RUGBY: Kesteven exact revenge over near neighbours

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Ian Hempsall has lost 10 stone.

Colsterworth man sheds 10 stone to run 5k race

A Colsterworth man has completed two 5k running races after dropping from 24 stone to a slimline 14 stone.

Jordan Hempenstall comes under pressure from a pair of Farsley defenders. Photo: Toby Roberts

Grantham Town share points after leading early on

Northern Premier League

Fire news.

Four fire crews are tackling vehicle fire in Grantham

Four fire engines are at the scene of a vehicle fire in Venture Way, Grantham.

Trees reported down in Grantham and Gonerby after high winds overnight

Trees reported down in Grantham and Gonerby after high winds overnight

Some roads in Gonerby and the Grantham area have been partially or fully blocked overnight after high winds

Action from Harrowby United's win over Buckingham Town on Saturday. Photo: Toby Roberts

FOOTBALL: Harrowby United exact revenge at home

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Grantham Hospital.

Council chief writes to Jeremy Hunt over ‘lack of progress’ on Grantham A&E

The chief executive of South Kesteven District Council has written to the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP, expressing members’ dissatisfaction at the continued closure of Grantham Hospital’s A&E overnight and urging him to intervene in the matter.

Alan Davidson

Police believe wanted man could be in Grantham area

Police are looking for a man they believe could be in the Grantham area.

Grantham Hospital

Grantham A&E closure decision is referred to health secretary Jeremy Hunt

Members of a Lincolnshire committee have unanimously voted to refer the decision to keep Grantham A&E closed overnight to the Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt.

Healthwatch Lincolnshire wants to hear from South Holland residents about their experiences of health and housing in the area.  Photo supplied.

Healthwatch Lincolnshire launches survey on health and housing

Healthwatch Lincolnshire wants to hear from South Holland residents about their experiences of health and housing in the area.

Reports of ‘hate incidents’ every day in South Kesteven

Reports of ‘hate incidents’ every day in South Kesteven

A ‘hate incident’ is said to happen in South Kesteven every day.

Jay (pictured left), receiving the cheque from Moto North area general manager Leon Scott.

Grantham volunteer medic receives funding boost

A volunteer medic has received a generous donation from the UK’s leading motorway service area provider to help him continue to look after patients in and around Grantham.

Kesteven youngsters at Welford Road.

RUGBY: Kesteven youth share spotlight with Leicester Tigers

Young players and their coaches from Kesteven RFC shared the spotlight with Aviva Premiership rugby at Welford Road, home of the Leicester Tigers, on Saturday.


WHAT’S ON: New Grantham WEA courses begin soon

New spring courses for adults from the WEA (Workers Educational Association) will be starting soon.

Steve Thomas is aiming to walk 1400 miles around the UK

‘Homeless’ RAF veteran discovered sleeping rough at Grantham College

A man who was found sleeping rough on Grantham College’s sports field last week turned out to be an RAF veteran on a mission to raise awareness of mental health and homelessness by walking around the UK.

Priory  Ruskin Academy girls

TABLE TENNIS: Grantham schoolgirls progress to Regional Finals

Having won their county heat in November, Priory Ruskin Academy girls’ team took part in the English Schools National tournament at the weekend – the first from the school to do so.

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Tracy Ferguson (pictured front, far left) hopes the chair-based exercise sessions will appeal to more people.

Grantham slimmers enjoy a workout on chairs

One of Grantham’s most renowned experts in the slimming industry has finally fufilled her dream of owning her own business.


HOCKEY: Busy weekend for Leadenham teams

Saturday saw a full match programme for Leadenham Hockey Club with every team in action, starting with Cambridge City 4th’s appointment with the men’s first team.

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Coun Helen Goral and Fr Stuart Cradduck issue the pancake race challenge to be held at St Wulfram's on Shrove Tuesday.

Grantham pancake race is announced for Shrove Tuesday at St Wulfram’s Church

A pancake race challenge has been issued by South Kesteven District Council, inviting teams to get into the Shrove Tuesday mood.

Grantham Pets at Home will host My Pet Pals Wild Bird workshops. Photo: Eleanor Bentall

Grantham pet store to host workshops on caring for wild birds

Animal-loving children can take part in a series of free wild bird workshops at Pets at Home this weekend to support the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch.

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