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Culture, events and tourism

Garth Lane bridge declared OPEN

GRIMSBY’S new showcase footbridge, a statement of the massive town centre change taking place, has opened to the public today as works to the Garth Lane site near completion. THIS morning (Tuesday 22 June), the Worshipful The Mayor of the Borough of North East Lincolnshire joined an official party that together stepped over the Garth…

2 years ago | Culture, events and tourism
A photo of the bridge ribbon cutting ceremony taking place.

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’…

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years ago | Culture, events and tourism
Work in progress outside Grimsby Minster