50 Years Ago

lShopkeepers in Grantham were hopeful of a last minute Christmas rush after a disappointing festive period.

lA heated debate was held by Grantham and District Youth Club over the motion “This house feels that man will always be the superior sex”. The motion was “ably defended” by Mr J. Wade and Mr J. Thompson but opposed by Miss E. Hardcastle and Miss J. Lill.

lGrantham Town’s forward play was slammed in the Journal as “pathetic” - despite the Gingerbreads seeing off Long Eaton 2-1.