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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.

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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).

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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.

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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
Arthur Mellar and Gerwin Castillo EMN-140730-150707001

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Peterborough City Hospital exteriors EMN-141118-141223009

Trust need new governors

New governors are wanted at the new North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust. The trust will be formed when Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust and Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust combine on April 1.

Health
Peterborough City Hospital exteriors EMN-141118-141223009

Peterborough and Stamford hospitals trust hit by 43% rise in business rates under new system

The trust which runs Peterborough City Hospital and Stamford Hospital will have to fork out more than £1 million more in business rates from April.

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Peterborough City Hospital exteriors EMN-141118-141223009

New name chosen for trust which runs Peterborough and Stamford hospitals after public vote

The public has chosen a new name for the trust which runs Peterborough City Hospital and Stamford Hospital.

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Flying Scotsman at Peterborough Station EMN-160225-170208009

Famous Flying Scotsman to return to Peterborough, Stamford and Melton in 2017

The world-famous steam engine The Flying Scotsman will return to our region this year, stopping at Peterborough, Stamford and Melton.

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Stamford Hospital

Patients to benefit from MRI scanner

Thousands of patients are expected to benefit from a new MRI scanner at Stamford Hospital.

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