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Strike a pose and you could be immortalized in town centre artwork

CAPTURE your festive fun pictures on camera and contribute towards unique artwork being created for Grimsby’s new-look St James’ Square. Radio Humberside south bank reporter Lara King has posed for her picture…joining around 250 others who have already taken part at various pop-up venues in North East Lincolnshire. Annabel McCourt, the creator of the ‘Murmuration’…

4 weeks ago | Culture, events and tourism

Census 2021 will provide a snapshot of modern society

Households across North East Lincolnshire will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021. The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It has been carried out every decade since 1801, with the exception of 1941. It will be…

1 month ago | Births, marriages and deaths

Building improvement grant for Grimsby Minster

GRIMSBY Minster has received a further £81,860 funding boost from central Government as it looks to bounce back to full health in the wake of the continued pandemic. Successful in its application for £182,900 from one arm of the Culture Recovery Fund last month, the Grade I listed building is one of 450 heritage organisations…

2 months ago | Culture, events and tourism

Works started to restore 19th century chapel

Works have started to repair and restore a 19th century chapel in the grounds of the cemetery in Grimsby. The Grade II listed chapel buildings were designed by EW Farebrother for Grimsby Corporation Cemetery Committee and were constructed by J Thompson Builders of Grimsby. The buildings were completed in 1888. The Chapels are designed in…

7 months ago | Culture, events and tourism