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CCTV released of Yorkshire Bank robbery

Police have released CCTV images of a woman who is wanted in connection with a robbery at Yorkshire Bank, High Street, Grantham, on April 30.

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At around 2.30pm a woman entered the premises and demanded money from staff. She claimed she had a gun but no weapon was seen.

The woman made off with a quantity of cash and was seen turning right out of the premises onto the High Street, towards Vine Street and the Angel & Royal Hotel.

She is described as wearing black vest top, black trousers, and had a black coat over her head. She had dark hair, was of medium to large build, and was thought to have been aged around 30 or 40.

Anyone who may have seen a woman matching that description, or who may have seen or heard anything suspicious around the area of the bank at the time, is asked to contact police.

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Police seek female bank robber in Grantham

Police are looking for a woman who claimed she had a gun and demanded money from staff at the Yorkshire Bank in Grantham's high street this afternoon.

No weapon was seen, but the woman made off with a quantity of cash and made off via the High Street, towards Vine Street and the Angel & Royal Hotel. She is described as wearing a black vest top, black trousers, and had a black coat over her head.

She had dark hair, was of medium to large build, and was thought to be aged around 30 or 40. Anyone who may have seen a woman matching that description, or who may have seen or heard anything suspicious around the area of the bank at the time, is asked to contact incolnshire Police

Grantham residents feel earthquake 25 miles away

A map from the British Geological Survey shows the point of impact. Credit: BGS Website

An earthquake that struck the Rutland area of the East Midlands has been felt as far away as Grantham, 25 miles away.

It was just 24 hours after a slightly smaller tremor shook houses in Rutland for around 10 seconds. The latest quake struck the Oakham area at around 7.50am today.

Scores of people in the Grantham area of Lincolnshire have taken to Facebook and Twitter to say they felt the quake, which measured 3.5 on the Richter scale.

Bust to commemorate Margaret Thatcher unveiled

In life she was considered a divisive politician, lauded by some, but blamed by many in our region for the demise of the mining industry.

But as the first anniversary of Margaret Thatcher's death approaches, a museum in her birthplace of Grantham has seen a renewed interest in her life and legacy.

As a new exhibition on the first female Prime Minister of Great Britain opens, Helen Steel went to meet a sculptor who wants to portray the Iron Lady in a positive light:

Celebrating Grantham's most famous son

Almost 300 years after his death, Grantham's most famous son is still recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time.

Plans are well underway to celebrate the life and achievements of Sir Issac Newton - with the second Gravity Fields Festival to be held in at the end of September.

Hosted in his home town, this years four day event evokes a great sense of pride for his descendants:

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Thatcher sculpture to be unveiled in Grantham

Bronze Margaret Thatcher sculpture

A bronze bust of Margaret Thatcher will be unveiled at museum in her home town of Grantham today.

Designed by Lisa Hawker, the figure will join an exhibition dedicated to the former Prime Minister.

A condolence book, signed by more than 3,000 people, will also be on view to the public.

Newton's descendants gather in Grantham

Now, almost 300 years after his death, Grantham's most famous son is still recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time.

And plans are well underway to celebrate the life and achievements of Sir Issac Newton - with the second Gravity Fields Festival to be held in at the end of September.

Hosted in his home town, this years four day event evokes a great sense of pride for his descendents.

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