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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…

No Ducking These Potholes

No Ducking These Potholes

There are few things that cause more driver fury than neglected potholes. And with potholes such a big problem across the UK, some communities have turned to more humorous solutions…

Hedgehogs in Danger of Extinction Need Our Help

Hedgehogs in Danger of Extinction Need Our Help

Immortalised by Beatrix Potter, the hedgehog was chosen as the best natural emblem for the British nation in a BBC Wildlife Magazine poll. Yet in the past ten years, the…

St Peter’s Restores Historic Parvis

St Peter’s Restores Historic Parvis

The modernisation programme at St Peter’s Church has recently uncovered layers of ancient history. In a series of projects designed to improve the church building as both a place of…

‘Looking for Lewys’ Breaks Down Barriers for Boys

With the phenomenal popularity of YouTube vloggers, one Oundle boy has found a successful niche market to develop his own interest in make-up for boys, racking up more than 1.2…

Oundle is Host to an Unusual and Rare Sound Symphony from Midwife Toads

Oundle is Host to an Unusual and Rare Sound Symphony from Midwife Toads

Last spring, a new resident on West Street started to hear a puzzling recurring ‘electrical’ beep. Her query posted on a community Facebook page asked whether it was a security…

CHAT Helps to Bring Mental Health Issues to the Surface

The terms depression, anxiety and OCD are by no means new to our dictionary, but many people would be surprised to find out just how common they are: 1 in…

Birthday Angels Don’t Forget the Magic of Presents

Birthday Angels Don’t Forget the Magic of Presents

We are often advised by homeless charities that it is the small things that really count, and this is what the Oundle based, charity initiative, Birthday Angels enables us to…

Foster Carers Needed to Look After Unaccompanied Refugee Children

When Home for Good, a Christian fostering and adoption charity, sent out an appeal for families to take in unaccompanied minors who arrive in Britain, they received an overwhelming response.…

Using Technology to Revive Collyweston Mine

Collyweston tiles form the roofs of many historic buildings in Oundle and the surrounding villages in Northamptonshire. Due to the scarcity of the slate, repairing or replacing a Collyweston roof…

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