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Grantham firefighters cut casualty free from Barkston road accident

Firefighters from Grantham and Sleaford attended a road traffic collision in Barkston this morning.

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Jaz Abeysekera

Grantham Journal column: More than just exams

Choosing a college or sixth form isn’t just about enrolling on to a course with good pass rates and valuable work experience. Whilst getting good grades is important, there’s much more to further education than exams and coursework.

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Nick Boles MP

Grantham Journal column: EU settlement will be expensive - but far less than being a member

We are approaching a moment of truth in the negotiation of Brexit.

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Leader of SKDC Matthew Lee, whose allowance will increase by more than �3,800, said rises allow all people, whatever their financial background or stage of career, to become a councillor.

Grantham Journal column: Market stalls aren’t just for Christmas – enjoy them all year round

I do love the switching on of the lights each year. Not only is it great to mark the countdown to Christmas, but it is wonderful to see the community coming together.

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Coun Martin Hill, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council.  Photo supplied.

Grantham Journal column: Parade volunteers did us proud this year

With the passage of time, the number of Second World War veterans attending the Grantham Remembrance Parade inevitably reduces every year.

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Road collisions responsible for one in five trauma admissions to hospitals

Road collisions responsible for one in five trauma admissions to hospitals

East Midlands has been revealed as one of the regions with the highest proportion of road collision trauma patients being admitted to trauma centres with life-threatening injuries in England and Wales.

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Nick Boles MP

Grantham Journal column: Chancellor should open a new chapter in government’s policy

On Wednesday of next week, the Chancellor of the Exchequer will stand up in the House of Commons and deliver his Budget.

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Maxine Hughes - head of operations and clinical services at Grantham Hospital

Grantham Journal column: Committed to reopen A&E

As you will know, our Trust board said this month they wanted to reopen Grantham A&E.

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Fire news.

Grantham fire service attend road collision

Grantham fire fighters were called to a road traffic collision (RTC) on the A1 at Grantham yesterday afternoon.

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Councillor Richard Davies, executive councillor for highways and transportation

Grantham Journal column: Our plans for town’s roads

Good roads don’t just allow traffic to flow – they’re also vital for prosperity and jobs.

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Coun Charmaine Morgan

Grantham Journal column: Unelected quango is intervening in our hospital

At the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) board meeting on Tuesday the presence of the new NHS Improvement (NHSi) body was felt.

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Jaz Abeysekera

Grantham Journal column: What’s the purpose of education?

Education has always been and always will be a priority at the start of every person’s life. It drives our economy, it lays the foundations to your future and is the direct path to your career.

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Nick Boles MP

Grantham Journal column: It’s time to re-open A&E at Grantham as a matter of principle

I remember getting the call. It was early August last year. I had stopped in the Lake District on my way to a family holiday on the west coast of Scotland.

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Maxine Hughes, Head of Operations and Clinical Services at ULHT

Grantham Journal column: A&E - emergencies only

Each year we expect winter to be worse than previous years.

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Nick Boles MP

Grantham Journal column: I welcome council’s plans to invest in bold new initiatives

For many decades, our corner of Lincolnshire has lacked local leadership.

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Councillor Richard Davies, executive councillor for highways and transportation

Grantham Journal column: Housing - it’s the economics, stupid!

In this new world of fake news and fake facts, it would also seem that laudable concept of evidence led policy is the latest casualty.

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Leader of Lincolnshire County Council Martin Hill

Grantham Journal column: Some form of 24-hour urgent care centre is a glimmer of hope

Good forward planning is absolutely vital to the successful running of any large organisation.

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Lincolnshire Cheer Academy (LCA) Falcons have just returned from Barcelona.

Popular town cheerleading club moves to own gym

Cheerleaders from Grantham-based Lincolnshire Cheer Academy (LCA) Falcons, moved into their new premises last month.

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Grantham Journal letters: A patient’s ‘Ode to the NHS’

Grantham Journal letters: A patient’s ‘Ode to the NHS’

I have written this ode to say thank you and to express my appreciation to the NHS.

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Peter Clawson.

Grantham Journal column: Community spirit warmed my heart

There are those who questioned my motives, and indeed sanity, in staging a free night out for Grantham folk at the Guildhall theatre.

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