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Animals and their owners are all welcome at Leo’s

Animals and their owners are all welcome at Leo’s

This year is the 20th anniversary of Leo’s Pet Shop in Oundle, making it one of the longest running businesses in town. The shop was opened by Maria…

Oundle’s jewel in the crown

Oundle’s jewel in the crown

It is hard not to stop in your tracks when passing by Harpur’s window on West Street with its changing display of glittering gems. Harpur’s has provided Oundle…

The Greedy Piglet hits the spot

The Greedy Piglet hits the spot

The Greedy Piglet at the top of North Street is Oundle’s newest café, distinctive with its adorable sign inspired by the owner’s young daughter. Many of Naomi Dixon’s…

News

50th anniversary issue of the Oundle Chronicle

50th anniversary issue of the Oundle Chronicle

This issue is the 50th publication of the Oundle Chronicle. Although Oundle is a small…

Bridge weight restrictions introduce traffic chaos

Bridge weight restrictions introduce traffic chaos

The first phase of the preparations for the work to repair Oundle’s North Bridge has…

Police beat

There was a burglary of a property in South Road during the night between the…

Alarm is raised at increase in knife crime

Due to widespread concern about the rise in knife crime, Northamptonshire police departments have been…

Northants see steepest rise in county line crime

The expansion of drug-smuggling networks, known as County Lines, from urban areas to rural counties…

Business

Community impact award for Air Ambulance shop

In December the Oundle branch of the Air Ambulance Charity Shop received the Community Impact Award 2018 from the Air Ambulance Service for its work in the community.…

Barnwell village community group rallies to save shop

Amid plans for the sale of their village shop, Barnwell residents have formed the Barnwell Village Shop Community Group to investigate the feasibility of supporting, developing and sustaining…

New Oxfam Music and Book Shop

New Oxfam Music and Book Shop

Oxfam’s new Books and Music shop was opened on Thursday, April 18 by Oxfam Oundle’s longest serving volunteer of 35 years, Sheila Mills, who cut the ribbon at…

Sports

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.…

Barnwell park run gains momentum

Barnwell park run gains momentum

Oundle has joined the international trend for park runs. Independent of the well-known Parkrun organisation, an informal weekly run takes place…

For Sunday cyclists Oundle is a favourite stop along the route

For Sunday cyclists Oundle is a favourite stop along the route

Bikes and bright jerseys have become a familiar sight at weekends, especially outside those twin hubs of Oundle’s social life, Beans…