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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.

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.

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.


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.


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.


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.


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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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.

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.

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.

Cheque presentation by Bradshaw MD Drew Bradshaw and Bradshaw employees to Breast Cancer Care representative Jayshree Wadher in front of a pink golf buggy, which has been used at golf clubs to raise �2,000

Golfers give charities a boost

Golfers have handed over a boost to good causes across the area.

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Bourne golf pro Darren Game is first in the country to achieve DEAFinitely Inclusive Mark

Bourne based PGA professional Darren Game has achieved golf’s first DEAFinitely Inclusive Mark in England.

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Marcus Speed turned his full focus to polo after a broken neck forced him to give up rugby Picture: Steve Carr Photography EMN-161124-135713002

Marcus overcomes broken neck and shoestring budget to chase polo dream

STANDFIRST - Marcus Speed is among English polo’s most promising young players, yet to become a professional in the sport of princes and aristos, he must do so on a budget.

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Rainbows and browns are biting as anglers enjoy Rutland success

Fish are being caught in many areas of Rutland Water, with rainbows up to 4lb 8oz recorded.

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It’s a bug’s life! Greetham Valley Golf Club shortlisted for national environment title

Greetham Valley Golf Club were delighted to discover that they had been selected as one of the four national finalists in the STRI Group 2017 Golf Environment Awards.

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CYCLING: Ryan Hutchinson swaps BMX for the track

Cycling star Ryan Hutchinson has made a sensational switch from riding BMX races to track sprint.

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