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Two-thirds of Local Councils Have Offered to Support UNHCR Refugees

In 2015 the government announced that it would accept 20,000 refugees from Syria and refugees are now being selected from established camps in Syria, and are being processed by the…

Foster Carers Needed to Look After Unaccompanied Refugee Children

When Home for Good, a Christian fostering and adoption charity, sent out an appeal for families to take in unaccompanied minors who arrive in Britain, they received an overwhelming response.…

The Hub Brings Social Focus to the North Side of Town

The Hub Brings Social Focus to the North Side of Town

Since its opening in September 2015 as part of the £1m refurbishment of Fletton House, the Hub has provided a new café venue for Oundle residents who are looking for…

Using Technology to Revive Collyweston Mine

Collyweston tiles form the roofs of many historic buildings in Oundle and the surrounding villages in Northamptonshire. Due to the scarcity of the slate, repairing or replacing a Collyweston roof…

Oundle Celebrates Ten Years as a Fairtrade Town

Oundle Celebrates Ten Years as a Fairtrade Town

Oundle celebrated its ten year anniversary as a Fairtrade town with a celebration at the Farmers’ Market in May. The town has also successfully renewed Fairtrade Town status for two…

New Clerk Takes Charge at Council

New Clerk Takes Charge at Council

After nearly a year under the management of an interim clerk, Oundle Town Council recently welcomed a new permanent clerk. Emma Baker joined the council in January and has already…

Plans Could Strain Neighbourly Relations

Glapthorn’s Neighbourhood Plan is well underway, and could be ready to be put to a vote by the end of the year. While Glapthorn’s plan is separate from the plan…

Oundle Voters Turn Out For Local Elections

Voters across the country took to the polls on Thursday 4th May to vote in their local elections. The results saw a surge in support for the Conservative Party, who…

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