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Access to the news during Coronavirus outbreak

During this unprecedented time, many readers will not be in a position to be able to buy a newspaper. To help, Iliffe Media have developed the IM News app which can be downloaded for free and read on either your phone or tablet.

The IM News app contains the latest breaking news from our journalists as well as digital versions of the Rutland and Stamford Mercury and is available for free for a month.

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Illustrator to launch new colouring book

Illustrator to launch new colouring book

Illustrator to launch new colouring book

Katie Cardew is launching an activity book to help keep children entertained during coronavirus lockdown.


Another coronavirus death confirmed at Peterborough City Hospital

Another coronavirus death confirmed at Peterborough City Hospital

Another coronavirus death confirmed at Peterborough City Hospital

Another person has died at Peterborough City Hospital after testing positive for coronavirus.


Minor injuries unit to close

Minor injuries unit to close

Minor injuries unit to close

Staff from Stamford Hospital are being redeployed to support the Covid-19 response at Peterborough City Hospital.


Council asks people to help friends and family leaving hospital

Council asks people to help friends and family leaving hospital

Council asks people to help friends and family leaving hospital

People have been asked to help their recovered loved ones leave hospital to reduce pressure on NHS services and free up beds.


'Stay off the roads' urge health chiefs

'Stay off the roads' urge health chiefs

'Stay off the roads' urge health chiefs

They are also warning people not to head for the east coast over the Easter holiday.


Mum's 40-mile charity challenge during lockdown

Mum's 40-mile charity challenge during lockdown

Mum's 40-mile charity challenge during lockdown

A kind-hearted mum has spent her daily exercise time in the lead-up to her 40th birthday walking 40 miles for charity.


Supermarket to lift restrictions on Easter eggs

Supermarket to lift restrictions on Easter eggs

Supermarket to lift restrictions on Easter eggs

A supermarket, which has branches in Stamford and Bourne, will lift product restrictions on some items including Easter eggs on Sunday.


Nominate your Citizen of the Week!

Nominate your Citizen of the Week!

Nominate your Citizen of the Week!

We have launched our Citizen of the Week award to highlight the selfless efforts of special individuals during the coronavirus pandemic.


Get your crayons out and show your appreciation for our NHS heroes

Get your crayons out and show your appreciation for our NHS heroes

Get your crayons out and show your appreciation for our NHS heroes

Show your appreciation for our NHS heroes by colouring our page


Video: fit and flexible! More exercises for readers in lockdown

Video: fit and flexible! More exercises for readers in lockdown

Video: fit and flexible! More exercises for readers in lockdown

We're into our second 'stay at home' week and there's a lot to be gained from gentle stretching and flexing.


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