Author: Carol Clark

1st April Barton Town Market

1st April Barton Town Market

Saturday 1st April is the next Barton Upon Humber Market. Taking place on Market Place and the Butchery between 08:30 and 14:00. We’re looking forward to welcoming over 30 food, arts and crafts traders, including

The Barton Evangelical Church warmly welcomes you to enjoy a tea, coffee and / or a biscuit.


North Lincolnshire Council will be holding elections on Thursday, 4 May 2023 to elect 43 Councillors to represent their 19 wards, alongside a number of Town & Parish Council elections. Voters will need to show an accepted form of photographic ID at a polling station before they can be issued with a ballot paper. There are a number of IDs that can be used like a passport, driving license, older person’s bus pass, disabled person’s bus pass, blue badge. Expired photo ID will be accepted as long as the photo remains good enough likeness for the polling station staff to be able to identify the voter. Only original IDs will be allowed. There is no need to provide ID if you have a postal vote.

If you don’t have a valid ID you can apply for a Voter Authority Certificate using the Government’s online portal or contact the Elections Team on 01724 296245. The deadline to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate is 5 pm on Tuesday, 25 April 2023. If you have changed your address recently the last date to register is 11.59 pm on Monday, 17 April 2023.

Tour the Humber Towers Competition

Tour the Humber Towers Competition

With special thanks to the Humber Bridge Board our Barton upon Humber Mayor Cllr Paul Vickers is able to offer an amazing money cant buy opportunity to tour the Humber Bridge towers and help to raise money for his chosen charities, GEO and the Barton Junior Cricket Club.…/humber-bridge-tower…/

This competition will close at 6:30 pm on 2nd April 2023. The live draw for this competition will be at 7:00 pm on 2nd April 2023.


Barton Upon Humber Train Fares

Please find ticket information and prices from Barton Upon Humber to Cleethorpes

Easter Train from Barton to Cleethorpes

The Barton Cleethorpes Community Rail Partnership have organised an Easter Special Train on Saturday 8th April 2023. The Easter Bunny will be on the 09.50am train from Barton and the 10.54am train from Cleethorpes. Free Easter Eggs for the Kids!!!

Children must be: under sixteen, present on the train and accompanied by an adult. For more information contact Gill Community Rail Officer or follow them on Facebook

HM Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Bench

HM Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Bench

Please see a photograph of our newly fitted memorial bench for HM Queen Elizabeth II at the Humber Bridge Viewing Area, DN18 5BE.

Reclaim the Night – 18:30, 23rd March 2023

Join the North Lincolnshire Community Safety Partnership for Reclaim the Night 2023 on Thursday 23rd March 2023 – A united 3 mile guided walk around Scunthorpe Town Centre. Registration is at 18:00 and the walk commences at 18:30. FREE glow sticks, whistle and torch for every walker. To join the walk or to volunteer and help on the night, please email:

Do you want an EV charger in your street – tell us where?

Do you want an EV charger in your street – tell us where? – North Lincolnshire Council ( Thirty-five new electric vehicle charging points are to be installed on streets across North Lincolnshire with Government cash to further enhance the strategic green network. The locations of the new chargers have not been set and the council would like to hear from residents who have electric or hybrid vehicles or are considering buying one but do not have access to off-street parking.

Expressions of interest can be completed via an online form

Barton Upon Humber Town Award 2023

Do you know an exceptional person within the local community who should receive recognition for their community work or actions?

Barton Upon Humber Town Award 2023

Barton Upon Humber Town Council’s Town Award for 2023 will continue with a Young Person’s award (under 18) as well as the usual Town Award.  The Award is presented annually to a resident within the community for work or action of merit.  This will be a small thank you to the people who have helped our community or members of it, without expectation of reward or thanks.  All nominees will recieve a certificate and the winner will receive a silver cup to be held for one year, together with a certificate and keepsake, the award will be presented by the Mayor of Barton Upon Humber, socially distanced.

Last year’s winner was Mr Adrian Ellis who was nominated for creating the group Get Emotions Out (GEO), promoting Mental Health and working tirelessly in both Barton and Hull, to support serving and former service men talk about their feelings among people who understand them outstanding voluntary work especially within the education sector and her support within the community.

Nominations for both categories from anyone who knows of a person they think deserves recognition. The nominated person must live in the town or work voluntary with a Barton Upon Humber organisation/group to be eligible and can not be a Town Councillor or Officer.  If you know someone, who has served the community in some way, for example:

Service within an organisation for many years,

Action over and above the call of duty,

Helping the aged, or infirm,

Guiding and helping youth and children,

Actions of courage, or,

Any relevant contribution to our community or persons within it.

Please complete the form attached, or send a letter giving reasons for nomination.

TO BE RECEIVED BY 1st April 2023

Alternatively, please contact the Town Council office at The Assembly Rooms, Queen Street, Barton upon Humber, North Lincolnshire, DN18 5QP for a nomination form, email or telephone 01652 633598.

Nominations must be in writing. 

You will appreciate that any person nominated may not be selected on this particular year but it is pleasing to know those, who through their endeavors, are being brought to the notice of the Town Council.

Advertise in March 2023 – The Bartonian

Would you like to advertise your business, an event or share some information with the residents in your local community? This is the perfect opportunity to publicise any of your planned Coronation Celebration Events too….

The next issue of The Barton Town Council publication The Bartonian is now in production. The Bartonian is the place to find out about local news and events is delivered to over five thousand households by a team of volunteers. The changes have resulted in positive feedback and we are confident that it is well read by Barton residents.

The next issue will be delivered to Barton households from early March 2023, if you are planning to send an article could we have your copy by Thursday 23 February 2023, 5pm at the latest allowing time for preparations for this issue. All submissions must be sent as a text only word document with any images in separate files with the file size no less than 1MB to ensure good resolution. With a free article we cannot guarantee what is included, the design team look at what space is left after the main articles and adverts go in then it’s down to size. We leave it to the designer who is independent, doesn’t have any affiliation to any groups to decide what is included, it is purely done on layout.

If you wish to send a mock up pdf in addition to the material it will be sent to the designer as a guide only. If you wish to have an exact format then a paid advert is the other option when you can have exactly what you want within the prescribed advert size.If you would like any further information please contact or

We look forward to hearing from you.