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When the Circus Comes to Town

When the Circus Comes to Town

In early March, Oundle was treated to a visit from the Circus Ginnett, which set up a big top tent to perform a show including a number of traditional acts…

Waitrose Newspaper Give-away…Part II

The effect of the myWaitrose scheme on the Oundle Market Place continues to stir controversy. Since we last went to press, Mr Sawford has written to all MPs with a…

Inspired Living at Asha’s

Inspired Living at Asha’s

Asha’s Inspired Living in the Bazaar on West Street has only been open for 18 months, but has already become a shopping destination. One unique attraction of the shop is…

Model Airplane Enthusiasts Fly the Sky

Model Airplane Enthusiasts Fly the Sky

Geoff Stubbs’ model shop on West Street has been a presence in Oundle for forty-two years, and attracts customers from a fifty-mile radius. His shop is well known for the…

“Exemplary” Biography of Updike

“Exemplary” Biography of Updike

“It’s wrong to say that I was hanging around waiting for an opportunity to write about Updike. It’s more like an opportunity to write for Updike was hanging around and…

Nauticus on His Hobby Horse

Nauticus on His Hobby Horse

1427 miles would seem, to many sailors, a relatively meagre distance. However, to make this immense journey on nothing more than a tricycle over dirt roads more than 100 years…

Meet Your MP

Meet Your MP

Andy Sawford MP holds drop in surgeries every other month in the centre of Oundle. At these surgeries constituents can talk to Mr Sawford about any concerns they have in…

Oundle School Makes Historic Appointment

Oundle School Makes Historic Appointment

September 2015 will see the arrival of Oundle School’s first female Head, Mrs Sarah Kerr-Dineen, following the retirement of Charles Bush as Headmaster. Oundle School has thrived during the ten…

The Dark Side of Teens Online

The internet is more than 20 years old, and yet it remains a “wild west” of unregulated activity and dangerous frontiers. Of particular concern, is how easy it is for…

Jim Irving: Always the Gentleman

Jim Irving: Always the Gentleman

Jim Irving, his wife Parry, and their children Michael, Sarah and Peter, came to live in Oundle in the 1950s. Jim had been appointed to manage Smith’s Brewery and the…

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