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Marafiki Trusts builds on friendships in Kenya

Marafiki Trusts builds on friendships in Kenya

Africa has a way of casting a spell over its visitors, and for many, Africa has become something much more important than safaris in its pristine wildlife reserves.…

Healthy and happy hens make good eggs

Healthy and happy hens make good eggs

Leigh Fowler, the owner of Fowler’s Poultry, produces top-quality free-range eggs on a farm in Kings Cliffe. His farm has sold eggs at the Stamford Farmers’ market for…

Farmers bring quality to the market

Farmers bring quality to the market

On the second Saturday of each month, an excellent Farmers’ Market is held in the centre of Oundle where local produce is sold directly to the public. There…

News

VE Day celebrations in Oundle

VE Day celebrations in Oundle

Dame Vera Lynn’s wartime anthem “We’ll Meet Again” was the soundtrack for this year’s celebrations…

Cotterstock Church thieves get court date

In July 2016 three and a half tonnes of lead were removed from the roof…

Police beat

Operation Snap has made its first conviction. The police undertaking allows people to upload dashcam…

Inspection report recognises Prince William School

After nine years of being rated as “Requires Improvement”, Prince William School was finally returned…

Conservatives turn marginal seat blue

In the 2019 general election, the constituency of Corby and East Northants saw a significant…

Business

Bakery favourites at Cookies

Bakery favourites at Cookies

In a peak-global economy, the future is localism, and is best represented by Cookies, a quintessentially British bakery in the centre of Oundle. Cookies opened in Raunds in…

Traditional butchers are on trend

Traditional butchers are on trend

The distinctive, vintage tiled shopfront of Seven Wells Family Butchers lends reassurance this is a shop with a pedigree. In, fact, there has been a butchers on this…

New boys in town offer a First Class cut and shave

New boys in town offer a First Class cut and shave

While there is plenty of choice for women who use hair and beauty services in Oundle, now men have a new destination for traditional men’s grooming. First Class…

Sports

Oundle Golf Club members back on course

The Oundle Golf Club is a member’s owned club which has been part of the community since 1893. During the Second…

Tennis Club opens for the summer

Amongst the wide range of sports offered in Oundle, the Oundle Tennis Club has been a force in the community since…

New Sports Centre makes preparations for launch

It will not be long before the cranes are dismantled and the hoardings removed to reveal the new Oundle School Sports…