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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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Quiz draw 2014

We have sold over 1000 quizzes! The draw for the winners is tonight September 30th 2014. The topic for the quiz this year was films with animals and beasts in the title. We have had a number of quiz sheets with correct answers so these will be put into a draw this evening. The winners […]

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Volunteer Drivers Invitation 23 October 2014

Invitation to our Volunteer Drivers  and office volunteers We would like to invite you to an afternoon meet and greet at the Courthouse in Oundle on 23rd October between 2 and 4pm.  You will have the opportunity to chat to the staff and the Trustees in attendance, and have a private viewing round the Museum […]

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Fantastic Support for VA Quiz

Following tremendous hard work from all involved, especially Robin Veit, VA are proud to announce the results of the 2012 Nursery Rhymes Quiz. Congratulations to all 1,100 of you who bought quiz sheets this year, the greatest number ever. We hope you enjoyed doing the quiz, and well done to the many people who got […]

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Oundle Carnival 2010

This years Oundle Carnival was once again a great success. We were involved in the parade (see pictures) and also had a stall at the carnival.

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Oundle to Paris Cycle Ride

On 5 July, four residents of Oundle set off on a 280 mile cycle ride from Oundle to Paris. Marc Lefebvre, Bill Gough, Sheridan Smith and Mark Rogers were joined by well wishers early on Monday morning as they set off from the Market Square in Oundle. They are hoping to arrive at the Eiffel […]

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