Historic Stamford pub reopens after being battered by storm

A historic Stamford pub is set to reopen its doors after a storm caused £250,000 worth of damage to it.

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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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Visit Burghley House again and again with new added-value ticket

Regular visitors to Burghley House near Stamford will be able to take advantage of a new added-value ticket for 2017 - offering free return visits throughout the same year.

Airport luggage. Photo: Genevieve Hayward

Clothes, tech and dentures - some of the items lost at UK airports

Lost clothes and glasses mingle with more unusual items in the lost property boxes at the UK’s airports.

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How to make the most out of your plummeting pound

How to make the most out of your plummeting pound

The plunging value of the pound can make it disheartening to think about how little bang you may get for your well-earned buck in the aftermath of Brexit.

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Celebrate Lincolnshire Day – travel for a pound!

People are being invited to celebrate Lincolnshire Day by travelling on the bus for a pound.

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Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

More than half of the UK’s grandparents are planning to look after their grandchildren over the next few weeks, according to a recent survey.

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Foodies set to flock to thirteenth Melton Mowbray Food Festival

Advance tickets are already being snapped up for this year’s Melton Mowbray Food Festival - one of the UK’s largest regional food festivals.

110,000 holiday bookings at risk as low cost travel firm goes bust

110,000 holiday bookings at risk as low cost travel firm goes bust

A cut-price travel firm has gone into administration - putting more than 100,000 holiday bookings with the firm at risk.

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Roaming abroad is cheaper as of today

Sun, sea and cheaper roaming charges from Saturday

If you’re heading to the continent for a short break this bank holiday weekend - good news! From Saturday 30 April EU regulations mean it will cost you less to use your smartphone outside the UK.

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Brad Barnes and family at Kelling Heath, Norfolk.

Back to nature... in a Norfolk woodland retreat

If you think Norfolk is all seaside fun at “Sunny Hunny” or messing about on boats along the Broads, think again.

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Oakham Castle to close for seven months

Oakham Castle is to close for nearly seven months as work continues on a multi-million pound project to refurbish the historic site.

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First look at restored mill at Sacrewell

The people who have been at the heart of a £1.8m project to restore Sacrewell Mill to its original glory were the first to see inside as it opened its doors.

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Rutland Water Park retains Green Flag status

Rutland Water Park has once again been awarded Green Flag status as it gears up for an action packed summer holiday season.

Always popular is a trip to Lincolnshire's coast

Lincolnshire tourism booming and hits record £58.8million

Tourism is booming in Lincolnshire, bringing billion-pound benefits to the county economy.

Thomas Cook Group's Peterborough base in Bretton.

Peterborough based Thomas Cook cancels all holiday bookings in Tunisia and offers flights home

As a result of the change in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) advice to travel to Tunisia, Peterborough based travel firm Thomas Cook has cancelled all future bookings to Tunisia up until October 31 2015.

The view of the moorings from the cottage.

Cottage holiday put a Broads smile on our faces

A mere mention of the Norfolk Broads conjours up images of families and friends taking to the vast expanse of inland waterways in that region in boats of all shapes and sizes.

HRH The Princess Royal opening Lincoln Castle

Lincoln Castle relaunched with Royal seal of approval

HRH The Princess Royal has officially opened the new-look Lincoln Castle.

The new Bugtopia zoo at Rutland Water. Joe Mordawska with a bird-eating spider. Photo: Alan Walters MSMP-19-05-15-aw004 EMN-150519-162706001

Conservation is key at Bugtopia in Rutland

Conservation through education is the motto of the team behind Bugtopia, the new zoo that opened at Rutland Water last month.

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