l A new £500,00 sports hall was set to be built with lottery money at Central Technology College in Grantham.
l Linda Neal became the first female leader of the district council after Phil Taylor was ousted by colleagues.
l Traffic on the A1 was brought to a standstill to allow two fund-raisers aiming to help Grantham Hospital to get safely across. The two women aimed to raise £9,000 with their trek by horse.
l Grantham Town were promoted after finishing second in the Dr Martens League Eastern Division.