50 Years Ago

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lAfrican and West Indian students were being refused rooms in town.The Journal asked: “Does a colour bar exist in Grantham?”

l “At this very moment, while you and I are sat in this lovely old church, it only requires some misguided individualist to destroy the world,” said The Ven A. C. Smith during a service at St Wulfram’s.

lEx-England captain A. P. F. Chapman was remembered. Chapman played a charity game in Grantham hitting 76 runs.