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DON’T forget to pick up your Mercury today for the latest news from Stamford, the Deepings, Bourne and Rutland.

Lincolnshire County Council has announced a £500,000 fund to help groups and businesses take over day centre services, including the Stamford Day Centre and the Stamford and Bourne Learning Disability Services.

Moving tributes have been paid to Ryhall United footballer Jonny Hewing who died on Saturday.

Stamford mother Lorna Lewthwaite says she is “pleased” that road safety improvements are to start on the section of the A1 where her son died.

Two Morton men are jailed for supplying cannabis.

First-time buyers will get a leg-up onto the housing ladder with South Kesteven District Council’s local authority mortgage scheme.

In Stamford, the district council throws its weight behind 25-acre business park which could create hundreds of jobs.

In Bourne, the district council makes £80,000 available for businesses to revamp their shopfronts.

And in Rutland, taxpayers have to foot the bill for the disgraceful dumping of 120 tyres near the Stoke Dry crossroads.

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