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Choir celebrates 10th anniversary

Stamford Singers on the steps of the Town Hall in Haasdonk, Belgium this year

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A Centrebus which will run on the 747 service

Funding given to save bus service

Emergency funding of £50,000 has been put in place to allow an under threat bus service to run for another year.

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Planning news

Councillor slams constitution proposal

A councillor has hit out at proposal to prevent councillors from asking public speakers questions at South Kesteven District Council meetings where planning applications are considered.

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Alex Dowell completing her bungee jump. Submitted.

Girls complete bungee jump

Youngsters bravely leapt 160ft off a crane to raise cash in the name of raising cash.

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Community news.

Magical day at studios

Year 6 pupils at Bourne Westfield Primary Academy made an enchanting journey to Warner Brothers Studio Tour in London last Wednesday, linked to the term’s theme of ‘Magic and Mystery’.

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Have your say on street lights programme

Have your say on controversial street lights programme

As the local authority seeks people’s views on the operating hours of street lights, we have launched our own survey to find out now what readers think.

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Community news.

Fundraisers collect £500 for air ambulance

Kind-hearted fundraisers in a pub have collected £500 to aid the work of an air ambulance.

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Tim Stoodley founder of Mind Kicks. Submitted

Charity uses football to boost mental health

A Bourne man has launched a charity that is working with professional football clubs to help men beat mental health issues.

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Hayley and Rio

Chef to serve up festive dinner for lonely people

An Italian restaurant will be opening its doors on Christmas Day for elderly people in the Deepings who would otherwise be spending the day alone.

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General Sir Mike Jackson meeting vetran Gerry Wells ahead of his audience with at Uppingham Theatre. 10 Nov 2017

War veteran’s surprise as he meets Army head

A Second World War veteran from Rutland received a memorable surprise when he met former head of the British Army, General Sir Mike Jackson this week.

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The vandalised concrete at the Wellhead Park Playarea

£135,000 playarea hit by vandals

Footprints in the concrete at the Wellhead Park PlayareaPhoto: Lee Hellwing

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Fire.

Power surge blamed for fire in South Witham

Fire crews put out a fire in an electricity box attached to a house porch.

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Firefighters extinguish tree fire

Firefighters extinguish tree fire

A firecrew from Stamford Fire Station were called to a tree fire in Little Casterton Lane, Stamford today (November 16).

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Paten and Co Stamford. By Lee Hellwing

Town centre bar is given makeover

A former Stamford late bar has reopened after nearly two years and its owners have reinvented the business.

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Motorists warned after thieves target hundreds of Rutland vans

Motorists warned after thieves target hundreds of Rutland vans

Motorists are being warned after more than 900 vans were broken into with thousands of pounds of tools stolen over the last six months across Rutland and Leicestershire.

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Police are investigating the series of burglaries

Thieves target home and cherry picker

A property in Haconby and a cherry picker in Pointon have been targeted by thieves.

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Eva Rose Finnemore who won Melton's Got Talent

Uppingham youngster wins £700 at talent shows over one weekend

A singer songwriter won one talent show and finished third in another over one weekend.

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John Callow who has retired aged 87

Deepings barber, 87, puts down his scissors and retires

A barber who has cut hair for more than half a century has finally retired aged 87-years.

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Keith and Cathy Hunt

Golden couple’s wedding joy

A golden couple will mark their 50th wedding anniversary with the wedding of their daughter.

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Police are investigating the series of burglaries

Man pretended to be homeless

A man was arrested in Stamford High Street on Monday after duping members of the public into thinking he was homeless.

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