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Local Labour Stands Behind Corbyn Leadership

Local Labour Stands Behind Corbyn Leadership

It was impossible to miss the media storm surrounding the election of Jeremy Corbyn as the leader of the Labour party earlier this year. It was presented by some as…

Selfie Campaign Aims to Raise Support for Farmers

Selfie Campaign Aims to Raise Support for Farmers

In the past year, local farmers have used social media to upload selfies with their tractors to show support for a fellow farmer and close friend who took his life…

Prevent Strategy in Schools Countering Radicalisation

The government has recently issued a new initiative called the Prevent strategy which seeks ‘to provide support to individuals who are at risk of being drawn into terrorism’. Prevent is…

Counter Terrorism Unit Investigation

In November the Oundle Pharmacy was searched by the North East Counter Terrorism Unit in connection with a terrorism investigation and arrest. A statement from the North East Counter Terrorism…

Speeding Accelerates on Creed Road

Speeding Accelerates on Creed Road

Residents on Creed Road, off Glapthorn Road, have made a number of complaints about the continued occurrence of speeding due to the ‘drag strip’ nature of the road. Creed Road…

Police Beat

Police Beat

Crimes were down to 19 in May from 34 in April for all types of crime lower except for shoplifting, which increased from two to three cases. There were three…

Books Get Shelved in Public Libraries

Libraries nationwide are feeling the crunch as budget cuts are forcing them to appeal for donations for actual books and funds are diverted to other services. The Library of Birmingham,…

Shops Cut Back on use of Plastic Bags in Oundle

From 5th October all companies with more than 250 employees started to charge 5p per plastic bag in an effort to reduce pollution. The policy was imposed in order to…

Prince William School Library Appeal Goes Viral

Prince William School Library Appeal Goes Viral

In May 2015, Oundle’s Prince William School began a campaign seeking the donation of books to the school’s library. Mrs Elaine Galer, the school’s librarian, tweeted an appeal on May…

Oundle GPs Join ‘Super-Practice’

Oundle GPs Join ‘Super-Practice’

The Oundle Medical Practice is on the verge of a revolutionary change. It is merging with the St Mary’s Medical Centre and Sheep Market Surgery in Stamford and the Lakeside…

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