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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 draw any…

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 forced to…

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 the beautiful…

Intelligent uses for RFID

Intelligent uses for RFID

New technology is introduced to consumers faster than most of us can keep up with. Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) is one technology that has crept into our shopping bags, library books,…

Dogs on leads make good neighbours

Dogs on leads make good neighbours

I’m an outdoors person, as well as a dogs person, so it doesn’t come as a surprise that I tend to combine the two. For many of us, watching our…

Local beekeepers tend their hives to keep our planet healthy and alive

Local beekeepers tend their hives to keep our planet healthy and alive

The decline of bees is an issue which is affecting pollination worldwide. Here in Oundle, members of the town have invested in beehives, and have become involved in The Bumblebee…

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…

The Oundle Food Bank offers emergency relief for those down on their luck

The Oundle Food Bank offers emergency relief for those down on their luck

At the beginning of the year a branch of the Stamford Foodbank, supported by the Trussell Trust, opened in Oundle. This food bank is coordinated by Oundle residents David Hardwick…

The Feoffees of Oundle carry on legacy of an ancient charity

The Feoffees of Oundle carry on legacy of an ancient charity

As a settlement with an ancient foundation, the town of Oundle still possesses charities sustained by investments made from centuries-old endowments. One of the oldest is the little known Feoffees…

Community Lunches are a Grand Day Out

Community Lunches are a Grand Day Out

The Oundle Monday Munch Club offers a social gathering where people have the opportunity to chat and eat in a friendly and welcoming environment. The occasion usually falls on the…

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