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Record-breaking Empingham’s run blitz in charge for title

Record-breaking Empingham’s run blitz helps to fire title charge

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Jamie Dumford top scored with 70 for Uppingham in Saturday's win.

Last wicket pair deny Uppingham maximum points haul

Uppingham Town gained the lions share of the points from their Leicestershire League Division One clash with Houghton and Thurnby on Saturday.

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Test star Dane Vilas fails to inspire Uffington in derby defeat to Ufford Park

Test star Dane Vilas fails to inspire Uffington in derby defeat to Ufford Park

South African star Dane Vilas was unable to inspire Uffington to a derby victory in Division Two of the Rutland League on Sunday.

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James returns to roots as Mercury sports editor

James Bedford has returned to his roots and has this week taken up the post of sports editor for the Rutland and Stamford Mercury and its sister titles the Rutland Times and the Bourne Local.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Royal faces to appear at horse trials

This year’s Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials 2017 will have a Royal flavour with Zara Phillips competing and her aunt, The Countess of Wessex, presenting the prize to the winner.

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David Hardstaff, who raised �1,500 for a hospital, and his wife Sandra Hardstaff

Charity bike ride’s £1,500 boost for hospital

A charity cyclist raised £1,500 to support a hospital’s breast cancer unit by riding 17-miles round Rutland Water.

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Members of Rutland Sewing group prepare for Ladies Day at Ascot

Dressmakers enjoy success at the races

A group of keen dressmakers proved winners when they created their own outfits for a day at Royal Ascot races.

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Rick and Cath Green with members of the boxing club

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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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.

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Water sports fans make festival a big splash on its Rutland debut

Organisers hailed the first National Watersports Festival at Rutland Water a major success.

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Reservoir to host watersports festival

Scuba divers will be able to explore the shallows of Rutland Water for the first time ever as part of the National Watersports Festival this weekend.

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Rutland Water festival hopes to be success

Crowds flocked to enjoy the opening day of the National Watersports Festival as it was held on Rutland Water for the first time.

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Final call to enter Race for Life

Women are being urged to make a last minute dash to enter Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life and Pretty Muddy as there are just six days left until registration closes.

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Aqua Park is back with a splash as this year it doubles in size

One of last Summer’s biggest hits returns tomorrow with a splash.

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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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Oakham to Melton International CiCLE Classic 2017
Photo: Lee Hellwing

CYCLING: Dan Fleeman delivers home win in 2017 CiCLE Classic

There was a popular winner of the 13th edition of the Rutland-Melton CiCLE Classic as Dan Fleeman, team captain of locally based team Metaltek-Kuota, took the win in a sprint finish on Sherrard Street on Sunday.

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Snowboarder Ollie Wilson, 11, at home in Stamford with parents Phill and Julie

Rising star Ollie aims for glory at Winter Olympics

Talented young snowboarder Ollie Wilson is aiming for glory at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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Burghley Horse Trials. Photo by Trevor Meeks.

Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials picks first official charity of the year

The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials has chosen World Horse Welfare as its first official charity of the year.

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Darts player and charity event organiser Marc Palmer, from Belmesthorpe. Photo: Lee Hellwing

Wolfie’s cancer fight inspires local darts player to organise charity events

A local darts player and musician is organising two charity events after being inspired to do so by the cancer battle of close friend Martin ‘Wolfie’ Adams.

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