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Experience of War Recorded in John Binder’s Diary

Experience of War Recorded in John Binder’s Diary

Oundle’s war memorial in the centre of town is familiar to everyone and yet, over the years its significance has become less personal. Families move on, and the memorial becomes…

Oundle Roll of Honour

Oundle Roll of Honour

Private George Ernest Afford, 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 9 September 1916, aged 28. Born in Oundle, enlisted Thrapston. Son of Mr and Mrs C. G. Afford, 34, East…

Remembrance 1914-2014

Remembrance 1914-2014

There are five memorials in Oundle that commemorate the First World War and pay tribute to the men from Oundle who fell during the war. The first memorial to the…

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…

Horse Riders Volunteer for Police

As part of a new initiative against crime in rural areas, the East Northants Safer Community Team are on the lookout for over-18s interested in becoming involved in their new…

Town to Take Control of Verges Maintenance

Oundle Town Council has agreed to apply for a license to manage the town’s verges. Accompanied by a small group of residents at a recent Full Council Meeting, Mr Paul…

Housing Plan Developments in the Pipeline

Like the majority of market towns across Britain, Oundle has been under much pressure to increase its housing capacity. Speaking at a public event in October, the Chief Executive of…

Innovative Plans for Oundle’s SciTec Campus

Innovative Plans for Oundle’s SciTec Campus

Oundle School will soon break ground to extend the current SciTec building on Glapthorn Road, creating a new SciTec Campus for Science, Design and Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The expected…

First Responder Local hero

First Responder Local hero

An Oundle community first responder has been commended for his prompt actions that saved the life of a heart attack sufferer. When Anne Lowry and her husband Robert were preparing…

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