Coming up in tomorrow’s Grantham Journal: Friday 18th November

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Here’s just a selection of some of the gems in tomorrow’s Grantham Journal.

This list is by no means exhaustive - there’s so much, we couldn’t begin to squeeze it all into a trailer.

So for all that’s happening in and around Grantham - from news, views, sport and reviews to jobs, motors, property and more...’s all in your Journal.


- Poignant photos from Sunday’s Remembrance parades and memorial gatherings - Lest We Forget

- Do you know who Lance Cpl Walter Parker VC is? Do you know what this Granthamian did in WW1? You should, and so should your children!

- Free £25 specs for every reader - collect your token this week! £25 giveaways don’t come around very often - thanks Specsavers!

- Fancy winning a luxurious pamper day with lunch thrown in at Ragdale Hall - worth almost £200? Of course you do!

- High octane stuff from Grantham’s A1 Racing Club - who knew those little cars could travel so fast?

- IN COURT: Read about the moment a deranged fire-starter sprayed fuel all over a Grantham petrol station - and set it alight!

- Two crews attend fire at Oxford Street in Grantham

- IN COURT: Magistrate: “We can’t have you running around in the Marines with a loaded rifle if you can’t control your drinking”

- Inspire Plus - find out how Grantham youngsters are set to benefit from pioneering charity work - complete with great photos, of course!

- IN COURT: Man’s lighter fluid sniffing addiction led him on a Poundland pilfering trip

- One or two of you out there are NOT happy with SKDC’s new bin collection schedule - and you HAVE YOUR SAY! this week!

- IN COURT: Grantham ‘man about town’ caught trying to enter a club with bags full of powerful horse tranquiliser!

- Grantham Mayor fires back at last week’s critics!

- YOU’VE bought the Hills and Hollows - find out how and why tomorrow - what do you think - let us know

- IN COURT: Judge lambasts benefits cheat with scathing comments before sending him down for four months

- One man’s plan to ‘resuscitate’ Grantham - do you agree with his Masterplan? Do you have any better ideas? Bound to cause a stir, this one!

- IN COURT: two more bungling heroin addicts caught in the act of burgling someone’s house

- Grantham’s most acerbic columnist accuses SOMEONE of ‘rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic’ - respond to his latest rant!

- IN COURT: Not-so-bright spark electrician loses his job and driving licence after getting behind the wheel whilst over the limit

- A full round-up of all the winners at the East Midlands Food Awards 2011 - hosted by Michelin-starred chef Jean-Christophe Novelli

- Bottesford’s double Isle of Man TT racing champion taken to his final resting place in a motorcycle sidecar - RIP Dave ‘Wellsy’ Wells

- RANTS AND RAVES - YOUR SAY SECTION: ‘Grantham would be better if we kicked out the knockers’

- RANTS AND RAVES - YOUR SAY SECTION: ‘Olympic Torch’s arrival is brilliant for Grantham - will the town be ready for it?’

- RANTS AND RAVES - YOUR SAY SECTION: ‘We’ll criticise those in power until they get their fingers out and show real progress’

- RANTS AND RAVES - YOUR SAY SECTION: ‘Some Grantham people just don’t deserve anything nice - like the new Market Place’

- RANTS AND RAVES - YOUR SAY SECTION: You name and shame those not willing to pay respects on Armistice Day!

- RANTS AND RAVES - YOUR SAY SECTION: ‘Exactly what sacrifices is MP Nick Boles making? Grantham people want to know!’

- RANTS AND RAVES - YOUR SAY SECTION: Labour Group Leader: ‘Tories’ Big Society is simply a Government washing its hands of responsibility’

- RETRO JOURNAL: Can you name strapping ‘provisions merchants’ and railwaymen in our historic photographs?

- RETRO JOURNAL: The Walton Girls of ‘66 show off their ‘pins’ in the fashion item of the day - the miniskirt!

- Castle Bytham industrial-scale cannabis farm - worth nearly £3m a year to crooks - latest: 11 men convicted last Friday! Full story tomorrow

- Grantham is Great - we reveal YOUR chosen finalists in our annual Community Awards - real people...doing great Grantham!

- Grantham is Great - amazing efforts for Children In Need - including a selfless 10-year-old girl willing to sacrifice her long hair!

- Like your movies? A bit of a Hollywood buff, are we? Fancy winning FREE cinema tickets, every week - for a YEAR, worth over £600? Hmmm...

- World organisation chooses Grantham to hold its conference - quite a compliment!

- Our search has begun for a local band to come up with the BEST Christmas #1 song in Grantham - as voted for by our readers / web audience!

- Planning inquiry into Manthorpe development comes to an end...

- Appeal is on for some kind-hearted souls to spare a few hours on Christmas Day to make some very lonely people VERY happy

- Prison for stalker whose harassment culminated in his slapping woman around the face

- Intimidation accusations, chairman resignation and more at Folkingham Parish Council meeting. Pick up tomorrow’s Journal...