A look back at what was happening in Grantham over the past 100 years.
10 Years Ago
* A Hungarian TV crew came to town to film a programme about life in the European Union.
* Grantham Museum was relaunched after a £100,000 revamp which included a community room with disabled access.
* Dysart Park pool re-opened after two months closed for maintenance . However, it closed again within days and vandals were blamed.
* Woolsthorpe’s openers Robinson and Wilson combined for 169 runs.
25 Years Ago
* Arms manufacturing company BMARC announced a new £7 million contract to make a cannon for the British Army’s new Warrior armoured combat vehicle.
* A councillor who spoke out against plans for a mental health facility which he said would house “mentally deranged ciminal lunatics” was told plans were shelved.
* Caythorpe wicket keeper Brian Costall hit 27no as Caythorpe retained the Thompson Cup.
50 Years Ago
* The number of unemployed in Grantham continued to fall month-on-month from 266 to 233.
* Grantham Borough Council was exploring building 500 new homes in Grantham in conjunction with London County Council.
* A train passing through Grantham made an emergency stop at Stoke Rochford when a passenger pulled the cord after losing his hat.
* Grantham FC supporters raised a record £3,830 during the season.
100 Years Ago
* Grantham and District Boy Scouts Association held its annual sports day at the London Road cricket ground . However, the event was marred by bad weather.
* A Colsterworth farmer was fined 10s for causing cruelty to a mare.
* The inmates of Grantham’s workhouse were taken for a rare day out, entertained at Honington Hall.
* The annual Show of Belvoir Puppies saw “fine specimens of young hounds” on display.