Where to watch football in Corby this September…

Read where to watch football in and around Corby…

The football fans amongst us will definitely be relieved to see the return of the Premier League to our screens.

Here at Oakley Vale, we have compiled a list of where you can make the most of the action in and around Corby:

  • Harpers Brook – They have big screens, so you won’t miss a single second of the action, broadcasting a wide range of sports LIVE including football and cricket. Find their summer of sport listings here HERE.
  • Corby Handle – Sat right in the heart of the community, the pub boasts an electrifying atmosphere to rival any match day, so don’t miss the opportunity to head down! For more information visit HERE.
  • The Vaults – Located in Uppingham and just four miles from the picturesque Rutland Water, this a great place to watch the football! For more information see their website HERE.



Sign up to the Three Peaks Challenge in Corby

Next summer, fundraisers will be pushing limits and raising vital funds for Lakeland Hospice, as part of the Three Peaks Challenge starting in Corby.

The adventure involves climbing the highest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales, including Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdown, all within a tight 24-hour timeframe!

We’ll be cheering on the fearless group of individuals who aren’t just climbing mountains, but climbing for a cause.

It will definitely be a test of limits, both mentally and physically to achieve this incredible feat.

Make a difference and tackle the 1,000-mile trek by signing up HERE.


Hiker climbing Ben Nevis in Scotland. This mountain forms part of the Three Peaks Challenge, which fundraisers are embarking on to raise money for Lakelands Hospice in Corby.


A GREAT time was had at the Great Oakley Village Annual Fete

Great Oakley Village geared up for its highly anticipated Annual Fate, and on Sunday 3rd September, the whole community came alive.

Even the weather cooperated, with friends and family gathering for the perfect summery afternoon.

They enjoyed an incredible lineup, including a dog show, classic cars, a karate display and much more!

Was there any photo-worthy #SummerMomentsInCorby? Do send in your snaps of the fabulous day.





Only 1 month left in the Corby Photography Competition for a chance to win £50

As you may all be aware, we have been running a photography competition for the chance to capture your #SummerMomentsInCorby and win £50. The deadline is fast approaching with just under 1 month to go!

Make sure you submit your entries for a chance to win the cash prize.


Sunshine may have been in short supply for much of August, a typical occurrence here in Corby, with the arrival of September bringing cooler temperatures, but amidst these changes, a variety of wholesome activities, football fun and fundraising opportunities are taking place in and around Corby this month.