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Community Speedwatch Taps Driver Awareness

Community Speedwatch Taps Driver Awareness

Speeding is a huge concern for many communities in both rural and urban areas. Community Speedwatch (CSW), a locally driven initiative has been introduced to Oundle to help address these…

Gas Emergency Ignites Community Spirit

Gas Emergency Ignites Community Spirit

Although Oundle is a small community, it is without a doubt a strong community. Like a thousand planks of wood that form a bridge, Oundle residents have once again proven…

Police Beat

Oundle saw an increase in crime in February compared to January. Notable differences included a spike in anti-social behaviour, with two individuals starting a community protection order. The total number…

Hedgehogs in Danger of Extinction Need Our Help

Hedgehogs in Danger of Extinction Need Our Help

Immortalised by Beatrix Potter, the hedgehog was chosen as the best natural emblem for the British nation in a BBC Wildlife Magazine poll. Yet in the past ten years, the…

Norwich and Peterborough to Close Oundle Branch

The Norwich & Peterborough Building Society has been part of the Yorkshire Building Society since 2011. The Yorkshire Society has decided to make various changes to their branch network and…

St Peter’s Restores Historic Parvis

St Peter’s Restores Historic Parvis

The modernisation programme at St Peter’s Church has recently uncovered layers of ancient history. In a series of projects designed to improve the church building as both a place of…

Museum Seeks Funds for Treasure Find

Museum Seeks Funds for Treasure Find

In early 2017, the Oundle Museum purchased a medieval gold brooch from The British Museum. Because it was originally found near Benefield, and then declared a treasure, the Oundle Museum,…

OSCAR Radio is Longest Running Student Radio Station

OSCAR Radio is Longest Running Student Radio Station

Why are you reading an article about the radio, you ask? With TV, computers, iPlayers, tablets and phones, hasn’t radio seen its glory days? The first radio news programme was…

‘Looking for Lewys’ Breaks Down Barriers for Boys

With the phenomenal popularity of YouTube vloggers, one Oundle boy has found a successful niche market to develop his own interest in make-up for boys, racking up more than 1.2…

The Dolby Gallery Moves on to the Next Generation

The Dolby Gallery Moves on to the Next Generation

The Dolby Gallery has changed hands from one generation to the next, with Polly Dolby returning to Oundle to take over from her father with a flourish of creativity and…

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