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Grantham fostering event to boost number of carers

A meeting will be held in Grantham in a bid to take on more people interested in fostering.

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More Grantham area foster carers needed for vulnerable youngsters

Lincolnshire Fostering Service is continuing its campaign to recruit more carers across the county with an information event in Grantham.

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Mums and their babies at the breastfeeding cafe in Grantham.

Grantham mums share their experiences at breastfeeding cafe

A Colsterworth mother-of-two has hailed her first ‘breastfeeding cafe’ a success.

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Home-Start volunteers in Lincolnshire were praised at a recent gathering.

Grantham volunteers among those recognised at Home-Start celebration

Grantham volunteers were among those who gathered for a special celebration by Home-Start Lincolnshire.

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Grantham family tread the boards together

Three members of a Grantham family will star together in an upcoming production of Oliver!.

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Lincolnshire Adoption Service is looking for new families to come forward and give loving homes to children in need.  Photo supplied.

Information night in Bourne for parents interested in adoption role

Lincolnshire Adoption Service is looking for new families to come forward and give loving homes to children in need.

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Event in Grantham to give people the chance to learn more about fostering

Lincolnshire Fostering Service is launching a new campaign to recruit more carers across the county.

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Project to help parents get back to work is set to begin in Grantham

A year-long pilot project is getting under way in Grantham to support parents to get back to work, training or volunteering through free personal development workshops.

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Obesity in dogs sparks epidemic of canine arthritis

Britain’s pet dogs are suffering an epidemic of arthritis and obesity among canines could be to blame, experts have warned.

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REVEALED: Top 10 baby products new parents DONT need, and the ones they do

REVEALED: Top 10 baby products new parents DON’T need, and the ones they do

It’s highly likely you’ll have a list as long as your arm when it comes to buying for your newborn.

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Grantham mum angry at poor state of toddlers’ play area

Grantham mum angry at poor state of toddlers’ play area

The mother of a toddler says a play area near her home is so filthy and covered in litter young children cannot use it.

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Hatchimals are one of this Christmas' must-have toys

From Silly Sausage to the Hatchimal: meet the toys that will drive Britons to spend £1.1bn before Christmas

As she expertly navigated her hot pink Barbie hoverboard drone through a 360 degree turn, Summer gave some serious thought to why girls might be interested in ownership of a remote-controlled “boy toy”.

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Winter vomiting bug is coming

Winter vomiting bug is coming

As the autumn leaves fall from the trees, we can spot the stereotypical signs of winter - the sun low in the sky, shops putting up decorations… a sudden queasy feeling in the pit of the stomach.

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Halloween at Wyndham Park

Zombies, witches and ghouls appear across Grantham for Halloween

Halloween fun started early in Grantham this year, with Wyndham Park and Belton House putting on events over the weekend.

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300 Lincolnshire toddlers a year admitted to A&E for burns and scalds.

Almost 300 children under 5 went to A&E in Lincolnshire for burns and scalds in one 12 month period new figures show.

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Study reveals the keys to a perfect marriage proposal

Study reveals the keys to a perfect marriage proposal

The average woman expects her wedding proposal to take place at a landmark in her home city with a dazzling ring costing £1,013, according to new research.

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The top 50 skills you need to be a great dad

The top 50 skills you need to be a great dad

The top 50 ‘dad skills’ have been revealed - but less than half of fathers reckon they have mastered them all.

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Overweight child

Obese children ‘more likely to struggle at school’

Britain’s obesity epidemic is damaging children’s intelligence, suggests new research.

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Grantham Guildhall

Grantham event will encourage people to become foster parents

An event to be held in Grantham tomorrow (Thursday) will encourage people to foster.

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Introducing egg and peanut at early stage to babies may reduce the risk of developing an allergy to either foodstuff. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”

Feeding babies with egg and peanut at a young age – rather than waiting until they are older – may prevent them developing an allergy to the foodstuffs, according to a major new study.

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