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Man arrested over Grantham assault

A man has been arrested in connection with an assault in Grantham on Friday night.

Credit: Press Association

Police were called to the junction of Huntingtower Road and Harlaxton Road at 8.12pm following reports of a disturbance involving two men.

A 26-year-old man was injured during the incident and taken from the address to Queen’s Medical Centre, where he remains today. A 47-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and has been released on police bail.

Worldwide help to reunite veteran with lost medals

An appeal to reunite a World War Two veteran with his lost army medals has been gaining support from across the globe.

Peter Bennett is hoping to be reunited with his lost war medals Credit: ITV News

Peter Bennett, who has dementia, lost his beret and medals while attending opening of the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey last Thursday.

Social media users as far as America and Australia have been sharing the appeal in the hope the medals may be returned to Peter, who lives in Grantham.


Father seeks justice for his son

Despite a police investigation and a court case no one has been convicted in relation to the death of 23-year-old Mark Corley from Grantham.

He went missing from his home nearly 16 years ago. When his body was found six months later on remote farmland in County Durham, he'd been shot.

Now Mark's father, Tony, is offering a £20,000 reward to encourage any new witnesses to come forward with information that leads to the conviction of Mark's killers. Michael Sibert reports.

Father's £20,000 reward in bid to catch son's killers

Mark Corley's body was found on remote farmland in County Durham in 2006

The father of a man from Grantham shot dead more than 15 years ago, is offering a £20,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of his killers.

23-year-old Mark Corley went missing in June 2000.

His body was found on remote farmland in County Durham six months later.

Now a multi-millionaire friend of his father, Tony, has put up the cash in the hope it may encourage new witnesses to come forward.

Mr Corley says he just wants justice for his son:

Police warning over illegal Halloween rave

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information over fears there may be a Halloween themed illegal rave being planned for this evening somewhere in the county.

Earlier this year, thousands of pounds worth of damage was caused to Twyford Woods near Grantham after an illegal rave was held.

Tonight police are asking for landowners to watch out for any suspicious activity.


100 years of women in police: How Edith Smith from Grantham helped shape history

This year marks the 100th anniversary of women joining the police force - and it was a woman from Lincolnshire who helped to shape history.

In 1915, Edith Smith from Grantham was given the power of arrest, by the then Chief Constable. She mainly dealt with juveniles and women offenders, but nevertheless paved the way for the police women of the future.

Jane Hesketh looks back at the early pioneers and the contribution they made to the force over the past century:

Claims that cancer vaccine caused girl's ill health

A mother from Grantham says a vaccine designed to prevent her daughter getting cervical cancer has led to the teenager developing a neurological condition.

The HPV - or Human Papilloma virus - vaccine is given to girls when they are in year eight at school. The NHS says it saves hundreds of lives each year. Georgina Howdie had the injection when she was 12. Since then, her mother says her health has deteriorated, something she puts down to the vaccine. Adam Fowler has been to meet her.

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