Rutland women among country’s best business people

Two Rutland-based businesses were highly commended at the Amazon-sponsored Rural Business Awards 2017.

Oakham Castle

History of medieval Silk Road brought to life for castle visitors

A special festival to celebrate the ancient trade routes which spanned Europe and Asia take place this weekend.

Big Clean initiative continues in SKDC

Making a big difference to streets

More villages and towns are benefitting from The Big Clean’s mission to raise the street standard in South Kesteven.

History of F1 World Champions on show

History of F1 World Champions on show

Motor racing fans can glimpse a sporting trophy made from a steering wheel used by former F1 World Champion Graham Hill.


Steele makes most of early start in terrific Midweek Medal round

The Midweek Medal at Greetham Valley, played on the Lakes course, clearly favoured the early starters as the wind increased throughout the day and the top places were, in the main, taken by those going out early.

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Greetham Valley Juniors

National experience can inspire Greetham Valley youngsters

Junior organiser Liz Haughton is hoping her Greetham Valley young guns will all benefit from the experience of competing on the national stage.

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Academics are unable to end champions’ winning streak

One of the pivotal matches of the Stamford and Rutland Table Tennis League season was played this week with last year’s champions MTTG travelling to the 2016 champions Stamford School.

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Iconic Flying Scotsman was due to pass through March at lunchtime today (October 18) but has broken down at Peterborough.

Flying Scotsman investigation at Nene Valley Railway

A Flying Scotsman hauled service running between York and Peterborough was halted to prevent possible damage to the engine.

Visitors enjoy the Rocks by Rail fun

Museum unveils new rail exhibits

Visitors to a living museum on iron ore workings discovered new exhibits paid for with a £2,000 grant.

Village shop is named as one of the best

Village shop is named as one of the best

For the seventh year running, Mace Village Shop in Whissendine has been named as a top 1oo retailer by the Independent Achievers Academy

Fiona Hill and Carol Urry who are organising a Poppy Appeal

Poppy appeal relaunches in village

Fiona Hill and Carol Urry who are Poppy Appeal organisers in RyhallPhoto: Lee Hellwing

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New management team aiming to bring stability to Oakham United

Oakham United’s new management team are aiming to bring some stability to the United Counties League Division One club.

Writer Martin Lucas with Daisy and his new book

Dog owner’s first book aged 73

Martin Lucas who has penned his first bookPhoto: Lee Hellwing

Fernand Bass scored a hat-trick for Ketton in their 9-2 win at Uppingham.

Ketton are on cloud nine after crushing win in cup clash

Ketton stormed to a crushing derby victory in their PFA 
Senior Cup clash at Uppingham Town on Saturday.

Members of the Rutland Conquerers Inclusive Basketball club

Rutland Olympians scoop medals at games

Rutland Conquerers (back row) Abbie Gray, Sam Burton, Chris Southwell, Sophie Garfoot and John Smith with (front row) Edward Sowter and Josh DarlingtonPhoto: Lee Hellwing

Sarah Outen aboard her rowing board Serendipity on Rutland water - Jonathan

An evening with Sarah Outen

Globetrotter seeks film cash

A daring adventurer who travelled solo round the world is seeking £40,000 to help turn her story into a documentary film.

Community news.

Libraries launch new book range to help support people

Libraries across Rutland have launched a new range of books to help support people with long term health conditions by offering free information and guidance.

Lorna, Allan, Hanna and Lucy abseiling in London

Family abseil 585ft to raise charity funds

A brave family raised more than £3,000 by abseiling 585ft down the ArcelorMittal Orbit for charity.

Stewart Lambie is looking forward to concentrating on playing again.

Lambie relieved his duties as caretaker manager are over

Stand-in boss Stewart Lambie has admitted he’s relieved his caretaker stint at the Oakham United helm is over.

Charnwood Rutland netball

Narrow opening loss for Rutland

Charnwood Rutland seconds missed out on an opening victory in their East Midlands Regional Division Two campaign after losing by the narrowest of margins as they were beaten 38-37 by Hinchcliffe Hydraulics at Loughborough University on Sunday.

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