l The King’s School bought the old petrol station next door with plans to expand.
l Uniformed street wardens began patrolling the streets of the Earlesfield in a bid to cut petty crime. Within hours they had reported an abandoned car at Spitalgate School and removed hypodermic needles.
l Darryl Patchett was king of the pins after recording a perfect game. Darryl, 20, of Marston, recorded 12 strikes in a row.
l Grantham Town keeper Mario Ziccardi saved two penalties as the club progressed in the FA Cup, beating Solihull Borough.