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Chris Harby joined Iliffe Media as senior reporter for the Stamford Mercury in January 2021. Prior to this, he worked as the sports editor for the Melton Times.

Georgie takes on marathon for late brother Tim

27 September 2021
Georgie takes on marathon for late brother Tim

Georgie takes on marathon for late brother Tim

27 September 2021

The sister of a talented cyclist who died from a rare cancer has taken on a marathon challenge to fund more research into the disease.


New study unearths 'amazing results' on lost castle

26 September 2021
New study unearths 'amazing results' on lost castle

New study unearths 'amazing results' on lost castle

26 September 2021

A geological survey has shed new light on the importance of a lost medieval castle.


Company team take on Ben Nevis for hospice

24 September 2021
Company team take on Ben Nevis for hospice

Company team take on Ben Nevis for hospice

24 September 2021

A team of walkers from a Stamford company have conquered Britain's highest mountain in the name of charity.


Road is cleared for 20mph limits in speed hotspots

24 September 2021
Road is cleared for 20mph limits in speed hotspots

Road is cleared for 20mph limits in speed hotspots

24 September 2021

Communities plagued by speeding motorists will soon be able to apply to have new 20mph limits in their neighbourhoods.


Artists wanted for town hall anniversary exhibition

23 September 2021
Artists wanted for town hall anniversary exhibition

Artists wanted for town hall anniversary exhibition

23 September 2021

The Old Town Hall Trust are looking for local artists to help them celebrate the building's landmark anniversary.


Overturned lorry blocks road

23 September 2021
Overturned lorry blocks road

Overturned lorry blocks road

23 September 2021

Town traffic was disrupted after a lorry carrying medical equipment overturned yesterday (Wednesday).


Crews called out as fire breaks out in kitchens

23 September 2021
Crews called out as fire breaks out in kitchens

Crews called out as fire breaks out in kitchens

23 September 2021

Fire crews were called out to deal with two separate incidents of kitchen fires in the last 24 hours.


Online interiors business opens first shop in town

23 September 2021
Online interiors business opens first shop in town

Online interiors business opens first shop in town

23 September 2021

A new homeware and interiors shop has opened its doors in the high street after a successful first year online.


Teacher and chess champion dies just hours before beloved wife

22 September 2021
Teacher and chess champion dies just hours before beloved wife

Teacher and chess champion dies just hours before beloved wife

22 September 2021

A married couple who were devoted to each other for almost seven decades passed away within hours of each other earlier this month.


New clothes shop to hit high street

22 September 2021
New clothes shop to hit high street

New clothes shop to hit high street

22 September 2021

A young entrepreneur has swapped coffee beans for fashion as she launches her second high street business at the age of 31.


How a local railway line helped land a blow on the Nazis

21 September 2021
How a local railway line helped land a blow on the Nazis

How a local railway line helped land a blow on the Nazis

21 September 2021

The story of how a record-breaking steam engine struck a blow for Britain against the Nazis, here in south Lincolnshire, is told in a new book.


Coach Jo makes national equestrian award finals

20 September 2021
Coach Jo makes national equestrian award finals

Coach Jo makes national equestrian award finals

20 September 2021

A riding instructor is in the running to be named top coach in the country at a new equestrian awards ceremony.


Calls made for pop-up shops to revive high street's 'delicate' future

17 September 2021
Calls made for pop-up shops to revive high street's 'delicate' future

Calls made for pop-up shops to revive high street's 'delicate' future

17 September 2021

A brand expert looking to set up a pop-up shop in Stamford believes long-term leases are stopping new businesses from filling empty high street units.


Care home closes after concerns by fire service and CQC

16 September 2021
Care home closes after concerns by fire service and CQC

Care home closes after concerns by fire service and CQC

16 September 2021

Elderly residents have been moved out of a troubled care home which was closed after concerns were raised by the fire service.


The Rutland holidaymaker who's been hooked on Yarmouth for 75 years

15 September 2021
The Rutland holidaymaker who's been hooked on Yarmouth for 75 years

The Rutland holidaymaker who's been hooked on Yarmouth for 75 years

15 September 2021

George Bennett has holidayed in Great Yarmouth every year since first toddling on the Norfolk sands in 1946 as a four-year-old.


School rated excellent in latest inspection

15 September 2021
School rated excellent in latest inspection

School rated excellent in latest inspection

15 September 2021

An independent school has been awarded the highest rating in all areas after its latest inspection.


Vaccine offered to fight off shingles misery

12 September 2021
Vaccine offered to fight off shingles misery

Vaccine offered to fight off shingles misery

12 September 2021

Older patients are being urged to get the shingles vaccine and help prevent the painful infection.


Professor digs up the past at town hall talk

11 September 2021
Professor digs up the past at town hall talk

Professor digs up the past at town hall talk

11 September 2021

One of Britain's most distinguished archaeologists will talk about his career at Bourne Town Hall next month.


Ancient rural event kicks off with auction

10 September 2021
Ancient rural event kicks off with auction

Ancient rural event kicks off with auction

10 September 2021

Corby Glen hosted its annual sheep auction on Monday as a precursor to the village's 783rd sheep fair.


'To have cancer three times is crazy - I just want to raise my daughter'

10 September 2021
'To have cancer three times is crazy - I just want to raise my daughter'

'To have cancer three times is crazy - I just want to raise my daughter'

10 September 2021

A cancer patient is undergoing pioneering new treatment after being hit by the life-threatening disease for a third time in 10 years.


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