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Grantham ROCK: Plea to rehome cats before winter sets in

A cat rescue home in Grantham has had another busy summer – and is urging cat lovers to adopt a new addition to the family.

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Staff at Robert Holland Funersal Directors will become 'dementia friends'. Stuart Gibbon, of the South West Lincolnshire Dementia Action Alliance, shakes hands with Robert Holland.

Staff at Grantham funeral directors to be trained up as ‘dementia friends’

A Grantham funeral directors has signed up to a scheme which will see all staff trained on how to help people suffering with dementia.

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Police release latest ‘use of force’ figures

Police release latest ‘use of force’ figures

More than 130 Lincs police officers have been physically assaulted in the past six months.

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The former Kontak social club on Barrowby Road, Grantham.

Carpet store plan for former Grantham Kontak social club

A former social club which has stood empty for eight years could become a showroom and flats.

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Dt Who fan Robert Atherton with his Tardis which he built on top of his garage in Grantham.

Dr Who fan builds his own Tardis and places it proudly on show at his Grantham home

Police boxes are a thing of the past but if you keep a keen eye out you may just spot one in Grantham – on top of Robert Atherton’s garage.

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Former teacher Guy Salmon who died in a car crash

Tribute paid to former teacher killed in crash

Tributes have been paid to a former teacher who died in a car crash on the A15.

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Wellspring Academy Trust want to build a new school on the site of the former Grantham Teaching and Learning Centre.

New Grantham school for ‘vulnerable’ children could be ready by start of 2019

A new school is planned for Grantham which will be up and running by January 2019.

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St Wulfram's Choir showed off their 15 awards at the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) Area Festival in Lincoln.

St Wulfram’s choir sweeps up music awards

Choristers from St Wulfram’s Church received 15 awards when they attended the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) Area Festival in Lincoln Cathedral last Saturday.

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Mayor of Grantham Councillor Mike Cook and clerk to the charter trustees Dawn Zalas with the cake topper.

Grantham Mayor’s Parlour receives old cake topper

The Mayor of Grantham is appealing for information after a cake topper belonging to Grantham’s first Labour mayor was donated to the Mayor’s Parlour.

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Helping hand: From left, operational admin tenant liaison officer Julie Froggett and community champion for SKDC Paula Miller.

Digital bus helps Grantham job seekers to access free internet

A digital bus is helping people across Grantham to access the internet to coincide with the universal credit roll-out in Grantham on Wednesday.

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Grantham Hospital

Grantham hospital campaign group to present film about the NHS

Campaign group SOS Grantham Hospital will be hosting the presentation of a film about the NHS.

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Former teacher Guy Salmon who died in a car crash

Tributes paid to Bourne man killed in A15 crash

The family of 67 year-old Guy Salmon, who died in a collision on the A15 at Rippingale on October 11 have issued a tribute.

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The Leader of SKDC, Councillor Matthew Lee presents a cheque to NCS students at Wyndham Park Forest School earlier today.

Welcome boost for Wyndham Park Forest School

Wyndham Park’s Forest School has received a welcome financial boost from South Kesteven District Council (SKDC) to help maintain its new woodland learning environment.

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Firefighters release driver from vehicle after collision on Denton road

Firefighters release driver from vehicle after collision on Denton road

A driver had to be released by firefighters from their vehicle following a crash on a road in Denton.

Transport
Bonfire and fireworks

Make a date in your diary for Grantham’s bonfire and firework extravaganza

The biggest bonfire and firework spectacular in the Grantham area will be on Saturday, November 4.

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Councillor Ian Stokes joined Big Clean teams in Manthorpe village.

‘Big Clean’: ‘It is not over yet.’ Village grotspots still to tackle

The ‘Big Clean’ is continuing to make an impression in Grantham and the surrounding areas in their mission to raise the street standard in South Kesteven.

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Lincoln Crown Court

Teenager locked up for running drugs in Grantham

A teenager who was caught running class A drugs in Grantham has been sentenced to two years in a young offenders institution.

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Shoppers enjoyed the food, fashion and crafts on offer at the French market in Grantham.

Grantham’s French market best yet for traders

Visiting traders at the French Market enjoyed their best sales yet at Saturday’s annual event in Grantham.

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Grantham Hospital

Grantham Hospital trust one of lowest ranking in meeting A&E and cancer targets

The trust which runs Grantham Hospital is one of the lowest ranking trusts in the UK in terms of hitting key patient targets.

Health
Marc Allum of BBC's Antiques Roadshow.

Grantham Museum welcomes Antiques Roadshow expert Marc Allum for valuation day

A well-known expert on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow will come to Grantham for a free valuation event.

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