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Comment on design for Oakham one-way system

People in Rutland can now view and comment on evolving designs for the regeneration of Oakham Town Centre.

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Stamford. Photo: SM240712-003ow

Work on town neighbourhood plan continues in the background

Following the recent consultation by South Kesteven District Council on its Local Plan, Stamford First, the group behind the creation of a Neighbourhood Plan for Stamford, says plans are progressing well.

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Spalding Army Cadets in North Yorkshire

Lord Lieutenant seeing double with new cadets

The Lord Lieutenant of Rutland could be forgiven for seeing double in the next 12 months after identical twins earned the right to be two of his Lord Lieutenant’s Cadets.

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Nick Boles, Conservative

Grantham MP welcomed back in the House for first speech since illness

Nick Boles has been “warmly welcomed” back into Parliament to make his first speech since his illness.

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Nick Boles, Conservative

Grantham MP Boles says Parliament has its “sleazeballs” but sexual harassment is less of an issue today

Parliament has its “sleazeballs” just like any other employer, but Grantham MP Nick Boles says sexual harassment is less of an issue today than it was 20 years ago when it was “very bad.”

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Mark retires after 38 years

Mark retires after 38 years

A fantastic 38 years of service came to an end at RAF Wittering when Warrant Officer Mark Thorogood retired on Wednesday.

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Cliff Shepherd who has died

Tributes paid to popular war veteran

Tributes have been paid to a former war veteran who has died aged 104.

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Matthew Lee on economic business summit

South Kesteven District Council leader Matthew Lee’s full speech to economic business summit

South Kesteven District Council leader Matthew Lee (Con) announced a string of ambitious plans to an economic business summit on Monday (October 9).

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The Rt Hon Sir Alan Duncan, MP for Melton

Anger over Brexit comments by MP

Calls have been made to sack a Tory MP over claims he said Brexit voters were the working class “throwing a bit of a tantrum”.

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The Rt Hon Sir Alan Duncan, MP for Melton

Ukip leads calls to sack Sir Alan over Brexit comments

Calls have been made to sack a Tory MP over his claims that Brexit voters were the working class “throwing a bit of a tantrum”.

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Plans have been unveiled to build houses on the site of St George's Barracks

Major plan to convert Army base into village

Plans have been revealed to build a village on the site of an Army base which is set for closure in 2021.

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Battle of Britain parade to be held

Battle of Britain parade to be held

A church service and parade to honour the heroes of the Battle of Britain is to be held.

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Lincolnshire County Council news.

Monday deadline to renew your explosives licence, says county council

Businesses in South Holland and Lincolnshire which are licensed to keep explosives are being reminded to renew their right to do so before next Monday’s deadline.

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Business rate rebates for Bourne and Deepings firms

Business owners in Bourne and the Deepings are among about 1,000 firms to benefit from business rate rebates totalling nearly £600,000.

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Andrew Brown with his grandfather's medals at the commemoration event

Visit honours family’s Great War heroes

A man followed in his military ancestor’s footsteps as he visited Passchendaele to pay tribute to those killed in the First World War battle there.

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RAF staff lend a hand at bakery

RAF staff lend a hand at bakery

Hambleton Bakery has extra hands on deck this week as No 3 Mobile Catering Squadron Chefs from RAF Wittering get stuck in at Rutland’s famous craft bakery.

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It’s a wet start but the Big Clean is now underway

It’s a wet start but the Big Clean is now underway

It was a wet and early start on Wednesday morning but South Kesteven District Council’s Big Clean initiative is now underway.

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South Kesteven District Council news.

Businesses in South Kesteven to get rate rebates

About 1,000 businesses in the South Kesteven district are set to benefit from discretionary rate rebates with a total value of £568,000.

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Jill Hughes, the outgoing High Sheriff of Lincolnshire.  Photo by Phil Crow.

New £5,000 fund for youth groups working to reduce fear of crime

Youth projects in South Holland working to reduce the fear of crime and anti-social behaviour can apply for grants of up to £5,000.

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Coun Dr Peter Moseley, SKDC's Cabinet Member for Environment, and Mark Jones, the district council's Business Manager for Neighbourhoods, in South Kesteven's CCTV control room.  Photo supplied.

Bourne and Deepings CCTV team celebrates 20 years of good work

A team of CCTV operators looking after the Deepings and Bourne is marking its 20th anniversary.

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