Grantham Writers’ to hold first book festival

Literary club Grantham Writers will hold its first book festival next month.

Nick Boles MP

Grantham MP Nick Boles: ‘No plan to downgrade A&E and turn it into urgent care centre’

Grantham MP Nick Boles insists there is no intention of turning the town’s A&E unit into an urgent care centre.

Volunteer Jenny Crow with Coun Dr Peter Moseley in Irnham.

‘Big Clean’: Villagers out in force to do their bit

Volunteers have been out in force in recent days to help South Kesteven District Council’s ‘Big Clean’ teams raise the street standard across villages.

Grantham Hospital

Grantham hospital could have 24-hour urgent care service over the winter

The option of opening a 24-hour urgent care service at Grantham in time for the winter is being looked at by county health authorities.

Paul Bennett raised over �1,000 for charity.

Grantham man tackles Rutland Marathon for service charity

A Grantham man took part in his first marathon at the weekend, in honour of his brother.

Grantham Town skipper Stefan Galinksi outwits a Halesowen opponent at The Meres on Tuesday night. Photo: Toby Roberts

Grantham Town lose to bottom side

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Allington wins a rural award

Allington wins a rural award

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has announced the winners and runners-up in this year’s Best Kept Village and Small Towns Competition in Lincolnshire – and Allington is a winner.

Top team effort: From left, practice manager Louise Butler, dental nurse Hannah Gwynne, receptionist Debbie Hughes and dental nurse Julie Mckie.

Grantham dental practice in bake off for charity

Staff at a Grantham dental practice got to show off their baking skills as part of a charity morning on Friday.

An open training day will be held for Sleaford Town Junior FC on Saturday, October 22

FOOTBALL: Harrowby United lose in county cup

Lincs Senior County Cup

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Accidental Death of an Anarchist

WHAT’S ON: Robin Hood Theatre’s ‘Anarchist’ production is a classic madcap comedy

The Robin Hood Theatre Company brings a classic of late 1960s satirical theatre in a modern translation of ‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’ next week.

Theatre and Comedy
Woolsthorpe band

MEMORY LANE: Band baton handed over at Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir

Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir was one of many villages that once had its own band.

Kath Groom is reunited with her bracelet by workers at Grantham recycling centre.

Grantham recycling centre reunites grandmother with precious bracelet

A grandmother who lost a precious bracelet bought by her husband 15 years ago while on honeymoon, has been reunited with it by workers at a Grantham recycling centre.

The roundabouts in question near Colsterworth

Resurfacing works under way for Colsterworth roundabouts

Improvement works to carry out essential maintenance of the existing highway at Colsterworth started yesterday (Monday).

The Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance crew are one of the first UK air ambulances to deliver life-saving blood transfusions.

Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance crew to deliver life-saving blood transfusions

After months of preparation and training, the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance is now carrying blood on board their Ambucopter, becoming one of only six UK air ambulance charities to offer on-site blood transfusion.

Up to ten caravans have parked in the stadium carpark.

Travellers pitch up in stadium car park

A group of travellers have pitched up in South Kesteven sports stadium’s car park.

Pigeon racing

PIGEON RACING: Grantham North Road races won by club secretary and president

Grantham and District North Road Club’s race from Alnwick was won by club secretary John Norris.

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Pets as Therapy volunteer Eileen Hanbury presented the children with their certificates at Grantham library on Saturday.

Children attend ceremony after completing library reading challenge

Children who took part in a summer reading initiative were invited to collect their certificates at a ceremony on Saturday.

Lincolnshire Police news.

UPDATE: Witnesses sought after cash stolen from Grantham petrol station by armed robber

A Grantham petrol station was robbed last night after the cashier was threatened with a knife.


ANGLING: Harrison triumphs in Bottesford match at Foston

Bottesford and District Angling Association’s latest club match was held at Willow Lakes, Foston, on Sunday, with 13 members participating,

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Nissan LEAF:

Lincs police to trial electric cars in quest to be ‘greenest force’

Electric cars are being trialled in Lincolnshire as part of a drive by the police and crime commissioner to create the “greenest” police force in the UK.

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