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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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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Airport luggage. Photo: Genevieve Hayward

Clothes, tech and dentures - some of the items lost at UK airports

Lost clothes and glasses mingle with more unusual items in the lost property boxes at the UK’s airports.

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An Aveling Barford MG6 Motor Grader seen in Paphos, Cyprus, by Shane Marshall.

Memory Lane: Barford’s machine found in Cyprus

These pictures of an Aveling Barford motor grader were sent in by Shane Marshall, who used to work for the Grantham firm.


Slideshow: Christmas on the Green

The festive season kicked off in Grantham yesterday (Sunday) with Christmas on the Green.


Who will wear the crown at Vale’s Got Talent?

The countdown has begun, and competition to be crowned the 2016 Vale’s Got Talent winner is as tough as ever.

Naughty Christmas Tree and Mrs Butterworth

Sunday’s Christmas on the Green will be a ho-ho-whole lot of festive fun!

Christmas will begin in Grantham tomorrow (Sunday), with the ever-popular festive fun day and switching on of the Christmas tree lights.


Pictures and video: Bottoms up at Grantham’s St Wulfram’s Church

The first-ever beer festival to be held at Grantham’s St Wulfram’s Church has got off to a great start.

Mobile phones causing more problems on the road than ever

Mobile phones causing more problems on the road than ever

Over 86 per cent of UK motorists think distraction caused by mobile phones has become worse in the last three years, according to a study commissioned by road safety charity IAM RoadSmart.

UK road travel could be as safe as rail and air ‘within a generation’

UK road travel could be as safe as rail and air ‘within a generation’

The road system in the UK could be as safe to use as rail and air travel “within a generation”.

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Melton CAMRA chaiman Kevin Billson presents a Merit Award to landlord Mick Nicklinson for the quality of his cask ales at the Royal Horseshoes, at Waltham EMN-161114-162040001

Waltham pub landlord receives CAMRA award

The landlord of a village pub has been presented with a prestigious award to recognise the quality of his cask ales.

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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Barrowby concert by Hi-Notes will raise money for Scouts

A show in aid of Barrowby Scout Group will be performed this month featuring lots of showstopping numbers.

Presenter and property expert Lucy Alexander/ Raise the Roof Productions

Casting call for new TV show which helps you find your dream home

Led by property expert, Lucy Alexander (of Homes Under the Hammer fame), indecisive house hunters will be given the chance to find the right property for them.

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St Peter's Players 1951

St Peter’s Hill Players earned critic’s vote with talent for comedy

Sheer acting ability was apparently the reason for the success of this play performed in Grantham in 1951 by the St Peter’s Hill Amateur Dramatic Society.

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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The firework display following the switch-on of the Christmas lights on the green in Grantham last year. Photo: Toby Roberts. EMN-160703-114958001

Make a date in your diary for Grantham’s Christmas on the Green

Reindeer, a Winter Wonderland and a firework finale will again be highlights at this year’s Christmas on the Green in Grantham.

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.


Follow the screams to Geoff’s Grantham house on Halloween!

If you want to see a Halloween spectacular on Monday, head to East Avenue in Grantham and follow the screams.

Grantham College students will be made up as scary characters for the Scary Godmother Trick or Treat trail in Wyndham Park, Grantham, on Halloween weekend.

Brave the scary trick or treat trail in Grantham’s Wyndham Park on Sunday

A ‘Scary Godmother Trick or Treat’ trail awaits fearless children and adults at Grantham’s Wyndham Park this weekend.

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