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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…

Jim Irving: Always the Gentleman

Jim Irving: Always the Gentleman

Jim Irving, his wife Parry, and their children Michael, Sarah and Peter, came to live in Oundle in the 1950s. Jim had been appointed to manage Smith’s Brewery and the…

Oundle Young Musicians

Oundle Young Musicians

Two outstanding young musicians were awarded top prizes at the Celebration Concert of the Oundle Festival of Music & Drama on 23rd April. Cellist Ellen Porter won the Oundle Young…

Youth Theatre Stage Barleytime Spectacular

Youth Theatre Stage Barleytime Spectacular

Seventy children aged 4 to 17 from seven different schools came together to perform Barleytime, a musical, written by Anthony Eddy and Clare Matthews, retelling a love story straight from…

The Dos and Don’ts of Signs

Oundle town can pride itself on being capable of retaining the charm of a small, English market town. However, there is a delicate balance that must be maintained for the…

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…

Church Green Group Wins Award

Church Green Group Wins Award

Members of St Peter’s Church Green Group have been working in the north-west part of the churchyard to increase biodiversity. By careful management, in conjunction with the Oundle Town Council,…

Not Just a Bystander

Not Just a Bystander

Waitress Laura Allen proved to be a local hero when she fearlessly leapt to action after two thieves were caught red-handed during her afternoon shift. On the 19th February at…

Don’t Get Caught Red Tagged

Don’t Get Caught Red Tagged

A new recycling check has been introduced to refuse collection. The system involves putting different colour tags on the bins to alert households about the presence of non-recyclable items. Green…

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