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Get up close to nature at River Witham celebration in Grantham’s Wyndham Park

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Woolsthorpe band

MEMORY LANE: Band baton handed over at Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir

Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir was one of many villages that once had its own band.

Nostalgia
White Lion

MEMORY LANE: Grantham’s Lion team roared on the oche

Another old sport photograph was unearthed in the Journal archive this week.

Nostalgia
Woolsthorpe School

MEMORY LANE: Woolsthorpe School after Second World War

This photograph of pupils and staff from Woolsthorpe School is estimated to be have been taken around 1947.

Nostalgia
French Market returns to Grantham in October.

Popular French market set to make third visit to Grantham

A specialist French market will return to Grantham’s Market Place next month.

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Rutland Street demolition.

MEMORY LANE: Grantham maltings had a lucky escape during street demolition

When Rutland Street was demolished in 1981, this digger driver overturned his machine after it collapsed into a cellar, nearly knocking down The Maltings in the process.

Nostalgia
Dysart Park Bowls Club

MEMORY LANE: Grantham park bowlers captured in their heydey

All the silverware is laid out on the table at Dysart Park Bowls Club in a photograph brought into the Journal office by Bernard Vessey.

Nostalgia

WHAT’S ON: Attractions abound at this weekend’s two-day Harby Country Show

Harby Country Show takes place at Canal Farm, Harby (LE14 4BL) tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday.

Outdoors
Lincolnshire Fostering Service will be holding a recruitment event at Grantham Guildhall on September 12, 2017.

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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The Sandman

What’s on: Dreams come true for Grantham dancers

Four Grantham dancers are set to perform in an upcoming production at the Guildhall Arts Centre.

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St Wulfram's Church.

Discover hidden gems in Grantham on free heritage days

A whole host of free events will take place early next month as part of the annual Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days.

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Music

What’s On: Be ‘razzle-dazzled’ while you sing along to music from the ‘30s through to the ‘60s

‘That’s Entertainment’ showcases musicals from the golden age of Broadway and Hollywood – and it’s coming to Grantham’s Guildhall next month.

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Lost Village

What’s On: Embrace the surreal at Lost Village festival

A host of well-known musicians and comedians will perform at this year’s Lost Village forest festival (August 24-27).

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Submarine Scout 39 crashes in Thurlby on its delivery flight to Cranwell.

What’s On: Time to take to the skies with new exhibition at Cranwell museum

Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum’s upcoming exhibition – Airships over Lincolnshire… Lighter than Air – will open to the public next month, exploring the vital role airships and hot air balloons have played and the involvement of the Lighter than Air Section at Cranwell.

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Grantham Target Shooting Club has benefited from two grants.

More guns for Grantham shooting club thanks to donations

A Grantham shooting club has been the grateful recipient of two grants.

Lifestyle
Grantham Sunrise Rotary supports Grantham Jobcentre.

Jobseekers get a helping hand from Grantham Sunrisers

Members of the Grantham Sunrise Rotary Club have been carrying out mock interviews at Grantham Jobcentre on Thursday mornings, as part of the club’s work in the community.

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PGL Caythorpe have also submitted plans to develop their outdoor activities.

Plans to expand activity centre in Caythorpe

A popular children’s activity centre is set to expand if plans for further developments are approved.

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Freemason Jeff Thompson presents a cheque for �400 to Dale Wright, organiser of the Feeling Good Again.. scheme at Grantham Tennis Centre.

Grantham masons donate £400 to boost centre’s mental health scheme

A scheme to help improve mental health run by Grantham Tennis Centre has been given a cash boost.

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Members of the Grantham Association of the National Trust boarded a vintage Routemaster bus for a tour of historic Nottinghamshire.

Grantham members of National Trust jump aboard Routemaster bus for tour of historic sites

National Trust members were given a tour of historic Nottinghamshire when they boarded a class Routemaster bus last week.

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Jane Austen's 'Emma' will be performed outside at The Oaksmere Hotel

WHAT’S ON: Jane Austen’s ‘Emma’ to be staged at Little Ponton Hall later this month

In celebration of Jane Austen’s bi-centennial year, Little Ponton Hall is hosting an open air stage adaptation of her popular comedy of manners ‘Emma’ on Friday, August 25.

Theatre and Comedy
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