Bishop of Lincoln to be introduced into House of Lords

The Bishop of Lincoln will take his seat in the House of Lords on Thursday.

Statue of a bull proposed for the entrance to the Muddle Go Nowhere pub in Grantham.

Grantham’s Muddle Go Nowhere pub wants to install statue – of a bull

Grantham’s Muddle Go Nowhere has applied to install a large statue – of a bull.

Lincolnshire County Council news.

Monday deadline to renew your explosives licence, says county council

Businesses in South Holland and Lincolnshire which are licensed to keep explosives are being reminded to renew their right to do so before next Monday’s deadline.

WASPI protest in Westminster earlier this year.

Grantham women keep up the fight against the government in pensions row

Women in the Grantham area are keeping up the pressure on the Government to change its mind over the retirement age.

Proposed Enterprise Village for Grantham's KiNG31 site.

Enterprise village plan for Grantham’s KiNG31 site

A £12 million enterprise village aimed at small businesses will be built on the KiNG31 site on the southern edge of Grantham, if approved.

Overnight vigil, Grantham A&E

Grantham Hospital campaigners mark the year with overnight vigil

Torrential rain and wind didn’t stop dedicated hospital campaigners from staging an overnight vigil, to mark one year since Grantham Hospital’s A&E unit closed overnight.

An artist's impression of the Grantham Designer Outlet Village proposed by Buckminster.

Landowner behind Grantham shopping village plan responds to news of Downtown competition

The applicant behind the first proposal for a designer shopping village at Grantham has responded to the news of a competing scheme.

Artist's impression of the Downtown Grantham Designer Outlet

Exclusive: Downtown’s bid to build shopping village at Grantham

Superstore Downtown is going head-to-head with landowner Buckminster in a fight to be the chosen location for Grantham’s designer outlet village.

Planning news

Ten homes could be built on land off Green Lane in Grantham

A development of 10 properties will be built off Belton Lane, Grantham, if granted approval by the planning authority.

South Kesteven District Council news.

Businesses in South Kesteven to get rate rebates

About 1,000 businesses in the South Kesteven district are set to benefit from discretionary rate rebates with a total value of £568,000.

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.

Jill Hughes, the outgoing High Sheriff of Lincolnshire.  Photo by Phil Crow.

New £5,000 fund for youth groups working to reduce fear of crime

Youth projects in South Holland working to reduce the fear of crime and anti-social behaviour can apply for grants of up to £5,000.

Potholes at the junction of Belton Lane and Hill Avenue in Grantham.

Grantham’s Belton Lane to be resurfaced after ‘much lobbying’

Long-awaited repairs to pothole-ridden Belton Lane in Grantham are set to begin in a fortnight.

Pictured are, from left - Andy Evans (Robert Woodhead Limited - Site Manager), Wayne Brooks (Robert Woodhead Limited - Site Manager) and Janet Cannon (Deputy Principal at Grantham College).

Grantham College awards firm for its commitment

An award has been presented by Grantham College to a firm which has shown outstanding commitment to its students.

SKDC news.

Voter registration info sent to Grantham area households

Letters have been sent to homes across South Kesteven to ensure that the electoral register is up to date.

Latest artist's impression of the new multiplex cinema planned for Grantham. This image shows the 'pedestian walkway' leading from the cinema complex in St Catherine's Road to St Peter's Hill.

Councillors agree new Grantham cinema complex should be reduced to five screens

A plan to reduce the number of screens from six to five at the new cinema complex in St Catherine’s Road, Grantham, have been approved by councillors.

Aidan Rave, Chief Executive of South Kesteven District Council.

Grantham Journal Big Interview: Council chief executive says he is ready for the challenges in his new post

The new chief executive of South Kesteven District Council, Aidan Rave, took up his post in June. The 43-year-old comes from Doncaster where 15 years ago he was deputy to the elected mayor of the town. Married with four children, Mr Rave has worked in local government and the private sector. Joining the district council now, Mr Rave has moved to an area which faces promises extensive growth.

SKDC's Cabinet Member for Environment Coun Dr Peter Moseley and SKDC's Business Manager for Neighbourhoods Mark Jones in the CCTV control room.

South Kesteven CCTV team celebrates 20 years of keeping streets safer

South Kesteven District Council’s CCTV team is marking 20 years of working with other agencies to keep the district’s streets safer.

SKDC news.

Garden Village ‘to drive Grantham’s growth’ says SKDC

Plans for one of the country’s first Garden Villages on the outskirts of Grantham took a major step forward this week.

Coun Mike King, Cabinet member for Economy and Development at SKDC, with the Consultative Draft Local Plan 2017.

Extra date added in Grantham for consultation on Local Plan

An extra Saturday date has been added to the Local Plan public drop-in events in Grantham to ensure that local people and businesses have ample opportunity to have their say on the future of the district.

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