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More Travel of Stamford wins major industry award

Stamford travel agency More Travel has won a major industry award.

The agency, created by Helen Dooley and based at 15a St Mary’s Street, has been declared Independent Travel Agency of the Year in the Aspire Awards, which are part of Travel Weekly magazine.

Aspire editor

yesterday 20:35
Corby Glen Sheep Fair still a big draw despite terrible forecast

Organisers of this year's 782nd Corby Glen Sheep Fair say the event went extremely well despite visitor numbers being down on previous years.

Kaith Raby, chairman of the fair, estimated crowds at Sunday's event were down 40 per cent on previous years. Last year's event attracted about

yesterday 18:29
VIDEO: Great Eastern Run 2019 race director Jon Marsden speaks about decision to cancel the race after suspicious activity needed Peterborough police investigation

Great Eastern Run race director Jon Marsden has talked about the decision to cancel today's half marathon in Peterborough following 'suspicious activity' that sparked fears for runners' safety.

In a short video posted on Peterborough City Council's YouTube channel, Jon apologised to those

yesterday 17:26
Great Eastern Run 2019 cancelled due to suspicious activity reported in good faith but misinterpreted say Peterborough police

The 'suspicious activity' that cancelled this morning's Great Eastern Run in Peterborough is now thought to have been harmless, police have said.

The race, which attracted more than 3,000 runners - and thousands more supporters - was called off on the start line at 11am.

Police had

yesterday 16:23
Stamford Stone continues recruitment spree

Stamford Stone has continued its recruitment spree, with it more than quadrupling staff numbers over four years.

The stone supplier used to employ 11, but new recruits have pushed the total to 48.

Director Laura Green credits the growth on the company increasing its mineral

yesterday 16:23
Photos from the Great Eastern Run 2019, cancelled due to suspicious activity described by a race official as a 'bomb threat at mile 11'

Today's Great Eastern Run in Peterborough attracted hundreds of runners from across the area - but was cancelled on the start line.

The 13-mile event had to be stopped because of 'suspicious activity' at mile 11, which a race official described as 'a bomb threat'.

Here are some

yesterday 15:20
Rutland school choirs combine for first time

For the first time ever, pupils from every school in Rutland will come together to perform in an ambitious concert at De Montfort Hall in Leicester, on Tuesday, October 15.

The concert will include more than 450 pupils aged seven to 16 years and is the culmination of hours of workshops,

yesterday 14:17
Perkins Great Eastern Run in Peterborough cancelled due to what is believed to have been a bomb threat

The Perkins Great Eastern Run has been cancelled this morning (October 13) due to a suspected bomb threat.

Race officials told runners - including Mercury news editor Suzanne Moon - that there had been a 'bomb threat' at mile 11.

Police have confirmed 'suspicious activity' had taken

yesterday 13:14
The first-ever Stamford Heath in Retirement event is held at the town hall

Stamford retirees have been urged to take better care of themselves.

The message was given and received by almost 50 people in a first event of its kind at Stamford Town Hall on Wednesday (October 9).

‘Stamford Health in Retirement’ was hosted by Evergreen Care Trust, Stamford

yesterday 12:11
Perkins Great Eastern Run in Peterborough cancelled due to bomb threat

The Perkins Great Eastern Run has been cancelled this morning (October 13) due to a bomb threat.

Organisers of the half marathon around Peterborough took the decision to cancel it about an hour ago due to the threat at mile 11.

Runners were left waiting for around half an hour before

yesterday 12:11
Rutland and South Kesteven brews up its 'biggest' beer festival in historic church

The biggest beer festival of the year in Rutland and South Kesteven takes place in Grantham next week.

Members of Peterborough area Camra (which covers Stamford and the Deepings) along with fellow Camra members from Rutland, will be attending the festival at the magnificent St Wulfram's

yesterday 10:05
Air quality figures in Colsterworth are incorrect, according to South Kesteven District Council

A warning over air quality, which saw a 70-home development on the A1 north of Stamford shelved last month, has been disproved by South Kesteven District Council officers.

Colsterworth parish councillor Mark Ramage told the authority’s planning committee last month that the site of the

yesterday 09:02
Stamford schoolboy Jack Firkins, 12, to play a major role in production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

A schoolboy is about to tread the boards in one of the leading roles of a stage adaptation of the Ian Fleming and Sherman Brothers’ spectacular, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Twelve-year old Jack Firkins from Stamford will play Jeremy Potts, the son of the loveable but eccentric inventor

yesterday 06:56
Deeping Rangers are beaten by Shepshed Dynamo in the United Counties League Premier Division

Deeping's hopes of shattering Shepshed's sensational start to the United Counties League campaign were dashed in the clash of two of the Premier Division titans at the Haydon Whitham Stadium on Saturday.

Former Stamford striker John King cracked the only goal of the game to defeat Deeping

2019-10-12 22:26
Exotic Pet Refuge will open its doors for the final time in 2019 on Sunday

A sanctuary for exotic animals and native wildlife will open its doors to visitors on Sunday, October 13.

The Exotic Pet Refuge at 102 Station Road, Deeping St James is home to more than 250 animals, including primates, cats, wolves, parrots, owls and reptiles.

Refreshments, a

2019-10-12 22:26
Round-up of the Saturday action featuring Stamford AFC, Cottesmore, Blackstones FC and Bourne Town

Stamford smashed Belper's brilliant 17-match unbeaten run to make FA Trophy progress with a terrific 3-0 away win on Saturday.

The Daniels led their BetVictor Northern Premier League South East Division rivals at the break courtesy of Jon Challinor's 43rd minute strike.

Olly

2019-10-12 21:23
Daily News
More Travel of Stamford wins major industry award

Stamford travel agency More Travel has won a major industry award.

The agency, created by Helen Dooley and based at 15a St Mary’s Street, has been declared Independent Travel Agency of the Year in the Aspire Awards, which are part of Travel Weekly magazine.

Aspire editor

yesterday 20:35
Corby Glen Sheep Fair still a big draw despite terrible forecast

Organisers of this year's 782nd Corby Glen Sheep Fair say the event went extremely well despite visitor numbers being down on previous years.

Kaith Raby, chairman of the fair, estimated crowds at Sunday's event were down 40 per cent on previous years. Last year's event attracted about

yesterday 18:29
VIDEO: Great Eastern Run 2019 race director Jon Marsden speaks about decision to cancel the race after suspicious activity needed Peterborough police investigation

Great Eastern Run race director Jon Marsden has talked about the decision to cancel today's half marathon in Peterborough following 'suspicious activity' that sparked fears for runners' safety.

In a short video posted on Peterborough City Council's YouTube channel, Jon apologised to those

yesterday 17:26
Great Eastern Run 2019 cancelled due to suspicious activity reported in good faith but misinterpreted say Peterborough police

The 'suspicious activity' that cancelled this morning's Great Eastern Run in Peterborough is now thought to have been harmless, police have said.

The race, which attracted more than 3,000 runners - and thousands more supporters - was called off on the start line at 11am.

Police had

yesterday 16:23
Stamford Stone continues recruitment spree

Stamford Stone has continued its recruitment spree, with it more than quadrupling staff numbers over four years.

The stone supplier used to employ 11, but new recruits have pushed the total to 48.

Director Laura Green credits the growth on the company increasing its mineral

yesterday 16:23
Photos from the Great Eastern Run 2019, cancelled due to suspicious activity described by a race official as a 'bomb threat at mile 11'

Today's Great Eastern Run in Peterborough attracted hundreds of runners from across the area - but was cancelled on the start line.

The 13-mile event had to be stopped because of 'suspicious activity' at mile 11, which a race official described as 'a bomb threat'.

Here are some

yesterday 15:20
Rutland school choirs combine for first time

For the first time ever, pupils from every school in Rutland will come together to perform in an ambitious concert at De Montfort Hall in Leicester, on Tuesday, October 15.

The concert will include more than 450 pupils aged seven to 16 years and is the culmination of hours of workshops,

yesterday 14:17
Perkins Great Eastern Run in Peterborough cancelled due to what is believed to have been a bomb threat

The Perkins Great Eastern Run has been cancelled this morning (October 13) due to a suspected bomb threat.

Race officials told runners - including Mercury news editor Suzanne Moon - that there had been a 'bomb threat' at mile 11.

Police have confirmed 'suspicious activity' had taken

yesterday 13:14
The first-ever Stamford Heath in Retirement event is held at the town hall

Stamford retirees have been urged to take better care of themselves.

The message was given and received by almost 50 people in a first event of its kind at Stamford Town Hall on Wednesday (October 9).

‘Stamford Health in Retirement’ was hosted by Evergreen Care Trust, Stamford

yesterday 12:11
Perkins Great Eastern Run in Peterborough cancelled due to bomb threat

The Perkins Great Eastern Run has been cancelled this morning (October 13) due to a bomb threat.

Organisers of the half marathon around Peterborough took the decision to cancel it about an hour ago due to the threat at mile 11.

Runners were left waiting for around half an hour before

yesterday 12:11
Rutland and South Kesteven brews up its 'biggest' beer festival in historic church

The biggest beer festival of the year in Rutland and South Kesteven takes place in Grantham next week.

Members of Peterborough area Camra (which covers Stamford and the Deepings) along with fellow Camra members from Rutland, will be attending the festival at the magnificent St Wulfram's

yesterday 10:05
Air quality figures in Colsterworth are incorrect, according to South Kesteven District Council

A warning over air quality, which saw a 70-home development on the A1 north of Stamford shelved last month, has been disproved by South Kesteven District Council officers.

Colsterworth parish councillor Mark Ramage told the authority’s planning committee last month that the site of the

yesterday 09:02
Stamford schoolboy Jack Firkins, 12, to play a major role in production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

A schoolboy is about to tread the boards in one of the leading roles of a stage adaptation of the Ian Fleming and Sherman Brothers’ spectacular, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Twelve-year old Jack Firkins from Stamford will play Jeremy Potts, the son of the loveable but eccentric inventor

yesterday 06:56
Deeping Rangers are beaten by Shepshed Dynamo in the United Counties League Premier Division

Deeping's hopes of shattering Shepshed's sensational start to the United Counties League campaign were dashed in the clash of two of the Premier Division titans at the Haydon Whitham Stadium on Saturday.

Former Stamford striker John King cracked the only goal of the game to defeat Deeping

2019-10-12 22:26
Exotic Pet Refuge will open its doors for the final time in 2019 on Sunday

A sanctuary for exotic animals and native wildlife will open its doors to visitors on Sunday, October 13.

The Exotic Pet Refuge at 102 Station Road, Deeping St James is home to more than 250 animals, including primates, cats, wolves, parrots, owls and reptiles.

Refreshments, a

2019-10-12 22:26
Round-up of the Saturday action featuring Stamford AFC, Cottesmore, Blackstones FC and Bourne Town

Stamford smashed Belper's brilliant 17-match unbeaten run to make FA Trophy progress with a terrific 3-0 away win on Saturday.

The Daniels led their BetVictor Northern Premier League South East Division rivals at the break courtesy of Jon Challinor's 43rd minute strike.

Olly

2019-10-12 21:23
Latest news from Bourne
yesterday 20:35 More Travel of Stamford wins major industry award
yesterday 18:29 Corby Glen Sheep Fair still a big draw despite terrible forecast
yesterday 17:26 VIDEO: Great Eastern Run 2019 race director Jon Marsden speaks about decision to cancel the race after suspicious activity needed Peterborough police investigation
yesterday 16:23 Great Eastern Run 2019 cancelled due to suspicious activity reported in good faith but misinterpreted say Peterborough police
yesterday 16:23 Stamford Stone continues recruitment spree
yesterday 15:20 Photos from the Great Eastern Run 2019, cancelled due to suspicious activity described by a race official as a 'bomb threat at mile 11'
yesterday 14:17 Rutland school choirs combine for first time
yesterday 13:14 Perkins Great Eastern Run in Peterborough cancelled due to what is believed to have been a bomb threat
yesterday 12:11 The first-ever Stamford Heath in Retirement event is held at the town hall
yesterday 12:11 Perkins Great Eastern Run in Peterborough cancelled due to bomb threat
yesterday 10:05 Rutland and South Kesteven brews up its 'biggest' beer festival in historic church
yesterday 09:02 Air quality figures in Colsterworth are incorrect, according to South Kesteven District Council
yesterday 06:56 Stamford schoolboy Jack Firkins, 12, to play a major role in production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
2019-10-12 22:26 Deeping Rangers are beaten by Shepshed Dynamo in the United Counties League Premier Division
2019-10-12 22:26 Exotic Pet Refuge will open its doors for the final time in 2019 on Sunday
2019-10-12 21:23 Round-up of the Saturday action featuring Stamford AFC, Cottesmore, Blackstones FC and Bourne Town
2019-10-12 21:23 Grantas is this week's Three Counties Dog Rescue dog of the week
2019-10-12 20:20 Oakham and Uppingham Macular Society Support Group
2019-10-12 18:14 Specsavers in Oakham helps to raise more than £5,000 to train a Guide Dogs puppy
2019-10-12 16:08 Stamford pain clinic services could return and town councillor, Julie Clarke, says she is '90 per cent certain' it will happen
2019-10-12 14:02 Lincolnshire County Council refuses to release its latest impact assessments ahead of Brexit after freedom of information request from John Bland of the European Movement
2019-10-12 12:59 The Second Helpings Kids' Lunch Club is returning to Barn Hill Methodist Church in Stamford for October 2019 half term
2019-10-12 12:59 Professor Robert Winston speaks to pupils of Stamford Endowed Schools
2019-10-12 10:53 Oakham travel agent moves to larger premises in Oakham High Street, Rutland
2019-10-12 10:53 Morrisons shoppers can support a Stamford fundraising group
2019-10-12 08:47 Bourne Abbey Primary School pupils open the door to creative writing
2019-10-11 22:17 Oakham travel agent moves to larger premises
2019-10-11 21:14 Secret garden on sale in Stamford
2019-10-11 19:08 Bourne Town manager Simon Daws aiming for third successive United Counties League Division One win at Harrowby United on Saturday
2019-10-11 19:08 Bob and Carol Warters from Ketton in Rutland witness two rescues of refugees in the Mediterranean while on the P and O cruise ship Azura
2019-10-11 18:05 Hitchen's Barn in Oakham wins Michelin Guide recognition
2019-10-11 17:02 Rutland and South Kesteven churches replacing stolen lead roofs with steel
2019-10-11 14:56 Trophy test for Stamford AFC who visit Belper Town ahead of the Nailers' FA Cup clash with Notts County
2019-10-11 14:56 Site of empty Crown Inn at Tinwell proposed for five homes
2019-10-11 14:56 Man arrested by firearms police in Colsterworth, north of Stamford
2019-10-11 12:50 Police and councils are cracking down on illegal parking in the Deepings and Rutland
2019-10-11 12:50 Stamford Welland Academy teacher creates album for Don't Lose Hope charity to support World Mental Health Day
2019-10-11 12:50 Market Deeping firefighters deal with bin fire at The Precincts shopping centre
2019-10-11 10:44 Cottesmore AFC will visit Clay Cross Town aiming to progress in the FA Vase
2019-10-11 10:44 Busy schedule for Rutland Morris' Day of Dance
2019-10-11 08:38 Stamford businesses can become plastic-free champions
2019-10-10 23:11 Peterborough Crown Court: Bourne farm worker sentenced for sending sexual messages to teenage girl
2019-10-10 22:08 Large quantity of vitamins stolen from Boots in Stamford
2019-10-10 20:02 Burghley house in Stamford will close for filming during October 2019
2019-10-10 20:02 Baby Loss Awareness Week encourages families to share their stories and break the silence around infant death
2019-10-10 18:59 Back to school exhibition in Oakham
2019-10-10 17:56 Peterborough Crown Court: Bourne farm worker sent to prison for sending sexual messages to teenage girl
2019-10-10 16:53 Ground-breaking ceremony held to celebrate the start of building of the new art, design and technology centre at The Deepings School in Deeping St James
2019-10-10 16:53 Steam locomotive 46233 Duchess of Sutherland and The Yorkshireman Railtour passes over Harringworth Viaduct in Rutland on Saturday October 19, 2019
2019-10-10 15:50 Lorry sheds load onto A1 southbound at Stamford
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