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Grantham Sunrisers’ spring-time projects are in bloom

There is a real spring-time theme at the Grantham Sunrise Rotary Club.

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Mayor of Grantham Linda Wootten wears a sari at the multi-faith event at Grantham College.

Mayor praises faith event

A multi-faith day has been held at Grantham College to raise students’ awareness of equality and diversity in the UK.

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Pupils of St Sebastian's Primary School in Great Gonerby celebrate their Ofsted report with headteacher Linda Baldwin.

Great Gonerby school delighted with Ofsted report

An Ofsted report has praised a village school and says it continues to be ‘good’.

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Grantham College course leader Diana Ali who can be seen on The Big Painting Challenge on the BBC.

Grantham Journal Big Interview: Diana stars as mentor on popular BBC show

Diana Ali has found herself in the spotlight after being asked to become a mentor on the popular BBC TV show The Big Painting Challenge. Diana works as 
a course leader at Grantham College as well as on other projects. Here she tells the Journal how she got the job on the show and what she tries to 
instil in her students and the contestants on the show.

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Dr Tim Williams, Master of the Music at St Wulfram's Church in Grantham.

Grantham man Tim recognised for dedication to music in St Wulfram’s Church and schools

The Master of the Music at St Wulfram’s Church has won an award recognising his work in music in the town.

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Slideshow: Schools across Grantham area celebrate World Book Day

There were hundreds of colourful characters in schools last week when pupils and staff took part in World Book Day.

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Roots to Food at Belmont Primary School.

Focus on healthy eating and exercise at Grantham primary school

The focus was on food and cooking at a Grantham primary school, when pupils were visited by food education organisation Roots to Food.

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Slideshow: A great end to the 21st Colsterworth Festival of Performing Arts

Record entries have made this year’s Colsterworth Festival of Performing Arts one of the best yet.

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Mayor of Grantham Linda Wootten cuts the ribbon at South Witham Academy, with executive head Sharon Milner, head of school Anna OShaughnessy and governor Tim Smith and pupils Cade Barends, Myla-Rae Pinder and Taylor Coates.

A new start for South Witham school as it joins trust

There was a party atmosphere in South Witham last Wednesday when the primary school celebrated its new partnership with the Brooke Hill Academy Trust.

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Darcie Proud, of Charles Read Academy. Photo: Chris Rayner Photography

Corby Glen schoolgirl Darcie, 13, heads for national competition

Charles Read Table Tennis scholar Darcie Proud will compete in the English National Table Tennis Championships over the weekend.

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Students at Priory Ruskin Academy have been taking part in workshops with Addaction and the Amy Winehouse Foundation. Pictured from left are Ellen Holstead, students Lewis and Fabio and Resilience Practitioner Jayne Harrison.

Grantham students explore drugs and alcohol issues

Students in Grantham have been taking part in workshops designed to make them aware of the dangers of drugs and alcohol and to help them with confidence and self-
esteem.

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Lincolnshire County Council offices in Lincoln. EMN-150909-170439001

Majority of Lincolnshire children to start at first choice secondary school – although number is lowest in five years

Fewer children will be going to their first choice secondary school this year, figures released today (Wednesday) by Lincolnshire County Council show.

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Happy faces at Corby Glen Playgroup in their new waterproof jumpsuits.

Waterproofs all round at Corby Glen Playgroup

Little ones at the Corby Glen Playgroup can enjoy the outdoors in all weathers, thanks to funding from the local Co-op store.

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Esme Nicholson, WGHS

Esme’s brilliant baking skills see her win ‘bake off’ contest

A winner of the ‘Great Walton Bake Off’ has been announced following the final ‘showstopper’ round at the school last week.

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Children at Dudley House School in Grantham enjoy a Roman feast. Photo: TRP-9-2-2017-112B (2)

Grantham schoolchildren prepare a Roman feast

Children prepared and ate their own Roman feast at school.

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Grantham firefighters teach new skills to Grantham College public service students. Photo tweeted by @granthamfire

Students learn fire-fighting skills from Grantham crew

Firefighters stationed at Grantham taught college students new skills this week.

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Pictured with Walton Girls' headteacher Caroline Saxelby and St Barnabas Hospice fund-raiser Janie McCormick are pupils Abby-Faith Baker, Amelia Jappy and Autumn-Dawn Tate.

Walton raises the roof for St Barnabas Grantham Hospice

Pupils of a Grantham school raised £200 for St Barnabas Grantham Hospice through a choir service held at St Wulfram’s Church.

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Young members of Bythams Fitness Club

Bythams pupils tot up 6,700 miles around their school field

Bythams Primary School youngsters run around the school field every day as part of a campaign to encourage fitness and healthy lifestyles.

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Charles Read Academy in Corby Glen has been rated 'good' by Ofsted.

‘Incredible milestone’ for Corby Glen academy as school is rated ‘good’ by Ofsted

An academy threatened with closure a few years ago has made significant improvements and has been praised by Ofsted.

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Olympic gold medallist Shona McCallin with pupils of National Junior School

Olympian begins her tour of Inspire+ schools in Grantham

Pupils of three Grantham schools have been paid a visit by a local Olympic gold medallist in a tour organised by Grantham-based sports charity Inspire+.

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