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‘Father of the house’ and district councillor for 44 years Jeff Thompson will be missed

‘Father of the house’ and district councillor for 44 years Jeff Thompson will be missed

‘Father of the house’ and district councillor for 44 years Jeff Thompson will be missed

14 May 2015

This year’s SKDC elections saw a number of experienced councillors lose seats, including longest serving councillor Jeff Thompson.


Only UKIP candidate to win a seat on South Kesteven District Council represents Grantham’s Earlesfield ward

Only UKIP candidate to win a seat on South Kesteven District Council represents Grantham’s Earlesfield ward

Only UKIP candidate to win a seat on South Kesteven District Council represents Grantham’s Earlesfield ward

08 May 2015

The first and only UKIP candidate voted into South Kesteven District Council will represent a Grantham ward.


Conservatives Helen Goral and Dean Ward win the battle with UKIP candidates Mike and Jean Taylor

Conservatives Helen Goral and Dean Ward win the battle with UKIP candidates Mike and Jean Taylor

Conservatives Helen Goral and Dean Ward win the battle with UKIP candidates Mike and Jean Taylor

08 May 2015

Lond-standing district councillor – and former cabinet member – Mike Taylor has been unsuccessful in the district council elections, as has his wife, Jean.


Mayor of Grantham Ian Selby is re-elected in the Harrowby Ward

Mayor of Grantham Ian Selby is re-elected in the Harrowby Ward

Mayor of Grantham Ian Selby is re-elected in the Harrowby Ward

08 May 2015

The spotlight has been on some wards more than others in this local election for South Kesteven District Council.


Conservative Stephen Phillips wins Sleaford and North Hykeham seat in General Election

Conservative Stephen Phillips wins Sleaford and North Hykeham seat in General Election

Conservative Stephen Phillips wins Sleaford and North Hykeham seat in General Election

08 May 2015

Steven Phillips has retained the Sleaford and North Hykeham seat for the Conservatives.He took the seat ahead of Labour’s Dr Jason Pandya-Wood.


Boston and Skegness BNP candidate set to face professional conduct hearing over teaching allegations

Boston and Skegness BNP candidate set to face professional conduct hearing over teaching allegations

Boston and Skegness BNP candidate set to face professional conduct hearing over teaching allegations

24 April 2015

A Boston and Skegness election candidate is set to face a professional conduct hearing over his teaching next week.


Candidates after your votes to make up South Kesteven District Council

Candidates after your votes to make up South Kesteven District Council

Candidates after your votes to make up South Kesteven District Council

17 April 2015

May 7 is not only the date of the General Election, but also that of the election for South Kesteven District Council.


Grantham councillor fighting on after heart attack

Grantham councillor fighting on after heart attack

Grantham councillor fighting on after heart attack

17 April 2015

Former Deputy Mayor of Grantham Mike Cook is standing in the district elections next month while recovering from a heart attack.


‘Your vote will be important on election day’

‘Your vote will be important on election day’

‘Your vote will be important on election day’

15 April 2015

“The most important election we’ve seen for generations” and the Louth and Horncastle constituency will play a big part in the outcome .


New leader of the South Kesteven Conservative Group announced

New leader of the South Kesteven Conservative Group announced

New leader of the South Kesteven Conservative Group announced

14 April 2015

A unanimous vote has seen Councillor Bob Adams take over as leader of the South Kesteven Conservative Group.


EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Home Secretary Theresa May vows: We’ll get tough on immigrants

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Home Secretary Theresa May vows: We’ll get tough on immigrants

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Home Secretary Theresa May vows: We’ll get tough on immigrants

09 April 2015

Immigrant workers will face much tougher controls entering the UK as part of wide-ranging plans by a new Conservative government.


VIDEO: UKIP leader Nigel Farage speaks to voters

VIDEO: UKIP leader Nigel Farage speaks to voters

VIDEO: UKIP leader Nigel Farage speaks to voters

09 April 2015

The leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage spoke to an audience in its hundreds across two public meetings in Boston yesterday (Wednesday, April 8) evening.


VIDEO: Grant Shapps plays our political word association game

VIDEO: Grant Shapps plays our political word association game

VIDEO: Grant Shapps plays our political word association game

08 April 2015

Take one party chairman, put him in a newspaper office with a bunch of journalists and see what happens when you ask him to say one word on a range of politicians and topics.


Mayor of Grantham and deputy deselected by Labour members

Mayor of Grantham and deputy deselected by Labour members

Mayor of Grantham and deputy deselected by Labour members

12 March 2015

The Mayor of Grantham and his deputy will not be standing as Labour candidates for the Harrowby ward in Grantham in the district elections in May after being deselected at a meeting last night.


Councillor calls for big shake-up of Lincolnshire’s political system

Councillor calls for big shake-up of Lincolnshire’s political system

Councillor calls for big shake-up of Lincolnshire’s political system

11 March 2015

Lincolnshire’s political structure should be ripped up and a new unitarian authority introduced in a shake-up that would save millions of pounds.


Clashes among Grantham Labour councillors revealed in leaked report

Clashes among Grantham Labour councillors revealed in leaked report

Clashes among Grantham Labour councillors revealed in leaked report

08 March 2015

A leaked report into accusations of bullying and intimidation within the local Labour group has uncovered a “high degree of animosity and uncomradely behaviour” between members.


Developer Persimmon to pay compensation to residents of Grantham’s Hunters Gate

Developer Persimmon to pay compensation to residents of Grantham’s Hunters Gate

Developer Persimmon to pay compensation to residents of Grantham’s Hunters Gate

06 March 2015

There is finally a glimmer of hope for residents of a Grantham housing development who have been in a long battle with the housebuilder.


‘Let’s turn back the Harrowby tide’

‘Let’s turn back the Harrowby tide’

‘Let’s turn back the Harrowby tide’

13 February 2015

A bid to stop water leaking on to a road and causing a hazard for traffic and pedestrians could be in sight after more than 20 years.


Cables and CCTV all over Grantham for Larkfleet survey

Cables and CCTV all over Grantham for Larkfleet survey

Cables and CCTV all over Grantham for Larkfleet survey

13 February 2015

A traffic survey commissioned by developer Larkfleet comes to an end today (Friday). The survey involves numerous monitors and CCTV camers around the town.


Interested in becoming a district councillor for Grantham?

Interested in becoming a district councillor for Grantham?

Interested in becoming a district councillor for Grantham?

11 February 2015

Briefing sessions are being organised for anyone who is interested in standing as a district councillor in the May elections.


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