30 Under 30

Lincolnshire 30 Under 30, The Lincolnite‘s showcase of young up and coming talent and high achievers, is open for nominations.

Thanks to our sponsors, Sparkhouse, Ringrose Law, Streets Chartered Accountants, Lincoln College and The Strait & Narrow, publishers Stonebow Media are organising the celebration of Lincolnshire’s promising talent for this autumn.

In 2021 we received almost 200 nominations for our county’s rising stars and and we’re seeking those who have shone over the past twelve months from entrepreneurs, to athletes, artists and rapidly developing professionals.

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Nominations for the 2022 Lincolnshire 30 Under 30 are now open. Submission are made using this form. Visit the Lincolnshire 30 under 30 website.

We’re looking to hear from inspirational young achievers from all backgrounds and professional fields. You can nominate yourself, or someone you know personally or professionally who is making our county proud.

Nominations are open for people from across Greater Lincolnshire (from the Humber to the Wash), either living or working in our region (and beyond!)

Entries close on September 9. A reception event is scheduled for Thursday, November 10, at the Lincoln Cathedral Chapterhouse. Check out the 2021 celebration.

Why this matters

The Lincolnite’s 30 Under 30 showcase is a celebration of the best and brightest in Lincolnshire, putting our young talent on the map regionally and nationally.

Stonebow Media’s platform and channels reach unparalleled audiences, opening up further opportunities and recognition for those involved.

Lincolnshire 30 Under 30, The Lincolnite‘s showcase of young up and coming talent and high achievers, returns for 2022 – and nominations are now open.

Thanks to our sponsors, Sparkhouse, Ringrose Law, Streets Chartered Accountants and Lincoln College, publishers Stonebow Media are organising the celebration of Lincolnshire’s promising talent for this autumn.

In 2021 we received almost 200 nominations for our county’s rising stars and and we’re seeking those who have shone over the past twelve months from entrepreneurs, to athletes, artists and rapidly developing professionals.

How to enter Lincolnshire 30 under 30

Nominations for the 2022 Lincolnshire 30 Under 30 are now open. Submission are made using this form. Visit the Lincolnshire 30 under 30 website.

We’re looking to hear from inspirational young achievers from all backgrounds and professional fields. You can nominate yourself, or someone you know personally or professionally who is making our county proud.

Nominations are open for people from across Greater Lincolnshire (from the Humber to the Wash), either living or working in our region (and beyond!)

Entries close on September 9. A reception event is scheduled for Thursday, November 10, at the Lincoln Cathedral Chapterhouse. Check out the 2021 celebration.

Why this matters

The Lincolnite’s 30 Under 30 showcase is a celebration of the best and brightest in Lincolnshire, putting our young talent on the map regionally and nationally.

Stonebow Media’s platform and channels reach unparalleled audiences, opening up further opportunities and recognition for those involved.

The portraits of the 2021 Lincolnshire 30 Under 30 lined the Lincoln Cathedral Chapterhouse walls. | Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite


Nominate a person for the Lincolnshire 30 Under 30 here


Thanks to our sponsors

The Lincolnshire 30 Under 30 has seen all four of its sponsors returning to support the initiative for 2022.


Sparkhouse is a thriving business support centre situated at the University of Lincoln.

Home to creative, innovative and technology-based businesses, Sparkhouse has supported over 725 new businesses and helped create more than 783 new jobs since its opening in 2002.


At Ringrose Law our philosophy is ‘where individuals count’. Whether you are moving home, making a Will, involved in court proceedings or whatever your legal need, we are committed to delivering the best outcomes for our clients. With over 100 years of experience we provide a full range of legal services to both private individuals and business clients across Lincolnshire and Newark. At Ringrose Law we pride ourselves in achieving these high standards.


Streets Chartered Accountants look after the accountancy, tax planning and business advisory needs of clients as individuals, businesses and third sector organisations both in the UK and overseas. As part of our complete service for clients we offer corporate finance, personal financial planning, cloud accounting, payroll, probate and much more.


Lincoln College are one of the largest education, training and apprenticeship providers in the region, with around 9,000 students – 3,000 of whom are full-time. We also work with more than 1,000 local businesses, which helps to shape our curriculum and provide outstanding work experience opportunities.


Visit the Lincolnshire 30 under 30 website

An entrepreneur, and one of The Lincolnite’s 30 Under 30 rising stars, has announced an equity crowd funding campaign for his business in a bid to raise £250,000 from customers.

Oliver Windle is the founder and CEO of Wildpoint – a travel website opening up gardens and private land to campers and camper van owners – which was founded in December 2020.

The online marketplace has a mission to “make the outdoors more accessible to all”. It enables hosts to list private land, connecting them with guests who can search, browse and book unique and exclusive camping and clamping locations all over the UK, and soon Europe.

Wildpoint previously raised £265,000 in a venture capital backed funding round, allowing the business to grow the team with ex household name employees from Airbnb, Airbus, Microsoft and beyond.

Oliver has now launched an equity crowdfunding campaign – learn more about the crowdfunding campaign here.

Oliver, who was named among The Lincolnite’s 30 Under 30 in 2021, describes the decision to raise a crowdfunding round as a twofold approach.

He said: “One to raise capital to accelerate growth of the business ahead of the upcoming season, and two to allow our hosts, guests, and anyone passionate about the outdoors to become part of our story. Helping us to achieve our mission of making the outdoors more accessible to us all and enabling everyone to find their wild.

“I know I speak for everyone at Wildpoint when I say that we are taken aback by the level of support from our hosts and guests who want to see us succeed on this journey.

“The crowdfunding campaign is a way for us to open up the business and enable those hosts, guests and advocates alike to be truly invested in our vision for the future.”

Wildpoint launched its site at the end of July 2021 and since then it has signed up over 350 hosts and more than 800 users. It has also hosted over 80 nights at Wildpoint locations averaging £35 per night.

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