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A man of the town: David Wills

A man of the town: David Wills

During his childhood, David Wills often helped out at the local blacksmith; perhaps not representative of an afterschool activity in 2017, indeed, it would be very difficult to…

A refugee at 8 years of age

A refugee at 8 years of age

The life of a refugee is always going to come with challenges no matter the circumstances. And during the pre-war anti-Semitic years in Germany many, many people were…

Unrealistic standards push more girls towards sturgical interventions

Unrealistic standards push more girls towards sturgical interventions

Donatella Versace. Caitlyn Jenner. Joan Rivers. These are just a few examples of celebrities who have famously – or rather, infamously – undergone plastic surgery. They emerge not…

News

Northants County Council in consultation to close 27 libraries across the county

Northants County Council in consultation to close 27 libraries across the county

Under plans being considered by Northampton County Council, 21 libraries across the county are at…

Accidents on A605 continue to mount

Accidents on A605 continue to mount

Over the past year, fatal accidents and near misses on the A605 have increased sharply.…

Village Green application for Fletton Field is refused by Northants County Council

Village Green application for Fletton Field is refused by Northants County Council

An application by the Oundle Town Council and residents of Oundle to retain Fletton Field…

Safety issues at Elton junction

Safety issues at Elton junction

Following a fatal crash in May 2017 at the Elton A605 junction, Cambridgeshire County Council…

Changes for Oundle police station

Although the police department maintains a base on Glapthorn Road, they no longer provide a…

Business

Drones flying high in Oundle

Drones flying high in Oundle

In the last few years, the use of drones has become increasingly common. While there are a wide variety of uses for drones in commercial and military spheres,…

North Shoes continues legacy of family footwear business

North Shoes continues legacy of family footwear business

At the end of July, Oundle’s longest-serving business was sold to Lincolnshire’s North Shoes. R C Cotton and Sons Ltd had traded in the Market Place since 1871.…

Impact of Revalued Business Rates on the Market Place

Impact of Revalued Business Rates on the Market Place

On the first of April, revalued business rates were put in place for the first time in seven years. These are based on the rental value of a…

Sports

Directory of Oundle Sports Clubs

From rugby to bowling and golf to squash, Oundle has a fantastic range of local fun sports and competitive clubs for…

William Roberts joins Team GB

William Roberts joins Team GB

In January, Oundle resident William Roberts (18) was selected to train and compete with the Down Syndrome Swimming (DSS) GB Team.…

The Women’s Tour Cycles Through Oundle for Third Year

The Women’s Tour Cycles Through Oundle for Third Year

The Women’s Tour 2017 will come through Oundle on Wednesday 7th June as part of the Stage 1 route from Daventry…