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District council proposes to increase its part of council tax

District council proposes to increase its part of council tax

District council proposes to increase its part of council tax

22 January 2020

South Kesteven District Council's consultation starts today and will run for three weeks.


Plan for 68 homes next to fire station in Corby Glen

Plan for 68 homes next to fire station in Corby Glen

Plan for 68 homes next to fire station in Corby Glen

22 January 2020

Larkfleet homes wants to build a housing estate next to a village fire station.


Fund-raisers reach target to create a Heroes Orchard commemorating the veterans of Arnhem

Fund-raisers reach target to create a Heroes Orchard commemorating the veterans of Arnhem

Fund-raisers reach target to create a Heroes Orchard commemorating the veterans of Arnhem

21 January 2020

Army veterans who fought at Arnhem have inspired a flurry of pledges to make the orchard a reality.


£100,000 review of parking to take place in Grantham after residents' complaints

£100,000 review of parking to take place in Grantham after residents' complaints

£100,000 review of parking to take place in Grantham after residents' complaints

20 January 2020

The authority will look at whether parking is suitable for residents, visitors and businesses in the town.


Concerns over plan for children's home in village

Concerns over plan for children's home in village

Concerns over plan for children's home in village

20 January 2020

Planning committee members discussed the change of use of a house to a residential children’s home for up to four children in Ropsley.


Astronaut Tim Peake's visit to the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton is a big boost for Grantham

Astronaut Tim Peake's visit to the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton is a big boost for Grantham

Astronaut Tim Peake's visit to the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton is a big boost for Grantham

18 January 2020

Major Peake visited Woolsthorpe Manor to plant a ‘space sapling’ grown from one of a number of seeds which were launched into space.


Volunteers raise £1,100 to present Grantham church with defibrillator

Volunteers raise £1,100 to present Grantham church with defibrillator

Volunteers raise £1,100 to present Grantham church with defibrillator

18 January 2020

The volunteers raised the money over the past year with coffee mornings, golf days and other events.


Local Plan confirms town as the focus for major growth over the next 25 years

Local Plan confirms town as the focus for major growth over the next 25 years

Local Plan confirms town as the focus for major growth over the next 25 years

17 January 2020

The Local Plan pinpoints the main locations where thousands of houses will be built from now until the year 2036.


Three people in Grantham win £1,000 on postcode lottery

Three people in Grantham win £1,000 on postcode lottery

Three people in Grantham win £1,000 on postcode lottery

17 January 2020

People who share the same Grantham postcode are celebrating today after winning £1,000 each.


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.


Village 'in danger of being destroyed' after demolition of cottage approved

Village 'in danger of being destroyed' after demolition of cottage approved

Village 'in danger of being destroyed' after demolition of cottage approved

16 January 2020

The house on Low Road is said to be unstable and is not habitable, but parish councillors want it listed.

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Gift from Margaret Thatcher sells for £25,000 at Grantham auction house

Gift from Margaret Thatcher sells for £25,000 at Grantham auction house

Gift from Margaret Thatcher sells for £25,000 at Grantham auction house

16 January 2020

An antique Japanese incense burner ‘koro’ has sold for £25,000 at a Grantham auction house.


Duchess of Rutland accused of snobbery by Piers Morgan over McDonald's plans

Duchess of Rutland accused of snobbery by Piers Morgan over McDonald's plans

Duchess of Rutland accused of snobbery by Piers Morgan over McDonald's plans

15 January 2020

The Duchess of Rutland appeared on Good Morning Britain yesterday to discuss the new McDonald’s restaurant set to be built near Oakham.


Runner sets Dogs Trust target

Runner sets Dogs Trust target

Runner sets Dogs Trust target

14 January 2020

A Grantham man will take on his first running challenge in aid of the Dogs Trust.


Planning applications for the Grantham area

Planning applications for the Grantham area

Planning applications for the Grantham area

14 January 2020

Demolitions and flat conversions are among the planning applications published by South Kesteven District Council this week.


Fire service launches new plan to protect residents

Fire service launches new plan to protect residents

Fire service launches new plan to protect residents

13 January 2020

‘Community plan’ looks at the main fire risks to lives, properties, infrastructure and the environment.


British astronaut Tim Peake visits Woolsthorpe Manor to award 'space saplings' to competition winners

British astronaut Tim Peake visits Woolsthorpe Manor to award 'space saplings' to competition winners

British astronaut Tim Peake visits Woolsthorpe Manor to award 'space saplings' to competition winners

13 January 2020

The British astronaut presented the saplings after he visited the International Space Station in 2015 as part of the Principia mission.


Councillors support concerns of villagers over chicken farm but delay final decision

Councillors support concerns of villagers over chicken farm but delay final decision

Councillors support concerns of villagers over chicken farm but delay final decision

11 January 2020

A decision on plans for a controversial chicken farm has been put back after councillors said they are minded to refuse it.


Patrick took plunge to be on wacky show

Patrick took plunge to be on wacky show

Patrick took plunge to be on wacky show

11 January 2020

The former King’s School boy took the plunge and applied to be on Saturday night's First and Last.


New chief executive appointed by South Kesteven District Council

New chief executive appointed by South Kesteven District Council

New chief executive appointed by South Kesteven District Council

10 January 2020

New district council boss due to take up the position in the next few months.


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