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Pensioner, 84, accused of abusing seven children

27 February 2020
Pensioner, 84, accused of abusing seven children

Pensioner, 84, accused of abusing seven children

27 February 2020

An 84-year-old man from Stamford has appeared in court charged with the historic sexual abuse of six girls and a boy.


Gareth Davies MP writes about mental health

22 February 2020
Gareth Davies MP writes about mental health

Gareth Davies MP writes about mental health

22 February 2020

The story of a former Bourne Town manager and Love Island presenter remind us mental health issues can happen to anyone.


Badger cull application

22 February 2020
Badger cull application

Badger cull application

22 February 2020

People are being invited to comment on an application to cull badgers to prevent the spread of bovine tuberculosis.


Robert wins £300 store trolley dash

22 February 2020
Robert wins £300 store trolley dash

Robert wins £300 store trolley dash

22 February 2020

Robert Ellks won a raffle to win the 15-minute dash around Waitrose in Stamford's West Street.


Viewpoint: Alicia Kearns Rutland MP

15 February 2020
Viewpoint: Alicia Kearns Rutland MP

Viewpoint: Alicia Kearns Rutland MP

15 February 2020

Farming, community funding, HMP Stocken and GP services are issues the Rutland MP is working on now.


Need some nature?

15 February 2020
Need some nature?

Need some nature?

15 February 2020

In an increasingly busy, digital world, there’s one thing we can all agree on - we all need nature.


Viewpoint: Gareth Davies MP on policing

10 February 2020
Viewpoint: Gareth Davies MP on policing

Viewpoint: Gareth Davies MP on policing

10 February 2020

The MP for Stamford and Bourne is pushing for fairer funding for rural police.


'I fell in love with model railways 60 years ago'

09 February 2020
'I fell in love with model railways 60 years ago'

'I fell in love with model railways 60 years ago'

09 February 2020

Market Deeping Model Railway Club chairman Peter Davies looks back at how he fell in love with the hobby.


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

09 February 2020
Send a free Valentine's Day message to a loved one

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

09 February 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.


Police arrest wanted man

04 February 2020
Police arrest wanted man

Police arrest wanted man

04 February 2020

A wanted man has been found in Stamford.


Appeal for help to trace wanted man

04 February 2020
Appeal for help to trace wanted man

Appeal for help to trace wanted man

04 February 2020

Police are looking for help to trace a man wanted under the Sexual Offences Act.


Drug dealers who supplied towns jailed

31 January 2020
Drug dealers who supplied towns jailed

Drug dealers who supplied towns jailed

31 January 2020

Cocaine and heroin dealers have been jailed following a series of court cases.


Date set for attempted murder trial

29 January 2020
Date set for attempted murder trial

Date set for attempted murder trial

29 January 2020

A woman's attempted murder trial has been postponed until September.


Man admits assaulting police officer

23 January 2020
Man admits assaulting police officer

Man admits assaulting police officer

23 January 2020

A Stamford man was given a community order after pleading guilty to assaulting a police officer.


Care home rated 'inadequate'

20 January 2020
Care home rated 'inadequate'

Care home rated 'inadequate'

20 January 2020

A care home has failed to make crucial improvements required by the Government’s health watchdog and remains in special measures.


Flights business set up by former Oakham School pupil successful in first year

19 January 2020
Flights business set up by former Oakham School pupil successful in first year

Flights business set up by former Oakham School pupil successful in first year

19 January 2020

Charles Robinson was 17 years-old when he set up JustJet during his final year at school.


How to stop your dog being bored

19 January 2020
How to stop your dog being bored

How to stop your dog being bored

19 January 2020

Budget-friendly ways to beat boredom and keep your dog amused


It's 1666 and London's burning

19 January 2020
It's 1666 and London's burning

It's 1666 and London's burning

19 January 2020

Children role-played people from the 17th Century and investigated the causes of a huge fire.


Calling on musical talent

19 January 2020
Calling on musical talent

Calling on musical talent

19 January 2020

People can enter the Rotary Young Musician Competition, which has heats later this month.


Historic castle uncovered in Bourne

18 January 2020
Historic castle uncovered in Bourne

Historic castle uncovered in Bourne

18 January 2020

A history group is helping to discover more about Bourne's castle using aerial photos.


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