Who wants a free Blyton Ice Cream from Celebrate Party Shop #Scunthorpe over the bank holiday weekend?

Show this voucher at the check out this weekend only for Buy One Get One Free on Blyton Ice Cream (while stocks last)

Sponsored: Show this voucher at the check out this weekend only for Buy One Get One Free on Blyton Ice Cream exclusively at Celebrate Party Shop, Robert Street, Scunthorpe (while stocks last)

You heard right! Exclusive to readers of The Scunthorpe Independent you can get a second ice cream free from Celebrate Party shop when you buy the first. All you need do is save the above voucher to your smart phone or print it out, and then show it at the checkout – oh give this article a share ;) Continue reading

E-Fit released of man wanted in connection of robbery at Holls Electrical Store

An investigation is now underway, to establish the identity of a man wanted in connection with a robbery at Holls Electrical Store, Belgrave Square in Scunthorpe on Saturday 19th April 2014.

E-Fit of wanted man

E-Fit of wanted man

Between 11:30am and 12:03pm a man entered the electrical store, had a walk around and then left without making a purchase.

Around 30mins later the same man re entered the shop, and spoke to a shop assistant. The shop assistant made an attempt to assist the man. As they returned to speak to him, it is alleged that he made threats towards the assistant and asked them to hand over money.

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Eggstra special delivery for Scunthorpe hospital’s Disney ward

Disney ward nurses receive  the goodies from the Scunny Bikers

Disney ward nurses receive the goodies from the Scunny Bikers

Bikers from far and wide came together in Scunthorpe today (21st April)  to deliver some Easter cheer to the children in the hospital’s Disney ward.

The annual Easter egg run is organised by local  biking group Scunny Bikers who ask the local supermarkets if they would kindly proved a trolley where customers can leave a donation whilst shopping. Continue reading

Breaking: Crime scene – Police seal off shop on Robert Street following an incident this morning in #Scunthorpe town centre


Crime Scene - Halls Electricals on Robert Street

Crime Scene – Halls Electricals on Robert Street

We have just been informed that police have sealed off a crime scene around Holl’s Electrical shop on Robert street in Scunthorpe.

The nature of the incident is not as yet known. It is thought that the business opened for trade as normal this morning. We will provide updates as information becomes available.

Party In The Pines, The Countdown Begins

ticketsThe biggest local festival is nearly upon us and tickets are going down. With Less than 400 physical tickets remaining locally. We strongly recommend getting tickets as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

You may have heard Party In The Pines organiser (Gaz Hird) appear yesterday (Thursday 17th April) on BBC Humberside radio live with Dirty Sterling, who gave a nice acoustic performance on the show. Continue reading

2014 Viking Ultra – 147mile race through Lincolnshire commences tomorrow morning


Tomorrow morning at 7am, an intrepid group of endurance racers will meet at waters edge in Barton, the start of the 147 mile long Viking Way to commence a none stop 40 hour on and off road race which will take them through lincolnshire to the banks of Rutland Water tracing the pathways originally marked out by the first Viking visitors to Lincolnshire. Continue reading