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Against the odds: three next-door neighbours share birthday with the Queen

Against the odds: three next-door neighbours share birthday with the Queen

Against the odds: three next-door neighbours share birthday with the Queen

23 April 2021

'Birthday girls’ Lena Brown, Alison Couzens and Millie Reho enjoy a many-million-to-one coincidence.


'Knitting Banksy' makes heartfelt appeal

'Knitting Banksy' makes heartfelt appeal

'Knitting Banksy' makes heartfelt appeal

14 April 2021

The knitter dubbed 'Knitting Banksy' has made a heartfelt appeal: ‘Don’t vandalise the decorations’.


Magical Harry Potter book is worth £95,000

Magical Harry Potter book is worth £95,000

Magical Harry Potter book is worth £95,000

05 March 2021

At first glance it could be a paperback found in any charity shop, but this Harry Potter is a spellbinding find.


Mystery of the well at Colin Bell

Mystery of the well at Colin Bell

Mystery of the well at Colin Bell

13 February 2021

The sudden flooding of an underground well has sparked an appeal to discover the cause.


Bike display spreads the love ahead of Valentine's Day

Bike display spreads the love ahead of Valentine's Day

Bike display spreads the love ahead of Valentine's Day

08 February 2021

Stamford Flower Club members have been spreading the love with their latest decorated bicycle.


Historic pub has a lockdown ‘hairdo’

Historic pub has a lockdown ‘hairdo’

Historic pub has a lockdown ‘hairdo’

23 January 2021

Getting your hair done during lockdown is pretty much impossible - unless you happen to be a village pub.


"Why should we pay £100k for Maggie Thatcher statue party?"

"Why should we pay £100k for Maggie Thatcher statue party?"

"Why should we pay £100k for Maggie Thatcher statue party?"

05 January 2021

Plans to earmark £100,000 of taxpayers' money to cover the cost of unveiling a new Margaret Thatcher statue have been lambasted.


Mercury memories: From snowstorms to gruesome rail accidents, it's all there

Mercury memories: From snowstorms to gruesome rail accidents, it's all there

Mercury memories: From snowstorms to gruesome rail accidents, it's all there

20 December 2020

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Stamford on Wednesday to watch the final flight of the Harrier jets – only to be left disappointed.


Funny version of Hitler film is made about Stamford

Funny version of Hitler film is made about Stamford

Funny version of Hitler film is made about Stamford

04 December 2020

A parody of the film Downfall is being shared on social media about Stamford's plight as it enters tier 3.


YouTuber Colin Furze releases latest 'invention'... a jigsaw puzzle

YouTuber Colin Furze releases latest 'invention'... a jigsaw puzzle

YouTuber Colin Furze releases latest 'invention'... a jigsaw puzzle

28 October 2020

Inventor Colin Furze has added a puzzle to his madcap merchandise range.


Fish-keeper's devastation after otter empties garden pond

Fish-keeper's devastation after otter empties garden pond

Fish-keeper's devastation after otter empties garden pond

27 October 2020

An otter is thought to be to blame for killing carp and goldfish worth about £2,000.


'This is the year to buy a Rolls Royce'

'This is the year to buy a Rolls Royce'

'This is the year to buy a Rolls Royce'

26 October 2020

A former Catmose College pupil who admits he 'failed' academically has bought his first Rolls Royce at the age of 20.


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.


Town house painted completely black

Town house painted completely black

Town house painted completely black

08 October 2020

A property in Stamford now dons a stand-out look and people are wondering if its legal.


'Rude street names increase property value by £40,000'

'Rude street names increase property value by £40,000'

'Rude street names increase property value by £40,000'

18 August 2020

Homes on streets with rude names in the Stamford and Rutland area could be worth £40,000 more simply because of the snigger-inducing address.


Looking back over the years with Mercury Memories

Looking back over the years with Mercury Memories

Looking back over the years with Mercury Memories

08 August 2020

Take a stroll down Memory Lane with this week's Mercury Memories feature.


Classical music show in town churchyard would 'disrespect those buried there'

Classical music show in town churchyard would 'disrespect those buried there'

Classical music show in town churchyard would 'disrespect those buried there'

31 July 2020

A classical music fan is the latest to be refused permission to put on entertainment in a Stamford graveyard.


Sawn-off shotgun pulled out of river

Sawn-off shotgun pulled out of river

Sawn-off shotgun pulled out of river

25 July 2020

A couple who took up magnet fishing as a hobby have pulled a weapon and ammunition out of the River Welland.


Stamford inventor Colin Furze's workshop is a finalist in Cuprinol Shed of the Year competition

Stamford inventor Colin Furze's workshop is a finalist in Cuprinol Shed of the Year competition

Stamford inventor Colin Furze's workshop is a finalist in Cuprinol Shed of the Year competition

23 July 2020

The workshop where Stamford's Colin Furze creates his inventions is through to the finals of the 2020 Cuprinol Shed of the Year competition.


Pub hosts drive-in service

Pub hosts drive-in service

Pub hosts drive-in service

02 July 2020

A pub car park was packed out for the first time in months as villagers gathered for a drive-in church service.


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