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Grantham resident ordered to pay £220 after dumping household refuse next to public bin

A resident has been left with a £220 bill for dumping her household refuse at the side of a public waste bin.

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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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South Kesteven District Council.

Taxi driver in Grantham fined for smoking in his cab

A taxi driver has been given a fixed penalty notice for smoking in his licensed vehicle.

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Coun Matthew Lee and Coun Kelham Cooke take on the leadership of the South Kesteven District Council as leader and deputy leader, respectively.

Breaking news: New leader for South Kesteven District Council – but three unhappy Grantham councillors resign

A new leader of South Kesteven District Council has been voted in this afternoon (Thursday), beating a challenge from a Grantham Independent unaligned councillor.

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Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles with Prime Minister Theresa May.

Update: Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles will stand in General Election after being told he should make full recovery from cancer

Grantham MP Nick Boles has decided to stand again for Parliament in June after being told his cancer has gone.

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MP for Grantham and Stamford Nick Boles with Prime Minister Theresa May.

General election: Nick Boles undecided over competing for Grantham and Stamford seat as he battles cancer

Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles may not stand in the forthcoming general election, as he battles a cancerous tumour in his head.

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Artist's impression of the housing estate off Harrowby Lane, Grantham.

A proposal for 100 houses on a greenfield site to the eastern edge of Grantham has been submitted to the planning authority.

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Coun Charmaine Morgan meets Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Grantham councillor talks about loss of emergency care at town’s hospital with Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn

Grantham councillor Charmaine Morgan has discussed the situation at Grantham A&E with the Leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn.

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SKDC news.

Chief executive of South Kesteven District Council to leave in the Summer

Chief executive of South Kesteven District Council, Beverly Agass, has been offered a new role.

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Lt Col Guy Stone is presented with his caricature by Mayor of Grantham Linda Wootten.

Grantham station commander is bid farewell as he leaves barracks for Africa

Grantham has said farewell to the man in command of the Prince William of Gloucester Barracks as he departs for a new post in Africa.

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Coun Martin Hill, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council.

Lincolnshire County Council leader’s plan for authority to exit association is ‘bizarre decision’

Lincolnshire County Council could be one of the only councils in England and Wales to not be a member of the Local Government Association (LGA) if a proposal goes ahead.

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Coun Martin Hill, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council.

Health plan ‘not good enough’ says county council leader

The proposed blueprint for future health and care services in Lincolnshire has come under fire from the county council.

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Alan Duncan MP at 10 Downing Street. Photo: Steve Back EMN-140715-091924001

Rutland MP’s vow in wake of terror incident: ‘We will be defiant, we will carry on’

Rutland MP Alan Duncan has said tonight that ‘nothing will stop us’ following a terrorist incident in London that left four dead.

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Alan Duncan MP at 10 Downing Street. Photo: Steve Back EMN-140715-091924001

Rutland MP Sir Alan Duncan caught up in London attack

Rutland MP Sir Alan Duncan was among MPs on lockdown today (Wednesday, March 22) after a suspected terrorist incident in London.

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Dean Fathers, chairman of United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, and Major Charles Dickens, of 2 Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps, sign the Armed Forces Covenant.

Hospitals trust pledges armed forces support

The trust which runs Grantham Hospital has pledged its support to the armed forces community by signing a covenant.

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Dean Fathers, chairman of United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, and Major Charles Dickens, of 2 Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps, sign the Armed Forces Covenant.

Trust which runs Grantham Hospital signs pledge with armed forces

The trust which runs Grantham Hospital has pledged its support to the armed forces community.

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Coun Matthew Lee and Coun Kelham Cooke take on the leadership of the South Kesteven Conservative Group.

South Kesteven Conservatives vote in new leader

The Conservative Group of South Kesteven District Council last night voted in a new group leader.

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Travellers have been living on land next to the recycling depot in Grantham for nearly a year.

Council says it is dealing with complaints about Grantham travellers

The district council says it is dealing with complaints received from people living near a piece of land where travellers have been settled for almost a year.

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WASPI in London

WASPI takes pensions fight to Westminster

Women from the Grantham area joined a demonstration in London last week, agains ‘unjust’ changes to women’s pensions by the Government.

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The raising of the flag on Commonwealth Day in Grantham.

South Kesteven raises flag in Grantham to celebrate Commonwealth Day

South Kesteven joined thousands of people across the globe to raise a Commonwealth Flag yesterday as part of ceremonies celebrating Commonwealth Day.

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