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New book sheds light on village life a century ago

New book sheds light on village life a century ago

New book sheds light on village life a century ago

The author of a newly published book used the Stamford Mercury Archive to access information for the work.


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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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


Mercury Memories

Mercury Memories

Mercury Memories

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

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

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


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