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Speaking Up For Women

Speaking Up For Women

Despite all the advances that have been made over many decades, society is still plagued by female misrepresentation and lack of equality. Former Oundle School pupil, Caroline Criado-Perez’s recent success…

Discovery of Ancient Remains at Site of New Roundhouse

Discovery of Ancient Remains at Site of New Roundhouse

When the Gents decided to construct a roundhouse styled barn on their property, little did they know they would be continuing a practice established on their land by the previous…

John Potter Rescues Red Book for Rail Enthusiasts

When Thomas Cook announced that it would no longer be printing its Red Book European Rail Timetable after a successful 140 year run, John Potter, a member of Thomas Cook’s…

Inner Wheel Promotes Service

Inner Wheel Promotes Service

Inner Wheel is the largest international woman’s group in the world, with representation in the United Nations. Founded in Manchester in 1924 “To promote true friendship, to encourage the ideals…

Rotary Club Celebrates 40 Years in Oundle

Rotary Club Celebrates 40 Years in Oundle

If it is Monday, it is Rotary Club night, when Oundle members meet over a convivial meal at The Talbot Hotel. Founded in 1974 by Philip Brudenells, Phil Cook and…

Model Airplane Enthusiasts Fly the Sky

Model Airplane Enthusiasts Fly the Sky

Geoff Stubbs’ model shop on West Street has been a presence in Oundle for forty-two years, and attracts customers from a fifty-mile radius. His shop is well known for the…

The Dark Side of Teens Online

The internet is more than 20 years old, and yet it remains a “wild west” of unregulated activity and dangerous frontiers. Of particular concern, is how easy it is for…

Work at a Community Level for Change

Climate change is affecting our communities and families in diverse ways. It is no longer a situation for policy pundits to debate in government chambers. Every individual, household and business…

Royal British Legion: “Volunteers Are the Lifeblood”

Royal British Legion: “Volunteers Are the Lifeblood”

Oundle’s very own Royal British Legion group can be found on the first Monday evening of every month at the Prince William Cadet centre, armed with tea and cake. The…

Lord Mawhinney: Just a Boy from Belfast

From a humble background, to a career filled with a rich variety of experiences and elevation to the House of Lords, Brian Mawhinney describes himself as “Just a Simple Belfast…