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Gingerbreads were still on London Road in the 1980s

Gingerbreads were still on London Road in the 1980s

Gingerbreads were still on London Road in the 1980s

Supermarket now stands where Gingerbreads' former ground stood.


MEMORY LANE: Lorries crashed in ’50s, whilst new cars raced in the ’60s

MEMORY LANE: Lorries crashed in ’50s, whilst new cars raced in the ’60s

MEMORY LANE: Lorries crashed in ’50s, whilst new cars raced in the ’60s

The Grantham Journal’s photographer captured this scene (above) of the aftermath of a collision between a Co-op coal lorry and another truck from Peterborough, back in 1955.


MEMORY LANE: Grantham snowballer does not remember photograph

MEMORY LANE: Grantham snowballer does not remember photograph

MEMORY LANE: Grantham snowballer does not remember photograph

Grantham Journal reader Mick Coe dropped off this photograph of a snowy scene in the 1950s.


MEMORY LANE: Grantham punk band began in the 1980s

MEMORY LANE: Grantham punk band began in the 1980s

MEMORY LANE: Grantham punk band began in the 1980s

Grantham punk band English Dogs formed in the early 1980s and comprised, from left – drummer Andy ‘Pinch’ Pinching, Mark ‘Wattie’ Watson on bass, singer Pete ‘Wakey’ Wakefield and guitarist Jon ‘Minty’ Murray.


MEMORY LANE: Bottesford schoolgirls led both senior and junior netball leagues in the 1960s

MEMORY LANE: Bottesford schoolgirls led both senior and junior netball leagues in the 1960s

MEMORY LANE: Bottesford schoolgirls led both senior and junior netball leagues in the 1960s

Both junior and senior netball teams of Belvoir Secondary School in Bottesford enjoyed a season of considerable success and, in fact, respectively headed the Kesteven Senior and Junior Netball Leagues in 1964.


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