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Safety issues at Elton junction

Safety issues at Elton junction

Following a fatal crash in May 2017 at the Elton A605 junction, Cambridgeshire County Council has installed traffic islands to reduce the risk of further collisions. Over the weekend of…

Changes for Oundle police station

Although the police department maintains a base on Glapthorn Road, they no longer provide a front office function accessible to the public. Inspector, Daryl Lyon of Neighbourhood Policing said: ‘Staffing…

Fourth Oundle cash machine is hit in smash and grab

Fourth Oundle cash machine is hit in smash and grab

On Saturday 28th of October, the Co-op food store was targeted by offenders who tried to get access to the ATM within the store. In the process of forcing it…

Police Beat

From May to June there was an increase in crime. 47 incidents were recorded by the police, up from 33 in May. 25% of the criminal activity in June was…

The way we were

The way we were

For the past ten years, a group of coaching enthusiasts have been following old stage coach routes through England that still have the old coaching inns. They follow different routes…

Facebook group revives memories of Oundle’s people and places

Facebook group revives memories of Oundle’s people and places

For small communities with few or scattered historic records, social media has provided a valuable platform for sharing memories and building a record of local history. ‘Memories of Oundle and…

The story of the men from Oundle School and Laxton Grammar who went to War

The story of the men from Oundle School and Laxton Grammar who went to War

Retired Oundle School History teacher, Colin Pendrill, has published a new book entitled And We Were Young – Oundle School and the Great War, a landmark volume charting the impact…

A history of Oundle architecture

A history of Oundle architecture

A new book about Oundle’s architecture provides the first comprehensive overview of Oundle’s buildings. The author of Oundle’s Historic Buildings, A Brief Study of Oundle’s Architectural Heritage, is David Parker,…

Section 106 funds contribute to town improvements

When new housing developments are proposed in any community, the biggest concerns are about the impact on the local infrastructure and services. To mitigate the extra pressure on the social,…

The Oundle Food Bank offers emergency relief for those down on their luck

The Oundle Food Bank offers emergency relief for those down on their luck

At the beginning of the year a branch of the Stamford Foodbank, supported by the Trussell Trust, opened in Oundle. This food bank is coordinated by Oundle residents David Hardwick…

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