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Free financial advice Thursday a.m. at Oundle Library

A representative from the NatWest is offering free financial advice every Thursday morning at Oundle Library. Use it or lose it!

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Back to school!

The autumn term at Oundle School has started. The school drives start on the 10th of September and the 660 Club drives will start on the 12th of September. Wednesdays are going to be busy days, so if any drivers can do a stint on Wednesdays, they will be most welcome 🙂

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Still working on the Bank Holiday!

Even though the office was closed on the 27th of August 2018, we still had a couple of drives. Kudos to that driver for working on a Bank Holiday!

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Authors and Donations

We have recently had donations from not one but two authors. Margaret Brewster and Anna Fernyhough are donating proceeds from the sales of their books to VA and have given ÂŁ400 each so far. Margaret is the author of “A Collection of Oundle Families” and Anna has written “Oundle Memories and Moments”. If you’d like […]

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Thrapston Drivers’ Afternoon

Hello Thrapston area Drivers! We would like to treat you to tea and cake at the Cafe at No. 34 on the High Street in Thrapston. The date for your diary is the 25th of July. We’ll be there from 2:30 p.m. onwards. The cafe manager says they won’t throw us out until 4:30 p.m. […]

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Drivers’ Week

We’re having Drivers’ Week from the 23rd to the 27th of July. All drivers are welcome to drop by the office in Fletton House, Oundle from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for tea and cake. Please come and have a chat, we’re looking forward to seeing you.

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Volunteer Action at 21

Volunteer Action celebrated it’s 21st year of operation in October with a lunch time party for 100+ volunteers and an evening reception hosted and sponsored by Oundle School. Guests of honour at the lunch were John and Margaret Melhuish who have been driving for VA for 20 years. Chair, Val Chesser, was pleased to present […]

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Well Done Anne!

‘I would like to thank you for nominating Anne Plowright for the Susan Hollowell Memorial 2015 Award. You nominated Anne for driving over 45,000 miles since 2006 to enable vulnerable adults to get to essential medical appointments. Anne has also been a befriender since 2010. She gives time and assistance to others with care and dedication. She will always […]

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A Fond Farewell to Nancy

Everyone seems to agree that Nancy Taylor’s retirement party at Fletton House on Tuesday 29th September was a lovely event. Whilst we are all sorry to see Nancy go, the atmosphere of the day was more of a celebration of her time at Volunteer Action and of what she has achieved. Val Chesser led the […]

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Produce Stall produces the goods!

MANY THANKS TO ALL OUR SUPPORTERS Whether you made and donated a cake, jam, raffle prizes etc. or you visited the stall and bought a cake, jam, raffle ticket etc, we are very grateful for your support. The stall on 22nd September was a joint effort by Volunteer Action and Oundle Museum staffed by Liz […]

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