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Organiser of Uppingham Scrub Hub is Citizen of the Week

A woman who has orchestrated a scrubs movement is Citizen of the Week.

Liz Clarke, who runs a PR and communications company with her husband, has been putting her sewing skills to use throughout lockdown.

Over the Easter bank holiday weekend, Liz coordinated a group to make clothes

today 10:32
Rutland couple's bad luck buying Exeter Arms pub in Barrowden just before coronavirus lockdown

Husband and wife team Mark and Katie Symes certainly know a thing or two about bad luck and timing.

The couple had just bought their dream pub - the Exeter Arms in Barrowden - back in January and splashed out £100,000 on a makeover and renovations.

But an hour after they opened up

today 08:26
Invictus Games athlete and Team UK captain Rachel Williamson will talk about mental health on Facebook Live during a series hosted by The Oppo Foundation

A sportswoman who was due to captain Team UK at the Invictus Games will open up about her mental health struggles.

Rachel Williamson was forced to give up her role as an RAF medic after suffering a life-changing injury while playing rugby.

She went on to compete in the Invictus Games

today 06:20
Rutland Water ospreys are stars of web as they raise chicks on camera in front of thousands of viewers during lockdown

While the nature reserve on the western shore of Rutland Water remains closed to visitors, there is one couple and their children who are happy spreading their wings.

During the height of the lockdown last month, osprey Maya and her partner - called 33(11) - hatched four

yesterday 17:44
Rugby Football Union produce a six-stage road map for community clubs to return to some kind of action

The RFU have issued a road map for the return of community rugby.

A national road map, announced today (Thursday), gives guidance on how the game can resume safely. Teams can now train in small groups and the RFU warn that this could be the way it stays for some time.

The game's

yesterday 16:41
Stamford Skatepark to stay closed despite youngsters breaking and entering

Stamford Skatepark will remain closed even though youngsters continue to break through security fencing to access it.

Members of the town council’s amenities committee voted unanimously to keep the Recreation Ground facility shut during a meeting on Wednesday evening (June 3).

Town

yesterday 15:38
Stallholders return to South Kesteven District Council's markets following lockdown let-up

There were queues reported outside Bourne Market on the first day of full re-opening on Thursday (June 4).

More stallholders are returning to all of South Kesteven District Council’s markets following the Government's decision to ease some lockdown restrictions.

Shoppers are being

yesterday 12:29
The London Inn in Stamford could open a separate premises in Broad Street to meet the demand for home deliveries until pubs can reopen as normal

A pub owner hopes to expand into separate premises to meet the rising demand for food deliveries.

Nick Pistolas has applied for planning permission to revamp a disused wine shop into a takeaway.

The building in Broad Street would be used as an annex to the London Inn which has been

yesterday 12:29
St George's Street in Stamford to close for 5 months while M&S gets a new roof

A town road will be closed to traffic for five months while a Marks and Spencer store is repaired.

St George's Street in Stamford will shut from Monday, June 22 to allow the M&S Simply Food store to be re-roofed.

The work will include the replacement of the full pitched roof, a flat

yesterday 11:26
Stamford Dog Show to take place via Facebook

A dog show is set to be held in the virtual world this year after the coronavirus crisis led to a change of plans.

Instead of taking place on The Meadows on September 13, Stamford Dog Show is inviting people to submit their entry photos and videos using Facebook, with winners announced in

yesterday 10:23
Fire at Kate's Bridge, Thurlby damaged fence and tree

A 'controlled burn' got out of control and damaged a fence and tree before firefighters turned up to put it out.

A crew from Bourne Fire Station was called to Kate's Bridge, Thurlby at 5.45pm yesterday (Wednesday, May 3) and used a hose and drags to extinguish the blaze.

About 4m of

yesterday 09:20
Rutland resident donates face masks to county's care homes

A Rutland resident has donated free face masks to each of the care homes in the county.

After hearing about the shortage of PPE equipment, Andy Brand decided to donate a month’s worth of face masks to each of the care homes in Rutland.

Andy, a former electrical engineer, lost a lot

yesterday 08:17
LotterySK remains strong through coronavirus lockdown

Ticket sales for South Kesteven District Council's community lottery, LotterySK, are continuing to flood in despite the coronavirus crisis.

The lottery supports community projects in the South Kesteven area through the sale of its tickets, which give players the chance to win

yesterday 06:11
Police are warning Rutland residents to be wary of distraction burglaries

Police are asking Rutland residents to watch out for a silver Volkswagen Touran car, which may be involved in distraction burglaries.

In a message on Twitter, the force reported the driver of the vehicle had been reported knocking on doors in the village of Wing.

It asked anyone who

2020-06-03 21:41
For the Love of Scrubs Stamford, Lincs/Rutland receives donations from Freemasons and broadcaster Chris Evans among others

A sewing group led by a theatre costume designer has now provided scrubs and other garments to more than 1,200 frontline healthcare workers.

For the Love of Scrubs Stamford, Lincs/Rutland, run by Miriam Davies, continues to receive support and donations from a range of people and

2020-06-03 19:35
Severn Trent apologises after water supply runs dry in Oakham, Rutland

A water company has apologised to residents after their taps ran dry this week.

A long spell of dry weather has meant supply issues in Rutland, which is managed by water firm Severn Trent.

A spokesman for the company said: "We’re really sorry to customers in the Oakham area

2020-06-03 19:35
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Organiser of Uppingham Scrub Hub is Citizen of the Week

A woman who has orchestrated a scrubs movement is Citizen of the Week.

Liz Clarke, who runs a PR and communications company with her husband, has been putting her sewing skills to use throughout lockdown.

Over the Easter bank holiday weekend, Liz coordinated a group to make clothes

today 10:32
Rutland couple's bad luck buying Exeter Arms pub in Barrowden just before coronavirus lockdown

Husband and wife team Mark and Katie Symes certainly know a thing or two about bad luck and timing.

The couple had just bought their dream pub - the Exeter Arms in Barrowden - back in January and splashed out £100,000 on a makeover and renovations.

But an hour after they opened up

today 08:26
Invictus Games athlete and Team UK captain Rachel Williamson will talk about mental health on Facebook Live during a series hosted by The Oppo Foundation

A sportswoman who was due to captain Team UK at the Invictus Games will open up about her mental health struggles.

Rachel Williamson was forced to give up her role as an RAF medic after suffering a life-changing injury while playing rugby.

She went on to compete in the Invictus Games

today 06:20
Rutland Water ospreys are stars of web as they raise chicks on camera in front of thousands of viewers during lockdown

While the nature reserve on the western shore of Rutland Water remains closed to visitors, there is one couple and their children who are happy spreading their wings.

During the height of the lockdown last month, osprey Maya and her partner - called 33(11) - hatched four

yesterday 17:44
Rugby Football Union produce a six-stage road map for community clubs to return to some kind of action

The RFU have issued a road map for the return of community rugby.

A national road map, announced today (Thursday), gives guidance on how the game can resume safely. Teams can now train in small groups and the RFU warn that this could be the way it stays for some time.

The game's

yesterday 16:41
Stamford Skatepark to stay closed despite youngsters breaking and entering

Stamford Skatepark will remain closed even though youngsters continue to break through security fencing to access it.

Members of the town council’s amenities committee voted unanimously to keep the Recreation Ground facility shut during a meeting on Wednesday evening (June 3).

Town

yesterday 15:38
Stallholders return to South Kesteven District Council's markets following lockdown let-up

There were queues reported outside Bourne Market on the first day of full re-opening on Thursday (June 4).

More stallholders are returning to all of South Kesteven District Council’s markets following the Government's decision to ease some lockdown restrictions.

Shoppers are being

yesterday 12:29
The London Inn in Stamford could open a separate premises in Broad Street to meet the demand for home deliveries until pubs can reopen as normal

A pub owner hopes to expand into separate premises to meet the rising demand for food deliveries.

Nick Pistolas has applied for planning permission to revamp a disused wine shop into a takeaway.

The building in Broad Street would be used as an annex to the London Inn which has been

yesterday 12:29
St George's Street in Stamford to close for 5 months while M&S gets a new roof

A town road will be closed to traffic for five months while a Marks and Spencer store is repaired.

St George's Street in Stamford will shut from Monday, June 22 to allow the M&S Simply Food store to be re-roofed.

The work will include the replacement of the full pitched roof, a flat

yesterday 11:26
Stamford Dog Show to take place via Facebook

A dog show is set to be held in the virtual world this year after the coronavirus crisis led to a change of plans.

Instead of taking place on The Meadows on September 13, Stamford Dog Show is inviting people to submit their entry photos and videos using Facebook, with winners announced in

yesterday 10:23
Fire at Kate's Bridge, Thurlby damaged fence and tree

A 'controlled burn' got out of control and damaged a fence and tree before firefighters turned up to put it out.

A crew from Bourne Fire Station was called to Kate's Bridge, Thurlby at 5.45pm yesterday (Wednesday, May 3) and used a hose and drags to extinguish the blaze.

About 4m of

yesterday 09:20
Rutland resident donates face masks to county's care homes

A Rutland resident has donated free face masks to each of the care homes in the county.

After hearing about the shortage of PPE equipment, Andy Brand decided to donate a month’s worth of face masks to each of the care homes in Rutland.

Andy, a former electrical engineer, lost a lot

yesterday 08:17
LotterySK remains strong through coronavirus lockdown

Ticket sales for South Kesteven District Council's community lottery, LotterySK, are continuing to flood in despite the coronavirus crisis.

The lottery supports community projects in the South Kesteven area through the sale of its tickets, which give players the chance to win

yesterday 06:11
Police are warning Rutland residents to be wary of distraction burglaries

Police are asking Rutland residents to watch out for a silver Volkswagen Touran car, which may be involved in distraction burglaries.

In a message on Twitter, the force reported the driver of the vehicle had been reported knocking on doors in the village of Wing.

It asked anyone who

2020-06-03 21:41
For the Love of Scrubs Stamford, Lincs/Rutland receives donations from Freemasons and broadcaster Chris Evans among others

A sewing group led by a theatre costume designer has now provided scrubs and other garments to more than 1,200 frontline healthcare workers.

For the Love of Scrubs Stamford, Lincs/Rutland, run by Miriam Davies, continues to receive support and donations from a range of people and

2020-06-03 19:35
Severn Trent apologises after water supply runs dry in Oakham, Rutland

A water company has apologised to residents after their taps ran dry this week.

A long spell of dry weather has meant supply issues in Rutland, which is managed by water firm Severn Trent.

A spokesman for the company said: "We’re really sorry to customers in the Oakham area

2020-06-03 19:35
Latest news from Bourne
today 10:32 Organiser of Uppingham Scrub Hub is Citizen of the Week
today 08:26 Rutland couple's bad luck buying Exeter Arms pub in Barrowden just before coronavirus lockdown
today 06:20 Invictus Games athlete and Team UK captain Rachel Williamson will talk about mental health on Facebook Live during a series hosted by The Oppo Foundation
yesterday 17:44 Rutland Water ospreys are stars of web as they raise chicks on camera in front of thousands of viewers during lockdown
yesterday 16:41 Rugby Football Union produce a six-stage road map for community clubs to return to some kind of action
yesterday 15:38 Stamford Skatepark to stay closed despite youngsters breaking and entering
yesterday 12:29 Stallholders return to South Kesteven District Council's markets following lockdown let-up
yesterday 12:29 The London Inn in Stamford could open a separate premises in Broad Street to meet the demand for home deliveries until pubs can reopen as normal
yesterday 11:26 St George's Street in Stamford to close for 5 months while M&S gets a new roof
yesterday 10:23 Stamford Dog Show to take place via Facebook
yesterday 09:20 Fire at Kate's Bridge, Thurlby damaged fence and tree
yesterday 08:17 Rutland resident donates face masks to county's care homes
yesterday 06:11 LotterySK remains strong through coronavirus lockdown
2020-06-03 21:41 Police are warning Rutland residents to be wary of distraction burglaries
2020-06-03 19:35 For the Love of Scrubs Stamford, Lincs/Rutland receives donations from Freemasons and broadcaster Chris Evans among others
2020-06-03 19:35 Severn Trent apologises after water supply runs dry in Oakham, Rutland
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2020-06-03 13:17 McDonald’s to reopen drive-thrus in Stamford and Bourne today
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2020-06-03 10:08 St Gilbert's School pupil raises funds for NHS with jokes and ice lolly kart in Stamford
2020-06-03 08:02 Rutland escape room One Way Out offers a game to play at home during lockdown
2020-06-02 19:26 Pupils return to Stamford Endowed Schools after 10 weeks of lockdown
2020-06-02 19:26 Police issue a warning to drivers following a spate of thefts from vehicles parked at beauty spots
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2020-06-02 16:17 What's open at Rutland Water? Paths and some facilities reopening on Tuesday June 2 after closure to prevent spread of coronavirus
2020-06-02 16:17 Uppingham Hopper passenger service will return as non-essential shops reopen on June 15
2020-06-02 15:14 Anglian Water urges people to be water wise as demand hots up
2020-06-02 14:11 Bourne firm Larkfleet Homes restarts construction at sites in Market Deeping and Rutland
2020-06-02 14:11 Boris Johnson replies to St Gilbert's School pupil with letter of thanks
2020-06-02 13:08 Langham Street Market on August Bank Holiday cancelled because it draws huge crowds
2020-06-02 13:08 Rutland Water to reopen on Tuesday June 2 after closure to prevent spread of coronavirus
2020-06-02 12:05 Resilient Rutland donate creative packs to young people
2020-06-02 11:02 Rutland Water to reopen for bank and boat anglers
2020-06-02 09:59 Petition launched to save Rutland Radio from being rebranded by Bauer Media
2020-06-02 08:56 Schoolboy from Stamford raises more than £1,000 for Hamerton Zoo with 100km garden run
2020-06-01 20:20 Bourne family back Max and Kiera's law on organ donation in memory of Maddy Orford
2020-06-01 19:17 Motorists warned of fallen tree in Greatford
2020-06-01 18:14 Principal of Malcolm Sargent Primary School in Stamford speaks about first day back after lockdown
2020-06-01 18:14 Barnack Primary School pupils raise funds for the Light Project Peterborough
2020-06-01 16:08 Severn Trent appeals to people in Rutland to save water as it sees demand soar after driest May in a century
2020-06-01 16:08 Stamford Netball League founder reflects on years of coaching as coronavirus stops training
2020-06-01 15:05 Temperatures to remain high as lockdown restrictions are gradually eased
2020-06-01 14:02 Burghley Park Cricket Club launch fundraising appeal after event cancellation
2020-06-01 14:02 Lincolnshire's health boss "shares a lot of concerns" over easing of lockdown restrictions
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