50 Years Ago

lThe borough’s chief medical officer Dr Shearer called for “drastic action on a national level to stop the consumption of cigarettes”.

lA glider crashed into two cars parked at Fulbeck airfield. The pilot was unhurt and exchanged details with the car owners.

l Grantham and District Boy Scouts camp site in Ancaster was in jeopardy over Air Ministry about plans to extend a runway through land used by the scouts in Ermine Street.