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Chairman Judy hosts gala night of Bourne talent

The best of Bourne music and culture gave the town a night to be proud of in honour of its first lady on Thursday.

Marc Jones and Stuart Tweedale (second right and right), Lincolnshire Police & Crime Commissioner and Deputy, with Assistant Chief Constable Paul Gibson (front centre), Sergeant Leanne Carr, of Bourne and the Deepings Neighbourhood Policing Team, PCs Martin Green and Nick Willey.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG230217-109TW.

THE BIG ISSUE: Crushing blow for illegal coursers in police action

Police across South Holland and the Deepings have one less vehicle to worry about in their fight against illegal hare coursing.

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BREAKING: Burghley House Preservation Trust hit with £266,000 fine after butler is crushed to death

Burghley House Preservation Trust has been handed a fine of more than a quarter of a million pounds following the death of an employee.


Make sure you are registered to vote before the Lincolnshire County Council elections

SKDC is encouraging anyone not yet registered to vote to go online and register if they want to have their say in the local elections in May.

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Warning for Bourne caravan owners

Bourne Police have issued an appeal for information after suspicious men were seen looking at caravans parked on people’s driveways in the town.

The audience of captive academics at the talk in Rippingale

Academics visit Rippingale for talk on radio drama The Archers

More than 100 professors and lecturers from universities all over the country descended on the tiny village of Rippingale to hear about the origins of the radio drama Archers.

Stamford book author Hilary Spiers
Photo: Lee Hellwing

Tales of Hester and Harriet are making Stamford author Hilary’s dreams come true

A Stamford woman who gave up a high-profile job as the director of communications for a charity to follow her dream of becoming a writer is about to release her second book.


Police warning after scam calls about internet speeds

Police are warning people about scam telephone calls from fraudsters posing as BT Openreach and asking customers about low internet speeds.

Woodland Trust.  Photo: Woodland Trust Media library/V. Cheston

Woodland Trust offers tree packs in bid to fight disease threat

The Woodland Trust is offering free tree packs to people to help combat the threat of disease.

Staff at the Stamford branch of Colemans celebrating the store's 30th birthday

Stationery retailer Colemans is still going strong 30 years on

A celebration was held to mark 30 years of successful trading in Stamford for stationery retailer Colemans.

Harington School in Oakham celebrates its first Outstanding Ofsted report

Harington School’s first Ofsted report is outstanding

A sixth-form school that only opened its doors in September 2015 has been rated outstanding in its first Ofsted report.

With new baby Andrew Robert Kendal Gunnett, are from left, Kristianna Coupland, Andrew Gunnett and Carla Gunnet.

Grantham family’s baby joy as dad delivers his son

A father delivered his baby son on Tuesday when his wife suddenly went into labour.


Potholes set to be repaired

Lincolnshire County Council is gearing up for the latest round in its battle against potholes.

There are a number of men that officers would like to speak to in relation to the offences which are being treated as a series.

Images released after shop thefts totalling over £2,000

Police have released images of a number of men they would like to speak to in relation to a series of thefts from supermarkets over the last month.

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Clare swims into Guinness Book of World Records

A former Bourne youth leader has swum her way into the Guinness Book of World Records.

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Vandals made to clean up graffiti

Two culprits of graffiti in Bourne have been caught by police and made to clean it up.

Friends of Stamford Hospital opthalmology

Friends invest £30,000 in new eye scanner for Stamford Hospital

A new £30,000 machine to help patients with eye problems has been installed at Stamford Hospital.

Jenny Collier and Alex Marshall have won a �25,000 wedding from UKbrides website
Photo: Lee Hellwing

Stamford couple win £25,000 wedding of their dreams from website UKbride

A Stamford couple are looking forward to the day of their dreams after winning a wedding worth £25,000.

Stamford Welland Academy principal Anthony Partington celebrates a good Ofsted report with pupils
Photo: Lee Hellwing

Stamford Welland Academy celebrates good Ofsted rating

Staff and pupils at Stamford Welland Academy are celebrating after achieving the school’s best ever Ofsted report.

Tesco reopening in Stamford
Photo: Lee Hellwing

Supermarket reopens as smaller Tesco Express store

Tesco in the High Street, Stamford, reopened on Wednesday as a Tesco Express store.

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