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A man of the town: David Wills

A man of the town: David Wills

During his childhood, David Wills often helped out at the local blacksmith; perhaps not representative of an afterschool activity in 2017, indeed, it would be very difficult to draw any…

Accidents on A605 continue to mount

Accidents on A605 continue to mount

Over the past year, fatal accidents and near misses on the A605 have increased sharply. Many drivers and passengers have lost their lives, and it seems there are narrow escapes…

A refugee at 8 years of age

A refugee at 8 years of age

The life of a refugee is always going to come with challenges no matter the circumstances. And during the pre-war anti-Semitic years in Germany many, many people were forced to…

Directory of Oundle Sports Clubs

From rugby to bowling and golf to squash, Oundle has a fantastic range of local fun sports and competitive clubs for you to get involved with. Whether you want a…

Village Green application for Fletton Field is refused by Northants County Council

Village Green application for Fletton Field is refused by Northants County Council

An application by the Oundle Town Council and residents of Oundle to retain Fletton Field on Glapthorn Road as a village green for use by the community, has been refused…

William Roberts joins Team GB

William Roberts joins Team GB

In January, Oundle resident William Roberts (18) was selected to train and compete with the Down Syndrome Swimming (DSS) GB Team. In August, he took part in the GB National…

Unrealistic standards push more girls towards sturgical interventions

Unrealistic standards push more girls towards sturgical interventions

Donatella Versace. Caitlyn Jenner. Joan Rivers. These are just a few examples of celebrities who have famously – or rather, infamously – undergone plastic surgery. They emerge not the beautiful…

Intelligent uses for RFID

Intelligent uses for RFID

New technology is introduced to consumers faster than most of us can keep up with. Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) is one technology that has crept into our shopping bags, library books,…

Dogs on leads make good neighbours

Dogs on leads make good neighbours

I’m an outdoors person, as well as a dogs person, so it doesn’t come as a surprise that I tend to combine the two. For many of us, watching our…

Local beekeepers tend their hives to keep our planet healthy and alive

Local beekeepers tend their hives to keep our planet healthy and alive

The decline of bees is an issue which is affecting pollination worldwide. Here in Oundle, members of the town have invested in beehives, and have become involved in The Bumblebee…

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