What is Cleethorpes famous for?

Cleethorpes is home to Blundell Park, the home ground of the football team, Grimsby Town, one of few English League clubs with a town or city name to have their home ground in a different community.

What did Cleethorpes Academy used to be called?

The school originated as an amalgamation of ‘Cleethorpes Girls’ Grammar School’ and North Cleethorpes Secondary Modern School, becoming a comprehensive co-educational school in 1973.

Is Cleethorpes a nice place to live?

Resident’s verdict: “The Cleethorpes Country Park area is a great place to live. The beautiful park on our doorstep has acres of nature to explore and the area is also within walking distance of Cleethorpes seafront and all of its attractions.

Who was born in Cleethorpes?

15 famous faces from Grimsby and Cleethorpes to celebrate Great Grimsby Day

  • Kevin and Joanne Clifton. Kevin Clifton and Joanne Clifton on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing (Image: BBC)
  • Freddie Frinton.
  • Keeley Donovan.
  • Rod Temperton.
  • Brenda Fisher.
  • Guy Martin.
  • Arthur Drewry.
  • Patricia Hodge.

Why are Cleethorpes Meggies?

In the late 1800s to early 1900s, a young woman called Meg would lure boats into Cleethorpes by shining a light out at sea. The boats would deem it safe to enter Cleethorpes, but would become trapped on rocks and lose cargo in the process.

Who is the MP for Cleethorpes?

Martin Vickers

Martin Vickers MP
Personal details
Born Martin John Vickers 13 September 1950 Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England
Nationality British
Political party Conservative

Is Grimsby a rough area?

Grimsby is the most dangerous major town in Lincolnshire, and is among the top 10 most dangerous overall out of Lincolnshire’s 563 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Grimsby in 2021 was 132 crimes per 1,000 people.

Is Cleethorpes a river or sea?

Cleethorpes, town and urban area (from 2011 built-up area), unitary authority of North East Lincolnshire, historic county of Lincolnshire, eastern England. It lies on the south shore of the River Humber estuary where it meets the North Sea, just east of the port of Grimsby.

Why are Cleethorpes meggies?

Who owns Pleasure Island Cleethorpes?

Melanie Wood
Pleasure Island Family Theme Park

Opened 27 May 1993
Closed 29 October 2016
Owner DewarSavile Enterprises Limited (Melanie Wood)
General manager Neil Ireland