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Care home residents forge inseparable bond over wartime memories

Care home residents forge inseparable bond over wartime memories

Care home residents forge inseparable bond over wartime memories

Pair have been reminiscing over their wartime memories.


Public invited on guided tour of historic graves at cemetery

Public invited on guided tour of historic graves at cemetery

Public invited on guided tour of historic graves at cemetery

The public are invited to join a guided tour through Grantham Cemetery next month.


Harrow Street houses sold at town hall

Harrow Street houses sold at town hall

Harrow Street houses sold at town hall

Ruth Crooks, of Grantham Civic Society, discussed Harrow Street in Grantham.


Subscriptions were paid at Guildhall

Subscriptions were paid at Guildhall

Subscriptions were paid at Guildhall

Ruth Crooks, of Grantham Civic Society, looks at the Guildhall in Grantham.


‘Incorrigible rogue’ who lived next door to his wife was presumed dead

‘Incorrigible rogue’ who lived next door to his wife was presumed dead

‘Incorrigible rogue’ who lived next door to his wife was presumed dead

Ruth Crook, of Grantham Civic Society, looks back at Greenwood's Row.


Double dose of Corrie celebrity

Double dose of Corrie celebrity

Double dose of Corrie celebrity

In our walk down Memory Lane this week, we revisit two celebrity visits to the town.


How much would it cost to go to Hogwarts in real life?

How much would it cost to go to Hogwarts in real life?

How much would it cost to go to Hogwarts in real life?

Ahead of tonight's Harry Potter Book Night, and with London's new magical exhibition weeks away, we dive into J.K. Rowling's wizarding world.


First £50 note featuring face of Alan Turing issued

First £50 note featuring face of Alan Turing issued

First £50 note featuring face of Alan Turing issued

The first £50 note showing the face of early computing pioneer Alan Turing has been issued on what would have been his birthday.


Has Covid killed off birthday cake candles?

Has Covid killed off birthday cake candles?

Has Covid killed off birthday cake candles?

With parents worried about spreading Covid at parties, and a no-blow candle in production, has the pandemic ended the tradition of candles on cakes?


7 street games kids used to play

7 street games kids used to play

7 street games kids used to play

As the NSPCC says outdoor play could help bolster mental health after the pandemic, we look at street games kids often played in the 80s and 90s.


Cod wars as rival chippy was to open right next door

Cod wars as rival chippy was to open right next door

Cod wars as rival chippy was to open right next door

Memory Lane: Do you remember when a new fish and chip shop opened next door to The Windsor?


Hollywood stars Laurel and Hardy had crowd in stitches

Hollywood stars Laurel and Hardy had crowd in stitches

Hollywood stars Laurel and Hardy had crowd in stitches

Memory Lane: Nobody minded when the antics of a pair of Hollywood stars interrupted proceedings.


Water tank ready in case of bombing

Water tank ready in case of bombing

Water tank ready in case of bombing

Then & Now, by Ruth Crook of Grantham Civic Society


Farmer’s son helped firefighters with blazing barn

Farmer’s son helped firefighters with blazing barn

Farmer’s son helped firefighters with blazing barn

Fire at Waltham caused damage totalling around £8,000 back in 1970.


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