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Celebrating Armed Forces Day in Cleethorpes: your round up of key events

North East Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day (weekend) will be celebrated in Cleethorpes again on 28-30 June this year with the largest, free event on the east coast! The resort, which has hosted Armed Forces Days for the last decade, will once again see a full programme of events to celebrate to show our support to…

3 days ago | Cleethorpes

North East Lincolnshire’s connections to the D-Day landings

On 6th June 1944, around 156,000 Allied soldiers landed on the shores of Normandy to open the campaign to liberate German-occupied northeast Europe. D-Day was the largest seaborne invasion in history, involving 7,000 ships supported by over 8,000 combat aircraft. More than 83,000 soldiers landed on the three beaches assigned to British and Canadian forces:…

2 weeks ago | Culture, events and tourism

Leading culture programme explores future

From 24 – 31 May, the ‘Our Future Starts Here’ programme will explore issues of our time through innovative arts and culture, also highlighting the global-leading industries based in North East Lincolnshire. Grimsby-based arts organisation The Culture House is set and ready to present the next edition of its arts and culture programme – Our…

1 month ago | Culture, events and tourism

First national fishermen’s memorial day held in Grimsby

The first national memorial service for fisherman has been held in Grimsby. Held at the Lost Fisherman’s Memorial in St James’ Square, Grimsby, families of those lost at sea were joined by a number of people laying wreaths in memory. The event, organised by charity the Fisherman’s Mission, saw large crowds gather in the square…

1 month ago | Culture, events and tourism

New signs show how important Cleethorpes is as a wildlife haven

New signs showing the wealth of wildlife to be enjoyed and respected along the Humber Estuary, and especially the North East Lincolnshire coastline, have been introduced in Cleethorpes this week. The colourful information boards can be seen in four locations close to Cleethorpes Leisure Centre, Meridian Park, the Thorpe Park exit onto the beach, and…

2 months ago | Cleethorpes