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BBC presenter’s book focuses on Easton Walled Gardens

0 Have your say Easton Walled Gardens have appeared in a book by a BBC presenter. Jules Hudson, the archaeologist and historian, famous for presenting the BBC’s Escape to the Country and Countryfile has featured the gardens in a book called Walled...

42 min. ago in Regional East

Grantham Journal column: We must take back control of our borders

0 Have your say Last June I received more than 60 per cent of the votes cast by the people of Grantham and Stamford. The voters were sending two messages: they wanted the Conservative government to get on and deliver Brexit; and they wanted to stop...

today, 07:00 in Regional East

Grantham councillor suggests South Kesteven District Coucnillor remove belongings rough sleepers leave behind

0 Have your say A Grantham councillor has urged South Kesteven District Council to remove the belongings street sleepers leave abandoned in shop doorways. Coun Nick Craft told a meeting on Wednesday that this is “one thing that blights our towns,...

yesterday, 19:16 in Regional East

Popular Grantham wigwam holiday business seeks your support

0 Have your say A popular centre for 
family holidays just outside Grantham is calling on 
people to support it and help it to win an award. Barely six months old, Millside Wigwams says business is doing well and it has been shortlisted for the Family...

yesterday, 17:55 in Regional East

Grantham Journal letters: Fantastic show in wonderful venue

0 Have your say I recently had the pleasure of seeing the Harrowby Singers’ fantastic production of Sister Act in the magnificent setting of St Wulfram’s Church. I wasn’t sure what to expect but I definitely wasn’t disappointed. Emma Taylor as the...

yesterday, 17:06 in Regional East

Appeal for witnesses to robbery at Grantham petrol station

0 Have your say Lincolnshire Police are appealing for any witnesses to a robbery in Grantham to come forward and help with their investigation. It was reported that a man entered the Jet Garage on Manthorpe Road, Grantham, on Tuesday evening and made...

yesterday, 16:44 in Regional East

Barrowby singers to perform in New York

0 Have your say A small group of village choir singers have set up a crowdfunding campaign after being invited to New York to perform in a prestigious concert next month. Raised in Song, a small acapella choir based in Barrowby, are set to perform in...

yesterday, 14:34 in Regional East

Gritters are prepared for cold snap

0 Have your say With temperatures beginning to plummet across the county, the council’s gritting team are ready to battle any snow and ice. The current weather forecast shows that this weekend will see the start of a very cold spell, which is likely...

yesterday, 12:20 in Regional East

Grantham Museum to lose its famous bouncing bomb exhibit

0 Have your say A member of the local history society is upset over plans to remove one of Grantham Museum’s key artefacts. The bouncing bomb, which has been on display at the museum as part of the Dambusters exhibition, will be returned to...

yesterday, 12:20 in Regional East

Cyclist dies in Grantham before ambulance can get to the scene

0 Have your say A man has died while he was apparently pushing his bike across a road in the town. The man, said to be in his 60s, collapsed on a pedestrian island at the crossroads between Trent Road, Harlaxton Road and Springfield Road on Sunday...

yesterday, 11:33 in Regional East

New plan for volunteers to fine speeders

0 Have your say Chief Constable unveils plans for ‘Community Speed Watch with teeth’ In an exclusive interview, Lincolnshire Police Chief Constable Bill Skelly unveiled plans for a beefed-up Community Speed Watch scheme where a team made up of...

yesterday, 08:27 in Regional East

Buckminster Gliding Club has ambitious plans including a high-tech flight simulator

0 Have your say Work is underway on ambitious plans to expand facilities at Grantham’s local gliding club. One of the most exciting projects is to install a high-tech flight simulator, which it is hoped could broaden the appeal of the club at Saltby....

yesterday, 05:11 in Regional East

“Indoor sporting events” and longer hours sought at Grantham night clubs

0 Have your say Two Grantham nightclubs have asked South Kesteven District Council if they can stay open for longer and stage “indoor sporting events.” The venues are the Revolution Bar and restaurant at 11 Market Place and Gravity at 8 Market Place....

Thursday, 17:59 in Regional East

Corby Glen seeks bigger council

0 Have your say The village of Corby Glen is growing so much, its parish council wants to make itself bigger. At present, Corby Glen Parish Council has seven members, but there are plans to make it nine. Now, the parish council has asked South...

Thursday, 17:28 in Regional East

Grantham school raises mental health awareness

0 Have your say Primary school children dressed up in their favourite outfits and took part in a collective marathon to mark Children’s Mental Health Week. Staff and pupils at The West Grantham Academy St John’s were celebrating #BeingOurselves! as...

Thursday, 14:40 in Regional East

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