100 Years Ago

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lGranthamians were pictured ice-skating along a stretch of the Grantham-Nottingham Canal.

l“January 27th should be marked as a great day in the annals of the Young Grantham Rugby Football Club,” reported the Journal after Grantham thrashed Stamford 24-0.

lUnder the headline “Trio of tramps,” the Journal told how three men were charged with begging. Supt Peach said: “None of them had done much work in their time: all had got nice soft hands.” The men were all sentenced to 14 days’ hard labour each.