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The Merry Monk in Oakham will reopen under new management next week

A town centre pub will re-invigorate Oakham’s night-life when it opens next week.

The Merry Monk has undergone a huge makeover since it closed several years ago and its new landlords hope it will receive a warm welcome.

Hayden Freeman and his partner Bethany Jackson will be at the

today 10:35
Man charged with assaulting emergency services in Stamford has court hearing adjourned

A 43 year-old man charged with two counts of assaulting an emergency worker after an incident in Stamford has had his court hearing adjourned.

Nicholas MacBeath of Monarch Avenue, Fletton, Peterobrough was due to appear at Lincoln Magistrate's Court on April 18 but the hearing has now been

today 10:35
Trio recognised at Volunteer of the Year awards

Three stalwarts of Stamford Rugby Club were rewarded for their sterling service at an event which took place at Nottingham Rugby Club on Friday night.

Kevin Paige, Mark Anderson and John McLeod were all recognised at the England Rugby/Mitsubishi Motors Regional Volunteer of the Year

today 09:32
Admiral Nurses care for people living with dementia as part of scheme run by Rutland County Council in partnership with Dementia UK

Rutland’s Admiral Nurses have one goal: “We’re here to care for carers and help people to live well with dementia.”

In the UK, someone develops dementia every three minutes. That’s 480 people every day.

Across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, there are now more than

today 08:29
Free debt and money management advice available in Stamford during May 2019

People can receive free advice in Stamford to help them manage their money and control debt.

A course, taking place over three Thursday evenings in May, will be held at St George's Church Place in Cheyne Lane - the former Mr Pang's Restaurant.

It is being organised by Christians

today 06:23
Significant crowd help raise more than £500 for charity

Bourne Rugby Club enjoyed their annual Alan Lock Memorial game over the Easter weekend.

With the NLD Final still to play for, coach Dave Maudsley rested a number of players but still fielded a strong side.

The Alan Lock squad. led by club stalwart Neil Oglesbee, was made up mainly

yesterday 17:47
Nene Valley Railway launches year-round booking system for popular Santa Steam trains

It may only be April but Nene Valley Railway, near Wansford, has announced that bookings for its popular Santa Steam trains are now open thank to the launch of a year-round booking system.

The new ticketing system, which was thoroughly tested during late 2018, is now up and running and

yesterday 17:47
Youths attempt car crime in Elsea Park, Bourne

Two youths trying car door handles were chased off by a member of the public.

The incident happened on the Elsea Park estate in Bourne during the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police are keen to speak to the youths.

Anyone with information can call Bourne Police on 101 quoting

yesterday 17:47
Attempted burglary in Aslackby near Bourne

Would-be thieves tried to break in to a property in Aslackby over the Easter weekend.

The attempted burglary in Aveland Way was spotted because tool marks had been left around window frames and the edge of a shed door.

Witnesses or anyone with information on this crime can call

yesterday 16:44
Rutland Water Aqua Park is back for summer 2019

Aqua Park Rutland is returning with a brand-new layout for 2019 at Rutland Water.

Open from May 25, the Aqua Park will measure 100m by 80m, creating more space for thrill-seeking families, sports teams and fitness groups.

Visitors can plummet from giant slides, or free fall 5.6m from

yesterday 16:44
Fusion3Fitness gym in Stamford thanks people for well wishes after man has part of his finger sliced off in accident

A gym in Stamford has thanked people for their well wishes after a man had part of his finger sliced off in an accident yesterday (Tuesday).

Responding to people commenting on the Mercury's Facebook post, Fusion3Fitness in Cherryholt Road, said: "We would like to thank people for their

yesterday 14:38
Firefighters from Bourne and Billingborough attend blaze in Rippingale

Firefighters are tackling a barn fire in Rippingale.

Crews from Bourne and Billingborough were called to the scene in Middle Street at midday.

They are using two sets of breathing apparatus and two hoses to tackle the fire.

yesterday 13:35
Star of stage and screen Jason Donovan chats about his Midlife Crisis Tour at Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre and his varied career appearing in Neighbours, Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, I'm A Celebrity and Strictly Come Dancing

In 1988 an astonishing 19.6million viewers tuned in to watch the iconic wedding of Scott and Charlene in Neighbours.

Actor Jason Donovan then swapped the streets of Erinsborough for the West End and took the lead in Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at the London

yesterday 13:35
Countess of Wessex visits Wittering to open new children's play park

The Countess of Wessex visited Wittering this morning (April 24) to open a new children's play park in the village.

Prince Edward's wife looked relaxed in a long cream dress, black blazer and grey shoes as she was welcomed by a crowd of excited children.

The 54 year-old mother of two

yesterday 13:35
New backers help teenager to compete in F4 Championship

South Luffenham’s Teddy Wilson admitted he had to deal with one of the hardest racing situations of his career to emerge triumphant from the opening race of the 2019 F4 US Championship in challenging conditions at Road Atlanta.

The 17-year-old demonstrated some impressive race craft to

yesterday 12:32
First Rutland Jigsaw Festival raises substantial amount for Oakham In Bloom

A jigsaw festival is set to become a regular fixture in the Rutland calendar after a successful first event.

Organisers spent the last six months collecting and piecing together jigsaws ready to go on sale over the Easter weekend.

Joyce and Bob Lucas launched the event after being

yesterday 12:32
Daily News
The Merry Monk in Oakham will reopen under new management next week

A town centre pub will re-invigorate Oakham’s night-life when it opens next week.

The Merry Monk has undergone a huge makeover since it closed several years ago and its new landlords hope it will receive a warm welcome.

Hayden Freeman and his partner Bethany Jackson will be at the

today 10:35
Man charged with assaulting emergency services in Stamford has court hearing adjourned

A 43 year-old man charged with two counts of assaulting an emergency worker after an incident in Stamford has had his court hearing adjourned.

Nicholas MacBeath of Monarch Avenue, Fletton, Peterobrough was due to appear at Lincoln Magistrate's Court on April 18 but the hearing has now been

today 10:35
Trio recognised at Volunteer of the Year awards

Three stalwarts of Stamford Rugby Club were rewarded for their sterling service at an event which took place at Nottingham Rugby Club on Friday night.

Kevin Paige, Mark Anderson and John McLeod were all recognised at the England Rugby/Mitsubishi Motors Regional Volunteer of the Year

today 09:32
Admiral Nurses care for people living with dementia as part of scheme run by Rutland County Council in partnership with Dementia UK

Rutland’s Admiral Nurses have one goal: “We’re here to care for carers and help people to live well with dementia.”

In the UK, someone develops dementia every three minutes. That’s 480 people every day.

Across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, there are now more than

today 08:29
Free debt and money management advice available in Stamford during May 2019

People can receive free advice in Stamford to help them manage their money and control debt.

A course, taking place over three Thursday evenings in May, will be held at St George's Church Place in Cheyne Lane - the former Mr Pang's Restaurant.

It is being organised by Christians

today 06:23
Significant crowd help raise more than £500 for charity

Bourne Rugby Club enjoyed their annual Alan Lock Memorial game over the Easter weekend.

With the NLD Final still to play for, coach Dave Maudsley rested a number of players but still fielded a strong side.

The Alan Lock squad. led by club stalwart Neil Oglesbee, was made up mainly

yesterday 17:47
Nene Valley Railway launches year-round booking system for popular Santa Steam trains

It may only be April but Nene Valley Railway, near Wansford, has announced that bookings for its popular Santa Steam trains are now open thank to the launch of a year-round booking system.

The new ticketing system, which was thoroughly tested during late 2018, is now up and running and

yesterday 17:47
Youths attempt car crime in Elsea Park, Bourne

Two youths trying car door handles were chased off by a member of the public.

The incident happened on the Elsea Park estate in Bourne during the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police are keen to speak to the youths.

Anyone with information can call Bourne Police on 101 quoting

yesterday 17:47
Attempted burglary in Aslackby near Bourne

Would-be thieves tried to break in to a property in Aslackby over the Easter weekend.

The attempted burglary in Aveland Way was spotted because tool marks had been left around window frames and the edge of a shed door.

Witnesses or anyone with information on this crime can call

yesterday 16:44
Rutland Water Aqua Park is back for summer 2019

Aqua Park Rutland is returning with a brand-new layout for 2019 at Rutland Water.

Open from May 25, the Aqua Park will measure 100m by 80m, creating more space for thrill-seeking families, sports teams and fitness groups.

Visitors can plummet from giant slides, or free fall 5.6m from

yesterday 16:44
Fusion3Fitness gym in Stamford thanks people for well wishes after man has part of his finger sliced off in accident

A gym in Stamford has thanked people for their well wishes after a man had part of his finger sliced off in an accident yesterday (Tuesday).

Responding to people commenting on the Mercury's Facebook post, Fusion3Fitness in Cherryholt Road, said: "We would like to thank people for their

yesterday 14:38
Firefighters from Bourne and Billingborough attend blaze in Rippingale

Firefighters are tackling a barn fire in Rippingale.

Crews from Bourne and Billingborough were called to the scene in Middle Street at midday.

They are using two sets of breathing apparatus and two hoses to tackle the fire.

yesterday 13:35
Star of stage and screen Jason Donovan chats about his Midlife Crisis Tour at Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre and his varied career appearing in Neighbours, Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, I'm A Celebrity and Strictly Come Dancing

In 1988 an astonishing 19.6million viewers tuned in to watch the iconic wedding of Scott and Charlene in Neighbours.

Actor Jason Donovan then swapped the streets of Erinsborough for the West End and took the lead in Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at the London

yesterday 13:35
Countess of Wessex visits Wittering to open new children's play park

The Countess of Wessex visited Wittering this morning (April 24) to open a new children's play park in the village.

Prince Edward's wife looked relaxed in a long cream dress, black blazer and grey shoes as she was welcomed by a crowd of excited children.

The 54 year-old mother of two

yesterday 13:35
New backers help teenager to compete in F4 Championship

South Luffenham’s Teddy Wilson admitted he had to deal with one of the hardest racing situations of his career to emerge triumphant from the opening race of the 2019 F4 US Championship in challenging conditions at Road Atlanta.

The 17-year-old demonstrated some impressive race craft to

yesterday 12:32
First Rutland Jigsaw Festival raises substantial amount for Oakham In Bloom

A jigsaw festival is set to become a regular fixture in the Rutland calendar after a successful first event.

Organisers spent the last six months collecting and piecing together jigsaws ready to go on sale over the Easter weekend.

Joyce and Bob Lucas launched the event after being

yesterday 12:32
Latest news from Bourne
today 10:35 The Merry Monk in Oakham will reopen under new management next week
today 10:35 Man charged with assaulting emergency services in Stamford has court hearing adjourned
today 09:32 Trio recognised at Volunteer of the Year awards
today 08:29 Admiral Nurses care for people living with dementia as part of scheme run by Rutland County Council in partnership with Dementia UK
today 06:23 Free debt and money management advice available in Stamford during May 2019
yesterday 17:47 Significant crowd help raise more than £500 for charity
yesterday 17:47 Nene Valley Railway launches year-round booking system for popular Santa Steam trains
yesterday 17:47 Youths attempt car crime in Elsea Park, Bourne
yesterday 16:44 Attempted burglary in Aslackby near Bourne
yesterday 16:44 Rutland Water Aqua Park is back for summer 2019
yesterday 14:38 Fusion3Fitness gym in Stamford thanks people for well wishes after man has part of his finger sliced off in accident
yesterday 13:35 Firefighters from Bourne and Billingborough attend blaze in Rippingale
yesterday 13:35 Star of stage and screen Jason Donovan chats about his Midlife Crisis Tour at Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre and his varied career appearing in Neighbours, Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, I'm A Celebrity and Strictly Come Dancing
yesterday 13:35 Countess of Wessex visits Wittering to open new children's play park
yesterday 12:32 New backers help teenager to compete in F4 Championship
yesterday 12:32 First Rutland Jigsaw Festival raises substantial amount for Oakham In Bloom
yesterday 12:32 Green burial site given go ahead in Aslackby near Bourne
yesterday 10:26 Mother and daughter Olga and Maria Alam of Barleythorpe swim for Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie Cancer Care
yesterday 10:26 A1 northbound queuing near Greetham after three-vehicle crash
yesterday 09:23 Amateurs stretch unbeaten run to 14 games after derby victory
yesterday 08:20 Lincolnshire teens can sign up for the National Citizen Service (NCS) summer programme
yesterday 06:14 Walk Happy for Mental Health Week in the Deepings on May 12, 2019
2019-04-23 19:38 Eight goals and six points from Easter games for Stones
2019-04-23 19:38 Tools stolen from van parked Eastfield in Market Deeping
2019-04-23 19:38 Partner needed to run Stamford Arts Centre café
2019-04-23 19:38 Man has part of finger sliced off in accident at Fusion3Fitness in Stamford
2019-04-23 18:35 British Transport Police dealing with horses at level crossing near Peakirk
2019-04-23 17:32 Mason nets last-gasp winner as Bourne battle back for victory
2019-04-23 17:32 Rutland County Council issue statement following Sri Lankan terrorist attacks
2019-04-23 17:32 Egg-cellent fun events held at Ford's of Oakham, Burghley House and Cutts Close in Oakham to celebrate Easter
2019-04-23 15:26 Gallery: Visitors enjoy Dr Who themed event at Nene Valley Railway
2019-04-23 14:23 Former Uppingham School pupil Amelia Roberts will be remembered through Lacrosse match for Epilepsy Society research
2019-04-23 13:20 Ashes 2005 heroes Simon Jones and Geraint Jones to appear at Sportbash 2019 cricket tournament
2019-04-23 11:14 Daniels draw a blank in front of goal after Fenmen pocket point to ensure survival
2019-04-23 11:14 Hundreds share in the Easter message at Stamford's Walk of Witness
2019-04-23 11:14 Crowds follow Jesus this Easter at Oakham's Walk of Witness
2019-04-23 08:05 Runners from Baston and Wittering prepare for London Marathon
2019-04-22 21:35 Daniels held at home; Stones' second half flourish, Wakes win thriller
2019-04-22 19:26 Saturday market launches in Market Deeping during Easter weekend
2019-04-22 17:20 Morrisons car boot sale in Stamford raises money for children's cancer charity CLIC Sargent
2019-04-22 16:17 Derby duel next for Amateurs who are on a 13-match unbeaten run
2019-04-22 15:14 Easter egg events take place at Burghley House and Fords of Oakham
2019-04-22 14:11 Nigel Harvey from Stamford is doing London to Paris Cycle ride for Papworth charity
2019-04-22 14:11 Sunderland fans enjoy the sights of Stamford
2019-04-22 13:08 Skipper Vitas leads the charge as newly-promoted Sports start with emphatic victory
2019-04-22 12:05 Two wickets fall in final over as Sleaford sneak home by two runs
2019-04-22 12:05 Final five wickets fall for just 10 runs as Cook turns up heat at Outgang Road
2019-04-22 12:05 Two Rutlanders to walk Hadrian's Wall dressed as Roman Centurions in aid of the MS Society, The Lodge Trust and Greetham Church Roof fund
2019-04-22 12:05 Stamford Townswomen's Guild donates £500 to the Amazon Children's Ward at Peterborough City Hospital
2019-04-22 07:53 Stamford Hospital trust members asked to vote for public governor
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