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John Lewis to create thousands of Christmas jobs - with free food and drink among the perks

John Lewis to create thousands of Christmas jobs - with free food and drink among the perks

John Lewis to create thousands of Christmas jobs - with free food and drink among the perks

15 September 2021

John Lewis is looking to recruit more than 7,000 people to festive job roles across the company, including at Waitrose supermarkets.


Sainsbury's and Argos to shut on Boxing Day

Sainsbury's and Argos to shut on Boxing Day

Sainsbury's and Argos to shut on Boxing Day

13 September 2021

Supermarket Sainsbury's has confirmed it will keep closed all stores on Boxing Day, including its Argos branches, to give staff a festive break.


Santa Fun Run is attracting sponsors

Santa Fun Run is attracting sponsors

Santa Fun Run is attracting sponsors

31 August 2021

Christmas may be months away but Stamford Striders and rotary club volunteers are busy preparing for a festive fun run.


Jigsaw festival offers puzzlers fun

Jigsaw festival offers puzzlers fun

Jigsaw festival offers puzzlers fun

24 August 2021

All the pieces are now in place for the second Rutland Jigsaw Festival.


Date announced for Santa run

Date announced for Santa run

Date announced for Santa run

19 August 2021

A community group has announced the date for its Santa Fun Run.


Supermarket staff welcome Boxing Day closure

Supermarket staff welcome Boxing Day closure

Supermarket staff welcome Boxing Day closure

10 August 2021

One of the UK's largest supermarkets is set to remain closed on Boxing Day, a move being welcomed by many who say key workers deserve a break.


Council looks ahead to festive season

Council looks ahead to festive season

Council looks ahead to festive season

02 May 2021

While it was only a few months ago people took down their Christmas decorations, Stamford Town Council is looking ahead to the festive season.


Christmas trees sparkle despite start of spring

Christmas trees sparkle despite start of spring

Christmas trees sparkle despite start of spring

08 March 2021

While most people put away their Christmas decorations on the Twelfth Night, a Stamford hotel is still looking as festive as ever.


Appeal raises £10,000 for hospice

Appeal raises £10,000 for hospice

Appeal raises £10,000 for hospice

20 January 2021

An appeal which took the place of an event cancelled by coronavirus has raised more than £10,000.


Volunteers serve up a large helping of cheer

Volunteers serve up a large helping of cheer

Volunteers serve up a large helping of cheer

01 January 2021

On Christmas Day more than 270 free meals and treats packages were given to residents in Stamford.


Firefighters deliver 400 presents

Firefighters deliver 400 presents

Firefighters deliver 400 presents

30 December 2020

Fire and rescue services took on a new operation to spread Christmas cheer in Rutland.


Appeal for witnesses of assault in supermarket car park on Boxing Day

Appeal for witnesses of assault in supermarket car park on Boxing Day

Appeal for witnesses of assault in supermarket car park on Boxing Day

28 December 2020

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm to a driver in a supermarket car park on Boxing Day.


Dad raises thousands from Santa Claus tour

Dad raises thousands from Santa Claus tour

Dad raises thousands from Santa Claus tour

27 December 2020

A dad raised more than £2,000 for five good causes when he toured the streets of Bourne dressed as Santa.


Another blow for hospitality

Another blow for hospitality

Another blow for hospitality

26 December 2020

Restaurant owners have faced another challenge as they watched their businesses move from tier 2 to tier 4 in a matter of days.


Display showcases 12 Days of Christmas

Display showcases 12 Days of Christmas

Display showcases 12 Days of Christmas

25 December 2020

A church display is showcasing the 12 Days of Christmas.


Second Helpings releases Christmas video

Second Helpings releases Christmas video

Second Helpings releases Christmas video

25 December 2020

Now that you've watched the Queen's Christmas message, here's something more local to offer cheer.


Step into Christmas with this festive quiz

Step into Christmas with this festive quiz

Step into Christmas with this festive quiz

25 December 2020

We are bringing you a festive quiz testing your knowledge on all things Christmas.


Video: The River Welland has burst its banks through Stamford

Video: The River Welland has burst its banks through Stamford

Video: The River Welland has burst its banks through Stamford

25 December 2020

This video taken on Christmas morning shows the scene in Stamford town centre after the River Welland burst its banks.


Stamford Meadows Christmas day 2020 floods: in pictures

Stamford Meadows Christmas day 2020 floods: in pictures

Stamford Meadows Christmas day 2020 floods: in pictures

25 December 2020

The flooded meadows in Stamford proved a spectacle for those out for a Christmas morning stroll.


Christmas attraction forced to close

Christmas attraction forced to close

Christmas attraction forced to close

25 December 2020

A popular attraction has temporarily closed after the tier rule made it impossible to operate.


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