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Law firm agrees merger with 140 year-old rival

A law firm in Rutland has merged with a rival practice as the two companies look to expand their services.

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Holiday giant Thomas Cook to buy out Co-operative Travel

Peterborough-based Thomas Cook is to buy out its trading partner Co-operative Travel in a deal worth £55.8 million.

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South Kesteven District Council.

Changes to waste collections in South Kesteven over Christmas period

Waste collections will take place a day later over the festive period in South Kesteven.

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Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, a report into the future of shopping has predicted.

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Community news.

Stamford Corn Exchange Shopping Arcade gets festive with late night opening

Christmas songs will ring out during late night opening at a Stamford shopping arcade tonight (Friday).

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Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Morrisons is bringing back Christmas carols to its stores after 15 years, after listening to its customers who said they preferred traditional songs to pop music.

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Crowds enjoy 110th Uppingham Christmas Fatstock Show

Hundreds of people attended the 110th Uppingham Christmas Fatstock Show today – the only one of its kind left in the country.

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Police news

Raiders thwarted by toughened glass at village hairdressers

Police are hunting two people who tried to break into a village hair salon.

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New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

Vegans and vegetarians have voiced outrage after revelations that the new £5 notes contain animal fat.

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Potholes - which road is the worst?

Extra £2.5 million awarded to fix Lincolnshire’s 46,800 potholes

An estimated 46,800 potholes are to be repaired across Lincolnshire, thanks to an extra 2.5 million worth of government funding.

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Post Office

Post Office managers’ strike set to disrupt overseas Christmas mail and parcels

Hundreds of Post Office managers are to stage a fresh strike in a dispute over pensions.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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Jobs at risk as Tesco plans to cut size of store in High Street, Stamford

Jobs have been put at risk as supermarket giant Tesco prepares to downsize its store in the centre of Stamford.

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Stamford’s new Jack Wills store opens its doors to customers

Clothing retailer Jack Wills has today opened its new store in Stamford and it is already proving popular with customers.

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£120,000 investment is paying off for Will at The Blue Bell

It has been quite a year for Will Frankgate, chef patron at the Blue Bell in Glinton.

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More than half of shoppers unaware of online consumer rights

More than half of shoppers unaware of online consumer rights

With the Black Friday shopping bonanza approaching, a survey has found that the majority of UK shoppers don’t know that their rights differ when we shop in store and online.

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747 service between Uppingham and Leicester will be stopped in January

The 747 bus service between Leicester and Uppingham will stop running in the New Year.

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Petrol back below £1 a litre for Morrisons shoppers as supermarket slashes prices

Petrol back below £1 a litre for Morrisons shoppers as supermarket slashes prices

Morrisons has announced that from Monday, supermarket customers will pay below £1-a-litre for petrol for the first time in six months.

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Prison for landlords who fail to comply with change to rental law

Prison for landlords who fail to comply with change to rental law

From next month, landlords who do not comply with the Right to Rent scheme will face a range of possible penalties, including up to five years in prison.

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Celebrating: from left, Helen Hamilton-Shaw, Richard Higgs, Duncan Jackson, Colleen Gostick, James Maxey and Chris Marston.
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National award for Peterborough and Stamford law firm

Peterborough and Stamford law firm Buckles Solicitors has just won a national industry accolade.

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