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Grantham plan for 480 homes could go before councillors in March

Plans for up to 480 homes off Manthorpe Road on the edge of Grantham could go before a planning committee in March.

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Precious Little One

Grantham Journal Big Interview: Baby business booming for couple who set up firm at home

New parents Ian and Nicola Lloyd started their business Precious Little One more than 13 years ago from home. The business has since grown to become one of the largest independent nursery stores in the country with a successful online store and premises on the London Road Industrial Estate. Ian tells the Journal how the business got started and about the journey so far.

Business
Chameleon, in High Street, Grantham, shortly after it closed. The premises will now become a fish restaurant.

New fish restaurant to open in former nightspot in Grantham

A tasty mid-market fish restaurant is to open in a disused nightspot in the centre of Grantham .

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Totemic House in Grantham.

Debt advisers in Grantham hopes to recruit again this year

Grantham debt adviser Totemic says it hopes to recruit new staff this year - just five months after warning that it would have to axe up to 500 jobs.

Business
Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles

Grantham and Stamford MP welcomes £2.5 million funding dedicated to fixing county’s pot holes

Grantham & Stamford MP Nick Boles has welcomed news that local road-users will benefit from a dedicated £2.5m pothole fund in addition to the county’s normal funding.

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Roadworks.

Extra funding for road works for Lincolnshire

The county has been awarded £35.4million to spend on road improvements for the coming year - one of the highest levels of funding in the country announced by the Government today (Friday).

Politics
Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Treasure Transport was Grantham Journal Business Awards Business of the Year in 2014.  EMN-140304-162240001

Grantham firm Treasure Transport to expand and build 22 starter units at Gonerby Moor

Plans for a major expansion of a Grantham transport company to include 22 start-up units has been approved.

Transport
The proposed estate of 21 houses in Long Bennington

Councillors approve 21 homes for Long Bennington but demand good quality roads

An estate of 21 homes has been approved for Long Bennington but only after councillors asked for assurances the roads will be of good quality.

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Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

Business
Simon McDonald, managing director of Persimmon Homes East Midlands.

Developer in Peterborough outlines homes building plan for year ahead

A leading house builder based in Peterborough says it is planning to build more than 600 new homes across the region this year.

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Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

Offbeat
Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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Parent of Grantham pupils slams decision to cut bus service from school

A parent has condemned the decision by a bus company to stop its service picking up at Priory Ruskin Academy in an afternoon.

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URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

Parents are being urged to stop using a range of cots and children’s beds IMMEDIATELY - which are being linked to the sudden death of a newborn baby.

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Spitalgate Heath

Grantham councillor slams ‘garden village’ proposal for edge of town

Government plans for a garden village on the edge of Grantham have come under fire.

Business
The man said Tesco should ban customers who go shopping in their nightwear.

Shopper asks Tesco to ban customers in pyjamas and dressing gowns

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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Aldi

Aldi boosts wages as it looks for 4,000 new recruits

Supermarket Aldi has upped the pressure on its rivals after announcing it will increase pay to at least £8.53 an hour next month.

Business
The Red Lion Inn at Stathern
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Surprise after award winning pub closes

Villagers have been left surprised by the sudden closure of an award-winning pub.

Business
Government warns poultry owners to keep their birds separate from wild animals: PHOTO: Niall Carson/PA Wire ENVIRONMENT_BirdFlu_121224.JPG

Avian flu Prevention Zone extended after case found on Lincolnshire farm

The Chief Veterinary Officer has extended a Prevention Zone to help protect poultry from avian flu.

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