Thousands of people have converged on Burghley House near Stamford for a dirty weekend. But it's not what you may think - the grounds of the house have been transformed into the longest and possibly muddiest, obstacle course.
More than 6000 people scrambled across 20 miles and 20 themed zones, conquering over 200 obstacles including the world's longest set of monkey bars and the longest cat crawl under netting.
"I think it kind of harks back to our inner childhood you know. People seem to really love it and certainly over the last couple of years people have very much embraced this type of event and this type of sport and leisure... There's plenty of water in the course, there are inflatables, things to jump off, plank walks, hay bales, lots of mud obviously and big scaffolding structures."
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The health regulator Monitor is taking further action to improve accident and emergency services at the Peterborough and Stamford NHS Foundation Trust.
It has appointed one of its officers to work alongside new leadership at the trust to ensure improvements are made.
Monitor has acted after the trust consistently failed to meet the national target of seeing 95% of A&E patients within four hours.
A nine-year old boy from Stamford who was critically injured after falling from a coach is improving in hospital.
Sebastian Goold was seriously injured during an incident on the A47 at Tilney All Saints in Norfolk last month when he was returning home to Lincolnshire after a rugby tournament.
Norfolk Police said Sebastian remains in Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge where he is now described as in a serious but stable condition.
Around 6,000 people took part in the world's largest obstacle course near Stamford this weekend.
The grounds of the Burghley House country estate were transformed into the course.
The 'Dirty Weekend' challenge was 20 miles long and had over 200 obstacles.
The world’s longest set of monkey bars and the world’s longest “cat crawl" were among the challenges on offer.
Thoughts are with Stamford Rugby Club at this time.
Thoughts and prayers are with my old Club, Stamford Rugby Club and the boys family. Awful news. Fingers crossed.
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A shop in Stamford near Peterborough which has been painted bright turquoise has been told it's out of character with the historic town.
The local council says it's unduly prominent and has previously rejected the store three times over its plans to paint the shop. The Council says it would like to see more muted colours.
Members of the RAF Regiment will march through Stamford near Peterborough today to mark their return from Afghanistan.
Three Squadron is based at nearby RAF Wittering. The squadron has spent six months defending the British base at Camp Bastion.
A reprieve has been handed to two of the region's hospitals at the centre of a financial crisis.
The Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals Trust has been unable to balance the books since signing a private finance initiative to pay for a new hospital for Peterborough.
It cost £289 million to build and at the moment needs an extra £40 million a year just to keep it running. In the end it could cost one and a half billion pounds.
Now the NHS regulator Monitor has come up with a rescue package aimed at turning things around.