The town of Louth in the picturesque Lincolnshire Wolds may be steeped in history but it is certainly not stuck in the past.
The London 2012 Olympic Games which united the country and proved that community spirit is still very much alive, but we can find that spirit much closer to home.
As the country continues to discuss the rights and wrongs of the new film The Iron Lady, about the life of former Prime Minister, Mrs Margaret Thatcher, her home town of Grantham is debating whether more should be done to honour its links with its most famous daughter.
The historic south Lincolnshire town of Grantham is ideally situated to attract visitors from far and wide, with good major road links and an East Coast main line train service.
It is difficult to look at Lincolnshire’s east coast town of Boston and imagine it as a major international port but that is exactly what it was back in the twelfth century, when Scandinavian timber, fish and even spices found their way to Britain’s shores.