l Juliette Evans, 19, was crowned Miss Grantham Journal at the Grantham Journal Carnival Ball. Miss Evans was put forward for the Miss Yorkshire TV contest due to be held in the Autumn.
l Organisers of a conga world record attempt were hoping to have 9,000 people take part in Grantham. BBC Record Breakers were heading to the town to capture the attempt, led by Bucks Fizz girl Cheryl Baker.
l Harrowby United abandoned plans to re-locate to Barrowby after being accused of trying to “muscle in” on the playing field.