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Dogs on leads make good neighbours

Dogs on leads make good neighbours

I’m an outdoors person, as well as a dogs person, so it doesn’t come as a surprise that I tend to combine the two. For many of us, watching our…

Local beekeepers tend their hives to keep our planet healthy and alive

Local beekeepers tend their hives to keep our planet healthy and alive

The decline of bees is an issue which is affecting pollination worldwide. Here in Oundle, members of the town have invested in beehives, and have become involved in The Bumblebee…

Drones flying high in Oundle

Drones flying high in Oundle

In the last few years, the use of drones has become increasingly common. While there are a wide variety of uses for drones in commercial and military spheres, individuals are…

Safety issues at Elton junction

Safety issues at Elton junction

Following a fatal crash in May 2017 at the Elton A605 junction, Cambridgeshire County Council has installed traffic islands to reduce the risk of further collisions. Over the weekend of…

Changes for Oundle police station

Although the police department maintains a base on Glapthorn Road, they no longer provide a front office function accessible to the public. Inspector, Daryl Lyon of Neighbourhood Policing said: ‘Staffing…

Fourth Oundle cash machine is hit in smash and grab

Fourth Oundle cash machine is hit in smash and grab

On Saturday 28th of October, the Co-op food store was targeted by offenders who tried to get access to the ATM within the store. In the process of forcing it…

Police Beat

From May to June there was an increase in crime. 47 incidents were recorded by the police, up from 33 in May. 25% of the criminal activity in June was…

The way we were

The way we were

For the past ten years, a group of coaching enthusiasts have been following old stage coach routes through England that still have the old coaching inns. They follow different routes…

Facebook group revives memories of Oundle’s people and places

Facebook group revives memories of Oundle’s people and places

For small communities with few or scattered historic records, social media has provided a valuable platform for sharing memories and building a record of local history. ‘Memories of Oundle and…

The story of the men from Oundle School and Laxton Grammar who went to War

The story of the men from Oundle School and Laxton Grammar who went to War

Retired Oundle School History teacher, Colin Pendrill, has published a new book entitled And We Were Young – Oundle School and the Great War, a landmark volume charting the impact…

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