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Project marks rebirth of town hall

An arts installation put together by pupils from seven of the schools in the Bourne area will run this week to represent the rebirth of Bourne Town Hall.

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Visitors enjoy the open gardens event at Grimsthorpe Castle

Crowds enjoy garden fun at historic castle

A historic castle opened its doors to the public to celebrate its garden.

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Visitors enjoy the fun of Empingham fete

Fete raises funds to boost village

Bomb disposal experts and a Spitfire helped make a village fete into a success.

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Author Ellie entertains youngsters at library

Local book author Ellie Sandall was at Stamford Library on Tuesday entertaining children during Bookstart week.

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Bourne Festival draws in the crowds

Record crowds came out in the sunshine to enjoy Bourne Festival at the weekend.

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Neil  Bothwell and other members of  Bourne and District Round Table at the  Hopshackle Brewery. Submitted.

Bourne Festival organisers brew-up ale

Bourne Festival organisers have teamed-up with a brewery to create a special ale for the event - and they made it themselves.

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History brought to life at Midsummer Festival

History brought to life at Castle Bytham

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Young train fan opens model railway in Stamford

A young rail fan steamed into town to open a model railway display which she had named.

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LITERARY FESTIVAL: Crime novelist Alison Bruce (seated) with Rachel Eyre (with microphone) and Rachel Wilson at Iron Horse Ranch House in Market Deeping.  Photo supplied.

Mystery writer in town to help launch festival

Fans of crime writing in South Holland and the Deepings can meet the creator of Cambridge’s answer to Inspector Morse at a major event in April.

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Antonia Catalano in her Polished Nails and Beauty room at Wansford

Nail technician set to wow at London Fashion Week

A woman who swapped nappies for nails will be decorating the fingertips of models at London Fashion Week.

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Video 1 of 3: Dancers showcase their talents at Colsterworth Festival of Performing Arts

Dancers have been competing against each other for the top spots in this year’s Colsterworth Festival of Performing Arts.

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Video 2 of 3: Dancers showcase their talents at Colsterworth Festival of Performing Arts

Dancers have been competing against each other for the top spots in this year’s Colsterworth Festival of Performing Arts.

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Video 3 of 3: Dancers showcase their talents at Colsterworth Festival of Performing Arts

Dancers have been competing against each other for the top spots in this year’s Colsterworth Festival of Performing Arts.

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Outgoing chairman Liz Waterland, centre, is given a gift by Judy Stevens and Phil Dilks

Double celebration for Deeping Library

A community library hosted two special celebrations to mark its first anniversary and the letting of the offices above.

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Artisans on Friday in Red Lion Square, Stamford

Fears Artisans Market could be cancelled if rent rises

The popular Artisans Market that runs throughout the summer in Red Lion Square in Stamford could be cancelled after the annual rent cost was put from £150 a year to £3,000.

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Stamford Photographic Society January meeting - Great Tower Rutland Water by Gordon Brown

Stamford and Rutland Photographic Society’s best landscape photos

An experienced judge was invited to the January meeting of Stamford and Rutland Photographic Society to select the winners in the Best Landscape Cup.

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The memorial stone in the grounds, surrounded by flowers laid during the service

Remembering victims of the Holocaust

A short service in memory of those who died in the Holocaust or whose lives were changed as a result was held for the first time in Stamford on Friday last week.

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Louise Doughty, author of Apple Tree Yard

Author behind new BBC drama Apple Tree Yard among big name guests at Deepings Literary Festival

A host of big names will be speaking at the first Deepings Literary Festival in April including the author behind new BBC drama Apple Tree Yard and former MP Gyles Brandreth.

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Visitors to last years food festival

Festivals return to Meadows

Both the Stamford Food and Drink Festival and Stamford Music Festival will return to the town’s Meadows this summer – following their successful debuts in 2016.

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Tim Clough presents the Tony Traylen Built Environment Award plaque and certificate for The Barn, South Luffenham to owner Nick Bellamy together with daughter Tasha, and Ian Cleminson of C & F Building Services. All photos: Robert Ovens

Awards are given in honour of new and refurbished historic buildings in Rutland

The presentation of the annual Built Environment Awards for new, refurbished and historic buildings in Rutland took place last week at Oakham Castle.

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