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Hopes build for community adoption of Fletton Field

Hopes build for community adoption of Fletton Field

Plans are gathering ground to give Fletton Field a new lease of life as a green space for the community. The Fletton Field Association has now been formally established as…

Town Council presents inaugural Community Award

Town Council presents inaugural Community Award

Oundle Town Council’s first annual Community Award was presented at the Annual General Meeting in April. Nominations for the award are made by residents and then decided by the councillors.…

The Oundle Clock Shop keeps traditions ticking

The Oundle Clock Shop keeps traditions ticking

At the far end of West Street sits a clock shop, one of Oundle’s oldest remaining shops, a charming throwback to another era. Now owned by Jo Elwood, her grandfather,…

Church bells are the soundtrack for daily life and special occasions

Church bells are the soundtrack for daily life and special occasions

The chime of Big Ben in Westminster is an iconic feature of British culture that is replicated on a smaller scale in church towers of villages and towns up and…

New skatepark design in pipeline

Design proposals for an upgrade to Oundle’s skatepark have recently been published by Oundle Town Council. A consultation period was available in May when opinions and input of the Oundle…

Jubilee Celebrations through the years

Jubilee Celebrations through the years

1887Queen Victoria Golden JubileeThe Golden Jubilee helped Queen Victoria reconnect with the nation after she had withdrawn from public life following the death of Prince Albert. Mr Park, the Headmaster…

From riverside bathing places to swimming pools

From riverside bathing places to swimming pools

Outdoor pools, lakes and rivers are where everyone can go cool off from summer heat. Oundle may be landlocked, but it is lucky to be encircled by the River Nene.…

The UK leads Europe as a start-up nation

The UK leads Europe as a start-up nation

People between the ages of 25 and 40 were responsible for creating fifty percent of new businesses in the UK since July 2020. For those who were born in the…

Liz Turnbull has been a vital link for Community Action volunteers and hosts

Liz Turnbull has been a vital link for Community Action volunteers and hosts

Since the 1960s, Oundle School’s Community Action programme has linked school pupils with Oundle neighbours, as well as communities further afield in Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough and Peterborough. For the last…

The Oundle Library gets cover

The Oundle Library gets cover

Over the past year, Oundle Library has undertaken a new building project to revitalise an empty space in the garden. The new shelter was named ‘The Cover’ following a competition…

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