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When “Hellraiser” Ginger Baker came to town

When “Hellraiser” Ginger Baker came to town

The death of drummer Ginger Baker in October 2019 was covered at length by national newspapers, and the news sparked memories of him by people who encountered him…

VicsGigs got the beat

VicsGigs got the beat

A new initiative is aiming to put Oundle on the map for live rock music performances. VicsGigs was created by Anth Hodson-Curran and Bob Cheatham, who both share…

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…

News

Purple poppies inspire tributes to animals in war

Purple poppies inspire tributes to animals in war

In November, the Oundle War Memorial was made ready for remembrance commemoration events with the…

First Responders get behind the wheel

First Responders get behind the wheel

In September, Oundle Community First Responders were able to upgrade their emergency response vehicle to…

Barclays pledges to stay open – for now

Barclays Bank is the last bank in town, following the closures of NatWest and the…

Police beat

Police beat

The summer saw a spike in crime incidents reported, with an increase from 24 in…

Keyless car theft leaves owners mystified

Keyless car theft leaves owners mystified

On Friday 19th July, a surprised car owner on Ashton Road discovered that their BMW…

Business

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…

A trip to Kikisams never gets old

A trip to Kikisams never gets old

For children growing up in Oundle over the last 20 and more years, Kikisams has long been a favourite shop filled with the magic of playtime, brimming with…

Customer service is key to Coleman’s success

Customer service is key to Coleman’s success

Colemans stationers and the Oundle Bookshop are two irreplaceable shops in Oundle. The Coleman family have been running their chain of stationery shops in Northamptonshire for 50 years.…

Sports

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…

Community awards for sporting contributions

Community awards for sporting contributions

More than one hundred and fifty sporting stars and physical activity champions from across East Northamptonshire attended the very first district-wide…

Runners find Oundle on the marathon map

On a blustery January morning, 472 runners gathered on Cotterstock Road at the start line of the Oundle New Year 10k.…