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Final bell sounds for boxing club coaches

Boxing coaches have stepped out of the ring as they retire from coaching the sport after 21-years.

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Uppingham Feast 2017. By Lee Hellwing.

A little rain and a lot of food at Uppingham Feast Day

Uppingham was filled with world food and live music at the weekend and despite there being some rain visitors had smiles on their faces.

Politics news

Candidates set to stand in Whissendine and Ketton by-elections unveiled

Candidates have been nominated for the Whissendine and Ketton by-elections, to be held on July 20.

Easton Garford School

Fears for village if school closes

A campaigner fighting to save a village school fears other facilities will leave the area if it closes.

Council tax bill

Chief executive to drive ‘new era’ for council

South Kesteven District Council has appointed a new chief executive to help drive what it describes as a ‘new era’ for the council.

Stamford Festival 2017. By Lee Hellwing.

Stamford Festival 2017 is a big hit

Festival fever once again swept across Stamford yesterday (June 24).

Arts festival

All systems go for next week’s Oakham Festival

The ever popular Oakham Festival will be making a return next week - and this time it is aiming to connect with the community and encourage audience participation.

Council tax bill

Council proposes changes to service

Rutland County Council is proposing changes to the Oakham Hopper bus, taking account of passenger usage and making the service more sustainable.

the scene at the riverside polling station off sugar way as a quiet start to local election voting took place

Two by-elections to be held

Two by-elections for vacant seats on Rutland County Council are to be held next month.

Cat Anderson

Family pays tribute to their Cat in a hat

A father has paid loving tribute to his daughter, who inspired a campaign that raised tens of thousands of pounds, after she died aged 38.

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Queen’s award to Lord Lieutenant

A retired medical school sub dean has received a major award in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Mathematics department at Casterton Colleger Rutland win a Silver Teaching Award. By Lee Hellwing.

Casterton College Rutland maths department wins top award

Maths teachers at Casterton College Rutland are on cloud nine after scooping a national teaching award.

CCTV images of the people police want to trace

Police appeal after Oakham windows broken

Police are seeking help to trace the vandals who smashed three windows in Oakham.

Barry Walker

Wellingborough man jailed for sexually abusing girl more than two decades ago

A 48-year-old man has been jailed for 16 years for sexually abusing a girl more than two decades ago.

Police news

A47 collision update

The A47 towards Leicester from the A47/A6003 roundabout near Uppingham is now open again following a two vehicle collision this afternoon (June 21).

Police news

A47 closed following collision

The A47 towards Leicester has been closed following a collision between two vehicles afternoon (June 21).

The road is closed from the A47/A6003 roundabout near Uppingham.

Police, the ambulance service and firefighters are at the scene.

Oakham Police have urged drivers to find an alternative route.


Pop stars of ‘80s hit stage for fans

Pop stars of the 1980s turned back the clock as they took to the stage once more.


Watchmaker meets climbers

Stamford watchmaker Robert Loomes and his wife Robina Hill have visited Nepal to meet the Gurkhas who wore their watch to climb to the summit of Everest.


Writer pens her debut novel at the age of 91

A gran has proven that age is no barrier as she has published her first book as a 91-year-old.


Vandals target football club

Volunteers from a football club have been left devastated after vandals left tyre tracks on the clubs’s pitch.

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