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Grantham Journal Big Interview: Business of the Year Rocket Print and Promotions is firing on all cylinders

04 June 2016
Grantham Journal Big Interview: Business of the Year Rocket Print and Promotions is firing on all cylinders

Grantham Journal Big Interview: Business of the Year Rocket Print and Promotions is firing on all cylinders

04 June 2016

Anyone who wants to start up their own company would do well to follow the excellent example of Rocket Print and Promotions, crowned Business of the Year at the Grantham Journal Business Awards.


Roses are red, violets are blue, and this Grantham couple, are diamonds too

04 June 2016
Roses are red, violets are blue, and this Grantham couple, are diamonds too

Roses are red, violets are blue, and this Grantham couple, are diamonds too

04 June 2016

Sixty years on, 81-year-old Greta Darman still remembers the wedding bouquet her husband, florist David, created especially for her.


Untimely death of biker with a promising future in Grantham

03 June 2016
Untimely death of biker with a promising future in Grantham

Untimely death of biker with a promising future in Grantham

03 June 2016

Tributes have been paid to a 25-year-old biker killed on the A52 last week, who was forging a promising career and was poised to propose to his girlfriend and settle down in Grantham.


Novel idea for book swap in Hougham phone box could prove costly

02 June 2016
Novel idea for book swap in Hougham phone box could prove costly

Novel idea for book swap in Hougham phone box could prove costly

02 June 2016

Villagers have come up with an innovative idea to convert a disused telephone box into a community book swap, but may need to pay nearly £200 simply to find out whether or not they need planning permission.


More than £100k raised already in bid to buy Marston pub

01 June 2016
More than £100k raised already in bid to buy Marston pub

More than £100k raised already in bid to buy Marston pub

01 June 2016

A staggering £106,250 has been raised so far in a community campaign to buy their beloved local pub.


Three businesses run by mother and daughters create thriving hub in Leadenham

01 June 2016
Three businesses run by mother and daughters create thriving hub in Leadenham

Three businesses run by mother and daughters create thriving hub in Leadenham

01 June 2016

Following their mother’s success in reopening Leadenham Post Office, two sisters have joined her to create a tea shop and florists, resulting in three flourishing businesses at the heart of the village.


Big Interview: Great Taste Award is cherry on the top for The Cakehole in Barrowby

28 May 2016
Big Interview: Great Taste Award is cherry on the top for The Cakehole in Barrowby

Big Interview: Great Taste Award is cherry on the top for The Cakehole in Barrowby

28 May 2016

For anyone that has enjoyed the delicious food and excellent service on offer at The Cakehole in Barrowby, it will come as no surprise that they won the Great Taste Award at the Grantham Journal Business Awards.


Lincolnshire County Council intends to put former school site in Billingborough on market

28 May 2016
Lincolnshire County Council intends to put former school site in Billingborough on market

Lincolnshire County Council intends to put former school site in Billingborough on market

28 May 2016

Lincolnshire County Council has revealed that it intends to put the former site of The Aveland High School in Billingborough on the market for development, after securing outline permission for housing earlier this year.


Start of Grantham College’s £52 million redevelopment with demolition of ‘eyesores’ this weekend

26 May 2016
Start of Grantham College’s £52 million redevelopment with demolition of ‘eyesores’ this weekend

Start of Grantham College’s £52 million redevelopment with demolition of ‘eyesores’ this weekend

26 May 2016

The demolition of former police houses on Stonebridge Road this weekend, will mark the start of Grantham College’s £52 million redevelopment.


British Red Cross ladies cross Tough Mudder finishing line

26 May 2016
British Red Cross ladies cross Tough Mudder finishing line

British Red Cross ladies cross Tough Mudder finishing line

26 May 2016

In their day jobs they are there for people going through trying times, but on Sunday five British Red Cross employees decided to put themselves under pressure and take on the Tough Mudder challenge.


Firearm suspected as cause of power cuts to 8,000 in Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire

25 May 2016
Firearm suspected as cause of power cuts to 8,000 in Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire

Firearm suspected as cause of power cuts to 8,000 in Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire

25 May 2016

Helicopter patrols and a police investigation are underway to determine whether a firearm being shot at an electricity component is behind power cuts to around 8,000 customers during the past week.


VIDEO: Determined Dan and tenacious team prove tougher than Mudder endurance course at Belvoir

24 May 2016

VIDEO: Determined Dan and tenacious team prove tougher than Mudder endurance course at Belvoir

24 May 2016

Demonstrating that disability is no barrier - and neither are 10ft walls and ice cold torrents - determined Dan Metcalfe-Hall completed the Tough Mudder course in his wheelchair this weekend, alongside an 11-strong team of friends.


Big Interview: Top independent retailer Tom is passionate about Grantham

14 May 2016
Big Interview: Top independent retailer Tom is passionate about Grantham

Big Interview: Top independent retailer Tom is passionate about Grantham

14 May 2016

Not only is Tom Simmonds a successful Grantham businessman, he is a passionate advocate for the town.


Great British Bake Off star and firefighter wants to see your dough-nation in charity cake competition

14 May 2016
Great British Bake Off star and firefighter wants to see your dough-nation in charity cake competition

Great British Bake Off star and firefighter wants to see your dough-nation in charity cake competition

14 May 2016

As the popularity of the Great British Bake Off has proved, we are a nation of cake lovers, and now avid bakers in the Grantham area are being asked to show off their finesse with flour and help raise some dough for The Fire Fighters Charity.


Ropsley Fox’s tale goes on with new plans for pub

14 May 2016
Ropsley Fox’s tale goes on with new plans for pub

Ropsley Fox’s tale goes on with new plans for pub

14 May 2016

The owner of The Ropsley Fox is once again applying for permission to convert the pub into dwellings, in amended plans that also propose keeping part of the building as a community facility.


Mother shocked to find syringes dumped by Grantham Canal

14 May 2016
Mother shocked to find syringes dumped by Grantham Canal

Mother shocked to find syringes dumped by Grantham Canal

14 May 2016

A mother who took her daughter to feed the ducks at Grantham Canal last week was shocked to discover this pile of rubbish dumped near Trent Road.


Average speed cameras replace those at Great Ponton and Barrowby on A1

14 May 2016
Average speed cameras replace those at Great Ponton and Barrowby on A1

Average speed cameras replace those at Great Ponton and Barrowby on A1

14 May 2016

Motorists driving past Great Ponton and Barrowby on the A1 this week may have noticed that the fixed point speed cameras have gone and been replaced with eight yellow average speed cameras.


Grantham students flying 5,720 miles to compete in Ecuador

13 May 2016
Grantham students flying 5,720 miles to compete in Ecuador

Grantham students flying 5,720 miles to compete in Ecuador

13 May 2016

School trips are often fun for youngsters, but few are as exciting as the one which two 11-year-old pupils of the Grantham Preparatory International School are about to embark upon.


REVIEW: Servant shows his mastery in Grantham Dramatic Society’s production of ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’

12 May 2016
REVIEW: Servant shows his mastery in Grantham Dramatic Society’s production of ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’

REVIEW: Servant shows his mastery in Grantham Dramatic Society’s production of ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’

12 May 2016

There was an air of excited anticipation in the Guildhall last night, as the curtain rose on the East Midlands amateur premiere of hit comedy ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’.


Delay over decision on quarry near Denton prolongs residents’ anxiety

11 May 2016
Delay over decision on quarry near Denton prolongs residents’ anxiety

Delay over decision on quarry near Denton prolongs residents’ anxiety

11 May 2016

Extensions given to the applicant of a quarry south of Denton, have ‘served only to prolong the levels of anxiety’, say campaigners.


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