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Man dies in industrial incident

A 48-year-old man has died after an industrial incident at his place of work in Grantham.

Parker Hannifin factory in Grantham.

The incident happened at the factory of Parker Hannifin on Londonthorpe Road at 9.40am yesterday morning.

It is understood that the victim became trapped under some machinery and died at the scene.

Flags at the Parker Hannifin factory in Grantham are at half-mast this morning.

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Thatcher alias revealed in papers

Margaret Thatcher had the pseudonym "Mrs Stone" when travelling to America, newly-released official documents show.

Former prime minister Margaret Thatcher Credit: Press Association

A declassified US Department of State file shows the former prime minister, from Grantham in Lincolnshire, travelled under the name in 2002 when flying to Miami.

Grantham museum reopens after refurbishment

After months of refurbishment, Grantham Museum reopens to the public this weekend.

Grantham museum reopens after months of refurbishment Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The town's Mayor formally opened the attraction, with the help of local hero Isaac Newton. The development improved lighting and flooring around the building and created space for new exhibits building on the successful First World War display.

Two people released on bail pending further enquiries after Grantham death

Two people arrested in connection with the death of a man in Grantham have been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

The 20-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman, both from Grantham, were detained after emergency services were called to a report of a collapsed man at Inner Street in Grantham at in the early hours of yesterday morning. The man, who was aged in his late 40s, was taken to hospital for treatment but was later pronounced dead.

DI Pete Grayson, senior investigating officer, said: “The investigation into the death of this gentleman in ongoing and is still being treated as unexplained. We need to wait for the results of toxicology tests to come back to help us establish the cause of death.

“As it stands the two people who were arrested on suspicion of murder have been released on police bail while we carry out further enquiries. I would like to reassure people that we are confident this is an isolated incident and we are carrying out a thorough investigation into the exact circumstances.”

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Two people arrested over Grantham death

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man in Grantham in the early hours of this morning.

A man in his late 40s was found collapsed at Inner Street in the town and died later in hospital. His death is currently being treated as unexplained.

A 20-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman, both from Grantham, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently helping police with their enquiries.

Investigation into death of man in Grantham

Police are investigating the 'unexplained death' of a man found collapsed in Inner Street, Grantham, in the early hours of this morning.

The man, in his late 40s, was taken to hospital but was later pronounced dead. Police have cordoned off the area while their enquiries continue. They would like to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at around 00.38am.

Body believed to be that of missing man

Officers searching for missing Jack (Derek) Foster have found the body of a man in the area of Foston, Grantham, on the afternoon of Tuesday 6th January.

The body was discovered on the verge of the A1 Great North Road near to the Foston/Allingham turn off. Formal identification has yet to be carried out but officers believe it is that of 83-year-old Mr Foster, who has been missing since 23 December.

His next of kin have been made aware and a post mortem examination is expected to be carried out at some point over the next few days to establish cause of death.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

Man stabbed in Grantham

A woman has been arrested after police and ambulance were called to a house in Grantham this morning where they found a man with a stab wound.

The emergency services were called to a property in River View Maltings about 11.30am this morning where they found the injured 42-year-old man, who was airlifted to the Queens Medical Centre for treatment.

The area has been cordoned off for a forensic examination.

A 41-year-old woman was arrested at the property and is being quizzed by detectives.

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