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Garden of Remembrance opened

Garden of Remembrance opened

Garden of Remembrance opened

10 November 2021

The traditional opening of the Garden of Remembrance on St Peter’s Hill took place on Sunday.

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Artwork donated to park commemorates animals in war

Artwork donated to park commemorates animals in war

Artwork donated to park commemorates animals in war

09 November 2021

A stunning new ‘war horse’ memorial was created and donated to Wyndham Park by a local fabricator.


Remembrance Parade set to take place

Remembrance Parade set to take place

Remembrance Parade set to take place

09 November 2021

The annual Remembrance Parade will be held this Sunday to honour members of the armed forces who have given their lives in the line of duty.


Giant poppies painted on town roundabouts

Giant poppies painted on town roundabouts

Giant poppies painted on town roundabouts

09 November 2021

Giant poppies have been painted on roundabouts ahead of Remembrance Day.


Pub to host fun day to mark Remembrance Sunday

Pub to host fun day to mark Remembrance Sunday

Pub to host fun day to mark Remembrance Sunday

08 November 2021

Staff at The Kings Arms, on Westgate, are hoping to raise as many funds as possible for the Royal British Legion.


Navy dinner marks the anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar

Navy dinner marks the anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar

Navy dinner marks the anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar

07 November 2021

A local armed forces group celebrated the 416th anniversary of an historic battle.


Tale of former Grantham mayor who was captured during World War Two

Tale of former Grantham mayor who was captured during World War Two

Tale of former Grantham mayor who was captured during World War Two

05 November 2021

A man has shared a tale of friendship and sacrifice, when his father was captured by the Gestapo during World War Two.


Lone Tommy military figure is created for village war memorial

Lone Tommy military figure is created for village war memorial

Lone Tommy military figure is created for village war memorial

31 October 2021

The Colsterworth Festival of Remembrance, has partnered with Roll and Scroll to purchase a bespoke Lone Soldier called ‘Tommy’ for the war memorial.


Poignant remembrance festival marks its fifth year

Poignant remembrance festival marks its fifth year

Poignant remembrance festival marks its fifth year

30 October 2021

The Colsterworth Festival of Remembrance attracts hundreds of people a year to war memorial.


Unknown soldiers laid to rest

Unknown soldiers laid to rest

Unknown soldiers laid to rest

29 October 2021

Two unknown soldiers from the First World War have been buried with full military honours.


Postbox covered with crocheted poppies in poignant tribute

Postbox covered with crocheted poppies in poignant tribute

Postbox covered with crocheted poppies in poignant tribute

29 October 2021

The top of a postbox in Colsterworth has been decorated with crocheted poppies in a poignant tribute for Remembrance Day.


RAF College Cranwell wins charity award

RAF College Cranwell wins charity award

RAF College Cranwell wins charity award

23 October 2021

RAF College Cranwell was presented with an award for its charity work.


Charity boss takes on another epic challenge to scramble through UK's largest cave system

Charity boss takes on another epic challenge to scramble through UK's largest cave system

Charity boss takes on another epic challenge to scramble through UK's largest cave system

21 October 2021

A youth charity leader is set to embark on the ninth of ten epic challenges as she takes on an underground scramble in the UK’s largest cave system.


Company marks 75th anniversary with donation of bench to Heroes Commemorative Orchard

Company marks 75th anniversary with donation of bench to Heroes Commemorative Orchard

Company marks 75th anniversary with donation of bench to Heroes Commemorative Orchard

19 October 2021

An established Grantham company has marked its 75th anniversary by donating a bench to the Heroes Commemorative Orchard.


Britain's Got Talent winner to perform at a military fundraising concert

Britain's Got Talent winner to perform at a military fundraising concert

Britain's Got Talent winner to perform at a military fundraising concert

16 October 2021

A former Britain's Got Talent winner is set to perform to of his winning songs at the military fund-raising Concert of Hope.


Princess Royal visits Cranwell RAF College graduation

Princess Royal visits Cranwell RAF College graduation

Princess Royal visits Cranwell RAF College graduation

09 October 2021

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, was the reviewing officer for the Sovereigns Review at RAF Cranwell.


Barkston man witnessed 'The Few' in the Battle of Britain

Barkston man witnessed 'The Few' in the Battle of Britain

Barkston man witnessed 'The Few' in the Battle of Britain

26 September 2021

A Barkston man has written a short piece on his memories of the Battle of Britain.


Mayor raises thousands of pounds for charity and wants to raise more for Poppy Appeal with 'poppy pebbles'

Mayor raises thousands of pounds for charity and wants to raise more for Poppy Appeal with 'poppy pebbles'

Mayor raises thousands of pounds for charity and wants to raise more for Poppy Appeal with 'poppy pebbles'

23 September 2021

A total of £5,000 was raised recently by the Mayor of Grantham from two events for an RAF Regiment charity.


Heroes Orchard officially opened with military honours

Heroes Orchard officially opened with military honours

Heroes Orchard officially opened with military honours

22 September 2021

Grantham’s Heroes Commemorative Orchard was officially opened on Tuesday with due military honours to remember the area's World War Two heritage.


Chelsea Pensioner Colin Thackery who won Britain's Got Talent will sing in Army's charity concert

Chelsea Pensioner Colin Thackery who won Britain's Got Talent will sing in Army's charity concert

Chelsea Pensioner Colin Thackery who won Britain's Got Talent will sing in Army's charity concert

14 September 2021

Britain’s Got Talent singer and Chelsea Pensioner Colin Thackery has been recruited for a special Army band concert.


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