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Normanby Hall Opens New Crazy Golf Course

Membership holders can now enjoy a crazy golf experience on their visit amongst the many other attractions at the Hall & gardens. The Stableyard cafe is now also open for takeout.

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Alfresco Drinking & Dining

Lots of local venues are opening up their outdoor spaces for Alfresco dining. Find out where you can enjoy a bite to eat or a beer. Full list here

Town Centre Pub Going Under The Hammer

Last week town centre venue “Peaky Blinder” appeared on Facebook marketplace as up for Auction. It also appears on the auction sites social media with a guide price. Hands up if you think someone should buy it and get it’s indie rock vibe back? …Read More

Venue Renovation Now Complete!

The Penny Bank pub on Scunthorpe High Street has been fully renovated. We’ve seen the photos and it looks unrecognizable! The Penny Bank are not giving away a full view of the new venue but they are giving hints in the #renovationgame on Facebook & Instagram. A reopening and launch date has not yet been released so visit their Facebook to keep up to date. Go To their Facebook

Smoke & Iron Now Open

New take out on Midland road with a new concept and dedication to sustainable packaging and accommodating people with allergies. Read more..

The Smoking Goat Coming April 2021

New restaurant and takeaway opening 23rd April 2021 for takeout and 17th May for eat in (as per covid guidelines) Read more..

Town Centre Pub undergoing full refurbishment

The town centre pub on Scunthorpe High Street, Penny Bank (previously known as the Mint also) has been undergoing a full transformation. The renovation is now in it’s final stages and everything has been ripped out, re painted and replaced so a whole new look! Read more..

Taco Bell opening April 2021

American Fast food chain serving up Mexican inspired cuisine. Read more..


Featuring Feeder, Bang Bang Romeo, The Coral, Republica and many more.

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Former Market Site to be Transformed

The former market site at the bottom end of town towards Church 184b5esquare is being redeveloped.

To include business space, a high-end, 40-room student accommodation development as well as major changes to the public spaces at Church Square and Library Square (outside Scunthorpe Central). The development will be spread across the southern half of the former market site, fronting directly on to the High Street.
The plans would see Church Square and Library Squares further redeveloped to create spaces to provide places to play, exercise and relax along with a dedicated events space for a range of functions, festivals and exhibitions to bringing a buzz to the town centre – including a pop-up mall with independent traders and recognised brands side by side to create a unique shopping destination.
It includes a 1,350 sq m enterprise and innovation hub complete with business space, workshops, meeting rooms, breakout spaces, business development and networking areas. The focus will be on creating space for technology businesses and those in the creative industries.
Balcony and terrace areas on the roof designed to encourage collaboration. A 300 sq m co-working café space will also be created on the ground floor which opens out into the High Street.

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