Vale of Belvoir’s Manners Arms wins a prestigious national award

The Manners Arms at Knipton has been named The National Pub and Bar Awards County Winner for Leicestershire.

New owner: Rowland Wood took over Roman garages in March.

Popular classic car garage Roman gets new owner

Classic car enthusiasts are relieved that a popular car garage is staying open after its previous owner passed away.

The team at Helen's Flowers, in Westgate, Grantham.

Grantham florist crowned one of UK’s best

Grantham florist Helen’s Flowers has been accepted into the exclusive Good Florist Guide, the gold standard of floristry and the only merit-based guide to the finest florists in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Say cheese: From left, dental nurses Jade Jessop and Julie McKie with practice manager Louise Butler, centre.

Photo booth is just one way in which Grantham dental practice is promoting good oral health

Dentist patients are being invited show off their best smiles in a selfie photo booth, as part of National Smile Month.

Leo Vincent and Amy Dove celebrate their Hidden Gem award at Allington Manor.

Allington Manor wins ‘Hidden Gem’ award

Allington Manor has won a ‘Hidden Gem’ in awards given by on-line booking company eviivo.

A shot from John Lees jute works where bags and sacks are being printed only a few hours after receipt of customers orders.

MEMORY LANE: Rabbit disease forced Grantham’s John Lee and Son to expand into a variety of ventures

One of Grantham’s largest industrial players of the past was John Lee and Son.

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Grantham passengers to get 11 more Virgin Trains services to London on Saturdays

Virgin Trains says Grantham customers can look forward to an extra 11 services on its east coast line on Saturdays.

Pictured are colleagues from Downtown in Grantham and Oldrids in Scunthorpe. They are, from left  chairman Martin Isaac, Sandra Dunn (from Oldrids in Scunthorpe) with 40 years service, Richard Sadler with 30 years service, Rosie Gale with 20 years service, Richard King with 10 years service and MD Richard Broadhead.

Grantham Downtown store rewards long-serving staff

Downtown in Grantham has celebrated some of its long serving members of staff.

Miranda Bainbridge, left, and assistant Sandra Turpie were pictured in the Journal in 2014 when the new post office branch opened in The Pantry in Corby Glen.

Corby Glen post office in a cafe closes after three years

A post office set up in a village cafe has close for the last time today (Friday) because it is not paying for itself.

Belvoir Lettings won gold at the ESTAs awards presented by Phil Spencer.

Grantham lettings agency scoops gold in national awards

Hard-working colleagues at a Grantham letting agency are celebrating after scooping first place at a national awards ceremony last week.

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King’s boys’ stories hit Grantham Library’s shelves

Six budding young writers from the King’s School are rubbing shoulders with the likes of star authors Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle and Ian Rankin.

Puddle Ducks teachers

Grantham swim teachers get deaf awareness training

Swim school Puddle Ducks is supporting Deaf Awareness Week (May 15-21) by partnering with the National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) to provide deaf awareness training to all of its swimming teachers.

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Grantham business has licence revoked after selling fake cigarettes and employing illegal immigrants

A shop in Grantham has had a licence revoked after illegal cigarettes were seized and illegal immigrants were found working there.

Grantham Business Club

Tickets still available for Thursday’s Grantham Business Club meeting

Grantham Business Club meets again on Thursday, offering business people the chance to both network and find out about local issues and campaigns that might affect them.


Jobs: Latest vacancies from Grantham Jobcentre

Here are 30 of the latest vacancies available through Grantham Jobcentre

Emma Cox, Jordan Heppleston and Lynda Parish at Retox in Westgate, Grantham.

Lunchtime treats sent out to Grantham businesses by Retox

Local businesses were treated to lunch and homemade cake last week.

Author Nick Barrett on a trip back to Great Gonerby where he grew up.

Nick publishes second novel based on Grantham’s King’s School

A former King’s School boy who grew up in Great 
Gonerby has published his second novel based on his time at the school.

The Nottingham managers embarking on a cycling challenge are, from left - Richard Copestake, Dan Spendlow, Jo Nutt, Sophie Brooks, Val Turns, Sarah Wallace, David Ellis and Rachel Kent.

Grantham branch manager and colleagues swap building societies for bikes

Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire branch managers of The Nottingham – including Sarah Wallace from the Grantham branch – are set to ‘pedal’ their energy into a 22-mile bike ride to raise cash for two charities.

Electric Club, Commercial Road, Grantham

Former Grantham social club could become a dance school

The former Grantham Electric Social Club could be given a new lease of life if plans to turn it into a dance school are accepted.

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Keith Christian at Alma Park Fish Bar.

Former Grantham fish fryer takes a trip down memory lane

A retired fish shop owner took a take a trip down memory lane last week when he was invited to help out at Alma Park Fish Bar.

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