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Grantham Journal column: Money, money, money

One of my former colleagues once told me a politician friend of his used to claim that if you persisted with a lie long enough people would accept it as the truth.

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Coun Matthew Lee (left), Leader of South Kesteven District Council, new Chief Executive Aidan Rave and Deputy Leader Coun Kelham Cooke.  Photo supplied by SKDC.

Grantham Journal column: District council sets its sights on delivery

I’m very grateful to the Journal for giving me a regular opportunity to update you about news from South Kesteven District Council – and some of the things on the horizon.

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Maxine Hughes, Head of Operations and Clinical Services at Grantham Hospital

Grantham Journal column: Weekly tests are working

Part of my role, along with the matrons at Grantham Hospital, is to ensure that all wards and services are working efficiently and safely. We know that our staff work tirelessly to make sure all our patients receive the best care possible but we have been looking at ways we can maintain this consistently in all areas.

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Courtney Finn

Grantham Journal column: I am struck by the level of some court fines

Each week the Journal meticulously gives us the details of Grantham-area residents brought before magistrates in Lincoln.

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Peter Clawson.

Grantham Journal column: Visitors’ A&E shock

Forty-odd years ago, two American girls who stayed with us in Grantham on an exchange visit cried when the time came to go home.

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SKDC Councillor Charmaine Morgan.

Grantham Journal column: Concerns over garden village of 3,700 homes

At this week’s meeting in South Kesteven District Council of the Development Management Committee a number of residents spoke out raising concerns regarding the significant expansion plans for Grantham.

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Jaz Abeysekera

Grantham Journal column: Boost CV with work experience

Work experience is becoming an increasingly desired item to have on a CV. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a young person who is still at school or college or you’re someone who is part way through your career, showing that you have lots of skills both socially and professionally is crucial. Work experience provides many benefits, giving you skills and experience that will allow you stand out to potential employers as well as helping you choose the right sector to work in.

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Nick Boles, MP for Grantham and Stamford

Grantham Journal column: It’s worth taking time to get Brexit right

The most important thing that will be happening in Parliament for the next two years is the negotiation of Britain’s departure from the European Union.

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Peter Clawson.

Grantham Journal column: DUP deal is criminal!

Criminal!

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Grantham Journal column: Supply teachers are the answer to crisis

Reading news about education can be frightening at the moment, especially, if like me, you are a parent with a school aged child.

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Peter Clawson.

Grantham Journal column: Carnival volunteers’ vital role

Unlike last week’s correspondent David Holmes apparently, I was not disappointed that there weren’t more floats taking part in this year’s Grantham Carnival parade.

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Nick Boles, MP for Grantham and Stamford

Grantham Journal column: I want to hear your views on agricultural support post-Brexit

As we leave the European Union one of the biggest questions for a rural area like Lincolnshire will be how a British government should support farmers after we have taken back control of this crucial area of policy making.

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Maxine Hughes, Head of Operations and Clinical Services at ULHT

Grantham Journal column: We have challenges – if we work together we can be a better trust

As a trust we are always working to improve our services to ensure they are safe and are providing the best possible care for our patients.

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Peter Clawson.

Grantham Journal column: My invitation to Donald Trump

My wife and I are so ashamed of those people who want to ban US President Donald Trump from making a state visit to this country that we have decided to issue an invitation of our own.

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Nick Boles, Conservative

Grantham Journal column: Politics has given me an extended lesson in humility

I am not a patient man. I am an even less patient patient.

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Peter Clawson.

Grantham Journal column: Hustings was not a democratic process

Whatever the outcome of the general election and the best efforts of the organisers of the so-called hustings in St Wulfram’s Church, the fact remains that a large part of the Grantham and Stamford constituency voters were effectively disenfranchised.

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Jaz Abeysekera

Grantham Journal Column: Take a look at the bigger picture when choosing a provider

Choosing a college or sixth form isn’t just about enrolling on to a course with good pass rates and valuable work experience.

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Fr Stuart Cradduck, rector of St Wulfram's Church, Grantham.

Grantham Journal column: May God wipe tears from the eyes of the people of Manchester

Bodies and blood.

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Members of SoS Grantham Hospital took part in the #OurNHS march.

Grantham Journal column: Campaigners share the common goal of protecting services

Those involved in the Grantham Hospital campaign have been monitoring the decisions affecting the future of our hospital and local health services.

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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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