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Oundle News changes business hands

After 18 years at the helm of Oundle News, in March, Chris Cant passed on the business to new owner, Mr Niranjanan from Letchworth. Oundle News is a core business…

Local pubs change hands

According to the latest industry figures, 18 pubs a week are closing in Britain. This hit close to home when two of the area’s most popular local pubs closed unexpectedly…

The business case for working from home

The business case for working from home

In an era where worldwide communication is as simple as the click of a mouse, businesses in the UK are evaluating the advantages of shifting away from traditional workplaces. This…

Oundle businesses report on their gender pay gap

From April 2018, businesses with 250 employees or more are now required to publish a report documenting their employee pay by gender. This law was developed to make businesses more…

North Shoes continues legacy of family footwear business

North Shoes continues legacy of family footwear business

At the end of July, Oundle’s longest-serving business was sold to Lincolnshire’s North Shoes. R C Cotton and Sons Ltd had traded in the Market Place since 1871. North Shoes,…

Impact of Revalued Business Rates on the Market Place

Impact of Revalued Business Rates on the Market Place

On the first of April, revalued business rates were put in place for the first time in seven years. These are based on the rental value of a business’ premises.…

Early Look at Marina Plans Promising Exciting Developments

Early Look at Marina Plans Promising Exciting Developments

The exciting plans for a marina village next to Barnwell Country Park are becoming ever more a reality as the planning for the development of the marina progresses slowly, but…

The Hub Brings Social Focus to the North Side of Town

The Hub Brings Social Focus to the North Side of Town

Since its opening in September 2015 as part of the £1m refurbishment of Fletton House, the Hub has provided a new café venue for Oundle residents who are looking for…

AGA Shop Opens at The Wharf

AGA Shop Opens at The Wharf

The Great British Bake Off winner, Francis Quinn was in Oundle in late November to officially open Oundle’s AGA shop at The Wharf on Station Road. The new shop in…

30 Years at the Helm of The Ship

30 Years at the Helm of The Ship

On Thursday 19th November, The Ship Inn played host to around 250 guests as Andy and Rob Langridge celebrated the 30 year anniversary of their ownership with a big party.…

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