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Suzanne Moon became the news editor of the Rutland and Stamford Mercury, the Bourne Local and the Rutland Times in 2019, having previously held the role for the Mercury.

New hedge is helping to tidy a once-scruffy area of town

27 September 2021
New hedge is helping to tidy a once-scruffy area of town

New hedge is helping to tidy a once-scruffy area of town

27 September 2021

A group of residents has planted a hedge to help create a more pleasant environment.


Flying Scotsman steams through area

27 September 2021
Flying Scotsman steams through area

Flying Scotsman steams through area

27 September 2021

A special visitor paid a flying visit to the area over the weekend.


Petrol pumps run out

26 September 2021
Petrol pumps run out

Petrol pumps run out

26 September 2021

Long queues have formed outside fuel stations again this weekend and some pumps have run out.


Housing development to go ahead

25 September 2021
Housing development to go ahead

Housing development to go ahead

25 September 2021

More than 60 new homes will be built as planned - despite a council's decision to withdraw a document outlining the future of local development.


Views wanted on supermarket plans

24 September 2021
Views wanted on supermarket plans

Views wanted on supermarket plans

24 September 2021

Supermarket giant Lidl has announced plans for a new store and will be asking residents for their views.


Reopening of hospital unit is only days away

24 September 2021
Reopening of hospital unit is only days away

Reopening of hospital unit is only days away

24 September 2021

A hospital’s minor injuries unit will reopen on Friday next week.


Fuel stations 'insanely busy'

24 September 2021
Fuel stations 'insanely busy'

Fuel stations 'insanely busy'

24 September 2021

Filling stations in have seen forecourts packed with vehicles following an announcement about tanker driver shortages.


‘GP phonelines are still a problem’

24 September 2021
‘GP phonelines are still a problem’

‘GP phonelines are still a problem’

24 September 2021

A survey open to patients of Lakeside Healthcare in Stamford has shown getting through on the phone is still problematic.


Teacher banned for fudging test results

21 September 2021
Teacher banned for fudging test results

Teacher banned for fudging test results

21 September 2021

A teacher who altered pupil’s exam papers has been banned from the country’s classrooms.


A live concert of popular music

14 September 2021
A live concert of popular music

A live concert of popular music

14 September 2021

Film and theatre music, 60s sounds, show tunes, jazz and light classics feature in a live concert.


What's on at Stamford Arts Centre

11 September 2021
What's on at Stamford Arts Centre

What's on at Stamford Arts Centre

11 September 2021

John Shuttleworth is back at Stamford Arts Centre with his particular brand of provincial humour.


Make yours a clean machine at charity car wash

10 September 2021
Make yours a clean machine at charity car wash

Make yours a clean machine at charity car wash

10 September 2021

Firefighters will be washing cars for people in return for a donation to charity tomorrow (Saturday, September 11).


Stolen Anglo-Saxon brooch is mysteriously returned

10 September 2021
Stolen Anglo-Saxon brooch is mysteriously returned

Stolen Anglo-Saxon brooch is mysteriously returned

10 September 2021

An Anglo-Saxon brooch stolen from Rutland County Museum has been returned a quarter of a century after it went missing.


Patients’ meeting to help GP surgery

09 September 2021
Patients’ meeting to help GP surgery

Patients’ meeting to help GP surgery

09 September 2021

A GP surgery is calling on its patients to help establish a new advisory group.


Supermarket lorry gets trapped in town

06 September 2021
Supermarket lorry gets trapped in town

Supermarket lorry gets trapped in town

06 September 2021

Residents were left scratching their heads after a supermarket lorry became stuck in a Stamford street.


Firefighters’ visit was a treat for children

06 September 2021
Firefighters’ visit was a treat for children

Firefighters’ visit was a treat for children

06 September 2021

A crew from Stamford has been busy telling children about their charity car wash.


‘We’re more like Clarkson’s Farm than Countryfile’

05 September 2021
‘We’re more like Clarkson’s Farm than Countryfile’

‘We’re more like Clarkson’s Farm than Countryfile’

05 September 2021

As harvest time changes the shape of the countryside, the Genevers of Uffington reflect on the way farming is portrayed on TV.


Fresh feedback wanted on GPs

04 September 2021
Fresh feedback wanted on GPs

Fresh feedback wanted on GPs

04 September 2021

Patients can share their healthcare experiences through a new email address and survey.


Could this be the best job in town?

04 September 2021
Could this be the best job in town?

Could this be the best job in town?

04 September 2021

If your dream job involves a spot of gardening and household maintenance, the perfect position may have just arisen.


Warning after cat is shot by air rifle

03 September 2021
Warning after cat is shot by air rifle

Warning after cat is shot by air rifle

03 September 2021

A couple whose cat was shot with an air rifle is warning others to be on their guard against similar attacks.


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