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Recent crash site is ‘a death trap’

Recent crash site is ‘a death trap’

A former councillor has called for changes to be made at a crossroads between Stamford and Bourne.


Shining a light on men's health

Shining a light on men's health

A Christmas lights display is helping men to beat cancer.


Model railway club create layout for children's Christmas

Model railway club create layout for children's Christmas

Members of a model railway club spent the weekend building a working layout for children with disabilities.


Rutland gardener recognised as one of Britain's top young designers

Rutland gardener recognised as one of Britain's top young designers

A gardening magazine has praised designer Nicola Oakey


Woman broke hip on loose town ‘cobbles’

Woman broke hip on loose town ‘cobbles’

'Hazardous' stone road surfacing is blamed for a serious injury that a new grandmother has sustained.


Bus service between towns is 'diabolical' as petition is launched to save another service

Bus service between towns is 'diabolical' as petition is launched to save another service

A woman has hit out at the bus service between Stamford and Oakham as a petition is launched to save another between Stamford and Peterborough.


Langtoft homes ‘needed’ to fund barn repairs

Langtoft homes ‘needed’ to fund barn repairs

A leading councillor says more needs to be done to save our heritage.


Video: Huge fire in Stamford

Video: Huge fire in Stamford

Firefighters worked through the night to bring a large building blaze under control.


Andy’s creations help with sensitive task

Andy’s creations help with sensitive task

An inventor's latest creation is undergoing an approval process by the NHS before mass production.


Card Factory set to open in Bourne

Card Factory set to open in Bourne

A major greetings card retailer has started advertising for staff in Bourne.


Neighbours attack council after dog kennels plan is approved

Neighbours attack council after dog kennels plan is approved

District councillors have rejected claims by neighbours that dogs would be too much of a nuisance at a dog kennels operation.


Argos is closing town store

Argos is closing town store

The announcement two weeks before Christmas has come as a shock to employees.


New supermarket and cinema on the cards for town

New supermarket and cinema on the cards for town

Town officials are working on proposals which they hope to have ready next Spring.


Inca the rhea is spotted again

Inca the rhea is spotted again

Mercury reader Adrian Gombault was surprised to see Inca in one of the country lanes to the east of Stamford.


Pollution fears at new homes site

Pollution fears at new homes site

Residents with concerns about potentially contaminated land at Elsea Park in Bourne have 'not had their questions answered adequately’.


'Ugly' barriers replaced in town square

'Ugly' barriers replaced in town square

A plastic barrier which was in a town square for a year has finally been replaced.


Festive fun in Santa's grotto

Festive fun in Santa's grotto

A library’s festive fun day saw children meet Father Christmas in his grotto and listen to Mrs Claus’ story readings.


Photos: The Stamford Santa Fun Run at Burghley Park

Photos: The Stamford Santa Fun Run at Burghley Park

An incredible 1,500 people took part in a festive fundraising event - each one dressed as Father Christmas.


First café becomes a plastic-free champion

First café becomes a plastic-free champion

Café Black in Stamford have become a plastic-free champion for taking steps to reduce single-use plastic.


‘Strong feelings’ against Langtoft homes

‘Strong feelings’ against Langtoft homes

SKDC planning officers are recommending councillors oppose a housing scheme in Langtoft.


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