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How a local railway line helped land a blow on the Nazis

How a local railway line helped land a blow on the Nazis

How a local railway line helped land a blow on the Nazis

21 September 2021

The story of how a record-breaking steam engine struck a blow for Britain against the Nazis, here in south Lincolnshire, is told in a new book.


How to see this week's Perseid meteor shower

How to see this week's Perseid meteor shower

How to see this week's Perseid meteor shower

09 August 2021

It's been described as the best display of the year and here's how you can catch sight of the Perseid meteor shower this week:


Clouds part just enough for readers to take snaps of solar eclipse

Clouds part just enough for readers to take snaps of solar eclipse

Clouds part just enough for readers to take snaps of solar eclipse

10 June 2021

Some readers managed to get a glimpse of the partial solar eclipse this morning.


'College’s new technology facility opens soon'

'College’s new technology facility opens soon'

'College’s new technology facility opens soon'

06 June 2021

The vice-principal of Grantham College looks forward to the opening of the its technology hub.


Sir Isaac Newton's achievements should not be 'belittled' by links to slavery, says Grantham Civic Society

Sir Isaac Newton's achievements should not be 'belittled' by links to slavery, says Grantham Civic Society

Sir Isaac Newton's achievements should not be 'belittled' by links to slavery, says Grantham Civic Society

28 April 2021

Controversy over links Sir Isaac Newton may have had to slavery should not 'belittle' his achievements in science, says Grantham Civic Society.

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More than 150 Elon Musk Starlink Satellites will be passing over UK skies

More than 150 Elon Musk Starlink Satellites will be passing over UK skies

More than 150 Elon Musk Starlink Satellites will be passing over UK skies

02 March 2021

If you like to see the Starlink satellites travelling across the night sky you are in for a bonanza this evening.


How and when to see the Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn in December 2020 - the ‘Christmas Star’

How and when to see the Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn in December 2020 - the ‘Christmas Star’

How and when to see the Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn in December 2020 - the ‘Christmas Star’

14 December 2020

Plus a livestream view - and tips on photography a spectacle that hasn’t been seen for 800 years.


Popular festival Gravity Fields goes online this month after event cancelled

Popular festival Gravity Fields goes online this month after event cancelled

Popular festival Gravity Fields goes online this month after event cancelled

14 September 2020

The five-day festival was cancelled this year because of the pandemic and will return in 2022.


Shooting stars to light up the night sky with 150 meteors every hour

Shooting stars to light up the night sky with 150 meteors every hour

Shooting stars to light up the night sky with 150 meteors every hour

11 August 2020

A display of celestial fireworks is expected to peak before dawn on Thursday as the Earth passes through a cloud of cometary dust,


When and how to see Comet NEOWISE tonight and throughout July in the UK - plus observing tips

When and how to see Comet NEOWISE tonight and throughout July in the UK - plus observing tips

When and how to see Comet NEOWISE tonight and throughout July in the UK - plus observing tips

13 July 2020

Find out how to get the best views of this exciting and rare sight.


SpaceX Falcon 9 blasting off again this weekend - this is when to see it

SpaceX Falcon 9 blasting off again this weekend - this is when to see it

SpaceX Falcon 9 blasting off again this weekend - this is when to see it

29 May 2020

Due to dangerous weather conditions, SpaceX Falcon 9 has been rescheduled to blast off this weekend and may be visible over the UK.


This is when to see SpaceX Falcon 9 pass over the UK minutes after historic launch

This is when to see SpaceX Falcon 9 pass over the UK minutes after historic launch

This is when to see SpaceX Falcon 9 pass over the UK minutes after historic launch

27 May 2020

History will be made when SpaceX Falcon 9 is launched from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, this is how to watch.


Giant asteroid set to race past earth

Giant asteroid set to race past earth

Giant asteroid set to race past earth

27 April 2020

A two-mile-long asteroid classified by astronomers as "potentially hazardous" is set to become the largest to pass earth this year.


Meteor shower or Elon Musk's new project?

Meteor shower or Elon Musk's new project?

Meteor shower or Elon Musk's new project?

21 April 2020

There will be no shortage of strange lights in the sky over the next few days, from the Lyrid meteor shower to the new Space X project.


SpaceX satellites amaze UK stargazers with train of lights display

SpaceX satellites amaze UK stargazers with train of lights display

SpaceX satellites amaze UK stargazers with train of lights display

20 April 2020

The Starlink satellites are part of a growing network which will be used to beam internet down to earth.


This is when to see a pink supermoon over Grantham this week

This is when to see a pink supermoon over Grantham this week

This is when to see a pink supermoon over Grantham this week

06 April 2020

While the last supermoon was obscured by cloud, this week presents a fantastic opportunity to see one.


This is when to see massive comet visible in night sky

This is when to see massive comet visible in night sky

This is when to see massive comet visible in night sky

02 April 2020

A bright comet which is about half the size of the sun, will be visible in the night sky this month.


This is when to see the International Space Station every night this week over Grantham

This is when to see the International Space Station every night this week over Grantham

This is when to see the International Space Station every night this week over Grantham

31 March 2020

The ISS will be passing over this week and is expected to be very bright


Astronaut Tim Peake's visit to the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton is a big boost for Grantham

Astronaut Tim Peake's visit to the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton is a big boost for Grantham

Astronaut Tim Peake's visit to the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton is a big boost for Grantham

18 January 2020

Major Peake visited Woolsthorpe Manor to plant a ‘space sapling’ grown from one of a number of seeds which were launched into space.


British astronaut Tim Peake visits Woolsthorpe Manor to award 'space saplings' to competition winners

British astronaut Tim Peake visits Woolsthorpe Manor to award 'space saplings' to competition winners

British astronaut Tim Peake visits Woolsthorpe Manor to award 'space saplings' to competition winners

13 January 2020

The British astronaut presented the saplings after he visited the International Space Station in 2015 as part of the Principia mission.


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