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12th December 2017

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Oliver Townend Wins At Burghley

Riding Karyn Shuter, Angela Hislop and Val Ryan’s 10-year-old gelding Ballaghmor Class, Oliver Townend was the eventual winner of this year’s Landrover Burghley Horse Trials. This year’s Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials ended with a British 1, 2, and 3. 1st was Oliver Townsend riding Ballaghmor Class, 2nd was Piggy French riding Vanir Kamira and 3rd

Beating Retreat in Oakham by the Minden Band

On Wednesday evening, 6th September, the Minden Band of the QUEEN’S DIVISION will be Beating Retreat in Oakham Market Place at 6.30pm. Beating Retreat has its origins from the early years of organised warfare when the beating of drums and parading of Post Guards marked the closing of the gates at the camp and the

Rutland Showground Hosts NASC Street Rod Nationals

40 years ago the National Association of Street Clubs-NASC-actively campaigned to unite all rod and custom enthusiasts throughout the UK. The-NASC-National Association of Street Clubs was eventually founded by a group of enthusiasts in 1974 and is still going strong today. The NASC has now expanded to encompass the Street Rod, Custom, American and Drag Racing fraternities,

Tesco to end sales of 5p carrier bags

Supermarket to stop selling ‘single-use’ bags but will offer customers ‘bags for life’ costing 10p. Tesco, the UK’s largest retailer, hopes the move will cut bag sales, reducing litter and the amount of waste sent to landfill. The move starts at the end of the month following a ten week trial in Aberdeen, Dundee and

Preston, Ridlington, and Wing Annual Flower Show

The Annual Preston,Ridlington and Wing Annual Flower Show 2017 was a huge success despite the recent weather. Chairman, Mr Dave Stewardson, said the exhibits were of a very high standard in spite of the recent weather, giving the judges a very difficult task selecting the winners of each class. This year the number of exhibits

Rutland Horticultural Society Annual Show

On Saturday 29th July the Rutland Horticultural Society held their Annual Show at the Burley Road school in Oakham, and what a high class show it was. Despite the recent weather the exhibits were of the highest standard. Despite the number of entries being slightly down from last year, there were 31 entrants in this

Horse and Carriage Ride for Bride and Groom

 There is nothing more beautiful than seeing a young couple coming out of a church and feeling the happiness radiating from the two of them. Yesterday (Saturday 8th July) was just one of those days. The bride and groom, the wedding guests milling around the church yard and the well wishers looking over the church

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