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Council continues delivery of services

In line with Covid-19 measures, the Town Council has scaled back operations, while keeping council business running behind the scenes. All parks, Fletton House, Victoria Hall and the Hub Café…

Cycleway plans get go-ahead

Oundle Town Council and Transition Oundle have shared an aspiration to improve cycling in Oundle for some time, and have now moved closer to realising a plan for a cycle…

Snipe Meadow boardwalk to be completed

Snipe Meadow boardwalk to be completed

After years of planning by the Town Council, the funds for the replacement of the Snipe Meadow Boardwalk have finally been approved. The project will allow for safe access for…

Uncertain future for Oundle Museum

Oundle Town Museum has been located at the Courthouse since 2000 and is coming to the end of its 20 year lease on January 1, 2021. It has requested a…

ENC overrides town objections to planning

Despite a concerted opposition campaign by Oundle residents, including over 80 public comments objecting to the plan, the application by Gladman Developers for 130 houses on Cotterstock Road was given…

Neighbourhood Plan rejected by Examiner

The Town Council’s Neighbourhood Plan suffered a setback in the final report of the independent examiner after he judged that the plan was not fit to go forward. The examiner…

Council tax increases announced

The Oundle Town Council announced a 7.3% increase in the town’s council tax precept for the 2020-21 budget. Oundle’s precept increased by 2% last year, following annual increases of 11.9%,…

Legal challenges to Neighbourhood Plan

Oundle’s Neighbourhood Plan has progressed to John Parmiter, the independent examiner appointed to review whether the plan meets “the basic conditions” and other relevant legal requirements. An unexpected obstacle to…

Controversial planning permission put on hold

Facing a large audience of concerned residents on November 13, East Northamptonshire Council Planning Management Committee considered two highly contentious applications for large housing developments in Oundle. The applications for…

The future of Fletton Field in dispute

In the face of fierce opposition from the Oundle community and the Oundle Town Council, Northamptonshire County Council is continuing its efforts to sell Fletton Field for development. The NCC’s…

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