Although the Coronavirus emergency has been a dominant factor in Brigg since March 2020, there have been plenty of other topics, happenings and achievements during the year that are worthy of inclusion in our review of the year.
Over the 12 months we posted 1,187 illustrated items on a wide range of subjects - exceeding our target of three per day.
Even though virus-related restrictions have resulted in the cancellation of many event we might have featured, Brigg Blog has kept its coverage at the usual level throughout.
Click on the highlighted link in the text to read our original post about each topic.
Brigg started the New Year without one of its bus services which was withdrawn.
Townsfolk also missed popular vicar, Father Owain Mitchell, who moved to take charge of a parish in the Peak District.
Brigg's new Spanish-themed La Finca Restaurant held a number of sell-out evening events.
A new use was approved for an unused building within the conservation area.
And a man from Warrington made a 200-mile round trip to visit Brigg by train and eat at Wetherspoon's White Horse pub!
Storm Ciara blew in with force, causing weekend damage and producing a dramatic picture of a fallen tree on a Brigg housing estate. Storm Dennis resulted in a flood warning being required.
Plans were announced for a new all-weather sports pitch in the town at one of the schools.
We also spoke about 'Doctor Bike' launching cycle repair clinics at Brians DIY on Wrawby Street!
A Brigg railway relic from Queen Victoria's reign was restored and put back in use on a heritage line far away.
The Wilder Ancholme eco project attracted a big attendance for its launch in the town.
A call was made for the introduction of a new 'shuttle' service to bring more passenger trains to Brigg station on additional days of the week.
Charity fundraisers from local agriculture were on the road to success with an event which provided Brigg Blog with plenty of picture opportunities.
We revealed that the town's best-known 'Lady' had left her lofty perch for specialist attention.
Our first reference to the Coronavirus emergency came, fittingly perhaps, on Friday the 13th when we reported the cancellation of Brigg Town FC's weekend fixture.
Community awards were presented, including the coveted Joseph J Magrath one for public voluntary service in Brigg.
A Brigg school reunion dinner went ahead but many who had paid for tickets stayed away due to concerns about the pandemic.
Brigg pub-goers then downed their last pints as the government ordered enforced closure of bars due to the Coronavirus emergency.
Brigg Blog noted a sad anniversary - 20 years since the closure of one of the town's best-known food shops - Turner's of Queen Street.
It was also 10 years since one of Brigg's historic pubs was saved from closure, but the emergency measures meant this could not be celebrated in traditional fashion in spring 2020.
The town's general market moved indoors for the first time since the 13th century - a stallholder initiative made necessary by the virus emergency.
Brigg Blog completed its Timeline - listing significant dates and events in the town from 1066 to 2019. This took an age to compile and is thought to be the first time anyone had attempted such a list. The Timeline was welcomed by many people, which made all that effort worthwhile!
We also broke new ground by posting some pub quizzes about the town, which went down well. Some of the clues were cryptic but solved by those with local knowledge of recent decades.
Brigg Food Bank appealed for donations to assist families in need of a helping hand at a difficult time.
A huge Brigg site for new housing was placed on the market.
Our Town Council - unable to meet in traditional fashion in a room at the Angel because of emergency restrictions - switched to virtual sessions online, using Zoom as its host. The Methodist Church also opted for online services, with the opportunity to listen in by phone as well,
Brigg & Goole MP Andrew Percy completed 10 years representing our area in the House of Commons.
Social distancing had to be employed but Brigg still marked the 75th anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe) after Germany had surrendered at the end of the Second World War in 1945.
The town welcomed back some of its businesses as 'lockdown' was relaxed by the government.
A well-known Brigg business opened lavish new premises, having relocated from its familiar base.
A month into the new season, cricketers belonging to the Brigg Town, Broughton and Hibaldtow clubs had still to bowl a ball as the government continued to rule out any play because of virus-spreading concerns.
However, Brigg Market was permitted to reopen 'with a few changes'.
Brigg business Spelmans celebrated its 30th anniversary.
Then Brigg Farmers' Market resumed on June 27.
Brigg Blog produced a 'Then & Now' series - tracing the history of some of our well-known streets.
A scheme was announced to look into the possibility of introducing a new Barton-Brigg-Gainsborough passenger train service, with support from North Lincolnshire Council and local MPs.
'Super Saturday' (July 4) saw Brigg pubs permitted to reopen as restrictions were relaxed, but not all did so immediately. Sit-down eateries were also allowed to operate again.
However, Brigg Bike Night 2020 did not take place the following Friday - being an event at which social distancing would have proved impossible,
The Briggensians' scheduled summer sports reunion at Sir John Nelthorpe School was also 'hit for six'.
Hundreds of people viewed our post about a fast food takeaway when it opened in the town centre. And Brigg Farmers' Market enjoyed its 20th anniversary.
PICTURED: Michelle Dunnion and Eugene Irwin outside the Dying Gladiator as they prepared to reopen in the summer; Brigg from the air, featuring the Tesco store and the river; Keith Simpson, Town Mayor Coun Sharon Riggall and Freeman Tom Glossop on Remembrance Sunday; one empty and one half-empty glass inside the snug at the Yarborough Hunt - reflecting 2020 for Brigg licensed premises.