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'Serious' crash between car and motorcycle closes road

09 August 2020
'Serious' crash between car and motorcycle closes road

'Serious' crash between car and motorcycle closes road

09 August 2020

Emergency services are at the scene of a collision near Corby Glen.


‘Oldest’ sheep fair is cancelled as ‘people’s safety has to come first’

02 August 2020
‘Oldest’ sheep fair is cancelled as ‘people’s safety has to come first’

‘Oldest’ sheep fair is cancelled as ‘people’s safety has to come first’

02 August 2020

One of the country’s oldest sheep fairs has been forced to cancel due to Covid-19.


Police chief thanks public for 'kind gestures' shown during Covid-19 pandemic

21 July 2020
Police chief thanks public for 'kind gestures' shown during Covid-19 pandemic

Police chief thanks public for 'kind gestures' shown during Covid-19 pandemic

21 July 2020

A warm thank you has been given to members of the public who have shown kindness and support to police officers during the coronavirus crisis.


A1 to stay closed for several hours after three-car crash

09 July 2020
A1 to stay closed for several hours after three-car crash

A1 to stay closed for several hours after three-car crash

09 July 2020

Emergency services are on the scene of a three-car crash at the A1 Marston turn-off.


'Super Saturday' shoppers and businesses urged to follow Covid-19 rules to avoid local spikes

30 June 2020
'Super Saturday' shoppers and businesses urged to follow Covid-19 rules to avoid local spikes

'Super Saturday' shoppers and businesses urged to follow Covid-19 rules to avoid local spikes

30 June 2020

A council leader has urged people to follow coronavirus rules as pubs, restaurants and more are due to open this weekend.


PM Boris Johnson signals end of ‘national hibernation’ as England’s lockdown eases

23 June 2020
PM Boris Johnson signals end of ‘national hibernation’ as England’s lockdown eases

PM Boris Johnson signals end of ‘national hibernation’ as England’s lockdown eases

23 June 2020

The Prime Minister has today announced further easing of lockdown restrictions as the battle against Covid-19 continues.


Inspire+ ‘blown away’ by reaction to virtual event

23 June 2020
Inspire+ ‘blown away’ by reaction to virtual event

Inspire+ ‘blown away’ by reaction to virtual event

23 June 2020

Organisers of the annual Mini Olympics were amazed at the engagement as the event went virtual this year.


Police chief constable to retire

18 June 2020
Police chief constable to retire

Police chief constable to retire

18 June 2020

The chief constable of Lincolnshire Police has announced his retirement from policing after 31 years.


Council leader sets out recovery plan and draws on financial challenges

16 June 2020
Council leader sets out recovery plan and draws on financial challenges

Council leader sets out recovery plan and draws on financial challenges

16 June 2020

A report brought before SKDC's cabinet this afternoon sets out the council's road to recovery.


Lincolnshire set to enjoy the sunniest and driest spring on record

27 May 2020
Lincolnshire set to enjoy the sunniest and driest spring on record

Lincolnshire set to enjoy the sunniest and driest spring on record

27 May 2020

Blue skies, sunshine and warm temperatures are set to continue for the next few days.


Cash to help town centres reopen safely amid coronavirus pandemic

25 May 2020
Cash to help town centres reopen safely amid coronavirus pandemic

Cash to help town centres reopen safely amid coronavirus pandemic

25 May 2020

A grant of more than £126,000 aims to keep shoppers safe as businesses reopen their doors.


Families urged to reduce household waste to help keep a full collection service

06 May 2020
Families urged to reduce household waste to help keep a full collection service

Families urged to reduce household waste to help keep a full collection service

06 May 2020

The council has given suggestions for how waste can be reduced.


No lockdown fines handed out in Stamford and Bourne

29 April 2020
No lockdown fines handed out in Stamford and Bourne

No lockdown fines handed out in Stamford and Bourne

29 April 2020

Drag racers account for more than a quarter of lockdown fines handed out in Grantham, while no fines have been handed out in Stamford and Bourne.


Businesses urged to help InvestSK build snapshot of economy

29 April 2020
Businesses urged to help InvestSK build snapshot of economy

Businesses urged to help InvestSK build snapshot of economy

29 April 2020

Businesses across South Kesteven are urged to complete a survey to help build a picture of the district's economy during the Covid-19 crisis.


Weather warning for thunderstorms in place for Lincolnshire

12 April 2020
Weather warning for thunderstorms in place for Lincolnshire

Weather warning for thunderstorms in place for Lincolnshire

12 April 2020

Weather experts have issued a warning as thunderstorms are expected this afternoon.


Council leaders’ well-wishes for Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he fights coronavirus in intensive care

07 April 2020
Council leaders’ well-wishes for Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he fights coronavirus in intensive care

Council leaders’ well-wishes for Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he fights coronavirus in intensive care

07 April 2020

The hospitalisation of the prime minster 'brings home the importance of following government’s instructions'.


'Keep calm and follow rules,' say MPs

24 March 2020
'Keep calm and follow rules,' say MPs

'Keep calm and follow rules,' say MPs

24 March 2020

The county's MPs have come together to send a clear message during the coronavirus crisis.


Dog dies after picking up tennis ball in woods, and several more fall ill

21 March 2020
Dog dies after picking up tennis ball in woods, and several more fall ill

Dog dies after picking up tennis ball in woods, and several more fall ill

21 March 2020

Police are urging dog owners to be careful after a potentially contaminated tennis ball is linked to a dog's death.


Send a free Valentine's Day message to a loved one

28 January 2020
Send a free Valentine's Day message to a loved one

Send a free Valentine's Day message to a loved one

28 January 2020

We are giving you the chance to send a free Valentine's message to appear in our Friday, February 14, issue of the Mercury.


Plans to raise tax

26 January 2020
Plans to raise tax

Plans to raise tax

26 January 2020

Council tax could rise by £5 for a band D property in South Kesteven.


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