Rutland and Stamford Mercury

‘Hard work’ vital to Ofsted success

Henry and Susan Munton who celebrated their 50th wedding annversary on September 9. Submitted

Golden couple celebrate happy marriage

Visitors look round the new Ketton Sports and Community Centre

Opening of £280,000 centre

Light rain

Resurfacing works under way for Colsterworth roundabouts


Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance crew to deliver life-saving blood transfusions


Lincs police to trial electric cars in quest to be ‘greenest force’


National award for Army bomb search dog

Lincolnshire Police news.

Police investigating break-in at Pointon church

Gill Blanchard at the Family History Day at Deeping Community Library. By Lee Helllwing

Event helps people trace family lineage

Liam Adams gave Stamford an early lead on Tuesday night.

Decent Daniels display fails to gain maximum reward

Non League
Ed Balmford touches down for Oakham during Saturday's match against Newark.

Injuries take their toll as Oakham lose close cup clash in extra-time

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Tom Lees was on target for Stamford Lions in their 6-1 victory over Warboys on Saturday.

Six league wins on the bounce as Lions hit rich vein of form

Photos by Tim Wilson

FOOTBALL: Joint bosses set points target

Non League

MATCH VERDICT: Feelgood factor at Bourne Town

Non League

Blackstones on cloud nine after derby drubbing

Non League

Daniels find their finishing touch in vital home victory

Non League

Rousing Rangers bow out despite second half fightback


Countdown is on for third festival

HUSKY VOICE: Art rock singer-songwriter Woodley Taylor, of Toft, near Bourne, is releasing his debut album called Breathe A Little Deeper next month, recorded at Perry Road Studios in Cambridgeshire.  Photo by Daniel Ackerley.

ALBUM REVIEW: Appreciation of individual style second time around

Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Whats on
Heidi and Jason Rock host Party on the Pitch at Bourne Rugby Club on Saturday from noon until midnight.  Photo by Paul Brooks Photography.

Heidi’s ‘celebration of life’ in Bourne after fear of death


Writer pens her debut novel at the age of 91

LEAP OF FAITH: Will Silver in rehearsals at Eastern School of Arts, part of Wildcats Theatre School, in Stamford.  Photo supplied.

THURSDAY TALK: Will’s Silver lining in musical theatre comes into sight