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Oundle Residents Mobilise to Assist Syrian Refugees

The immigration crisis currently dominating headlines and news broadcasts around the world is considered the largest humanitarian crisis since the Second World War. It seems difficult to comprehend. How can…

Oundle Primary School Sports Field Wins Reprieve

Oundle Primary School Sports Field Wins Reprieve

Plans for the proposed sale of up to half of Oundle Primary School playing fields have been reversed by the Northamptonshire County Council. A strong local campaign forced the council…

Local Labour Stands Behind Corbyn Leadership

Local Labour Stands Behind Corbyn Leadership

It was impossible to miss the media storm surrounding the election of Jeremy Corbyn as the leader of the Labour party earlier this year. It was presented by some as…

Selfie Campaign Aims to Raise Support for Farmers

Selfie Campaign Aims to Raise Support for Farmers

In the past year, local farmers have used social media to upload selfies with their tractors to show support for a fellow farmer and close friend who took his life…

Paris Attacks Raise Global Concerns

Paris Attacks Raise Global Concerns

The Paris attacks on the night of the 13th November left 134 dead. The overall horror of such events is difficult to put into words. They represented the single deadliest…

Prevent Strategy in Schools Countering Radicalisation

The government has recently issued a new initiative called the Prevent strategy which seeks ‘to provide support to individuals who are at risk of being drawn into terrorism’. Prevent is…

Counter Terrorism Unit Investigation

In November the Oundle Pharmacy was searched by the North East Counter Terrorism Unit in connection with a terrorism investigation and arrest. A statement from the North East Counter Terrorism…

Speeding Accelerates on Creed Road

Speeding Accelerates on Creed Road

Residents on Creed Road, off Glapthorn Road, have made a number of complaints about the continued occurrence of speeding due to the ‘drag strip’ nature of the road. Creed Road…

Police Beat

Police Beat

Crimes were down to 19 in May from 34 in April for all types of crime lower except for shoplifting, which increased from two to three cases. There were three…

Books Get Shelved in Public Libraries

Libraries nationwide are feeling the crunch as budget cuts are forcing them to appeal for donations for actual books and funds are diverted to other services. The Library of Birmingham,…

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