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'Concern over rising rates of Covid-19 cases nearby but Rutland remains low'

'Concern over rising rates of Covid-19 cases nearby but Rutland remains low'

'Concern over rising rates of Covid-19 cases nearby but Rutland remains low'

09 August 2020

In her latest column, Rutland and Melton MP Alicia Kearns talks about the rising Covid-19 infection rates.


'Summer feels different but even if holiday plans are cancelled there are places to enjoy'

'Summer feels different but even if holiday plans are cancelled there are places to enjoy'

'Summer feels different but even if holiday plans are cancelled there are places to enjoy'

01 August 2020

The leader of South Kesteven District Council talks about making the most of a different kind of summer in his column this week.


Severn Valley Railway provides inspiration

Severn Valley Railway provides inspiration

Severn Valley Railway provides inspiration

26 July 2020

I’ve tried to continue working on my own model railway whenever I can in lockdown, writes Market Deeping Model Railway chairman Peter Davies.


'So pleased those that make a vital contribution are getting rewarded'

'So pleased those that make a vital contribution are getting rewarded'

'So pleased those that make a vital contribution are getting rewarded'

25 July 2020

Rutland MP Alicia Kearns shares the latest in her regular column.


'Community Appeal will help our volunteer heroes continue to make a huge difference'

'Community Appeal will help our volunteer heroes continue to make a huge difference'

'Community Appeal will help our volunteer heroes continue to make a huge difference'

17 May 2020

Leader of SKDC, Kelham Cooke, talks about community support during the Covid-19 crisis in his latest column


2018 had achievements and challenges

2018 had achievements and challenges

2018 had achievements and challenges

01 January 2019

New Year message from Rutland MP Alan Duncan


Taking action to ensure Stamford thrives

Taking action to ensure Stamford thrives

Taking action to ensure Stamford thrives

01 January 2019

New Year message from South Kesteven District Council leader Matthew Lee


Looking forward to 2019 with optimism

Looking forward to 2019 with optimism

Looking forward to 2019 with optimism

01 January 2019

New Year Message from Lincolnshire County Council leader Martin Hill


A lot has been achieved over last year

A lot has been achieved over last year

A lot has been achieved over last year

01 January 2019

New Year message from Rutland County Council leader


Conservative MP Nick Boles says he voted for Theresa May to keep her job and is glad she prevailed

Conservative MP Nick Boles says he voted for Theresa May to keep her job and is glad she prevailed

Conservative MP Nick Boles says he voted for Theresa May to keep her job and is glad she prevailed

14 December 2018

"The one thing I will not countenance as your Member of Parliament is a chaotic exit without a deal"


Kirkby Underwood village fete raises cash for church and hall

Kirkby Underwood village fete raises cash for church and hall

Kirkby Underwood village fete raises cash for church and hall

16 June 2017

Summer fete organisers hope to have raised £1,700 to split between a church and a village hall.


Grantham Journal column: District council’s part of council tax bill will rise an average of £4

Grantham Journal column: District council’s part of council tax bill will rise an average of £4

Grantham Journal column: District council’s part of council tax bill will rise an average of £4

12 March 2017

Council tax bills are not something that any of us look forward to.


HAYES IN THE HOUSE: Appreciating the real value of craft

HAYES IN THE HOUSE: Appreciating the real value of craft

HAYES IN THE HOUSE: Appreciating the real value of craft

24 November 2016

I have always admired those who earn their living through practical activities such as craft, construction and engineering.


Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles tells why he backed Boris, switched to ‘political soulmate’ Gove...and resigned as minister

Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles tells why he backed Boris, switched to ‘political soulmate’ Gove...and resigned as minister

Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles tells why he backed Boris, switched to ‘political soulmate’ Gove...and resigned as minister

14 July 2016

Nick Boles, MP for Grantham and Stamford, has had a turbulent fortnight, first backing Boris Johnson as Conservative Party leader, then signing up as Michael Gove’s campaign manager. Here, he explains what happened and why he took the decision to resign from his ministerial role.


Alan Duncan: The wrong location for a large scale windfarm complex

Alan Duncan: The wrong location for a large scale windfarm complex

Alan Duncan: The wrong location for a large scale windfarm complex

02 December 2015

T he controversial application to erect an industrial windfarm at Woolfox, near Clipsham and Stretton is likely to be determined by the council planning committee shortly.


Margaret Gow: As I have said before, there is never a dull moment here!

Margaret Gow: As I have said before, there is never a dull moment here!

Margaret Gow: As I have said before, there is never a dull moment here!

01 December 2015

Great news! The gardener’s been and made a huge difference to the flower beds I can see from the windows of my flat. The contract is up soon and I have my fingers crossed that he will get the job.


Rex Needle: Tongue End was popular venue for illegal bare knuckle fights

Rex Needle: Tongue End was popular venue for illegal bare knuckle fights

Rex Needle: Tongue End was popular venue for illegal bare knuckle fights

05 July 2015

Isolated hamlet attracted huge crowds clamouring to witness secret, brutal bouts that sometimes even ended in deaths


We’re not all high - tech whizz kids so Beeb take account of the needs of the majority

We’re not all high - tech whizz kids so Beeb take account of the needs of the majority

We’re not all high - tech whizz kids so Beeb take account of the needs of the majority

29 June 2015

Bang crash wallop - fireworks a plenty, partying until the early hours, carnivals in the streets, barbecues in the back yards and joyous celebrations of national pride. But don’t panic folks, the Scots haven’t taken over from we Sassenachs – yet. It is of course American Independence Day and we don’t hold any ancient grudges do we? Unlike the House of Commons invasion force of north of the border kilts, apparently determined to take over Mr Milliband’s old job as chief point-scorer. So good luck to our Yankee friends across the pond – oh and have a nice day!


John Docker: Christmas is all behind you now so it’s time for a look back over last year - and a laugh

John Docker: Christmas is all behind you now so it’s time for a look back over last year - and a laugh

John Docker: Christmas is all behind you now so it’s time for a look back over last year - and a laugh

13 January 2015

With festive memories fading fast and the inevitable raft of seasonal disaster stories in full flow, it’s tempting to think the jollifications are over and - the preponderance of pantomimes not withstanding, one might say it’s all “behind you.” But a trawl through the tail-end Charley stories of last year reveals many a giggle to be found to kick off the new year with a chuckle or two.


John Docker: If the supply chain can genuinely knock-off 40 or 50 per cent are their profits too large?

John Docker: If the supply chain can genuinely knock-off 40 or 50 per cent are their profits too large?

John Docker: If the supply chain can genuinely knock-off 40 or 50 per cent are their profits too large?

15 December 2014

Only a matter of days to go before the big ‘rip-open’.


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