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£500m winter fund is an 'admission' current support isn't enough, say charities

£500m winter fund is an 'admission' current support isn't enough, say charities

£500m winter fund is an 'admission' current support isn't enough, say charities

A £500m fund to help struggling families through winter is an 'admission' the country's benefits system can't support households, say charities.


Election date fixed for county council ward

Election date fixed for county council ward

Election date fixed for county council ward

The date has been set for an election to fill a vacant Rutland County Council seat following a resignation.


Farmer joins government board

Farmer joins government board

Farmer joins government board

A farmer has been chosen to represent the industry on a government board.


'We can all help to boost Rutland’s economy by shopping locally'

'We can all help to boost Rutland’s economy by shopping locally'

'We can all help to boost Rutland’s economy by shopping locally'

Leader of Rutland County Council, Oliver Hemsley, discusses shopping local in the county.


Issue of childcare costs has been raised with prime minister Boris Johnson

Issue of childcare costs has been raised with prime minister Boris Johnson

Issue of childcare costs has been raised with prime minister Boris Johnson

Rutland MP discusses Covid-19 vaccination, childcare funding and Barrowden being named one of the best villages to live.


Housing development to go ahead

Housing development to go ahead

Housing development to go ahead

More than 60 new homes will be built as planned - despite a council's decision to withdraw a document outlining the future of local development.


Universal Credit cut explained - as charities warn working families will be hit hardest

Universal Credit cut explained - as charities warn working families will be hit hardest

Universal Credit cut explained - as charities warn working families will be hit hardest

Working families may be left struggling to pay for food and heating when Universal Credit is cut. But what is the reduction and why is it happening?


Councillor explains reason for resignation

Councillor explains reason for resignation

Councillor explains reason for resignation

An independent county councillor has handed in his resignation so he can continue to have a positive impact on the community.


Can the UK legally push back migrant boats in the English Channel?

Can the UK legally push back migrant boats in the English Channel?

Can the UK legally push back migrant boats in the English Channel?

Any attempt to push back migrant boats would endanger lives and be in breach of the law, say refugee groups, but the UK government disagrees.


I’m not surprised our community has supported Afghan refugees

I’m not surprised our community has supported Afghan refugees

I’m not surprised our community has supported Afghan refugees

Rutland's MP, Alicia Kearns, discusses local and national issues in her latest column.


Councillor hands in resignation

Councillor hands in resignation

Councillor hands in resignation

An independent councillor has handed in his resignation after serving at Rutland County Council since 2018.


Teenagers will bake for Afghan refugees

Teenagers will bake for Afghan refugees

Teenagers will bake for Afghan refugees

A group of young bakers have organised a bake sale to raise money for the Refugee Council.


Council plan scrapped after £1.19m and five years

Council plan scrapped after £1.19m and five years

Council plan scrapped after £1.19m and five years

After six years of work and £1.193m, a council scheme to define the future development of Rutland is to be torn up and started again.


Tragedy in Kabul was preventable

Tragedy in Kabul was preventable

Tragedy in Kabul was preventable

The MP for Rutland has reflected on the week's events in Afghanistan.


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