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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Penny Hedley Lewis takes part in the London Marathon.

Corby Glen runner Penny finishes London Marathon after skiing accident

A runner from Corby Glen completed the London Marathon on Sunday despite a skiing accident just a few weeks before.

Rod Bradley and his brothers Charles and William will take part in the overnight Tough Mudder event at Belvoir Castle.

Former TV Gladiator will take part in the Toughest Mudder overnight at Belvoir Castle

A former TV Gladiator, who grew up in the Vale of Belvoir, will take on the hardest Tough Mudder event at Belvoir Castle... and in total darkness.

Fire & Rescue News.

Grantham firefighters tackle shed and hedge fire in Sedgebrook

Firefighters used two hose reels to tackle a fire which started in a shed and spread to a hedge in Sedgebrook.

Police news

Motorcyclist hurt after coming off his bike in Grantham town centre

A motorcyclist in his fifties was injured when he came off his bike in Grantham town centre at the weekend.


Video: Knight and his dragon visit Grantham for St George’s Day celebrations

The town celebrated St George’s Day yesterday with entertainment on St Peter’s Hill Green and the traditional Scouts parade through the town.

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Fire & Rescue News.

Grantham fire crew helps rescue driver after crash in Welbourn

Three fire crews, including a rescue support unit from Grantham, released a driver from his vehicle after an accident in Welbourne yesterday.

The Rt Hon Sir Alan Duncan, MP for Melton

Grantham Journal column: An exciting 25 years as MP

Twenty-five years ago, I was first elected the Conservative Member of Parliament for Rutland and Melton. Six parliaments later, my role remains as challenging, exciting and busy as it has ever been.

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Isaac Newton

Grantham Journal letter: Where is Isaac’s model telescope?

Although not much in evidence now, Grantham has a proud history in engineering and the town’s firms produced many high skilled, world-class engineers.

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Maxine Hughes - head of operations and clinical services at Grantham Hospital

Grantham Journal column: Quality patient care is number one priority for hospital trust

With the publication of the trust’s CQC report last week, the trust has been thrown into the spotlight once again.

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Grantham Journal letter: Cherry Orchard was Cherry Holt

I recently acquired a short archaeological report: ‘Lincolnshire Architectural and Archaeological Society Reports and Papers, Volume 6, Part 2, 1956’.

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Households are being warned about a telephone scam where callers claim that their council tax bills have been lowered.

Warning over new council tax scam bid

Households across Lincolnshire are being warned about a telephone scam in the county where callers claim that council tax bills have been lowered.

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