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SKDC leader: “I’d buy shares in Grantham.”

Positive messages about Grantham’s economic fortunes were given at a gathering of business leaders at Grantham Horse Trials.

Business
Work will begin on resurfacing the London Road/Wharf Road junction in Grantham at the end of July. The extent of the work is shown here.

Grantham town centre junction to be closed for five days for vital resurfacing work

Lincolnshire County Council’s Highways Alliance will be reconstructing the carriageway through the London Road/Wharf Road junction in Grantham.

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The SKDC control room.

Grantham-based CCTV operators recognised for keeping South Kesteven safe

Dedicated work by two of South Kesteven District Council’s CCTV operators has been recognised with awards from Lincolnshire Police.

Crime
MP Nick Boles

Grantham and Stamford MP in cross-party push on NHS

Nick Boles has made a cross-party plea for long-term funding of the NHS and social care.

Health 1
South Kesteven District Council logo

SKDC to switch to LED street lights

South Kesteven District Council is to replace its existing street light with LED lights as they wear out.

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Babita Sharma outside a famous Grantham corner shop

Thatcher’s Grantham birthplace to feature in book on corner shops

The corner shop where Margaret Thatcher was born is to feature in a book written by a BBC tv presenter.

News
MP Nick Boles

Grantham Journal column: I urged Prime Minister to attack Syria

The international ban on the use of chemical and biological weapons is one of very few international agreements that has a real and positive impact on the everyday lives of the British people.

Opinion 1
Martin Scraggs

No St George flags for sale in Grantham?

Patriotic pensioner Martin Scraggs has a dragon of a problem.

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Sleaford & North Hykeham MP Dr Caroline Johnson ready to lead the litter pickers.

MP stages litter pick just outside Grantham

After a constituent complained to her about litter, Dr Caroline Johnson sprang into action.

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Aidan Rave

Four SKDC bosses earn more than £100,000

Four top bosses at South Kesteven District Council earn more than £100,000 a year, according to the Taxpayers Aliiance lobby group.

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Aidan Rave

Top bosses at South Kesteven District Council at risk as redundancies sought

Senior council managers at South Kesteven District Council may face the axe as the council plans a restructure of its senior management team.

Business
MP Nick Boles

Grantham and Stamford MP backs Syria bombing

Nick Boles has defended the bombing raid in Syria and his government’s role in it.

News
Letter

Grantham Journal letter: Search is on for photographers

Where are all our colleagues?

News
An artist's impression of the designer retail village planned by Buckminster and Rioja Developments between the A1 and Spittlegate Level.

Grantham £100m outlet village set to go ahead after legal agreement

Grantham’s £100m designer outlet village has taken a major step forward with the signing of legal agreements between its developers and local councils.

Business
Jon Hinde

Hopes for an extra 250 jobs in South Kesteven

Up to 250 jobs may be on their way to South Kesteven.

Business
Grantham Hospital

Fresh call to ‘save’ trauma service at Grantham Hospital

A renewed call has been issued to ‘save’ Grantham Hospital’s orthopaedic trauma unit.

Health
The listed Dovecote

Changes to councillor’s Old Somerby dovecote ‘unauthorised’

A longstanding councillor carried out “unauthorised” work on his listed property, a council investigation has found.

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Artist's impression proposed devlopment Trent Road/ Harlaxton Road. Grantham

Grantham plans submitted for fuel station and cafes on Harlaxton Road site

Plans have been revealed for a major new development on a landmark vacant site in Grantham.

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South Kesteven District Council logo

Young care leavers who rent or buy to be made exempt from council tax

The district council will make all young people leaving the care system exempt from Council Tax in properties they rent or own until they are 21.

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SKDC

South Kesteven councillors given £1,000 to support local projects

Community groups and organisations in South Kesteven will be given a financial helping hand thanks to a new councillor grant scheme.

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