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Grantham Journal Big Interview: Former KGGS girl and relationships expert Annabelle Knight writes her first steamy novel

Annabelle Knight is a relationships expert and former student at KGGS in Grantham. She can regularly be seen on TV talking about relationships. Now she has published her first novel called ‘The Endless Autumn’.

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Iliffe Media chairman Edward Iliffe. Picture: Keith Heppell

Grantham Journal owner acquires KM Media group

Iliffe Media, publisher of the Grantham Journal, has acquired the entire shareholding of Kent leading independent publisher, KM Media Group.

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Change in South Witham quarry plans welcomed by Open Spaces Society

A conservation group has welcomed changes to quarry plans that mean a much-loved footpath will be saved.

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Denton Street Market.

Denton Street Market is back to add a sparkle to the bank holiday

May Day Bank Holiday Monday means just one thing in Denton - it’s annual street market time.

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Video: Grantham dancers go toe to toe in Strictly Ballroom event to support St Barnabas Hospice

A fun dancing competition is well on the way to raising more than £5,500 for St Barnabas Hospice.

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Max Barnett sits in the driving seat of an ambulance.

Grantham parents thank emergency heroes who saved three-year-old son’s life

The parents of a three-year-old boy have met the heroes who saved their son’s life after he suffered a serious fit at their home.

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Students enjoy a virtual reality day at West Grantham Academy. Pupil Robyn Walker is pictured, front, with Roger Best, from Google Expeditions at the back.

Grantham school pupils enjoy Google virtual reality day

Students at a Grantham school have been treated to a virtual reality experience by Google.

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Wes Zaharuk

Grantham comedy night will raise money for Victim Support

A comedy night in Grantham will raise money for the local Victim Support charity.

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Brian Hanbury, of Grantham Foodbank

Grantham Foodbank sees more people needing help

More people in crisis are being helped by Grantham Foodbank, and the trend is set to continue, says a report.

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King's School student Harry Brewin and King's Head of Cricket Mr Richardson meet former England cricketer Alastair Cook.

Grantham student and teacher given tour of Lord’s by cricketing legend Alastair Cook

King’s School Sixth Form student Harry Brewin and Head of Cricket Mr Richardson took part in a nets session with England’s all-time leading run scorer and ex-captain Alastair Cook at Lords cricket ground.

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Ian Moore

Police issue fresh appeal for help to find Grantham man missing for three weeks

Lincolnshire Police have issued a fresh appeal for help in finding a Grantham man missing since the first week of April.

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Five friends tackle the Three Peaks Challenge in memory of their friend Martin Burton.

Grantham men climb three peaks in memory of friend who passed away

Five friends successfully climbed the three peaks in memory of Martin Burton.

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The opening ceremony for the 2015 Lincolnshire School Games. Photo by Sarah Washbourn/Chris Vaughan Photography.

South Holland schools can join carnival party at School Games

Schools in South Holland and the Deepings can get involved in a carnival at the opening ceremony of the Lincolnshire School Games.

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Tesco is currently accepting applications for its Bags of Help scheme where community projects can apply for grants of �1,000, �2,000 and �4,000.  Photo supplied.

Bags of Help cash opportunities for South Holland projects

Tesco is currently accepting applications for its Bags of Help scheme where community projects in South Holland could receive grants of up to £4,000.

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Rail delays

Rail services through Grantham still affected after person hit by train

Rail services could still be cancelled or delayed through Grantham after a person was hit by a train on the East Coast line.

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South Kesteven District Council.

Grantham resident ordered to pay £220 after dumping household refuse next to public bin

A resident has been left with a £220 bill for dumping her household refuse at the side of a public waste bin.

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Jason Manford is returning to The Meres Leisure Centre in Grantham.

Grantham welcomes back comedian Jason Manford to The Meres

Comedian Jason Manford is the latest big name to announce he will be hitting the stage at The Meres leisure centre in Grantham.

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Charles Read Academy students visited Google UK.

Corby Glen academy students visit Google as part of new technology project

Students and staff from Charles Read Academy in Corby Glen recently visited Google UK as part of a project which aims to increase the use of technology in the classroom.

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Auctioneers Craig Bewick and Andre Doubleday with two of the pub signs  up for auction at Golding, Young and Mawer in Grantham.

Grantham pub signs go under the hammer at town auction

Next month three Grantham pub signs will be sold at auction at Golding, Young and Mawer in the town.

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Gardeners can pick up their free ground coffee beans from Morrisons to use as fertiliser.

Grantham store gives away ground coffee beans to be used as fertiliser

Morrisons in Grantham is giving away used coffee grounds from its in-store café to local gardeners to help fertilise their plants.

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