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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.


Public invited on guided tour of historic graves at cemetery

Public invited on guided tour of historic graves at cemetery

Public invited on guided tour of historic graves at cemetery

20 August 2021

The public are invited to join a guided tour through Grantham Cemetery next month.


Harrow Street houses sold at town hall

Harrow Street houses sold at town hall

Harrow Street houses sold at town hall

07 August 2021

Ruth Crooks, of Grantham Civic Society, discussed Harrow Street in Grantham.


Subscriptions were paid at Guildhall

Subscriptions were paid at Guildhall

Subscriptions were paid at Guildhall

17 July 2021

Ruth Crooks, of Grantham Civic Society, looks at the Guildhall in Grantham.


‘Incorrigible rogue’ who lived next door to his wife was presumed dead

‘Incorrigible rogue’ who lived next door to his wife was presumed dead

‘Incorrigible rogue’ who lived next door to his wife was presumed dead

10 July 2021

Ruth Crook, of Grantham Civic Society, looks back at Greenwood's Row.


Double dose of Corrie celebrity

Double dose of Corrie celebrity

Double dose of Corrie celebrity

06 July 2021

In our walk down Memory Lane this week, we revisit two celebrity visits to the town.


How much would it cost to go to Hogwarts in real life?

How much would it cost to go to Hogwarts in real life?

How much would it cost to go to Hogwarts in real life?

24 June 2021

Ahead of tonight's Harry Potter Book Night, and with London's new magical exhibition weeks away, we dive into J.K. Rowling's wizarding world.


First £50 note featuring face of Alan Turing issued

First £50 note featuring face of Alan Turing issued

First £50 note featuring face of Alan Turing issued

23 June 2021

The first £50 note showing the face of early computing pioneer Alan Turing has been issued on what would have been his birthday.


Has Covid killed off birthday cake candles?

Has Covid killed off birthday cake candles?

Has Covid killed off birthday cake candles?

22 June 2021

With parents worried about spreading Covid at parties, and a no-blow candle in production, has the pandemic ended the tradition of candles on cakes?


7 street games kids used to play

7 street games kids used to play

7 street games kids used to play

05 June 2021

As the NSPCC says outdoor play could help bolster mental health after the pandemic, we look at street games kids often played in the 80s and 90s.


Cod wars as rival chippy was to open right next door

Cod wars as rival chippy was to open right next door

Cod wars as rival chippy was to open right next door

05 April 2021

Memory Lane: Do you remember when a new fish and chip shop opened next door to The Windsor?


Hollywood stars Laurel and Hardy had crowd in stitches

Hollywood stars Laurel and Hardy had crowd in stitches

Hollywood stars Laurel and Hardy had crowd in stitches

19 March 2021

Memory Lane: Nobody minded when the antics of a pair of Hollywood stars interrupted proceedings.


Water tank ready in case of bombing

Water tank ready in case of bombing

Water tank ready in case of bombing

16 November 2020

Then & Now, by Ruth Crook of Grantham Civic Society


Farmer’s son helped firefighters with blazing barn

Farmer’s son helped firefighters with blazing barn

Farmer’s son helped firefighters with blazing barn

25 August 2020

Fire at Waltham caused damage totalling around £8,000 back in 1970.


Expeditioners had nothing but praise for Vacu-Lug tyres

Expeditioners had nothing but praise for Vacu-Lug tyres

Expeditioners had nothing but praise for Vacu-Lug tyres

18 August 2020

Vacu-Lug remoulds survived rigours of 13,000 miles journey with aplomb.


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.


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