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Grantham High Street supermarket had shut its doors for last time

Grantham High Street supermarket had shut its doors for last time

Grantham High Street supermarket had shut its doors for last time

05 August 2020

The town's main thoroughfare had a different look back in the late 1970s and early 1980s.


Former Journal editor was a tobacconist

Former Journal editor was a tobacconist

Former Journal editor was a tobacconist

25 May 2020

Then & Now, with Grantham Civic Society's Ruth Crook


St Mary's youngsters made up 'Class of the Week'

St Mary's youngsters made up 'Class of the Week'

St Mary's youngsters made up 'Class of the Week'

13 April 2020

Meet a Journal 'Class of the Week' from January 1996.


Crucifixion of Jesus played out in Grantham 30 years ago

Crucifixion of Jesus played out in Grantham 30 years ago

Crucifixion of Jesus played out in Grantham 30 years ago

10 April 2020

Memory Lane: We look back to Good Friday 30 years ago when "Grantham became like Jerusalem".


Memory Lane: Lady Sarah McCorquodale visits Grantham Home-Start

Memory Lane: Lady Sarah McCorquodale visits Grantham Home-Start

Memory Lane: Lady Sarah McCorquodale visits Grantham Home-Start

03 April 2020

Lady Sarah McCorquodale visited Home-Start Grantham 10 years ago this week.


Smiles as lifesaving club members go for – and get –gold

Smiles as lifesaving club members go for – and get –gold

Smiles as lifesaving club members go for – and get –gold

02 April 2020

A walk down Memory Lane...do you recognise any faces?


1920s Belton when 'everything was fine'

1920s Belton when 'everything was fine'

1920s Belton when 'everything was fine'

18 March 2020

This week's Memory Lane takes in Belton House in the 1920s, a 1970s road race in town, and the demise of steam locomotion in the late 1960s.


Shot of Grantham Guildhall was snapped before the war

Shot of Grantham Guildhall was snapped before the war

Shot of Grantham Guildhall was snapped before the war

10 March 2020

This week's wander down Memory Lane includes a look back to St Peter's Hill before the war.


Father’s photos depict the halcyon days of Rustons

Father’s photos depict the halcyon days of Rustons

Father’s photos depict the halcyon days of Rustons

03 March 2020

Trio of photographs show the halcyon days of Ruston and Hornsby of Grantham, plus the town fire brigade's first steam fire tender.


Old photos remember town printers, RAF Cranwell, and Rustons . . .

Old photos remember town printers, RAF Cranwell, and Rustons . . .

Old photos remember town printers, RAF Cranwell, and Rustons . . .

18 February 2020

Memory Lane reader Barrie Cox has been hunting through his photo archives to bring us some more blasts from the past.


Mayor planted Coronation tree gifted by school pupils

Mayor planted Coronation tree gifted by school pupils

Mayor planted Coronation tree gifted by school pupils

12 February 2020

Mayor of Grantham planted tree in town park named after Earl.


Take a trip down the Journal's Memory Lane

Take a trip down the Journal's Memory Lane

Take a trip down the Journal's Memory Lane

04 February 2020

This week we look back at stories that include Mount Everest and a link to Australia.


Town’s Boots stores had many locations over the years

Town’s Boots stores had many locations over the years

Town’s Boots stores had many locations over the years

28 January 2020

This week's Memory Lane reflects on some of the old shop premises occupied by Boots.


Maurice’s cycle tour memory is of a big crash

Maurice’s cycle tour memory is of a big crash

Maurice’s cycle tour memory is of a big crash

21 January 2020

Memory Lane this week is all bikes crashing, cars colliding and buildings destroyed


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.


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