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  • Mr & Mrs Clarke

    3rd August 2021

    Nicholas Rudd-Jones met Vicky Floros, who runs the Mr & Mrs Clarke estate agency in Stamford & Rutland, to discuss her very personalised approach to selling your most prized possession

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  • To universal dismay in August 2020, much-loved local broadcaster Rob Persani signed off his final breakfast show for the former Rutland Radio. When the station was sold, what must have felt like a devastating blow for Rob and his fellow broadcasters unexpectedly transformed into a new and exciting opportunity. Rob tells Amander Meade about the brand new radio station he helped to launch in March 2021: Rutland & Stamford Sound

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  • Stamford author Hannah Gold’s enchanting novel ‘The Last Bear’, featuring beautiful illustrations by Kate Greenaway Medal winner Levi Pinfold, was published in February this year and has created quite a buzz. Clare Rudd-Jones asked Hannah to tell us more…

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  • Local people: The good life

    29th December 2020

    New allotment holders, Rebecca Downey and family, discovered the joys of getting to grips with their plot during a year of lockdown restrictions in 2020

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  • Local people: Adam Croft

    25th October 2020

    Best-selling author Adam Croft is a great fan of Rutland and a frequent visitor. The county has provided much inspiration for his fiction, especially his latest literary success, the acclaimed thriller ‘What Lies Beneath’

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  • Local people: Curve

    22nd September 2020

    Chris Stafford and Nikolai Foster are respectively the Chief Executive and Artistic Director of Leicester’s Curve, one of the most innovative and inspiring theatres in the UK. In this most challenging year for the arts, Chris and Nikolai discuss their responses to closure and strategies for welcoming audiences back to Curve

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  • Sarah Chase meets Lucy Findlay of The Stamford Fabric Company to talk about the joys and challenges of running her business, plus a look at other sewing and knitting firms in the region

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  • Stamfordian clockmaker Robert Loomes recently became Chairman of the British Horological Institute. Nicholas Rudd-Jones went to meet him at its headquarters

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