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Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron says closure of Grantham A&E overnight is “absolutely outrageous”

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron visited Grantham this afternoon a day after his party’s triumphant victory in the Richmond Park by-election.

Health
Sara Barton of Brewster's Brewery.

Grantham brewery to double its production after expansion

A brewery in Grantham has doubled its daily production of beer after completing a major expansion of its facilities.

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The scene in Avenue Road, Grantham.

Police close Grantham street after man refuses to leave balcony

Police closed a road in Grantham this evening while they dealt with an incident at a town home.

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Jeanette Portman, of Grantham M&S, donates a Christmas hamper to Ian Selby as a prize for the A&E poetry competition.

Your chance to win a Christmas hamper in Grantham A&E poetry competition

The deadline for a poetry competition on the theme of the A&E closure at Grantham has been extended, with the addition of a prize of an M&S Christmas hamper.

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Rail transport news.

East Midlands Trains fares to rise in the new year - but less than the rate of inflation

Fares on trains serving the Sleaford area are set to rise by 1.5 per cent in the new year, it has been announced today (Friday).

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Open auditions for Britain’s Got Talent in Lincolnshire

Open auditions for Britain’s Got Talent in Lincolnshire

Britain’s Got Talent will be coming to Lincolnshire next week for a day of open auditions.

Whats on
Dustbin collection dates will differ over Christmas and New Year in North and South Kesteven. EMN-160212-140705001

Bin collection days to differ over Christmas and New Year period in North and South Kesteven

Waste collections will take place a day later for all residents over the festive period in South Kesteven.

Politics
Benefits of daily asprin outweigh risks

Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risks

The benefits of an aspirin a day really do outweigh the risks, according to new research.

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Bill Skelly

Preferred candidate named in hunt for Lincolnshire’s new Chief Constable

Devon and Cornwall Deputy Chief Constable Bill Skelly has been named as the preferred candidate for Lincolnshire’s new police chief.

Crime
Grantham hospital campaigners meet the Shadow Secretary of State for Health, John Ashworth MP, at the town's hospital. Coun Charmaine Morgan, chairman of SOS Grantham Hospital, is pictured left with Mr Ashworth, centre, and Vernon Coker, MP for Gedling, right.

Grantham Hospital campaigners meet Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Grantham Hospital campaigners met with the Shadow Secretary of State for Health yesterday.

Health
Grantham Hospital

‘Let’s sing carols to support Grantham Hospital’

Hospital staff, patients and the people of Grantham will join together to sing carols by candlelight on Christmas Eve in a show of support for Grantham Hospital, if a woman’s Christmas wish comes true.

Arts
Minister for Policing, Brandon Lewis, with Lincolnshire's Chief Constable Neil Rhodes.

Minister for Policing visits Lincolnshire Police HQ

The Minister for Policing, Brandon Lewis, has visited Lincolnshire Police as part of an operation he has called ‘Operation Cops’ which involves him visiting forces to meet frontline staff and hear first-hand about the issues affecting them and the work they do in the community.

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St Wulfram's Church, Grantham. EMN-160405-151158001

Grantham church St Wulfram’s to host Carols on the Hour

Special short carol services will be held on one day at St Wulfram’s church in Grantham.

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Kesteven RFC Under 14s  at Royal Air Force College Cranwell

Team-building event for young Kesteven RFC players at RAF Cranwell

Kesteven RFC under-14s youth team swapped their routine rugby training for a morning of team-building courtesy of the Youth Engagement Team at Royal Air Force College Cranwell as a follow up to being sponsored by RAF Recruiting this season.

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Go along and help decorate the Wyndham Park tree

Go along and help decorate the Wyndham Park tree

Volunteers are invited to help decorate the Christmas tree in Wyndham Park on Saturday, December 10.

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Go Grantham

Grantham BID supporters ‘disappointed’ by rejection of scheme by smallest of margins

An attempt to inject millions of pounds into Grantham’s economy has failed by a hair’s breadth following a vote by 
local businesses.

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Scenes from last year's Gifted Contemporary Christmas Market EMN-161123-102915001

Gifted Christmas market returns to Sleaford’s Nationa Centre for Craft and Design

After attracting thousands of people in 2015 The Gifted Contemporary Christmas Market is set to return to Sleaford’s National Centre for Craft and Design (NCCD).

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Mr Lakshmi Chakrabarti.

Former Grantham A&E manager pays emotional tribute to respected consultant who has died aged 86

A former nurse manager at Grantham A&E has paid an emotional tribute to the first head of the department who has died aged 86.

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High profile campaigners back Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election candidate Sarah Stock. From left Dr Richard Taylor, Sarah Stock, Larry Sanders and Dr Louise Irvine. EMN-160112-175531001

By-election candidate gets backing of health campaigners and US senator Bernie Sanders’ brother!

The last independent MP, a doctor who took Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to court and the brother of US Senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders are among the supporters of an independent candidate running in the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election.

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Independent Paul Coyne. EMN-160112-112547001

Independent by-election candidate issues personal message to voters via Youtube video

An Independent candidate in the upcoming Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election has issued a personal campaign message to voters via Youtube video.

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