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Gran 'intimidated' by villagers over plans for eco-home on her land

Gran 'intimidated' by villagers over plans for eco-home on her land

Gran 'intimidated' by villagers over plans for eco-home on her land

A grandmother says she is being “intimidated” by some villagers over her plans to build a £400,000 eco-house.


Displays aim to draw people into town

Displays aim to draw people into town

Displays aim to draw people into town

Members of Oakham in Bloom joined together for their first official working party since coronavirus lockdown.


'Cheap foreign imports will put my family out of business after 300 years'

'Cheap foreign imports will put my family out of business after 300 years'

'Cheap foreign imports will put my family out of business after 300 years'

A farmer whose family has worked the land in Rutland for 300 years says cheap foreign food imports could ruin his livelihood.

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New £7m road allows more access to 'Jurassic' quarry preserving hundreds of jobs

New £7m road allows more access to 'Jurassic' quarry preserving hundreds of jobs

New £7m road allows more access to 'Jurassic' quarry preserving hundreds of jobs

A new public road has opened that will allow Hanson Cement in Ketton to continue operating for another 15 years.


'I've never known such a good spring or summer for rare butterflies'

'I've never known such a good spring or summer for rare butterflies'

'I've never known such a good spring or summer for rare butterflies'

A Rippingale nature enthusiast is urging people to keep their eyes peeled for rare species of butterfly.


Church will 'fall into disuse' without £360,000 upgrade

Church will 'fall into disuse' without £360,000 upgrade

Church will 'fall into disuse' without £360,000 upgrade

Leaders at a medieval church are looking to raise £360,000 to carry out crucial repairs and upgrades before it “falls into disuse”.


Recycling centre running safely thanks to 'considerate' users

Recycling centre running safely thanks to 'considerate' users

Recycling centre running safely thanks to 'considerate' users

People in Rutland have been thanked for their 'considerate' use of a recycling centre.


Steady queue as tip reopens

Steady queue as tip reopens

Steady queue as tip reopens

The tip at North Luffenham reopened yesterday to a steady flow of visitors but more are expected over the weekend.


Rutland tip to reopen

Rutland tip to reopen

Rutland tip to reopen

Rutland County Council is preparing to reopen one of its tips but warns it's "not business as usual" and visitors should "be prepared to queue".


Residents have been verbally abusive to binmen

Residents have been verbally abusive to binmen

Residents have been verbally abusive to binmen

A councillor is condemning the behaviour of a small number of residents who have directed verbal abuse at waste crews while out collecting bins.


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