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Grantham carers urged to look after their own health as well as their loved-ones

People who care for loved-ones in Grantham and South West Lincolnshire are being urged not to neglect their own health this winter.

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POLICE RECRUITS: New starters at Lincolnshire Police with Coun Marc Jones, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, and Deputy Chief Constable Gary Knighton.  Photo supplied.

New recruits give police ‘headroom’ to serve Lincolnshire

Almost 85 new recruits are to join Lincolnshire Police this year as the force waits to hear whether its £117 million budget will be increased.

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SOS Grantham Hospital.

Grantham Hospital support group offers First Aid training

A Grantham Hospital support group is planning to put on First Aid courses for local people.

Health
Leanne and Simon Bond

Grantham couple planning ball for cancer charity close to their hearts

A mother-of-two who is fighting a rare form of cancer is planning a black tie ball to raise money towards research into the disease.

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South Kesteven councillors gather before the meeting of the district council demanding the return of full A&E services at Grantham Hospital.

Motion on downgrade of Grantham A&E wins cross-party support but three abstain

A motion put before South Kesteven District Council yesterday saying that a downgrade of Grantham A&E was unacceptable was supported by 24 councillors while three abstained.

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The Real Burger Company in Grantham High Street.

Burger restaurant opens in Grantham today

A new burger restaurant is opening today in Grantham High Street.

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The Duchess of Rutland with children on a Cricket & Countryside Education Day on the Belvoir Estate.

Duchess of Rutland to run London Marathon in aid of cricket trust

Emma Duchess of Rutland is lacing up her trainers to run the Virgin London Marathon in April for the Belvoir Cricket and Countryside Trust.

Education
Hunted is returning to our screens

Lincolnshire ‘fugitives’ wanted for Channel 4’s new Hunted series

Channel 4 is looking for people from the Lincolnshire area to participate in its new Hunted series.

TV and Film
Ruston and Hornsby panto.

Memory Lane: Stan’s 10th book tells the tale of Ruston pantomimes

Memory Lane regular Stan Matthews has written his 10th book on Grantham institutions, called Ruston and Hornsby – The Coronation Pantomimes 1944 to 1958.

Nostalgia
The people of Grantham have made their voices heard over the closure of A&E with two protest marches involving thousands.

Just 1.4 doctors short of total needed to reopen Grantham’s A&E

Three doctors and five locum doctors have been taken on by the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) in recent weeks, bringing the total close to the level which should see Grantham’s A&E department reopen 24 hours a day.

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Crime news.

Project combats £7m cost of worst re-offenders in Lincolnshire

A programme which aims to reduce re-offending has grown to involve 54 offenders who have committed 2,470 crimes in Lincolnshire during their lifetimes and cost victims and the criminal justice system more than £6.9 million.

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Gang Show

All ages make up a colourful Gang Show coming up at Grantham’s Guildhall

This year’s Gang Show promises more song, dance and colourful costumes than ever before!

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Wyndham Park, Grantham.

Shakespeare event could be part of exciting 2017 for Grantham’s Wyndham Park

A Shakespeare event could be held in Wyndham Park as part of an exiciting line-up of events for 2017.

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Manthorpe homes plan could be debated in March

Plans for up to 480 homes off Manthorpe Road, on the edge of Grantham, could go before a planning committee in March.

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Life-long friends Beverley Warner, left, and Shirley King celebrate their 60th birthday together at Woodland Waters.

Life-long friends born on the same day in Grantham Hospital celebrate their 60th birthdays together

Two women who were born on the same day in the same hospital have celebrated their 60th birthdays together after a life-long friendship.

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Grantham ROCK appeal: Purrfect homes needed for cats

More moggies currently in the care of Grantham Rescue of Cats and Kittens (ROCK) are in need of good homes.

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Collision closes A52 west of Grantham

A collision on the A52 west of Grantham has closed a section of the road.

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Parking outside the National Junior School in Grantham.

CCTV pilot aims to stop parking outside Grantham’s National Junior School

A pilot scheme to put mobile CCTV units outside schools to stop illegal parking is due to go ahead.

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Love

Tell your loved one how much you care with a FREE Valentine’s message

Let your partner (or someone you’d like to be your Valentine) know how you feel with a FREE Valentine’s message in the Grantham Journal.

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Appeal for new trustees to join citizens advice board

Volunteers are being sought to join the board of Citizens Advice South Lincolnshire as trustees.

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