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Family and friends raise awareness and funds after Olivia’s sudden death

Olivia’s family want to raise awareness of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) as well as raising funds for the Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) charity.

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Pictured outside the Welham Street car park are, from left  SKDCs facilities and car park co-ordinator Jeanette Hedison, Coun Nick Craft, Peter Gravells, Grantham Chief Inspector Gary Stewart and Lincolnshire Police safer parking assessors Sally Picker and John Manuel.

Park Mark awarded to Grantham and Stamford car parks

Car parks in Grantham and Stamford have won another award recognising their safety and security.

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Appeal to join war veteran’s funeral service.

Appeal to join war veteran’s funeral service.

A Peterborough man is appealing for people to join the memorial service for a local war veteran in Grantham.

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VIDEO: Former Grantham councillor’s A&E protest interrupts hospital boss

A protest against the closure of Grantham A&E was made yesterday interrupting a presentation by a hospital boss at a meeting of South Kesteven District Council.

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Editor’s comment: Silence does SKDC leader no credit

A vote of no confidence in the leader of South Kesteven District Council failed this week – the Journal’s attempts to get to get to the bottom of members’ concerns were stonewalled.

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Housing news.

Developer to reveal plan for homes on edge of Grantham

A plan to build houses on land at the edge of Grantham between Harrowby Lane and Fifth Avenue will be shown in a public exhibition next week.

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Former Grantham district councillor Jean Taylor dies aged 68

Former councillor Jean Taylor has died suddenly at the age of 68.

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The French market returns to Grantham on October 15.

Grantham shoppers can get a taste of the Continent as French market returns

A specialist French market will return to Grantham in October to give shoppers a flavour of the Continent.

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Members of the public were able to see the plans for the proposed Grantham designer outlet village at an event in ChristChurch, Finkin Street.

Feedback on plans for £100 million Grantham designer outlet village ‘is positive’

The company behind the plans for a £100 million designer outlet village in Grantham says it has received a very positive response from the public.

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Vote of no confidence in Leader of South Kesteven District Council fails

A vote of no confidence in the Leader of South Kesteven District Council failed last night.

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Grantham concert for Welsh Guards at St Wulfram’s Church

The annual ABF The Soldiers’ Charity Band Concert is returning to St Wulfram’s Church in Grantham on Friday, October 21, at 7.30pm.

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Grantham cadets drive 2,000 miles to raise £1,000 for Help for Heroes

Two cadets from 47F Grantham ATC Squadron have raised more than £1,000 for Help for Heroes after driving 2,000 miles in a ‘pimped-up’ Renault Megane.

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Coun Ray Wootten, right, protested at a rally outside Grantham Hospital, over the reduction in A&E cover in Grantham.

Motion supporting the return of a 24-hour A&E at Grantham Hospital gets full support from county councillors

A motion calling for the reinstatement of full services at Grantham Hospital following the closure of the A&E department received unanimous cross-party support today.

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Vocal protest likely in Grantham over Denton quarry plans

A county council planning meeting to determine an application for a 250-acre quarry off Gorse Lane near Grantham will be held in the town on Monday, October 3.

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Allison Homes wants to build hundreds of houses at Manthorpe.

Revised Allison Homes plan for edge of Grantham has 70 fewer houses

A revised plan is to be put to the district council by Allison Homes for 480 houses at Manthorpe.

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Campaign launched to oust district council leader

Moves are afoot to remove Bob Adams as leader of South Kesteven District Council.

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SKDC have been awarded a DMUK award from the British Parking Association.Pictured from left are Coun Nick Craft, SKDCs Facilities and Car Park Co-Ordinator Jeanette Hedison, Peter Gravells from the British Parking Association and SKDCs Venues and Facilities Manager Paul Stokes with the DMUK accreditation.

Grantham and Stamford car parks win awards for high standards for disabled users

SKDC’s car parks in Stamford and Grantham have been acknowledged for excellent safety and accessibility standards for disabled users.

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Group calls on anti-quarry protesters to meet in Grantham

A county council planning meeting to determine an application for a 250-acre quarry off Gorse Lane near Grantham will be held in the town on Monday, October 3.

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More Syrian refugees need rehoming by councils each and every month if UK is to hit 20,000 target, new report finds

More Syrian refugees will need to be found new home sin the UK each and every month if the UK Government is to hit its target of rehoming 20,000 by May 2020 the National Audit Office has announced today, Tuesday September 13.

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Grantham Journal column: Post-Brexit, we will need to have control over UK immigration

Although I voted for the UK to remain in the EU, I am determined to support Theresa May in her commitment to deliver Brexit.

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