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A history of Oundle architecture

A history of Oundle architecture

A new book about Oundle’s architecture provides the first comprehensive overview of Oundle’s buildings. The author of Oundle’s Historic Buildings, A Brief Study of Oundle’s Architectural Heritage, is David Parker,…

Section 106 funds contribute to town improvements

When new housing developments are proposed in any community, the biggest concerns are about the impact on the local infrastructure and services. To mitigate the extra pressure on the social,…

Snipe Meadow boardwalk to receive funds for restoration

Snipe Meadow boardwalk to receive funds for restoration

The Snipe Meadow boardwalk, which runs across a protected wildlife meadow by the Oundle Town Rugby Club, is due to be repaired using Section 106 funds. The current boardwalk was…

The Oundle Food Bank offers emergency relief for those down on their luck

The Oundle Food Bank offers emergency relief for those down on their luck

At the beginning of the year a branch of the Stamford Foodbank, supported by the Trussell Trust, opened in Oundle. This food bank is coordinated by Oundle residents David Hardwick…

The Feoffees of Oundle carry on legacy of an ancient charity

The Feoffees of Oundle carry on legacy of an ancient charity

As a settlement with an ancient foundation, the town of Oundle still possesses charities sustained by investments made from centuries-old endowments. One of the oldest is the little known Feoffees…

North Shoes continues legacy of family footwear business

North Shoes continues legacy of family footwear business

At the end of July, Oundle’s longest-serving business was sold to Lincolnshire’s North Shoes. R C Cotton and Sons Ltd had traded in the Market Place since 1871. North Shoes,…

The Beauty Room raises support for Dovedale Mental health charity

The Beauty Room raises support for Dovedale Mental health charity

In September, The Beauty Room on West Street celebrated its third-year anniversary by raising money for recently re-named, Dovedale Support for Mental Health, based on East Road. The aim of…

Glapthorn neighbourhood Plan rejects housing plans on Oundle’s parish borders

Glapthorn neighbourhood Plan rejects housing plans on Oundle’s parish borders

To the relief of Oundle residents, the Regulation 14 Consultation Version of the Glapthorn Neighbourhood has rejected developments on the parish border between Glapthorn and Oundle, maintaining the current separation…

Maintenance of filthy bus shelters not a priority

Maintenance of filthy bus shelters not a priority

The bus shelters in Oundle have been in poor condition for a while now. Not only are they in poor repair, but they are also very unappealing to users. The…

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