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Big win for 'Oakham’s greatest loser'

Big win for 'Oakham’s greatest loser'

Big win for 'Oakham’s greatest loser'

Being the best at losing wouldn’t normally help you to scoop an award - yet one man from Oakham has done just that.


Hairdressers, shops and gyms to reopen on April 12

Hairdressers, shops and gyms to reopen on April 12

Hairdressers, shops and gyms to reopen on April 12

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says hairdressers, gyms, shops and beer gardens will be allowed to reopen in a week on Monday, April 12.


Twice weekly coronavirus testing to be offered as vaccine passports spark debate

Twice weekly coronavirus testing to be offered as vaccine passports spark debate

Twice weekly coronavirus testing to be offered as vaccine passports spark debate

New plans for easing lockdown will include twice-weekly rapid tests and could include new Covid-19 vaccination passports.


Seed swap will help community grow together

Seed swap will help community grow together

Seed swap will help community grow together

People wanting to grow more this summer can benefit from a 'seed swap' that starts soon.


NHS phone app could act as vaccine passport for venues

NHS phone app could act as vaccine passport for venues

NHS phone app could act as vaccine passport for venues

The government is considering plans for so-called Covid-19 passports for those who have been vaccinated.


Scrubs group has new mission

Scrubs group has new mission

Scrubs group has new mission

A group of volunteers has swapped from sewing scrubs to making baby bags for new mums in hospital.


Care home company forces all staff to get Covid-19 vaccine

Care home company forces all staff to get Covid-19 vaccine

Care home company forces all staff to get Covid-19 vaccine

Barchester Healthcare, which runs five care homes locally, has introduced a policy forcing all its staff to have the coronavirus vaccine by April 23.


Care home for adults with a brain injury could open next year creating 100 jobs

Care home for adults with a brain injury could open next year creating 100 jobs

Care home for adults with a brain injury could open next year creating 100 jobs

A new care home for adults who need help following a brain injury or stroke could be built, creating more than 100 jobs.


Minor injuries unit to stay closed

Minor injuries unit to stay closed

Minor injuries unit to stay closed

The minor injuries unit at Stamford Hospital will remain closed as part of North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust’s ongoing response to Covid-19.


Rutland libraries will become lateral flow testing collection sites

Rutland libraries will become lateral flow testing collection sites

Rutland libraries will become lateral flow testing collection sites

A new rapid Covid-19 testing service called Community Collect will be launching in Rutland from Monday (March 22).


‘I’m 60% of what I was before I caught covid’

‘I’m 60% of what I was before I caught covid’

‘I’m 60% of what I was before I caught covid’

A businessman is fighting his way back to full health after being hospitalised with Covid-19 and taking part in medical trials.


Over 50s can now book a coronavirus vaccination

Over 50s can now book a coronavirus vaccination

Over 50s can now book a coronavirus vaccination

People aged 50 and over are now being invited to book a Covid-19 vaccination jab if they haven’t already been offered one.


Town gives £3,000 to support 999 group

Town gives £3,000 to support 999 group

Town gives £3,000 to support 999 group

Rutland Community First Responders have been awarded a £3,000 grant from Oakham Town Council.


Urgent call for vaccination volunteers

Urgent call for vaccination volunteers

Urgent call for vaccination volunteers

As part of efforts to support the Covid-19 vaccination programme, St John Ambulance is looking for additional volunteers to join its team.


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