25 Years Ago

lA new festival was planned in Grantham in honour of Sir Isaac Newton. Planned events would range from scientific seminars to a week long carnival.

lJeffrey Archer joined Conservatives for a meeting in Grantham. Less than 48 hours later he resigned as a MP following a national scandal.

lMiddleweight boxer Andy Kerr won his 12th straight bout. Kerr did not lose a round in beating Sean Matherill at Stoke Rochford.