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Kerry Coupe joined the Rutland & Stamford Mercury in 2007 as a trainee reporter, qualifying as a senior reporter in 2009. She became head of content in 2014. In 2017, she became editor of the Rutland & Stamford Mercury, Rutland Times and Bourne Local.

Books by Commonwealth authors make Queen's Jubilee list

18 April 2022
Books by Commonwealth authors make Queen's Jubilee list

Books by Commonwealth authors make Queen's Jubilee list

18 April 2022

A list of 70 books has been revealed to mark the Queen's Jubilee but some notable authors did not make the list.


Here's how to win tickets to the biggest artisan cheese fair

16 April 2022
Here's how to win tickets to the biggest artisan cheese fair

Here's how to win tickets to the biggest artisan cheese fair

16 April 2022

We’ve teamed up with the organisers to offer five lucky readers a pair of tickets each to the event.


Review: Mamma Mia! at Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

14 April 2022
Review: Mamma Mia! at Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Review: Mamma Mia! at Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

14 April 2022

If you have been dreaming of getting away to sunnier climes this Easter, then why not try a trip to the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham instead?


RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch results are in

11 April 2022
RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch results are in

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch results are in

11 April 2022

The results of the annual wildlife survey which reveals how our garden birds are faring are in - did your favourite bird top the list?


Win tickets to show of your choice at Tolethorpe this summer

05 April 2022
Win tickets to show of your choice at Tolethorpe this summer

Win tickets to show of your choice at Tolethorpe this summer

05 April 2022

With blue skies, it is clear summer is well on the way and that means it will soon be time for Tolethorpe.


Dad taking on 152-mile walk for Ukraine will visit Newark on Friday

28 March 2022
Dad taking on 152-mile walk for Ukraine will visit Newark on Friday

Dad taking on 152-mile walk for Ukraine will visit Newark on Friday

28 March 2022

A dad is today setting out on a week-long 152 mile walk through towns spelling Ukraine.


Woman injured in three-car crash

12 March 2022
Woman injured in three-car crash

Woman injured in three-car crash

12 March 2022

A woman has been left seriously injured after a three-car crash.


Victim left suffering nightmares after being strangled by Newark man who followed him home

03 February 2022
Victim left suffering nightmares after being strangled by Newark man who followed him home

Victim left suffering nightmares after being strangled by Newark man who followed him home

03 February 2022

A phoney police officer who followed a man home before attempting to suffocate him has left his victim suffering night terrors.


Advice on how to protect your pets in the cold

07 January 2022
Advice on how to protect your pets in the cold

Advice on how to protect your pets in the cold

07 January 2022

With cold weather forecast this weekend, a national vet charity is urging pet owners to take extra precautions to protect furry friends.


Were you paying attention? 21 questions on 2021

31 December 2021
Were you paying attention? 21 questions on 2021

Were you paying attention? 21 questions on 2021

31 December 2021

How well do you remember the stories and the people in the news this year?


Toastmaster shares his wedding secrets

29 December 2021
Toastmaster shares his wedding secrets

Toastmaster shares his wedding secrets

29 December 2021

A so-called bride whisperer has revealed the secrets he has learned at nearly 500 weddings in a new book.


Return to face masks in shops and on public transport from today

30 November 2021
Return to face masks in shops and on public transport from today

Return to face masks in shops and on public transport from today

30 November 2021

Measures to combat the new Omicron variant of coronavirus come into force today.


Tell us what you're doing for Children in Need

09 November 2021
Tell us what you're doing for Children in Need

Tell us what you're doing for Children in Need

09 November 2021

The annual Children in Need appeal day is approaching and we want to know what you have got planned.


Be aware of deer on the roads as clocks go back

30 October 2021
Be aware of deer on the roads as clocks go back

Be aware of deer on the roads as clocks go back

30 October 2021

National Highways and the British Deer Society are warning drivers to be vigilant for deer on or near roads after the clocks go back this weekend.


Items off the menu

24 August 2021
Items off the menu

Items off the menu

24 August 2021

Fast food giant McDonald's is the latest to be hit by supply issues meaning some favourites are temporarily off the menu.


Figures reveal how many young people have had Covid-19 vaccine

04 August 2021
Figures reveal how many young people have had Covid-19 vaccine

Figures reveal how many young people have had Covid-19 vaccine

04 August 2021

More than 220,000 children in England have already had a Covid-19 vaccine, figures show.


Popular cheese festival set to make a tasty return and you could be there

03 July 2021
Popular cheese festival set to make a tasty return and you could be there

Popular cheese festival set to make a tasty return and you could be there

03 July 2021

The UK’s largest cheese fair is set to make a welcome return and we have tickets to give away.


Warning over scam Covid-19 vaccine passport email

23 June 2021
Warning over scam Covid-19 vaccine passport email

Warning over scam Covid-19 vaccine passport email

23 June 2021

The Neighbourhood Watch Network is warning people to be aware of a scam Covid-19 vaccine passport.


Vaccine programme extended to 30 year olds

26 May 2021
Vaccine programme extended to 30 year olds

Vaccine programme extended to 30 year olds

26 May 2021

People aged 30 and over can book their Covid-19 jab from today (Wednesday), the NHS in England has said.


People aged 32 and 33 called up to book Covid-19 jab

22 May 2021
People aged 32 and 33 called up to book Covid-19 jab

People aged 32 and 33 called up to book Covid-19 jab

22 May 2021

People aged 32 and 33 in England can book their first coronavirus jab from today (Saturday), the NHS has said.


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