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MP seeks answers on school’s future

An MP is meet an education trust running a village primary school as he bids to save the facility.

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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.

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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.

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Councillor resigns as ward member

Rutland County Councillor Diana MacDuff (Con) has resigned as ward member for Ketton.

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Sir Alan Duncan celebrates his victory with Conservative supporters

Sir Alan Duncan retains Rutland and Melton seat for Conservatives

Voters showed their faith in Conservative Alan Duncan as they voted the MP into power for the Rutland and Melton ward for a sixth consecutive time.

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Voters will head to the polls to cast their votes tomorrow (Thursday).

General election: Rutland and Melton candidates tell you why they deserve your vote

Voters will go to the polls tomorrow (Thursday) to decide who will represent their consituency in Parliament.

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County councillor resigns

Rutland County Councillor Kevin Thomas (Liberal Democrats) has resigned as ward member for Whissendine with immediate effect.

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Rutland’s hustings cancelled after terror attack

A hustings event by political opponents contesting the Rutland and Melton seat has been cancelled after the terror attack in Manchester.

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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.

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

Voters in Rutland deciding on votes for General Election

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Weeks to go until county council elections

Only a few weeks remain before the district goes to the polls for the county council elections.

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Council looking to improve town

Rutland County Council is in the early stages of looking at possible options to improve Oakham Town Centre.

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Coun Phil Dilks, Lincolnshire County Council member for Deeping St James.

Lincolnshire County Council could end its Local Government Association membership

Lincolnshire County Council could be one of the only councils in England and Wales to not be a member of the Local Government Association if a proposal goes ahead.

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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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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 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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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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Plan for new homes on proposed allotment site rejected by councillors

Plans to build five new detached homes on land previously earmarked for allotments have been rejected by councillors.

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Rutland County Council taking steps to improve children’s services

Children’s services provided by Rutland County Council require improvement before they can be considered ‘good’, according to a new report.

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