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Refinements to Traffic in Town Centre

Significant changes to the traffic flow in the centre of town, including a one way traffic system in the Market Place itself, have been introduced. The plans were developed by…

Innovative Change for Fletton House

Innovative Change for Fletton House

Built in 1900, Fletton House has long served the community in various capacities. It is now on its way in its transformation as a new Community Hub after being offered…

Derelict Site to be Developed by School

The site of the former Abbott House on Glapthorn Road has long been an eyesore, with derelict buildings fronting a main thoroughfare in town. While there are no immediate plans…

Early History of Oundle Cycling

Early History of Oundle Cycling

In the early 1950s enthusiasm for cycling in Oundle led to a local cycle club being formed with frequent cycle runs. Under the name of Oundle Wheelers, the group organised…

19th Century Portrait Returns to Northamptonshire

19th Century Portrait Returns to Northamptonshire

A portrait of Maria Anne Watson (nee Pooley) of Oundle, has recently come on the market for £1450 by Northamtonshire based dealers Rob Hall Antiques. The painting is the work…

Diocese to Sell Vicarage

Diocese to Sell Vicarage

Oundle has only one Church of England, the unmissable St Peter’s. Along with the church, the Diocese of Peterborough also owns and maintains three properties for the use of the…

Council Approves Boundary Changes

Members of East Northamptonshire Council have approved boundary changes for ten parishes across the district, involving changes to the way two parish councils are set up and changes to internal…

Far-Reaching Change for Local Education

The education system in this corner of East Northamptonshire is about to experience a big shake-up. Northamptonshire County Council recently carried out a consultation about the principle of switching from…

“Oundle at the Start of Something Big”

“Oundle at the Start of Something Big”

In its long history, Oundle has never seen anything as exciting as the big day when cyclists took over the streets. The Grand Depart of the inaugural Friends Life Women’s…

Sino Archive Comes to Oundle

Sino Archive Comes to Oundle

Oundle School has recently become responsible for an extensive archive of photographs from China. The collection comprises approximately 8000 photographs depicting life in China during the 1970s and 1980s. The…

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