The Mercury publishes its Mercury Memories every week, taking a look at some of the stories published over the last 200 years.
The Stamford Mercury Archive Trust, a registered charity, cares for the newspaper's archive.
Here we look back on articles published 10 years ago; 25 years ago; 50 years ago; 100 years ago; 150 years ago and 200 years ago.
10 years ago
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