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Food and drink festival to take place in Rutland

Foodies from far and wide are being encouraged to come enjoy Rutland Food and Drink Week, taking place from Saturday, October 21, to Sunday, October 29.

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Farmer Andrew Brown who has entered a stand up comedy competition

Rutland farmer aims for laughs for charity

Farmer Andrew Brown who is doing stand-up comedy to raise fundsPhoto: Lee Hellwing

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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Visitors enjoy the fun of Empingham fete

Fete raises funds to boost village

Bomb disposal experts and a Spitfire helped make a village fete into a success.

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Pop stars of ‘80s hit stage for fans

Pop stars of the 1980s turned back the clock as they took to the stage once more.

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A Summer of fun awaits at Tolethorpe

A magical evening awaits at Tolethorpe Hall after the Summer season began this week with A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Cooking up healthy lessons for youngsters

Pupils have enjoyed a free breakfast as part of a school’s bid to improve wellbeing.

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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.

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Naomi Morgan of Rutland Cake Company. Photo: Alan Walters

The Rutland Cake Company opens new cafe at Oakham Enterprise Park

“Cake is fun and I just want the people who work here and the people who come here to enjoy it.”

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Singer Chloe Lorentzen, 11, at home in Stamford

Chloe, 11, helps get popstar Adele to sing on charity CD

A schoolgirl from Stamford who helped get megastar Adele on board with a charity album is now hoping to raise £10,000 for the same cause by releasing her own EP.

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Artisans on Friday in Red Lion Square, Stamford

Fears Artisans Market could be cancelled if rent rises

The popular Artisans Market that runs throughout the summer in Red Lion Square in Stamford could be cancelled after the annual rent cost was put from £150 a year to £3,000.

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Stamford Photographic Society January meeting - Great Tower Rutland Water by Gordon Brown

Stamford and Rutland Photographic Society’s best landscape photos

An experienced judge was invited to the January meeting of Stamford and Rutland Photographic Society to select the winners in the Best Landscape Cup.

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New drive-in cinema to be launched at showground

Stamford-based company Keystone Event Productions is to host a Valentine’s-themed drive-in cinema event on Saturday, February 11.

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A scarily good return to form for the Resident Evil series

Console Corner: Resident Evil 7: Biohazard review

You can cut the tension with a knife.

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Owner of the Rutland Cookery School Robin Stewart chats to Jackie Johnson at the launch party Photo: Alan Walters

Passing on joy of food is aim of Rutland Cookery School

A new cookery school has opened in Rutland offering a range of courses to give everyone a helping hand in the kitchen - from beginners to professional chefs.

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Miniature multiplayer mayhem set to return with new Micro Machines

Console Corner: Micro multiplayer mayhem as legend of gaming returns

Ask gamers of a certain age to name their top 10 childhood titles and Micro Machines would feature in most.

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What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

For many Brits there’s nothing better than a greasy, full English but with so much to include on the plate, what’s your must-have ingredient?

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Visitors to last years food festival

Festivals return to Meadows

Both the Stamford Food and Drink Festival and Stamford Music Festival will return to the town’s Meadows this summer – following their successful debuts in 2016.

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Tim Clough presents the Tony Traylen Built Environment Award plaque and certificate for The Barn, South Luffenham to owner Nick Bellamy together with daughter Tasha, and Ian Cleminson of C & F Building Services. All photos: Robert Ovens

Awards are given in honour of new and refurbished historic buildings in Rutland

The presentation of the annual Built Environment Awards for new, refurbished and historic buildings in Rutland took place last week at Oakham Castle.

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The likes of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will make the Switch popular

Nintendo Switch games revealed as launch looms large

Nintendo’s brand new console the Switch is out in just over a month’s time and a host of games have been confirmed for the intriguing machine.

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