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Face masks are new must-have accessory

Following the UK’s second lockdown, there is no doubt that a mask has become an indispensable accessory to carry at all times. While its purpose is utilitarian, and essential for…

Business in the Market Place carries on during lockdown

Business in the Market Place carries on during lockdown

Oundle was still in recovery mode after the first covid lockdown during the spring, when businesses once again faced closure for a second lockdown in November. The first lockdown lasted…

Eclectic styling and haberdashery at Little Blue

Eclectic styling and haberdashery at Little Blue

Little Blue is the newest shop to open in the Oundle Market Place, featuring collections of homeware and haberdashery. Upon entering the shop, bright embroidery silks and shelves full of…

Adaptability to changing times ensured longevity for family business trading since 1901

Adaptability to changing times ensured longevity for  family business trading since 1901

Tucked away off the Market Place, Amps Wine Merchants maintains a prominent position in Oundle as the oldest family-run business in town. Originally trading from its Market Place shop as…

Dash cams provide essential tool for police prosecution of dangerous driving

Dash cameras are considered a powerful tool for road safety by private drivers and law enforcement. According to the Automobile Association, twenty-four percent of their members own a dash camera,…

Police Beat

Police Beat

Four teenagers carrying an unloaded air rifle were spoken to by armed police on 15 June. They were seen carrying a firearm in the Station Road area and were then…

Outcry over seating at memorial

During the weeks after lockdown when cafes opened for takeaways, indignation flared up when patrons were seen enjoying their drinks by the Oundle and Ashton War Memorial at the top of New Street. Oundle…

Refurbished Bowls Club welcomes new players

Refurbished Bowls Club welcomes new players

Founded in 1866, the bowls club was originally a quoits club located on Herne Road. In the early 1900s the game of lawn bowls started to become popular and the…

US Election

The 2020 US election was certainly memorable. During this election season we have seen insult-fuelled debates, a nail-biting election night and long legal challenges. After nearly four years of controversial…

Pink House Craft Club awarded funds to deliver Craft It Bags to members’ homes

Pink House Craft Club awarded funds to  deliver Craft It Bags to members’ homes

The Pink House Craft Club has been running at Oundle Library for several years, with the focus on helping people who live in rural communities, and especially adults who are…

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