What’s in your Mercury this week

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DON’T forget to pick up your copy of the Mercury this week for all the latest news from where you live.

In this week’s edition: concerns for businesses, crops and gardens are rife after Anglian Water announces a hosepipe ban in Stamford, Bourne and the Deepings.

The new chief executive of Stamford Hospital, Dr Peter Reading, says the future is bright despite financial worries.

Two men deny stealing £1,000 at knifepoint from a Londis store in Langtoft.

The Mercury’s fight for safety measures at a busy junction continues despite Peterborough City Council’s rejection of our calls for a stop sign.

An inquest hears how Market Overton father Max Wilson stabbed himself in the heart during an argument with his girlfriend.

Nine-year-old Edward from Bisbrooke follows in his family’s footsteps by becoming a clown.

And Bourne United Charities consider town councillor Helen Powell’s bid to build a bandstand in the Memorial Gardens.

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