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Friends of St Peter’s Church

Friends of St Peter’s Church

On approaching Oundle, the familiar skyline with the 210 foot spire of St Peter’s Church is a welcoming site. It is the highest spire in Northamptonshire, and part of what…

Recording local bird life on Twitter

In 1895 Lord Lilford listed 227 birds in his two volume book Notes on the Birds of Northamptonshire and Neighbourhood. He was a renowned naturalist and ornithologist and was responsible…

New WI chapter opens in Oundle

New WI chapter opens in Oundle

After 25 years of dormancy, the Women’s Institute is being revived for a new generation of women in Oundle. Its first meeting was held on 19 February, and attracted more…

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…

New book delves into Oundle memories

New book delves into Oundle memories

A new local history book, Oundle Memories and Moments: a Peek into the Past by Anna Fernyhough, offers both a fascinating historical and contemporary treatment of Oundle, full of shared…

The business case for working from home

The business case for working from home

In an era where worldwide communication is as simple as the click of a mouse, businesses in the UK are evaluating the advantages of shifting away from traditional workplaces. This…

Oundle businesses report on their gender pay gap

From April 2018, businesses with 250 employees or more are now required to publish a report documenting their employee pay by gender. This law was developed to make businesses more…

Volunteer Action launch limited edition souvenir of Oundle

Local charity Volunteer Action has released a limited edition Oundle themed jigsaw puzzle. The puzzle’s image is an original illustration of Oundle by Gillian Dolby, featuring the much loved shops…

Volunteer opportunities across the community

Volunteer opportunities across the community

There are many volunteering organisations in Oundle that strive to help all those who are struggling with the simple things in life such as food, transport and enjoyable activities. People…

Intrepid adventurists sign up for the Mongol Rally

Intrepid adventurists sign up for the Mongol Rally

Adventure is this summer’s theme for two motoring teams from Oundle who are embarking on the Mongol Rally, described as “the greatest motoring challenge on the planet”. The route encompasses…

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