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Grantham roads exceeds vehicle emission limits

Traffic congestion is causing air quality levels to drop in Grantham and increasingly exceed EU-mandated pollution limits.

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Nick Boles MP, Ben Bradley MP and the Margaret Thatcher puppet

Last day for ‘Maggie’ in Grantham Museum

It will be the last day for ‘Margaret Thatcher’ on Saturday as her Spitting Image puppet is to leave town.

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Protest march through Grantham to highlight the closure of the A and E Department at Grantham Hospital     Charmaine Morgan

Grantham MP to join Downing Street presentation of A&E petition

The fight to restore a 24/7 
A&E service at Grantham 
Hospital heads to Whitehall next month.

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Jodie Dellow is delighted to see Chance again. Darren Cool - www.dcoolimages.com

Dog found in Woolsthorpe is reunited with Brighton owner two years after he went missing

A woman from Brighton has been reunited with her dog two years after he went missing, thanks to South Kesteven District Council’s dog warden service.

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Charles Read Academy students with Principal Robert Sloan and MP Nick Boles in the Houses of Parliament.

Corby Glen academy students given close-up view of Parliament

Year 9 students from Corby Glen’s Charles Read Academy had the opportunity to meet with the MP for Grantham and Stamford, Nick Boles, at the Houses of Parliament.

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Planning news

Grantham plan to build 100 houses on green pasture is thrown out

Controversial plans to build 100 houses off Harrowby Lane, Grantham, have been thrown out by councillors.

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The statue of Baroness Thatcher by sculptor Douglas Jennings. Photo: PA

‘Years’ before Maggie memorial appears in Grantham

Grantham may wait “years” before it has a statue to mark the life of Margaret Thatcher.

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Hanbury Avenue

New Grantham development on Springfield Road to include 46 affordable homes

Full planning permission to build 46 new affordable 
houses on vacant land off Springfield Road, Grantham, was granted by SKDC’s planning committee on Tuesday.

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Nick Boles MP

Grantham MP calls for extra government powers to boost cheaper housing

Nick Boles has called for further government intervention in the house building industry.

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Sue Fortune, grants director for the Lincolnshire Community Foundation.  Photo by David Dawson.

Chance to apply for #iwill cash to help youth groups in South Holland

Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 are available for groups working with young people in South Holland and south-east Lincolnshire.

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Nick Boles MP, Ben Bradley MP and the Margaret Thatcher puppet

Grantham Museum will bid farewell to Thatcher puppet

The iconic Spitting Image puppet of Margaret Thatcher will be leaving Grantham Museum on February 17.

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Leader of SKDC Matthew Lee

South Kesteven leader tells councillors he was ‘blackmailed’

Council leader Matthew Lee has revealed to councillors that people have tried to 
‘blackmail’ him over his 
sexuality.

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Telegraph writer Tim Stanley addresses the audience on Question Time in Grantham.

Question Time: Brief mention of Thatcher statue in Grantham but support for one in Westminster

BBC Question Time rolled into Grantham last night, with the proceedings topped off with the panel voicing majority support for a statue of Margaret Thatcher...in Westminster.

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Margaret Thatcher

Councillors up for ‘free’ Thatcher statue in Grantham

Further support has been expressed for a statue of Margaret to be erceted in Grantham.

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BBC Question Time

Grantham’s BBC Question Time panel revealed

The BBC has announced who will appear on its flagship political debate programme, Question Time, when it is broadcast from the town on Thursday night.

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Nick Boles MP

Grantham & Stamford MP Nick Boles backing £4 billion restoration of Parliament

Grantham and Stamford MP Nick Boles is calling on MPs to get on with the job of restoring and renovating parliament.

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Grantham hotel seeks to be converted to 20 flats

Grantham hotel seeks to be converted to 20 flats

A Grantham hotel that opened six months ago claims it is losing money with just ten per cent occupancy.

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Councillor fails in bid to axe Lincolnshire County Council

Councillor fails in bid to axe Lincolnshire County Council

Ashley Baxter also mocked for repeated attempts to be elected to it

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Margaret Thatcher

Renewed bid for Maggie statue in Grantham

A councillor is trying to bring a statue of Margaret Thatcher to Grantham, after Westminster Council refused her a place in Parliament Square.

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