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District's bin collectors are worst paid in county

09 September 2020
District's bin collectors are worst paid in county

District's bin collectors are worst paid in county

09 September 2020

Bin collectors and street cleaners in South Kesteven are the lowest paid in the county, it has emerged.


'People's support is making us fight harder'

09 September 2020
'People's support is making us fight harder'

'People's support is making us fight harder'

09 September 2020

The first fundraising event in support of the campaign to save Stamford Shakespeare Company (SSC) is due to take place.


Council's corporate plan will 'enable borough to flourish'

09 September 2020
Council's corporate plan will 'enable borough to flourish'

Council's corporate plan will 'enable borough to flourish'

09 September 2020

A strategic plan aimed at ensuring South Kesteven “flourishes” has been approved by the district council’s cabinet.


Stamford Arts Centre to benefit from £100,000 'improvement scheme'

09 September 2020
Stamford Arts Centre to benefit from £100,000 'improvement scheme'

Stamford Arts Centre to benefit from £100,000 'improvement scheme'

09 September 2020

Stamford Arts Centre is to benefit from a £100k ‘improvement scheme’, it has emerged.


Pub shuts after customer tests positive for Covid-19

09 September 2020
Pub shuts after customer tests positive for Covid-19

Pub shuts after customer tests positive for Covid-19

09 September 2020

A pub in Oakham has closed for 48 hours after a customer confirmed he had tested positive for Covid-19.


Car dealer's 'exhilarating' 70th birthday surprise

07 September 2020
Car dealer's 'exhilarating' 70th birthday surprise

Car dealer's 'exhilarating' 70th birthday surprise

07 September 2020

The owner of a Ford dealership was given a surprise treat for his 70th birthday - a chance to go for a spin in a classic GT40 worth £6 million.


Braunston's pickle: village opposes plan to convert pub into five homes

06 September 2020
Braunston's pickle: village opposes plan to convert pub into five homes

Braunston's pickle: village opposes plan to convert pub into five homes

06 September 2020

It would be a huge loss to the village of Braunston in Rutland if plans to convert a pub into five homes are given the green light.


Struggling theatre company 'overwhelmed' by support

05 September 2020
Struggling theatre company 'overwhelmed' by support

Struggling theatre company 'overwhelmed' by support

05 September 2020

A struggling theatre company has been “overwhelmed” by the support from the community after it launched a fundraising campaign for survival.


'We will not go away!' - fight is on for future of cycling festival

05 September 2020
'We will not go away!' - fight is on for future of cycling festival

'We will not go away!' - fight is on for future of cycling festival

05 September 2020

There is concern the Bourne CiCLE Festival will die if the district council fails to back it soon.


'Claps have turned into a slap in the face for health heroes'

04 September 2020
'Claps have turned into a slap in the face for health heroes'

'Claps have turned into a slap in the face for health heroes'

04 September 2020

Around 70 NHS staff working across three hospitals in the area have been told their jobs will be outsourced to a private company.


Cyclists brave 'atrocious' weather to raise £15,000 for homeless

03 September 2020
Cyclists brave 'atrocious' weather to raise £15,000 for homeless

Cyclists brave 'atrocious' weather to raise £15,000 for homeless

03 September 2020

Cyclists from across the area have helped raise more than £15,000 for a national homeless charity with cash still coming in.


New £1m community hub would be 'beating heart' of village

03 September 2020
New £1m community hub would be 'beating heart' of village

New £1m community hub would be 'beating heart' of village

03 September 2020

Plans have now been lodged to create a £1 million community hub in a Rutland village.


Popular restaurant extends 'Eat Out To Help Out' scheme

02 September 2020
Popular restaurant extends 'Eat Out To Help Out' scheme

Popular restaurant extends 'Eat Out To Help Out' scheme

02 September 2020

A restaurant in Oakham is extending the Government’s ‘Eat Out To Help Out’ discount scheme after seeing business soar.


Professional footballer joins accountancy firm

01 September 2020
Professional footballer joins accountancy firm

Professional footballer joins accountancy firm

01 September 2020

A former professional footballer is swapping his boots and goalkeeping gloves for a pen and calculator as he joins a top accountancy firm.


Concern over future of 17th century village pub

29 August 2020
Concern over future of 17th century village pub

Concern over future of 17th century village pub

29 August 2020

There is concern over the future of a village pub bought by a businessman following a failed attempt at community ownership.


'I'm lucky to be here' - ex-soldier takes on charity challenge after near-fatal stroke

28 August 2020
'I'm lucky to be here' - ex-soldier takes on charity challenge after near-fatal stroke

'I'm lucky to be here' - ex-soldier takes on charity challenge after near-fatal stroke

28 August 2020

A former soldier who suffered a near-fatal stroke last year is walking 1.2 million steps to raise money for a charity that supported him.


Renowned theatre company launches £240,000 fundraising bid for survival

28 August 2020
Renowned theatre company launches £240,000 fundraising bid for survival

Renowned theatre company launches £240,000 fundraising bid for survival

28 August 2020

“Without help from the community, we will not survive.”


District council may need to raid £2.8m cash reserves to balance books

27 August 2020
District council may need to raid £2.8m cash reserves to balance books

District council may need to raid £2.8m cash reserves to balance books

27 August 2020

The district council could have to dip into a £2.8 million cash reserve to balance its books this year due to the pandemic.


Heritage centre and museum reopens with safety measures in place

26 August 2020
Heritage centre and museum reopens with safety measures in place

Heritage centre and museum reopens with safety measures in place

26 August 2020

Bourne Heritage Centre has now reopened with a number of Covid-19 safety measures in place.


Mystery shopper has praise and criticism for town supermarket

26 August 2020
Mystery shopper has praise and criticism for town supermarket

Mystery shopper has praise and criticism for town supermarket

26 August 2020

A mystery shopper reported that staff at Sainsbury’s in Bourne were not practising social distancing with each other.


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