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Rutland MP’s vow in wake of terror incident: ‘We will be defiant, we will carry on’

Rutland MP Alan Duncan has said tonight that ‘nothing will stop us’ following a terrorist incident in London that left four dead.

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Alan Duncan MP at 10 Downing Street. Photo: Steve Back EMN-140715-091924001

Rutland MP Sir Alan Duncan caught up in London attack

Rutland MP Sir Alan Duncan was among MPs on lockdown today (Wednesday, March 22) after a suspected terrorist incident in London.

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Colin Dexter (right) receiving Honorary Life Membership of the Old Stamfordian Club from club chairman Ian Plant.

Former Stamfordian Colin Dexter, author of the Inspector Morse books, dies

Former Stamfordian and author of the Inspector Morse series Colin Dexter has died today (Tuesday, March 21) aged 86.

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Bishop of Lincoln Christopher Lowson opens the St George's Church Hub in Stamford. He is pictured with rector of St George's Rev Martyn Taylor. Photo: Lee Hellwing

Bishop of Lincoln officially opens St George’s Church Hub in Stamford

Bishop of Lincoln the Right Rev Christoper Lowson officially opened the St George’s Church Hub in Stamford at the weekend.

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Coun Matthew Lee and Coun Kelham Cooke take on the leadership of the South Kesteven Conservative Group.

South Kesteven Conservatives vote in new leader

The Conservative Group of South Kesteven District Council last night voted in a new group leader.

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Stoney Fords Simon Watson with microbiologists Adam Divall and Emma Blackwell

Three old bottles found in Stoney Ford Brew Company’s quest

A micro-brewery which appealed for old bottles of beer with the aim of reactivating yeast strains has had three bottles donated.

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Stamford. Photo: SM240712-003ow

Stamford named second best place to live in UK in Sunday Times readers’ poll

It may not come as much of a surprise to many that live in the town but Stamford has been voted the second best place to live in the UK by the Sunday Times readers.

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Dr David Bellamy leads the judging panel for this year's Lincolnshire Environmental Awards 2017.  Photo by Paul Marsh.

Deadline nears to find Lincolnshire’s green heroes

There are less than two weeks left to nominate the most environmentally friendly communities, schools and businesses for an annual, countywide award.

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Survivors of domestic abuse in Lincolnshire are being asked to give their feedback to help shape the countys services.

Play a part in making domestic abuse services better in Lincolnshire

People who have come through domestic abuse in South Holland and Lincolnshire are being asked to give their views on the county’s support services.

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Fire breaks out in property’s chimney

Firefighters from Bourne were called out to extinguish a chimney fire.

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Rutland County Council's Catmose offices in Oakham. Photo: Alan Walters EMN-150923-095025001

Plan for business centre on site of Rutland County College site

Rutland County Council has confirmed plans to convert a sixth-form centre into a brand new business centre for Rutland named in honour of former council leader Terry King.

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Snowboarder Ollie Wilson, 11, at home in Stamford with parents Phill and Julie

Rising star Ollie aims for glory at Winter Olympics

Talented young snowboarder Ollie Wilson is aiming for glory at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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Jimmy McDonnell

FOOTBALL: Day out ends in defeat for Bourne Town

Bourne Town couldn’t produce a performance to reward the level of support.

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Grant and Nathan Worthington pictured inside their new healthy food bar Aloha Food Co.

Healthy food on the go from new town business

Brothers Nathan and Grant Worthington are hoping to help people live healthier, happier lives with the opening of a new food bar in Stamford.

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Scott Coupland

FOOTBALL: Coupland takes tally to 40 in away win for Deeping Rangers

‘Job done’ was the verdict from Deeping Rangers boss Michael Goode after another win took them closer to securing runners-up spot.

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Rosie Chattaway with Snoop at Crufts

Snoop proves he is top dog at Crufts show

Sunday proved a day to remember for an Uppingham student after her four-and-a-half-year-old cockerdor Snoop put his best paw forward to claim a prize at Crufts.

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Rev Martyn Taylor, Gilly Franklin, Cathy Whitney, Simon Jary, Alison Davie, Lawrence Davie and Ross Thain pictured outside the new St George's Church Hub

Hub is a great asset for town

A new church office and pastoral care centre which offers practical support and advice to people with a range of problems has opened its doors.

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Christening of Eileen and George Pinder in the Pinder's Circus big top on Stamford Recreation Ground

Roll up, roll up! Twins born into circus family christened in big top

There was a baptism with a difference in Stamford last week as five-month-old twins George and Eileen Pinder were christened in a big top.

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Charlie Cross pictured during the Junior Takeover Day at Peterborough United

Dream come true for schoolboy as he takes on big role at Posh

Bourne schoolboy Charlie Cross got to meet some of his footballing icons at the weekend after being chosen to be a junior announcer at a Peterborough United match.

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Willoughby School headteacher James Husbands and parent-governor David Conlon who are raising funds

Marathon events planned to help support Willoughby School

Parent Dave Conlon is planning a sponsored 26-mile indoor row and a marathon distance walk to raise funds for Willoughby School.

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