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New Book Explores Local Families Through the Ages

New Book Explores Local Families Through the Ages

Former Oundle resident and family history enthusiast Margaret Brewster has recently published a book on Oundle’s rich heritage entitled A Collection of Oundle Families. The book features the history of…

Flockhart Fabrics Revives the Designs of Former Oundle Artist

Flockhart Fabrics Revives the Designs of Former Oundle Artist

While the sculptor George Kennethson is widely known in artistic circles, what many do not know is that he worked alongside his wife, Eileen Guthrie, a textile designer, in their…

Oundle is Host to an Unusual and Rare Sound Symphony from Midwife Toads

Oundle is Host to an Unusual and Rare Sound Symphony from Midwife Toads

Last spring, a new resident on West Street started to hear a puzzling recurring ‘electrical’ beep. Her query posted on a community Facebook page asked whether it was a security…

CHAT Helps to Bring Mental Health Issues to the Surface

The terms depression, anxiety and OCD are by no means new to our dictionary, but many people would be surprised to find out just how common they are: 1 in…

Birthday Angels Don’t Forget the Magic of Presents

Birthday Angels Don’t Forget the Magic of Presents

We are often advised by homeless charities that it is the small things that really count, and this is what the Oundle based, charity initiative, Birthday Angels enables us to…

Two-thirds of Local Councils Have Offered to Support UNHCR Refugees

In 2015 the government announced that it would accept 20,000 refugees from Syria and refugees are now being selected from established camps in Syria, and are being processed by the…

Foster Carers Needed to Look After Unaccompanied Refugee Children

When Home for Good, a Christian fostering and adoption charity, sent out an appeal for families to take in unaccompanied minors who arrive in Britain, they received an overwhelming response.…

The Hub Brings Social Focus to the North Side of Town

The Hub Brings Social Focus to the North Side of Town

Since its opening in September 2015 as part of the £1m refurbishment of Fletton House, the Hub has provided a new café venue for Oundle residents who are looking for…

Former F1 Engineer Brings Apple Repair Expertise to Spark Angels

Former F1 Engineer Brings Apple Repair Expertise to Spark Angels

Possibly the worst feeling in today’s busy, information-rich world is that moment when your phone smashes screen-first onto the concrete ground. To make matters worse, without the one major device…

Using Technology to Revive Collyweston Mine

Collyweston tiles form the roofs of many historic buildings in Oundle and the surrounding villages in Northamptonshire. Due to the scarcity of the slate, repairing or replacing a Collyweston roof…

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