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Video 5 of 5: Heatwave a boost for Grantham Carnival

There were many highlights to this year’s Grantham Carnival, said the organising committee chairman.

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Video 4 of 5: Heatwave a boost for Grantham Carnival

There were many highlights to this year’s Grantham Carnival, said the organising committee chairman.

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Angry: Residents are angry about the state of the pavements outside their homes.

Broken pavements leave Grantham neighbours scared to go out

Angry elderly residents on a Grantham street say years of neglect have turned their pavements into a safety hazard and left them feeling like prisoners in their own homes.

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Video 3 of 5: Heatwave a boost for Grantham Carnival

There were many highlights to this year’s Grantham Carnival, said the organising committee chairman.

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Ready for the Big Clean are, from left, Leader of the Council Coun Matthew Lee, Sandy Gray, Coun Dr Peter Moseley, Rob King and Deputy Leader Coun Kelham Cooke.

Council announces £900,000 blitz on South Kesteven ‘grot spots’

A major blitz on grotty streets has been announced by the district council at a cost of almost £900,000.

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Video 2 of 5: Heatwave a boost for Grantham Carnival

There were many highlights to this year’s Grantham Carnival, said the organising committee chairman.

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Video 1 of 5: Heatwave a boost for Grantham Carnival

There were many highlights to this year’s Grantham Carnival, said the organising committee chairman.

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Coun Mike King, Cabinet member for Economy and Development at SKDC, with the Consultative Draft Local Plan 2017.

Major housing and employment growth for Grantham drawn up in Local Plan

The people of Grantham and surrounding villages will soon get the chance to have their say on major plans for the development of those areas they live in.

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VIDEO: Talented 14-year-old singer from Rippingale will appear on The Voice Kids

A talented 14-year-old singer from Rippingale who was trained at a top US arts school is set to feature on the children’s version of The Voice.

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Reader’s pictures are astronomically good!

A Grantham businessman who was “bitten by the astro bug” has shared these incredible photographs.

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Youngsters and adult committee members from Flinders Founders, Donington, could be eligible for funding from The Youth Social Action Programme.  Photo by Tim Wilson.
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Funding pot of up to £5,000 open for youth groups in South Holland and the Deepings

Community groups working with children and young people aged between ten and 20 can now apply for grants of up to £5,000 in Lincolnshire.

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Cody Fenn takes charge of Barkston and Syston Primary School

Barkston pupil Cody becomes headteacher of his school

Barkston pupil Cody Fenn became headteacher of his school for a morning when his fellow pupils voted for him.

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St Barnabas Hospice receives �104,000 from Lincolnshire Co-op. Picture from left are Kelly Slow from Bracebridge Heath Food Store, Sophie Leaning from Holton le Clay Food Store, Head of Fundraising and Marketing for St Barnabas Veronica McBain, the St Barnabas mascot, Corporate Fundraiser for St Barnabas Caroline Swindon, and Simone Peterson and Stephanie May from Holton le Clay Food Store.

Grantham hospice given big boost with slice of £144,000 raised by Lincolnshire Co-op

St Barnabas Hospice has received a huge funding boost to continue the vital services it provides for people with life-limiting illnesses, thanks to a fund-raising campaign by Lincolnshire Co-op.

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Church warden Bryan Bargh with the discarded mattress.

Thieves target Great Ponton church roof

Churchwarden Bryan Bargh with the discarded mattress.

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Sheila Holland passed away on Friday aged 84.

Sad farewell to former Grantham funeral director Sheila Holland

The ‘driving force’ behind one of Grantham’s most renowned funeral directors has passed away.

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Car rally, Aslackby

Village plays host to fund-raising event which aims to help ‘Drive Away Dementia’

A ‘Driving Away Dementia’ car rally was held in Aslackby on Sunday and raised over £1,200 for Dementia Support South Lincs (DSSL).

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Dog walk at Belvoir Castle.

A woof-derful time had by pooches at Belvoir Castle event

The Great British Dog Walk at Belvoir Castle attracted high numbers despite the heat at the weekend as dog-lovers turned up to support Hearing Dogs for Deaf People in its 35th year.

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Stars of the show: The second year students (pictured here with course leader David Thomas) got the chance to show off their work at their show last week.

Ex Grantham College students share their success stories

Graphic design students from Grantham College got a glimpse into their futures at their ‘Cutting Edge’ end of year show last week.

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Firefighters secure straps around Teddy during the rescue operation.

Grantham and Corby Glen firefighters rescue horse from Allington ditch after two and a half hour operation

Firefighters successfully rescued a horse which had fallen into a water-filled ditch after a two and a half hour operation.

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Looking forward to the River Witham fund day are, from left to right, Marilyn Campbell, Wyndham Park volunteer; Fiona McKenna, Rivercare; John Knowles, Rivercare and Wyndham Park Forum; Darren Randall, Environment Agency; Julie Ashworth, SKDC Community Parks Engagement Officer; Matt Parr, Environment Agency; Elizabeth Bowskill, Wyndham Park Forum; Russ Critchley, Lincolnshire Rivers Trust.

Find out all about the River Witham at Grantham fun day

A river-based fun day will help educate park-goers on the habitat of the River Witham in Grantham – and the changes that will help it grow.

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