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One man’s need for speed that created a motor-racing legacy

One man’s need for speed that created a motor-racing legacy

One man’s need for speed that created a motor-racing legacy

25 October 2020

Raymond Mays was the driving force behind Bourne's motor racing car industry. We take a look at his extraordinary life and work.


Frank Newbon's History of Stamford welcomes 5,000th member

Frank Newbon's History of Stamford welcomes 5,000th member

Frank Newbon's History of Stamford welcomes 5,000th member

25 October 2020

Stamford cobbler Frank Newbon - who lived and worked in the town a century ago - is celebrating a new milestone.


New book traces terrace’s history

New book traces terrace’s history

New book traces terrace’s history

23 October 2020

Have you ever wondered who lived in your house in the years before you?


Lose yourself in nostalgia with the latest Mercury Memories feature

Lose yourself in nostalgia with the latest Mercury Memories feature

Lose yourself in nostalgia with the latest Mercury Memories feature

30 August 2020

Good times are returning to Stamford town centre as a host of new shops open for business.


Do you recognise these pupils?

Do you recognise these pupils?

Do you recognise these pupils?

15 August 2020

Jack Bone sent in this delightful photo taken at St John's School at Scotgate, Stamford, on May Day in about 1950.


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


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).


Take a look back in time through the pages of the Mercury

Take a look back in time through the pages of the Mercury

Take a look back in time through the pages of the Mercury

13 July 2020

Britain's oldest continuously published newspaper has an amazing archive managed by the Stamford Mercury Archive Trust.


Memories from the Stamford Mercury newspaper archive

Memories from the Stamford Mercury newspaper archive

Memories from the Stamford Mercury newspaper archive

21 June 2020

Britain's oldest continuously published newspaper has an amazing archive managed by the Stamford Mercury Archive Trust.


Take a trip down memory lane

Take a trip down memory lane

Take a trip down memory lane

16 June 2020

Britain's oldest continuously published newspaper has an amazing archive managed by the Stamford Mercury Archive Trust.


Mercury Memories

Mercury Memories

Mercury Memories

05 April 2020

Explore this time of year as it was in times past through the pages of the Mercury.


Looking back over the years with our Mercury Memories

Looking back over the years with our Mercury Memories

Looking back over the years with our Mercury Memories

15 March 2020

Here we look back on articles we published 10 years ago; 25 years ago; 50 years ago; 100 years ago; 150 years ago and 200 years ago.


Burghley House opens for a special season on Saturday

Burghley House opens for a special season on Saturday

Burghley House opens for a special season on Saturday

13 March 2020

2020 marks the 500th anniversary of William Cecil's birth


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

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

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

08 March 2020

Here we look back on articles we published 10 years ago; 25 years ago; 50 years ago; 100 years ago; 150 years ago and 200 years ago.


Plenty to see and do at Nene Valley Railway this weekend

Plenty to see and do at Nene Valley Railway this weekend

Plenty to see and do at Nene Valley Railway this weekend

06 March 2020

The last pannier class locomotive to be built is to be commemorated at Nene Valley Railway this weekend.


Chance to hear Genesis tribute at Bourne Corn Exchange on Friday

Chance to hear Genesis tribute at Bourne Corn Exchange on Friday

Chance to hear Genesis tribute at Bourne Corn Exchange on Friday

05 March 2020

Celebrate the music of Genesis from the late 1970s onwards at Bourne Corn Exchange on Friday.


The Seagull to be performed by Stamford Shoestring Theatre at Stamford Arts Centre this week

The Seagull to be performed by Stamford Shoestring Theatre at Stamford Arts Centre this week

The Seagull to be performed by Stamford Shoestring Theatre at Stamford Arts Centre this week

01 March 2020

Stamford Shoestring Theatre to perform the great comedy The Seagull this week at Stamford Arts Centre.


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

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

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

01 March 2020

Here we look back on articles we published 10 years ago; 25 years ago; 50 years ago; 100 years ago; 150 years ago and 200 years ago.


Popular songs from the 1950s and 60s will fill Stamford Corn Exchange on Saturday

Popular songs from the 1950s and 60s will fill Stamford Corn Exchange on Saturday

Popular songs from the 1950s and 60s will fill Stamford Corn Exchange on Saturday

28 February 2020

Step back to the 1950s and 60s at Stamford Corn Exchange on Saturday.


Disco the night away to the good old vinyl classics at Stamford Arts Centre on Friday

Disco the night away to the good old vinyl classics at Stamford Arts Centre on Friday

Disco the night away to the good old vinyl classics at Stamford Arts Centre on Friday

27 February 2020

Dress up and get into the groove for a disco for grown-ups at Stamford Arts Centre on Friday.


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