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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Tree Gillions pictured with daughter Willow and son Milo

Mum takes on supermarket over trolley safety concerns

A mum-of-two whose young son narrowly escaped injurywhen a supermarket trolley toppled over said she is delighted to hear safety improvements are planned.

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Joules

Joules to open new Stamford store this week – and those first in the queue will win vouchers

Lifestyle brand Joules will open its new shop at 14 High Street, Stamford at 9.30am on Thursday.

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Oakham Tesco store manager Andy Mears, winner Polly Dudin, and Tescos community champion Hollie Hilton

Polly’s design is printed on Tesco bags

A picture of healthy vegetables keeping fit and playing sport is to be seen by thousands of Tesco customers after being selected as the design for new shopping bags at the Oakham store.

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Severn Trent to invest £1.5m in Oakham water pipes

Severn Trent is investing around £1.5m in new water pipes in Oakham as part of a project that will provide a reliable water supply for the town for years to come.

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’Pointless’ work performance reviews driving workers to tears

’Pointless’ work performance reviews driving workers to tears

Most workers believe that performance reviews are a waste of time, a new study has found.

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St Mary's Hill, the Town Bridge, Wharf Road junction and High Street St Martin'sare all set to be affected by roadworks

A month’s worth of roadworks on major route through Stamford to begin next week

Roadworks are set to start on Monday on one of the ‘busiest routes through Stamford town centre’ and will last a month.

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35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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Sales rose over Christmas at the Central England Co-operative stores.

Central England Co-operative saw its sales soar over Christmas

A retailer with hundreds of stores across the east of England is celebrating a successful Christmas.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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Burghley House and deer EMN-170301-152759001

Visit Burghley House again and again with new added-value ticket

Regular visitors to Burghley House near Stamford will be able to take advantage of a new added-value ticket for 2017 - offering free return visits throughout the same year.

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