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Winning two Mercury Business Awards last year elevated Acorn Childcare Centre in Stamford to another level

A childcare centre has encouraged businesses to enter the Mercury Business Awards 2018 saying the benefits of taking part were great.

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Lottery winners Jim and Maureen Emerton mark the 50th winner of the �20,000 Loto raffle in Lincolnshire. Photo: 0190A

£9,561,853 Lotto prize unclaimed in South Kesteven

National Lottery operators Camelot say there is a winning ticket worth £9.5M that is unclaimed in South Kesteven.

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Morrisons petrol station in Stamford closed

Morrisons petrol station in Stamford closed

Morrisons petrol station in Stamford is closed because of ‘technical issues’.

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Top bosses at South Kesteven District Council at risk as redundancies sought

Senior council managers at South Kesteven District Council may face the axe as the council plans a restructure of its senior management team.

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Modern day slavery.

Lincolnshire businesses to be warned about modern slavery

A senior manager who was threatened by traffickers after exposing slavery in his factory will be the keynote speaker at an event aimed at helping businesses protect themselves from the risks of modern slavery.

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WIT-107 WO Poulton leaving station'WO Steven Poulton, A4 Force Headquarters Warrant Officer Escorted off RAF Wittering on his final working day.

Airman retires after 39 years of service

Almost 39 years of unbroken service to the RAF came to an end when Warrant Officer Steve Poulton set off for retirement.

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Top earners at South Kesteven District Council revealed

Top earners at South Kesteven District Council revealed

Four top bosses at South Kesteven District Council earn more than £100,000 a year, according to the Taxpayers Alliance lobby group, while two at Rutland County Council do.

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Waitrose to ban disposable cups

Waitrose to ban disposable cups

Waitrose has announced it is to stop using disposable coffee cups.

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Coun Oliver Helmsley, Jason Allen, Ben Jones and James Frieland

Video puts county in spotlight

A new video showcasing Rutland as it has never been seen before has been launched by Discover Rutland .

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Dumbo and Babar are the latest arrivals to Bugtopia the Zoo. By Lee Hellwing.

Visitors to Rutland zoo think new arrivals are ele-phantastic

They may look like oversize guinea pigs but these adorable brothers who are the latest arrivals to Bugtopia the Zoo at Rutland Water are most closely related to 
elephants.

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Mercury Business Awards 2017'Photo: Lee Hellwing

Enter Mercury Business Awards 2018 today!

It’s symbolically unlucky but as we prepare to celebrate our 13th Mercury Business Awards, it is set to be especially lucky for 10 businesses from across the area.

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Village pub wins ‘rural Oscar’ regional award

A trip to the Houses of Parliament is the reward for the owners of popular Rutland pub The Kings Arms after winning a major accolade.

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Course in Stamford will help people who have financial worries

Course in Stamford will help people who have financial worries

A Stamford debt counselling centre is providing a free course to help people avoid financial crisis.

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South Kesteven investigates hi-tech homes

South Kesteven District Council is to explore how technology may allow the elderly remain independent for longer.

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Barclays Bank in Bourne which is to close

Barclays in Bourne to close due to ‘lack of use’

The Bourne branch of Barclays bank is to close its doors for good at the end of June due to fewer people using it.

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If you're caught behind the wheel on your phone you face a 200 fine along with six points on your licence.

Lincolnshire Police rated ‘good’

Lincolnshire Police has been rated ‘good’ in a number of areas.

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‘Yoga days’ off for Lincolnshire Police

Lincolnshire Police is to give staff two extra days off to improve their physical and mental well-being.

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Grantham and Stamford Conservatives hear “Brexit will be a spectacular success- deal or no deal”

Britain will make a “spectacular success” of Brexit, whether there is a deal with the EU or not.

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South Kesteven takes lead on insurance

Savings on its insurance bills are being sought by South Kesteven District Council.

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Marks and Spencer store opens in Bourne

Hundreds of people flocked to Bourne for the opening of the town’s new Marks and Spencer store.

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