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Do local councils really matter?

Are you one of the many people who think that local elections do not matter and if you vote it won’t make a difference? In April, BBC News travelled to…

Plans for new unitary council gather speed

After delays caused by the pandemic, timescales have now been finalised for East Northamptonshire District Council to merge with other district councils to form one of two unitary councils in…

Glebe land under threat from light industrial development

After a year-long campaign against a proposal to build a gravel quarry near their village, residents of Warmington were disappointed by the decision of the Northamptonshire County Council to approve…

Sick and ‘tyred’ of road pavement neglect

Northamptonshire County Council Highways department is responsible for maintaining roads and pavements across Northamptonshire. Despite complaints and dissatisfaction from residents, cracks and potholes are still a common sight, causing havoc…

Oundle connects to electric car charging network

Oundle drivers will soon find it a bit easier to help the UK government meet its ambitious plan to reduce carbon emissions, with new plans to install public electric vehicle…

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…

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