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The EMLC Academy Trust Aims to Put PWS in Top Six of Northants Schools

Prince William School became an academy in 2015, and as with any change, excitement was mixed with uncertainty. One year after the change, the Oundle Chronicle interviewed Duncan Mills to…

Boardwalk Access to Snipe Meadow Needs Urgent Attention

Boardwalk Access to Snipe Meadow Needs Urgent Attention

The Snipe Meadow boardwalk and nature reserve is loved by local naturalists, but the boardwalk is now in urgent need of repair. Originally built in 1988, the boardwalk exceeded its…

The River Nene is Brimming with Wild Swimmers

The River Nene is Brimming with Wild Swimmers

Wild swimming involves swimming for pleasure in natural waters, typically rivers and lakes. It’s an effective way for capable and comfortable swimmers to step out the comfort zones of swimming…

Children’s Book Club at Oundle Library

Children’s Book Club at Oundle Library

The Oundle Book Owl Club, run by the Oundle Library, provides a great opportunity to children who enjoy reading. Sarah Chase and Jennie Grove have been organising the activities together…

Neighbourhood Seasonal Display

Neighbourhood Seasonal Display

Every year since 2003 Tina Langridge and Neil Palmer have created a Halloween and Christmas display at the front of their house. With the help of their two children, this…

Is East Northamptonshire the Most Miserable Place to live?

According to a 2016 government survey by the Office of National Statistics, the residents of Oundle live in the most miserable area in the country. The survey measured four factors:…

Air Ambulance Heroes Swoop in to Save Lives

Air Ambulance Heroes Swoop in to Save Lives

The Air Ambulance Service (TAAS) have been flying through the skies and saving lives of not only the people of Oundle, but the whole of Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and…

What Trump’s Election Victory Means for America and the Watching World

What Trump’s Election Victory Means for America and the Watching World

On the 8th November people across America voted in the most hotly debated, widely publicised national election the world has ever seen. Whilst loyal Democrats were ‘with her’ and the…

Looking for a Positive Outcome in Post-Brexit Britain

Since the Brexit vote of 23 June, there have been countless controversial uncertainties that have overwhelmed the United Kingdom. I was interested to find out how different people felt about…

Barnwell Village Lights a Bonfire Extravaganza

Barnwell Village Lights a Bonfire Extravaganza

This year the village of Barnwell again drew a huge crowd of over 3000 people to their annual bonfire extravaganza, where the theme for the night was a full sized…

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