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Plans for new unitary council gather speed

After delays caused by the pandemic, timescales have now been finalised for East Northamptonshire District Council to merge with other district councils to form one of two unitary councils in…

Historic country house on the market for £10 million

Historic country house on the market for £10 million

One of the largest stately homes in England came up for sale this year, just a few miles from Oundle. Lilford Hall is a Grade I Jacobean manor house with…

Oundle Music Trust makes plans for 2021 with Culture Recovery Fund award

Oundle Music Trust makes plans for 2021 with Culture Recovery Fund award

Oundle Music Trust has been awarded £58,823 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help arts organisations face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have…

Glebe land under threat from light industrial development

After a year-long campaign against a proposal to build a gravel quarry near their village, residents of Warmington were disappointed by the decision of the Northamptonshire County Council to approve…

Sick and ‘tyred’ of road pavement neglect

Northamptonshire County Council Highways department is responsible for maintaining roads and pavements across Northamptonshire. Despite complaints and dissatisfaction from residents, cracks and potholes are still a common sight, causing havoc…

Oundle connects to electric car charging network

Oundle drivers will soon find it a bit easier to help the UK government meet its ambitious plan to reduce carbon emissions, with new plans to install public electric vehicle…

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