Honours even in table-topping tussle

Honours were even as Deeping Rangers shared the spoils with table-topping Leicester Nirvana in the United Counties League Premier Division clash of the day.

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Pearson Mwanyongo scored two penalties as Stamford beat Kidsgrove 4-1 on Saturday,

Dominant Daniels get crucial spell off to a winning start

A dominant Daniels display got a crucial three-match spell for Stamford off to a flying start with a 4-1 home victory over Kidsgrove on Saturday,

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Stamford Singers on the steps of the Town Hall in Haasdonk, Belgium in 2017. Submitted

Choir celebrates 10th anniversary

Stamford Singers on the steps of the Town Hall in Haasdonk, Belgium this year

A Centrebus which will run on the 747 service

Funding given to save bus service

Emergency funding of £50,000 has been put in place to allow an under threat bus service to run for another year.

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Planning news

Councillor slams constitution proposal

A councillor has hit out at proposal to prevent councillors from asking public speakers questions at South Kesteven District Council meetings where planning applications are considered.

Alex Dowell completing her bungee jump. Submitted.

Girls complete bungee jump

Youngsters bravely leapt 160ft off a crane to raise cash in the name of raising cash.

Community news.

Magical day at studios

Year 6 pupils at Bourne Westfield Primary Academy made an enchanting journey to Warner Brothers Studio Tour in London last Wednesday, linked to the term’s theme of ‘Magic and Mystery’.

Have your say on street lights programme

Have your say on controversial street lights programme

As the local authority seeks people’s views on the operating hours of street lights, we have launched our own survey to find out now what readers think.

Community news.

Fundraisers collect £500 for air ambulance

Kind-hearted fundraisers in a pub have collected £500 to aid the work of an air ambulance.

Tim Stoodley founder of Mind Kicks. Submitted

Charity uses football to boost mental health

A Bourne man has launched a charity that is working with professional football clubs to help men beat mental health issues.

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Hayley and Rio

Chef to serve up festive dinner for lonely people

An Italian restaurant will be opening its doors on Christmas Day for elderly people in the Deepings who would otherwise be spending the day alone.

General Sir Mike Jackson meeting vetran Gerry Wells ahead of his audience with at Uppingham Theatre. 10 Nov 2017

War veteran’s surprise as he meets Army head

A Second World War veteran from Rutland received a memorable surprise when he met former head of the British Army, General Sir Mike Jackson this week.

The vandalised concrete at the Wellhead Park Playarea

£135,000 playarea hit by vandals

Footprints in the concrete at the Wellhead Park PlayareaPhoto: Lee Hellwing


Power surge blamed for fire in South Witham

Fire crews put out a fire in an electricity box attached to a house porch.

Firefighters extinguish tree fire

Firefighters extinguish tree fire

A firecrew from Stamford Fire Station were called to a tree fire in Little Casterton Lane, Stamford today (November 16).

Aaron Jesson

Jesson injury can spur Wakes in immediate return to winning ways

Joint Bourne boss Jimmy McDonnell wants the career-ending injury sustained by Abbey Lawn favourite Aaron Jesson to help spur the Wakes back to winning ways.

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Delroy Gordon.

Daniels must bounce back to reignite promotion push

Stamford will be aiming to bounce back from losing their unbeaten home record and reignite their push for promotion on Saturday.

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Jake Pell wins a header for Blackstones against Long Buckby on Saturday.

Lodge wants Stones to turn up the pressure on title rivals

Blackstones boss Andy Lodge wants his side to crank up the pressure on their title rivals by closing the gap at the top of the United Counties League Division One table this weekend.

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Helen Holroyd (left) and Louise Harris

Home treble is crucial to hopes of retaining title

After three heavy defeats, hopes of the Stamford Mixed team retaining their Lincs League Division One title may look remote.

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Bourne Deeping hockey

Accolade for Sara after six-goal haul in convincing victory

Bourne Deeping Dragons’ teenage goal-getter Sara Morgan-Walters was named in the England Hockey Team of the Week after her exploits at the weekend.

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