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Grantham-based pharmaceutical safety services provider is set to expand

A Grantham-based pharmaceutical services provider is expanding as part of ambitious growth plans.

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Jobs: Latest vacancies from Grantham Jobcentre

Here’s some of the latest vacancies available through Grantham Jobcentre.

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Holiday giant Thomas Cook to buy out Co-operative Travel

Peterborough-based Thomas Cook is to buy out its trading partner Co-operative Travel in a deal worth £55.8 million.

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South Kesteven District Council.

Changes to waste collections in South Kesteven over Christmas period

Waste collections will take place a day later over the festive period in South Kesteven.

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Highways England to give £5 million towards new Grantham A1 junction

Highways England has today (Monday) announced it will hand over £5 million towards the building of an A1 junction as part of the Grantham bypass construction.

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Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, a report into the future of shopping has predicted.

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Sara Barton of Brewster's Brewery.

Grantham brewery to double its production after expansion

A brewery in Grantham has doubled its daily production of beer after completing a major expansion of its facilities.

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Rail transport news.

East Midlands Trains fares to rise in the new year - but less than the rate of inflation

Fares on trains serving the Sleaford area are set to rise by 1.5 per cent in the new year, it has been announced today (Friday).

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Grantham BID supporters ‘disappointed’ by rejection of scheme by smallest of margins

An attempt to inject millions of pounds into Grantham’s economy has failed by a hair’s breadth following a vote by 
local businesses.

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Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Morrisons is bringing back Christmas carols to its stores after 15 years, after listening to its customers who said they preferred traditional songs to pop music.

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UPDATED: Attempt to set up Business Improvement District in Grantham fails by small margin

An attempt to set up a Business Improvement District in Grantham has failed.

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Hustings event held by the FSB was attended by eight of the 10 candidates standing for the Sleaford and North Hykeham seat.

Business is focus at FSB hustings for Sleaford and North Hykeham seat

Eight of the 10 candidates contesting the Sleaford and North Hykeham constituency by-election attended a hustings event at on Monday evening as guests of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

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Tarina Jones and Alfie Green

Grantham boy Alfie is county’s Big Summer Reading Challenge winner

Congratulations to six-year-old Alfie Green from Grantham, this year’s Lincolnshire Library Summer Reading Challenge winner.

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New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

Vegans and vegetarians have voiced outrage after revelations that the new £5 notes contain animal fat.

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Potholes - which road is the worst?

Extra £2.5 million awarded to fix Lincolnshire’s 46,800 potholes

An estimated 46,800 potholes are to be repaired across Lincolnshire, thanks to an extra 2.5 million worth of government funding.

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Staff at fresh food manufacturer Bakkavor, which is recruiting for hundreds of extra workers.

Hundreds of jobs to be created by leading food manufacturer in Lincolnshire

A leading food manufacturer in Lincolnshire is creating hundreds of jobs as it seeks to cope with a growing workload.

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Post Office

Post Office managers’ strike set to disrupt overseas Christmas mail and parcels

Hundreds of Post Office managers are to stage a fresh strike in a dispute over pensions.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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Some of the students who took part in the  Business Skills Pathway event, pictured with business representatives, back, from left, Bijal Ladva (Specsavers), Mark Awcock  and James Tupper (BGB Innovation),Richard Rees  and Toby Hemsley-Smith (1Life), Chris Graves (Inspire+) and Darren Joint (Viking Signs).

Students learn vital lessons on world of work at conference in Grantham

Teenagers were given an insight into the world of business at a conference in Grantham this week.

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Deadline for Grantham BID ballot is just days away

The deadline for the vote for a business improvement district (BID) in Grantham is Wednesday at 5pm. Eligible businesses are encouraged to vote if they have not already done so.

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