Stamford gets a new bistro as Tatums opens for business

An award-winning chef has breathed new life into a former Stamford town centre restaurant.

Kaz  Kazim of the Mad Turk restaurant in Stamford EMN-150128-170336009

Awards joy for Stamford’s The Mad Turk restaurant

A chef has spoken of his pride after his restaurant’s recognition at a national awards night.

RAF Wittering personnel helping drivers battle through the snow

RAF Wittering drivers ensure key nursing, medical and emergency service personnel make it through deep snow

Drivers from Royal Air Force Wittering braved the bitter cold to assist the emergency services and get key nursing, medical and emergency service personnel to where they were most needed, as ‘the Beast from the East’ deluged roads in deep snow.

Photo from Tom Stent

Family dig out stranger’s Mercedes from their garden and let him stay over after he wakes them up at 3am

A driver was given a bed to stay by a family after his Mercedes got stuck in their garden on Wednesday morning due to the thick snow.

Jemma Lilley. Photo supplied

Woman from Stamford jailed for life after killing teen and burying body in her garden

A woman from Stamford who had an “obsession” with serial killers has been jailed for life for garroting, stabbing and burying the body of an autistic teenager in Western Australia.


UPDATE: Up to 400 vehicles trapped and six HGVs jacknifed on the A1 near Peterborough

Up to 400 vehicles were trapped on the A1 and six HGVs jacknifed in the early hours of this morning.
Transport 2

Motorists stuck for several hours due to blocked A1 as 'Beast from the East' strikes Peterborough

It is traffic chaos on the A1 due to the severe weather conditions caused by the 'Beast from the East', with motorists queuing for several hours between Peterborough and Stamford.
There were long delays on the A1 between Peterborough and Stamford this morning

Lorry driver arrested on suspicion of drug driving after crashing on A1 at Peterborough

A lorry driver has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving after crashing into the central reservation on the A1 at Peterborough this morning.

Court news. NNL-170524-154443005

Man who attacked ex’s new partner in Stamford pub given suspended jail sentence

A man who launched an attack on his ex’s new partner in a pub has been given a suspended jail sentence.

Chef Nelo Risto cooking on charcoal at the Turkish Restaurant at New Road. EMN-180213-165253009

British Kebab Awards joy for Peterborough city centre and Stamford restaurants

The UK’s kofte kings have been pita’d against each other as the British Kebab Awards 2018 finalists were unveiled last week - and The Turkish |Kitchen is proudly flying the flag for Peterborough.

Crown Court News

Bourne man appears in court charged with Camden Market bomb hoax threat

A 54 year- old man from Bourne has appeared at Lincoln Crown Court today charged with making a false bomb threat at Camden Town Stables Market in London.

Police accident

Long delays on A1 after crash at Stamford

There are long delays on the A1 at Stamford this morning following a crash.
Police accident

A1 shut at Stamford after trailer overturns

The A1 southbound is shut at the A606 junction at Stamford this afternoon, Monday, following a collision.
The launch of DisabledGo

Hospital disability guide published

An online guide which can be used as a live information stream for patients and visitors attending Peterborough City, Hinchingbrooke and Stamford Hospitals has been launched by the North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust.

Nick Boles

Conservative Stamford MP tells Prime Minister to ‘raise her game’ in Twitter blast

The MP for Stamford has told Theresa May to “raise her game” after blasting the Prime Minister on Twitter.

The scene of this morning's crash. Photo: @roadpolicebch

Crash blocking A1 at Stamford with 45 minute delays

A crash involving a lorry and a car blocked the A1 at Stamford this morning, Wednesday January 17.
British Transport Police are not treating the man's death as suspicious

Man killed after being hit by train at Stamford

A man has been killed after being hit by a train at Stamford Railway Station today.
Road closed

Serious crash closes A606 at Stamford in both directions

A serious crash has closed the A606 at Stamford this afternoon, Tuesday December 19.
Crown Court news

Peterborough woman persuaded postman to take his own life before leaving him to die alone, court told

A postman took his own life after entering a suicide pact with a woman he met online, who left him to die alone, a court heard.
Jemma Lilley. Pic supplied

Former Stamford woman found guilty of murder

A former Stamford woman has been found guilty of murder after going on trial in Australia accused of killing an 18-year-old student.

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