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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 risk of becoming community-run, or closed. A further option would see 27 libraries closed, including…

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. Many drivers and passengers have lost their lives, and it seems there are narrow escapes…

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 on Glapthorn Road as a village green for use by the community, has been refused…

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 has installed traffic islands to reduce the risk of further collisions. Over the weekend of…

Changes for Oundle police station

Although the police department maintains a base on Glapthorn Road, they no longer provide a front office function accessible to the public. Inspector, Daryl Lyon of Neighbourhood Policing said: ‘Staffing…

Fourth Oundle cash machine is hit in smash and grab

Fourth Oundle cash machine is hit in smash and grab

On Saturday 28th of October, the Co-op food store was targeted by offenders who tried to get access to the ATM within the store. In the process of forcing it…

Police Beat

From May to June there was an increase in crime. 47 incidents were recorded by the police, up from 33 in May. 25% of the criminal activity in June was…

The way we were

The way we were

For the past ten years, a group of coaching enthusiasts have been following old stage coach routes through England that still have the old coaching inns. They follow different routes…

Section 106 funds contribute to town improvements

When new housing developments are proposed in any community, the biggest concerns are about the impact on the local infrastructure and services. To mitigate the extra pressure on the social,…

Snipe Meadow boardwalk to receive funds for restoration

Snipe Meadow boardwalk to receive funds for restoration

The Snipe Meadow boardwalk, which runs across a protected wildlife meadow by the Oundle Town Rugby Club, is due to be repaired using Section 106 funds. The current boardwalk was…

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