l Former Grantham Mayor Paul Johnson was set to read extracts from the controversial “Spycatcher” book on St Peter’s Hill. The reading had been organised by the Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom.
l Opinions in Grantham on the introduction of the Poll Tax varied from “the poor will lose out” to “advantages for widowers” and “I can’t really understand it”.
l Ownership of rabbits was booming in Grantham.
l Grantham Town beat Scunthorpe United 1-0 in the quarter-final of the County Cup.