l An historic Grantham building was saved from demolition after campaigners gained listed status. A petition with 136 names helped save the Lee & Grinling maltings in Bridge End Road.
l Headteacher of Spitalgate School Suzanne Beard was reinstated in her job after a six-week suspension.
l Thieves stole £1,000 worth of cigarettes from a newsagents in Alma Park after ramming a Ford Escort car through the front door.
l In cricket, Grantham were set to go top of the Lincolnshire Premier League after a winning draw at Bourne.