31 August 2020
A new climate action group has come up with a list of priorities for Stamford, helped by a survey.
11 August 2020
A display of celestial fireworks is expected to peak before dawn on Thursday as the Earth passes through a cloud of cometary dust,
08 July 2020
With heavy clouds covering the sky, Jason Richardson thought the moon would be a no show.
09 June 2020
Saturday night's 'Strawberry Moon' lived up to its name in this stunning photograph.
29 May 2020
Due to dangerous weather conditions, SpaceX Falcon 9 has been rescheduled to blast off this weekend and may be visible over the UK.
27 May 2020
History will be made when SpaceX Falcon 9 is launched from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, this is how to watch.
11 May 2020
An ex-Oakham School pupil has teamed with scientists and engineers to explain the facts behind some of the statements relating to coronavirus.
07 May 2020
Tonight's full moon (May 7) is known as the 'Flower Moon' and it will also be a 'super moon'.
27 April 2020
A two-mile-long asteroid classified by astronomers as "potentially hazardous" is set to become the largest to pass earth this year.
21 April 2020
There will be no shortage of strange lights in the sky over the next few days, from the Lyrid meteor shower to the new Space X project.
20 April 2020
The Starlink satellites are part of a growing network which will be used to beam internet down to earth.
20 April 2020
Several people report seeing strange lights in the sky last night.
06 April 2020
While the last supermoon was obscured by cloud, this week presents a fantastic opportunity to see one.
02 April 2020
A bright comet which is about half the size of the sun, will be visible in the night sky this month.
31 March 2020
The ISS will be passing over this week and is expected to be very bright
12 January 2020
Wonderful photos of the first full moon of the year were taken and sent in by Mercury reader Jason Richardson.
12 October 2019
A pre-eminent scientist and popular BBC presenter captivated pupils with talks about science and the human body.
16 July 2019
A partial lunar eclipse should be visible from Stamford and the surrounding areas from around 9pm - especially where light pollution is low.
11 July 2019
"Some disruption to power and transport possible"
19 February 2019
Anglian Water says such 'fatbergs' can be avoided