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St Peter’s Hill was a holiday hive of activity in the 1930s

St Peter’s Hill was a holiday hive of activity in the 1930s

St Peter’s Hill was a holiday hive of activity in the 1930s

31 May 2019

Luggage-laden vehicles were taking people away on vacation...


Grantham FC won the first Midland League Cup title

Grantham FC won the first Midland League Cup title

Grantham FC won the first Midland League Cup title

23 May 2019

Team sealed victory in the first leg of the competition final.


Is Grantham 'time traveller' phoning home?

Is Grantham 'time traveller' phoning home?

Is Grantham 'time traveller' phoning home?

16 May 2019

Conspiracy theories are all the rage on the internet – UFOs, aliens, flat Earth, Paul is Dead, and now high-tech time travellers . . .

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Locos ground to a halt as local quarries closed in 1970s St Valentine's Day massacre

Locos ground to a halt as local quarries closed in 1970s St Valentine's Day massacre

Locos ground to a halt as local quarries closed in 1970s St Valentine's Day massacre

07 May 2019

But ironstone quarry locomotives live on in retirement at Rutland museum...

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Vikings were causing a Storm in the early 1960s

Vikings were causing a Storm in the early 1960s

Vikings were causing a Storm in the early 1960s

02 May 2019

Sixties town band line-up had various changes throughout its four year life.


A meetings and social events venue

A meetings and social events venue

A meetings and social events venue

21 April 2019

Looking back...


Town hospital’s training school opened 50 years ago

Town hospital’s training school opened 50 years ago

Town hospital’s training school opened 50 years ago

11 April 2019

School cost £30,000 and was situated across the road from the hospital . . .


Who let the dogs out?

Who let the dogs out?

Who let the dogs out?

08 April 2019

All the fun of the fair was wiped out for Toby by terrifying dog attack


King of Skiffle was in town in the 1980s

King of Skiffle was in town in the 1980s

King of Skiffle was in town in the 1980s

01 April 2019

Lonnie Donegan's visit was one of many highlights for Irene Cresswell in her time working at the Granada . . .


St Wulfram’s under-13s triumphed in schools cup

St Wulfram’s under-13s triumphed in schools cup

St Wulfram’s under-13s triumphed in schools cup

25 March 2019

Were you in this cup-winning school team from the mid-1980s?


Seventies Ropsley FC side were virtually invincible

Seventies Ropsley FC side were virtually invincible

Seventies Ropsley FC side were virtually invincible

18 February 2019

Ropsley FC's glory days are remembered in photo from 1971.


Pre-race chat for Harriers

Pre-race chat for Harriers

Pre-race chat for Harriers

01 February 2019

Club runners took part in 1969 Lincs XC Championships.


St Anne’s FC finished third in the league in 1976

St Anne’s FC finished third in the league in 1976

St Anne’s FC finished third in the league in 1976

25 January 2019

Third place finishers St Anne's – little did they know they would be league champions the following season.


Ropsley played in Premier

Ropsley played in Premier

Ropsley played in Premier

17 January 2019

Back in the late 1960s, the Grantham Journal sports pages had a 'Photospot' feature, with a local team each week . . .


Fosters football team played in the Premier Division

Fosters football team played in the Premier Division

Fosters football team played in the Premier Division

26 November 2018

Soccer team was a works side from town.


Grantham's fitting tribute to the fallen

Grantham's fitting tribute to the fallen

Grantham's fitting tribute to the fallen

09 November 2018

Events taking place around South Kesteven


Boys’ football team played in English Schools Shield

Boys’ football team played in English Schools Shield

Boys’ football team played in English Schools Shield

08 November 2018

Boy footballers were from local schools.


Grantham's fitting tribute to fallen heroes

Grantham's fitting tribute to fallen heroes

Grantham's fitting tribute to fallen heroes

06 November 2018

Events taking place across South Kesteven


‘Prince’ was rescued from a 15ft reservoir sump

‘Prince’ was rescued from a 15ft reservoir sump

‘Prince’ was rescued from a 15ft reservoir sump

18 October 2018

Rescuers took two hours to retrieve horse from reservoir sump.


High praise indeed for Grantham’s WWII A.R.P. services

High praise indeed for Grantham’s WWII A.R.P. services

High praise indeed for Grantham’s WWII A.R.P. services

10 September 2018

Grantham's A.R.P. services were the best 'in the Kindom' during WWII


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