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Space exploration at Woolsthorpe Manor

Woolsthorpe Manor was a star-gazer’s paradise during last week’s half-term break.

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Granada, Grantham.

MEMORY LANE: 30th anniversary of Harry Sanders tribute show at Grantham’s Granada

Local historian Stan Matthews dropped off some memorabilia at the Journal office to celebrate the 30th anniversary of a tribute show to the former manager of Grantham’s Granada Theatre/Cinema – Harry Sanders.

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Greyfriars

Then & Now with Grantham Civic Society: A Franciscan friary site for 250 years

The Franciscan friars were settled in Grantham before November 27, 1290, when Pope Nicholas IV granted them an indulgence.

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Laurel and Hardy in Grantham, 1952.

MEMORY LANE: Comedy duo Laurel and Hardy opened trades fair in Grantham

Comedy stars of the silver screen, Laurel and Hardy came to Grantham in 1952 to open the Chamber of Trade’s fair at the Guildhall.

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Lincolnshire County Council offices in Lincoln. EMN-150909-170439001

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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Ancaster FC

MEMORY LANE: Ancaster triumphed in snowy 1979 Senior KO Cup clash

Ancaster marched on to the next round of the Grantham Saturday League Senior Knockout Cup after they defeated Woolsthorpe 2 -1 in February, 1979.

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Slideshow: Grantham all-stars rock the Guildhall

A concert starring some of the best known performers in Grantham was a sell-out success.

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Belton International Horse Trials

Box office opens for tickets to the Belton International Horse Trials

Advance tickets are available online for the 37th anniversary Belton International Horse Trials, incorporating the Lycetts Grantham Cup.

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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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Burton Coggles Village Hall Concert Group, 1955.

MEMORY LANE: Burton Coggles group put on first peacetime show in 1955

Burton Coggles Village Hall Concert Group’s first post-war show attracted a full house in February of 1955.

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Grantham Steam and County Fair planned. Photo: Matt Surdo

Preparations under way for first Grantham Steam and County Show

Plans for a Grantham Steam and County Show were revealed this week.

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St Peter's Hill

Memory Lane: St Peter’s Hill between the wars

These photographs are just two of many submitted to the Grantham Journal of late, these depicting the opposite ends of St Peter’s Hill.

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Paul Jones and Dave Kelly

Excellent musicians to showcase talents at Grantham’s Guildhall

Enjoy an evening of blues at the Guildhall Arts Centre tomorrow (Saturday), with Paul Jones and Dave Kelly.

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Ruston and Hornsby panto.

Memory Lane: Stan’s 10th book tells the tale of Ruston pantomimes

Memory Lane regular Stan Matthews has written his 10th book on Grantham institutions, called Ruston and Hornsby – The Coronation Pantomimes 1944 to 1958.

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Gang Show

All ages make up a colourful Gang Show coming up at Grantham’s Guildhall

This year’s Gang Show promises more song, dance and colourful costumes than ever before!

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Wyndham Park, Grantham.

Shakespeare event could be part of exciting 2017 for Grantham’s Wyndham Park

A Shakespeare event could be held in Wyndham Park as part of an exiciting line-up of events for 2017.

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New WI group sets up in Grantham

A new Women’s Institute (WI) group has launched in Grantham and is calling for women to join.

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Welbourn Forge

Visitors can watch a demonstration of traditional ironworking Welbourn Forge

Welbourn Forge will be open on Saturday, February 4, between 10am and 1pm for its monthly demonstration day.

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Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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Dog obesity

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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