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Grantham take-away told to improve practices

Council chiefs have joined a business operator in saying customers need not be alarmed at its one star rating for food hygiene.

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Brian Hanbury, of Grantham Foodbank

Grantham Foodbank warns of increase in demand

The amount of local people turning to the Grantham Foodbank for emergency food supplies has surged since April.

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Cards for Good Causes

Support charities at Christmas card pop-up shop in Grantham

A Cards for Good Causes pop-up shop which opened up in The George Centre in Grantham last month will continue to sell cards for charities until December 16.

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Head hawker Rhi Clark with Rodney

Rhi looks after Belvoir Castle’s three birds of prey

Arriving at Belvoir Castle on a cold and blustery Monday, I am intrigued to meet the woman who gets up at the crack of dawn nearly every day to tend to the castle’s birds of prey.

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Support for Margaret Thatcher exhibit featuring puppet

Following news that Grantham Museum will have a permanent exhibition to Grantham-born former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher – including the well-known Spitting Image puppet – we asked readers what they thought.

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WHAT’S ON: Oxjam Music Festival will be held at Grantham’s tennis club next weekend

Grantham Tennis Club is hosting an Oxjam Music Festival on Saturday, November 18.

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WHAT’S ON: New programme of ‘Voice & Verse’ at Manthorpe church

Porcupine Music will be returning to St John’s Church, Manthorpe, on Saturday, November 18, at 7.30pm, with a new programme of ‘Voice & Verse’.

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Louise Distras

WHAT’S ON: Check out the ‘new face of British punk rock’ at Nottingham this weekend

Tipped as one of Kerrang’s Stars of 2017, Louise Distras is playing at Nottingham’s Bodega club on Sunday as part of a tour supporting Itch (The King Blues).

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Worry Dolls

WHAT’S ON: Worry Dolls duo to play at Eastwell this Saturday

Worry Dolls are playing at Eastwell Village Hall on Saturday (November 11) at 7.30pm.

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Premier Cru

WHAT’S ON: Grantham band and singer to play at college next weekend

Popular Grantham vocalist Terry Carey and local ’60s and ’70s band Premier Cru will appear together at Grantham College on Saturday, November 18.

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Richard Durrant is playing live at Aslockton. Photo: Kris Pawlowski

WHAT’S ON: Top guitarist Durrant to play at Aslockton

Touted as one of the great guitarists of his generation, Richard Durrant is bringing his Stringhenge Tour to the Thomas Cranmer Centre, Aslockton, on Friday, November 17.

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Margaret Thatcher's Spitting Image puppet will be open for the public to view tomorrow.

She is back! Margaret Thatcher Spitting Image puppet returns to Grantham Museum

Visitors will once again be able to see the famous Margaret Thatcher Spitting Image puppet, as it returns to Grantham as part of a major refurbishment at Grantham Museum.

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Helen Brackenbury

WHAT’S ON: Grantham Choral Society presents ‘An Evening of Opera’

Grantham Choral Society presents ‘An Evening of Opera’ as its autumn concert next weekend.

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Graphics are awesome as you can see with this modelling of Dave Batista

Console Corner: WWE 2K18 review

Gargantuan and addictive.

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Some of the cast of St Peter's Hill Players' production of 'Sand Castles'.

WHAT’S ON: Players put on first of two am-drams in Grantham during November

Fans of amateur dramatics are in for a treat next month with both of Grantham’s theatre companies putting on a production at the town’s Guildhall Arts Centre.

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The Hits of the Rat Pack. Photo: Alan Lyall

WHAT’S ON: Rat Pack tribute heading to Grantham Guildhall next month

Strictly Theatre Co present their swinging tribute to Frank Sinatra’s Rat Pack at Guildhall Arts Centre next month.

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Team Viking

WHAT’S ON: Rowland’s Runaway hit is on at Ropsley

There is a chance to see one of the runaway theatre hits of the 2016 Edinburgh Festival at Ropsley Village Hall on Thursday (October 26).

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WHAT’S ON: Sunday is the right time to visit Upton horological museum

Visit the British Horological Institute Museum for its ‘Time Lines’ event as the clocks go back this Sunday (October 29).

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WHAT’S ON: Grantham Con Club dance night will suit most musical tastes

Grantham Conservative Club extends an open invitation to its dance night with the ‘Human Jukebox’ that is Dave Cass.

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Fund-raising concert for Grantham Music Festival 2018.

Grantham concert launches Music Festival 2018

A host of young talent took to the stage last Friday to launch the next Grantham Music Festival.

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