The Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles has resigned from the Conservatives blaming his party for failing to compromise over Brexit.Read the full story ›
The A1 near Stamford was closed for nearly 12 hours on Friday after a tanker carrying more than 20 tonnes of sulphuric acid overturned.Read the full story ›
Cummins Generator Technologies in Stamford has announced it will shut its facility in Barnack Road in the next 12 months.Read the full story ›
A thatched family home has been severely damaged after a fire in Wavendon near Milton Keynes.
More than 40 firefighters were called to the house on Crow Lane yesterday evening (Wednesday 4th October).
Crews spent all night tackling the flames and are likely to be there for the rest of the day.
Nobody was hurt and officers are investigating the cause.
"They've worked very hard throughout the whole night, we even had some of the Urban Search and Rescue out here to help clear the straw, because, although they look like there's only a little bit of straw on a thatch roof - once you start taking it off - there's piles and piles of straw, which we do have to manage as well."
He was a man who was larger than life at the time of his death in 1809 and is still remembered in the town of Stamford near Peterborough.Read the full story ›
Single parent Shane Wilkinson was working at a development near Stamford in 2014 to earn enough money to buy school shoes for his children.Read the full story ›
An RAF freedom parade through the streets of Stamford in has been postponed on the advice of police following the Manchester terror attack.
Personnel from RAF Wittering were due to exercise their freedom of the Lincolnshire town on Thursday May 25th.
Station spokesman Ed Palmer said: "In consultation with Lincolnshire Police and in line with national police guidelines, RAF wittering has reluctantly decided to postpone the parade marking the freedom of Stamford tomorrow.
“Although we are not aware of any specific threat to Stamford or RAF Wittering, we believe it would be more appropriate to hold the parade at a later date.
"RAF Wittering apologises for any disappointment and thanks the people of Stamford and all the nearby communities for their continuing support."
Dexter who was born at Stamford in Lincolnshire immortalised Inspector Morse who investigated cases alongside his deputy Sergeant LewisRead the full story ›
The parents of a boy who fell out of a moving coach in Norfolk are calling for stricter safety regulations for buses.Read the full story ›
Police are trying to trace two men they want to speak to about a rare urn that was stolen from a fine art dealer in Stamford near Peterborough.
The Samovar urn, believed to be worth more than £6,000 was stolen from a fine art store in the high street on Thursday 28th January.
The urn is silver and dates back to the 18th Century.
"We are appealing for anyone who may recognise the two men to get in touch. We would like to trace them to see if they have any information that could assist the enquiry. Also if any antique dealers have been offered the urn for sale please contact us on 101."