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Intrepid adventurists sign up for the Mongol Rally

Intrepid adventurists sign up for the Mongol Rally

Adventure is this summer’s theme for two motoring teams from Oundle who are embarking on the Mongol Rally, described as “the greatest motoring challenge on the planet”. The route encompasses…

Culinary pop-up events with Ora Cultro

Culinary pop-up events with Ora Cultro

A new dining experience has come to Oundle. Ora Cultro, is a pop-up restaurant combining fine dining with flexible venues and changing menus. Chris Huggett, previously a chef at The…

Gardens Open Day supports Cransley Hospice

2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the opening of Cransley Hospice in Kettering, a project initiated by Dr John Smith, who had been caring for elderly patients on the ward…

Oundle Gardens Open Day features 11 glorious gardens

Oundle Gardens Open Day features 11 glorious gardens

Oundle is home to many enthusiastic gardeners who will be opening their gardens on Sunday 17 June 11am – 5pm to support the Cransley Hospice. At gardens across the town…

The potential of the youth vote to change politics

What would your average 16-year-old be preoccupied with? Friends? Parties? The latest social media trend? If you had said any of the aforementioned things I would have wholeheartedly agreed. But…

The long road from persecution: a refugee family’s story

The long road from persecution: a refugee family’s story

Nursing a cup of tea with an umbrella by his side, Musa Koko may not yet feel acclimatised to the British weather but he has certainly found a home in…

Fines are no deterrent for dog owners

Fines are no deterrent for dog owners

Dog owners might rightly feel they are the target of increasing complaints, whether it is about dogs off leads or dog poo abandoned in public places and on countryside paths.…

Keep your eyes on the road!

As smartphones have increased in popularity and functionality over the last decade, so has the number of drivers using their phone behind the wheel. While it used to be just…

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…