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Police beat

Operation Snap has made its first conviction. The police undertaking allows people to upload dashcam footage of bad driving, and resulted in the conviction of a motorist who overtook a…

Inspection report recognises Prince William School

After nine years of being rated as “Requires Improvement”, Prince William School was finally returned to the rank of “Good” in Ofsted’s March inspection report, confirming the progress the school…

Conservatives turn marginal seat blue

In the 2019 general election, the constituency of Corby and East Northants saw a significant turnout for the Conservative Party, with Tom Pursglove winning a majority of 10,268, more than…

St Peter’s Church attracts rare bird sighting

St Peter’s Church attracts rare bird sighting

Last year birdwatchers from across Northamptonshire gathered by St Peter’s Church to watch the peregrine falcon that had settled on the spire for a few months. In early February this…

Oundle Golf Club members back on course

The Oundle Golf Club is a member’s owned club which has been part of the community since 1893. During the Second World War, the course remained open and was maintained…

Tennis Club opens for the summer

Amongst the wide range of sports offered in Oundle, the Oundle Tennis Club has been a force in the community since the 1920s. With five floodlit, full size asphalt courts…

Fashionistas consider impact of fast fashion

In the twenty-first century, the average person has approximately 103 items of clothing in her wardrobe. This is an extraordinary number of clothes, but it is no surprise considering the…

Veganism is UK’s biggest food trend

Veganism is UK’s biggest food trend

One of the biggest lifestyle changes that people are making right now, is the shift to veganism, consuming only plant-based products, and avoiding the purchase of items made from animal…

Church roof is lifted for restoration

Church roof is lifted for restoration

In recent years, St Peter’s Church has been undergoing a six-phase restoration programme. Developments have resulted in the installation of iron gates and automatic glass doors, as well as the…

Gilbert and Sullivan Players revive first production

Gilbert and Sullivan Players revive first production

The Gilbert and Sullivan Players February performance of The Pirates of Penzance in the Queen Victoria Hall revived the company’s very first production from 1959. They have staged the play…

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