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Teenager defies the odds and gets top marks at A-level

A brave Stamford teenager who was forced to take a year out from studying to recover from a life-changing injury he suffered when playing rugby with his schoolmates has defied the odds and completed his A-levels.

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Event director Elizabeth Inman with Sophie Brown and Richard Jones who are competing at the horse trials. By Lee Hellwing.

‘Burghley is the biggest and most difficult course in the world’

It is regarded as one of the most prestigious events in the equestrian calendar and ranks within the UK’s top ten national sporting events in terms of attendance.

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Bourne Police Station.

Offensive graffiti on wall and pavement in Bourne

Graffiti in Bourne has been reported to the police.

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Lieutenant colonel Jim Skelton

Soldiers march into barracks

A proud Army regiment which boasts 57 Victoria Crosses are marching into Kendrew Barracks in Cottesmore.

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View of Rutland Water taken at Barnsdale.
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Wildlife stars set to thrill at Birdfair

Wildlife TV presenters will entertain visitors at the annual Birdfair at Rutland Water which starts today

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The Magpas helicopter lands in Market Deeping this morning.

Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing in Market Deeping

A man was flown by to hospital by air ambulance after collapsing in Market Deeping this morning (Friday August 18).

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A cause for celebration as students finally get their A-level results

Students across the area breathed a sigh of relief yesterday morning as the long wait for A-level results came to an end.

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Jennifer Daw, Freya Menzies and Lydia Simms celebrate their A-level results

A-level results: Harington School students gain Cambridge and Oxford entry grades

An ecstatic student is heading to Cambridge to study veterinary medicine while her Harington School classmate is going to Oxford to study chemistry.

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Wake House

Plans go in to give Bourne’s Wake House a facelift

A planning application to renovate the outside of a much-loved community venue has gone in - marking a key milestone.

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Railway Station.

Train service could be axed

Train passengers will no longer be able to travel between Oakham Railway Station and London if new proposals go ahead.

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Community news.

Liquidators sent to health service

A health service which provided ambulances privately has gone into liquidation with the loss of 27 jobs.

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Education news

A-level results: Oakham School celebrates another set of excellent results

Oakham School is celebrating another set of excellent exam results, with an impressive 37 students having achieved straight A* or A grades.

Education
Education news

A-level results: Dramatic rise in proportion of high grades at Bourne Academy

There has been a dramatic rise in the proportion of higher grades obtained by Year 13 students at Bourne Academy.

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A-level results: Rutland County College goes out on a high

Students at Rutland County College went out on a high as the sixth form celebrated its final A-level results day today (Thursday, August 17).

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Education news

A-level results: Students at Bourne Grammar School celebrate

Once again the results for students at Bourne Grammar School are hugely impressive.

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A-level results: Increase in A* to B results at The Deepings School

The headteacher of The Deepings School Richard Lord was very pleased with the A-level examination results achieved by students this year, especially the increase in A* to B grades.

Education
Education news

A-level results: Top results for Stamford Endowed Schools

Students at the Stamford Endowed Schools - Stamford School (boys) and Stamford High School (girls) - are again delighted with some strong A- level examination results.

Education
Lease of popular Stamford restaurant terminated

Lease of popular Stamford restaurant terminated

A popular restaurant in Stamford has been closed and its doors locked by a property consultant.

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Jasmine Woodford

Jasmine passes out at Sandhurst

A young officer cadet has joined the ranks of the British Army’s next generation of leaders after passing out in a prestigious graduation ceremony at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

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Events and sponsorship coordinator Sharron Marriott

Sponsoring a Mercury Business Award offers so many benefits

Sponsoring a Mercury Business Award is an unrivalled opportunity to be involved in the area’s longest established awards.

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