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Grantham men climb three peaks in memory of friend who passed away

Five friends successfully climbed the three peaks in memory of Martin Burton.

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The opening ceremony for the 2015 Lincolnshire School Games. Photo by Sarah Washbourn/Chris Vaughan Photography.

South Holland schools can join carnival party at School Games

Schools in South Holland and the Deepings can get involved in a carnival at the opening ceremony of the Lincolnshire School Games.

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Tesco is currently accepting applications for its Bags of Help scheme where community projects can apply for grants of �1,000, �2,000 and �4,000.  Photo supplied.

Bags of Help cash opportunities for South Holland projects

Tesco is currently accepting applications for its Bags of Help scheme where community projects in South Holland could receive grants of up to £4,000.

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Rail services through Grantham still affected after person hit by train

Rail services could still be cancelled or delayed through Grantham after a person was hit by a train on the East Coast line.

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South Kesteven District Council.

Grantham resident ordered to pay £220 after dumping household refuse next to public bin

A resident has been left with a £220 bill for dumping her household refuse at the side of a public waste bin.

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Jason Manford is returning to The Meres Leisure Centre in Grantham.

Grantham welcomes back comedian Jason Manford to The Meres

Comedian Jason Manford is the latest big name to announce he will be hitting the stage at The Meres leisure centre in Grantham.

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Grantham Tennis Club 14 and under girls Libby Duncan, Issy Chapman, Martha Patton and Eve Kimberley, with team captain Megan Jones.

TENNIS: Grantham club’s youngsters get competitive

Grantham Tennis Club 16 and under boys’ Aegon team kicked off their season by hosting Horncastle on Saturday.

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Meet and greet: Harrowby United at Deeping Rangers on Tuesday night.

Harrowby United are undone in their penultimate game

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Nottingham Forest fans are on the road to QPR

Nottingham Forest Supporters Club (Grantham branch):

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Benjamin Rigby (left) with his Junior Boys' Trophy.

TABLE TENNIS: Grantham club is gearing up ready for nationals

Four young table stars from Cliffedale Chandlers Table Tennis Club are preparing for the Butterfly Schools National Table Tennis Championships.

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Grantham Running Club's Catherine Payne, Holly Durham and Penny Hodges before the start of the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon. 

Photo: Robert McArdle

ATHLETICS: Grantham club runners blitz London Marathon

Thirteen members of Grantham Running Club blitzed the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon with a new club record, six personal bests and a truly unforgettable experience for the marathon debutantes who joined the record 39,349 finishers, cheered home by the estimated 800,000 spectators lining the course from start to finish.

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Charles Read Academy students visited Google UK.

Corby Glen academy students visit Google as part of new technology project

Students and staff from Charles Read Academy in Corby Glen recently visited Google UK as part of a project which aims to increase the use of technology in the classroom.

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Auctioneers Craig Bewick and Andre Doubleday with two of the pub signs  up for auction at Golding, Young and Mawer in Grantham.

Grantham pub signs go under the hammer at town auction

Next month three Grantham pub signs will be sold at auction at Golding, Young and Mawer in the town.

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Gardeners can pick up their free ground coffee beans from Morrisons to use as fertiliser.

Grantham store gives away ground coffee beans to be used as fertiliser

Morrisons in Grantham is giving away used coffee grounds from its in-store café to local gardeners to help fertilise their plants.

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Harrowby United and Harborough Town prepare to do battle under the watchful eye of a film crew.

Harrowby United young guns shot down by Harborough’s magnificent seven

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Penny Hedley Lewis takes part in the London Marathon.

Corby Glen runner Penny finishes London Marathon after skiing accident

A runner from Corby Glen completed the London Marathon on Sunday despite a skiing accident just a few weeks before.

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ANGLING: Kimberley triumphs in latest Bottesford association match

The latest Bottesford and District Angling Association match held at Willow Lakes in Foston on Sunday was won by Paul Kimberley.

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Ladies' Singles champion C. Hodgson receives her trophy from ladies' president G. Keasley.

INDOOR BOWLS: Grantham season winners lift trophies

Grantham and District Indoor Bowling Club’s season is over and the silverware has been presented.

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PIGEON RACING: Dixons dominate in Grantham club season opener

The first race of the season for Grantham and District North Road Racing Pigeon Club was won by Mr and Mrs D. Dixon, of Wilsford, whose birds were the first two to return home.

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