50 Years Ago

l Two men, including a Grantham postman, were each jailed for 10 months for plotting to place three racing bets after the results were known. The scam was an attempt to recover some of the losses made by one of the crook’s gambling over the years.

l A single book was returned to Grantham Library following a story in the Journal the previous week about 1,000 missing books. The book was entitled ‘An Anthrology of Prayer’.