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.

Bailey Greetham-Clark

Bailey Greetham-Clark

Born in Grimsby and raised on the West Marsh, Bailey Greetham-Clark didn’t consider himself a sporty child – he much preferred to play video games. But following a dark time in his teenage years, he faced his anxieties and by the age of 17, he had founded a business...

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Jay Burton

Jay Burton

Born and raised on the Nunsthorpe Estate, Jay Burton is an engineer and business man who has not only built one of the area’s fastest growing businesses, but has dedicated time, money, and resources to help many, many people in the local community.After leaving...

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Billy Dasein

Billy Dasein

Billy Dasein is a true Grimbarian. Born on the East Marsh, Billy once again lives in the house in which he was born and is making not only positive changes to his home ward, but with the support and hard work of his neighbours, friends, and volunteers, Billy and East...

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Jordan Brompton

Jordan Brompton

Jordan Brompton has been described as one of the most exciting entrepreneurs to watch. Born and raised in Grimsby, Jordan is a passionate eco-warrior, a ‘mumpreneur’ and the Co-Founder and CMO of a multi-national business that is leading the way in eco-smart...

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Ruchita Green

Ruchita Green

Ruchita Green is incredibly passionate about the power of food - how dishes filled with flavour and nourishment can bring joy to people and create happy memories. Since moving to Grimsby, this chef, published author, and business owner listed in the top 100 women in...

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Cath and Ken Homewood

Cath and Ken Homewood

Cath and Ken Homewood moved to Cleethorpes following a mini break to the area. At the time, Ken was facing alcoholism and the couple saw this as an opportunity to get away from old crowds and start afresh. That was 25 years ago, and today Cath and Ken are a lifeline...

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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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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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