Features

Probus clubs thrive in Oundle

A comfortable retirement from work after a busy career is an ambition for most professionals. But many find that when they leave the workplace what they most miss…

Take a hike in Northamptonshire with fellow walkers

If walking in the countryside appeals to you, then consider joining the Facebook group “Northamptonshire Walks”. With contributions from over 27,000 other walkers there are many posts sharing…

Surge in drink spiking spurs action to address safety on nights out

Surge in drink spiking spurs action to address safety on nights out

The return to university this year saw students once again enjoying the freedom to go out to pubs and clubs with new friends. The renewal of nights out…

News

Lord Robert Winston joins local Learning Partnership as patron of ExpertEd:Live

Lord Robert Winston joins local Learning  Partnership as patron of ExpertEd:Live

The Oundle, Peterborough and East Northants (OPEN) Learning Partnership welcomed Professor Lord Robert Winston to…

University applicants under pressure for places in 2022

University applicants under pressure for places in 2022

Among those affected by the disruptions of the pandemic have been students making university applications…

Speeding violations along A605 on the rise

Despite the lack of any speed cameras in Northamptonshire, the police do set up camera…

Lakeside Healthcare launch online consultation platform to patient approval

Lakeside Healthcare launch online  consultation platform to patient approval

Lakeside Healthcare at Oundle has introduced a new consultation platform that they hope will address…

The hope of keeping Fletton Field for community use looks promising

The hope of keeping Fletton Field for community use looks promising

In July 2021, North Northamptonshire Council (NNC) listed Fletton Field as an Asset of Community…

Business

New business in Oundle offers personalised counselling services

Mental health is becoming a more open topic of conversation and people are now more aware of noticing their moods and feelings, and asking for help if they…

Property market remains buoyant in region

Property market remains buoyant in region

Before the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the housing market in Oundle had been predictable – that of a quiet, scenic market town within commuting distance of London…

Launch of local new fashion label offers bespoke clothing

Launch of local new fashion label offers bespoke clothing

Slow fashion is the opposite of fast fashion, an approach which produces clothes that are made to last and are not disposable. “Natascha Bankart” is a new fashion…

Council News

By-election to be called for North Northants seat

One of Oundle’s three councillors on North Northamptonshire Council, Annabel de Capell Brooke, has announced that she will be moving to…

North Northants Council members spar over “anti-democratic” changes to council meetings

The governing Conservative group on North Northamptonshire Council were labelled “dictators” by opposition councillors after a change to the regular meeting…

Oundle Town Council votes to declare a climate emergency

The issue of climate change is no longer just a discussion among scientists. It has been brought to the forefront of government agendas at both…