24 April 2018
Plans have finally been submitted for a new village hall in Ropsley after a 15 year fundraising campaign.
19 April 2018
Grantham Journal reader Mick Coe dropped off this photograph of a snowy scene in the 1950s.
05 April 2018
Grantham punk band English Dogs formed in the early 1980s and comprised, from left – drummer Andy ‘Pinch’ Pinching, Mark ‘Wattie’ Watson on bass, singer Pete ‘Wakey’ Wakefield and guitarist Jon ‘Minty’ Murray.
05 April 2018
Both junior and senior netball teams of Belvoir Secondary School in Bottesford enjoyed a season of considerable success and, in fact, respectively headed the Kesteven Senior and Junior Netball Leagues in 1964.
23 March 2018
With the Elvis Presley film ‘Fun in Acapulco’ screening at Grantham’s Granada cinema in February of 1964, members of local beat combo Dave Knight and The Trellions donned Mexican garb and, with the help of two teenage girl dancers (Carol Mitchell and Carol Watkin), invited patrons to try out a new dance – ‘The Acapulco’ – in the foyer of the theatre.
15 March 2018
The Black Dog has not always been the only hostelry in Grantham’s Watergate – and not even the only one with the ‘Dog’ moniker.
10 March 2018
Lincolnshire motor racing circuit Cadwell Park has announced its 2018 calendar, headlined by the Bennetts British Superbike Championship ‘Party in the Park’, plus historic bike and car events and a busy line-up of high-octane entertainment almost every weekend from now until November.
26 February 2018
With the Grantham Journal on the cusp of a move to new premises this year, we thought we would look back to our office’s long-standing position on the High Street.
19 February 2018
Following on from previous weeks’ pictures of the old Vere Court area, here is another shot taken from Broad Street showing the entrance to what was one of the poorest areas of Grantham.
15 February 2018
Easton Walled Gardens opens its gates for Snowdrop Week this weekend and there is no better place to enjoy swathes of snowdrops, aconites and hellebores as well as innovative spring planting schemes, all spread over 12 acres of beautiful, 400-year-old restored gardens.
14 February 2018
This photo from 1953 shows Mayor Ernest Hardy and borough engineer J. Livesby inspecting newly installed benches in the ‘paddock’, also known as Stonebridge Close, off Avenue Road.
13 February 2018
Journal reader Robert Geeson brought this old photo of his grandmother celloist Florance Grant (known by nickname Jimmy) pictured in September 1920 in a musical trio with pianist Ada Maltby and violinist Willie Thompson.
05 February 2018
This aerial shot of Grantham’s Wyndham Park was snapped in 1978.
30 January 2018
This photograph was shot in 1984 when every motor car DIY mechanic in the Grantham area would head for Pollard’s auto spares shop in Norton Street.
29 January 2018
This is a scan of a postcard brought into the Journal office by reader John Barker of Sproxton.
22 January 2018
This shot of Grantham’s St Peter’s Hill is from an old postcard submitted by Journal reader John Barker, of Sproxton.
13 January 2018
Keen sportsman and Journal Memory Lane reader Hedley Davies emailed in a selection of his old sporting photographs – ranging from his school days in athletics during the 1970s, through various football line-ups over the years, plus cricket with Grantham CC.
31 December 2017
Memory Lane reader Glyn Jones popped into the Journal office last week to drop off a couple of old photographs from his youth.
25 December 2017
Avid Journal reader David Holmes brought in this old photograph which was found while he was working for MODA Construction, of Bolton, on a shop renovation at 21 High Street, Grantham.
22 December 2017
Equine lovers could do worse than spending a free family day out at the award-winning Bransby Horses rescue and welfare centre at Bransby, near Lincoln.