100 Years Ago

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lWork on cleansing the River Witham was impeded by floods. Storms on Saturday and Sunday caused the river to rise to an “abnormal extent” but another deluge on Monday caused the banks to overflow. Living rooms in Witham Place were flooded with a foot of water.

lLabourer John Lee of Commercial Road vowed not to repeat his conduct after appearing in court charged with using obscene language.

lGrantham FC held a collection for Grantham Hospital - but only 14s was raised due to the poor weather.