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Concrete facility proposed

Concrete facility proposed

A quarry company has submitted a planning application to construct a concrete block manufacturing facility in Colsterworth.


Anger as dogs banned from Oakham Cemetery

Anger as dogs banned from Oakham Cemetery

A dog owner is furious her pooch has been banned from a cemetery she has been visiting for 50 years.


100 extra parking spaces for Stamford

100 extra parking spaces for Stamford

A hundred new parking spaces are to be provided in Stamford to help boost trade, it has emerged.


Academy to turn yellow for rare disease

Academy to turn yellow for rare disease

Milo and Wren Rhodes are both pupils at Brooke Hill Academy in Oakham and suffer from progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis.


Spaniel Hattie is Crufts contender

Spaniel Hattie is Crufts contender

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but for cocker spaniel Hattie that’s simply not the case.


Coronavirus: hand gel, soap and tissues sales soar

Coronavirus: hand gel, soap and tissues sales soar

Concerns about coronavirus have resulted in some shops selling out of stock.


Photo competition winners receive their prizes

Photo competition winners receive their prizes

The winners of the High Sheriff’s Capture Rutland photography competition have received their prizes.


Friends celebrate a dream come true

Friends celebrate a dream come true

Two friends are celebrating their "dream come true" after 16 years.


Opening date revealed for new shop

Opening date revealed for new shop

Brook Taverner has revealed the date it will open in Stamford's High Street.


Bowls club members told not to shake hands at matches

Bowls club members told not to shake hands at matches

The management at an indoor bowls club is doing its bit to prevent the spread of coronavirus and other illnesses.


Firm warns of redundancies as 200 jobs are axed

Firm warns of redundancies as 200 jobs are axed

A company says it will make 100 redundancies and another 100 positions will not be refilled in order to make cost savings.


Saving the planet with sustainable fashion

Saving the planet with sustainable fashion

A men's clothing sale kick-started a huge charity fundraiser in Rutland.


Nala is going to be the cover star of a magazine

Nala is going to be the cover star of a magazine

Nala the pomapoo is going to be the cover star of one of the most popular dog magazines in Britain.


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.


‘Thanks to strangers who saved my thumb’

‘Thanks to strangers who saved my thumb’

A man who nearly lost his thumb to a terrible accident wants to thank the mystery people who helped him.


'Rutland is a county under threat'

'Rutland is a county under threat'

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) Rutland’s alternative vision for development has been launched at a meeting.


Climate change activist believes ‘we have 10 years to do something’

Climate change activist believes ‘we have 10 years to do something’

Maggie Bentley is a familiar face in Stamford's High Street as part of Fridays for Future.


Age is no barrier for runner Morag

Age is no barrier for runner Morag

Morag Roberts, 76 from Stamford, is taking part in the London Marathon for for the fifth time.


'Barnack on Sea' brings sunshine to rainy days

'Barnack on Sea' brings sunshine to rainy days

It might not be the right weather for gardening or the beach, but Iris Payne won let Storm Jorge keep her indoors.


Man involved in wine bar crash was 'sorry'

Man involved in wine bar crash was 'sorry'

A son has fulfilled his father’s wish by issuing an apology to those who were injured when he suffered a heart attack at the wheel.


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