WHAT’S ON: BBC antiques expert will speak at Grantham Museum

BBC Antiques Roadshow expert Marc Allum will be giving a talk, ‘Antiques and Anecdotes’, at Grantham Museum on Monday.


WHAT’S ON: Vale of Belvoir artists on show in Bottesford all weekend

The first Bottesford Art Trail opens today (Friday) and runs across three venues at various times until Monday.

Dynamic duo: Kerry Davies and George Mole don't fail to impress

Local talent impresses at Voice UK auditions

Budding musicians gathered at The Black Dog pub in Westage on Sunday night to show off their talents in front of talent scouts from ITV’s The Voice UK.

Grantham nursing staff

Grantham nursing staff raise £275 for struggling colleagues

Staff at Grantham Hospital have raised £275 from in support of UK nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants to celebrate International Nurses’ Day.

Clare Goodman bought tickets to the Ariana Grande concert as a birthday treat for daughter Shanie Stimsons' 17th birthday.

‘We ran for our lives’, says Grantham family caught up in Manchester terror attack

A Grantham family caught up in Monday’s terror attack at Manchester Arena have described the moment they were turned away from entering the foyer just seconds before a suicide bomber blew himself up, killing 22 people and injuring 59 more.

Barrowby CC's three fathers and sons.

CRICKET: Barkston and Syston CC field team with three fathers and sons

Barrowby Cricket Club managed the notable achievement of playing three father and son combinations in the same match on Sunday.

Balfe Motorsport team's McLaren 650S GT3.

MOTOR RACING: Ancaster’s Balfe and team-mate Bell get ready for Spa weekend

With the successes of the opening International GT Open weekend at Estoril coming as a pleasant surprise, the Balfe Motorsport team of Shaun Balfe and Rob Bell are looking forward to the challenge of this weekend’s trip to the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium.

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Slideshow: Coun Mike Cook becomes the new Mayor of Grantham

The new Mayor of Grantham took up his post yesterday in the traditional ceremony held in the council offices.

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Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue news.

Grantham firefighters release baby from car

Firefighters were called when a baby was left locked in a car in Grantham yesterday.

Bowls news.

BOWLS: Gonerby B lose twice in Monday Trips


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‘Say no to Denton quarry plans’ urges GOLAG

Villagers are being urged to act fast before an appeal goes ahead against the county council’s decision to refuse an application to build a huge quarry and landfill tip in countryside to the south of Denton.

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Lead was stolen from the roof of All Saints Church in Hougham in November 2016.

Plan to repair Hougham church roof after lead stolen

Plans have been submitted to replace lead which was stolen from a village church in November with a different material.

Stoke Rochford Gents' Spring Open trophy winners.

GOLF: Sun shines on Stoke Rochford Spring Open

Stoke Rochford Golf Club held their Gents’ Spring Open on Sunday.

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Witham Wheelers' stage racing quartet chill out before the team time trial.

CYCLING: Witham Wheelers quartet finish four in stage race

Witham Wheelers road racers Llewey Byrne, Martyn Ludlam, Reece Egner and Adam Egner travelled to Southwick on Sunday to take part in a 60-strong 2/3/4 category stage race.

Could you star in Peter Pan?

Youngsters invited to Grantham pantomime auditions

Polka Dot Pantomimes is once again looking for children who live in the Grantham area to take part in this year’s Guildhall pantomime, Peter Pan.

Court news

Owner of Grantham bars fined for playing music illegally

The proprietor of Grantham’s Gravity Bar has felt the weight of the law at London’s High Court.

KGGS equestrian team at Royal Windsor.

EQUESTRIANISM: Grantham schoolgirls finish second at Royal Windsor

Four KGGS students qualified for the Royal Windsor Horse Show at Keysoe Equestrian Centre in December 2016.

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The team at Helen's Flowers, in Westgate, Grantham.

Grantham florist crowned one of UK’s best

Grantham florist Helen’s Flowers has been accepted into the exclusive Good Florist Guide, the gold standard of floristry and the only merit-based guide to the finest florists in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

The Mayor of Grantham Coun Linda Wootten with invited guests at the presentation of her fund-raising total to the Grantham Carnival and Events Group.

Mayor of Grantham gives town events group a cash boost

The Mayor of Grantham was able to present a total of £3,361 to a local events group after a year of fund-raising.

John Nichols is pictured (centre) with Rotary club president Ian Brodie, who presented the certificate of accomplishment to John, and Peter Townsend.

Trip gives young disabled man a new confidence

A young disabled man has given a thank you speech to Rotarians who made an action-packed – and confidence building – trip possible.

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