Could you become a Grantham canal ranger?

Grantham Canal Society is appealing to the public to dig out their wellies and become ‘rangers’ for the section of the canal that runs through Earlesfield.

Fly-tipping at Londonthorpe Wood which is owned by the Woodland Trust.

Grantham’s Woodland Trust pays thousands to clear up after fly-tippers ruin woodland beauty pot

A Grantham-based charity was faced with a bill of almost £3,000 last year after clearing up a local beaty spot.

The illegal waste site at Long Bennington which has been shut down.

Long Bennington waste site shut down by Environment Agency

A growing waste site near the A1 in Long Bennington has been shut down.

Otters are being blamed for eating fish.

Conservationists and anglers clash over otters’ return

Anglers have clashed with conservationists over the return of otters to waterways in the district.

The Leader of SKDC, Councillor Matthew Lee presents a cheque to NCS students at Wyndham Park Forest School earlier today.

Welcome boost for Wyndham Park Forest School

Wyndham Park’s Forest School has received a welcome financial boost from South Kesteven District Council (SKDC) to help maintain its new woodland learning environment.

Organiser  Tony Jackson hosted the duck race.

Grantham Canal Society hosts its seventh Discovery Day

Clog dancing, folk singing and a duck race were just some of the highlights at Grantham Canal Society’s (GCS) seventh annual Discovery Day.

Dredging on the Grantham Canal.

Grantham Canal dredged in bid to help rare wildlife

A dredging project aimed at improving water quality and encouraging rare aquatic plants to thrive on the Grantham Canal between Harby and Redmile is under way.

Big Clean: Priory Ruskin Academy

‘Big Clean’: Not too late to help clean up in Grantham

The ‘Big Clean’ is continuing to make an impression in communities across South Kesteven – and you can help.

World River Day clean-up volunteers at the Witham in Wyndham Park, Grantham.

Grantham river event visitors see new decking and wildlife area on the Witham

An event held in Wyndham Park on Sunday gave visitors the chance to see new 
facilities which allow people to get up close to river 

The Friendly Bench

Bottesford garden bench project given boost by £10,000 Lottery grant

A group in Bottesford is 
tackling social isolation and loneliness with the help of a £10,000 grant from the Big Lottery Fund.

Volunteer Jenny Crow with Coun Dr Peter Moseley in Irnham.

‘Big Clean’: Villagers out in force to do their bit

Volunteers have been out in force in recent days to help South Kesteven District Council’s ‘Big Clean’ teams raise the street standard across villages.

Big Clean: Couns Jacky Smith and Ray Wootten join volunteers.

‘Big Clean’: Over 100 tonnes of litter and weeds cleared in first month

The ‘Big Clean’ has cleared around 113 tonnes of litter and weeds from across South Kesteven’s streets in its first month of operations, says the district council.

Downtown is supporting the 'Big Clean'. Pictured, from left, are - Marcus Meadows, Coun Peter Moseley, Richard Broadhead and Steve Goulder.

Grantham’s Downtown team joins the ‘Big Clean’

Big name businesses are continuing to join South Kesteven District Council’s ‘Big Clean’ programme.

Rivercare volunteers

Shame river through Grantham is used ‘as dumping ground’

Eighteen Rivercare volunteers turned out on Saturday to clean up the River Witham.

Coun Adam Stokes, Coun Peter Moseley, Coun Jacky Smith, Ian Hutchison and Ricky Emerson.

‘Big Clean’ gets under way in Grantham

The ‘Big Clean’ launched on Wednesday in a bid to bring Grantham’s streets up to a higher standard of cleanliness.

Some of the Journal team. Pictured, from left, are - chief reporter Graham Newton, reporter Tracey Davies, media sales consultant Leanne Soutar and customer service executive Toni Clark.

‘Big Clean’ is big hit with Grantham businesses keen to support SKDC campaign

The ‘Big Clean’ continues to be a big hit with Grantham area businesses wishing to support South Kesteven District’s Council’s campaign to raise the standard of the district’s streets.

Glendale's Dale Marriott, Coun Dr Peter Moseley and SKDC's Project Manager Steve Frisby welcome apprentice Adam Walker.

Grantham park given its first dedicated apprentice

Grantham’s multi award-winning Wyndham Park has appointed its first dedicated horticultural apprentice.

Members of the National Citizens Service help clean up the River Witham.

Grantham teenagers collect eight bags full of rubbish from River Witham

A group of teenagers took part in a clean-up of the River Witham last week.

Grantham railway tunnel has been reported as a 'grot spot'.

South Kesteven ‘grot spot’ reports reach 500 as part of Big Clean

The District Council is urging residents and businesses to continue reporting ‘grot spot’ areas as part of its Big Clean – despite being inundated with more than 500 suggestions already.

Wyndham Park, Grantham.

Grantham Wyndham Park survey lets public have its say on progress

People are being invited to have their say on Grantham’s Wyndham Park with a dedicated survey to gauge views on its progress in recent years.

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