The Grimbarians Blog

This is the place to find positive content and updates from around Grimsby’s communities.  Featuring blog posts about the town and the work we are doing at Grimbarians CIC, along with posts by guest bloggers, artists, and businesses.

Introducing… Artist in Residence

Introducing… Artist in Residence

Collaborating with Grimsby Artists in an Ongoing Project Once you get to know the people of Grimsby, you’ll find that there is a thriving community of artists using their experiences of life in the town to inspire their one-of-a-kind collections. We have some...

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James Elliott

James Elliott

The Canoe River Cleaner The River Freshney is an historic waterway, an integral part of Grimsby’s maritime heritage and home to diverse wildlife. Throughout the coronavirus lockdown, a Grimbarian has taken it upon himself to take to the water in a canoe and give the...

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Issue 2 Thank You: Part 2

Issue 2 Thank You: Part 2

Since Issue 2 of our good news newspaper for Grimsby was published, we’ve been busy getting thousands of copies out into the town. Free copies of Grimsby Really Is More have been delivered to care homes and places in the community to help us with our goal – to spread...

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Issue 2 Thank you: Part One

Issue 2 Thank you: Part One

Back in 2020, we launched the very first issue of our good Grimsby news newspaper, Grimsby Really Is More. Like so many others, our plans for Issue 2 were slightly derailed as the coronavirus pandemic hit but we continued to be inspired by the people of the town...

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James McKeown

James McKeown

Since moving to Grimsby in 2011, James McKeown has thrown himself into the local community. The award-winning goalkeeper has become a much-loved and respected part of Grimsby Town Football Club, playing his way to Captain, helping to get the team back into the...

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Zane Powles

Zane Powles

Something positive to have come out of the coronavirus pandemic is a true sense of community and kindness. Since the start of lockdown, Grimbarian Zane Powles has made national headlines with his selfless acts, ensuring vulnerable children in Grimsby not only continue...

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Grimbarians Lockdown Talks with Zane Powles

Grimbarians Lockdown Talks with Zane Powles

In March, Grimsby Assistant Headteacher Zane Powles made national headlines with his daily five mile walks to deliver school meals to pupils in lockdown. Since then, not only has he raised almost £10,000 for charitable organisations in a mammoth cycle challenge, he...

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