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Comment on design for Oakham one-way system

People in Rutland can now view and comment on evolving designs for the regeneration of Oakham Town Centre.

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Spalding Army Cadets in North Yorkshire

Lord Lieutenant seeing double with new cadets

The Lord Lieutenant of Rutland could be forgiven for seeing double in the next 12 months after identical twins earned the right to be two of his Lord Lieutenant’s Cadets.

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The Rt Hon Sir Alan Duncan, MP for Melton

Anger over Brexit comments by MP

Calls have been made to sack a Tory MP over claims he said Brexit voters were the working class “throwing a bit of a tantrum”.

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The Rt Hon Sir Alan Duncan, MP for Melton

Ukip leads calls to sack Sir Alan over Brexit comments

Calls have been made to sack a Tory MP over his claims that Brexit voters were the working class “throwing a bit of a tantrum”.

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Plans have been unveiled to build houses on the site of St George's Barracks

Major plan to convert Army base into village

Plans have been revealed to build a village on the site of an Army base which is set for closure in 2021.

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Battle of Britain parade to be held

Battle of Britain parade to be held

A church service and parade to honour the heroes of the Battle of Britain is to be held.

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Andrew Brown with his grandfather's medals at the commemoration event

Visit honours family’s Great War heroes

A man followed in his military ancestor’s footsteps as he visited Passchendaele to pay tribute to those killed in the First World War battle there.

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Rutland County Council reaches compromise with Centrebus on Number 19 service between Oakham and Stamford

Rutland County Council has reached a compromise with Centrebus on the number 19 bus between Oakham and Stamford which will now be partially retained.

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the scene at the riverside polling station off sugar way as a quiet start to local election voting took place

Gordon Brown elected in Rutland by-election

Conservative Gordon Brown has been elected to cover Ketton on Rutland County Council.

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MP seeks answers on school’s future

An MP is meet an education trust running a village primary school as he bids to save the facility.

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Candidates set to stand in Whissendine and Ketton by-elections unveiled

Candidates have been nominated for the Whissendine and Ketton by-elections, to be held on July 20.

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the scene at the riverside polling station off sugar way as a quiet start to local election voting took place

Two by-elections to be held

Two by-elections for vacant seats on Rutland County Council are to be held next month.

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Councillor resigns as ward member

Rutland County Councillor Diana MacDuff (Con) has resigned as ward member for Ketton.

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Sir Alan Duncan celebrates his victory with Conservative supporters

Sir Alan Duncan retains Rutland and Melton seat for Conservatives

Voters showed their faith in Conservative Alan Duncan as they voted the MP into power for the Rutland and Melton ward for a sixth consecutive time.

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Voters will head to the polls to cast their votes tomorrow (Thursday).

General election: Rutland and Melton candidates tell you why they deserve your vote

Voters will go to the polls tomorrow (Thursday) to decide who will represent their consituency in Parliament.

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County councillor resigns

Rutland County Councillor Kevin Thomas (Liberal Democrats) has resigned as ward member for Whissendine with immediate effect.

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Rutland’s hustings cancelled after terror attack

A hustings event by political opponents contesting the Rutland and Melton seat has been cancelled after the terror attack in Manchester.

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RAF Wittering

RAF Wittering set for parade through Stamford

People are being urged to show their support for the personnel at RAF Wittering when they parade through Stamford next week.

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As county councillors take their roles, focus turns to General Election

Voters in Rutland deciding on votes for General Election

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Weeks to go until county council elections

Only a few weeks remain before the district goes to the polls for the county council elections.

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