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Countryside litter pick bags tons of refuse

Countryside litter pick bags tons of refuse

The country engaged in a mass litter pick between 22 March and 23 April, collecting over 600,000 bags of litter as part of the Keep Britain Tidy campaign. East Northamptonshire…

Transition Oundle introduces OWL

Climate change activism has never been so dominant in the media. Protesters gluing themselves to the Parliament viewing platform during a Common’s Debate was just one example of Climate Action…

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…

After years of negotiating with a US-based compensation lobbying group, the German government has agreed to make a one-off payment to Jewish survivors who were evacuated on the Kindertransport train…

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’s social life, Beans and The Coffee Tavern, where cyclists socialise and refuel…

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