Grantham signage firm donates to Matt Hampson’s £1m rehabilitation centre

Grantham business Signs Express has donated signage to a £1 million rehabilitation centre for people who have suffered severe injury through sport.

Newton's Place, Grantham.

New Grantham homes off Barrowby Road due to go on sale in March

New homes built off Barrowby Road are due to go on sale next month.

Potholes in Grantham.

Grantham and nearby villages first in line as thousands of potholes due to be permanently repaired

The Grantham area will be one of the first places to see potholes repaired as the county council starts its latest round of roadworks in the new financial year.

Chief Constable for Lincolnshire Police, Bill Skelly, NFU Regional Director for East Midlands, Gordon Corner, Dr Caroline Johnson, MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, Marc Jones, and Mark Leggott, NFU Lincolnshire county chairman.  Photo supplied.

New chief commits to action plan on rural crime

An action plan to tackle rural crime, including hare coursing, has been promised by the new Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police.

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Jobs: Latest vacancies available from Grantham Jobcentre

Here’s 30 vacancies available through Grantham Jobcentre.


Firm chosen to construct phase two of Grantham’s southern relief road

Construction business Galliford Try is to be awarded the construction contract for phase two of Grantham’s relief road project.

Tom and James Holliday

Belvoir brothers are top farriers

Two brothers who live on the grounds at Belvoir Castle are hammering out a great reputation for themselves as two of the nation’s finest farriers.


Jobs: Latest vacancies from Grantham Jobcentre

Here are the latest vacancies available through Grantham Jobcentre.

A team from SKDC won a fund-raising quiz organised by Chattertons.

Grantham firm’s fund-raising year begins with quiz

A year of fund-raising kicked off with a bang when Grantham firm Chattertons Solicitors and Wealth Management raised £396 for its charity of the year.

Andrew Hodgson is the new chairman of Grantham Business Club.

Grantham businessman Andrew Hodgson is the new chairman of town’s business club

The new chairman of Grantham Business Club took up his post this week.

The highways reporting system

Report highways issues online and save taxpayers’ cash

‘Be our eyes and ears on the roads,’ is the message to drivers in the area from the county’s highways department.

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The Rev William Ruddle, lead chaplain for Lincolnshire Police.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG191114-115TW.

Volunteers needed to be police chaplain

An appeal for volunteers willing to train and become voluntary police chaplains has been made by Churches Together in All Lincolnshire.

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A1 at Grantham to close overnight for 10 weeks for drainage works

The A1 between Barrowby and Harlaxton will be closed at night over 10 weeks for drainage work.

CASES CLOSED: Detective Inspector Helen Evans with Chief Constable Neil Rhodes before the pair both retire from policing this month.  Photo supplied.

Last case is filed by retired detective Helen

A detective who investigated some of the most shocking crimes committed in Lincolnshire over recent years has cracked her final case.

Staff at the new Real Burger restaurant in High Street, Grantham.

Grantham has a big appetite for new Real Burger Company restaurant

Hungry Grantham people have shown a real appetite for a new restaurant that has opened in the centre of the town.

MAKING PLANS: Bill Skelly is due to join Lincolnshire Police as Chief Constable on Wednesday after transferring from Devon and Cornwall Police.  Photo supplied.

New chief’s aim to ‘break down barriers’ ahead of Lincolnshire role

The new Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police has pledged to “listen and support” eastern European communities when he starts work next week.

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UPDATE: Grantham Jobcentre could relocate to council offices

Grantham Jobcentre in Castlegate looks likely to close and relocate to the council offices as part of plans by the Government to shut one in ten of its offices around the country.

’Pointless’ work performance reviews driving workers to tears

’Pointless’ work performance reviews driving workers to tears

Most workers believe that performance reviews are a waste of time, a new study has found.

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Alastair Hawken at the home of Grantham Gingerbread in the former Citadel in London Road.

Grantham Journal Big Interview: Gingerbread is back in business after inspired move to Citadel

Gingerbread was invented in Grantham in 1740 by William Eggleston, but for many years the recipe disappeared and gingerbread was something no longer associated with the town.

POLICE RECRUITS: New starters at Lincolnshire Police with Coun Marc Jones, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, and Deputy Chief Constable Gary Knighton.  Photo supplied.

New recruits give police ‘headroom’ to serve Lincolnshire

Almost 85 new recruits are to join Lincolnshire Police this year as the force waits to hear whether its £117 million budget will be increased.

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