Queen’s award to Lord Lieutenant

A retired medical school sub dean has received a major award in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Mathematics department at Casterton Colleger Rutland win a Silver Teaching Award. By Lee Hellwing.

Casterton College Rutland maths department wins top award

Maths teachers at Casterton College Rutland are on cloud nine after scooping a national teaching award.

CCTV images of the people police want to trace

Police appeal after Oakham windows broken

Police are seeking help to trace the vandals who smashed three windows in Oakham.

Barry Walker

Wellingborough man jailed for sexually abusing girl more than two decades ago

A 48-year-old man has been jailed for 16 years for sexually abusing a girl more than two decades ago.

Police news

A47 collision update

The A47 towards Leicester from the A47/A6003 roundabout near Uppingham is now open again following a two vehicle collision this afternoon (June 21).

Police news

A47 closed following collision

The A47 towards Leicester has been closed following a collision between two vehicles afternoon (June 21).

The road is closed from the A47/A6003 roundabout near Uppingham.

Police, the ambulance service and firefighters are at the scene.

Oakham Police have urged drivers to find an alternative route.


Pop stars of ‘80s hit stage for fans

Pop stars of the 1980s turned back the clock as they took to the stage once more.


Watchmaker meets climbers

Stamford watchmaker Robert Loomes and his wife Robina Hill have visited Nepal to meet the Gurkhas who wore their watch to climb to the summit of Everest.


Writer pens her debut novel at the age of 91

A gran has proven that age is no barrier as she has published her first book as a 91-year-old.


Vandals target football club

Volunteers from a football club have been left devastated after vandals left tyre tracks on the clubs’s pitch.

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Firefighters demonstration at Oakham property

Firefighters raced into a smoke filled house to rescue a trapped casualty.

Community news.

NHS to invest in new dental surgery in contract worth £6m

People across Leicestershire and Rutland will soon benefit from improved access to local NHS dental care after NHS England Central Midlands awarded seven contracts to dental service providers, worth £6.3m annually.

Steve Duffy, chairman of the club

Sadness as vandals target football club

Staff from a football club have been left devastated after vandals left tyre tracks on the clubs’s pitch.

Janette Weedall. Submitted.

Uppingham woman completes 100k challenge wearing heels

Most people wear suitable footwear when trekking 100k - but one woman from Uppingham did it wearing high heels - after meeting famous jockey Bob Champion.


Councillor resigns as ward member

Rutland County Councillor Diana MacDuff (Con) has resigned as ward member for Ketton.


Race for Life turns Burghley Park into a sea of pink

The grounds of Burghley House were transformed into a sea of bright pink and filled with emotion for this weekend’s Race for Life events.


Schoolgirl chops of hair for cancer charity

A schoolgirl from Langtoft said goodbye to her long locks in the name of a cancer charity.

News 2

Heavy horses and crowds enjoy show

A large crowd enjoyed the fun of the 185th Rutland County Show as they made use of improved traffic access.


Tip to close for a fortnight

Cottesmore recycling centre is to close for two weeks from Monday until June 26 to allow sections of the main yard to be resurfaced.


A Summer of fun awaits at Tolethorpe

A magical evening awaits at Tolethorpe Hall after the Summer season began this week with A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Theatre and Comedy
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