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Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, a report into the future of shopping has predicted.

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Stamford Corn Exchange Shopping Arcade gets festive with late night opening

Christmas songs will ring out during late night opening at a Stamford shopping arcade tonight (Friday).

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Crowds enjoy 110th Uppingham Christmas Fatstock Show

Hundreds of people attended the 110th Uppingham Christmas Fatstock Show today – the only one of its kind left in the country.

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Raiders thwarted by toughened glass at village hairdressers

Police are hunting two people who tried to break into a village hair salon.

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New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

Vegans and vegetarians have voiced outrage after revelations that the new £5 notes contain animal fat.

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Post Office managers’ strike set to disrupt overseas Christmas mail and parcels

Hundreds of Post Office managers are to stage a fresh strike in a dispute over pensions.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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Stamford’s new Jack Wills store opens its doors to customers

Clothing retailer Jack Wills has today opened its new store in Stamford and it is already proving popular with customers.

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More than half of shoppers unaware of online consumer rights

More than half of shoppers unaware of online consumer rights

With the Black Friday shopping bonanza approaching, a survey has found that the majority of UK shoppers don’t know that their rights differ when we shop in store and online.

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747 service between Uppingham and Leicester will be stopped in January

The 747 bus service between Leicester and Uppingham will stop running in the New Year.

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Petrol back below £1 a litre for Morrisons shoppers as supermarket slashes prices

Petrol back below £1 a litre for Morrisons shoppers as supermarket slashes prices

Morrisons has announced that from Monday, supermarket customers will pay below £1-a-litre for petrol for the first time in six months.

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Prison for landlords who fail to comply with change to rental law

Prison for landlords who fail to comply with change to rental law

From next month, landlords who do not comply with the Right to Rent scheme will face a range of possible penalties, including up to five years in prison.

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UK unemployment at 11-year low, but figures conceal problem at heart of economy, say TUC

UK unemployment at 11-year low, but figures conceal problem at heart of economy, say TUC

The latest set of labour market figures published this week show UK unemployment fell by 37,000 to 1.6 million in the three months to September, hitting an 11-year-low.

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Hatchimals are one of this Christmas' must-have toys

From Silly Sausage to the Hatchimal: meet the toys that will drive Britons to spend £1.1bn before Christmas

As she expertly navigated her hot pink Barbie hoverboard drone through a 360 degree turn, Summer gave some serious thought to why girls might be interested in ownership of a remote-controlled “boy toy”.

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Casting call for new TV show which helps you find your dream home

Led by property expert, Lucy Alexander (of Homes Under the Hammer fame), indecisive house hunters will be given the chance to find the right property for them.

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Brexit makes small businesses even more crucial to our economy

Marmite-gate might be over, but it has highlighted the increased responsibility being placed on the shoulders of small business owners in the UK.

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‘Hidden workforce’ key to growth of 5m small businesses in the UK

A hidden workforce of stay at home mums and dads could hold the key to small business growth and provide a huge boost the UK economy.

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Tickets on sale for return of Lincolnshire airshow

Tickets on sale for return of Lincolnshire airshow

Tickets are now on sale for next year’s hugely anticipated Scampton Airshow.

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Business networking meeting in Stamford will help support local charity

A Stamford business networking group is to host an open evening for local business owners.

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How to survive having a nightmare boss

How to survive having a nightmare boss

Overdemanding, unprofessional, demeaning and unrealistic, if these traits sound strikingly familiar your boss sounds like a daily office nightmare.

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