10 Years Ago

l Vandals in Great Gonerby were being blamed for ruining the village. Windows were smashed, walls daubed in graffiti and buildings broken into.

l A profoundly deaf man from Little Humby was awarded £7,436 in damages after his lack of hearing cost him a new job.

l The number of teachers in Lincolnshire fell by 200 in a year while the national number increased.

l Grantham Town beat Lincoln City 3-1. The Nationwide League Division Three side were second best throughout the game, said City’s own assistant manager.