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Town Council presents inaugural Community Award

Town Council presents inaugural Community Award

Oundle Town Council’s first annual Community Award was presented at the Annual General Meeting in April. Nominations for the award are made by residents and then decided by the councillors.…

New skatepark design in pipeline

Design proposals for an upgrade to Oundle’s skatepark have recently been published by Oundle Town Council. A consultation period was available in May when opinions and input of the Oundle…

LoveOundle Walking App

If you have ever wandered past one of Oundle’s historic landmarks and wondered about its story, now you can just go to the LoveOundle Walking Tour app and find the…

LibDems win council seat

LibDems win council seat

In February, voters in the Oundle ward went to the polls to elect a new unitary councillor following the resignation of Annabel de Capell Brooke, who had moved to Norfolk…

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 time has left councillors and members of the public…

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 national and local levels.   Addressing the issue, Peterborough Council unanimously declared a…

Conservatives claim majority at new North Northants Council

Oundle has elected three councillors to the new North Northants Council, all from the Conservative Party, in what was a successful set of local elections for the Conservatives overall. These…

The higher purpose of government

Last February one unsuspecting council and a certain Jackie Weaver were catapulted into the limelight. The YouTube video of a fractious Handforth Parish council instantly became a national talking point…

Parish Path Wardens keep footpaths from being lost

Parish Path Wardens keep footpaths from being lost

Northamptonshire has 1929 miles of rights of way in a network that includes footpaths, bridleways and byways used by walkers, cyclists and horse riders who enjoy getting out into the…

Chains of office are archived as East Northants Council is shuttered

Retirement of the ENC chains of office marks the beginning and end of another phase in the cycle of local government. The residents of Oundle said farewell to the ENC…

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