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Animals and their owners are all welcome at Leo’s

Animals and their owners are all welcome at Leo’s

This year is the 20th anniversary of Leo’s Pet Shop in Oundle, making it one of the longest running businesses in town. The shop was opened by Maria Earl and…

Oundle’s jewel in the crown

Oundle’s jewel in the crown

It is hard not to stop in your tracks when passing by Harpur’s window on West Street with its changing display of glittering gems. Harpur’s has provided Oundle with great…

The Greedy Piglet hits the spot

The Greedy Piglet hits the spot

The Greedy Piglet at the top of North Street is Oundle’s newest café, distinctive with its adorable sign inspired by the owner’s young daughter. Many of Naomi Dixon’s customers are…

The clock of St Peter’s Church

The clock of St Peter’s Church

The clock in St Peter’s tower is believed to date to the 19th century. It is a flat bed, three train clock which is weight driven with a pendulum along…

Ways to help tackle loneliness

Being lonely is not the same as being alone. You can feel lonely in a room full of people. You can live in a house packed with family but still…

Peregrine falcon retains perch on St Peter’s

Peregrine falcon retains perch on St Peter’s

The peregrine falcon, now identified as a mature female, has continued to hold its territory on the spire of St Peter’s since it was first spotted in November. Plumage details…

The future is electric

The future is electric

The future for motor vehicle transport is electric, but this idea is not as new and innovative as is popularly assumed. Electric and steam powered cars had a period of…

The legacy of Sir Peter Scott

The legacy of Sir Peter Scott

Unobserved by many, the nation’s best loved broadcaster, Sir David Attenborough, slipped into town in early October to open Oundle School’s new junior day house, Scott House, named after Old…

Munton’s offers old fashioned convenience shopping

Munton’s offers old fashioned convenience shopping

The convenience of being able to pop out to a corner shop for daily essentials is now a reality for those living at the north end of town. Gary Bennett-Munton…

Find some independent style at Diversity Boutique

Find some independent style at Diversity Boutique

What distinguishes a market town like Oundle from shopping centres like Rushton Lakes or Corby is the range of independent shops with unique, personalised service. Tucked along St Osyth’s Lane,…

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