Wildlife & Wetland

The Humber Estuary is one of the most important estuaries in Europe for wildlife and is designated as a Special Area of Conservation and a Special Protection Area. Gordon Kell... Read more...

Scunthorpe Samaritans

Samaritans was founded in 1953 by Bartonian Chad Varah who described the service then as “just a man willing to listen, with a base and an emergency telephone'. The organisation... Read more...

Barton Arts 2021

The annual Barton Arts Festival offers a professional programme of cultural activities and participatory events for local people, including Barton Open Gardens on Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 June.

Heritage Open Days

This heritage festival has become a major event in Barton’s calendar, drawing in many visitors from far and wide, as well as opening up hidden treasures and stories to residents.... Read more...

The Teacher is Abroad in the Land

Samuel Wilderspin began his pioneering work spreading Infant Schools throughout the British Isles in 1820. To commemorate this bicentenary anniversary Ian Wolseley explores the travels, trials and tribulations of this... Read more...