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A new vision for culture and heritage in North East Lincolnshire

A new vision for culture and heritage in North East Lincolnshire North East Lincolnshire Council has appointed specialist organisation, Beam, to drive forward the work to create the new strategy needed to underpin the resurgence in creative work in the area. Following the announcement of North East Lincolnshire as a Priority Place for Arts Council…

2 hours ago | General

Investing in our play areas – have your say

North East Lincolnshire Council wants your views on how it spends £800,000 refurbishing and upgrading its play parks during the next three years. The investment is for children’s play equipment and the Council wants to know which parks people are using and where it should focus its efforts. Funding was approved at full council on…

4 hours ago | General
Haverstoe Park play area in Cleethorpes

A weekend of fun and gags at the Fishing Heritage Centre

Puppet fish, fishy jokes and brass band music will be the order of the day at the Fishing Heritage Centre this weekend to help promote Heritage Open Days in the town. Lifeboat is a nautical seaside walkabout. Shipwrecked Captain and Boatswain’s mate have been adrift since 1786 and are more than a little confused! Batten…

5 hours ago | General
The front of the building of Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

Book your place at Lincolnshire Climate Summit

On October 13, Lincolnshire County Council will hold the first ever Lincolnshire Climate Summit during the run up to the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow. The summit will have a fantastic line up of inspirational speakers and exhibition stands to shine a light on some of the solutions that will help…

1 day ago | General
Lincolnshire Climate Summit 2021 logo.

Put your welfare first with free health and wellbeing service

Head down to Freeman Street Market this Friday for a free chat about your health and wellbeing. The LiveWell service is launching its wellbeing hub this Friday 17 September between 9.30am and 3.30pm, and then every Friday following the event, between 9am and 3.30pm. If you live in North East Lincolnshire, are over 18 and…

1 day ago | General

Creative competition winner’s lyrics turned into song by local artist

One of the winning entries to a local creative competition has been turned into a powerful new song by musician Amy Naylor. The lyrics to Don’t you worry about a thing my friend, written by 19-year-old Kerry Crouch, were one of the winning entries to the Youth Action Creative Connections competition held earlier this year….

1 day ago | General

Power up your daily commute with Wheels to Work

Local charity Humber and Wolds Rural Action (HWRA) is offering North East Lincolnshire residents who have difficulty commuting the chance to sign up to the Wheels to Work scheme. The scheme aims to help more people get access to work, education and training, by offering eligible applicants a 49cc or 110cc scooter or electric bike….

3 days ago | General

Gas Safety Week 2021

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are supporting Gas Safe Register’s annual Gas Safety Week, from Monday 13 to Sunday 19 September. The Council and ENGIE are taking the opportunity to encourage residents to remain gas safe and ensure appliances are properly maintained. Without proper care and maintenance, you may be at…

4 days ago | Environment and community safety

Time-sensitive preliminary survey work planned for Local Plan site

NORTH East Lincolnshire Council has announced that work will be taking place on a number of time-sensitive preliminary surveys on a site earmarked in the local plan for a housing and link road development. The essential survey works are needed for fact finding and preparation only at this stage. Assurance has been given that this…

7 days ago | General

Phone lines down for Council tax and benefits queries

Today (Friday 10 September 2021) we will be carrying out a system upgrade. Whilst this upgrade is being carried out, our phone lines will be closed for enquiries relating to local taxation and benefits. The upgrade is expected to be completed around 12pm, at which point the phone lines will reopen. We apologise for any…

1 week ago | General

Flag raised to mark Emergency Services Day

LEADERS from across the political spectrum in North East Lincolnshire united to pay tribute to our emergency services personnel today. On what is National Emergency Services Day, Council leader Cllr Philip Jackson was joined by Labour Group Leader Cllr Matthew Patrick and Liberal Democrat leader Cllr Steve Beasant to raise the Emergency Services flag at…

1 week ago | General

Ground investigation works on Riverhead, Grimsby

From Monday 20 September for up to 4 days, localised ground investigation work will take place in Riverhead Square during the day-time from 9am to 6pm. This is part of the design work for the second phase of the works in the Riverhead area, and will involve drilling two boreholes on either side of the…

1 week ago | Town Deal

Four new citizens welcomed to the borough

FOUR new citizens were welcomed to the borough yesterday in the first British Citizenship ceremony to take place with dignitaries since the start of the COVID pandemic. Natagor, Ioana, Mariglen, and Joseph were invited to take the oath of allegiance in front of the Worshipful the Mayor of the Borough of North East Lincolnshire, Councillor…

1 week ago | Council information and partnerships
A photo of the Mayor and DLL presenting certificates in recognition of British Citizenship

The Knoll – like you’ve never seen it before

Ever wondered what’s behind the doors of the Knoll in Cleethorpes, home to the Armed Forces Major Events team? You might have already visited Blighty Café in the building on Knoll Street and had a glimpse of some of the beautifully restored flooring in the entrance hall. But thanks to some great technology, you can…

1 week ago | General

Heritage cash being made available to local organisations

“Heritage Starter” grants of up to £10,000 are being made available to local organisations to support heritage projects, small and large. At the end of last year, the Council secured £250,000 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to support heritage projects across North East Lincolnshire and Council Officers have been working in partnership with Heritage…

1 week ago | General
National Lottery Heritage Fund logo

Students across our patch return to the classroom for the new school term

Public Health officials have welcomed the return of students to the classroom as the new school term starts, stressing the importance of children and young people returning to some normality and benefitting from the education, social and health and wellbeing effects of the school environment. After a year of disruption due to COVID, public health…

1 week ago | COVID-19

Specialist development organisation sought for Future High Streets work

The next phase of the Future High Streets Fund work is underway as a tender is launched to find a specialist development management organisation to lead the project. Earlier this year, the government awarded £17.3 million  for the Future High Streets Fund bid from the Council and the owners of Freshney Place Shopping Centre. As…

1 week ago | General

Austin Mitchell: Civic Memorial Service

A Civic Memorial Service is to be held in memory of Austin Mitchell, who passed away last month. The service will be held at 12 noon on 20 September 2021 at Grimsby Minster. Due to current restrictions, there will be a limit on the numbers able to access the service, however local businesses and the…

1 week ago | General

Council CCTV upgrade moves a step closer

North East Lincolnshire Council’s planned £1m upgrade to CCTV infrastructure has moved a step closer with companies now being invited to tender for the work following a review of the current CCTV capability. The investment will see all existing cameras upgraded to digital, backed up by a new transmission network and state-of-the-art control room. New…

2 weeks ago | Environment and community safety

County leaders back plans to make Lincolnshire Day greatest-ever 

Council leaders from across greater Lincolnshire have come together to further strengthen ties across the historic county, backing plans to create a better future.  Cllrs Rob Waltham (North Lincolnshire), Martin Hill (Lincolnshire County) and Philip Jackson (North East Lincolnshire) met at Church Square House in Scunthorpe for the latest Greater Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Oversight Committee. …

2 weeks ago | General
Leaders of Greater Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire Councils holding a Lincolnshire flag

Draft design prepared for Corporation Road Bridge refurbishment – have your say!

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are launching the draft design engagement survey as the first look at design and traffic management proposals are released. The survey will be live from Monday 6 September until Friday 1 October. Investigative works have taken place in recent weeks to gain greater understanding of the…

2 weeks ago | General

Lighting column replacement on North Prom starts next week

A four-week project will start on Monday to replace the lighting columns on the North Prom ahead of the installation of the new “Luminations” later this year. From Monday 6 September, McCanns will be replacing 20 lighting columns along the prom to increase the load capacity of the columns to support the new lights. The…

2 weeks ago | General

Man sentenced after illicit cigarettes and tobacco seized from vehicle

A man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to three charges relating to counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco. Saman Hamzay, 24, of Chester Place, Cleethorpes, appeared before Grimsby Magistrates’ Court on Friday 27 August after pleading guilty at an earlier hearing to three charges under the Trade Marks Act 1994. These charges related to 78,360 counterfeit…

2 weeks ago | General
Illicit goods that were seized from Hamzay's vehicle