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Kerry Coupe joined the Rutland & Stamford Mercury in 2007 as a trainee reporter, qualifying as a senior reporter in 2009. She became head of content in 2014. In 2017, she became editor of the Rutland & Stamford Mercury, Rutland Times and Bourne Local.

Missing man found

23 June 2022
Missing man found

Missing man found

23 June 2022

Police have confirmed that a Stamford man has been found.


Council set to start again on plan for development

22 June 2022
Council set to start again on plan for development

Council set to start again on plan for development

22 June 2022

People will soon get the chance to have their say on where building should take place in Rutland.


Poet John Cooper Clarke to warm-up for Edinburgh Fringe in Stamford

21 June 2022
Poet John Cooper Clarke to warm-up for Edinburgh Fringe in Stamford

Poet John Cooper Clarke to warm-up for Edinburgh Fringe in Stamford

21 June 2022

Poet Dr John Cooper Clarke is set to appear at Stamford Corn Exchange ahead of an appearance at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.


Teenager found safe

19 June 2022
Teenager found safe

Teenager found safe

19 June 2022

A teenager who went missing from Oakham has been found.


Feed the birds with help from new refill shop

19 June 2022
Feed the birds with help from new refill shop

Feed the birds with help from new refill shop

19 June 2022

The owners of a farm are aiming to help nature and the environment with their new venture.


Photographer snaps pictures of stunning Strawberry Supermoon

15 June 2022
Photographer snaps pictures of stunning Strawberry Supermoon

Photographer snaps pictures of stunning Strawberry Supermoon

15 June 2022

An amateur photographer grabbed some gorgeous snaps of June's Strawberry Supermoon.


Desert Rats receive commemorative Platinum Jubilee medal

14 June 2022
Desert Rats receive commemorative Platinum Jubilee medal

Desert Rats receive commemorative Platinum Jubilee medal

14 June 2022

Officers and soldiers from the Desert Rats have received a commemorative medal to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.


Roadworks across county this month

13 June 2022
Roadworks across county this month

Roadworks across county this month

13 June 2022

Essential highway maintenance work is scheduled to take place throughout the month as part of Rutland’s annual surface dressing programme.


Manic Street Preachers gig cancelled

10 June 2022
Manic Street Preachers gig cancelled

Manic Street Preachers gig cancelled

10 June 2022

Manic Street Preachers have postponed this Sunday's planned concert in Peterborough.


College and pool evacuated after bomb threat

10 June 2022
College and pool evacuated after bomb threat

College and pool evacuated after bomb threat

10 June 2022

Stamford College and the nearby Stamford Leisure Pool have been evacuated this afternoon (Friday, June 10).


Tale of ‘bonkers dad’ who became television legend

10 June 2022
Tale of ‘bonkers dad’ who became television legend

Tale of ‘bonkers dad’ who became television legend

10 June 2022

The son of Geoff Hamilton has penned a book revealing the true story behind his 'bonkers dad'.


Is your little one the cutest of them all?

10 June 2022
Is your little one the cutest of them all?

Is your little one the cutest of them all?

10 June 2022

The Rutland & Stamford Mercury's Cute Kids photo competition returns later this month.


Signs go up at new Starbucks in Stamford

09 June 2022
Signs go up at new Starbucks in Stamford

Signs go up at new Starbucks in Stamford

09 June 2022

Signs have today (Thursday, June 9) gone up at Starbucks in Stamford as work continues to turn the former bank into a coffee shop.


Road closure leaves drivers confused

07 June 2022
Road closure leaves drivers confused

Road closure leaves drivers confused

07 June 2022

An overnight closure of the A15 in Thurlby came into place half an hour earlier than planned tonight, leaving drivers confused.


A1 likely to stay closed for some time

07 June 2022
A1 likely to stay closed for some time

A1 likely to stay closed for some time

07 June 2022

The A1 is likely to stay closed for some time after a lorry fire earlier this morning (Tuesday, June 7).


Lorry and car crash shuts road

07 June 2022
Lorry and car crash shuts road

Lorry and car crash shuts road

07 June 2022

The A151 is closed at the crossroads in Corby Glen after a crash involving a car and a lorry.


Lorry fire closes A1 northbound

07 June 2022
Lorry fire closes A1 northbound

Lorry fire closes A1 northbound

07 June 2022

A lorry fire has caused the A1 northbound to be closed this morning (Tuesday, June 7).


Hundreds enjoy festival party

06 June 2022
Hundreds enjoy festival party

Hundreds enjoy festival party

06 June 2022

Hundreds of people turned out to an estate's jubilee festival.


Fireworks display brings town's Platinum Jubilee celebrations to a close

05 June 2022
Fireworks display brings town's Platinum Jubilee celebrations to a close

Fireworks display brings town's Platinum Jubilee celebrations to a close

05 June 2022

A spectacular fireworks display over the Bourne Festival site tonight brought four days of jubilee celebrations in the town to a close.


Street market attracts crowds

05 June 2022
Street market attracts crowds

Street market attracts crowds

05 June 2022

Crowds packed a town centre yesterday (Saturday) for a special street market to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.


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