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Index Grimsby

Grimsby, also known as Great Grimsby, is a large coastal English town and seaport in North East Lincolnshire, of which it is the administrative centre. [1]

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A. A. Gill

Adrian Anthony Gill (28 June 1954 – 10 December 2016) was a British writer and critic.

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A16 road (England)

The A16 road is a principal road of Lincolnshire in the East Midlands region of England, connecting the port of Grimsby and Peterborough, where it meets the A1175, A47 & A1139 then on to the A1 and the A605 the latter, in turn, giving a through route to Northampton and the west, and south west of England.

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A18 road (England)

The A18 is a road in England that links Doncaster in South Yorkshire with Ludborough in Lincolnshire, via Scunthorpe.

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A180 road (England)

The A180 is a primary route in northern England, that runs from the M180 motorway to Cleethorpes.

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A46 road

The A46 is an A road in England.

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Akureyri is a town in northern Iceland.

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Alliterative verse

In prosody, alliterative verse is a form of verse that uses alliteration as the principal ornamental device to help indicate the underlying metrical structure, as opposed to other devices such as rhyme.

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American football

American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.

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Amy Gowshall

Amy Gowshall also known as Amy Monkhouse (born 20 March 1979, in Grimsby) is an English international lawn and indoor bowler.

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Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of humanactivity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.

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Archbishop of Canterbury

The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior bishop and principal leader of the Church of England, the symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion and the diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Canterbury.

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Archie Hallam

Archie Hallam is a fictional character from the soap opera, Doctors.

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Arsenal F.C.

Arsenal Football Club is a professional football club based in Islington, London, England, that plays in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.

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Arthur Drewry

Arthur Drewry, CBE (3 March 1891 – 25 March 1961) was an English football administrator who served as the fifth president of FIFA, the world governing body of association football, from 1955 to 1961.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Austin Mitchell

Austin Vernon Mitchell (born 19 September 1934) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament for Great Grimsby from a 1977 by-election to 2015.

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B&Q plc is a British multinational DIY and home improvement retailing company, headquartered in Eastleigh, England, United Kingdom and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kingfisher plc.

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Banjul, officially the City of Banjul and formerly known as Bathurst, is the capital of The Gambia and is in a division of the same name.

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Barrow upon Humber

Barrow upon Humber is a village and civil parish in North Lincolnshire, England.

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Barton-on-Humber railway station

Barton-on-Humber railway station serves the town of Barton-upon-Humber in North Lincolnshire, England.

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Barton-upon-Humber or Barton is a town and civil parish in North Lincolnshire, England.

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Bass Brewery

The Bass Brewery was founded in 1777 by William Bass in Burton-upon-Trent, England.

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Bauer Radio

Bauer Radio is a UK-based radio division of the Bauer Media Group.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC North

BBC North (Group) is an operational business division of the BBC.

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BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 2 is one of the BBC's national radio stations and the most popular station in the United Kingdom with over 15 million weekly listeners. Much of its daytime playlist-based programming is adult contemporary or AOR, although the station also broadcasts other specialist musical genres. Radio 2 broadcasts throughout the UK on FM between 88.1 and 90.2MHz from studios in Wogan House, adjacent to Broadcasting House in central London. Programmes are relayed on digital radio via DAB, Sky, Cable TV, IPTV, Freeview, Freesat and the Internet.

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BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

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BBC Radio Humberside

BBC Radio Humberside is a BBC Local Radio service covering the area of the former English county of Humberside, which was returned to North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire the East Riding of Yorkshire and the City of Kingston upon Hull on 1 April 1996.

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Bernie Taupin

Bernard John Taupin (born 22 May 1950) is an English lyricist, poet, and singer, best known for his long-term collaboration with Elton John, writing the lyrics for the majority of the star's songs.

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Bill Shankly

William Shankly, OBE (2 September 1913 – 29 September 1981) was a Scottish football player and manager, who is best known for his time as manager of Liverpool.

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Billingsgate Fish Market

Billingsgate Fish Market is located in Poplar in London.

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Blue Cross (animal charity)

Blue Cross is a registered animal welfare charity in the United Kingdom, founded in 1897 as Our Dumb Friends League.

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Blundell Park

Blundell Park is a football ground in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, England and home to Grimsby Town Football Club.

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Bowls or lawn bowls is a sport in which the objective is to roll biased balls called woods so that they stop close to a smaller ball called a "jack" or "kitty".

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Brackenborough with Little Grimsby

Brackenborough with Little Grimsby is a civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Bremerhaven (literally "Bremen's harbour", Low German: Bremerhoben) is a city at the seaport of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, a state of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Brenda Fisher

Brenda Fisher (born June 1927), is an English long-distance swimmer.

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Brigg (/'brɪg/) is a small market town in North Lincolnshire, England, with a population of 5,076 in 2,213 households (2001 UK census), the population increasing to 5,626 at the 2011 census.

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Brookside is a British soap opera set in Liverpool, England.

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Butterfly Bomb

A Butterfly Bomb (or Sprengbombe Dickwandig 2 kg or SD2) was a German 2 kilogram anti-personnel submunition used by the Luftwaffe during the Second World War.

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Caribou (album)

Caribou, the 1974 album by Elton John, was his fourth chart-topping album in the United States and his third in the United Kingdom.

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Carphone Warehouse

The Carphone Warehouse Ltd. is a British mobile phone retailer, with over 2,400 stores across Europe.

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Chancellor of the Exchequer

The Chancellor and Under-Treasurer of Her Majesty's Exchequer, commonly known as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, or simply the Chancellor, is a senior official within the Government of the United Kingdom and head of Her Majesty's Treasury.

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Channel 5 (UK)

Channel 5 is a British commercial television network.

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Charter trustees

In England and Wales, charter trustees are set up to maintain the continuity of a town charter or city charter after a district with the status of a borough or city has been abolished, until such time as a parish council is established.

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Cleethorpes is a seaside resort on the estuary of the Humber in North East Lincolnshire with a population of nearly 40,000 in 2011.

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Cleethorpes (borough)

Cleethorpes was a local government district in Humberside, England from 1974 to 1996.

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Cleethorpes Town F.C.

Cleethorpes Town Football Club is a football club based in Cleethorpes in North East Lincolnshire, England.

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Clockwise (film)

Clockwise is a 1986 British comedy film starring John Cleese, directed by Christopher Morahan, written by Michael Frayn and produced by Michael Codron.

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Cod Wars

The Cod Wars (Þorskastríðin, "the cod strife", or Landhelgisstríðin, "the wars for the territorial waters") were a series of confrontations between the United Kingdom and Iceland on fishing rights in the North Atlantic.

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Columbia Pictures

Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (commonly known as Columbia Pictures and Columbia, formerly CBC Film Sales Corporation, and stylized as COLUMBIA) is an American film studio, production company and film distributor that is a member of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, a division of Sony Entertainment's Sony Pictures subsidiary of the Japanese multinational conglomerate Sony Corporation.

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Compass FM

Compass FM is an Independent Local Radio station serving Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham and is part of the Lincs FM Group.

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Containerization is a system of intermodal freight transport using intermodal containers (also called shipping containers and ISO containers).

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A conurbation is a region comprising a number of cities, large towns, and other urban areas that, through population growth and physical expansion, have merged to form one continuous urban or industrially developed area.

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Corporation Bridge

The Corporation Bridge is a Scherzer rolling lift bascule bridge over the Old Dock (Alexandra Dock) in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England.

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County borough

County borough is a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (excluding Scotland), to refer to a borough or a city independent of county council control.

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Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).

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Dan Haigh

Dan Haigh (born 5 December 1982) is an English musician, film director, video game designer, writer and visual effects artist.

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The Danelaw (also known as the Danelagh; Dena lagu; Danelagen), as recorded in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, is a historical name given to the part of England in which the laws of the Danes held sway and dominated those of the Anglo-Saxons.

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Danes (danskere) are a nation and a Germanic ethnic group native to Denmark, who speak Danish and share the common Danish culture.

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Danes (Germanic tribe)

The Danes were a North Germanic tribe inhabiting southern Scandinavia, including the area now comprising Denmark proper, during the Nordic Iron Age and the Viking Age.

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Darren Pattinson

Darren John Pattinson (born 2 August 1979, Grimsby) is a former English cricketer who played for Victoria and Nottinghamshire.

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David Ross (businessman)

David Peter John Ross (born 10 July 1965) is an English businessman and one of the co-founders (with Charles Dunstone and Guy Johnson) of Carphone Warehouse.

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Dennis Brown (academic)

Dennis Brown is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

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Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital

Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital (previously Scartho Road hospital) is a public hospital in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England.

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Dieppe is a coastal community in the Arrondissement of Dieppe in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region of northern France.

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Doctors (BBC TV series)

Doctors is a continuing British medical soap opera which first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 26 March 2000.

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Domesday Book

Domesday Book (or; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.

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Doncaster railway station

Doncaster railway station is on the East Coast Main Line in the United Kingdom, serving the town of Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

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Duncan McKenzie

Duncan McKenzie (born 10 June 1950) is an English former footballer who played as a striker in the Football League for Nottingham Forest, Mansfield Town, Leeds United, Everton, Chelsea and Blackburn Rovers in the 1970s, in Belgium for Anderlecht, in the North American Soccer League for the Tulsa Roughnecks and the Chicago Sting, and for Ryoden in Hong Kong.

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East Anglia

East Anglia is a geographical area in the East of England.

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East Midlands Trains

East Midlands Trains (EMT) is a British train operating company owned by Stagecoach Group.

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East Riding of Yorkshire

The East Riding of Yorkshire, or simply East Yorkshire, is a ceremonial county in the North of England.

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Edmund de Grimsby

Edmund de Grimsby (died 1354) was an English cleric, Crown official and judge.

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EFL League Two

The English Football League Two (often referred to as League Two for short or Sky Bet League Two for sponsorship reasons) is the third and lowest division of the English Football League (EFL) and fourth-highest division overall in the English football league system.

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EFL Trophy

The EFL Trophy (English Football League Trophy) is an annual English association football knockout competition open to the 48 clubs in EFL League One and EFL League Two, the third and fourth tiers of the English football league system and, since the 2016–17 season, 16 under-21 sides from Premier League and EFL Championship clubs.

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Elton John

Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.

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England cricket team

The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.

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English Ice Hockey Association

The English Ice Hockey Association (EIHA) is the governing body responsible for the administration of all ice hockey in England and Wales and was formed in 1982.

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Environment Agency

The Environment Agency (EA) is a non-departmental public body, established in 1995 and sponsored by the United Kingdom government's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), with responsibilities relating to the protection and enhancement of the environment in England (and until 2013 also Wales).

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Ernest Worrall

Ernest Worrall (1898–1972) was an English artist and teacher.

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Estuary TV

Estuary TV is a local television station based in the United Kingdom.

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European Commission

The European Commission (EC) is an institution of the European Union, responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the EU treaties and managing the day-to-day business of the EU.

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Everton F.C.

Everton Football Club is a football club in Liverpool, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.

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FA Cup

The FA Cup, known officially as The Football Association Challenge Cup, is an annual knockout football competition in men's domestic English football.

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The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA; French for "International Federation of Association Football") is an association which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer.

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Fightstar are a British rock band from London that formed in 2003.

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Findus is a frozen food brand which was first sold in Sweden in 1945.

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A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry.

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Forest Green Rovers F.C.

Forest Green Rovers Football Club is a professional football club based in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, England.

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Franklin College, Grimsby

Franklin Sixth Form College is a sixth form college on Chelmsford Avenue in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England, serving more than 2,700 students, including adult learners.

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Freddie Frinton

Freddie Frinton, born Frederick Bittiner Coo,According to the NDR, and the General Record Office (Births, Marriages, Deaths) Frinton's birth name was Coo.

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Freddie Frith

Frederick Lee "Freddie" Frith OBE (30 May 1909 – 24 May 1988 Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England) was a British Grand Prix motorcycle road racing world champion.

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Freeview (UK)

Freeview is the United Kingdom's digital terrestrial television platform.

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Freshney Place

Freshney Place is an award winning shopping centre in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire.

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Further education

Further education (often abbreviated FE) in the United Kingdom and Ireland is education in addition to that received at secondary school, that is distinct from the higher education (HE) offered in universities and other academic institutions.

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Geographical indications and traditional specialities in the European Union

Three European Union schemes of geographical indications and traditional specialties, known as protected designation of origin (PDO), protected geographical indication (PGI), and traditional specialities guaranteed (TSG), promote and protect names of quality agricultural products and foodstuffs.

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Grand Prix motorcycle racing

Grand Prix motorcycle racing refers to the premier class of motorcycle racing events held on road circuits sanctioned by FIM.

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Great Coates

Great Coates is a village and civil parish in North East Lincolnshire, England.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.

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Great Grimsby (UK Parliament constituency)

Great Grimsby is a constituency in North East Lincolnshire represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom since May 2015 by Melanie Onn of the Labour Party.

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Green belt (United Kingdom)

In United Kingdom town planning, the green belt is a policy for controlling urban growth.

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Grimsby and Immingham Electric Railway

The Grimsby & Immingham Electric Railway (G&IER) was an electric light railway, primarily for passenger traffic, linking Great Grimsby with the Port of Immingham in Lincolnshire, England.

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Grimsby Auditorium

Grimsby Auditorium is a theatre situated on Cromwell Road, in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire.

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Grimsby Borough F.C.

Grimsby Borough Football Club is a football club based in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England.

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Grimsby District Light Railway

The Grimsby District Light Railway (GDLR) was one of three standard gauge railways, all part of the Great Central Railway, promoted by the latter to connect the wider world to Immingham Dock which it built in the early Twentieth Century on an almost uninhabited, greenfield site on the south bank of the Humber, England.

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Grimsby Dock Tower

Grimsby Dock Tower is a hydraulic accumulator tower and a maritime landmark at the entrance to the Royal Dock, Grimsby, in North East Lincolnshire, England.

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Grimsby Docks railway station

Grimsby Docks railway station serves the Freeman Street area of Grimsby in North East Lincolnshire, England.

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Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

The Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre is a heritage attraction at Alexandra Dock, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, opened in 1991.

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Grimsby Ice Factory

The Grimsby Ice Factory is a former ice factory located in Grimsby, England that was constructed from 1898–1901 to provide crushed ice to preserve fish stored in ships at Grimsby's seaport.

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Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education

Grimsby Institute and University Centre Grimsby (often Grimsby Institute or GIFHE, formerly Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education and Grimsby College) is a further and higher education University Centre in North East Lincolnshire, England.

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Grimsby Minster

Grimsby Minster is a minster and parish church located in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England.

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Grimsby Red Wings

The Grimsby Red Wings are a British ice hockey club.

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Grimsby RUFC

Grimsby Rugby Union Football Club is an English rugby union team based in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire.

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Grimsby Telegraph

The Grimsby Telegraph is a daily British regional newspaper for the town of Grimsby and the surrounding area that makes up North East Lincolnshire including the rural towns of Market Rasen and Louth.

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Grimsby Tennis Centre

Grimsby Tennis Centre is a tennis club in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England.

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Grimsby Town F.C.

Grimsby Town Football Club is a professional football club based in the town of Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, England, that competes in League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system.

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Grimsby Town railway station

Grimsby Town railway station serves the town of Grimsby in North East Lincolnshire, England.

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Grimsby-class sloop

The Grimsby-class sloops were a class of 13 sloops-of-war laid down between 1933 and 1940.

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Gunship (band)

Gunship (stylised as GUNSHIP) is a British synthwave band formed in 2010 by Dan Haigh and Alex Westaway and later joined by drummer Alex Gingell.

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Hammerson plc is a major British property development and investment company.

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Harold Gosney

Harold Gosney is an artist and sculptor.

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Havelock Academy

Havelock Academy is a secondary school and sixth form, with Academy status, based in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England.

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Havelok the Dane

Havelok the Dane, also known as Havelok or Lay of Havelok the Dane, is a Middle English romance considered to be part of the Matter of England.

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Helen Fospero

Helen Fospero (née Morton) (born 30 August 1966) is an English television presenter and journalist, best known for her presenting roles on shows such as GMTV, Daybreak and Lorraine.

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Higher education

Higher education (also called post-secondary education, third-level or tertiary education) is an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after completion of secondary education.

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HMS Grimsby (M108)

HMS Grimsby is a ''Sandown''-class minehunter of the British Royal Navy, and the second ship to bear the name.

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House of Fraser

House of Fraser is a British department store group with 56 stores and 2 outlets across the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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The Humber is a large tidal estuary on the east coast of Northern England.

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Humber Forts

The Humber Forts are two large fortifications in the mouth of the Humber estuary in northern England: Haile Sand Fort and Bull Sand Fort.

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Humber Warhawks

The Humber Warhawks are a British American football team based in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire who play in the BAFA NFC South 2.

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Humberside was a non-metropolitan and ceremonial county in Northern England from 1 April 1974 until 1 April 1996.

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Humberside Airport

Humberside Airport is an international airport situated at Kirmington in the Borough of North Lincolnshire, England, west of Grimsby and around from both Kingston upon Hull and Scunthorpe, on the A18.

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Humberston is a village and civil parish south of Cleethorpes in North East Lincolnshire, England.

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Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of and an area of, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.

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Immingham is a town, civil parish and ward in the North East Lincolnshire unitary authority of England.

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An imp is a mythological being similar to a fairy or goblin, frequently described in folklore and superstition.

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Independent school (United Kingdom)

In the United Kingdom, independent schools (also private schools) are fee-paying private schools, governed by an elected board of governors and independent of many of the regulations and conditions that apply to state-funded schools.

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ITV Yorkshire

ITV Yorkshire is the British television service provided by ITV Broadcasting Limited for the Yorkshire franchise area on the ITV network.

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Ivy Wallace

Ivy Lilian Wallace (7 October 1915 – 13 March 2006) was a British author/illustrator, artist and actress, best known for writing the Pookie series and The Animal Shelf series of illustrated children's stories.

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Joanne Clifton

Joanne Kirsty Clifton (born 24 October 1983 in Waltham, North East Lincolnshire), also known as Jo, is a British professional dancer, presenter, actress, and singer.

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John Fenty

John Shelton Fenty (born 10 December 1961) is the largest shareholder and de facto chairman of the football club Grimsby Town.

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John Hurt

Sir John Vincent Hurt (22 January 1940 – 25 January 2017) was an English actor whose screen and stage career spanned more than 50 years.

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John Whitgift

John Whitgift (c. 1530 – 29 February 1604) was the Archbishop of Canterbury from 1583 to his death.

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John Whitgift Academy

John Whitgift Academy (formerly known as Whitgift School) is a co-educational secondary school with academy status in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England.

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John, King of England

John (24 December 1166 – 19 October 1216), also known as John Lackland (Norman French: Johan sanz Terre), was King of England from 1199 until his death in 1216.

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Julie Peasgood

Julie May Peasgood (born 28 May 1956 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire) is an English actress, television presenter, author and voice over artist known for her distinctive voice.

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Keeley Donovan

Keeley Emma Donovan (born 14 May 1983) is an English journalist and broadcaster, currently working for the BBC as a weather presenter for television and radio services in the North of England.

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Kevin Clifton

Kevin Clifton (born 13 October 1982) is an English professional dancer born in Waltham, near Grimsby, Lincolnshire.

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Kingston upon Hull

Kingston upon Hull, usually abbreviated to Hull, is a city and unitary authority in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Labour Party (UK)

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.

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Laceby is a village and civil parish in North East Lincolnshire, England.

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Landfill gas

Landfill gas is a complex mix of different gases created by the action of microorganisms within a landfill.

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Lawrie McMenemy

Lawrence McMenemy MBE (born 26 July 1936) is a retired English football coach, best known for his spell as manager of Southampton.

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Leeds United F.C.

Leeds United Football Club is a professional association football club in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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Level crossing

A level crossing is an intersection where a railway line crosses a road or path at the same level, as opposed to the railway line crossing over or under using a bridge or tunnel.

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Lincoln Cathedral

Lincoln Cathedral or the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Lincoln, and sometimes St.

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Lincoln Central railway station

Lincoln Central railway station serves the city of Lincoln in Lincolnshire, England.

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Lincoln Imp

The Lincoln Imp is a grotesque on a wall inside Lincoln Cathedral, England, and it has become the symbol of the city of Lincoln.

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Lincoln, England

Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire in the East Midlands of England.

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Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in east central England.

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Lincolnshire Wolds

The Lincolnshire Wolds is a range of hills in the county of Lincolnshire, England.

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Lincs FM

Lincs FM is a UK Independent Local Radio radio station serving Lincolnshire and Newark, from the Humber to The Wash.

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Lion Capital LLP

Lion Capital LLP is a British private equity firm specialising in investments in the consumer sector.

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List of mine countermeasure vessels of the Royal Navy

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Little Coates

Little Coates is an area of western Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England.

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Local Government Act 1972

The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974.

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Local Government Commission for England (1992)

The Local Government Commission for England was the body responsible for reviewing the structure of local government in England from 1992 to 2002.

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Louth, Lincolnshire

Louth is a market town and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.

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The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.

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M180 motorway

The M180 is a motorway in England from junction 5 on the M18 motorway in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster to a point close to Humberside Airport some from the port of Immingham and from the port of Grimsby and the east coast and provides access for major routes to Cleethorpes, Grimsby, Hull (via the Humber Bridge), Immingham, Lincoln, Scunthorpe, Humberside Airport and the Killingholme Oil Refineries; Humber Oil Refinery and Lindsey Oil Refinery.

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Madge Kendal

Dame Madge Kendal, (born Margaret Shafto Robertson; 15 March 1848 – 14 September 1935) was an English actress of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, best known for her roles in Shakespeare and English comedies.

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Manchester Airport station

Manchester Airport station is a railway and tram station at Manchester Airport, England which opened at the same time as the second air terminal in 1993.

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Mark Strong

Mark Strong (born Marco Giuseppe Salussolia; 5 August 1963) is an English actor.

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Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer Group plc (also known as M&S) is a major British multinational retailer headquartered in the City of Westminster, London.

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Material World (radio programme)

Material World was a weekly science magazine programme on BBC Radio 4 broadcast on a Thursday afternoon.

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Matt Kennard

Matthew "Matt" Kennard (born 12 February 1982) is an English television actor, best known for starring in UK daytime drama Doctors, as nurse Archie Hallam.

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Matthew Stiff

Matthew William Tansley Stiff (born 13 December 1979 in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire), formerly credited as Matt Stiff, is an English opera singer and former radio presenter, best known as the former bass singer with classical boyband G4.

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Meet the Wife

Meet the Wife is a 1960s BBC situation comedy written by Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe, which featured Freddie Frinton as Freddie Blacklock with Thora Hird as his tyrannical wife, Thora.

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Michael Pearce (artist)

Michael Pearce (born 1965) is an English, California-based figurative painter and author.

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Michele Dotrice

Michele Dotrice (born 27 September 1948) is an English actress, best known for her portrayal of Betty Spencer, the long-suffering wife of Frank Spencer, played by Michael Crawford, in the BBC sitcom Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, which ran from 1973 to 1978, and returned in 2016 for a special.

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Middle Ages

In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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A minesweeper is a small naval warship designed to engage in minesweeping.

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Miranda (TV series)

Miranda was a British television sitcom written by and starring comedian Miranda Hart.

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Montreal Gazette

The Montreal Gazette, formerly titled The Gazette, is the only English-language daily newspaper published in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, after three other daily English newspapers shut down at various times during the second half of the 20th century.

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Municipal borough

Municipal boroughs were a type of local government district which existed in England and Wales between 1835 and 1974, in Northern Ireland from 1840 to 1973 and in the Republic of Ireland from 1840 to 2002.

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Municipal Corporations Act 1835

The Municipal Corporations Act 1835 (5 & 6 Wm. IV., c.76), sometimes known as the Municipal Reform Act, was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that reformed local government in the incorporated boroughs of England and Wales.

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National Character Area

A National Character Area (NCA) is a natural subdivision of England based on a combination of landscape, biodiversity, geodiversity and economic activity.

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National League (division)

The National League, currently named the Vanarama National League for sponsorship reasons, is the top division of the National League in English football.

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New Clee railway station

New Clee railway station serves the suburb of New Clee, Grimsby in North East Lincolnshire, England.

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Next plc

Next, styled as next, is a British multinational clothing, footwear and home products retailer headquartered in Enderby, Leicestershire.

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A nightclub, music club or club, is an entertainment venue and bar that usually operates late into the night.

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Non-metropolitan district

Non-metropolitan districts, or colloquially "shire districts", are a type of local government district in England.

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Norman Lamont

Norman Stewart Hughson Lamont, Baron Lamont of Lerwick, PC (born 8 May 1942) is a British politician and former Conservative MP for Kingston-upon-Thames.

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North East Lincolnshire

North East Lincolnshire is a unitary authority area in the ceremonial county of Lincolnshire in England.

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North Riding of Lindsey

The North Riding of Lindsey was a division of the Lindsey part of Lincolnshire in England.

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North Sea

The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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Northern (train operating company)

Northern, the trading name of Arriva Rail North, is a train operating company in Northern England.

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Northern Counties East Football League

The Northern Counties East Football League is a semi-professional English football league.

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Nottingham Forest F.C.

Nottingham Forest Football Club, often referred to as simply Forest, is a professional football club based in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, England.

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Nottingham station

Nottingham station, briefly known as Nottingham City and for rather longer as Nottingham Midland, is a railway station and tram stop in the city of Nottingham.

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Nunsthorpe (sometimes known locally as 'The Nunny', or by its nickname of Garden City) is a suburb and housing estate in the western part of Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England.

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Oasis Academy Wintringham

Oasis Academy Wintringham is a secondary school (academy) on Weelsby Avenue in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England.

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In Germanic mythology, Odin (from Óðinn /ˈoːðinː/) is a widely revered god.

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Old Clee

Old Clee is located in the Clee Road (A46) and Carr Lane area of eastern Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England, and adjoins the neighbouring town of Cleethorpes, to which it has historic links.

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Old Norse

Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements from about the 9th to the 13th century.

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Old Trafford

Old Trafford is a football stadium in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, and the home of Manchester United.

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Orkneyinga saga

The Orkneyinga saga (also called the History of the Earls of Orkney and Jarls' Saga) is an historical narrative of the history of the Orkney and Shetland islands and their relationship with other local polities, particularly Norway and Scotland.

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Ormiston Maritime Academy

Ormiston Maritime Academy (formerly known as Hereford Technology School) is a secondary school with academy status.

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Paravane (water kite)

The paravane is a towed winged (hydrofoiled) underwater object—a water kite.

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Pat Travers

Patrick Henry Travers (born April 12, 1954) is a Canadian rock guitarist, keyboardist and singer who began his recording career with Polydor Records in the mid-1970s.

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Patricia Hodge

Patricia Ann Hodge, OBE (born 29 September 1946) is an English actor.

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Patrick Cormack

Patrick Thomas Cormack, Baron Cormack, DL, FSA (born 18 May 1939) is a British politician, historian, journalist and author.

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Patrick Wymark

Patrick Wymark (11 July 192620 October 1970) was an English, stage, film and television actor.

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Peaks Parkway

The Peaks Parkway is part of the northern end of the A16 road, in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England.

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Peter "Mars" Cowling

Peter "Mars" Cowling (May 26,1946 – March 20, 2018) was an English bass guitarist, best known for his work with Canadian blues rock guitarist Pat Travers.

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Phil Gladwin

Phil Gladwin is a television writer and script editor.

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Poetic Edda

Poetic Edda is the modern attribution for an unnamed collection of Old Norse anonymous poems, which is different from the Edda written by Snorri Sturluson.

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A port is a maritime commercial facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo.

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Port of Grimsby

The Port of Grimsby is located on the south bank of the Humber Estuary at Grimsby in North East Lincolnshire.

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Post-industrial economy

A post-industrial economy refers to a period of growth within an industrialized economy or nation in which the relative importance of manufacturing reduces and that of services, information, and research grows.

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PS Lincoln Castle

PS Lincoln Castle was a coal-fired side-wheel paddle steamer, which ferried passengers across the Humber from the 1941 until 1978.

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Quentin Cooper

Quentin Cooper (born 1961, Grimsby) is a science journalist and facilitator, best known as the presenter of BBC Radio 4's Material World.

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Rögnvald Kali Kolsson

Rognvald Kale Kolsson (also known as St. Ronald or St. Ronald of Orkney) (c. 1103 – 1158) was an Earl of Orkney and a Norwegian saint.

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Revo (organisation)

Revo, (Retail Evolution), previously the British Council of Shopping Centres (BCSC) is a non-profit professional body and membership organisation in the United Kingdom serving the retail property and placemaking industry.

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River Freshney

The River Freshney is a river in the English county of North East Lincolnshire.

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River Witham

The River Witham is a river almost entirely in the county of Lincolnshire in the east of England.

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Ross Group

The Ross Group was a British food company founded in Grimsby, England in 1920.

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Ross Tiger

Ross Tiger is a traditional side-winder fishing trawler that was converted into a museum ship in 1992.

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Royal Naval Patrol Service

The Royal Naval Patrol Service (RNPS) was a branch of the Royal Navy active during both the First and Second World Wars.

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Rugby union

Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.

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Rumpole of the Bailey

Rumpole of the Bailey was a British television series created and written by the British writer and barrister John Mortimer.

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Sacha Baron Cohen

Sacha Noam Baron Cohen (born 13 October 1971) is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer.

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Sandown-class minehunter

The Sandown class is a class of fifteen minehunters built primarily for the Royal Navy.

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Scartho is a suburb situated in the southern part of Grimsby, England, and in the county of North East Lincolnshire.

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Scunthorpe is a large industrial town in North Lincolnshire, England.

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A seaplane is a powered fixed-wing aircraft capable of taking off and landing (alighting) on water.

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Secondary school

A secondary school is both an organization that provides secondary education and the building where this takes place.

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Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.

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Sheffield station

Sheffield station, formerly Pond Street and later Sheffield Midland, is a combined railway station and tram stop in Sheffield, England, and the busiest station in South Yorkshire.

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Shirley Brasher

Shirley Brasher (née Bloomer; born 13 June 1934) is a former tennis player from England who won three Grand Slam titles during her career and who was the top-ranked singles player in her country in 1957.

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Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

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Sixth form college

A sixth form college is an educational institution in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Belize, the Caribbean, Malta, Norway, Brunei, and Malaysia, among others, where students aged 16 to 19 typically study for advanced school-level qualifications, such as A-levels, Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma, or school-level qualifications such as General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) examinations.

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Skint (Channel 4 series)

Skint is a British documentary series broadcast from 13 May 2013 to 27 April 2015 on Channel 4.

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Sky News

Sky News is a 24-hour international multimedia news organisation based in the UK that started as a 24-hour television news channel.

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Soham murders

The Soham murders occurred in Soham, Cambridgeshire, England, on 4 August 2002.

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Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is a British sitcom created and written by Raymond Allen and starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice.

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is a town and municipality in Nordland county, Norway.

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South Killingholme

South Killingholme is a village and civil parish in North Lincolnshire, England.

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Squash (sport)

Squash is a ball sport played by two (singles) or four players (doubles squash) in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball.

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St James' School, Grimsby

St James' School is a coeducational independent day and boarding school located in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England.

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St Mary's Church, Grimsby

St Mary's Church or its full name St Mary on the Sea Church is a Roman Catholic Parish Church in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.

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Stagecoach Grimsby-Cleethorpes

Stagecoach Grimsby-Cleethorpes is the sector of the Stagecoach Group that operates buses in and around North East Lincolnshire (England), serving a population of over 150,000.

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Stagecoach Group

Stagecoach Group plc is an international transport group operating buses, trains, trams and express coaches.

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Stagecoach in Lincolnshire

Stagecoach Lincolnshire is a bus company, formerly known as Lincolnshire RoadCar, which runs services throughout Lincolnshire.

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Steve Currie

Steve Currie (20 May 1947 – 28 April 1981) was an English musician who was best known as the bass player and a long-term member of the English glam rock band T. Rex.

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Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing (informally known as Strictly) is a British television dance contest, featuring celebrity contestants, with professional dance partners competing in a ballroom and Latin dance competition.

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T. Rex (band)


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Tesco plc, trading as Tesco, is a British multinational groceries and general merchandise retailer with headquarters in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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This Is England

This Is England is a 2006 British drama film written and directed by Shane Meadows.

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Thomas Turgoose

Thomas Aiden Turgoose (born 11 February 1992) is an English actor, best known for his role as Shaun Fields in the film This Is England (2006), a role he reprises in the This Is England TV series This Is England '86 (2010), This Is England '88 (2011) and This Is England '90 (2015).

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Tilbury is a town in the borough of Thurrock, Essex, England.

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Traditional Grimsby smoked fish

Traditional Grimsby smoked fish are regionally processed fish food products from the British fishing town of Grimsby, England.

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TransPennine Express

TransPennine Express (legally known as First TransPennine Express Limited) First TransPennine Express Limited is a British train operating company owned by FirstGroup operating the TransPennine Express franchise.

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Tromsø (Romsa; Tromssa; Tromssa) is a city and municipality in Troms county, Norway.

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Unitary authority

A unitary authority is a type of local authority that has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area or performs additional functions which elsewhere in the relevant country are usually performed by national government or a higher level of sub-national government.

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Viking FM

Viking FM is a British Independent Local Radio station which has broadcast music and local information to the East Riding of Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire since 1984.

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Virgin Media

Virgin Media Limited is a British company which provides telephone, television and internet services in the United Kingdom.

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Waltham Windmill

Waltham Windmill is a six-sailed windmill located in the village of Waltham, five miles from Grimsby in North East Lincolnshire, England.

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Warriors of Kudlak

Warriors of Kudlak is the fourth story of the British science fiction television series The Sarah Jane Adventures.

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Weelsby is located in the Weelsby Road area of eastern Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England.

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Weelsby Woods

Weelsby Woods is a large public park in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire.

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Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium is a football stadium in Wembley, London, England, which opened in 2007, on the site of the original Wembley Stadium, which was demolished from 2002–2003.

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Wind farm

A wind farm is a group of wind turbines in the same location used to produce electricity.

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Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C.

Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club, commonly referred to as Wolves, is an English professional football club based in the city of Wolverhampton in the West Midlands.

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Yorkshire (abbreviated Yorks), formally known as the County of York, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.

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Yorkshire Forward

Yorkshire Forward was the regional development agency (RDA) for the Yorkshire and the Humber region of the United Kingdom.

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Young's Seafood

Young's Seafood Ltd. is a British producer and distributor of frozen, fresh, and chilled seafood, supplying approximately 40% of all the fish eaten in the United Kingdom every year.

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