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Knitted Nativity scenes tell the story of Christmas at Grantham Church

Knitted Nativity scenes tell the story of Christmas at Grantham Church

0 Have your say People from ChristChurch, in Finkin Street, Grantham, have been busy knitting figures telling the Christmas story. A number of local shops and businesses are making them part of their window displays in the weeks leading up to...

28 min. ago in Regional East
 
Fears for Caythorpe’s shop after overstayer found

Fears for Caythorpe’s shop after overstayer found

0 Have your say Villagers fear they could lose their only store after an illegal overstayer was found working and living on the premises. Officers from Lincolnshire Police and the Home Office Immigration Enforcement Team raided the Spar convenience...

today, 14:23 in Regional East
 
Grantham woman Dorothy celebrates her 104th birthday

Grantham woman Dorothy celebrates her 104th birthday

0 Have your say Birthday centenarian Dorothy Stafford insists: “I still have my marbles!” The secret of her long life is: “I have never smoked, I have never boozed. I have had only one man in my life and I am still in love with him.” Dorothy...

today, 13:59 in Regional East
 
Grantham charity evening hits the bullseye

Grantham charity evening hits the bullseye

0 Have your say A charity darts evening helped raise over £170 towards a special Christmas outing for a local autism group. Grantham Autistic Information Network (GAIN) hosted their bi-annual charity darts match at the Grantham Railway Club on...

today, 10:43 in Regional East
 
Officers hunt men in connection with theft of handbag from Grantham station

Officers hunt men in connection with theft of handbag from Grantham station

0 Have your say CCTV images of two men have been released by the British Transport Police (BTP) as they investigate the theft of a bus driver’s handbag. Officers want to speak to the men about the theft of the bag at Grantham Railway Station yesterday...

yesterday, 16:37 in Regional East
 
Sunrisers brighten up Granthamchurch

Sunrisers brighten up Granthamchurch

0 Have your say The grounds of St Wulfram’s Church will be ablaze with colour next spring, thanks to the Grantham Sunrise Rotary Club. A stalwart team of Sunrisers braved a chilly wind to spend a Saturday morning turning sods of grass, predominantly...

yesterday, 16:37 in Regional East
 
Free parking on Saturdays in December to encourage shoppers to ‘stay longer in Grantham’

Free parking on Saturdays in December to encourage shoppers to ‘stay longer in Grantham’

0 Have your say South Kesteven District Council is giving residents and visitors in Grantham an early Christmas gift – free parking from 2pm on Saturdays in December. Shoppers can park for free in council-owned car parks in town after 2pm on December...

yesterday, 13:10 in Regional East
 

Video: All the action from the Grantham Journal Business Awards

0 Have your say The 2017 Grantham Journal Business Awards was a fantastic night, and one which you can get a flavour of with this short video. The 18th annual awards, held in St Wulfram’s Church on November 3, is a celebration of business in the...

yesterday, 12:54 in Regional East
 
Victorian Christmas market back at Stoke Rochford Hall

Victorian Christmas market back at Stoke Rochford Hall

0 Have your say Stoke Rochford Hall’s popular Victorian Christmas Fayre returns this weekend, with attractions including a Charles Dickens storyteller, horse and carriage rides and an ice rink. The event is on both tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday, 10am...

yesterday, 12:33 in Regional East
 
Belvoir Castle’s historic Knipton Reservoir saved for the nation

Belvoir Castle’s historic Knipton Reservoir saved for the nation

0 Have your say An overlooked part of the Belvoir Estate has finally received special protection, safeguarding it for future generations. Historic England has now extended the designation of the estate to include Knipton Reservoir in the boundary and...

yesterday, 10:38 in Regional East
 
Grantham firefighters called to fire in derelict workshop

Grantham firefighters called to fire in derelict workshop

0 Have your say Two Grantham crews attended a fire in a derelict workshop yesterday. The crews were called out at 3.38pm to the fire in Harrowby Road, Grantham. Firefighters used one main jet to put out the fire in the workshop and nearby shrubbery.

yesterday, 10:38 in Regional East
 
Grantham schoolchildren launch road safety campaign

Grantham schoolchildren launch road safety campaign

0 Have your say Safety-conscious pupils at a village school have launched a campaign to help keep children and adults safe on the roads outside their school. Year five and six pupils at Harlaxton Primary School have formed a dedicated road safety team...

yesterday, 09:55 in Regional East
 
New venture in plus-size gothic-wear for Grantham woman Kay

New venture in plus-size gothic-wear for Grantham woman Kay

0 Have your say A young Grantham businesswoman is aiming to fill a gap in the gothic clothing market with support from The Prince’s Trust. Plus-size gothic fashion enthusiast Kay Clarke, 29, of Grantham, has gone self-employed after completing the...

yesterday, 08:12 in Regional East
 
Grantham Hospice will have two Santa’s grottos this Christmas

Grantham Hospice will have two Santa’s grottos this Christmas

0 Have your say St Barnabas Hospice will have two Santa’s grottos in the Grantham area this Christmas supporting the charity. This weekend (November 25 and 26), the hospice will host a Grotto at the Victorian Christmas Fayre at Stoke Rochford Hall,...

Tuesday, 18:08 in Regional East
 
Grantham pupils hold hands to highlight equality

Grantham pupils hold hands to highlight equality

0 Have your say Children from Little Gonerby Infant School marked both Anti-Bullying and Inter-Faith weeks with an entire school photo last week. The children spent the week taking part in different activities including drawing round their hands and...

Tuesday, 17:41 in Regional East
 
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