He's Grantham's most famous son and from this Friday the scientist Sir Isaac Newton will be celebrated in a new festival of science and the arts. Over eight days there'll be more than a hundred events in the town as James Webster reports:
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Nick Boles had previously come out in support of Boris Johnson, who stepped aside after being criticised by his fellow Leave campaigner.