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Men in Corby are among the grumpiest in Britain (apparently!)

Corby in Northamptonshire. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Men living in a Northamptonshire town are among the most grumpiest in Britain apparently!

According to a new study, Corby is among top towns with the UK's most grumpiest men.

The survey looked at data from 250,000 men registered with a dating site to see how strongly they agreed with the statement "I laugh often'.

The scores were then averaged out by area and, as laughter is a sign of happiness, the towns with lowest scores determined where the grumpiest men in the UK live.

The results revealed that Victor Meldrew types would feel right at home in Corby - with men in the town being ranked as the UK's 7th grumpiest.

Top came Spalding in Lincolnshire.

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Hundreds expected at meeting to fight housing proposal

East Bergholt is the birthplace of artist John Constable. Credit: ITV Anglia.

More than 200 people are expected at a meeting tonight where it will be decided if 150 new homes will be built in Constable country.

The controversial plans would see the homes built in the Suffolk village of East Bergholt immortalised by artist John Constable.

Those fighting the proposals say the area would be ruined if the building goes ahead.

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