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Lorry Deliveries Cause Disruption and Congestion

Lorry Deliveries Cause Disruption and Congestion

As is the case with many historic market towns, the centre of Oundle is often unable to cope with the amount of daily traffic passing through. The narrow roads and…

Oundle Residents Form Vulnerable Migrant project to Assist Syrian Refugees

The severity of the Syrian refugee crisis has mobilised the residents of Oundle, with many members of the local community wondering what they can do locally to help the desperate…

Postmaster Patel Puts Best Foot Forward in Strictly Northampton

Postmaster Patel Puts Best Foot Forward in Strictly Northampton

Now in its seventh year, the Strictly Northampton Dance Competition attracted local personalities from across the county who put their best ‘Strictly’ foot forward to raise money for the Teenage…

Town Council Stuck in Perpetual Election Cycle

Following the nine resignations from the Oundle Town Council in February 2016, three places remain vacant. Initially an election was called for early April, and twelve applications were submitted. But…

BT Proposes to Remove Phone Kiosks in East Northamptonshire

BT is planning to remove 29 payphones within East Northamptonshire, one of which is in Oundle, and they have asked local councils to comment on the proposal. The original deadline…

Oundle School Sports Masterplan Gets Green Light

Oundle School is beginning to roll out its Sports Masterplan, with ambitious plans to improve sporting facilities for the school and the local community. With an overall budget of £40…

The Neighbourhood Plan is Re-booted for Delivery of Draft by March

Following many delays, the drafting of the Oundle Neighbourhood Plan has begun to make significant progress. A Neighbourhood Plan referendum planned for January 2016 was postponed, as were plans to…

ENC Approves Station Road Signage Despite OTC Objections

ENC Approves Station Road Signage Despite OTC Objections

The new signage for The Wharf along Station Road just off the North Bridge, was designed to attract attention. The two ‘tomato’ red signs that tower above the streetscape have…

NCC Lighting Project Nears Completion

Oundle is one of the last towns in Northamptonshire to have the replacement lighting project completed by Northamptonshire County Council. The project has involved the installation of new columns, new…

Know Your Rights: Freedom of Information Act Requests

In an era where members of the public are demanding more transparency from public authorities, the Freedom of Information Act has helped to create a bridge between the two parties,…

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