Royal Air Force C-17 returns to the skies of Rutland and Stamford tonight
RAF Wittering will be hosting some essential flying training for the next three nights as RAF crews hone their tactical night flying skills in the Boeing C-17.
New council leader names her ‘Rainbow Cabinet’
Following her recent election as Council Leader at Rutland’s Annual Council Meeting earlier this month, Councillor Lucy Stephenson has named her cabinet ahead next week’s first meeting.
Colemans to close Stamford and Oakham stores
Rising costs, the difficulties of being competitive on-line against big business and sales not returning to pre-pandemic levels are the reasons why Colemans have taken the decision to close most of their shops, including Stamford and Oakham. A closing down sale is being held to shift most of the stock. Only the two stores in Oundle will remain.
Red Lion Square improvements underway
Work to replace the surface of Red Lion Square in Stamford started on Monday 9 May. Red Lion Square and St Johns Street have become one-way, towards Scotgate, until mid-July. Lincolnshire County Council are relaying 620 square metres of paving with 22,500 new deeper stone setts and a stronger foundation.