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Then & Now: The school which is now a bank

Then & Now: The school which is now a bank

Then & Now: The school which is now a bank

A bank in St Peter's Hill used to be a school run by a postmaster's daughter.


Picture shows demolition at railway station in 1985

Picture shows demolition at railway station in 1985

Picture shows demolition at railway station in 1985

A picture submitted by a Journal reader shows demolition work at the railway station from the 1980s.


This is how your family photo can hang in the National Portrait Gallery

This is how your family photo can hang in the National Portrait Gallery

This is how your family photo can hang in the National Portrait Gallery

Images of monarchs and world leaders are hung at the National Portrait Gallery but now curators want people's family snaps to take centre stage too.


Do you remember these playground crazes from the 1980s and 1990s?

Do you remember these playground crazes from the 1980s and 1990s?

Do you remember these playground crazes from the 1980s and 1990s?

Before smart phones, the playground was a simpler place – we take a look back at the fads which drained pocket money during the 80s and 90s.


Appeal for knitted poppies to decorate Friendly Bench for Remembrance Day

Appeal for knitted poppies to decorate Friendly Bench for Remembrance Day

Appeal for knitted poppies to decorate Friendly Bench for Remembrance Day

The Friendly Bench Bottesford community group are inviting the community to knit, crochet or sew a poppy to cover the Friendly Bench.


Could your old paper car tax disc earn you a fortune?

Could your old paper car tax disc earn you a fortune?

Could your old paper car tax disc earn you a fortune?

The value of old paper car tax discs is now at an all time high, say collectors, with some fetching more than £1,000.


Engineering film is premiered at theatre

Engineering film is premiered at theatre

Engineering film is premiered at theatre

A theatre company worked with engineers and Grantham College students to create film.


Village shown medieval art of spinning over heritage weekend

Village shown medieval art of spinning over heritage weekend

Village shown medieval art of spinning over heritage weekend

Residents were shown the medieval art of spinning as they took a step back in time at the weekend.


Cemetery walk pays tribute to tales of the past

Cemetery walk pays tribute to tales of the past

Cemetery walk pays tribute to tales of the past

More than 90 people joined tours of cemetery to hear stories that have remained long forgotten.


Exhibition unveiled at museum to commemorate police constable Edith Smith

Exhibition unveiled at museum to commemorate police constable Edith Smith

Exhibition unveiled at museum to commemorate police constable Edith Smith

Exhibits in memory of first UK female police office with full power of arrest has gone on display.


Village marked Heritage Open Day with Scarecrow trail

Village marked Heritage Open Day with Scarecrow trail

Village marked Heritage Open Day with Scarecrow trail

Sedgebrook marked Heritage Open Days with a Scarecrow Trail on the theme of People from the Past.


Grantham's past was brought back to life during Heritage Weekend

Grantham's past was brought back to life during Heritage Weekend

Grantham's past was brought back to life during Heritage Weekend

Hundreds of people visited historic buildings and venues around Grantham over the weekend during the popular annual Heritage Open Days festival.


Rare opportunity to go inside Bellmount Tower over heritage weekend

Rare opportunity to go inside Bellmount Tower over heritage weekend

Rare opportunity to go inside Bellmount Tower over heritage weekend

Public can go inside and up Bellmount Tower as part of the national Heritage Open Days scheme.


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

More historic locations will open to the public this weekend.


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