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MEMORY LANE: Hedley played for Grantham team St Anne’s, amongst others . . .

Keen sportsman and Journal Memory Lane reader Hedley Davies emailed in a selection of his old sporting photographs – ranging from his school days in athletics during the 1970s, through various football line-ups over the years, plus cricket with Grantham CC.

King's School pupils.

MEMORY LANE: Grantham King’s School pupils posed for photo in the early Sixties

Memory Lane reader Glyn Jones popped into the Journal office last week to drop off a couple of old photographs from his youth.

Mystery photo?

MEMORY LANE: Was photograph snapped in Grantham?

Avid Journal reader David Holmes brought in this old photograph which was found while he was working for MODA Construction, of Bolton, on a shop renovation at 21 High Street, Grantham.

Bransby Horses

WHAT’S ON: Enjoy a free family day out with Bransby rescue horses

Equine lovers could do worse than spending a free family day out at the award-winning Bransby Horses rescue and welfare centre at Bransby, near Lincoln.

Midwives, parents and centre staff attended the launch of the new maternity hub.

New Grantham maternity hub provides parents with all services ‘under one roof’

Parents will now be able to benefit from multiple services under one roof following the launch of a new maternity hub.

Empire Garage

MEMORY LANE: Former gym and garage finally bought by Grantham grammar school

The Empire Garage was built on Brook Street, Grantham, by Lou Musson in 1952.

The firework finale promises to be bigger and better than ever this year.

Ho ho ho-pe to see you at Grantham’s festive event!

Christmas is coming to Grantham on Sunday, when St Peter’s Hill will be transformed for Christmas on the Green and Market.

Stoke Rochford Hall

Victorian Christmas market back at Stoke Rochford Hall

Stoke Rochford Hall’s popular Victorian Christmas Fayre returns this weekend, with attractions including a Charles Dickens storyteller, horse and carriage rides and an ice rink.

Justin Robinson

WHAT’S ON: Isaac Newton comes home to Grantham area

Justin Robinson, a historian at The London Mint Office will be demonstrating his expertise on the subject of Sir Isaac Newton at Woolsthorpe Manor, near Grantham, next Saturday (November 11).

Manners Arms

MEMORY LANE: Grantham pub survived the war but not the march of progress

The Manners Arms public house was situated on the corner of London Road and Springfield Road in Grantham.

Roberts shop

MEMORY LANE: PM’s family home went on to become high-class Grantham eatery

Margaret Thatcher’s family home and her father Alf ‘Alderman’ Roberts’ corner shop business is pictured in the 1980s during its refurbishment to an upmarket eatery which became The Premier Restaurant.

Keith W. Bennett

WHAT’S ON: Local author to give King John talk at Grantham Museum

Creating ‘King John, Death and Deception’ – the author’s journey, is the title of the latest talk at Grantham Museum, which takes place next Saturday (November 4).

Grantham College and Harlaxton College students prepare for Halloween weekend at Wyndham Park, Grantham.

‘Spooktacular’ is coming to Grantham park

A ‘Spooktacular’ awaits fearless families at Grantham’s Wyndham Park this Halloween weekend.

Lord Harrowby

MEMORY LANE: Bull up at Grantham’s Lord Harrowby public house

This old Journal photo is thought to date from the late 1980s and shows the Lord Harrowby men’s darts team, with pub landlord Brian Pimlott (centre, back).

Nag's Head

MEMORY LANE: Grantham pub site is now a restaurant

Many Journal readers might remember the Nag’s Head which was situated on the corner of Wharf Road and London Road in Grantham, but none will remember this original incarnation of that public house, snapped in 1883 prior to its demolition.


MEMORY LANE: Workforce was strong at London Road factory in 1960s Grantham

Journal Memory Lane reader Mike Bellamy dropped off this old photograph from his working days in around 1965.

Grantham Journal letters: Disappointed by garden centre trip

Grantham Journal letters: Disappointed by garden centre trip

I am dismayed by my recent visit to Downtown

An information event about adoption will be held at Belton Woods Hotel on Thursday, October 19, 2017.

Grantham event will give advice on adoption

An event is being held this week to give advice to people thinking about adoption.

The Atomic Four

MEMORY LANE: Grantham rock ’n’ roll pioneers are fondly remembered

Regular Memory Lane contributor Stan Matthews sent in these photographs on hearing of the recent passing of two of Grantham’s rock ’n’ roll pioneers –Michael ‘Pedlar’ Palmer and Johnny Murphy (aka Rumfitt), best known as his alter-ego Ricky Elvin.

Easton Walled Gardens

WHAT’S ON: Roll a pumpkin at Easton Walled Gardens

Easton Walled Gardens’ Original Pumpkin Rolling Event is back at during half term week, running from October 18 till 29 on its usual opening days (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday).

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