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MEMORY LANE: 1970s England match affected Grantham Cub Scouts fayre attendance

MEMORY LANE: 1970s England match affected Grantham Cub Scouts fayre attendance

MEMORY LANE: 1970s England match affected Grantham Cub Scouts fayre attendance

07 March 2015

A date clash with the 1973 European Nations Cup match between England and West Germany caused the 8th Grantham (Harrowby) Scouts fayre at St Wulfram’s school to suffer from a poor attendance.


MEMORY LANE: Grantham boxers contested ABA titles

MEMORY LANE: Grantham boxers contested ABA titles

MEMORY LANE: Grantham boxers contested ABA titles

03 March 2015

Three BMARC (Grantham) boxers contested Notts and Lincs regional ABA schoolboy title bouts at Ollerton in February, 1980.


MEMORY LANE: 1980s St Hugh’s musical was no way a ‘Calamity’

MEMORY LANE: 1980s St Hugh’s musical was no way a ‘Calamity’

MEMORY LANE: 1980s St Hugh’s musical was no way a ‘Calamity’

22 February 2015

St Hugh’s School put on a highly successful version of the musical Calamity Jane in February of 1981.


Grantham TV talent competition-winning band The Six were heading for London in the 1980s

Grantham TV talent competition-winning band The Six were heading for London in the 1980s

Grantham TV talent competition-winning band The Six were heading for London in the 1980s

15 February 2015

Popular Grantham band The Six were set to make their debut appearance at Dingwalls, in Camden, London, in September 1985.


MEMORY LANE: WWI Grantham features in new Lincs postcard book

MEMORY LANE: WWI Grantham features in new Lincs postcard book

MEMORY LANE: WWI Grantham features in new Lincs postcard book

07 February 2015

Local historians with an interest in WWI might like to know there is a new book entitled Lincolnshire at War 1914-18 On Old Picture Postcards (£4.95 from bookshops).


MEMORY LANE: Historian Stans remembers heyday of Grantham’s Old Barracks

MEMORY LANE: Historian Stans remembers heyday of Grantham’s Old Barracks

MEMORY LANE: Historian Stans remembers heyday of Grantham’s Old Barracks

25 January 2015

Grantham historian Stan Matthews has written another fascinating book – this time detailing ‘A History of The Old Barracks’.


MEMORY LANE: ’90s Colsterworth youngsters raised £400 from bike ride

MEMORY LANE: ’90s Colsterworth youngsters raised £400 from bike ride

MEMORY LANE: ’90s Colsterworth youngsters raised £400 from bike ride

11 January 2015

A Colsterworth Youth Centre bike ride raised £400 for the ambucopter and two riders – Jo Peasgood and Jonathan Hudson – repeated it the next day, back in September 1994.


MEMORY LANE: Grantham fans travelled to Wales to see last gasp win in the 1970s

MEMORY LANE: Grantham fans travelled to Wales to see last gasp win in the 1970s

MEMORY LANE: Grantham fans travelled to Wales to see last gasp win in the 1970s

08 January 2015

A group of keen Grantham FC supporters were pictured in the Journal in jubilant mood prior to the team’s 1-0 victory at Barry Town, Wales, in April 1973.


MEMORY LANE: Grantham under-14s won Lincs Trophy

MEMORY LANE: Grantham under-14s won Lincs Trophy

MEMORY LANE: Grantham under-14s won Lincs Trophy

04 January 2015

Grantham under-14s won the Lincolnshire Trophy in December 1981, with the silverware provided by Pumfrey’s.


MEMORY LANE: Grantham school students were ball-boys at England match

MEMORY LANE: Grantham school students were ball-boys at England match

MEMORY LANE: Grantham school students were ball-boys at England match

03 January 2015

Four lads from Grantham schools were picked by their sports masters to be ball-boys for the England versus Hungary match at Wembley in July 1981.


MEMORY LANE: Grantham ladies played football match with Harrowby United in drag

MEMORY LANE: Grantham ladies played football match with Harrowby United in drag

MEMORY LANE: Grantham ladies played football match with Harrowby United in drag

25 December 2014

Grantham’s outgoing mayor in 1982, Paddy Perry, was pictured putting the boot in to kick off a charity football match that raised more than £600 for children’s homes in the town.


MEMORY LANE: 1980s Queen’s Guide presentation

MEMORY LANE: 1980s Queen’s Guide presentation

MEMORY LANE: 1980s Queen’s Guide presentation

20 December 2014

Three girls received the Queen’s award at a 1st Long Bennington ceremony at Foston Village Hall in April 1981.


MEMORY LANE: Three nights of ‘Variety’ at Fulbeck

MEMORY LANE: Three nights of ‘Variety’ at Fulbeck

MEMORY LANE: Three nights of ‘Variety’ at Fulbeck

13 December 2014

Fulbeck Entertainers’ annual production in March 1987 was entitled “Variety 1987”.


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