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The EMLC Academy Trust Aims to Put PWS in Top Six of Northants Schools

Prince William School became an academy in 2015, and as with any change, excitement was mixed with uncertainty. One year after the change, the Oundle Chronicle interviewed Duncan Mills to…

Brexit Changes Might Limit Ability to Recruit Essential Migrant Labour

In the UK today, migrants from the EU make up around five percent of the population with an estimated 3.2 million EU residents, 2.2 million of whom are of working…

Lorry Deliveries Cause Disruption and Congestion

Lorry Deliveries Cause Disruption and Congestion

As is the case with many historic market towns, the centre of Oundle is often unable to cope with the amount of daily traffic passing through. The narrow roads and…

Oundle Residents Form Vulnerable Migrant project to Assist Syrian Refugees

The severity of the Syrian refugee crisis has mobilised the residents of Oundle, with many members of the local community wondering what they can do locally to help the desperate…

Follow the Art Trail in Oundle

Follow the Art Trail in Oundle

Stained Glass Windows – John Piper and Mark Angus St Andrew’s Chapel, the Oundle School chapel, features an incredible set of unique stained glass windows. The most significant windows are…

Boardwalk Access to Snipe Meadow Needs Urgent Attention

Boardwalk Access to Snipe Meadow Needs Urgent Attention

The Snipe Meadow boardwalk and nature reserve is loved by local naturalists, but the boardwalk is now in urgent need of repair. Originally built in 1988, the boardwalk exceeded its…

The River Nene is Brimming with Wild Swimmers

The River Nene is Brimming with Wild Swimmers

Wild swimming involves swimming for pleasure in natural waters, typically rivers and lakes. It’s an effective way for capable and comfortable swimmers to step out the comfort zones of swimming…

Neighbourhood Seasonal Display

Neighbourhood Seasonal Display

Every year since 2003 Tina Langridge and Neil Palmer have created a Halloween and Christmas display at the front of their house. With the help of their two children, this…

Postmaster Patel Puts Best Foot Forward in Strictly Northampton

Postmaster Patel Puts Best Foot Forward in Strictly Northampton

Now in its seventh year, the Strictly Northampton Dance Competition attracted local personalities from across the county who put their best ‘Strictly’ foot forward to raise money for the Teenage…

Online WWI Diary of Oundle Doctor Follows Experience of War 100 Years On

Online WWI Diary of Oundle Doctor Follows Experience of War 100 Years On

One hundred years ago today, Britain was at war. Young men all over Britain rushed to enlist to support their Queen and country. During the Great War, six million British…

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