Welcome

The Winterton Town Council website has been created to provide information about the council and its activities, but it also presents a broad history of the town, information about modern Winterton and links to local community groups, special interest groups and much more.

Check out the Notice Board (select Community and then Notice Board from the menu or use the Quick Link on the left of any page) for news of forthcoming events and other announcements.

History

Situated in North Lincolnshire, Winterton is a town of around five thousand inhabitants and lies about 5 miles north-east of Scunthorpe.

Although not a great deal is known about its early history, Winterton is known to have had significant Roman connections. The old Roman road of Ermine Street runs nearby and many Roman artefacts have been found in the area including in 1747 the discovery of well-preserved mosaic pavements. William Fowler a local builder produced some highly-acclaimed prints of these pavements and some of his original work is held at North Lincolnshire Museum ... read more history here.

We hope you enjoy using the Winterton Town Council website and invite you to send us feedback and suggestions about any issue to do with Winterton using the form at the right hand side of this page.
Temporary Closures to Household Recycling Centres - some temporary closures to local Household Recycling Centres for refurbishment have been planned, please click here for more information.
Assistant Clerk Vacancy - A vacancy for Assistant Clerk to Winterton Town Council has arisen. If you are interested in applying, please click here for more information.
Notice of Casual Vacancy - a casual vacancy has arisen on Winterton Town Council. If you are interested in applying for co-option onto the Council, please click here for more information.
Invitation to a Public Meeting at All Saints Church - you are invited to a Public Meeting at All Saints Church, Winterton on 20th March 2014 at 7:00pm. The meeting will focus on what the updated All Saints building will offer our community when it reopens in 2015. Click here for more information.
CRIMINAL DAMAGE or ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR - always ring it in on 101. Click here for more information.
Do It Online Taster - from Monday 10 February 2014, NLC are providing free weekly internet training sessions for North Lincolnshire residents for a one-month trial. Click here for more information.
Scunthorpe Museum Society Talk - 24th February 2014. Ms. Janet Niepokojczyck, the Secretary of the Pontefract Archaeological Society presents an illustrated talk on the “Pack Horse Days and Pack Horse Ways.” Click here for more details
Scunthorpe Museum Society Talk - 10th February 2014. Graham Catley the well known local Professional Ornithologist and Photographer gives an illustrated talk on “The birds of Laughton Forest.” Click here for more details
Roxby Landfill Update - 4th February 2014. Please click here for the update.
NHS North Lincolnshire Healthy Lives, Healthy Futures Roadshow - Winterton, Market Street on Thursday, 6th February 2014 from 10am - 12 noon.
Making services safe and of high quality for years to come. Everyone has the opportunity to have their say before any decisions are made. DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY!
Click here for more information, visit the website
www.healthyliveshealthyfutures.nhs.uk, call 0800 915 5397
or email HLHF.team@nhs.net.
North Lincolnshire Half Marathon - a great event is coming to North Lincolnshire on Sunday 4th May. The third North Lincolnshire half marathon will take place on closed roads over a really flat and fast course. We are expecting well over 1000 runners to come to the area from all over the North of England. This fast and friendly race was voted 6th best half marathon in the Uk by "Runners World". More information is available at www.northlincshalf.co.uk
Carols around the Tree on Christmas Eve - there will be Carols around the Tree in the Market Place on Christmas Eve from 6.30pm with the Salvation Army Band followed by refreshments in the Old School Hall.
Humberside Special Constabulary - Could You Volunteer?
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Non-emergency Calls to Police - please notify ALL non-emergency concerns to the Humberside Police by telephoning 101. By doing this all complaints will be added to the statistics which will hopefully assist in future policing.
Click here for more information.
Christmas Lights 2013 - the switch on for the Winterton Christmas Lights will be on Saturday 30th November.
Please click here for more details.
Out 'n About in Winterton Winter 2013 - please click here to view the OAAIW Winter 2013 issue.
How to Help your Children Stay Safe Online - please click here for details.
Christmas fire safety advice - from the North Lincolnshire Community Protection Unit.
Please click here for more details
Halloween Posters (click to view):
Are You a Safe Trick or Treater?           No Trick or Treaters Please
Herbal, Legal and New Highs information evening
Please click here for more details.
Duke of Edinburgh's Award Open Unit - Wednesday evenings from 8.00pm till 9.00pm at Winterton Youth Centre. Please click here for more details.
FREE Dog Micro chipping - the Dogs Trust is offering FREE dog micro-chipping on the following dates (click the date for more information):
14th November 2013 12th December 2013 23rd January 2014
20th February 2014 20th March 2014 29th April 2014

Yap Yapp - North Lincolnshire's Youth Portal. Whatever you're into, you're just one click away from some great activities happening throughout the year. Please click here to visit Yap Yapp.
Lantern Making - Monday 21st to Friday 25th October at the Ropewalk, Barton-upon-Humber. Also at Winterton Playing Fields, Newport Drive, DN15 9RG Friday 25th October 10 3pm. To book contact The Ropewalk on 01652 660380. Please click here for more information.
Collective Switching - register for Group Electricity/Gas Deals. Contact the Affordable Warmth Team on 01724 297676 or click here for more information.
Route Maps for Walks around Winterton - Click here to view route maps for walks around Winterton. The maps are also available from the main menu under Winterton Town, Places to Go, Winterton Walks - Maps.
Out 'n About in Winterton Autumn 2013 - please click here to view the OAAIW Autumn 2013 issue.
North Lincolnshire Community Champion Awards 2013
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Campaign to Protect Rural England - planning volunteer needed.
Please click here for more information.
Summer 2013 Activities for Children - things you can do!
Please click here for more information.
Dale Park Junior Football Club - Car Wash! - Saturday 20th July 2013.
Please click here for more information.
Big Sky Festival 2013 - 22nd June to 14th July. A celebration of North Lincolnshire's Creative Talent. Please click here for more information.
Burton Primary School Summer Fête - 29th June 2013
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Winterton Playing Fields Association AGM - 20th June 2013.
Please click here for more information.
Out 'n About in Winterton Summer 2013 - please click here to view the OAAIW Summer 2013 issue.
Winterton (17th Century) Riots - an entertainment by the Scunthorpe Little Theatre Club on Saturday, 18th May 2013.
Please click here for more details.
North Lincolnshire Jobs Fair - Thursday, 13th June 2013.
Please click here for more details.
North Lincs Council - Meetings in May 2013.
Please click here for a list of NLC meetings in May.
Bungee Jump for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research - sign up at the Butcher's Arms! Please click here for more details.
Art For All 2013 - Please click here for an entry form.
Haverholme Care Home Open Day - on May 6th, Haverholme Care Home are having an Open Day. All are welcome - great cakes, wonderful company and beautiful surroundings.
Free Training for Amateur Arts Groups - making the most of marketing and publicity.
Please click here for more information.
Government Digital Strategy - find out how the government is making public services more digital.
Please click here for more information.
Road Markings in Winterton - for an explanation of the road markings found in Winterton please click here.
Humberside Fire and Rescue Service Council Tax Questionnaire - HFRS would like to know your thoughts as to what the Humberside Fire and Rescue Service council tax precept should be for 201314.
Please click here for more details.
Out 'n About in Winterton Winter 2012 - please click here to view the OAAIW Winter 2012 issue.
Check On Your Neighbours - you could make a difference by checking in on an elderly neighbour.
Please click here for more details.
Winterton 2022 Vacancy - an opportunity has arisen to get involved in shaping how your community is going to look in 2022.
Please click here for more details.
Biffa Landfill Update - 27th November 2012 Please click here for more information.
A Drop In Centre for military veterans has been set up in the MIND office in Scunthorpe offering a safe and confidential meeting place for ex-enlisted service men or women.
Please click here for more information.
Contacting the Police - please note that the Police are asking people who do have problems with anti-social behaviour to come forward and phone them. People can speak with them anonymously. The number to call is 101. Posters will be put up around the Town shortly to advertise this and the fact that the Town Council has a limited number of small mobile CCTV's which they are willing to lend for a few weeks.
If you have any events to advertise, content for consideration or would simply like to make a comment about the website please contact the Town Clerk Angela Grounds on 01724 488085 or by email at clerk@wintertoncouncil.co.uk.

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