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The Rutland holidaymaker who's been hooked on Yarmouth for 75 years

The Rutland holidaymaker who's been hooked on Yarmouth for 75 years

The Rutland holidaymaker who's been hooked on Yarmouth for 75 years

15 September 2021

George Bennett has holidayed in Great Yarmouth every year since first toddling on the Norfolk sands in 1946 as a four-year-old.


Holidaymakers warned to check passports after Government error

Holidaymakers warned to check passports after Government error

Holidaymakers warned to check passports after Government error

28 July 2021

Travellers are being reminded to check passports are valid following confusion with post-Brexit rules and the government's own passport checker.


Motorists 'dread driving on the motorway'

Motorists 'dread driving on the motorway'

Motorists 'dread driving on the motorway'

22 July 2021

The pandemic has knocked drivers' confidence on the road according to a new study which also found the most uncomfortable scenarios for motorists.


'A shocking month for drivers' as fuel prices rocket and staycation costs climb

'A shocking month for drivers' as fuel prices rocket and staycation costs climb

'A shocking month for drivers' as fuel prices rocket and staycation costs climb

14 July 2021

With petrol prices at an eight-year high and food prices also on the up, there's a warning about the cost to our summer plans.


Parents face £500 for children not in the correct car seat

Parents face £500 for children not in the correct car seat

Parents face £500 for children not in the correct car seat

06 July 2021

With restrictions easing and more outings on the horizon, parents are being reminded to check their children's car seats are suitable.


Why driving with hay fever risks a £5,000 fine or points on your licence

Why driving with hay fever risks a £5,000 fine or points on your licence

Why driving with hay fever risks a £5,000 fine or points on your licence

01 July 2021

With pollen counts returning to 'very high' levels, there's a warning for sufferers who plan to get behind the wheel of their car.


The camping and staycation mistakes that could cost you £2,500

The camping and staycation mistakes that could cost you £2,500

The camping and staycation mistakes that could cost you £2,500

30 June 2021

Are you packing-up to pitch-up this summer? Here are some camping rules you should be aware of, that if not followed, could cost you thousands.


9 questions drivers don't know the answer to but could lead to a fine or ban

9 questions drivers don't know the answer to but could lead to a fine or ban

9 questions drivers don't know the answer to but could lead to a fine or ban

25 June 2021

Is it illegal to drive in flip flops, with headphones or with one headlight, are among questions most 'googled' by drivers. We find the answers here:


How to avoid a £5,000 fine when loading the car this summer

How to avoid a £5,000 fine when loading the car this summer

How to avoid a £5,000 fine when loading the car this summer

15 June 2021

Incorrectly loading the car for a family holiday or day trip this summer could land you with a hefty fine or invalidate your insurance. Here's why:


Here are some ideas for your next break in the UK which will draw you back again and again

Here are some ideas for your next break in the UK which will draw you back again and again

Here are some ideas for your next break in the UK which will draw you back again and again

12 June 2021

Wittering-based Travel Counsellor Emma Savage shares her ideas for holidays in the UK.


Why Rutland makes the perfect post pandemic retreat

Why Rutland makes the perfect post pandemic retreat

Why Rutland makes the perfect post pandemic retreat

24 May 2021

With hotels and hospitality venues finally open and this week marking English Tourism Week, writer Rebecca Scrase, couldn’t wait to escape to Rutland.


Why driving with your pet could cost you £5,000

Why driving with your pet could cost you £5,000

Why driving with your pet could cost you £5,000

01 May 2021

With an increase in pet ownership since lockdown and more expected to travel with animals than before, drivers are being warned to check the rules.


This is all you need to know about Disney's new UK Magic at Sea holiday

This is all you need to know about Disney's new UK Magic at Sea holiday

This is all you need to know about Disney's new UK Magic at Sea holiday

29 April 2021

Tickets for Disney's new UK Magic at Sea holiday go on sale on Friday, but there's a Covid vaccination policy for over 18s.


Oundle named in list of top 10 off the beaten track destinations

Oundle named in list of top 10 off the beaten track destinations

Oundle named in list of top 10 off the beaten track destinations

26 March 2021

Oundle has been named in a list of the top 10 off the beaten track destinations in the UK in a list by Lonely Planet and Sony Xperia 5.


Glamping site ready to welcome guests

Glamping site ready to welcome guests

Glamping site ready to welcome guests

28 February 2021

A glamping site is preparing to be one of the first tourism businesses to reopen in April.


Just because travel isn’t possible right now doesn’t mean we can’t plan ahead and dream

Just because travel isn’t possible right now doesn’t mean we can’t plan ahead and dream

Just because travel isn’t possible right now doesn’t mean we can’t plan ahead and dream

23 January 2021

Travel Counsellor Emma Savage, based in Wittering, shares her travel news in her regular column.


Film documenting Sarah Outen's round the world adventure to be screened at Rutland County Museum on Thursday

Film documenting Sarah Outen's round the world adventure to be screened at Rutland County Museum on Thursday

Film documenting Sarah Outen's round the world adventure to be screened at Rutland County Museum on Thursday

15 January 2020

A feature film about adventurer Sarah Outen's round the world trip will be screened in Oakham on Thursday.


Travel in Swedish style at Nene Valley Railway on Sunday

Travel in Swedish style at Nene Valley Railway on Sunday

Travel in Swedish style at Nene Valley Railway on Sunday

11 January 2020

Enjoy panoramic views from a heated Swedish railcar at Nene Valley Railway on Sunday.


'Now is the time to book your Summer holiday'

'Now is the time to book your Summer holiday'

'Now is the time to book your Summer holiday'

05 January 2020

Wittering Travel Counsellor Emma Savage shares the best destinations to book for your Summer holiday this year.


Customers are already 'Lovin it' at the new McDonald's on the A1 at Colsterworth

Customers are already 'Lovin it' at the new McDonald's on the A1 at Colsterworth

Customers are already 'Lovin it' at the new McDonald's on the A1 at Colsterworth

30 October 2019

A fast food giant has opened to motorists on the A1 between Stamford and Grantham.


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