10 years in the past
A police inspector has praised a have-a-go hero who helped to cease a suspected thief.
Canadian vacationer Robert Giberson used an ice hockey transfer to assist PC Gareth Ramsey arrest a person in Stamford on Friday final week.
Mr Giberson, 40, was having fun with watching an plane show over the city as a part of RAF Wittering’s household day when he noticed a person being chased by PC Ramsey alongside Tub Row.
After placing down a bag of sausage rolls and meat pies, the novice hockey participant used his physique to shove the person to the bottom, a transfer in ice hockey referred to as “checking”.
The person, a 22-year-old from Kettering, was arrested and later charged with the theft of six pairs of sneakers from a store in Stamford, price £150. He is because of seem at Spalding Magistrates Courtroom subsequent month.
Calls have been made to seek out future makes use of for a city centre church which might assist elevate funds to take care of it.
Stamford Civic Society is looking on teams within the city to provide you with concepts for the longer term use of St John’s Church.
The church, in St John’s Road, is now hardly ever used for spiritual providers however often hosts live shows and the charity Christmas card gross sales.
The civic society has been requested by the Church buildings Conservation Belief, which takes care of the constructing, to encourage larger use of St John’s.
The society has additionally been requested to provide you with a marketing strategy within the hopes of producing extra earnings for the maintenance of the constructing.
The conservation belief, which has not too long ago repaired the roof, is in need of funds so its church buildings must generate extra earnings to pay for any repairs.
Chairman of the society and Stamford city councillor Gwyneth Gibbs (Con), of Kettering Street, is interesting for individuals to assist.
She stated: “If buildings will not be used then they aren’t liked they usually deteriorate inevitably as you don’t discover the plaster is cracked.
“For those who discover these items earlier possibly one thing may be achieved about it”
Work can lastly begin on a boutique resort after a two-year planning saga got here to a detailed.
Agellus Resorts was granted listed constructing consent on 4 St Mary’s Place, Stamford, by South Kesteven District Council on Tuesday.
The builders submitted plans to show the home right into a nine-bedroom resort and 66-seat restaurant in November.
An earlier design was rejected in October 2009 due to odour, noise and freeway issues.
Agellus appealed the choice and misplaced however the district council was instructed to pay prices, which might complete £100,000, for failing to supply detailed justification for its causes for refusal.
The second utility was deferred a number of occasions as councillors stated they had been minded to refuse it amid protests from native residents.
However permission for the conversion was granted final month and with the listed constructing consent additionally accredited Agellus is now in a position to begin work on the Grade II listed constructing.
Philip Grover, of planning marketing consultant Grover Lewis Associates, stated: “My shoppers are trying ahead to the chance of reworking 4 St Mary’s Place into an asset that Stamford may be happy with.”
25 years in the past
It’s a great distance from Peckham to Wittering – however not if you happen to’re flying in a Harrier jet.
Actor David Jason, fashionable star of Solely Fools and Horses, Open All Hours, A Contact of Frost and the Darling Buds of Could, dropped into RAF Wittering final week.
The actor spent Wednesday present process rigorous coaching with the Harriers of No1(F) squadron, earlier than flying to the opening of Thursday’s Worldwide Air Tattoo at Fairford, Gloucs.
Mr Jason had nothing however reward for his hosts.
He stated: “I’ve had a fully marvellous time. The individuals right here appear to be very good – they even threw a celebration for me final night time.”
By coincidence, Thursday was the day of the bottom’s annual sports activities day, and Mr Jason kindly agreed to depart the Fairford tattoo early in order to return to Wittering and current prizes, however not earlier than he and Gp Capt Jerry Connolly flew previous the assembled crowd.
When requested if he had loved his flight, he stated: “It was an enthralling expertise.
“I’ve flown a Hawk earlier than, however that was nothing like this – the Harrier is a marvellous aeroplane.”
A £4.5 million funds shortfall might quickly solid a query mark over providers at Stamford and Bourne hospitals.
Lincolnshire Well being – the authority which runs well being care throughout the county – stated this week that current adjustments to its funding system and rising demand for providers had prompted the money scarcity.
And it warned: “There could also be some tough selections to be made to make sure all Lincolnshire residents have the very best providers Lincolnshire Well being can afford.”
The money query is being checked out in an ongoing evaluate of the authority’s providers. Proposed adjustments will exit for a 3 month public session, in all probability on the finish of August.
However the North West Anglia Healthcare Belief, which offers providers to the authority at each hospitals, is for certain providers shall be unaffected – for the second.
Finance director Angela Barr instructed the Mercury: “So far as we’re involved at this stage there shall be no adjustments to providers at both Stamford or Bourne.”
A singular scheme to assist present a greater service for most cancers victims and their households in Stamford, Bourne and the Deepings is being launched on August 1.
In one in all simply 9 pilot schemes all through England 12 carers will be a part of the realm’s two Macmillan nurses to assist in giving sensible help for sufferers and households affected by most cancers.
The challenge is headed by Stamford Well being Clinic-based Macmillan Nurse Mandy Steward who stated: “The carers will assist households in their very own residence.
“It is going to be primarily brief time period assist in an emergency. If the common homecare service breaks down for some motive one of many carers will have the ability to step in whereas correct preparations are re-established.”
The scheme is exclusive as a result of it’s the just one funded domestically with cash raised via the Most cancers Reduction Macmillan Fund.
Carers gained’t give medical therapy – which is able to nonetheless be given by medical doctors, district and Macmillan nurses Mandy Steward and Jan Johnson – however will give sensible assist.
Stamford and Bourne department chairman Mrs Zena Coles stated: “It has been a marvellous neighborhood effort all through South Lincolnshire that has introduced this about.
“If individuals within the space had not given such sturdy help through the years we couldn’t have taken on the duty of elevating £200,000 to pay for the price of two Macmillan Nurses and the crew of carers within the preliminary three years.”
50 years in the past
Casterton Street (Stamford) residents have gained their battle to get the controversial kids’s play space moved.
Stamford Borough Council selected Tuesday that the play gear on the positioning ought to be taken down and saved and the realm restored to its unique state as quickly as attainable.
It was additionally determined that the markets and basic facilities committee ought to contemplate siting of the gear at a future assembly.
Committee chairman Coun Dick Flack instructed the council: “This matter is once more earlier than the council and the committee are submitting a special suggestion.
“This, in my view, is by means of a compromise and should not swimsuit all residents. It doesn’t essentially imply that the gear shall be moved to a different website on the Casterton Street property.”
Ald John Chopping congratulated the committee on their knowledge in making the brand new suggestion.
The council additionally determined that future plans for property improvement within the city are to be marked with any proposed play space websites.
The council took this resolution in order that home patrons would know in future the place play areas are to be.
Stamford pop agent Ken Cox has run into hassle with the BBC over the hit report “Leap Up and Down and Wave Your Knickers within the Air.”
Mr Cox is the agent for St Cecilia – the Corby pop group who recorded the disc. This week it jumped from 23 to 12 within the BBC prime thirty.
However the Company has refused to play the report on Prime of the Pops, the Thursday night time present with an viewers of about 10 million,
They are saying the tune is just not appropriate for a programme which occupies an early night slot and is watched by numerous kids.
“Refusing to play the report on Prime of the Pops is ridiculous,” stated Mr Cox. “The report is totally inoffensive and I can’t probably see it corrupting anybody.”
A spokesman for the report firm, Polydor, was equally adament. “The BBC may simply as nicely ban “Baa Baa Black Sheep” on the grounds that’s racially prejudiced.”
Members of Stamford and District YMCA are prepared to start out re-decorating their headquarters on St Peter’s Hill, Stamford.
About 30 are concerned on this operation, below the steerage of their new basic secretary, Mr Brian Drake.
They’ve chosen the color scheme themselves, which embrace blue for the weightlifting room, purple for the work room, and orange for the women’ bathroom.
The staircase and entrance will stay white and blue. A couple of of the members shall be engaged in cleansing the frontage of the constructing with wire brushes.
Portray and cleansing it not the one factor members are doing to their headquarters. Some are doing structural alterations to the canteen.
They’re closing it in to make a separate room, by becoming glass home windows into the wooden encompass.
100 years in the past
Financial institution Vacation Postal Preparations – There would be the ordinary supply within the morning on Monday subsequent, however the dispatch from the overall workplace shall be at 2 p.m., and the road packing containers shall be cleared by the postmen after the morning
Technical Schoolmaster – Mr. W. F. Markwick, head trainer on the Stamford Technical Faculty and principal of St, Michael’s boys’ faculty, has resigned the previous submit.
Board of Guardians – Monday, the Marquess of Exeter presiding. The Clerk (Mr. H. J. Tillson) reported that he had acquired notification that the upkeep price of inmates of the Northants. County Asylum was 24s. 6d. per head per week – a discount of 2s 11d. The Hinckley Union forwarded a round letter asking the help of the Board within the opposition to the legislation whereby sentence of dying was handed on Edith Mary Roberts for the homicide of her illegitimate little one. The letter was not learn because the opinion was expressed that it was not a matter for the Board. The Clerk submitted a desk, revealed by the Ministry of Well being exhibiting the price of upkeep in several unions, Basic Inspector’s District No. 10, inside the union counties of Derby, Leicester, Lincoln, Nottingham and Rutland. As regards Stamford, the price of upkeep of grownup inmates per head per week was 26s. 5¼d (not together with mortgage costs), and 34s. 11½d. (together with mortgage costs). The price of upkeep of the inmates of the Youngsters’s Houses was 15s. 1¼d. per head per week, not together with mortgage costs, and 16s. 11½d (together with mortgage costs). The Clerk acknowledged that their kids had been the very best clothed within the space, and as to the fee he although that it was the bottom in comparison with different unions.
A revision of the scholarships for Bourne Secondary Faculty having been discovered vital owing to vacancies arising within the unique record, Gladys Fulston, of Bourne, and Mildred O. Healey, of Citadel Bytham, have been awarded scholarships by the Kesteven Training Committee.
On the Nags Head resort, Bourne, on July twenty first, Mr. A. W. Hodgkinson supplied on the market with vacant possession a home in Abbey-road, Bourne, now within the occupation of Mr. T. Ringham. There was a very good firm current, and the bidding reached £800, at which worth it was withdrawn.Messrs. S. W. Andrews and Son, Bourne, had been the solicitors for the distributors.
At a gathering of the Bourne Faculty Managers, held on Saturday morning final, it was determined to shut the faculties this week for the harvest holidays. Initially it was supposed to shut per week later, however owing to the early harvest the managers thought-about it smart to shut earlier. The query of staffing was additionally mentioned, it being reported that the proposed discount within the workers as really helpful by the County Training Committee, had, on the applying of the Managers, been postponed until October, when it will likely be once more thought-about by the County Training Committee.
150 years in the past
Stamford Union – Solely eight guardians attended the Board assembly on Wednesday, and there weren’t greater than two new functions for reduction. The quantity in the home was acknowledged to be 116, which is 69 lower than within the corresponding week of final 12 months. The price of out-relief final week was £96 10s. 10d., and the vagrants acquired into the home numbered 29. Some articles of clothes and a few butter had been returned to the contractors as not being equal to the pattern; however the former had been acquired on the contractor making an abatement within the worth.
At Stamford petty periods, on Saturday final, the superintendent of police alluded to what he referred to as the “discordant noises” made by the primitive Methodists within the streets on Sunday the sixteenth inst., which, he stated, prompted annoyance to lots of the inhabitants. These zealous Christians in a physique paraded the general public thoroughfares, singing vigorously; and in Purple Lion-square they made a halt, blocking up the doorway to Horseshoe-lane. An innkeeper had complained of this, saying that if solely two males got here out of his home and made a noise he can be summoned by the police, and he didn’t see why he should be aggravated by the brawling of the Methodists. The Magistrates’ Clerk stated that one of many bye-laws units forth that “no individual shall by brawling, singing, or shouting acquire a crowd in any avenue.” The Bench had been unwilling on this occasion to hold out the strict letter of the legislation, they usually and the Magistrates’ Clerk thought the justice of the case can be met by the superintendent calling upon some outstanding member of the Primitive connection and informing him that the proceedings in opposition to which objection had been taken are in contravention of the bye-laws.
Nice Casterton races occurred on Monday, and was a tolerably profitable assembly. For the sweepstakes there have been six entries, however solely 4 got here to the submit. Mr. Vessey’s Little Dick got here in a straightforward winner. The cup was gained by Mr. Wilders’ Lecturer, Mr. King’s patchwork being second, Mr. Percival’s James Thomas third, Mr. Russel’s Garry Owen fourth. The Farmers’ Sweepstakes was gained by Patchwork, which beat Mr. Dainty’s mare by Nutshell second, Mr. Percival’s Miss Wing third, & Garry Owen fourth. A Comfort Stake was gained by Miss Wing, which beat Garry Owen. A match was subsequently obtained up between Little Duck and Mr. Gray’s Faraway, the previous carrying off honours. Rustic sports activities had been indulged in to wind up the day’s proceedings, amongst which was a donkey race gained by Mr. Middleton’s Merry Legs, which beat Messrs Toon and Cole’s Nobby.
Bourn – The annual deal with of the youngsters of the Nationwide and toddler colleges at Bourn occurred on Friday the twenty first inst. on the Abbey Garden. Early within the day the occasion was introduced by a show of flags in numerous elements of the Abbey grounds and upon the church, and at intervals in the course of the day the church bells had been rung. The climate was somewhat showery in the midst of the day, however cleared off in direction of 4 o’clock, when the youngsters (almost 400), with flags and banners, left the Nationwide faculty in procession, headed by the Bourn Rifle Corps band, and proceeded to the Abbey, in entrance of which the youngsters had been regaled with tea and buns. Within the massive subject adjoining numerous out-door sports activities had been supplied for the juveniles. Although the climate had been discouraging in the course of the day there was within the night numerous individuals current to witness a very good show of fireworks, which occurred on the shut below the path of Mr. Jno. Evans.
200 years in the past
On Saturday night time, about eleven o’clock, Mr. Webster, miller, of Glinton, on his return from Peterborough, was stopped in Dogsthorpe fields by two highwaymen, who pulled him off his horse, and robbed him of his pocket-book, which happily didn’t include greater than £4 or £5. Having secured their booty, the robbers helped Mr. Webster on his horse once more, after which putting the animal a pointy blow with a stick, bid him make the very best of his manner residence.
A hearth-ball fell at Tickencote close to this place, on Monday about two o’clock within the afternoon, and struck in opposition to a wall, with out doing a lot harm.
Mr. Parker, of Preston, close to Uppingham, had 11 sheep killed (out of 12 that had been grazing collectively in a detailed) throughout a thunder storm which got here on about one o’clock within the morning of Friday the twentieth inst.
On Monday final, about two o’clock, a hovel belonging to Mr. Bartol, of Spalding, was set on hearth by lightning.
There shall be a Card Meeting and Ball on the Crown Inn, Oakham, on Friday, August 3d, in commemoration of the late Coronation of his current most gracious Majesty. Dancing to begin at 9 o’clock exactly.
Admission: girls 3s. 6d., gents 7s.
Tickets available at Mr. Snodin’s
J. C. Gillson, Esq., Captain Chicken, Stewards.
Stamford, July, 1821.
Mrs. W. Spencer, Costume and Pelisse Maker, &c. &c.,begs depart most respectfully to tell the women of Stamford and its neighborhood,that she has commenced the above enterprise, in the home currently occupied by Mr. Atter, glass and china service provider, within the Excessive-street, and hopes, from the expertise she has had each on the town and nation, and a willpower to pay the strictest consideration to all orders entrusted to her, to benefit a share of public patronage.
The latest Patterns periodically from London.
Easton Home, close to Stamford.
Miss Payne, who has succeeded Mrs. Broughton on this institution, begs to tell her associates and the general public, that the Faculty will re-commence on Thursday the 2nd of August.
A Single Girl, of fine connexions, who has for some years been accustomed to the administration of a home, is desirous of acquiring a Scenario as Housekeeper in a good and common Household, or she would don’t have any objection to be acquired as Companion to a Girl, or to superintend the home issues of an aged Gentleman: she has been used to the care of kids, and to the confinement of a sick-room, and believes she can be discovered notably fascinating to anybody who has been left with a younger household. Essentially the most respectable references shall be given.
Letters addressed (submit paid) to A.B., Mr. Jacob’s, Peterboro’, will meet with rapid consideration.
July 19, 1821.