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RUGBY: Kesteven defeated after losing early advantage

Midlands League 3

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Phil and Leanne Docherty took over The Green Man two years ago.

Grantham Journal Big Interview: We like to push the boundaries with the type of food we serve.

The Green Man in Ropsley has certainly earnt its reputation for serving quality food and beer in a relaxed dining atmosphere.

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Barrowby Juniors

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Barrowby youngsters step out in style thanks to £1k from housebuilders

Barrowby Juniors football team is kicking off the new football season in style thanks to sponsorship from local housebuilders Barratt and David Wilson Homes.

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Linda Spiers was at the cinema with boyfriend Lee Mills and sons Cameron and Archie.

Grantham cinema firework prank: ‘We feared the worst’

A family who were caught up in the firework prank at Grantham cinema last week, returned to finish watching their film last night (Thursday).

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Jobs

Jobs: Latest vacancies from Grantham Jobcentre

Here’s 30 of the latest job vacancies available through Grantham Jobcentre:

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Lincolnshire Trading Standards officers Kirsty Toyne and Eve Wrighton with a range of products used by scammers who have cheated victims out of an estimated �2million over the last 18 months.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire County Council.

Scam busting move after victims taken for £2million rides

Lincolnshire Police and trading standards officers are mounting a joint campaign against scams after learning that it may be costing people about £2million a year.

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Kevin Walker was thrown off his motorbike in a hit-and-run on Friday.

Hit-and-run A1 biker in bid to trace his rescuers

A man who was knocked off his motorbike in a hit-and-run would like to find the good samaritans that stopped to help him.

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Football

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Great Ponton hit double figures at Woodhall Spa

Mid Lincs Youth League

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Julie and Robert Braker

ATHLETICS: Grantham club couple impress in Derby 10

Grantham Running Club couple Julie and Robert Braker took part in the Derby 10 Mile last Sunday.

Athletics
Ambassadors sought to promote Lincolnshire

Ambassadors sought to promote Lincolnshire

The Team Lincolnshire programme has been relaunched, aiming to be bigger and better.

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Andy Pick

CRICKET: Belvoir CC sign up Notts CCC bowling coach

Belvoir Cricket Club have signed up Nottinghamshire CCC senior coach Andy Pick to work with their bowling attack this winter.

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FORCE STRATEGY: Chief Constable Bill Skelly with Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire Police.

New police plan for Lincolnshire hangs on budget settlement

The future standard of policing in South Holland and Lincolnshire rests on an improved cash package from the Government, according to the county’s top cop.

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The firework finale promises to be bigger and better than ever this year.

Ho ho ho-pe to see you at Grantham’s festive event!

Christmas is coming to Grantham on Sunday, when St Peter’s Hill will be transformed for Christmas on the Green and Market.

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Grantham Town's Andy Wright extends a hand of solidarity to a young Gingerbreads fan. Photo: Toby Roberts

Grantham Town are geared up for big FA Trophy game

Grantham Town go into the Third Qualifying Round of the FA Trophy for the first time in 12 years when they host Chorley at The Meres tomorrow (Saturday).

Football
Mark Harrison Band. Photo: Mal Whichelow

WHAT’S ON: Acclaimed folk blues artist brings his band to Eastwell

Live@Eastwell presents the Mark Harrison Band as its next gig at Eastwell Village Hall next Saturday (December 2), at 7.30pm.

Music
Irene Miller celebrated her 100th Birthday on Sunday.

Miracle baby Irene turns 100-years-old

A remarkable woman who was given just months to live as a baby, celebrated her 100th birthday on Sunday, surrounded by generations of her family.

Irene Miller was born in 1917 and was the only child of farmers Fred and Florence May Cottingham.

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Court news.

Court round-up: Grantham area defendants brought before magistrates

Grantham area defendants brought before magistrates recently include:

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Fire news.

Grantham firefighters cut driver free in traffic collision

Grantham firefighters attended a road traffic collision on Portsmouth Close, Grantham, yesterday.

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Libby Simpson and her dog Tootsie.

Grantham’s Libby goes from iron lady to pamper pooches

A Grantham businesswoman plans to stave off retirement by looking after our canine companions.

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South Kesteven District Council.

Update: South Kesteven councillors vote in favour of 16.5 per cent rise in basic allowance

South Kesteven District Councillors have voted in favour of a basic allowance increase of 16.5 per cent this afternoon to reflect their greater responsibilities and commitments, despite strong opposition from fellow councillors.

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