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Burghley Horse Trials is going online

Burghley Horse Trials is going online

Burghley Horse Trials is going online

03 August 2020

The organisers of the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials are organising an online event to mark the weekend when the trials should have taken place.


Sophie decides on hair chop after gran's cancer diagnosis

Sophie decides on hair chop after gran's cancer diagnosis

Sophie decides on hair chop after gran's cancer diagnosis

03 August 2020

A schoolgirl has had her luscious locks chopped off to support two cancer charities.


Exotic ice cream raises funds for charity

Exotic ice cream raises funds for charity

Exotic ice cream raises funds for charity

03 August 2020

A retired man has set himself the challenge of making 64 different flavoured ice creams in 64 days.


Stamford's Colin Furze is the UK's most successful carfluencer

Stamford's Colin Furze is the UK's most successful carfluencer

Stamford's Colin Furze is the UK's most successful carfluencer

03 August 2020

Stamford's Colin Furze has topped a UK list of car influencers based on their followings on YouTube and Instagram put together byGo Compare.


Code-breaker Mary celebrates 100th birthday in style!

Code-breaker Mary celebrates 100th birthday in style!

Code-breaker Mary celebrates 100th birthday in style!

03 August 2020

A Second World War code-breaker celebrated her 100th birthday in style - with Champagne, cake, family and friends.


Lincolnshire Police increase numbers with new recruits

Lincolnshire Police increase numbers with new recruits

Lincolnshire Police increase numbers with new recruits

03 August 2020

Lincolnshire Police has 79 more officers following a successful recent recruitment campaign.


Recipe creator encourages food which is in ‘harmony with nature’

Recipe creator encourages food which is in ‘harmony with nature’

Recipe creator encourages food which is in ‘harmony with nature’

02 August 2020

A former Stamford High School pupil wants to encourage people to look more carefully at what they are eating.


Theatrical comedy to take place outside

Theatrical comedy to take place outside

Theatrical comedy to take place outside

02 August 2020

A socially distanced performance of The Importance of Being Earnest is set to be staged at Peterborough Cathedral Cloisters.


Displays aim to draw people into town

Displays aim to draw people into town

Displays aim to draw people into town

02 August 2020

Members of Oakham in Bloom joined together for their first official working party since coronavirus lockdown.


Look back through history with Mercury Memories

Look back through history with Mercury Memories

Look back through history with Mercury Memories

02 August 2020

Our memories this week include a concert at Burghley House, and a burial near Bourne which took place without consent


‘Don’t eat that!’

‘Don’t eat that!’

‘Don’t eat that!’

02 August 2020

Animal expert Karen Wild shares advice on why pets are eating items they shouldn't be.


‘Oldest’ sheep fair is cancelled as ‘people’s safety has to come first’

‘Oldest’ sheep fair is cancelled as ‘people’s safety has to come first’

‘Oldest’ sheep fair is cancelled as ‘people’s safety has to come first’

02 August 2020

One of the country’s oldest sheep fairs has been forced to cancel due to Covid-19.


Small in stature but a pillar of the community

Small in stature but a pillar of the community

Small in stature but a pillar of the community

01 August 2020

Town councillor Julie Clarke talks about her life as an engineer, businesswoman, children's author and magistrate


Established home boasts south-facing gardens

Established home boasts south-facing gardens

Established home boasts south-facing gardens

01 August 2020

A spacious family home, benefitting from a secluded position within a countryside village, is on the market.


Open studio event will help business owners bounce back

Open studio event will help business owners bounce back

Open studio event will help business owners bounce back

01 August 2020

An artist has organised an event to showcase the work of other independent business owners.


Help for those left out of work

Help for those left out of work

Help for those left out of work

01 August 2020

A charity which helps people back into work is renewing its efforts before a wave of redundancies is expected.


Golf is vital remedy for NHS consultant

Golf is vital remedy for NHS consultant

Golf is vital remedy for NHS consultant

01 August 2020

A golf course has become a crucial sanctuary from the stress of the coronavirus pandemic for a frontline doctor.


Runner completes marathons for the Samaritans

Runner completes marathons for the Samaritans

Runner completes marathons for the Samaritans

31 July 2020

A keen runner has completed the equivalent of four marathons during July to support the Samaritans.


Reports of Bourne Woods closed

Reports of Bourne Woods closed

Reports of Bourne Woods closed

31 July 2020

Officers are reported to be looking for a missing person.


Old copies of the Mercury to go under the hammer

Old copies of the Mercury to go under the hammer

Old copies of the Mercury to go under the hammer

31 July 2020

Copies of the Rutland and Stamford Mercury from the mid-1800s will be on sale with Batemans auctioneers tomorrow (Saturday, August 1).


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