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Council Dispute Leads to Resignations

Just over a month after the Oundle Town Council was described as having the ability and capacity to be ‘a beacon council nationally’, the council fell apart in mid-February, leaving…

Profiling the Council

Councils are deceptively complex organisations to run, providing services that are vital to the wellbeing of individuals and communities. When they are run well, no one notices the hard work…

The Queen’s Birthday Celebrations

The Queen’s Birthday Celebrations

The residents of Abbott House joined the Queen in celebrating her 90th birthday on April 21 at a special party to mark the occasion, where they gathered together to raise…

Spicing Up England’s Squad

Spicing Up England’s Squad

Oundle School has every reason to be very proud after two members of the Sixth Form, brothers Ben and Tom Curry, recently received call-ups to the Elite England U18 squad.…

Cookbook Promotes Healthy Lifestyle

Cookbook Promotes Healthy Lifestyle

Easy, Tasty, Healthy is the fourth cookery book to be published by nutritional therapist Barbara Cousins of Oundle, who believes that maintaining the correct nutritional balance makes us stay physically,…

A Cut Above the Rest at the Barber’s Comb

A Cut Above the Rest at the Barber’s Comb

To describe the Barber’s Comb in the Market Place as successful would be an understatement. Established 22 years ago, its services are so popular that booking is essential. Owner Richard…

Judging the Legacy of History Carved in Stone

Judging the Legacy of History Carved in Stone

‘Rhodes must Fall’ was the rallying cry of the campaign demanding the removal of Cecil Rhodes’ statue at Oriel College, Oxford on the grounds that a symbol of racist, imperialist…

Facebook Brings the Community Together

With the popularity of social media networks such as Facebook (FB) and Twitter, Oundle now has many online pages advertising its events and businesses. What do these community pages offer…

Tying in the Knot in Oundle

Tying in the Knot in Oundle

The cost of the average wedding in the UK has shot up to a staggering £28,000, as couples spend lavishly on their dream day. However, keeping all the grandeur and…

Police Beat

Police Beat

Over the last few months there have been many incidents in the Oundle area, including cars being broken into, suspicious chalk markings left on and around houses, and a pickpocketing…

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