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Controversial planning permission put on hold

Facing a large audience of concerned residents on November 13, East Northamptonshire Council Planning Management Committee considered two highly contentious applications for large housing developments in Oundle. The applications for…

The role of private schools in local economy

The role of private schools in local economy

Although rumours have long circulated about Labour’s ideas about the independent school sector, the alarm was raised at the September party conference, when the Labour Party voted in favour of…

New undertaking for former pub

Despite some hopes that a long-running pub would find an owner to reopen it, planning permission has been granted to the Kettering firm Averil Phillips to convert the building on…

Elton quarry plans face objections

A recent planning application for mineral extraction may see a busy new quarry operation off the A605 near Warmington. In May 2019, The Elton Estate submitted plans to develop the…

The future of Fletton Field in dispute

In the face of fierce opposition from the Oundle community and the Oundle Town Council, Northamptonshire County Council is continuing its efforts to sell Fletton Field for development. The NCC’s…

Opinion: The view from here

When I originally sat down to write this article, I was going to urge a vote for the Conservatives. I may not like their policies, I thought. I may not…

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