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Uffington man’s call for women to be aware of ovarian cancer

A bereaved husband has put out an appeal to women to visit their GP if they display any symptoms of ovarian cancer after the devastating illness claimed the life of his wife.

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Major clean-up operation launched at St Mary's Church, Stamford, to tackle pigeon waste

Roosting pigeons leave St Mary’s Church in Stamford with £30,000 bill for huge clean-up operation

Steeplejacks and specialist cleaners have been called in to clear a huge amount of waste left in a historic Stamford church by roosting pigeons.

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Books at Whisendine Church, Rutland

Author Bill Bryson names St Andrew’s Church in Whissendine as one of his favourites

Best-selling author Bill Bryson has named a Rutland church as one of his favourite churches.

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Alan Duncan MP at 10 Downing Street. Photo: Steve Back EMN-140715-091924001

Rutland MP’s vow in wake of terror incident: ‘We will be defiant, we will carry on’

Rutland MP Alan Duncan has said tonight that ‘nothing will stop us’ following a terrorist incident in London that left four dead.

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Alan Duncan MP at 10 Downing Street. Photo: Steve Back EMN-140715-091924001

Rutland MP Sir Alan Duncan caught up in London attack

Rutland MP Sir Alan Duncan was among MPs on lockdown today (Wednesday, March 22) after a suspected terrorist incident in London.

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Colin Dexter (right) receiving Honorary Life Membership of the Old Stamfordian Club from club chairman Ian Plant.

Former Stamfordian Colin Dexter, author of the Inspector Morse books, dies

Former Stamfordian and author of the Inspector Morse series Colin Dexter has died today (Tuesday, March 21) aged 86.

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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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Snowboarder Ollie Wilson, 11, at home in Stamford with parents Phill and Julie

Rising star Ollie aims for glory at Winter Olympics

Talented young snowboarder Ollie Wilson is aiming for glory at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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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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Rosie Chattaway with Snoop at Crufts

Snoop proves he is top dog at Crufts show

Sunday proved a day to remember for an Uppingham student after her four-and-a-half-year-old cockerdor Snoop put his best paw forward to claim a prize at Crufts.

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Christening of Eileen and George Pinder in the Pinder's Circus big top on Stamford Recreation Ground

Roll up, roll up! Twins born into circus family christened in big top

There was a baptism with a difference in Stamford last week as five-month-old twins George and Eileen Pinder were christened in a big top.

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Willoughby School headteacher James Husbands and parent-governor David Conlon who are raising funds

Marathon events planned to help support Willoughby School

Parent Dave Conlon is planning a sponsored 26-mile indoor row and a marathon distance walk to raise funds for Willoughby School.

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Gardens at Uppingham School will be open to the public

Uppingham open gardens event to support church’s work

Keen gardeners and horticulturists are being offered the chance to visit five special gardens around the town of Uppingham.

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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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This stone bridge between Ketton and Collyweston was badly damaged after being struck by a car at the weekend. Photo: Lee Hellwing

UPDATE: Police hunt for truck driver after stone bridge damaged in collision

Police are attempting to trace the driver of a truck which struck and badly damaged a historic stone bridge between Ketton and Collyweston.

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June Fox has been elected as the new Exton ward Rutland county councillor

June Fox elected new Rutland County Councillor for Exton

June Fox (Conservative) has been named the new ward member for Exton following a local by-election yesterday (Thursday).

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Fairtrade Fortnight is celebrated in Stamford Photo: Lee Hellwing

Kenyan visitor helps mark Fairtrade Fortnight

A special visitor joined in with Fairtrade Fortnight celebrations in Stamford and Rutland.

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Wildcasts Academy students Jessica Auciello, Charlotte Smith and Rimini Auciello are pictured with Matt Hampson during his talk at Stamford Town Hall

Stamford talk raises £4,000 for Matt Hampson Foundation

Paralysed rugby star Matt Hampson gave an inspirational talk at Stamford Town Hall this week to raise funds for his foundation.

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