Broken eggs are not the right 999 call

Broken eggs, a dead fox and someone who wanted us to make them breakfast are some of the inappropriate 999 calls that emergency call handlers working on behalf of East Midlands Ambulance Service have taken in the last six months.

South Kesteven District Council

South Kesteven District Council ‘better at serving public than its own staff.’

South Kesteven District Council appears to be serving the public better than it serves its own workforce, according to an Employee Engagement Survey.

Police news.

Lincolnshire Police introduce new tasers to protect front line officers

The latest generation tasers are being introduced in Lincolnshire to help protect front line officers and the public.

Valentine's Day.

Send your loved one a Valentine’s Day message to appear FREE in the Grantham Journal

Once again we’re giving Grantham Journal readers the chance to send a Valentine’s Day message to their loved one.

From left Callie Whelton and Kayleigh Mansfield who are organising a beauty pageant at Ryhall Village Hall. Submitted.

Former Grantham schoolgirl Kayleigh joins friend to host pageant for charity

A former Grantham schoolgirl and her friend are organising a pageant to raise cash for charity.

The latest intake of students enjoyed a dinner and a dance.

Harlaxton College welcomes new intake with dinner and dance

Harlaxton College welcomed its latest intake of international students with a high table dinner and ceilidh dance last week.

Wayne Goodge will be running for London Marathon in April after wife Clare was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2015.

Grantham husband to run London Marathon for wife with brain tumour

A Grantham man whose wife is living with a rare type of brain tumour is taking on the challenge of running the London Marathon to raise funds for research into the disease.

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Singers raise a flass to the trees.

Wassailing at Woolsthorpe Manor

An ancient pagan custom took place at the home of one of Britain’s leading scientists.

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WHAT’S ON: Be enchanted by blues-rocker Chantel

Female blues-rock sensation Chantel McGregor plays at Stamford Corn Exchange on Thursday, February 1.

The Brew. Photo: Tony Mottram

WHAT’S ON: Two chances to see rock trio The Brew live on stage

Described as a cross between Led Zeppelin and Royal Blood, rock trio The Brew are headlining The Musician, Leicester, on January 27, and The Bodega in Nottingham on February 16.

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MEMORY LANE: Grantham town centre still recognisable

This shot of Grantham’s St Peter’s Hill is from an old postcard submitted by Journal reader John Barker, of Sproxton.

Gareth Berliner

WHAT’S ON: Leadenham comedy night is back in style

The Big Leadenham Comedy Night is back with a bang and it has a fabulous surprise.

Theatre and Comedy
Firefighters tackle Corby Glen fire

Firefighters tackle Corby Glen fire

A chimney caught fire in Corby Glen yesterday.

The Year 4 pupils planted the trees last Friday.

One hundred trees donated to Grantham school

Green-fingered Year 4 pupils at Huntingtower Primary Academy planted five trees on their school field on Friday.

Grantham Journal letters: Thanks to all after my fire ordeal

Grantham Journal letters: Thanks to all after my fire ordeal

Just before Christmas I was involved in a fire resulting in severe burns to my legs. I wish to say a sincere thank you to the following.

Grantham Operatic Society meet every Thursday.

Grantham Operatic Society - ‘We can offer so much more than just a stint on stage’

Since Grantham Operatic Society (GOS) was formed in 1957, it has become one of the longest-running amateur dramatic societies in Grantham and celebrated its sixtieth anniversary last year.

Grantham Journal letters: Charging is the way forward

Grantham Journal letters: Charging is the way forward

I read with interest (Journal, January 12) Grantham is to have some electric vehicle charging points, which is great news, not necessarily for local residents as most EV owners have home charging.

Alec Gordon.

Belton House manager poses for selfie to mark Twitter trend

Belton House’s general manager Alec Gordon posed for a selfie with a statue of Adelbert Wellington Brownlow-Cust, 3rd Earl Brownlow (1844 –1921) of the Belton House Estate on Wednesday to mark #MuseumSelfieDay, which was trending on Twitter.

Maxine Hughes - head of operations and clinical services at Grantham Hospital

Grantham Journal column: Here is our plan for 2018

With every new year comes an opportunity to look at where we are and where we want to be. Our plan for 2018 is to continue with our work around fire improvements, quality and safety, cancer, urgent care and our financial recovery – all within the context of our 2021 ambitions and our five work programmes. Our 2021 roadmap sets out the vision of the Trust and how working together we will become a different Lincolnshire and a great ULHT.

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