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The UK leads Europe as a start-up nation

The UK leads Europe as a start-up nation

People between the ages of 25 and 40 were responsible for creating fifty percent of new businesses in the UK since July 2020. For those who were born in the…

Nail salons are a fast growing business

Nail salons are a fast growing business

In the UK, nail salons are very popular. There were 3,517 registered salons as of 2019, which was an increase of fifty-six percent over five years. The popularity of beauty…

The Rose and Crown’s entertainment and retro dining scene is a hit

The Rose and Crown’s entertainment and retro dining scene is a hit

Despite the universal impact of the pandemic on businesses around the world, in the midst of lockdowns, Kim and Mark Morgan took a brave leap of faith and came to…

Pick Arthey to close after 36 years of service on the forecourt

Pick Arthey to close after 36 years of service on the forecourt

Pick Arthey Garage, the longest running garage in Oundle, is closing. John Pick and Eddie Arthey joined forces and bought the garage on Station Road in 1986, setting up a…

Growth of logistics threatens countryside

The record-breaking demand for warehouse and distribution centre developments is resulting in what some call a “land grab” across Northamptonshire. E-commerce has increased rapidly over the past few years. The…

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 are struggling.…

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 and Peterborough.…

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 business based…

Gas prices and supply chain woes trickle down to consumers

Only two months before Christmas, consumers found themselves facing empty supermarket shelves, retail and wholesale stock shortages, and steeper energy bills. The backdrop is the soaring global energy prices. Global…

Coles Builders Merchants close shop after 52 years.

Coles Builders Merchants close shop after 52 years.

After 52 years at the heart of Oundle’s business community, Coles Construction and Coles Builders Merchants closed for trade in November. Paddy and Richard Coles acquired the West Street site…

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