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Flying Scotsman steams through area

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.


Take a trip down memory lane

Take a trip down memory lane

Take a trip down memory lane

25 September 2021

Delve into the past of Stamford, Rutland, Bourne and The Deepings with Mercury Memories.


Looking back over our archives

Looking back over our archives

Looking back over our archives

19 September 2021

A bid to save Stamford Museum from closure fails - this and other stories in our Mercury Memories.


Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

11 September 2021

From Princess Anne winning the title of royal European champion at Burghley to a heroic rescue, read about what was going on in years gone by.


Your guide to Heritage Open Days

Your guide to Heritage Open Days

Your guide to Heritage Open Days

10 September 2021

Heritage Open Days will be taking place over the next week to showcase the history held in our streets.


Devastating fall in girls' happiness warns Girlguiding UK

Devastating fall in girls' happiness warns Girlguiding UK

Devastating fall in girls' happiness warns Girlguiding UK

07 September 2021

The happiness of girls continues to decline dramatically, says the well-respected charity, which is now insisting the government take action.


50 years ago The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived in Stamford

50 years ago The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived in Stamford

50 years ago The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived in Stamford

05 September 2021

Delve into the past of Stamford, Rutland, Bourne and The Deepings with Mercury Memories.


50 years ago Princess Anne was preparing for first Burghley Horse Trials

50 years ago Princess Anne was preparing for first Burghley Horse Trials

50 years ago Princess Anne was preparing for first Burghley Horse Trials

30 August 2021

Every week, as Britain's oldest continuously published newspaper, the Rutland & Stamford Mercury publishes articles from our archive.


Steam locomotive 'Singapore' commemorates release of POWs

Steam locomotive 'Singapore' commemorates release of POWs

Steam locomotive 'Singapore' commemorates release of POWs

28 August 2021

A railway museum is holding a special steam open day to mark the liberation of Far Eastern prisoners of war at the end of the Second World War.


Take a trip down memory lane

Take a trip down memory lane

Take a trip down memory lane

21 August 2021

Delve into the past of Stamford, Rutland, Bourne and The Deepings with Mercury Memories.


This week in history from the Mercury archive

This week in history from the Mercury archive

This week in history from the Mercury archive

15 August 2021

The Mercury publishes its Mercury Memories every week, thanks to the support of the Stamford Mercury Archive Trust.


Town's tribute to Formula 1 glory unveiled

Town's tribute to Formula 1 glory unveiled

Town's tribute to Formula 1 glory unveiled

13 August 2021

A neglected flowerbed has been transformed into a tribute to Bourne's illustrious motor racing legacy and its railway past.


Delve into the past with Mercury Memories

Delve into the past with Mercury Memories

Delve into the past with Mercury Memories

07 August 2021

From a day-light robbery to plans for hundreds of homes, read about what was happening in years gone by.


Take a trip down memory lane

Take a trip down memory lane

Take a trip down memory lane

01 August 2021

Delve into the past of Stamford, Rutland, Bourne and The Deepings with Mercury Memories.


Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

24 July 2021

From sightings of a lynx-like cat to the closure of a struggling town centre pub, read about what was happening in years gone by.


Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

19 July 2021

Delve into the past of Stamford, Rutland, Bourne and The Deepings with Mercury Memories.


Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

03 July 2021

From burglars causing £5,000 of damage to the time it would take to get a private telephone, read about what was happening in years gone by.


Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

26 June 2021

Delve into the past of Stamford, Rutland, Bourne and The Deepings with Mercury Memories.


How much would it cost to go to Hogwarts in real life?

How much would it cost to go to Hogwarts in real life?

How much would it cost to go to Hogwarts in real life?

24 June 2021

Ahead of tonight's Harry Potter Book Night, and with London's new magical exhibition weeks away, we dive into J.K. Rowling's wizarding world.


Has Covid killed off birthday cake candles?

Has Covid killed off birthday cake candles?

Has Covid killed off birthday cake candles?

22 June 2021

With parents worried about spreading Covid at parties, and a no-blow candle in production, has the pandemic ended the tradition of candles on cakes?


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