The owner of a language school said his firm had a lucky escape despite thieves breaking in and stealing cash and valuables.
Stamford Academy, in High Street, was burgled on Sunday night.
Thieves got in through a rear window, broke a number of locks on cupboard doors and stole a few hundred pounds, a PlayStation 3 and a digital SLR camera.
Business owner Chris Brock was not happy with what he found on Monday morning.
But he said things could have been much worse.
He added: “There was a lot more they didn’t take that they could have stolen.
“They hadn’t thrown things around looking for other bits and pieces.”
Chris said it was fortunate that there was no-one in the building at the time.
He added: “There are a couple of weeks in the year when we take on a lot of cash as opposed to internet transactions.
“Had we not been to the bank the night before it could have been a lot worse.
“We are quite lucky in that respect.
“I don’t know if it was planned or opportunistic.
“We were fortunate there was no-one in the building that night as well.”
Chris has already installed extra security in the building and is carrying on with classes as normal.
But he said: “It could have been a hell of a lot worse.”
Police have appealed for witnesses to the theft.
If you saw anything, call 101 quoting incident 80 of September 16.