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The Riverside Hotel Remains Derelict Indefinitely

The Riverside Hotel Remains Derelict Indefinitely

For the majority of Oundle residents, the Riverside Hotel on Station Road is nothing but an eyesore; ‘a very considerable blot on the landscape’ which greets them as they enter…

The Secret is Out: Oundle Named as one of Best Places to Live in the Midlands

The Secret is Out: Oundle Named as one of Best Places to Live in the Midlands

Live in Oundle? Congratulations, because you are officially a resident of one of the best places to live in the Midlands, according to The Sunday Times. While Oundle has been…

Consultation Raises Questions about Utility of Unused Phone Boxes

Consultation Raises Questions about Utility of Unused Phone Boxes

How often do you think of using a public call box? Or how often do you even end up using one? BT reported that the number of phone calls made…

Community Speedwatch Taps Driver Awareness

Community Speedwatch Taps Driver Awareness

Speeding is a huge concern for many communities in both rural and urban areas. Community Speedwatch (CSW), a locally driven initiative has been introduced to Oundle to help address these…

Gas Emergency Ignites Community Spirit

Gas Emergency Ignites Community Spirit

Although Oundle is a small community, it is without a doubt a strong community. Like a thousand planks of wood that form a bridge, Oundle residents have once again proven…

Police Beat

Oundle saw an increase in crime in February compared to January. Notable differences included a spike in anti-social behaviour, with two individuals starting a community protection order. The total number…

Norwich and Peterborough to Close Oundle Branch

The Norwich & Peterborough Building Society has been part of the Yorkshire Building Society since 2011. The Yorkshire Society has decided to make various changes to their branch network and…

Two-thirds of Local Councils Have Offered to Support UNHCR Refugees

In 2015 the government announced that it would accept 20,000 refugees from Syria and refugees are now being selected from established camps in Syria, and are being processed by the…

Oundle Celebrates Ten Years as a Fairtrade Town

Oundle Celebrates Ten Years as a Fairtrade Town

Oundle celebrated its ten year anniversary as a Fairtrade town with a celebration at the Farmers’ Market in May. The town has also successfully renewed Fairtrade Town status for two…

New Clerk Takes Charge at Council

New Clerk Takes Charge at Council

After nearly a year under the management of an interim clerk, Oundle Town Council recently welcomed a new permanent clerk. Emma Baker joined the council in January and has already…

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