‘Great response’ to launch of market

Crowds flocked to the launch of an indoor market in Edenham on Saturday.

The Lodge Trust Fun Day. By Lee Hellwing.

Event gives centre cash boost

A family fun day held at a centre for adults with learning difficulties raised more than £8,000.

Teacher Martyn Wilkins gets a soaking from pupils

Fete fun’s £1,800 boost for school

A summer fete helped raise £1,800 to boost a school’s funds to repair a classroom roof.

RAF Wittering

RAF Wittering parade through Stamford cancelled

The parade by RAF Wittering through Stamford tomorrow (Thursday, May 25) has been “postponed”.


Carlsberg cuts 25 jobs as depot lined up to shut

Brewery giant Carlsberg is to close its Bourne depot resulting in 25 workers losing their jobs.


Rutland’s hustings cancelled after terror attack

A hustings event by political opponents contesting the Rutland and Melton seat has been cancelled after the terror attack in Manchester.

Fen Bridge on the B1166 Gravel Causeway near to where patching works will be taking place between Station Road and Crowland Road from June 1 to 5.  Photo supplied by LCC.

Road repairs planned for Deeping St James

A section of the B1166 between Crowland and Deeping St James will be closed for roadworks at the beginning of June.

Lincolnshire Police news.

Lincolnshire Police warn people to be vigilant following Manchester bombing

The assistant chief constable of Lincolnshire Police says people must be vigilant and report any suspicious acitivity as the threat of a terrorist attack remains high following last night’s bombing in Manchester.

Deputy Chief Constable Gary Knighton is to leave Lincolnshire Police at the end of June to take up the same post at Derbyshire Constabulary.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire Police.

Deputy Chief Constable to move forces across the East Midlands

NEW POST: DCC Gary Knighton.

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Cloughmore House in Melton which is on the market with Savills Stamford

Savills of Stamford markets former home of Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy

Stamford-based estate agent Savills has netted the former home of Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy.

INSIDE THE TIGERS’ DEN - Leicester restore pride in semi-final defeat

INSIDE THE TIGERS’ DEN - Leicester restore pride in semi-final defeat

There is no fairytale Premiership final for Leicester this season after they were beaten 21-20 by Wasps on Saturday by a heartbreaking late try.

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Burghley Film Festival

Fantastic Beasts and Star Wars film set to feature at Burghley House Film Festival

Mythical beasts and Star Wars battles are among the cinematic treats this summer with the return of the giant screen to Burghley House in Stamford.

Police news

Accident blocks one lane of A1 near Colsterworth

An accident reported to involve five cars has blocked one lane of the A1 this morning.

Send in a Father's Day message.

Tell Dad how much you care with a free Father’s Day message in the Mercury

Father’s Day is on Sunday, June 18, and we are offering you the chance to tell your dad just how great he is through the Mercury.

Marc Jones, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire. Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG130416-100TW.

County signs up for new dementia plan to find missing people

Families in South Holland and the Deepings can now turn to the police for help if a loved one with dementia goes missing.

Energy news

Reminder to sign up for lower energy bills

Families in the Deepings and Bourne have another change to make savings on their gas and electricity bills through the Lincolnshire Energy Switch Scheme.

South Kesteven District Council news.

Bank holiday bin collection changes

Households in Bourne and the Deepings are reminded that rubbish collections will be one day later than normal next week.

Edward Iliffe Picture: Keith Heppell

The Mercury and Iliffe Media proud to support Local Newspaper Week

Iliffe Media, the family-owned publisher behind the Rutland and Stamford Mercury, is backing Local Newspaper Week, which began on Monday.

Lyddington fete
Photo: Lee Hellwing

Crowds enjoy fete fun to raise village funds

Crowds enjoyed good weather to ensure a village fete was one of the best yet.

Dorothy Pridmore after she completed the skydive. Submitted.

Pensioner marks 90th birthday with skydive

A brave pensioner made sure she had a birthday to remember when she took to the sky and plunged thousands of feet.

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