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Maddy Baillie joined Iliffe Media Publishing in 2019 as an editorial apprentice for the Rutland and Stamford Mercury. In 2020 she became a trainee reporter for the Rutland and Stamford Mercury. In 2022, she qualified as a senior reporter.

Firefighters called to kitchen emergency

19 April 2024
Firefighters called to kitchen emergency

Firefighters called to kitchen emergency

19 April 2024

Firefighters were called after food which was being cooked on a hob caught alight.


Restaurant to reopen after refurbishment

19 April 2024
Restaurant to reopen after refurbishment

Restaurant to reopen after refurbishment

19 April 2024

A town bar and restaurant is reopening after an extensive refurbishment which will keep it ‘fit for purpose for the next 20 years’.


Discovery of items in field prompts police appeal

19 April 2024
Discovery of items in field prompts police appeal

Discovery of items in field prompts police appeal

19 April 2024

Police are appealing to reunite lost jewellery with its owner.


One-way systems, dropping speed limits and new parking restrictions part of plans to improve travel in town

19 April 2024
One-way systems, dropping speed limits and new parking restrictions part of plans to improve travel in town

One-way systems, dropping speed limits and new parking restrictions part of plans to improve travel in town

19 April 2024

Plans to make travelling around town easier have been announced.

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Crash causes seven-mile queue on A1

19 April 2024
Crash causes seven-mile queue on A1

Crash causes seven-mile queue on A1

19 April 2024

The A1 is now clear following a three-vehicle crash.

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Plans for countryside quarry

19 April 2024
Plans for countryside quarry

Plans for countryside quarry

19 April 2024

A limestone quarry could be created near an RAF base.

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When will parking charges increase?

19 April 2024
When will parking charges increase?

When will parking charges increase?

19 April 2024

A councillor has revealed why increased parking charges have not been implemented yet.


Swapping the football pitch for the London Marathon

18 April 2024
Swapping the football pitch for the London Marathon

Swapping the football pitch for the London Marathon

18 April 2024

Four men used to running around a football pitch will be swapping turf for the streets of London when they take on a marathon.


Pupils raise funds to buy new sports equipment

18 April 2024
Pupils raise funds to buy new sports equipment

Pupils raise funds to buy new sports equipment

18 April 2024

Primary school pupils trained with a top alpine skier at a fundraising event.

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‘Cut flooding budget to save leisure centre’

18 April 2024
‘Cut flooding budget to save leisure centre’

‘Cut flooding budget to save leisure centre’

18 April 2024

Funding to stop flooding will be cut if a leisure centre is saved from closure.


Crews called to vehicle fire

17 April 2024
Crews called to vehicle fire

Crews called to vehicle fire

17 April 2024

Firefighters were called to a vehicle on fire in a residential area.


‘Token old couple’ tell all about getting naked on hit TV show: ‘Already my bottom is really famous’

17 April 2024
‘Token old couple’ tell all about getting naked on hit TV show: ‘Already my bottom is really famous’

‘Token old couple’ tell all about getting naked on hit TV show: ‘Already my bottom is really famous’

17 April 2024

A retired couple who are racing across the world have revealed what it is like to be part of a hit television show.


Break-in at former school

16 April 2024
Break-in at former school

Break-in at former school

16 April 2024

A window was smashed during a break in at a former village primary school.


Council to cut costs as ‘doing nothing is clearly not an option’

16 April 2024
Council to cut costs as ‘doing nothing is clearly not an option’

Council to cut costs as ‘doing nothing is clearly not an option’

16 April 2024

A council could repurpose its expensive buildings and sell off property in a bid to save money.


Football fan on a mission to prevent suicide: ‘We shouldn’t accept it is part of society and move on’

16 April 2024
Football fan on a mission to prevent suicide: ‘We shouldn’t accept it is part of society and move on’

Football fan on a mission to prevent suicide: ‘We shouldn’t accept it is part of society and move on’

16 April 2024

A football fan will walk non-stop for 40 miles and visit six stadiums to raise money for a mental health charity.


Main road blocked

15 April 2024
Main road blocked

Main road blocked

15 April 2024

Drivers are facing delays as a vehicle is blocking a main road.


Yellow weather warning issued as strong winds hit the area

15 April 2024
Yellow weather warning issued as strong winds hit the area

Yellow weather warning issued as strong winds hit the area

15 April 2024

The Met Office has warned windy weather could cause disruption.


Overturned truck shuts road

15 April 2024
Overturned truck shuts road

Overturned truck shuts road

15 April 2024

A main road has been closed after a truck overturned.


‘We call ourselves the sole sisters but after 106km we’ll be the blister sisters’

15 April 2024
‘We call ourselves the sole sisters but after 106km we’ll be the blister sisters’

‘We call ourselves the sole sisters but after 106km we’ll be the blister sisters’

15 April 2024

Three mums will be putting in the miles to raise money for a cancer charity.


‘Mental health and wellbeing charity transformed my life’

13 April 2024
‘Mental health and wellbeing charity transformed my life’

‘Mental health and wellbeing charity transformed my life’

13 April 2024

A man whose life was turned around by a mental health charity is raising awareness.


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