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A hate crime daily in South Kesteven

A ‘hate incident’ happens in South Kesteven every day.

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MIAMI, FL - JUNE 02:  A doctor wears a stethoscope as he see a patient for a measles vaccination during a visit to the Miami Children's Hospital on June 02, 2014 in Miami, Florida. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week announced that in the United States they are seeing the most measles cases in 20 years as they warned clinicians, parents and others to watch for and get vaccinated against the potentially deadly virus.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Negligence claims cost NHS billions in compensation

Medical negligence is costing the NHS billions of pounds, new figures have revealed.

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District can pull in more visitors says new man at helm of tourism at South Kesteven District Council

A new head of visitor economy has been appointed by South Kesteven District Council in a move to boost tourism.

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£250K funding boost to fight South Kesteven homelessness

South Kesteven has received a £250,000 government funding boost to help the district tackle the growing problem of homelessness.

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From left Callie Whelton and Kayleigh Mansfield who are organising a beauty pageant at Ryhall Village Hall. Submitted.

Ryhall woman organises pageant held in aid of charities

A Ryhall woman is organising a pageant to raise cash for a charity that is close to her heart.

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Woman jailed for four years after encouraging man to commit suicide at Rutland Water

Woman jailed for four years after encouraging man to commit suicide at Rutland Water

A 44-year-old woman who left a man to die after pulling out of a suicide pact has today been jailed for encouraging him to take his own life.

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South Kesteven councillor calls for abolition of county council

A South Kesteven district councillor is demanding Lincolnshire County Council is abolished, with unitary authorities taking its place.

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Dorothy Alexander (95)  who received the BEM from Lord Lt Toby Dennis at Bourne YC

Tributes to community stalwart Dorothy Alexander

Tributes have been paid to a Bourne woman who was dedicated to ‘giving back to the community’.

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Police are trying to curb anti-social behaviour in Thetford town centre

One injured after lorry and pickup truck collide in Baston

One person was injured in an accident in King Street Baston this morning (January 19).

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The Army First Responders team which is based at Kendrew Barracks, Cottesmore. Submitted.

Rutland and Leicestershire Army Responders win grant for new car

A team of soldiers based at Kendrew Barracks in Cottesmore who respond to 999 calls are getting a new vehicle which will help them attend incidents quicker after winning £5,000 from the Aviva Community Fund.

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Workers at Cummins in Stamford vote in favour of strike

The workers at Cummins Generator Technologies in Stamford have voted by an overwhelming 93 per cent for strike action over the failure of management to negotiate constructively over plans to shed 300 jobs.

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Bourne mum to run marathon for charity

Bourne mum to run marathon for charity

Sophie and Georgie Potts at home in BournePhoto: Lee Hellwing

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Stamford RFC players visit Leicester Tigers

Young players and their coaches from Stamford RFC shared the spotlight with Aviva Premiership rugby at Welford Road, home of the Leicester Tigers, on Saturday.

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Hegarty LLP Solicitors to sponsor popular clothes sale

Preparations are underway for a popular annual clothes sale which this year has attracted a major sponsor to enable even more funds to go to a good cause.

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OK2WAY supporters march to Rutland Couty Council offices to hand in petition. Photo: Lee Hellwing

Task group to help shape Oakham’s future

Rutland County Council is to set up a group that will help shape the future of Oakham.

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The tree which fell near Barrow on January 18 2018. Submitted.

Motorists urged to take care as wind brings trees down onto roads

Motorists are being urged to take care after reports of fallen trees, following heavy wind overnight.

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Rutland County Council proposes 4.99 per cent council tax rise

Rutland County Council’s is proposing a council tax rise of 4.99 percent for the 2018/19 financial year,

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Ruby with her reindeer

Stamford girl sells reindeer to raise charity cash

Ruby Bush, nine, raised £950 for Cancer Research UK after spending her run-up to Christmas by making and selling these cute reindeer.

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Village targeted by burglars

Village targeted by burglars

Police have increased their patrols in Rippingale in an effort to catch those responsible for an “unusual and out of character” spate of burglaries.

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Break-in at Banham sees jewellery stolen

Attempted Stamford garage burglary

There was an attempted garage burglary in Hambleton Road, Stamford yesterday (January 17)

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