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Police Beat

Oundle saw an increase in crime in February compared to January. Notable differences included a spike in anti-social behaviour, with two individuals starting a community protection order. The total number…

Hedgehogs in Danger of Extinction Need Our Help

Hedgehogs in Danger of Extinction Need Our Help

Immortalised by Beatrix Potter, the hedgehog was chosen as the best natural emblem for the British nation in a BBC Wildlife Magazine poll. Yet in the past ten years, the…

Norwich and Peterborough to Close Oundle Branch

The Norwich & Peterborough Building Society has been part of the Yorkshire Building Society since 2011. The Yorkshire Society has decided to make various changes to their branch network and…

St Peter’s Restores Historic Parvis

St Peter’s Restores Historic Parvis

The modernisation programme at St Peter’s Church has recently uncovered layers of ancient history. In a series of projects designed to improve the church building as both a place of…

OSCAR Radio is Longest Running Student Radio Station

OSCAR Radio is Longest Running Student Radio Station

Why are you reading an article about the radio, you ask? With TV, computers, iPlayers, tablets and phones, hasn’t radio seen its glory days? The first radio news programme was…

‘Looking for Lewys’ Breaks Down Barriers for Boys

With the phenomenal popularity of YouTube vloggers, one Oundle boy has found a successful niche market to develop his own interest in make-up for boys, racking up more than 1.2…

New Book Explores Local Families Through the Ages

New Book Explores Local Families Through the Ages

Former Oundle resident and family history enthusiast Margaret Brewster has recently published a book on Oundle’s rich heritage entitled A Collection of Oundle Families. The book features the history of…

Flockhart Fabrics Revives the Designs of Former Oundle Artist

Flockhart Fabrics Revives the Designs of Former Oundle Artist

While the sculptor George Kennethson is widely known in artistic circles, what many do not know is that he worked alongside his wife, Eileen Guthrie, a textile designer, in their…

Oundle is Host to an Unusual and Rare Sound Symphony from Midwife Toads

Oundle is Host to an Unusual and Rare Sound Symphony from Midwife Toads

Last spring, a new resident on West Street started to hear a puzzling recurring ‘electrical’ beep. Her query posted on a community Facebook page asked whether it was a security…

CHAT Helps to Bring Mental Health Issues to the Surface

The terms depression, anxiety and OCD are by no means new to our dictionary, but many people would be surprised to find out just how common they are: 1 in…

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