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Looking back over our archives

19 September 2021
Looking back over our archives

Looking back over our archives

19 September 2021

A bid to save Stamford Museum from closure fails - this and other stories in our Mercury Memories.


Take a trip down Memory Lane

11 September 2021
Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

11 September 2021

From Princess Anne winning the title of royal European champion at Burghley to a heroic rescue, read about what was going on in years gone by.


50 years ago The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived in Stamford

05 September 2021
50 years ago The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived in Stamford

50 years ago The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived in Stamford

05 September 2021

Delve into the past of Stamford, Rutland, Bourne and The Deepings with Mercury Memories.


50 years ago Princess Anne was preparing for first Burghley Horse Trials

30 August 2021
50 years ago Princess Anne was preparing for first Burghley Horse Trials

50 years ago Princess Anne was preparing for first Burghley Horse Trials

30 August 2021

Every week, as Britain's oldest continuously published newspaper, the Rutland & Stamford Mercury publishes articles from our archive.


Take a trip down memory lane

21 August 2021
Take a trip down memory lane

Take a trip down memory lane

21 August 2021

Delve into the past of Stamford, Rutland, Bourne and The Deepings with Mercury Memories.


This week in history from the Mercury archive

15 August 2021
This week in history from the Mercury archive

This week in history from the Mercury archive

15 August 2021

The Mercury publishes its Mercury Memories every week, thanks to the support of the Stamford Mercury Archive Trust.


Delve into the past with Mercury Memories

07 August 2021
Delve into the past with Mercury Memories

Delve into the past with Mercury Memories

07 August 2021

From a day-light robbery to plans for hundreds of homes, read about what was happening in years gone by.


Take a trip down memory lane

01 August 2021
Take a trip down memory lane

Take a trip down memory lane

01 August 2021

Delve into the past of Stamford, Rutland, Bourne and The Deepings with Mercury Memories.


Take a trip down Memory Lane

24 July 2021
Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

24 July 2021

From sightings of a lynx-like cat to the closure of a struggling town centre pub, read about what was happening in years gone by.


Take a trip down Memory Lane

19 July 2021
Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

19 July 2021

Delve into the past of Stamford, Rutland, Bourne and The Deepings with Mercury Memories.


Memories: highwayman strikes and a birthday bash for Lord Burghley

10 July 2021
Memories: highwayman strikes and a birthday bash for Lord Burghley

Memories: highwayman strikes and a birthday bash for Lord Burghley

10 July 2021

Our weekly browse through the newspapers preserved as a historic record by the Stamford Mercury Archive Trust volunteers...


Take a trip down Memory Lane

03 July 2021
Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

03 July 2021

From burglars causing £5,000 of damage to the time it would take to get a private telephone, read about what was happening in years gone by.


Take a trip down Memory Lane

26 June 2021
Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

26 June 2021

Delve into the past of Stamford, Rutland, Bourne and The Deepings with Mercury Memories.


Delve into the past with Mercury Memories

19 June 2021
Delve into the past with Mercury Memories

Delve into the past with Mercury Memories

19 June 2021

From a church damaged by a fire-ball to a battle over a parcel of green land, find out what was happening in years gone by.


Take a delve into history with Mercury Memories

13 June 2021
Take a delve into history with Mercury Memories

Take a delve into history with Mercury Memories

13 June 2021

Plans to close Stamford Museum and build a skatepark in Bourne are among the items found from a delve into the Mercury archives.


A nostalgic trip down memory lane

06 June 2021
A nostalgic trip down memory lane

A nostalgic trip down memory lane

06 June 2021

Do you recognise yourself in our photos from 25 and 50 years ago?


Delve into the past with Mercury Memories

29 May 2021
Delve into the past with Mercury Memories

Delve into the past with Mercury Memories

29 May 2021

From an accidental poisoning to concerns about supermarket plans, find out what was happening in years gone by.


Take a trip down Memory Lane

22 May 2021
Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

22 May 2021

From a stolen horse to plans for a fairytale festival, read about what was happening in years gone by.


Take a trip down Memory Lane

15 May 2021
Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

15 May 2021

From a heroic neighbour extinguishing a fire to the filming of a television costume drama, find out what was happening in years gone by.


Take a trip down Memory Lane

08 May 2021
Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

08 May 2021

From an arsonist setting an old couple's home on fire to a royal visit, read about what was happening in years gone by.


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