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Share views on post-16 transport in Rutland

Rutland County Council is consulting on possible changes to the amount paid by students towards the cost of transport to and from post-16 education.

Education
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Rutland leads the way with mental health care project for young people

Every schoolchild in Rutland is to receive training to help them cope with the strains of modern life thanks to a pioneering new initiative.

Health
Benefits of daily asprin outweigh risks

Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risks

The benefits of an aspirin a day really do outweigh the risks, according to new research.

News
Vintage Action Man figures

Retro gifts and vintage wine on offer at Stamford auction

Customers at Batemans Auctioneers, in Ryhall Road, Stamford, will enjoy mince pies and mulled wine at a sale this Saturday.

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Community news.

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).

News
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Champion livestock exhibited in town centre at 110th Uppingham Christmas Fatstock Show

People from across Rutland and beyond headed to the 110th Uppingham Christmas Fatstock Show this week.

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Stamford mums team up to raise cash for Willow Foundation charity with raffle and fudge

Two mums from Stamford have teamed up to sell home-made fudge, Christmas cards and raffle a pair of hampers to raise money for charity.

News
Mince pies

Tesco lorry to deliver 1,000 free mince pies to homes in Oakham

Tesco will be delivering thousands of mince pies, free, to people’s front doors over the next few weeks.

News
Road accident

Teenager hit by car on pedestrian crossing in Stamford

A 14-year-old girl was taken to hospital by ambulance after being struck by a car on a pedestrian crossing.

News
Members of the Forces Friends Club show off their mascot Braves NATO award. Photo: Alan Walters

School club’s mascot gets medal from NATO

The much-loved mascot of a school club for children with parents in the armed forces has received a NATO medal after completing a tour of duty in Afghanistan.

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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.

News
Has your child's name made the list?

REVEALED: The top 10 girls’ and boys’ baby names of 2016

The most popular names for your little bundles of joy have been announced for another year - but is your chosen name on the list?

News
Brits spend more time on social media than in the pub

Brits spend more time on social media than in the pub

The average British person will spend more than three years of their life updating social media, a new study has found.

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National Lottery confirms people’s personal information may have been accessed in the attempted hack

National Lottery confirms people’s personal information may have been accessed in the attempted hack

National Lottery operator Camelot has this morning revealed they are aware of “suspicious activity” which has been detected on a number of players’ online accounts.

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Rutland County Council’s Independent Group leader joins the Conservatives

Rutland County Councillor Alan Walters has joined the Conservative Group with immediate effect.

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Rutland solicitors ready to sleep rough to help homelessness charity

Solicitors Carol and Jules Lee will be sleeping in a cardboard box on Friday night to raise funds for a homelessness charity.

News
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In this photo released by the state media Cubadebate web site, Fidel Castro attends a meeting with scientists in Havana, Cuba, Monday Aug. 23, 2010.  (AP Photo/Cubadebate) EMN-161129-142045001

Melton MP to represent Britain at service for Fidel Castro in Cuba

Melton and Rutland MP Sir Alan Duncan is representing Britain at the commemoration service today (Tuesday) honouring former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, who died on Friday aged 90.

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Matt Hampson is joined by Leicester Tigers players Matt Smith and Matt Tait, second and third from left, and project partners as work begins on an access road for the new Get Busy Living Centre

Construction work begins on Matt Hampson Foundation’s £1 million rehabilitation centre

Construction work has officially begun at the site of the Matt Hampson Foundation’s £1 million rehabilitation centre for people seriously injured while playing sport.

News
Police news

Raiders thwarted by toughened glass at village hairdressers

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

Business
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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