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War hero's daughter supports appeal for a commemorative orchard in Grantham

War hero's daughter supports appeal for a commemorative orchard in Grantham

War hero's daughter supports appeal for a commemorative orchard in Grantham

17 January 2020

About £10,000 has so far been pledged for the orchard, 82 per cent of the required funding of £12,000.


Appeal for Heroes orchard raises three quarters of funds ahead of February deadline

Appeal for Heroes orchard raises three quarters of funds ahead of February deadline

Appeal for Heroes orchard raises three quarters of funds ahead of February deadline

06 January 2020

A call is made for one big final push to reach the £12,193 target to create the orchard of 75 trees.


Grantham tea business signs up for armed forces discount card

Grantham tea business signs up for armed forces discount card

Grantham tea business signs up for armed forces discount card

24 December 2019

The Teaspoon Tea Company in Grantham has joined a growing number of businesses to sign up to SKDC's Armed Forces Discount Card.


Appeal for donations to create commemorative orchard gets off to a flying start

Appeal for donations to create commemorative orchard gets off to a flying start

Appeal for donations to create commemorative orchard gets off to a flying start

17 December 2019

A fifth of the money needed to start planting the orchard has been raised so far.


Orchard will be a fitting war memorial

Orchard will be a fitting war memorial

Orchard will be a fitting war memorial

30 November 2019

The Heroes Commemorative Orchard will be made up of 75 trees to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe.


Armed Forces discount website benefits military sector and Grantham businesses

Armed Forces discount website benefits military sector and Grantham businesses

Armed Forces discount website benefits military sector and Grantham businesses

18 November 2019

Businesses urged to sign up to Armed Forces discount scheme.


Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School marks Armistice in service uniform

Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School marks Armistice in service uniform

Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School marks Armistice in service uniform

17 November 2019

Serving and ex-service staff and students at KGGS attended school in their service and scout uniforms.


Poppy Run raises more than £500 for the Royal British Legion

Poppy Run raises more than £500 for the Royal British Legion

Poppy Run raises more than £500 for the Royal British Legion

13 November 2019

One hundred runners took part in the third annual Poppy Run on a very cold night at the South Kesteven Sports Stadium.


Grantham pays its respects to the war dead on Remembrance Sunday

Grantham pays its respects to the war dead on Remembrance Sunday

Grantham pays its respects to the war dead on Remembrance Sunday

11 November 2019

See our photo gallery of the Remembrance Day parade followed by the wreath-laying at St Wulfram's Church.


Remembrance parade will march through town on Sunday

Remembrance parade will march through town on Sunday

Remembrance parade will march through town on Sunday

09 November 2019

The parade will start at Grantham bus station at 10.20am.


South Kesteven District Council launches discount card for Armed Forces

South Kesteven District Council launches discount card for Armed Forces

South Kesteven District Council launches discount card for Armed Forces

08 November 2019

A discount card for members of the Armed Forces, their families and veterans is being launched by South Kesteven District Council (SKDC).


Anita and Becky front RBL appeal

Anita and Becky front RBL appeal

Anita and Becky front RBL appeal

08 November 2019

A Grantham woman has given a mother’s perspective for an RBL campaign, based on her daughter Becky’s 20 years’ Army service.


'Head knit' Betty thanked for creating 50 purple poppies

'Head knit' Betty thanked for creating 50 purple poppies

'Head knit' Betty thanked for creating 50 purple poppies

06 November 2019

A ceramic brooch was presented to a Grantham woman as thanks for helping to remember animals that served during the world wars.


Remembrance parade to march through Grantham on Sunday

Remembrance parade to march through Grantham on Sunday

Remembrance parade to march through Grantham on Sunday

04 November 2019

The Garden of Remembrance has been opened in St Peter's Hill following a service and ceremony in the town centre.


Hundreds of handmade poppies fill Colsterworth village church

Hundreds of handmade poppies fill Colsterworth village church

Hundreds of handmade poppies fill Colsterworth village church

04 November 2019

A stunning cascade of poppies has been unveiled at a village church.


Grantham King's School cadets praised in biennial inspection

Grantham King's School cadets praised in biennial inspection

Grantham King's School cadets praised in biennial inspection

03 November 2019

A flyover and training displays formed part of the King’s School Grantham Combined Cadet Force (CCF) biennial inspection.


'Anita and Becky's story takes courage to tell'

'Anita and Becky's story takes courage to tell'

'Anita and Becky's story takes courage to tell'

02 November 2019

'In 10 days’ time, at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, we will be marking the official end of the First World War,' - Journal column.


The Proclaimers kick off 500 mile challenge at RAF Cranwell

The Proclaimers kick off 500 mile challenge at RAF Cranwell

The Proclaimers kick off 500 mile challenge at RAF Cranwell

01 November 2019

An inspirational RAF veteran started his latest charity “Push 500” event at RAF College Cranwell this week.


Royal naval bench is unveiled

Royal naval bench is unveiled

Royal naval bench is unveiled

29 October 2019

Town centre bench is the latest installed to honour the armed forces.


New exhibition on the Machine Gun Corps is launched at Grantham Museum

New exhibition on the Machine Gun Corps is launched at Grantham Museum

New exhibition on the Machine Gun Corps is launched at Grantham Museum

05 October 2019

A church service will also pay tribute to the men of the Corps who trained in Belton Park before fighting at the front.


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