50 Years Ago

lTwo men were killed and a young girl was seriously injured in three road accidents, all within 24 hours of each other.

lPlans were drawn up which would give Grantham its own heliport.

lEx-Grantham schoolboy Christopher Robert Griffin became a Royal Marines Commando at the age of 18.

lMr Herbert, a New Zealand teacher, was enjoying his first British winter after coming here on a teacher exchange project.