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The legacy of Sir Peter Scott

The legacy of Sir Peter Scott

Unobserved by many, the nation’s best loved broadcaster, Sir David Attenborough, slipped into town in early October to open Oundle School’s new junior day house, Scott House, named after Old…

Munton’s offers old fashioned convenience shopping

Munton’s offers old fashioned convenience shopping

The convenience of being able to pop out to a corner shop for daily essentials is now a reality for those living at the north end of town. Gary Bennett-Munton…

Tresham Garden Village development approved

A masterplan proposing the development of a “garden village” in Deenethorpe has been adopted by the East Northamptonshire Council. The masterplan is part of a nationwide scheme to help boost…

Find some independent style at Diversity Boutique

Find some independent style at Diversity Boutique

What distinguishes a market town like Oundle from shopping centres like Rushton Lakes or Corby is the range of independent shops with unique, personalised service. Tucked along St Osyth’s Lane,…

Doing good in your work is good for business

Doing good in your work is good for business

Fixing cars is not a glamorous business, but it is a fundamental service for anyone who lives in Oundle and who relies on a car to get to work and…

Campaign seeks community pledges to save Fletton Field

Campaign seeks community pledges to save Fletton Field

The #SaveFlettonField campaign has been gathering serious momentum in recent months. With 81 different backers having pledged a total £229,455 so far, Oundle Recreation and Greenspaces Group (ORGSG) has been…

Navigating “consent” in the #MeToo era

With the rise of the #MeToo movement, the issue of “consent” is now a talking point for men, women, boys and girls across the world. The World Health Organisation estimates…

Seven simple strategies for maintaining good mental health

Are you really looking after yourself? Are you sure? Most people will, at some point in their lives, struggle with mental health. Depression is one of the most common disorders…

What does it mean to click “accept”?

How many times have you opened your favourite website, only to be greeted by a pop-up message reading “We’ve updated our privacy policy. Click here to Accept”? The GDPR (General…

Commemorating the Great War around the world

Commemorating the Great War around the world

The First World War changed the world, bringing repercussions for generations. To mark the centenary of the War, countries around the world have held commemorations that have reflected on and…

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