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Crime figures: what's going down in the criminal world?

Crime figures: what's going down in the criminal world?

Burglary and anti-social behaviour are two types of crimes that have fallen since last year, according to the latest police figures.


New chapter for arts centre

New chapter for arts centre

A former town hall, magistrates' court, fire station and covered market is taking shape as a town arts venue.


'Lead thieves will not win'

'Lead thieves will not win'

A photograph taken in the aftermath of a lead theft at Stephen's Church in Etton has won an award.


Town could hold Sunday market

Town could hold Sunday market

A Sunday market in Bourne could be held on a trial basis on three or four occasions this Summer to see if it is a hit.


The Mercury publishes its Mercury Memories every week, thanks to the support of the Stamford Mercury Archive Trust

The Mercury publishes its Mercury Memories every week, thanks to the support of the Stamford Mercury Archive Trust

Here we look back on articles we published 10 years ago; 25 years ago; 50 years ago; 100 years ago, 150 years ago and 200 years ago.


Donation helps school get new vehicle

Donation helps school get new vehicle

A rotary club has raised money to help buy a wheelchair accessible minibus.


Inventor Colin meets Del Boy for TV show

Inventor Colin meets Del Boy for TV show

Colin Furze met David Jason, who is best known for playing Del Boy in Only Fools and Horses, for a television programme.


Town 'betrayed' as cycle festival cancelled this year

Town 'betrayed' as cycle festival cancelled this year

A cycling festival in Bourne that was hailed a huge success in 2019 will likely not go ahead this year.


‘Shut doors to protect planet’

‘Shut doors to protect planet’

An environmental campaigner is calling for shops in Stamford to close their doors to save energy.


Businesses expand to create new jobs

Businesses expand to create new jobs

Two businesses have joined forces to help them expand.


Homes approved on allotment site

Homes approved on allotment site

A 40-home development has been granted planning permission.


Lovely lunch club celebrates anniversary

Lovely lunch club celebrates anniversary

A club celebrated its first anniversary with a Valentine's Day-themed lunch.


Soft play centre set for reopening

Soft play centre set for reopening

The owner of a new soft play centre has revealed her plans for the business.


Art is of an ‘amazing standard’

Art is of an ‘amazing standard’

Artwork of an “amazingly high standard” by the young people of Rutland has gone on display at Rutland County Museum.


Youngsters have a wizard time at Harry Potter event

Youngsters have a wizard time at Harry Potter event

Hundreds of Muggles flew in to Deepings Library on Saturday to enjoy broomstick lessons and other magical events.


Stamford Library's Harry Potter day is truly magical

Stamford Library's Harry Potter day is truly magical

Children took part in annual Harry Potter event.


Dad vows to continue fight to change assisted dying law

Dad vows to continue fight to change assisted dying law

A father with motor neurone disease has vowed to continue his fight to change the law on assisted dying after his legal challenge failed.

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Mercury Memories looks back at articles we published 10 years ago; 25 years ago; 50 years ago; 100 years ago; 150 years ago and 200 years ago

Mercury Memories looks back at articles we published 10 years ago; 25 years ago; 50 years ago; 100 years ago; 150 years ago and 200 years ago

The Mercury publishes its Mercury Memories each week, thanks to the support of the Stamford Mercury Archive Trust.


Concerns over town car park plans

Concerns over town car park plans

The sale of land at Stamford Hospital has ignited fears about the height of a two-storey car park and charging.


Expansion plans for food project

Expansion plans for food project

A food waste project could expand into a new town.


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