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Stamford couple to rival Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with Peterborough wedding this weekend

As Royal Wedding fever builds and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s nuptials grow ever nearer, not all eyes will be on the Windsor couple this weekend.
News

PHOTO GALLERY: RAF Wittering parade marks Freedom of Stamford

Town and Station united on Saturday when the personnel of RAF Wittering marked the granting of the freedom of Stamford to the famous base.

Politics
Police news

Teenager from Stamford hospitalised after fight in town

A teenager from Stamford needed hospital treatment after a fight in the town.
Crime
Road closed

Crash shuts A1175 at Uffington

A road has been closed near Stamford this morning after a car collided with a telegraph pole.
Transport
Police accident

Two vehicle crash shuts A1 at Wittering

A two vehicle crash has shut the A1 southbound near Wittering this afternoon, Tuesday May 8.

Transport
Peterborough City Hospital

Share your memories of the NHS locally

The trust which runs Peterborough City Hospital, Hinchingbrooke Hospital and Stamford Hospital is inviting residents to share their photos and memories of the hospitals for national NHS birthday celebrations.

Health
Police news

Thieves steal £50,000 worth of solar panels from Stamford area

Thieves have stolen £50,000 worth or two tonnes of solar panels and power inverters from a property in Casewick near Stamford.

Crime
WW1 Cavalry display at the Burghley House Battle Proms

Party in the park with pomp

T his summer Stamford will once again play host to an expected crowd of around 8,000 happy picnickers, when the Battle Proms returns for the 14th annual concert overlooking the grand Elizabethan architecture of Burghley House, on Saturday, July 7.

Whats on
Do you recognise this man?

CCTV released after armed robbery in Stamford

CCTV has been released of a man police would like to speak to in connection with an armed robbery at a Stamford bookies.

Crime
The A1 was closed for several hours after the crash

Two suffer life threatening injuries in crash that shut A1 for several hours between Peterborough and Stamford

Two people received life threatening injuries in a crash which shut the A1 for several hours on Saturday.

Transport
Anglian Water

Work begins to replace water mains pipe that runs under four lanes of A1 at Wittering

Anglian Water has begun work to repair a water mains pipe tat runs underneath the four lanes of the A1 at Wittering.

Transport
Police news

Police hunting man who has exposed himself to women on several occasion in Stamford

Police are hunting for a man who has exposed himself in Stamford on a number of occasions.

Crime
Natalie Moult, 37 who was attacked in Stamford

Woman had head stamped on and smashed against railings in unprovoked ,brutal and frenzied' attack in Stamford

A woman whose head was stamped on and repeatedly smashed into railings says she wants “justice” for the unprovoked 'brutal and frenzied' attack.
Crime

REVEALED: The Hollywood blockbusters and TV shows you may not have known were filmed in the Peterborough area

WHAT do Peterborough and Los Angeles have in common? One is the glittering centre of Hollywood, a sunny city where multimillion-dollar film deals are pitched, paid for and put together. And Peterborough is, well . . . still brilliant, but Peterborough.

Business

PHOTO SPECIAL: 22 headshaves in support of Baston cancer battler James

More than 20 friends and family joined cancer sufferer James Wallis for a fundraising headshave last week.

News
Top Gear filming at Burghley House

REVEALED: Top Gear trio saddle up to take on 'horsey games' at Burghley House

Burghley House will take a starring role in one of TV’s biggest motoring shows this weekend when the famous Horse Trials course hosts its most unusual race ever.

Whats on
Prezzo has hit financial difficulties and will close some 100 sites

FULL LIST: Prezzo to shut 94 restaurants with 500 jobs to go including sites in Peterborough and Stamford

Hundreds of jobs are to be axed at Prezzo after the restaurant chain agreed a restructuring plan that will see nearly 100 sites close.

Business
A Turkish restaurant you would be Mad not to try

A Turkish restaurant you would be Mad not to try

A good showing at last week’s British Kebab Awards was more than enough reason for me to make my first visit in some time to the popular little Turkish restaurant in Stamford, The Mad Turk.

Lifestyle
Martyn Taylor, Rector at St Georges Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire, holds a contactless payment device. (SumUp/PA)

Stamford church one of the first to go contactless as Church of England introduce card payment terminals to boost donations

The Church of England is bringing the collection plate into the digital age with the introduction of contactless payment terminals across every diocese.

News
Peterborough City Hospital

Hundreds waited more than an hour in queuing ambulances outside North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust hospitals this winter

Hundreds of patients waited for an hour or more before being handed over to A&E departments, NHS figures have shown.

Health
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