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Back when the town had a football team named Villa

Back when the town had a football team named Villa

Back when the town had a football team named Villa

14 January 2020

Sunday league team had just enjoyed a handsome victory.


Furniture store was opened by Frankie Vaughan

Furniture store was opened by Frankie Vaughan

Furniture store was opened by Frankie Vaughan

07 January 2020

Wallwork's opening attracted a large crowd and the building would later go on to become a popular supermarket, several times over.


Headteacher made sure pupils knew rules of the road

Headteacher made sure pupils knew rules of the road

Headteacher made sure pupils knew rules of the road

02 January 2020

This week the Journal journeys back to school, a town park and even to Bourne . . .

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Social club came to the fore in the rock ‘n’ roll years

Social club came to the fore in the rock ‘n’ roll years

Social club came to the fore in the rock ‘n’ roll years

24 December 2019

Town social club truly was the place to be in the rock 'n' roll years.


Amateur Wild West movie was filmed at Ancaster

Amateur Wild West movie was filmed at Ancaster

Amateur Wild West movie was filmed at Ancaster

17 December 2019

Local amateur film makers used a village near Grantham as the setting for a Wild West movie.


This week's wander down Memory Lane begins in 1957

This week's wander down Memory Lane begins in 1957

This week's wander down Memory Lane begins in 1957

10 December 2019

Procession took place before the days of Watergate car park.


WWII Civil Defence was based in town centre cellars

WWII Civil Defence was based in town centre cellars

WWII Civil Defence was based in town centre cellars

03 December 2019

Evelyn was the first to be full time in Grantham's Civil Defence.


MEMORY LANE: Collision between car and cyclist caused a Minor stir

MEMORY LANE: Collision between car and cyclist caused a Minor stir

MEMORY LANE: Collision between car and cyclist caused a Minor stir

26 November 2019

Crowd gathered outside the Nag's Head following collision at busy junction.


Memory Lane looks back on the halcyon early days of TV in the 1950s and grasstrack racing in the 1960s

Memory Lane looks back on the halcyon early days of TV in the 1950s and grasstrack racing in the 1960s

Memory Lane looks back on the halcyon early days of TV in the 1950s and grasstrack racing in the 1960s

12 November 2019

Westmoreland's moved into town to cater for the burgeoning television and radio sales market in the 1950s.


Grantham ironmongers had an impressive High Street frontage

Grantham ironmongers had an impressive High Street frontage

Grantham ironmongers had an impressive High Street frontage

05 November 2019

Shop frontages have changed over the years in town, and not always for the better...


This week's Memory Lane takes you back to Grantham in the 1950s and 1980s

This week's Memory Lane takes you back to Grantham in the 1950s and 1980s

This week's Memory Lane takes you back to Grantham in the 1950s and 1980s

29 October 2019

. . . and brace yourself for the corpse found in a box story from 100 years ago.


An old High Street shop, a village dairy and a football team feature in this week's wander down Memory Lane

An old High Street shop, a village dairy and a football team feature in this week's wander down Memory Lane

An old High Street shop, a village dairy and a football team feature in this week's wander down Memory Lane

22 October 2019

Nylon stockings were still short supply after the war – but you could get some from B&M if you were lucky...


Belton Lane Primary School reunion planned for former pupils of a certain age

Belton Lane Primary School reunion planned for former pupils of a certain age

Belton Lane Primary School reunion planned for former pupils of a certain age

16 October 2019

Primary school reunion will bring together ex-pupils who have not seen each other for more than half a decade.


Delve into the archives with this week's Memory Lane

Delve into the archives with this week's Memory Lane

Delve into the archives with this week's Memory Lane

08 October 2019

This week we roll back the years with photos from the 1920s and the 1960s, plus the usual snippets from the last century in 'Looking back'.


Two of town’s ‘blue’ pubs were virtually next door

Two of town’s ‘blue’ pubs were virtually next door

Two of town’s ‘blue’ pubs were virtually next door

01 October 2019

The town's Market Place has not changed that much over more than 100 years.


Once there was a Watergate pub called the Swan

Once there was a Watergate pub called the Swan

Once there was a Watergate pub called the Swan

24 September 2019

Nineteenth century artist painted old hostelry which was situated on the town's Watergate.


This week's Memory Lane begins with a trip back to the 1970s

This week's Memory Lane begins with a trip back to the 1970s

This week's Memory Lane begins with a trip back to the 1970s

10 September 2019

Journal reader Roy sent in this old snap of himself and workmates working on one of Grantham's iconic buildings.


Take a wander down the Journal's Memory Lane . . .

Take a wander down the Journal's Memory Lane . . .

Take a wander down the Journal's Memory Lane . . .

03 September 2019

We love to see your old pictures of Grantham and the surrounding area, so please email them to comment@granthamjournal.co.uk


Take a trip with us down Memory Lane...

Take a trip with us down Memory Lane...

Take a trip with us down Memory Lane...

27 August 2019

We begin with Terry Bly's Grantham FC looking forward to a season which featured the inaugural FA Trophy competition...


This week's Journal Memory Lane features a village, a bowls team and an old town hostelry...

This week's Journal Memory Lane features a village, a bowls team and an old town hostelry...

This week's Journal Memory Lane features a village, a bowls team and an old town hostelry...

20 August 2019

We think the angle of this picture obscures the north-south bypass. What's your view?


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