Have you entered Mercury Business Awards 2017 yet?

Entries are continuing to flood in for the Mercury Business Awards 2017, which will celebrate the achievements of firms from across the area.

Travel news

Rutland County Council reaches compromise with Centrebus on Number 19 service between Oakham and Stamford

Rutland County Council has reached a compromise with Centrebus on the number 19 bus between Oakham and Stamford which will now be partially retained.

CallConnect have launched a new online booking service

Travel around Lincs for only a pound

A one-way ticket for your choice of destination in South Holland and Lincolnshire will cost just a pound for every Monday in August, Lincolnshire County Council has announced.

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David Mounteney who helped set up Linecross

Celebrating 50 years of business

An engineering firm set up by two friends which went onto become a major employer in Rutland is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

Money matters

Building society takes on seven of its rival’s branches

A national building society is to take over seven branches in market towns which a rival lender is to leave.


High Street East in Uppingham to close for resurfacing work

High Street East in Uppingham is to close for resurfacing for two weeks from Monday, July 31.

Flying Scotsman near Deeping St James level crossing

Cameras ready for Flying Scotsman

It’s been more than a year since the world-famous Flying Scotsman returned to steam after a decade-long restoration but the interest doesn’t appear to be fading.

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Community news.

Solicitor opens ‘collaborative family’ firm

A Rutland solicitor has opened a new office in the county to support individuals facing separation to achieve an amicable resolution.

Stephen Barker and Emily Giddings who run The Crown

Hoping to brew up successful pub

Stephen Barker and Emily Giddings at the pub

Emma Jackson

Emma thrilled to win Rising Star in Investment Management Award

A woman has won an award recognising the achievements of females in business.


Celebrating a successful year with activities

The Co-op store on Bourne Elsea Park celebrated successful first year with a packed weekend of activities.

County partnership wins award

Praise for Lincolnshire tourism project

A county tourism partnership including South Kesteven District Council has scooped a national award for its new approach to tourism using aviation heritage as a theme.


‘Ballooning is a way of life but I 
wouldn’t have it any other way’

A bright red hot air balloon peacefully floating across a perfect blue sky is one of the sure signs that Summer has arrived.

Lincolnshire Trading Standards news.

Tumble dryer alert

Firefighters in Lincolnshire are asking people to check the make of their tumble dryer after a full recall was issued by a manufacturer.


Launch of indoor market

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


Busy road will close for month

A section of the B668 Burley Road in Oakham is to close for four weeks starting on Monday, June 5, to allow important reconstruction work to take place.


App helps mums beat loneliness

A young mother is promoting a mobile phone app which helps to remove the isolation felt by many when babies are first born.


M&S coming to Bourne as Carlsberg leaves

A high street giant aims to boost a market town as a major brewery closes its depot there shedding 25 jobs.

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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.

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.

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