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Castle Bytham set to have new community shop if quarry site plan approved

A former quarry site in Castle Bytham could be used to create a community shop for the village if plans are approved by South Kesteven District Council planning committee.

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Allison and David Wells in the bar of their new restaurant, Wellingtons Kitchen and Bar, on High Street.

Wellington’s Kitchen and Bar open for business in Grantham town centre

A couple who run a Grantham fish and chip shop have opened their first restaurant in the High Street serving a wide variety of dishes.

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Grantham Business Club. Photo: Adrian Harvey

‘We need to be positive and supportive and we need to challenge’ says Grantham Business Club chairman

Grantham businessman Andy Hodgson chaired his first Grantham Business Club meeting on Thursday.

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Tom O'Boyle, a signaller at Claypole, appeared in a Channel 5 documentary about the railway industry.

Signaller on TV railway series – and Grantham’s bridge strikes get a mention too

A man who works for Network Rail as a signaller at Claypole appeared in a documentary shown on Channel 5 on Monday night.

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Gravity FM

Happy 20th birthday to Grantham’s Gravity FM

Grantham-based radio station Gravity FM is celebrating its 20th birthday.

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A pothole in Barrowby Gate, Grantham, where work is due to begin in early April to repair the road.

Temporary traffic lights while potholes are repaired in Barrowby Gate, Grantham

Pothole-repairing on Barrowby Gate in Grantham will begin on Wednesday, April 5.

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Tom O'Boyle, a signaller at Claypole, appeared in a Channel 5 documentary about the railway industry.

Signaller at Claypole to appear in TV documentary series about the railway industry

A man who works for Network Rail as a signaller at Claypole will appear in a documentary shown on Channel 5 tonight (Monday).

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Standing at the point where a new junction will be constructed on the A1 are, from left, supervisor Warren Foy, site agent Jim Stuart and project manager Jamie Missenden, of Galliford Try, and Lincolnshire County Council executive councillor for highways Richard Davies.

Way is cleared for new A1 junction at Grantham

Clearance work in preparation for the building of a new A1 junction is under way as part of the Grantham southern relief road.

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Up to 480 homes could be built on this site at Manthorpe.

Grantham Journal letter: Developer should realise wretched houses are not wanted or needed

Despite the fact that their ill-conceived proposals to build a large housing estate at Manthorpe were comprehensively rejected by the South Kesteven District Council’s development control committee, it nevertheless appears that Larkfleet & Co are to appeal their decision.

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The MARS Recovery site at the back of Second Avenue, Grantham.

Anger as Grantham firm fells trees on land behind homes

Residents are furious after a company cut down mature trees which had acted as a screen between their homes and an industrial estate.

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Stoke Rochford Post Office which has been closed since a fire gutted part of the building

Stoke Rochford post office remains closed after fire

A village post office has remained closed since a fire broke out in the building almost two weeks ago.

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Jodi-Lee Bridges runs Yappy Days.

Dog walking business a new adventure for Grantham woman Jodi-Lee

A new dog walker has set up business in the Grantham area, offering day care and walking services.

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Belton Woods Hotel

Grantham hotel wins gold for the quality of its conference facilities

Belton Woods Hotel has been awarded VenueVerdict’s Gold Standard accreditation for conferences, as parent company QHotels was named as the ‘No.1 Large Group’ for the sixth consecutive year.

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Jobs: Latest vacancies from Grantham Jobcentre

Here are 30 jobs currently available through Grantham Jobcentre:

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Datcom supports Grantham Passage

Datcom makes Grantham passage its charity of the year

A charity that helps homeless people in Grantham has inspired local business Datcom to set itself a fund-raising challenge during 2017.

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Retro games

Grantham retro gaming store due to open this week

A new shop is due to open on Monday in Westgate selling retro computer games.

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Wyndham Park

Grantham park redevelopment plans to go on display later this month

Ambitious plans for new buildings and features in Grantham’s Wyndham Park – to return it to its former glory days as a First World War memorial park – are set to go on display later this month.

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Council continues to push for better rail services for Grantham and across county

The Department for Transport is expected to begin consultation on the new East Midlands rail franchise in the near future, and Lincolnshire County Council is encouraging people to make sure they’re ready to have their say.

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Bob Hall and his dogs Bessie and Dior.

Grantham man Bob to show dogs following retirement from Vacu-Lug

Vacu-Lug’s production cell manager Bob Hall is retiring later this month, after over 41 years with the company.

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Members of the public attended the development control committee meeting in large numbers at South Kesteven District Council.

Plans for 480 homes on edge of Grantham are refused

Residents and protesters were delighted this afternoon when councillors voted to refuse plans for up to 480 houses on the edge of Grantham.

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