved to Hunsbury in the eighties when it was still a building site, and I’ve grown up in the town. I remember trips to the Oven Door bakery […]

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Returning home

I have recently returned home from years of studying (years and years) and how much has changed! The town centre feels like a shell of what it once was but […]

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Acidic Lime Signs

The main thing I can remember about the Northampton Development Corporation was their bright green logo everywhere, like acidic lime colour. They had huge billboards all over the eastern side […]

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