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VIDEO: Grantham school pupils enjoy seeing teachers gunged on Red Nose Day

Pupils were delighted to see their teachers get gunged on Red Nose Day.

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Grantham motorcyclist seriously injured in collision with car

A motorcyclist fom Grantham has been seriously injured in a collision on the A153 near Ruskington.

Transport
Allison and David Wells in the bar of their new restaurant, Wellingtons Kitchen and Bar, on High Street.

Grantham high street restaurant opens offering traditional British dishes

A couple who run a Grantham fish and chip shop have opened their first restaurant in the High Street serving a wide variety of dishes.

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Donations are made to the Inner Wheel club to help pay for mosquito nets in Kenya. Pictured from left are  David Holmes, of the Sunrise Rotary Club, District International Service Chairman Pam Metcalf, Inner Wheel President Linda Burr and Rotary Club of Grantham President Neville Thompson.

Grantham Rotary donations help Pam to buy mosquito nets for Kenya children

Rotary clubs have donated money to help buy mosquito nets to protect children in Kenya.

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Colsterworth WI members admire the crocus display in the village celebrating the 100th anniversary. Pictured from left are Helen Scorror, Kathy Atter, Lynne Patte, Janet Bennett, Dot Williams, Sandra Quicee, Gillian Dexter.JPG

Colsterworth WI celebrate 100th year with crocus display in the village

Colsterworth WI is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year and to mark the milestone members planted 1,000 crocus bulbs which have since bloomed to spell out WI 1917-2017.

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Barry Stringer and Steve Seymour. Photo: John Burgess

SNOOKER: Stringer and Seymour clinch Grantham Over-50s League titles

Grantham Billiard Club’s popular Over-50s Handicap Snooker League has this season produced two winners with surprisingly different backgrounds to the sport.

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A pothole in Barrowby Gate, Grantham.

Grantham Journal letter: Get in taxpayer-funded car and look for potholes!

You recently printed an article in which someone suggested that local residents should contact Lincolnshire highways to report potholes where of concern.

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Memory Lane: Matsell

MEMORY LANE: Policeman Henry Matsell was stationed at Corby Glen

Regular Memory Lane contributor Mike Matsell popped into the Grantham Journal office this week to drop off a few photographs from his collection.

Nostalgia
Barrowby Gladiators U13

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Barrowby hit Ancaster for six to be crowned league champions for second successive year

Grantham Youth League U13

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South Kesteven District Council.

Castle Bytham set to have new community shop if quarry site plan approved

A former quarry site in Castle Bytham could be used to create a community shop for the village if plans are approved by South Kesteven District Council planning committee.

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Grantham Journal Letter: Please stay safe near our airfield

Grantham Journal Letter: Please stay safe near our airfield

May I make a safety appeal to local people who might feel inclined to visit Saltby Airfield?

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Haley Bonar

WHAT’S ON: US singer-songwriter Bonar plays Nottingham Bodega Club next week

American singer-songwriter Haley Bonar is playing at Nottingham’s Bodega Social Club on Tuesday night (March 28) as part of her UK tour.

Music
Jeremiah Dasaolu and Luke Shaw. Photo: Toby Roberts

Grantham Town to go head-to-head with Clitheroe in league cup semi-final

Grantham Town have learned who the opponents will be in their Northern Premier League Integro Cup semi-final tie next month.

Football
Sharon McGown, right, leader at the Colsterworth Methodist Pre-school, with children and staff.

Grantham Journal Big Interview: Sharon shapes children’s future at successful village pre-school

Sharon McGown joined Colsterworth Methodist Pre-School 20 years ago with no training or experience, but went on to gain her qualifications and build up a successful business. Here she tells the Journal about her journey over the last 20 years.

Education
Maxine Hughes - head of operations and clinical services at Grantham Hospital

Grantham Journal column: Hospital trust aims to improve the quality of care for its patients

As the new head of operations and clinical services at Grantham Hospital and having only been at Grantham for a couple of months, I am have already seen the great lengths to which our hospital staff will go to provide the best possible care for their patients.

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Lucy Bridle. Photo: Toby Roberts

TABLE TENNIS: Grantham club player Lucy climbs to ninth in national rankings

Cliffedale Chandlers Table Tennis Club’s up and coming youngster Lucy Bridle celebrated climbing to number nine in Table Tennis England’s under-11 girls rankings by reaching three finals at the Blitz 2* tournament in Gainsborough last weekend.

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Shona McCallin and her MBE.

HOCKEY: Olympic gold medallist Shona collects her MBE

Dry Doddington’s heroic Olympian hockey player Shona McCallin collected her MBE at Buckingham Palace last week.

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Allison and David Wells in the bar of their new restaurant, Wellingtons Kitchen and Bar, on High Street.

Wellington’s Kitchen and Bar open for business in Grantham town centre

A couple who run a Grantham fish and chip shop have opened their first restaurant in the High Street serving a wide variety of dishes.

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Hayley Child, Sexual Violence & Abuse Strategy Coordinator for Lincolnshire County Council with the National Personal Safety Award for Best Personal Safety Campaign.  Photo by LCC.

Award success for Lincolnshire personal safety campaign

A campaign to keep people safe while having a night out across Lincolnshire has won a national award.

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Coun Martin Hill, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council.

Lincolnshire County Council leader’s plan for authority to exit association is ‘bizarre decision’

Lincolnshire County Council could be one of the only councils in England and Wales to not be a member of the Local Government Association (LGA) if a proposal goes ahead.

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