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Photos and memories wanted for Grantham Wyndham Park exhibition

An appeal for photographs and memories of Wyndham Park from the past 92 years has been launched with a view to setting up an exhibition in the new visitors’ centre due to open in 2018.

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Christmas rush continues for Mid UK Recycling

A recycling company is still experiencing the Christmas rush as more materials than ever pass through its sites.

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Lincolnshire County Council is launching a campaign to urge residents not to contaminate recycling bins with food waste.

County council calls on Grantham residents to keep recycling waste clean

Chilli, curry, chicken carcasses, custard and baked beans are top offenders in the county’s recycling bins.

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SKDC’s garden waste service attracts over 28,000 residents

South Kesteven District Council’s garden waste service has enjoyed a successful 2016 with more than 28,000 residents signing up to the scheme over the past 12 months.

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Furniture dumped at Gorse Lane, Hungerton

Large pile of furniture dumped in lane near Grantham

An angry passer-by has posted a picture of a large pile of furniture dumped by a country lane near Grantham.

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Members of Grantham Rivercare retrieve a trolley from the River Witham.

Grantham volunteers fish 100kg of rubbish out of the Witham

Sixteen hardy Rivercare volunteers turned out on Saturday morning to clean up the River Witham in Grantham.

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Tory by-election candidate claims report suggesting options to close Grantham A&E does not correspond with what she has been told

The Tory candidate in the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election claims she has been kept in the dark about a report revealing options that might see the closure of Grantham A&E department permanently.

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South Kesteven District Council.

Changes to waste collections in South Kesteven over Christmas period

Waste collections will take place a day later over the festive period in South Kesteven.

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Debbie Wrightson, manager of Sainsbury's in Grantham, holds one of the important bricks which will be part of the restoration of lock 15 on Grantham Canal. She is pictured with Sainsbury's staff and canal volunteers. EMN-160727-195414001

Grantham store encourages businesses and schools to support Buy a Brick campaign

A store’s fund-raising for Grantham Canal has raised almost £5,000 so far.

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Grantham Journal letter: Collection dates are not clear

On Sunday I thought I would check on my next green bin collection day as it is the end of the season, though my annual calendar clearly stated that my area would have a green bin collection on November 30, 2016.

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Pictured on a visit to Grange Farm near Grantham are Katherine Murphy, EA Environment Management Specialist, Toby Willison, Environment Agency Executive Director, Neil McCorquodale, Landowner
James Bevan, EA Chief Executive, Matt Parr, EA Fisheries Officer,
Norman Robinson, EA Area Manager for Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire.

Environment Agency chief praises great effect of Grantham river project on wildlife

The man in charge of the Environment Agency has praised a project near Grantham which has seen wildlife habitat restored and flood relief improved.

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Dustbin collection dates will differ over Christmas and New Year in North and South Kesteven. EMN-160212-140705001

Bin collection days to differ over Christmas and New Year period in North and South Kesteven

Waste collections will take place a day later for all residents over the festive period in South Kesteven.

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High water level in the River Witham, Grantham. Photo: John Manterfield

Heavy rain causes River Witham through Grantham to burst its banks

The River Witham has burst its banks in Wyndham Park, Grantham, following yesterday’s heavy rain.

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South Kesteven District Council.

Man fined for fly-tipping yards from his Grantham home

A man has been issued with a £200 fixed penalty fine for fly-tipping on a Grantham street, yards from his own home.

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The overgrown bank of Grantham Canal between Trent Road and Swingbridge Road.

Overgrown banks of Grantham Canal prompt fears for children’s lives

A water bailiff says he fears for children’s lives because vegetation has been allowed to grow unchecked on the banks of the Grantham Canal in the town.

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The path between houses in Thames Road, Grantham.

‘Grantham path is a mess and a danger to Thames Road residents’

A resident of Thames Road is calling on the district council to cut away overgrowing bushes and repair broken tarmac which she says is a danger to pedestrians.

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Litter in Norton Street, Grantham.

Grantham Journal letter: I have cleaned the street myself

Having spent one hour and 10 minutes cleaning Norton Street top to bottom, I filled a bag of mixed rubbish and it took it to SKDC offices to give to Keith Rowe, head of street care services.

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Courtney Finn

Grantham Journal column: Why can’t we take a leaf out of recycling by those great Danes?

For many years we are constantly told we must recycle to reduce waste with the government setting targets and local authorities investing huge amounts in the equipment to collect waste and local entrepreneurial firms like the Mountain family setting up recycling centres to turn waste into products for sale and reuse.

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Rafal Hajduk makes his way down Grantley Street to dump furniture.

Grantham man fined for dumping furniture near home

A resident has been fined and left with a bill of nearly £1,000 for fly-tipping a bed frame just yards from his home.

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Wyndham Park Halloween Spooky fashion at the Scary Godmother tricke or treat trail. x8EiQjryQiQEJchCOr7k

Spooky Grantham trick or treat trail attracts 1,000 people

Wyndham Park’s Scary Godmother Trick or Treat trail tantalised over 1,000 adults and children to celebrate Halloween at the weekend.

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