North Lincolnshire

What is North Lincolnshire known for?


largest political

. North Lincolnshire operates under a Cabinet and Leader (Cabinet-style council) form of governance. The cabinet has eight members from the largest political party elected to the cabinet by the council of 43. Cabinet members make decisions on their portfolio individually. ref>


important population

is one of the small number of UK counties without a motorway (the M180 (M180 motorway), the principal link between South Yorkshire and the North Sea coast, runs exclusively within the boundaries of North Lincolnshire). Following a north-south axis the most important route into and out of the county is the A1 (A1 road (Great Britain)) (formerly the Great North Road (A1 road (Great Britain))) linking the county with London and south-east England as well as the important population


outstanding natural

miles east of the town of Brigg. The village lies in the Lincolnshire Wolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and lies close to the administrative border with North Lincolnshire. The hamlet (hamlet (place))s of Kettleby and Kettleby Thorpe lie within the parish. The hamlet of Somerby (Somerby (Juxta Bigby), Lincolnshire) is situated nearby. '''Bonby''' is a village and civil parish in North Lincolnshire, England, about 5 miles south of Barton


century building

are Market Street and Northlands Road. Winterton is near to the banks of the Humber and is south-west of the Humber Bridge which can be seen from many parts of the town. The present Hall was built in 1825–30 to the designs of Robert Smirke (Robert Smirke (architect)) for Sir Robert Sheffield (1786–1862), whose family had lived on the site since 1539. It replaced a previous 17th century building. The family moved out of Normanby Hall in 1963


related business

. In December 2008, MAG announced they intend to retain Humberside Airport, due to a number of investments, such as the new £1.6 million perishables hub. There has also been the recent development of a new hotel for the use by the oil rig workers and other business passengers and airport related business. The hotel is a temporary structure run by Nightel, a locally based niche business, there will be a permanent structure built in the next five years once demand for the facility has been confirmed


quality long

Lincolnshire district of Lincolnshire, England, about between the Humber Bridge in North Lincolnshire and Oakham in Rutland. The Countryside Commission recognised the significance of the Viking Way as a high quality long distance walk linking other major routes in Eastern England, these being the Yorkshire


natural local

professional sides who Lincoln view as rivals, although all three compete in the Humber Derby between themselves and supporters of these clubs view that as there natural local derby as opposed to playing against Lincoln. '''Scunthorpe United Football Club''' is an English (England) association football team based in the town of Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, who play in the Football League One. John enjoys playing cricket, fell-walking, horse racing, photography and gardening


service covering

: www.ofcom.org.uk media news 2008 02 nr_20080219b awarded the DAB licence on 19 February 2008. Transmissions were expected to begin by July 2009, but funding for the project has delayed the roll-out to at least late-2010. '''BBC Radio Humberside''' is a BBC Local Radio service covering the area of the former English (England) county (metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England) of Humberside, which was returned to North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire the East


based nearby

and they now live in north Hampshire with their two daughters (born January 1995 and December 1998) and son (born March 1997). It soon after changed its name to Lincoln College, not least because North Lincolnshire was an area not covered by the college. From 2001-10 it was funded by the East Midlands LSC (Learning and Skills Council), based in Leicester, although the local LSC office was based nearby on ''Kingsley Road'' in North Hykeham


open field

The '''Haxey Hood''' is a traditional event in at the village of Haxey in North Lincolnshire, England, on the afternoon of 6 January, the Twelfth Day of Christmas (though if this falls on a Sunday, it is held on 5 January). thumb right Ruins of Thornton Abbey (Image:Thornton Abbey Ruins.jpg) '''Thornton Abbey''' was founded as a priory in 1139 by William le Gros, the Earl of Yorkshire (William le Gros, 1st Earl of Albemarle), and raised to the status of Abbey in 1148. It was a house for Augustinian or black canons. These priests lived a communal life under the Rule of St Augustine but also undertook pastoral duties outside of the Abbey. Officers within the Abbey besides the abbot and prior included a cellarer, bursar, chamberlain, sacrist, kitchener and an infirmer. It is located close to the small North Lincolnshire village of Thornton Curtis. - Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire Lincolnshire EGCF   ''Sandtoft Airfield'' Public 2,907

North Lincolnshire

'''North Lincolnshire''' is a unitary authority area (Unitary authorities of England) in the region of Yorkshire and the Humber in England. For ceremonial purposes (Ceremonial counties of England) it is part of Lincolnshire. There are three significant towns: Scunthorpe (the administrative centre), Brigg and Barton-upon-Humber.

It is also home to the Haxey Hood, which is a traditional event which takes place in Haxey on 6 January in the afternoon and is a kind of large rugby football scrum where a leather tube (called the "hood") is pushed to 1 of 4 pubs, where it remains until next year's game.

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