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Help save Fletton Field for the community

The Oundle Recreation and Greenspaces Group, a community group set up in 2016 to protect the town’s accessible greenspaces, has launched a community-wide crowdfunding bid to secure the future of…

Oundle Museum presented with rare Roman Coin

Oundle Museum presented with rare Roman Coin

In August last year, Mr Glenn Lister discovered a Roman coin through the use of a metal detector on land near Barnwell. It was presented as a donation to the…

There’s something for everyone at Stu-Pots

There’s something for everyone at Stu-Pots

Stu-Pots in the Market Place is packed with every imaginable household item to help with every task and need from cleaning and maintenance to cooking and dining. Far from being…

NCC and ENC plan for Fletton Field Development

NCC and ENC plan for Fletton Field Development

Fletton Field came to the market for sale in January on the instructions of NCC. This rarely available parcel of land near the centre of town comprises 1.7 acres off…

Weight limit restrictions to North Bridge threaten town services

Weight limit restrictions to North Bridge threaten town services

Oundle’s North Bridge is in need of urgent structural repair work, but Northamptonshire County Council has walked away from the problem due to lack of funding. The council’s solution is…

Profile: Crispin Heesom, artist

Profile: Crispin Heesom, artist

Crispin Heesom grew up in Oundle, and was influenced by his mother, who was a painter. She encouraged Crispin’s ambitions to go to art school to study painting. He studied…

Profile: Nick Grove, artist

Profile: Nick Grove, artist

Nick Grove went to Prince William School and studied fine art at Southampton University. He has worked as a professional photographer for 15 years, specialising in weddings. Nick is increasingly…

Profile: Carol Parfitt, artist

Profile: Carol Parfitt, artist

Carol Parfitt moved to Oundle in 1974, and raised her family in one of the oldest houses in Oundle, dating to the 1500s. After completing her masters in fine art,…

Profile: Bernard Kay, artist

Profile: Bernard Kay, artist

Bernard Kay (91) was born and raised in Southport where his father owned a bicycle shop. He knew that he wanted to be an artist from the age of nine…

A humble honour for a Maundy recipient

A humble honour for a Maundy recipient

David Wills was among pensioners who were invited to receive ceremonial Maundy Money from the Queen at a service at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. When he received his letter…

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