Butcher’s pork pies scoop accolade

A butcher is celebrating after coming up trumps in a pork pie competition.

The winners at the Mercury Business Awards 2016

Make time over Bank Holiday weekend to nominate a worthy firm for a Mercury Business Award

There’s just a week left to put yourself or a business you’ve been impressed by for a Mercury Business Award.

Travel news

Rutland County Council reaches compromise with Centrebus on Number 19 service between Oakham and Stamford

Rutland County Council has reached a compromise with Centrebus on the number 19 bus between Oakham and Stamford which will now be partially retained.

David Mounteney who helped set up Linecross

Celebrating 50 years of business

An engineering firm set up by two friends which went onto become a major employer in Rutland is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

Money matters

Building society takes on seven of its rival’s branches

A national building society is to take over seven branches in market towns which a rival lender is to leave.


High Street East in Uppingham to close for resurfacing work

High Street East in Uppingham is to close for resurfacing for two weeks from Monday, July 31.

Flying Scotsman near Deeping St James level crossing

Cameras ready for Flying Scotsman

It’s been more than a year since the world-famous Flying Scotsman returned to steam after a decade-long restoration but the interest doesn’t appear to be fading.

Community news.

Solicitor opens ‘collaborative family’ firm

A Rutland solicitor has opened a new office in the county to support individuals facing separation to achieve an amicable resolution.

Stephen Barker and Emily Giddings who run The Crown

Hoping to brew up successful pub

Stephen Barker and Emily Giddings at the pub


‘Ballooning is a way of life but I 
wouldn’t have it any other way’

A bright red hot air balloon peacefully floating across a perfect blue sky is one of the sure signs that Summer has arrived.


Launch of indoor market

Crowds flocked to the launch of an indoor market on Saturday.


Busy road will close for month

A section of the B668 Burley Road in Oakham is to close for four weeks starting on Monday, June 5, to allow important reconstruction work to take place.


App helps mums beat loneliness

A young mother is promoting a mobile phone app which helps to remove the isolation felt by many when babies are first born.

Latest business news from the Bury Free Press

Iliffe Media buys 13 more newspapers in Kent

Iliffe Media, new owners of the Bury Free Press, have bought another set of newspapers in Kent.

Stoney Fords Simon Watson with microbiologists Adam Divall and Emma Blackwell

Three old bottles found in Stoney Ford Brew Company’s quest

A micro-brewery which appealed for old bottles of beer with the aim of reactivating yeast strains has had three bottles donated.

Stamford. Photo: SM240712-003ow

Stamford named second best place to live in UK in Sunday Times readers’ poll

It may not come as much of a surprise to many that live in the town but Stamford has been voted the second best place to live in the UK by the Sunday Times readers.

Rutland County Council's Catmose offices in Oakham. Photo: Alan Walters EMN-150923-095025001

Plan for business centre on site of Rutland County College site

Rutland County Council has confirmed plans to convert a sixth-form centre into a brand new business centre for Rutland named in honour of former council leader Terry King.

Grant and Nathan Worthington pictured inside their new healthy food bar Aloha Food Co.

Healthy food on the go from new town business

Brothers Nathan and Grant Worthington are hoping to help people live healthier, happier lives with the opening of a new food bar in Stamford.

Rutland County College site

Rutland County Council reveals plans to convert Barleythorpe sixth form site into business centre

Rutland County Council has confirmed plans to convert a sixth-form centre into a brand new business centre for Rutland named in honour of former council leader Terry King.

Vic Uttley, from Rutland Roots

Call to buy seasonal produce to avoid ‘crisis’

Farmers and producers in the area are disproving the belief that there is a vegetable crisis.

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