Jack Grant

Jack Grant

In June, Grimbarian Jack Grant will be fighting for the Lightweight Title in Cage Warriors 106: Night of Champions – Europe’s leading mixed martial arts organisation. Jack, who was born in Grimsby, began his MMA journey in 2002 when his mum took him to his first...
What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

For far too long, the town of Grimsby has been a victim of its own name. After all, “it’s grim up north,” is an all too popular phrase. Though the town gets its fair share of drizzle, the word “Grim” means a lot more to its residents than typical English weather and...
Zoe Proctor

Zoe Proctor

In recent months, brands such as River Island and Marks & Spencer, and television shows on Channel 4 and CBBC, have become more inclusive in the talent they are hiring – actors, performers, and models with disabilities or additional needs. A leading agency...
Guest post: The Tidal Optimist

Guest post: The Tidal Optimist

Something that many of our Grimbarians have in common is their passion for bringing what they have learned throughout their lives back to the area, helping to change perceptions and inspire people within the community. Richard Askam, a motivational speaker, grew his...
Recap: Grimbarians Preview Night

Recap: Grimbarians Preview Night

Back in January 2018, when we first launched Grimbarians, we knew it would only be a matter of time before we held our first public previews of the project’s portraits. As the months passed, more and more recommendations were coming in to us, and our Facebook...