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Grantham St George’s Day events have new venue as hundreds of Scouts and Guides prepare for parade

0 Have your say Almost 900 scouts and guides will be marching through Grantham town centre on Sunday in honour of St George. The parade follows tomorrow’s St George’s Day event taking place in Market Place, instead of the usual St Peter’s Hill Green....

yesterday, 17:41 in Regional East
 

Grantham Hospital: Consultants voice concerns to bosses over future of trauma service

0 Have your say Consultants at Grantham 
hospital have voiced their concerns to health bosses after it was revealed there may be plans to remove a vital service. Last week the Journal reported that hospital campaigners believed the orthopaedic trauma...

yesterday, 17:28 in Regional East
 

No St George flags for sale in Grantham?

0 Have your say Patriotic pensioner Martin Scraggs has a dragon of a problem. The 65-year-old says he hasn’t been able to find any St George Flags for sale in either Grantham or Melton. The retired policemen has spent the past few days trying to buy...

yesterday, 16:40 in Regional East
 

More than 500 enjoy new rock painting craze at Wyndham Park

0 Have your say A new rock painting craze is sweeping Grantham thanks to a mum and her two children. The craze, which sees children decorating rocks in a variety of colours and designs before hiding them for others to find, is already popular in other...

yesterday, 16:14 in Regional East
 

Land Rovers put through their paces on muddy Grantham course

0 Have your say An event which saw Land Rovers of all ages driven through a muddy assault course was held for the first time in Grantham. It was the first event held by Grantham Land Rover Association at the Prince William of Gloucester barracks. A...

yesterday, 15:40 in Regional East
 

Grantham couple reunited with crew who delivered baby in stranded ambulance

0 Have your say A mum has been reunited with the ambulance crew who delivered her baby when their vehicle and ambulance 
became stuck in the snow. Sarah Anderton, 30, of Lindisfarne Way, Grantham, was 39 weeks pregnant with her second child when she...

yesterday, 14:11 in Regional East
 

Three arrested following ram raid on Co-op in Long Bennington and other stores

0 Have your say Two men and a teenager have been arrested in connection with a number of ram raids including one on the Co-op in Long Bennington in March. The arrests follow an investigation by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU)....

yesterday, 11:26 in Regional East
 

Great prizes to be won in our Grantham Specsavers photo competition

0 Have your say The Grantham Journal has teamed up with Specsavers in town to run a spectacular photographic competition which aims to capture the very best that Grantham has to offer as seen through a lens. From now until May 25, amateur...

yesterday, 10:56 in Regional East
 

Lincolnshire Police officer hits headlines after posting racy pictures online while off work with stress

A leading Lincolnshire Police officer has been the subject of national interest after posting racy pictures on social media whilst she was off work with stress. Sgt Leanne Carr, who has been heavily involved in Operation Gallileo on hare coursing, hit...

yesterday, 10:50 in Regional East
 

Grantham Foodbank demand for children in crisis soars

0 Have your say The number of local children relying on charity handouts to eat has surged since last year, according to the latest Foodbank report. Thirty-four tonnes of food was distributed to 2,009 adults and 934 children in the Grantham area...

yesterday, 10:24 in Regional East
 

£9,561,853 Lotto prize unclaimed in South Kesteven

0 Have your say National Lottery operators Camelot say there is a winning ticket worth £9.5M that is unclaimed in South Kesteven. The revelation comes two weeks after the ticket was drawn on Saturday April 7. It also comes as a local lottery winners...

Thursday, 17:28 in Regional East
 

Three charged over ramraids on Feltwell and Long Bennington shops

Two men and a teenager have been charged in connection with ramraids on four shops, including sites in West Norfolk and South Lincolnshire. Three arrests were made following a break-in Cambridgeshire on Tuesday – just 24 hours after a raid on the One...

Thursday, 16:12 in Regional East
 

Will pub just outside Grantham Lord it over the others?

0 Have your say The Green Man at Ropsley has been declated a winner in the Countryside Alliance Awards. The thriving pub, run by Leanne and Phil Docherty, will go to a national finals this coming Wednesday, wth the Docherty’s attending a ceremony at...

Thursday, 15:19 in Regional East
 

MP stages litter pick just outside Grantham

0 Have your say After a constituent complained to her about litter, Dr Caroline Johnson sprang into action. One recent Friday, the Sleaford and North Hykeham MP led a litter pick on Belton Lane, Great Gonerby. The MP said constituent Bill Wilson wrote...

Thursday, 14:57 in Regional East
 

Pub near Grantham to stage beer festival

0 Have your say An award winning and popular village pub is to stage a beer festival to celebrate being one of the best rural craft beer pubs in the country. The Geese & Fountain at Croxton Kerrial was one of four finalists in this year’s national...

Thursday, 13:19 in Regional East
 
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