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Church Green Group Wins Award

Church Green Group Wins Award

Members of St Peter’s Church Green Group have been working in the north-west part of the churchyard to increase biodiversity. By careful management, in conjunction with the Oundle Town Council,…

Not Just a Bystander

Not Just a Bystander

Waitress Laura Allen proved to be a local hero when she fearlessly leapt to action after two thieves were caught red-handed during her afternoon shift. On the 19th February at…

Don’t Get Caught Red Tagged

Don’t Get Caught Red Tagged

A new recycling check has been introduced to refuse collection. The system involves putting different colour tags on the bins to alert households about the presence of non-recyclable items. Green…

Pedestrian Problems on North Street

According to many residents in the North Street area, the new road layout providing access to Waitrose has turned an awkward intersection into a “downright dangerous crossing”. It is thought…

South Bridge to be Repaired

South Bridge to be Repaired

Vehicle owners will be relieved to know that repair work to Oundle’s South Bridge has been approved that will strengthen the damaged structure while maintaining the fabric of the ancient…

Save Our Market Place

Save Our Market Place

Six months ago, the residents of Oundle were greeted with the arrival of a new Waitrose. Their planning proposal promised that the store would “benefit the town centre by improving…

What a Lot of Bollards

What a Lot of Bollards

The proliferation of bollards in the Market Place to demark the new parking arrangements could claim to set a record for the number of bollards per square metre. Planners like…

Innovative Change for Fletton House

Innovative Change for Fletton House

Built in 1900, Fletton House has long served the community in various capacities. It is now on its way in its transformation as a new Community Hub after being offered…

Derelict Site to be Developed by School

The site of the former Abbott House on Glapthorn Road has long been an eyesore, with derelict buildings fronting a main thoroughfare in town. While there are no immediate plans…

Diocese to Sell Vicarage

Diocese to Sell Vicarage

Oundle has only one Church of England, the unmissable St Peter’s. Along with the church, the Diocese of Peterborough also owns and maintains three properties for the use of the…