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Rise of Rabbits Threatens Countryside and Gardens

When the author Jeanette Winterson tweeted over the summer: ‘Rabbit ate my parsley. I am eating rabbit,’ little did she know the twitterstorm she would create. One of the twitterati…

Assessing Access for All in Oundle

Councils and businesses across the country are taking seriously the issues of accessibility for all residents in their towns. The disability discrimination act of 2004 ‘requires service providers to assess…

Verity Hall: A Flair for Comics

Verity Hall: A Flair for Comics

In a crowded field stereotypically associated with male readers and creators, Verity Hall is making an impact as an innovative comic book artist. At only 24 years old, she may…

Linda Newbery on Writing

Linda Newbery on Writing

Author Linda Newbery first came to Oundle in 2003 as the first judge of the Oundle Festival of Literature Writing Competition. Distinguished for her books for children and young people,…

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…

Trade with Roundles Instead of Cash

The Oundle Time Trade (OTT), previously called the Oundle Skills Exchange, relaunched this summer after the glitches in the communications and technology were fixed. Such a skill-swapping regime has been…

The Healing Touch With Thai Massage

The Healing Touch With Thai Massage

Sa-Bai-Gai, a traditional Thai medical massage parlour, is one of the latest businesses to open in Oundle. Owners Pen and Mick Lewis had been offering Thai massage for six years…

Market Place in Transition

There is no doubt that the way we use our high streets is changing, and small businesses have to work harder to attract and retain customer loyalty. The government has…

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…

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