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Speaking Up For Women

Speaking Up For Women

Despite all the advances that have been made over many decades, society is still plagued by female misrepresentation and lack of equality. Former Oundle School pupil, Caroline Criado-Perez’s recent success…

The Healing Touch With Thai Massage

The Healing Touch With Thai Massage

Sa-Bai-Gai, a traditional Thai medical massage parlour, is one of the latest businesses to open in Oundle. Owners Pen and Mick Lewis had been offering Thai massage for six years…

Market Place in Transition

There is no doubt that the way we use our high streets is changing, and small businesses have to work harder to attract and retain customer loyalty. The government has…

Discovery of Ancient Remains at Site of New Roundhouse

Discovery of Ancient Remains at Site of New Roundhouse

When the Gents decided to construct a roundhouse styled barn on their property, little did they know they would be continuing a practice established on their land by the previous…

John Potter Rescues Red Book for Rail Enthusiasts

When Thomas Cook announced that it would no longer be printing its Red Book European Rail Timetable after a successful 140 year run, John Potter, a member of Thomas Cook’s…

Experience of War Recorded in John Binder’s Diary

Experience of War Recorded in John Binder’s Diary

Oundle’s war memorial in the centre of town is familiar to everyone and yet, over the years its significance has become less personal. Families move on, and the memorial becomes…

Oundle Roll of Honour

Oundle Roll of Honour

Private George Ernest Afford, 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 9 September 1916, aged 28. Born in Oundle, enlisted Thrapston. Son of Mr and Mrs C. G. Afford, 34, East…

Remembrance 1914-2014

Remembrance 1914-2014

There are five memorials in Oundle that commemorate the First World War and pay tribute to the men from Oundle who fell during the war. The first memorial to the…

Inner Wheel Promotes Service

Inner Wheel Promotes Service

Inner Wheel is the largest international woman’s group in the world, with representation in the United Nations. Founded in Manchester in 1924 “To promote true friendship, to encourage the ideals…

Rotary Club Celebrates 40 Years in Oundle

Rotary Club Celebrates 40 Years in Oundle

If it is Monday, it is Rotary Club night, when Oundle members meet over a convivial meal at The Talbot Hotel. Founded in 1974 by Philip Brudenells, Phil Cook and…

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