50 Years Ago in Grantham

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The recently opened new bypass was proving popular with people in Grantham. The Journal reported: “Today, Grantham feels it has at last rid itself of its traffic nightmare.”

A new school was proposed off Manthorpe Road. It would be built on the King’s School playing fields and be the town’s fourth secondary modern.

A Canadian film crew were in town filming a documentary about Sir Isaac Newton.