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Toddler meets RAF Wittering and ambulance crew heroes who saved his life

A toddler has been reunited with the ambulance crew and RAF Wittering Responders who helped save his life after he suddenly fell unconscious at home last month.

News
Nick Boles MP

Stamford’s Conservative MP Nick Boles overcomes cancer and will stand in General Election

A Conservative MP who has been battling cancer has said he will stand again for election on June 8.

Politics
Accident

Long delays on A1 after van hits central reservation

There are long delays on the A1 near Stamford after a van hit the central reservation this afternoon.

Transport
Road Closed

A1 between Peterborough and Stamford closed for four hours due to ‘police incident’

The A1 between Peterborough and Stamford was closed for four hours last night due to a ‘police incident.’

Transport
A British Transport Police officer

Man killed after being hit by train near Stamford

An elderly man has died after being hit by a train near Stamford last night.

Transport
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Inspector Morse creator and Old Stamfordian Colin Dexter OBE dies aged 86

Old Stamfordian, scholar and author of the Inspector Morse series Colin Dexter OBE has died today aged 86.

News 1
Firefighters at The George. Photo: Tamara Cooke

Five fire crews called to The George of Stamford

Five fire crews were called to The George of Stamford yesterday (Thursday, March 16).

News 1
David Noble, chief executive of CIPS, who has died suddenly after a short illness.

Tributes paid after sudden death of leading Stamford business chief

Tributes have been paid to a leading Stamford businessman who has died after a short illness.

Business
Ambulance Service

Ambulance crew go “above and beyond” after finding four vehicle crash on A1 at Stamford

An ambulance crew went “above and beyond” the call of duty after discovering a serious four vehicle collision on the A1 at Stamford this morning.

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Police

UPDATED: A1 shut near Stamford after car crosses central reservation and hits three other vehicles

A very serious crash between a car and three vans closed the A1 near Stamford this morning.

Transport
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Partner of Burghley House butler crushed in lift describes ‘irreparable’ pain

The partner of Burghley House butler Arthur Mellar has described the pain he has suffered since he was crushed to death by a luggage lift in July 2014.

Crime
Victim Arthur Mellar pictured in front of Burghley House

UPDATE: Burghley House trust fined £266,000 after butler crushed to death in lift

The trust which runs Burghley House in Stamford has been fined £266,000 after a butler was crushed to death in a luggage lift.

Crime
Police

UPDATE: Overturned lorry shuts A1 near Stamford

An overturned vehicle closed the A1 near Stamford this afternoon, Friday February 24.

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Jenny Collier, 34, and fiancee Alex Marshall

Stamford bride wins £25,000 Peterborough wedding prize on Valentine’s Day

Bride-to-be Jenny Collier received the perfect Valentine’s Day gift this week as she found out she’d won a £25,000 wedding.

News 3
Increase in suspicious and potentially illegal door to door sellers targeting vulnerable homes

Increase in suspicious and potentially illegal door to door sellers targeting vulnerable homes

Police are warning residents to be aware of a rise in ‘suspicious’ and potentially illegal door to door sellers.

Crime 1
Police

Serious crash closes A1 near Stamford

A serious collision involving two lorries has closed the A1 near Stamford.

Transport
Henk Landeweerd and Nick Cole doing a 24hr sponsored squash marathon at Stamford squash centre. EMN-170129-090455009

All-nighter for squash marathon

Stamford Squash Club member Nick Cole (41) took part in a 24-hour squash marathon to raise money towards a handbike for close friend Petra Landeweerd who is in a wheelchair after suffering a sudden brain aneurysm last year.

News
Burghley House Estates Defense arrives at court,
Crown Court, Peterborough
03/02/2017. 
Picture by Terry Harris. THA

Burghley House chiefs admit charge after butler is crushed to death in lift

A charity which runs one of Britain’s most iconic stately homes faces a hefty fine after a butler was crushed to death in a luggage lift.

Crime
Joules of Stamford relocates to a bigger and better store

Joules of Stamford relocates to a bigger and better store

Joules in Stamford is to move to a bigger store which will offer a larger range of clothing.

Business
Norwich and Peterborough Building Society, Peterborough.

225 jobs at risk as famous Norwich and Peterborough brand is set to be axed

More than 200 jobs are at risk across the Peterborough area as the owners of the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society look to axe the famous brand.

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