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.

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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.

An artist's impression of the planned play area and public open space at Tissington Road, Grantham.

New Grantham play area is being built on town estate

Work has started on a new play area and public open space off Tissington Road in Grantham.

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Grantham garden village of 4,000 homes to be debated at public meeting

A proposal for a {http://www.granthamjournal.co.uk/news/welcome-news-as-grantham-site-is-chosen-for-garden-village-of-4-000-homes-1-7755571 |garden village of up to 4,000 homes} at Spitalgate Heath, to the south of Grantham, will be discussed at a planning meeting tomorrow (Tuesday) – which is open to the public.

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Peter Flatters is offering a �500 reward for the return of his late grandfathers war medals.

Heartfelt appeal for return of Grantham veteran’s war medals

A doting grandson is appealing for the safe return of his late grandfather’s treasured Second World War medals.

Former members of the WRAF reunite at the Prince William of Gloucester barracks in Grantham.

Grantham reunion brings back memories of happy days for WRAFs at Spitalgate

More than 60 former 
members of the Women’s RAF reunited at the weekend to take a trip down memeory lane at the Prince William of Gloucester Barracks in Grantham.

Grantham by the Sea: Hatty Jackson and Samantha Munroe

Grantham town centre beach is popular with sun-seekers

Grantham beach was hugely popular with visitors at the weekend as the town’s Market Place was turned into a seaside resort.

Rebekah Fox receives the Prince Philip Medal from Major General Robert Nitche CBE.

Grantham cadet Rebekah awarded Prince Philip Medal at defence college

A teenager has been awarded a medal for her contribution to the defence college she 

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Lincolnshire soon at ‘breaking point’ without adequate funding, says council leader

Lincolnshire authorities could soon be at breaking point unless they are funded properly, is the stark warning from Councillor Martin Hill, leader of Lincolnshire County Council.

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South Kesteven District Councils Strategic Director Steve Ingram

South Kesteven strategic director becomes President of the Planning Officers Society

A strategic director at the district council has been elected president of a national society.

Coun Mike King, Cabinet Member for Economy and Development at SKDC, with the Draft Local Plan for the district.  Photo supplied by South Kesteven District Council.

Help shape future of Deepings and Bourne at July drop-in days

Bourne and Market Deeping are to host four drop-in events about the future shape of the area to be run by South Kesteven District Council (SKDC) next month.

Ready for the Big Clean are, from left, Leader of the Council Coun Matthew Lee, Sandy Gray, Coun Dr Peter Moseley, Rob King and Deputy Leader Coun Kelham Cooke.

Council announces £900,000 blitz on South Kesteven ‘grot spots’

A major blitz on grotty streets has been announced by the district council at a cost of almost £900,000.

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

Major housing and employment growth for Grantham drawn up in Local Plan

The people of Grantham and surrounding villages will soon get the chance to have their say on major plans for the development of those areas they live in.

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Leader of South Kesteven District Council Coun Matthew Lee, left, and Deputy Leader Coun Kelham Cooke welcome the new Chief Executive Aidan Rave.

‘Exciting time to join council’ says new chief executive of South Kesteven District Council

The new chief executive of the district council says he is looking forward to working on exciting new plans for the area.

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King's School students took part in a mock election ahead of the General Election  on June 8.

Grantham Journal letter: Surprising to see so many King’s boys voted Tory

It was interesting to read in last week’s Journal about the ‘mock election’ held recently at the King’s School.

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SKDC news.

Grantham inquiry to be held after developer appeals against refusal of 480 homes at Manthorpe

An inquiry will be held into plans for 480 homes on the edge of Grantham after the developer behind the plans appealed against their refusal.

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New chief executive takes over at South Kesteven District Council

A new chief executive has taken over the reins at the district council on a 12 month contract.

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Councillors Jacky Smith and Matthew Lee (leader of SKDC) outside the site of the multiplex cinema planned for Grantham.

Prep work set to start on site of Grantham’s new £5 million cinema

A hoarding has gone up outside the site of the new multiplex cinema to be built in Grantham, with the local authority behind the scheme hoping it will “signal a colourful future” for the development.

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Coun Jacky Smith hands over the new building, Welham Hall, to chairman of Grantham Senior Citizens Club Sandra Bird.

Grantham Senior Citizens’ Club moves into its new home

Grantham Senior Citizens’ Club (GSCC) took possession of its new drop-in centre on Welham Street on Monday.

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Nick Boles’ right-hand man Ben Bradley wins Mansfield seat

The man who has been covering for Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles while he’s been battling cancer won a seat in his own right.

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