lHoaxers caused seven bomb scares in Grantham, disrupting the town centre, five schools and wasting the time of the emergency services. All but one of the town’s secondary schools received bomb threats.
lArmed robbers raided the Post Office in Barrowby, attacking post master Barry Ladds. The robbers escaped with just £25 and Mr Ladd required stitches to a head wound.
lOwners of Plamore Sport, Terry Bly and Tony Davis were selling up to go into retirement. Mr Davis said: “It has been phenomenal, just brilliant.”