25 Years Ago

lComedian Jim Davidson presented Margaret Thatcher with a £2,500 cheque for the Christopher Buckingham appeal.

lPolice were hunting for two youths who stole £1,00 worth of electrical goods from Currys in St Peter’s Hill.

lDespite pleas from the chairman Grantham and District darts players rejected a proposal to change the throwing distance.

lUnemployment in town fell to 2,629 people.