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:
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.
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.
Police are trying to a man after an assault in Grantham in December last year.
In the early hours of 27th December a man was head-butted in the Market Place. So far the suspect has not been identified. He was wearing a dark top or coat with light-coloured trousers.
Two men being questioned over the unexplained death of a man in Grantham have released on bail pending further enquiries. Police were called to Oxford Street in Grantham at 7pm on Saturday March 29, 2014, where the body of a 44-year-old local man was found. He had suffered a head injury.
Police in Lincolnshire are questioning two men over the unexplained death of a man in Grantham. Officers have released few details, but say they were called to a house on Oxford Street at about 7pm on Saturday where they found the body of a 44-year-old man who had suffered a head injury.
An investigation is underway to find out the cause of a large fire at a recycling plant near Grantham in Lincolnshire.
Six fire engines were called to tackle the blaze at the Environcom building, on the B1174 near Great North Road, at around 3am this morning.
The cost of policing this weekend's demonstrations by the EDL and Grantham Solidarity Network is being totted up by Lincolnshire Police. No arrests were made during the event.
Lincolnshire Police has confirmed that no arrests were made during or in the aftermath of a demonstration by the English Defence League and a counter demonstration by Grantham Solidarity Network. The cost of policing the event is still unknown at this stage.
Two simultaneous protests in Grantham today have passed off peacefully. The English Defence League took to the streets to voice opposition to a planned Islamic cultural centre in the town. A counter demonstration rallied against extremism, as Tina Gelder reports.