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Matthew Taylor joined the Grantham Journal as a reporter in 2020.

Care home ‘needs improvement’

18 August 2022
Care home ‘needs improvement’

Care home ‘needs improvement’

18 August 2022

A care home has been rated as “requiring improvement” following a recent inspection.


Planned overnight closures for village road improvements

17 August 2022
Planned overnight closures for village road improvements

Planned overnight closures for village road improvements

17 August 2022

Two months of works to rebuild sections of a village road are set to begin soon, causing overnight closures.


Councillor left 'stranded' for over 24 hours after his car broke down

17 August 2022
Councillor left 'stranded' for over 24 hours after his car broke down

Councillor left 'stranded' for over 24 hours after his car broke down

17 August 2022

A councillor has described a "truly horrific experience" after being left stranded for 35 hours when his car broke down while holidaying in Hampshire.

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Plans for 66-home development

17 August 2022
Plans for 66-home development

Plans for 66-home development

17 August 2022

A planning application for 66 new homes, mostly for first-time buyers, in a village has been lodged.


Boat club hosts submarine day

16 August 2022
Boat club hosts submarine day

Boat club hosts submarine day

16 August 2022

A model boat club hosted a day centred around submarines in the sunshine.


Free organ recital at St Wulfram's

16 August 2022
Free organ recital at St Wulfram's

Free organ recital at St Wulfram's

16 August 2022

A church is set to host a free organ recital at the weekend.


The latest planning applications in the area

16 August 2022
The latest planning applications in the area

The latest planning applications in the area

16 August 2022

Proposals to convert a former pub into flats and to install a temporary classroom cabin at a school are among the latest plans near you.


Police investigate report of a teenager being assaulted by a group of youths

15 August 2022
Police investigate report of a teenager being assaulted by a group of youths

Police investigate report of a teenager being assaulted by a group of youths

15 August 2022

Police are investigating report that a teenager was assaulted by a group of youths attempting to steal his bike.


Hospital campaigner vows to 'keep fighting' six years after starting

15 August 2022
Hospital campaigner vows to 'keep fighting' six years after starting

Hospital campaigner vows to 'keep fighting' six years after starting

15 August 2022

A hospital campaigner has looked back on six years of lobbying for the reinstatement of an A&E in Grantham, while vowing to "keep fighting".


Brothers launch fundraiser for community defibrillator

14 August 2022
Brothers launch fundraiser for community defibrillator

Brothers launch fundraiser for community defibrillator

14 August 2022

Two residents of a retirement community have set up a fundraiser to install a defibrillator for the community to use.


Letter of thanks from pensioner for garage that 'went the extra mile'

14 August 2022
Letter of thanks from pensioner for garage that 'went the extra mile'

Letter of thanks from pensioner for garage that 'went the extra mile'

14 August 2022

A 72-year-old disabled pensioner who was left stranded following a catalytic converter theft has thanked everyone who helped get her car fixed.


Ukrainian mother launches campaign to support damaged schools

14 August 2022
Ukrainian mother launches campaign to support damaged schools

Ukrainian mother launches campaign to support damaged schools

14 August 2022

A Ukrainian mother and her host family have launched an initiative that recycles old phones to raise money for damaged schools in her home country.


Grassland blaze attended by fire crews

12 August 2022
Grassland blaze attended by fire crews

Grassland blaze attended by fire crews

12 August 2022

Fire crews attended an incident where grassland and tree saplings were alight.


Council apologises after box of soil left on top of father’s grave

12 August 2022
Council apologises after box of soil left on top of father’s grave

Council apologises after box of soil left on top of father’s grave

12 August 2022

The district council has apologised after a box of soil was left on top of a father’s grave at Grantham Crematorium.

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Bereaved mother calls for more support after stillbirth

12 August 2022
Bereaved mother calls for more support after stillbirth

Bereaved mother calls for more support after stillbirth

12 August 2022

A mother wants to increase support for parents who have a stillbirth after her own heart-breaking experience.


Historic hall to become high-end restaurant

11 August 2022
Historic hall to become high-end restaurant

Historic hall to become high-end restaurant

11 August 2022

A new high-end restaurant is set to open following restoration and repair of a historic building in the town centre.

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Woman arrested over Starbucks break-in

10 August 2022
Woman arrested over Starbucks break-in

Woman arrested over Starbucks break-in

10 August 2022

A 37-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with a break-in at a coffee shop.


Overnight break-in at Starbucks

10 August 2022
Overnight break-in at Starbucks

Overnight break-in at Starbucks

10 August 2022

Police are investigating a break-in at a coffee shop at the train station.


Rule changes at council meetings spark concerns

10 August 2022
Rule changes at council meetings spark concerns

Rule changes at council meetings spark concerns

10 August 2022

Rule changes have diminished the public's ability to challenge the local authority at meetings, it has been claimed.

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The latest planning applications in the area

10 August 2022
The latest planning applications in the area

The latest planning applications in the area

10 August 2022

A proposal to extend a doctors surgery is among the latest plans near you.


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