‘Hard work’ vital to Ofsted success

‘Hard work’ has been the key to success for a primary school which has just received a ‘good rating’ in its Ofsted inspection according to its headteacher.

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

Golden couple celebrate happy marriage

A couple from Oakham are adamant the secret to their 50 year marriage is by resolving arguments quickly.

Visitors look round the new Ketton Sports and Community Centre

Opening of £280,000 centre

Darts legend Martin ‘Wolfie’ Adams has opened a £280,000 sports and community centre.

Liam Adams gave Stamford an early lead on Tuesday night.

Decent Daniels display fails to gain maximum reward

A decent Daniels display again failed to yield a maximum return as Stamford were held at home for the third time in five EvoStik League Division One South games after a 1-1 draw with Bedworth United on Tuesday night.

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The roundabouts in question near Colsterworth

Resurfacing works under way for Colsterworth roundabouts

Improvement works to carry out essential maintenance of the existing highway at Colsterworth started yesterday (Monday).

The Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance crew are one of the first UK air ambulances to deliver life-saving blood transfusions.

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

After months of preparation and training, the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance is now carrying blood on board their Ambucopter, becoming one of only six UK air ambulance charities to offer on-site blood transfusion.

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

Electric cars are being trialled in Lincolnshire as part of a drive by the police and crime commissioner to create the “greenest” police force in the UK.

Lance corporal Laura Howarth with explosive search dog Sam

National award for Army bomb search dog

A brave military dog who was injured while helping the British Army search for explosives in Afghanistan has won a national award.

Lincolnshire Police news.

Police investigating break-in at Pointon church

A church in Pointon has been broken into and items stolen.

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

Event helps people trace family lineage

People were given advice on how to trace their ancestors at Deeping Community Library with the help of an expert on family history.

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

A close contest saw Oakham bow out of the RFU Intermediate Cup after a 20-27 extra-time defeat to Newark at the Showground on Saturday.

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Popular jewellers starts its closing down sales drive

Popular local jewellers, Stephen Diggle Jewellers, based in High Street, Oakham has announced that it will close its doors for the last time this Christmas, as Elaine Diggle gets set for retirement.

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

Stamford Lions continued their impressive Peterborough League form with a thumping 6-1 away win at Warboys on Saturday.

Charity urges festive saving

Charity urges festive saving

A debt charity is urging people across Stamford, Bourne, Oakham and The Deepings to starting saving for Christmas so they can stay out of the red.

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Join Team Anna’s Hope for Great Eastern Run

There is still time to enter the Perkins Great Eastern Run Half Marathon or Anna’s Hope 5K Fun Run and join Team Anna’s Hope to make a difference to children with a brain tumour.

North Luffenham Produce Show 2017. By Lee Hellwing.

Bumper year for village show

There was a bumper number of entries to this years’s North Luffenham Garden Club 
Autumn Show, where fruit, 
vegetables, flowers and 
potted plants were on display.

Community news.

Put Angel Fair into your diary

For the last two days in November the grounds of Elton Hall will be transformed into a Winter wonderland, hosting a wide variety of high-end Christmas stalls to inspire and complete your seasonal shopping list.

Photos by Tim Wilson

FOOTBALL: Joint bosses set points target

Bourne Town have taken their points total into double figures with a four-match unbeaten league run.

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Teenager Brooke Peverell with members of Stamford Sings!

Singer’s tribute song for youngster

Teenager Brooke Peverell with members of Stamford Sings! Pic: Guy Peverell

Bourne take the lead

MATCH VERDICT: Feelgood factor at Bourne Town

Two first-half goals set up a routine win for Bourne Town.

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