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Crowds enjoy fete fun to raise village funds

Crowds enjoyed good weather to ensure a village fete was one of the best yet.

Richard Percival with his collection of nearly 1,300 brewery trays

Fan brews up one of the world’s largest collections of beer trays

Many people enjoy a pint of beer but for one man it has led to a 35-year obsession with brewery items.

Sam Harvey getting cut free from her car by firefighters. Submitted.

Mum thanks passers-by after crash

A mum who escaped serious injury after her car’s tyre blew out and the vehicle rolled onto its roof has thanked passers-by and emergency services which came to her aid.

Aqua Park Rutland

Aqua Park gears up for reopening

Back for a second year following its highly successful launch in 2016, Aqua Park Rutland is gearing up to reopen - and will be bigger and better.

RAF Wittering

RAF Wittering set for parade through Stamford

People are being urged to show their support for the personnel at RAF Wittering when they parade through Stamford next week.


Dressage riders from Market Overton compete in Olympics

A talented pair of dressage riders from Market Overton will be flying the flag for the county in a national sports competition.

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Traders who are angy about the roadworks on Oakham High Street. By Lee Hellwing.

Improvement work is ‘killing’ town trade

Oakham High Street traders are demanding that work to improve electricity supplies in the town is speeded up because they claim the work is “killing” their businesses.

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As county councillors take their roles, focus turns to General Election

Voters in Rutland deciding on votes for General Election


Woman and boy injured after car rolls over near Ryhall

A woman and a 12-year-old boy were taken to hospital after their car rolled over last night.

Nice and clean before the challenge begins...

Colsterworth colleagues take on Tough Mudder

A group of fearless fund-raisers got down and dirty on Saturday to take on the Tough Mudder obstacle challenge for charity.

Ride for Rutland

Charity horse ride in Rutland is a success

About 50 horse riders joined the first Ride for Rutland event and it is hoped it will become an annual event.

Steve the magician

Magician to perform as part of Alive! events

A performance by Steve Price, a member of the Magic Circle’s inner circle is just one of the Alive! week of events opening in Uppingham tomorrow.

Rutland Foster Care team

Call for foster carers to offer loving homes

People in Rutland are being asked if they could provide a safe, caring environment for children and young people who are unable to live with their own families.

Darts players Brian Dawson, left, and Martin 'Wolfie' Adams, right, with Marc Palmer at the charity darts night

Belmesthorpe darts legend humbled by fundraising friends

A darts legend who beat prostate cancer has praised a close friend who raised £5,810 for charity to tackle the illness.

Outgoing High Sheriff of Rutland Dr Sarah Furness hands over to 2017/18 High Sheriff Craig Mitchell
Photo: Lee Hellwing

New High Sheriff of Rutland Craig Mitchell adopts modern approach to ancient role

A ceremonial office which dates back almost 900 years is being brought right up to date by the latest incumbent.

Community news.

BBC experts giving their time to help church

BBC antiques experts are giving their time to help raise money for a major conservation project in north Northamptonshire.

Rutland County Show 2016. Champion native Breed went to a Hereford owned by Ryan Coates and presented by Jeff Dale
Photo: Alan Walters

Countdown is on for 185th county show

The countdown is on for the 185th Rutland County Show which will be held in less than a month’s time.

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School pupils bid farewell to deputy head

Bourne Westfield said a sad farewell to popular deputy headteacher, Nick Chandler, last Friday.

Community news.

Plans for 35 new homes in Greetham

Partnership housing developer Lovell is set to build 35 much-needed new homes in Greetham.

Carole and Dino

Call to run for Team Anna’s Hope

Charity Anna’s Hope is challenging runners to make a difference to the lives of children with brain tumours by taking part in this year’s Perkins Great Eastern Run.

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