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Then & Now: Dustpan was originally in Market Place

Then & Now: Dustpan was originally in Market Place

Then & Now: Dustpan was originally in Market Place

12 May 2022

The giant dustpan on Westgate was part of the advertising for The Little Dustpan ironmongers, but it started out on a different building.


Village's surprising connection to Florence Nightingale

Village's surprising connection to Florence Nightingale

Village's surprising connection to Florence Nightingale

12 May 2022

The story of a shopkeeper who had a surprising link to Florence Nightingale has been retold on the 202nd anniversary of the pioneering nurse's birth.


Then & Now: The school which is now a bank

Then & Now: The school which is now a bank

Then & Now: The school which is now a bank

11 May 2022

A bank in St Peter's Hill used to be a school run by a postmaster's daughter.


Picture shows demolition at railway station in 1985

Picture shows demolition at railway station in 1985

Picture shows demolition at railway station in 1985

07 March 2022

A picture submitted by a Journal reader shows demolition work at the railway station from the 1980s.


This is how your family photo can hang in the National Portrait Gallery

This is how your family photo can hang in the National Portrait Gallery

This is how your family photo can hang in the National Portrait Gallery

09 February 2022

Images of monarchs and world leaders are hung at the National Portrait Gallery but now curators want people's family snaps to take centre stage too.


Do you remember these playground crazes from the 1980s and 1990s?

Do you remember these playground crazes from the 1980s and 1990s?

Do you remember these playground crazes from the 1980s and 1990s?

04 November 2021

Before smart phones, the playground was a simpler place – we take a look back at the fads which drained pocket money during the 80s and 90s.


Appeal for knitted poppies to decorate Friendly Bench for Remembrance Day

Appeal for knitted poppies to decorate Friendly Bench for Remembrance Day

Appeal for knitted poppies to decorate Friendly Bench for Remembrance Day

14 October 2021

The Friendly Bench Bottesford community group are inviting the community to knit, crochet or sew a poppy to cover the Friendly Bench.


Could your old paper car tax disc earn you a fortune?

Could your old paper car tax disc earn you a fortune?

Could your old paper car tax disc earn you a fortune?

12 October 2021

The value of old paper car tax discs is now at an all time high, say collectors, with some fetching more than £1,000.


Engineering film is premiered at theatre

Engineering film is premiered at theatre

Engineering film is premiered at theatre

06 October 2021

A theatre company worked with engineers and Grantham College students to create film.


Village shown medieval art of spinning over heritage weekend

Village shown medieval art of spinning over heritage weekend

Village shown medieval art of spinning over heritage weekend

26 September 2021

Residents were shown the medieval art of spinning as they took a step back in time at the weekend.


Cemetery walk pays tribute to tales of the past

Cemetery walk pays tribute to tales of the past

Cemetery walk pays tribute to tales of the past

25 September 2021

More than 90 people joined tours of cemetery to hear stories that have remained long forgotten.


Exhibition unveiled at museum to commemorate police constable Edith Smith

Exhibition unveiled at museum to commemorate police constable Edith Smith

Exhibition unveiled at museum to commemorate police constable Edith Smith

24 September 2021

Exhibits in memory of first UK female police office with full power of arrest has gone on display.


Village marked Heritage Open Day with Scarecrow trail

Village marked Heritage Open Day with Scarecrow trail

Village marked Heritage Open Day with Scarecrow trail

19 September 2021

Sedgebrook marked Heritage Open Days with a Scarecrow Trail on the theme of People from the Past.


Grantham's past was brought back to life during Heritage Weekend

Grantham's past was brought back to life during Heritage Weekend

Grantham's past was brought back to life during Heritage Weekend

13 September 2021

Hundreds of people visited historic buildings and venues around Grantham over the weekend during the popular annual Heritage Open Days festival.


Rare opportunity to go inside Bellmount Tower over heritage weekend

Rare opportunity to go inside Bellmount Tower over heritage weekend

Rare opportunity to go inside Bellmount Tower over heritage weekend

09 September 2021

Public can go inside and up Bellmount Tower as part of the national Heritage Open Days scheme.


More historic locations reveal plans for visitors over heritage weekend

More historic locations reveal plans for visitors over heritage weekend

More historic locations reveal plans for visitors over heritage weekend

07 September 2021

More historic locations will open to the public this weekend.


Visit historic locations in Grantham for free over heritage weekend

Visit historic locations in Grantham for free over heritage weekend

Visit historic locations in Grantham for free over heritage weekend

06 September 2021

Historic locations across Grantham will be open to the public as part of the national Heritage Open Days scheme.


Belton House to open for free as part of heritage weekend

Belton House to open for free as part of heritage weekend

Belton House to open for free as part of heritage weekend

06 September 2021

Belton House will open for free to everyone for two days this week.


Colleagues clean up civilian war memorial at cemetery

Colleagues clean up civilian war memorial at cemetery

Colleagues clean up civilian war memorial at cemetery

03 September 2021

A group of volunteers have spent the day cleaning the town’s memorial to the civilian war dead after it had fallen into disrepair.


Care home residents forge inseparable bond over wartime memories

Care home residents forge inseparable bond over wartime memories

Care home residents forge inseparable bond over wartime memories

22 August 2021

Pair have been reminiscing over their wartime memories.


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