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Rutland County Council reaches compromise with Centrebus on Number 19 service between Oakham and Stamford

Rutland County Council has reached a compromise with Centrebus on the number 19 bus between Oakham and Stamford which will now be partially retained.

Transport
Roadworks

High Street East in Uppingham to close for resurfacing work

High Street East in Uppingham is to close for resurfacing for two weeks from Monday, July 31.

Transport
Flying Scotsman near Deeping St James level crossing

Cameras ready for Flying Scotsman

It’s been more than a year since the world-famous Flying Scotsman returned to steam after a decade-long restoration but the interest doesn’t appear to be fading.

News

‘Ballooning is a way of life but I 
wouldn’t have it any other way’

A bright red hot air balloon peacefully floating across a perfect blue sky is one of the sure signs that Summer has arrived.

News

Busy road will close for month

A section of the B668 Burley Road in Oakham is to close for four weeks starting on Monday, June 5, to allow important reconstruction work to take place.

Transport
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.

News
Road accident news.

A1 carriageway closed near Colsterworth after two lorries collide

The A1 is closed at Colsterworth this afternoon (Monday) following a serious collision involving two lorries.

Transport
St Mary's Hill, the Town Bridge, Wharf Road junction and High Street St Martin'sare all set to be affected by roadworks

A month’s worth of roadworks on major route through Stamford to begin next week

Roadworks are set to start on Monday on one of the ‘busiest routes through Stamford town centre’ and will last a month.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

Transport
Driving safely in icy conditions - advice from police experts

Driving safely in icy conditions - advice from police experts

With a wintry January forecast, police driving experts are advising motorists to take extra precautions, with the following specific advice for driving in icy conditions.

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Flying Scotsman at Peterborough Station EMN-160225-170208009

Famous Flying Scotsman to return to Peterborough, Stamford and Melton in 2017

The world-famous steam engine The Flying Scotsman will return to our region this year, stopping at Peterborough, Stamford and Melton.

Transport
The scene of the A606 crash. Photo: @OakhamPolice

Collision blocking A606 slip road at Stamford

A car crash is partially blocking the A606 southbound slip road at Stamford this morning, Friday December 23.

Transport
News

Leicestershire and Rutland County Councils to subsidise 747 bus service between Uppingham and Leicester for a year

Leicestershire and Rutland County Councils have agreed £60,000 of emergency funding to ensure the Leicester-Uppingham 747 bus service operates for another year.

Transport
Traffic News.

UPDATED: Long delays on A1 after lorry collides with broken down car

There are long queues on the A1 at Stamford this afternoon, Wednesday December 14, after a lorry hit a broken down car.

Transport
The scene on the A1 northbound this afternoon

Long delays on A1 at Stamford after serious crash which “could have been a lot worse”

A collision has brought the A1 near Stamford to a standstill causing miles of delays this afternoon -but it could have been worse

Transport
Justice Secretary  Liz Truss and Alan Mak

Justice secretary praises our campaign calling for tougher sentences for killer drivers

The justice secretary has praised our campaign calling for tougher sentences for those who kill on the roads.

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Killer drivers may face life sentences - following our Drive For Justice Campaign

Killer drivers may face life sentences - following our Drive For Justice Campaign

Killer drivers who take lives through dangerous and careless driving may face life sentences for the first time under a dramatic toughening of sentencing powers.

Transport
DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Killing someone with your car like “manslaughter or even murder”

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Killing someone with your car like “manslaughter or even murder”

“If you killed someone with anything other than a vehicle, you would be charged with manslaughter or even murder.”

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

One of the aims of the Drive For Justice campaign is to lobby for greater use of driving bans given out when sentencing and longer bans for those who kill or seriously injure on the roads.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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