l Plans to use Fulbeck as a home for radioactive waste were finally abandoned. The news was announced with a statement in the House of Commons.
l Pvt John Preston of the Prince William of Gloucester barracks in Grantham was crowned the best young chef in the British Army.
l Gonerby enjoyed a trophy-filled season, lifting the Memorial Cup, Charity Cup and Senior Knockout. However, they lost in the final of the Ruskington Cup by a single goal.
l King’s School pupil Adrian Morley earned a golf scholarship at Chicago’s Northwestern University.