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Record-breaking Empingham’s run blitz in charge for title

Record-breaking Empingham’s run blitz helps to fire title charge

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Visitors enjoy the Exton craft and produce show

Big crowds enjoy Exton’s 31st produce and craft show

A large crowd of visitors headed to Exton to enjoy the village’s 31st produce and craft show.

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Jamie Dumford top scored with 70 for Uppingham in Saturday's win.

Last wicket pair deny Uppingham maximum points haul

Uppingham Town gained the lions share of the points from their Leicestershire League Division One clash with Houghton and Thurnby on Saturday.

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Test star Dane Vilas fails to inspire Uffington in derby defeat to Ufford Park

Test star Dane Vilas fails to inspire Uffington in derby defeat to Ufford Park

South African star Dane Vilas was unable to inspire Uffington to a derby victory in Division Two of the Rutland League on Sunday.

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Colin Furze

Colin Furze’s underground bunker in Stamford wins category on George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces Shed of the Year on Channel 4

A Stamford man has been selected as one of the first category winners in the 2017 Cuprinol Shed of the Year competition.

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Men in Sheds project gets a cash boost

A building society has donated £4,666 to help the work of Age UK’s Men in Sheds project in Oakham.

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Caretaker boss Brownhill praises players after Oakham’s first win

Caretaker boss Kai Brownhill heaped praise on his players as a rollercoaster week for the Rutland club ended with their first United Counties League Division One victory of the season on Saturday.

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James Bedford

James returns to roots as Mercury sports editor

James Bedford has returned to his roots and has this week taken up the post of sports editor for the Rutland and Stamford Mercury and its sister titles the Rutland Times and the Bourne Local.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Lieutenant colonel Jim Skelton

Soldiers march into barracks

A proud Army regiment which boasts 57 Victoria Crosses are marching into Kendrew Barracks in Cottesmore.

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View of Rutland Water taken at Barnsdale.
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Wildlife stars set to thrill at Birdfair

Wildlife TV presenters will entertain visitors at the annual Birdfair at Rutland Water which starts today

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Jennifer Daw, Freya Menzies and Lydia Simms celebrate their A-level results

A-level results: Harington School students gain Cambridge and Oxford entry grades

An ecstatic student is heading to Cambridge to study veterinary medicine while her Harington School classmate is going to Oxford to study chemistry.

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Train service could be axed

Train passengers will no longer be able to travel between Oakham Railway Station and London if new proposals go ahead.

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A-level results: Oakham School celebrates another set of excellent results

Oakham School is celebrating another set of excellent exam results, with an impressive 37 students having achieved straight A* or A grades.

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A-level results: Rutland County College goes out on a high

Students at Rutland County College went out on a high as the sixth form celebrated its final A-level results day today (Thursday, August 17).

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A-level results: Top results for Stamford Endowed Schools

Students at the Stamford Endowed Schools - Stamford School (boys) and Stamford High School (girls) - are again delighted with some strong A- level examination results.

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Oakham Utd manager Will Moody

Axed boss Will Moody shocked by Oakham United sacking

Axed Oakham boss Will Moody admitted he was left shocked after being sacked by the United Counties League Division One side on Tuesday night.

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Crowds enjoy the antiques fair at Rutland County Showground

Rutland antique fair hit with crowds

Enthusiasts enjoyed browsing at an antiques fair held at Rutland County Showground.

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Braunston Flower Show. By Lee Hellwing,

Flower show attracts crowds

Villagers turned out in force at an annual flower show on Saturday which attracted 400 entrants.

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Visitors at the Great Casterton celebration event

Crowds enjoy garden party fun at church

Crowds of visitors enjoyed a celebratory garden party at a village church.

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