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11 December 2020
Give the gift of news with a subscription to the Mercury this Christmas

Give the gift of news with a subscription to the Mercury this Christmas

11 December 2020

You can give the gift of news this Christmas, with a subscription to the Rutland and Stamford Mercury.


Government cuts isolation period

11 December 2020
Government cuts isolation period

Government cuts isolation period

11 December 2020

People self-isolating will no longer have to stay inside for two weeks.


Shopkeeper who sold illicit cigarettes and tobacco escapes immediate prison sentence

11 December 2020
Shopkeeper who sold illicit cigarettes and tobacco escapes immediate prison sentence

Shopkeeper who sold illicit cigarettes and tobacco escapes immediate prison sentence

11 December 2020

A shopkeeper who was caught selling illicit cigarettes and tobacco was today given a suspended jail sentence at Lincoln Crown Court.


Man admits to sending penis picture to woman he was at school with

09 December 2020
Man admits to sending penis picture to woman he was at school with

Man admits to sending penis picture to woman he was at school with

09 December 2020

A Stamford man who sent a photograph of his penis to a woman and travelled to Wimbledon to harass her at work has appeared in court.


Detached character cottage is on the market

05 December 2020
Detached character cottage is on the market

Detached character cottage is on the market

05 December 2020

An extremely well-presented detached character cottage, which has been tastefully extended by the current owners is up for sale.


Council leader will reject increase in members' allowances

04 December 2020
Council leader will reject increase in members' allowances

Council leader will reject increase in members' allowances

04 December 2020

The leader of Lincolnshire County Council said he will reject proposals to increase councillors’ expenses by 2.75 per cent for 2021.


Help to have a 'good divorce'

29 November 2020
Help to have a 'good divorce'

Help to have a 'good divorce'

29 November 2020

A firm of solicitors is offering free advice during Good Divorce Week (November 30 until December 4).


Paedophile jailed

27 November 2020
Paedophile jailed

Paedophile jailed

27 November 2020

A 31-year-old man has been sentenced to four years in prison for sexual offences against a child.


A new way to spread cheer to children in hospital at Christmas

26 November 2020
A new way to spread cheer to children in hospital at Christmas

A new way to spread cheer to children in hospital at Christmas

26 November 2020

An estate agent is determined to do its bit to help this Christmas even though it can’t run its usual festive appeal.


Confirmed Covid-19 case at primary school

24 November 2020
Confirmed Covid-19 case at primary school

Confirmed Covid-19 case at primary school

24 November 2020

A primary school has recorded its first confirmed case of Covid-19.


Stamford police officer quits force

20 November 2020
Stamford police officer quits force

Stamford police officer quits force

20 November 2020

A police inspector has resigned from the force alledging that she was bullied by colleagues.


Pensioner who accidentally reversed onto A47 and killed a driver was sentenced

16 November 2020
Pensioner who accidentally reversed onto A47 and killed a driver was sentenced

Pensioner who accidentally reversed onto A47 and killed a driver was sentenced

16 November 2020

A pensioner who inadvertently reversed out of a petrol station onto a main road and killed another motorist has been sentenced.


Student found with hundreds of child sex images

13 November 2020
Student found with hundreds of child sex images

Student found with hundreds of child sex images

13 November 2020

A paedophile blamed the death of a friend for his collection of indecent photographs.


Could collective nouns for modern life include ‘a constipation of cyclists’?

09 November 2020
Could collective nouns for modern life include ‘a constipation of cyclists’?

Could collective nouns for modern life include ‘a constipation of cyclists’?

09 November 2020

Rutland columnist Allan Grey looks at collective nouns.


'What age should I make a will?'

09 November 2020
'What age should I make a will?'

'What age should I make a will?'

09 November 2020

A legal expert discusses at what age you should make a will in Hegarty's Ask the Experts column.


Entrepreneur's business set to hit £1m turnover in just three years

07 November 2020
Entrepreneur's business set to hit £1m turnover in just three years

Entrepreneur's business set to hit £1m turnover in just three years

07 November 2020

Young tycoon's business set for annual turnover of £1m just three years after launch


Stamford Shakespeare Company overwhelmed by community support - but long-term future remains in doubt

06 November 2020
Stamford Shakespeare Company overwhelmed by community support - but long-term future remains in doubt

Stamford Shakespeare Company overwhelmed by community support - but long-term future remains in doubt

06 November 2020

Theatre company overwhelmed by response to appeal, but warns Covid-19 restrictions leave them facing future battles for survival


Lockdown 2: What you can and can't do

05 November 2020
Lockdown 2: What you can and can't do

Lockdown 2: What you can and can't do

05 November 2020

Find out what is closed and what you can and can not do as the new lockdown starts.


Lockdown halts Rutland bereavement group within week of launch

04 November 2020
 Lockdown halts Rutland bereavement group within week of launch

Lockdown halts Rutland bereavement group within week of launch

04 November 2020

A newly-launched support group to help the bereaved in a Rutland village has been put in hold for the second time by national lockdown


Is devolution the best option for Stamford’s future governance?

02 November 2020
Is devolution the best option for Stamford’s future governance?

Is devolution the best option for Stamford’s future governance?

02 November 2020

Stamford resident Richard Cleaver writes on Lincolnshire’s bid for devolution...


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