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:
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