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A spate of burst water mains strains residents’ patience

Water is a service we take for granted, until it goes wrong. Lately, Oundle residents have complained that the water supply in town is becoming unreliable. The town’s supplier, Anglian…

Council pledges to take Afghan refugees

In response to the summer’s refugee crisis in Afghanistan, North Northamptonshire Council has stepped forward to support ten Afghan families in the North Northamptonshire area. Arguably, one of the most…

By-election to be called for North Northants seat

One of Oundle’s three councillors on North Northamptonshire Council, Annabel de Capell Brooke, has announced that she will be moving to Norfolk. She will soon resign her seat on the…

North Northants Council members spar over “anti-democratic” changes to council meetings

The governing Conservative group on North Northamptonshire Council were labelled “dictators” by opposition councillors after a change to the regular meeting time has left councillors and members of the public…

Coles Builders Merchants close shop after 52 years.

Coles Builders Merchants close shop after 52 years.

After 52 years at the heart of Oundle’s business community, Coles Construction and Coles Builders Merchants closed for trade in November. Paddy and Richard Coles acquired the West Street site…

Oundle Town Council votes to declare a climate emergency

The issue of climate change is no longer just a discussion among scientists. It has been brought to the forefront of government agendas at both national and local levels.   Addressing the issue, Peterborough Council unanimously declared a…

Patient Participation Group liaises with Oundle Surgery

The doctor’s surgery is often regarded as the most important asset to a community. Communities depend on them and feel invested in them. But when problems arise with services, patients…

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