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Changemakers offers adventure opportunities

Changemakers, a new summer holiday programme for urban children will offer a fun summer experience in an exciting weeklong programme of outdoor activities in the Peak District, where they will…

Summer swimming warnings about Weil’s disease

Summer swimming warnings about Weil’s disease

As warm weather approaches, swimmers and rowers are being warned to take precautions before they enter local rivers to avoid being infected. Last summer, Prince William School reported that one…

Setting out poisoned pest control is lethal

As warm weather starts to bring pests from rats to slugs into gardens, residents are urgently being advised to be cautious about setting out poisons. Huge problems occur when household…

Letterbox design and placement under review

Amidst a political climate mired in division and conflict, the plight of the postmen and women of this country has emerged from the caverns of parliamentary debate. The issue regards…

Runners find Oundle on the marathon map

On a blustery January morning, 472 runners gathered on Cotterstock Road at the start line of the Oundle New Year 10k. The race was organised by Nice Work, a specialist…

Barnwell park run gains momentum

Barnwell park run gains momentum

Oundle has joined the international trend for park runs. Independent of the well-known Parkrun organisation, an informal weekly run takes place every Sunday at 10am around Barnwell Country Park. Set…

For Sunday cyclists Oundle is a favourite stop along the route

For Sunday cyclists Oundle is a favourite stop along the route

Bikes and bright jerseys have become a familiar sight at weekends, especially outside those twin hubs of Oundle‚Äôs social life, Beans and The Coffee Tavern, where cyclists socialise and refuel…

Community impact award for Air Ambulance shop

In December the Oundle branch of the Air Ambulance Charity Shop received the Community Impact Award 2018 from the Air Ambulance Service for its work in the community. There are…

Barnwell village community group rallies to save shop

Amid plans for the sale of their village shop, Barnwell residents have formed the Barnwell Village Shop Community Group to investigate the feasibility of supporting, developing and sustaining a community…

Ioan Thomas made headlines as an inspirational teacher

Ioan Thomas made headlines as an inspirational teacher

For decades Ioan Thomas was a familiar figure riding his bicycle on busy errands through Oundle’s streets. Following a few years of declining mobility, he died in March, aged 90.…

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