Brave the scary trick or treat trail in Grantham’s Wyndham Park

A Scary Godmother Trick or Treat trail awaits fearless children and adults at Grantham’s Wyndham Park on Halloween weekend.

From the Wild exhibition

Grantham Blue Owl exhibition invites you to go wild

Blue Owl Art’s latest art exhibition, ‘Wild’ opens in Grantham on October 20.

David Stocker, John Manterfield and Mayor of Grantham Coun Linda Wootten at the launch of Borough Government in Newton's Grantham. Photo: Toby Roberts

Book details the work of the borough when Newton lived in Grantham

A book detailing the work of the borough corporation during Isaac Newton’s time in Grantham has been launched.

Boat trips will be put on during the Grantham Canal Society's 'discovery day'. ENGEMN00120131122163935

Grantham Canal Discovery Day will offer plenty for all the family

The Grantham Canal Society is hosting its Discovery Day on Sunday with plenty going on for all the family.

The apothecary shop exhibition at Grantham Museum.

Grantham Museum invites you to write a personal message to Sir Isaac Newton

The centrepiece of a special Gravity Fields exhibition at Grantham Museum will be a giant whiteboard where visitors can write a personal message to Sir Isaac Newton, who went to school in the town.

Carys and Samuel Davie, at Grantham House, which was opened to the public for the Heritage Open Days festival EMN-160913-123151001

Hundreds enjoy visiting Grantham’s heritage sites

Hundreds of people visited historic buildings and venues around Grantham over the weekend during the popular annual Heritage Open Days festival.

Roald Dahl at work in his famous writing hut

Roald Dahl Day celebrates 100 years since author’s birth

Exactly 100 years ago today Roald Dahl was born and children and adults around the world will be coming together to celebrate the life and works of the much-loved author.

Pauline Bacon, a sign language tutor who has worked 25 years at Grantham College EMN-161209-121117001

Teacher marks 25 years at Grantham College

Grantham College tutor Pauline Bacon has clocked up 25 years as a teacher there.

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Chantry Dance Company's 'Ulysses Unbound' & 'The Stacked Deck' EMN-160824-143335001

Grantham Chantry Dance Company supports young choreographers with Guildhall show

‘Ulysses Unbound’ & ‘The Stacked Deck’ hits the stage at the Guildhall Arts Centre in Grantham on September 21 at 8.30pm and also at Stamford Arts Centre on September 22 at 7.30pm.

Five things we won’t miss about the VHS video recorder

Five things we won’t miss about the VHS video recorder

In a world where the pocket calculator was as close as many of us got to technology, the video recorder seemed like it had come from outer space (or possibly off the set of Tomorrow’s World). A whole world of television viewing opened up in the late 1970s with TV shows and the latest(ish) films available to watch whenever we wanted.

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A photograph released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Prince George to mark his third birthday (Matt Porteous/PA)

Prince George’s third birthday shots taken at Anmer Hall

Prince George is celebrating his third birthday today and to mark the occasion Kensington Palace have released some charming pictures of him taken at the family home in West Norfolk.

Patrick Welby-Everard and his debut sci-fi novel. EMN-160629-105419001

Caythorpe man publishes first science fiction novel based on UFO events

A Caythorpe man is launching his first venture into writing science fiction novels – although it has taken him a while to get this far.

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The Summer Reading Challenge is based on a Roald Dahl theme to mark the 100th anniversary of his birth.

Grantham library wants children to get hooked on books over the summer

Grantham Library has joined forces with The Reading Agency to encourage children to get hooked on books by taking part in the annual Summer Reading Challenge.

Volunteers work on lock 15 of Grantham Canal

Volunteers work hard to restore derelict lock on Grantham Canal

A team of volunteers from the Grantham Canal Society (GCS) – working with the Canal and River Trust – is getting ready to pour more than 100 tonnes of concrete to create new foundations for lock 15.

One of Tim Peake's space pictures

10 amazing pictures from space by astronaut Tim Peake

Astronaut Tim Peake is due to return to earth this weekend after six months on the International Space Station.

Grantham Market

Market Place in Grantham to be transformed into a beach

Grantham will have its own beach this summer when the town’s market place is transformed into a seaside resort for a weekend.

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The LED Umbrella show is set to dazzle festival goers.

Get your tickets now for Gravity Fields Festival 2016

The Gravity Fields Festival 2016 website is now live, as the build up starts in earnest for South Kesteven District Council’s third science and arts extravaganza, taking place from September 21 to 25.

Talented young Stathern dancer Rosie Fairbrother, of Belvoir Dance Academy, has successfully auditioned for English Youth Ballet and will perform alongside professional ballerinas in Giselle at the Concert Hall in Nottingham in July. EMN-160521-151922001

Talented young dancer from Stathern to star in English Youth Ballet performance

A talented young dancer from Stathern has successfully auditioned for English Youth Ballet and will perform alongside professional ballerinas in Giselle at the Concert Hall in Nottingham in July.

Spalding socially-engaged artist Carol Parker (back) leads a Memory Lane arts and crafts group for people living with dementia at Mayfields Extra Care Housing, Boston.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Finding the safe haven for a community full of potential

It was Lincolnshire Free Press feature writer Jean Hodge who told readers that “art has the power to get a man back in his shed when he has lost his confidence”.

Waltham dancers take part in Scottish festival for first time

Waltham dancers take part in Scottish festival for first time

Waltham Scottish Country Dance Group took part in the The Association Of Scottish Country Dance Societies Festival this year for the first time.

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