A sense of community at Big Picnic

A Big Picnic event was held in Stamford on Sunday, featuring a range of talented musicians and more importantly a sense of community.

Community news.

Plans for 196 homes are given go ahead

Plans for 196 homes in Stamford have been given the green light despite concerns about the standard of landscaping at the site where they will be built.

Bourne Town Hall.  Photo by Mike Davison.

Hundreds see arts exhibition

Hundreds of people visited Bourne Town Hall over the weekend to see Rebirth - an art installation put together by the town’s schools.

Quazi the missing cat returned home after four years with owner Katie Beanland
Photo: Lee Hellwing

Purr-fect ending as missing cat found

A smile that says it all: Kate Beanland is delighted to be reunited with Quasi, who she thought was long gonePhoto: Lee Hellwing

Katie Addison-Snart with husband Rob, son Hugo and Ben the dog.

Great Ponton mum talks of horrific A1 incident when metal plate smashed through her windscreen

A woman is recovering at home less than two weeks after sustaining life changing injuries in a freak car accident.


Sprinter van crashes into garden wall and two vehicles in North Luffenham

A Sprinter van crashed into a garden wall and two other vehicles in Station Road, North Luffenham this morning (July 28).


Coroner to speak to police chief on officer training after fatal car crash

A coroner is to write to the chief constable of Lincolnshire Police with concerns about the training of officers after a drink driver died in a car crash while being pursued by a patrol car.

Thunderlord the Almighty. Submitted.

Appeal for missing Stamford cat, Thunderlord the Almighty

A Stamford woman is trying to find her missing cat.

Police on the scene of an RTC - accident sign.

Traffic queuing on A1 after collision near Easton

Traffic is now queuing on the northbound carriageway of the A1 between Colsterworth and Grantham following a collision at Easton.

View of Rutland Water taken at Barnsdale.
Photo: MSMP090113-004ow

Changes to ordering repeat prescriptions in Rutland

Patients in Rutland are now required to order their repeat prescriptions directly from their GP practice, with effect from their next repeat prescription order.

TEAM ONFORM: Sian Botteley and Jessica Woodworth (right and second right), with (from left) Neve Upton, Clover Murray,  Julie Erskine, Lucy Harper and Holly Hoy.  Photo by Huw Williams.

Bourne Wheelers on the pathway to racing at ‘big school’

British Cycling’s National Road Race Championships in the Isle of Man were of more than passing interest to members of Bourne Wheelers Cycling Club.

Stamford Arts Centre  is working with Heritage Lincolnshire for the festival

Partnership will benefit students

A drama group and a theatre have entered into a unique partnership to enable even more students to access classes suitable to them.

A pond is developed at Bourne Community Orchard

Pond created at town orchard

The Friends of Bourne Wood have been in the process of creating a wildlife pond in the Community Orchard for several months.

Bourne Town

FOOTBALL: Show your support for Bourne Town

Bourne Town have put in plenty of effort off the pitch – now it’s time to improve the league position as well.

Non League

Police officers deny letting Stamford fatal crash man drive despite knowing he was drunk

Police officers have denied that they deliberately waited to see if a man drove while drunk so they could make an easy arrest.

Grantham railway tunnel has been reported as a 'grot spot'.

South Kesteven ‘grot spot’ reports reach 500 as part of Big Clean

The District Council is urging residents and businesses to continue reporting ‘grot spot’ areas as part of its Big Clean – despite being inundated with more than 500 suggestions already.

Jake Jarman

GYMNASTICS: Silver joy for Jake

Jake Jarman is emerging as a British star after winning silver at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Hungary.

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SKDC's Cabinet Member for Environment Coun Dr Peter Moseley and SKDC's Business Manager for Neighbourhoods Mark Jones in the CCTV control room.

South Kesteven CCTV team celebrates 20 years of keeping streets safer

South Kesteven District Council’s CCTV team is marking 20 years of working with other agencies to keep the district’s streets safer.

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Alan is new club president

Jill Thomas is Rotarian of the Year

Pensioner Caroline MacKinnon who is to do a skydive for charity

Pensioner’s 13,000feet skydive to aid charity

A daredevil pensioner is to skydive 13,000 feet in aid of a sailing charity which helps disabled people.

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