After a seven-year wait, Grantham finally welcomed back 24-hour care last month with the new Urgent Treatment Centre, replacing the daytime A&E service, and local residents have been actively sharing their experiences of the new facility.

The road to today has been a long and bumpy one for residents and campaigners alike, with many fearing Grantham might never have a healthcare facility that was open 24 hours a day again.

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A man caught with 59 wraps of heroin and crack-cocaine on the streets of Grantham was spared jail after a court heard he was holding the drugs for others he was scared of.

Keenan Powell, 26, from Nottingham, was arrested on College Street, Grantham, in July 2019 after CCTV operators alerted police to a suspected drug deal.

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By Local Democracy Reporter

South Kesteven District Council has approved plans for 400 new homes in Grantham’s northwestern area.

The local authority’s Planning Committee met on Wednesday to review the proposal for the second phase of the Rectory Farm urban extension. The designated area, currently undeveloped agricultural land, is situated north of the A52 Barrowby Road and bordered to the south by the Nottingham-Peterborough railway line.

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