South Kesteven CCTV team celebrates 20 years of keeping streets safer

South Kesteven District Council’s CCTV team is marking 20 years of working with other agencies to keep the district’s streets safer.

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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.

the scene at the riverside polling station off sugar way as a quiet start to local election voting took place

Gordon Brown elected in Rutland by-election

Conservative Gordon Brown has been elected to cover Ketton on Rutland County Council.

Coun Mike King, Cabinet member for Economy and Development at SKDC, with the Consultative Draft Local Plan 2017.

Rural funding day for Bourne and Deepings businesses

Businesses and community groups in the Deepings and Bourne can find out about rural grants at a funding event next week.

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Lincolnshire soon at ‘breaking point’ without adequate funding, says council leader

Lincolnshire authorities could soon be at breaking point unless they are funded properly, is the stark warning from Councillor Martin Hill, leader of Lincolnshire County Council.

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South Kesteven District Councils Strategic Director Steve Ingram

South Kesteven strategic director becomes President of the Planning Officers Society

A strategic director at the district council has been elected president of a national society.

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MP seeks answers on school’s future

An MP is meet an education trust running a village primary school as he bids to save the facility.

Lincolnshire Greyhound Trust members at the last-ever Deepings Show in 2013 at Mill Field (Deepings Showground) in Market Deeping.  Photo by David Lowndes.  

Village green effort is started by new Deepings group

A campaign group has been formed to protect the former Deepings Showground from future development.

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Candidates set to stand in Whissendine and Ketton by-elections unveiled

Candidates have been nominated for the Whissendine and Ketton by-elections, to be held on July 20.

Coun Mike King, Cabinet Member for Economy and Development at SKDC, with the Draft Local Plan for the district.  Photo supplied by South Kesteven District Council.

Help shape future of Deepings and Bourne at July drop-in days

Bourne and Market Deeping are to host four drop-in events about the future shape of the area to be run by South Kesteven District Council (SKDC) next month.

the scene at the riverside polling station off sugar way as a quiet start to local election voting took place

Two by-elections to be held

Two by-elections for vacant seats on Rutland County Council are to be held next month.

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New chief executive takes over at South Kesteven District Council

A new chief executive has taken over the reins at the district council on a 12 month contract.

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Alan Duncan MP celebrates victory with his supporters

Shock for Tories nationally but locally MPs stand strong

Voters locally showed their faith in the Tory party as the MPs in the Mercury area not only retained their seat but increased their majorities.


Councillor resigns as ward member

Rutland County Councillor Diana MacDuff (Con) has resigned as ward member for Ketton.

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Nick Boles’ right-hand man Ben Bradley wins Mansfield seat

The man who has been covering for Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles while he’s been battling cancer won a seat in his own right.

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MP Nick Boles' election agent Kelham Cooke reads out a message from Mr Boles after his victory as the re-elected MP could not be at the count.

General Election: Conservative Nick Boles retains Grantham and Stamford seat with 35,090 votes

MP Nick Boles has retained his Grantham and Stamford seat with 35,090 votes in the General Election.

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Sir Alan Duncan celebrates his victory with Conservative supporters

Sir Alan Duncan retains Rutland and Melton seat for Conservatives

Voters showed their faith in Conservative Alan Duncan as they voted the MP into power for the Rutland and Melton ward for a sixth consecutive time.

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Counting at the Meres leisure centre in the 2017 General Election.

General Election: Turnout of almost 70 per cent in Grantham and Stamford constituency

There was a turnout of 69.4 per cent in the Grantham and Stamford constituency yesterday.

BREAKING NEWS 3AM: Hayes back with huge majority

BREAKING NEWS 3AM: Hayes back with huge majority

Conservative John Hayes has been returned for a sixth stint as MP for South Holland and the Deepings.

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Voters will head to the polls to cast their votes tomorrow (Thursday).

General election: Grantham and Stamford candidates tell you why they deserve your vote

Voters will go to the polls tomorrow (Thursday) to decide who will represent their consituency in Parliament.

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