WHAT’S ON: Entries to Croxton Kerrial show are still possible on the day

‘Croxton Creates’ takes place in Croxton Kerrial Village Hall next Saturday (September 16).


WHAT’S ON: Attractions abound at this weekend’s two-day Harby Country Show

Harby Country Show takes place at Canal Farm, Harby (LE14 4BL) tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday.

Jane Austen's 'Emma' will be performed outside at The Oaksmere Hotel

WHAT’S ON: Jane Austen’s ‘Emma’ to be staged at Little Ponton Hall later this month

In celebration of Jane Austen’s bi-centennial year, Little Ponton Hall is hosting an open air stage adaptation of her popular comedy of manners ‘Emma’ on Friday, August 25.

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Dog days at Easton Walled Gardens. Photo: Fred Cholmeley

WHAT’S ON: Dogs welcome on Sundays throughout August

Explore one of England’s most beautiful gardens with your four-legged friend at Easton Walled Gardens this month.

Females can try out cricket at Grantham CC's Gorse Lane next month.

CRICKET: Grantham club to host Women’s Soft Ball Festival in August

Grantham Cricket Club is hosting a Women’s Soft Ball Cricket Festival at its Gorse Lane ground on Thursday, August 24, 3pm until 7pm.


WHAT’S ON: Fun for all the family at Belvoir Show and Country Fair – this weekend!

Belvoir Show and Country Fair takes place this weekend at Belvoir Castle.

Belvoir ride is in August.

WHAT’S ON: Belvoir ride will feature two routes

Belvoir Castle Pleasure Ride takes place on Sunday, August 6.

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Soft Shoe Sam. Photo: YouTube

WHAT’S ON: Grantham CAMRA beer festival will be at school

Real ale afficionados who like plenty of time to plan their drinking have advance notice that Grantham CAMRA Beer Festival will take place at Huntingtower Community Primary Academy, Huntingtower Road (NG31 7AU), between Thursday, August 3 and Saturday, August 5, 11am till 11pm.


WHAT’S ON: Duck race and country fayre at Knipton this weekend

Knipton Duck Race and Country Fayre Family Fun Day takes place on Sunday, starting at 10am.

Truckfest. Photo: Owen Clarke

WHAT’S ON: Truckfest Original returns to its Newark birthplace

Truckfest Original will return to its original birthplace at the Newark and Notts Showground this weekend (July 15 and 16) and this year it is going to be huge and with loads of new events and acts coming, it is bound to be a great event.

Easton Walled Gardens. Photo: Fred Cholmeley

WHAT’S ON: ‘Sweet Pea Week’ begins at Easton Walled Gardens on Sunday

Every year, Easton Walled Gardens raises hundreds of sweet pea plants, a spectacular sight which can be seen in full bloom during its famous Sweet Pea Week, beginning this Sunday.

WHAT’S ON: Armed Forces Day event will be held at Allington’s Arena UK showground

WHAT’S ON: Armed Forces Day event will be held at Allington’s Arena UK showground

A great day out for all the family is promised for the Armed Forces Day at Arena UK showground, near Allington, on Saturday, June 24.

Walk your dog for charity at Belvoir Castle.

WHAT’S ON: Walk your dog for charity at Belvoir Castle in June

An organised dog walk for families of all ages to raise money for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People will take place at Belvoir Castle on Sunday, June 18.


WHAT’S ON: Grantham Canal Society is offering boat trips for the family over Easter weekend

Grantham Canal Society is running boat trips on Easter Sunday and Monday.

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

Wyndham Park, Grantham

Local people urged to take part in survey on Grantham’s Wyndham Park

Local people are being asked to shape the future of Grantham’s Wyndham Park by giving their views on it and its facilities now on an online survey.

Health news

Sickness bug cases linked to Twinlakes Park’s animal farm

Bosses at Melton’s Twinlakes Park said they’d done ‘everything they possibly could in the quickest time possible’ since being made aware of an outbreak of a sickness bug linked to people visiting its animal farm.

Terminal 1 Skatepark’s Skate and Donate event to raise funds for children’s cancer ward

Terminal 1 Skatepark’s Skate and Donate event to raise funds for children’s cancer ward

Melton’s Terminal 1 Skatepark is hosting a Skate and Donate 2016 event, for skateboarders only, next Saturday (March 19) from 10am with proceeds going to the children’s cancer ward at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

Quorn Hunt riders and hounds gather in front of Melton's St Mary's Church for last year's (2015) traditional New Year's Day meeting EMN-151230-131718001

Town Estate set to host Melton’s New Year’s Day hunt

Riders and supporters will gather in Melton’s Play Close park tomorrow (Friday, January 1) for the traditional New Year’s Day hunt.

Belvoir Hunt meets at St Peter's Hill, Grantham, on Boxing Day. ENGEMN00120111230112120

Belvoir Hunt will follow tradition with a Boxing Day meet in St Peter’s Hill, Grantham

Hounds and horses will gather in Grantham on Boxing Day at 11am for the traditional Belvoir Hunt meet.

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