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Council unveil 'Grantham's Thatcher Rose' in honour

The personalised flower to be unveiled 'Grantham's Thatcher Rose'

In Grantham, Lincolnshire, later today a personalised rose will be unveiled in honour of Lady Thatcher.

The rose has been named 'Grantham's Thatcher Rose' and will be positioned in the civic area at the Guildhall next to the book of condolences. It will be replanted in Wyndham Park in the future.

The people of Grantham, Baroness Thatcher's home town, will be represented by the Leader of South Kesteven District Council at the funeral today.

Cllr Linda Neal said: "I am honoured to be able to represent people from Grantham and throughout South Kesteven as the nation says farewell to the woman who was born and educated in our town before going on to become the country's first and only female Prime Minister."

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