North East Lincolnshire Council

September 2017

Celebrating Ability

When: Wednesday, October 4 from 9:30am to 12 noon Where: Grimsby Leisure Centre The next Inspiring Lives disability sports session at Grimsby Leisure Centre will celebrate the achievements of everyone involved in the programme since its launch three years ago.…

2 months ago
EXPLORE NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE’S ARCHIVES

FIVE hundred year old artefacts and historical documents from Lincs Inspire Library and Archives resources can be viewed at an event at Waltham Library in October at part of National Libraries Week (9-14 October). The free Treasures Event takes place…

2 months ago
New home for Bursar Primary Academy as work begins at former school site on Clee Road

Bursar Primary Academy in Cleethorpes has been given the go-ahead to relocate to the former Matthew Humberstone Lower school site. North East Lincolnshire Council and its partner ENGIE have now started refurbishment works at the Clee Road site. It will…

2 months ago
New partnership formed to support Armed Forces personnel, veterans and their families

Five local councils have joined forces to strengthen the area’s local Armed Forces Covenants, which support those who are serving, veterans and their families. Hull City Council, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North Lincolnshire Council, North East Lincolnshire Council and…

2 months ago
‘Let’s Talk About It’ at Waltham Library

A series of monthly talks and presentations at Waltham Library begins in October when Loretta Rivett will deliver a talk on the Lincolnshire dialect on Friday 20th October 2017 from 2.30pm. The series of talks, entitled ‘Let’s Talk About It’,…

2 months ago
Pay & display machines to no longer accept old £1 coins

Pay and display parking machines across the borough will cease to accept the old £1 coin from Friday. From Friday 29 September the old coins will no longer be accepted by Council-owned pay and display parking machines at car parks…

2 months ago
Bid to transform Bradley Football Development Centre into flagship sports facility

North East Lincolnshire Council is bidding for money to transform the Bradley Football Development Centre (FDC) into a regional centre of football development excellence. The Council is drawing up a bid to install two new artificial turf pitches (bringing the…

2 months ago
New scheme to help small businesses to be introduced

Plans for the introduction of a scheme to help out small businesses in North East Lincolnshire have been given the go-ahead by councillors at today’s Cabinet meeting. Three new schemes are to be introduced to support businesses, in particular, those…

2 months ago
Fun, free animal open day!

Museum Safari: Animals from the Collection Free Exhibition 30 September 2017 to 11  March 2018 Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre Muriel Barker Gallery Grab your binoculars and get ready to go on safari! The new display of objects from the collections…

2 months ago
Now’s the time for Yorkshire and Humber smokers to quit as success rate rises

There has never been a better time to quit smoking according to new data which shows quitting success rates at their highest for a decade. The figures have been published ahead of this year’s Stoptober – now in its sixth…

2 months ago
Residents encouraged to get online

Local people are being encouraged to get online and try new things during the upcoming Get Online Week 2017. North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with Lincs Inspire, are hosting a series of workshops and sessions to show people…

2 months ago
Pop Up Poets in Lincs Inspire Libraries

NORTH East Lincolnshire has a wealth of talented local authors and Lincs Inspire Libraries is giving residents the opportunity to meet and discover their work during Libraries Week in October. Rebecca Mascull will be talking about her latest book -…

2 months ago
Have a wild time with the Fishing Heritage Centre

The Grimsby fishing heritage centre is inviting you to have a fun filled day at their opening event on Saturday 30 September. Bring your children to this free event where they can explore the animals within the North East Lincolnshire…

2 months ago
Borough set to bring words to life with music festival

The region is set to rock to a series of incredible music performances later this month at the first of an annual music festival aimed at bringing music to the masses. The WaM Festival – Words and Music across North…

2 months ago
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Discover Something New In Your Library

CELEBRATE Libraries Week by discovering the range of things you can do at your Lincs Inspire Library from 9 – 14 October.   As well as a packed programme of weekly activities, Lincs Inspire Libraries has organised a number of…

2 months ago
Good rating for North East Lincolnshire’s Children’s Services

Independent inspectors, Ofsted, have awarded North East Lincolnshire Council’s Children’s Social Care Service a “good” rating in the latest inspection. The Council is one of only four other councils in the country with the highest levels of deprivation in their…

2 months ago
What goes around, comes around

National Recycle Week takes place from 25 September to 1 October this year, so now is a good time to get involved. Ask yourselves “what do I recycle?” and “what else can I recycle?” We know about one third of…

2 months ago
Borough’s transport network gets key fobs for the visually impaired

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE, are launching Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) react key fobs to support visually impaired residents use real time bus information signs across the borough. The fobs allow users to…

2 months ago
Public Notice of Publication of a Local Plan Schedule of Proposed Main Modifications – 21st September 2017

Public Notice – North East Lincolnshire Council Localism Act 2011 – The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 Notice of Publication of a local plan Schedule of Proposed Main Modifications North East Lincolnshire Council is seeking your views and comments…

2 months ago
Final building block for funding drops into place for Cleethorpes

North East Lincolnshire Council has been awarded nearly £2million thanks to National Lottery players to help enhance the historic character of Cleethorpes Town Centre. The ‘Discover Cleethorpes Heritage’ Townscape Heritage (TH) programme will deliver a five year regeneration scheme with…

2 months ago
Coffee, Poetry and Jazz Pop-ups in Lincs Inspire Libraries

LOCAL poets will be popping up in Lincs Inspire Libraries as part of National Poetry Day on Thursday, September 28. Live readings are taking place by Maria Garner in Waltham Library, Rob Etty in Cleethorpes Library, Caroline Burton in Immingham…

2 months ago
Council meetings information

Find details of all council meetings, committees and panels including: Appointments committee Audit and governance committee Cabinet Full council Crime and disorder committee Greater Lincolnshire leadership board Health and wellbeing board Humber Police and crime panel Licensing and community protection…

2 months ago
Gas Safety Week: Fighting for a Gas Safe nation

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE, is proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week 2017, taking place this week. Gas Safety Week aims to raise awareness of gas safety and highlight the importance of taking care of…

2 months ago
Customer access point closing early on 14th September 2017

Please be aware that our Customer Access Point at the Grimsby Municipal Offices will be closing at 3 pm on Thursday 14th September due to staff training. It will reopen at 8.30 am on Friday 15th September. Apologies for any…

2 months ago
Bird keepers encouraged to register for disease alerts

People who keep poultry and other birds are being urged to sign up for disease alerts in case there’s a risk of bird flu as the autumn migration season approaches. North East Lincolnshire Council is advising people to register their…

2 months ago
UK leadership in Renewable Energy being discussed as catalyst for growth in post-Brexit economy

Following the announcement from North East Lincolnshire Council (NELC) of plans to regenerate the Greater Grimsby area, with a multi-million pound investment drive, some of the country’s biggest and most influential energy officials – drawn from central government to large…

2 months ago
Market traders join together for MacMillan

Traders at Grimsby’s Top Town Market are joining forces to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support. The traders have organised a family fun day, including face painting, a raffle for two signed Grimsby Town football shirts and other prizes, and…

2 months ago
Freshney Green Travel Planning project enters the final stages

The final stage of a project offering free personalised travel plans to people living on the Freshney Green Estate will begin at the end of September. The Residential Planning Project launched by North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with…

2 months ago
Improving the area’s roads – resurfacing starts next week

Nine roads in different parts of the borough are set to be resurfaced during the next few weeks. Earlier this year the Council, working in partnership with ENGIE, secured £563,000 from the Department for Transport’s National Productivity Investment Fund. Sections…

3 months ago
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Want to win more business in North East Lincolnshire? Why not become an approved contractor?

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE, is offering businesses advice and guidance on how they can become an approved contractor for a number of new projects planned for the next four years. The partnership is renewing its…

3 months ago
Pick up public transport advice in Grimsby

Bus and rail travellers in North East Lincolnshire have the opportunity to ask questions, make comments or simply pick up a bus timetable guide in Grimsby on Thursday 21 September. The bus and rail surgery will be held onboard ‘Bus…

3 months ago
Public Notice of Planning Applications – 7th September 2017

NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE COUNCIL Publicity of Planning & Related Applications The applications set out in the Schedule below are required to be given wider publicity and public comment is invited. Copies of the applications can be viewed on-line at https://www.nelincs.gov.uk/…

3 months ago
Temporary Prohibition of Traffic Order – 7th September 2017

THE BOROUGH OF NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE THE NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE BOROUGH COUNCIL (LEVEL CROSSING MAINTENANCE WORKS, VARIOUS LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE BOROUGH – LV17- 129) (TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC) ORDER 2017   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the North East Lincolnshire…

3 months ago
Remember, remember to plan for the 5th of November

Are you organising a public bonfire or firework display in North East Lincolnshire this year? If so, North East Lincolnshire Council is reminding organisers that the Council, Humberside Fire and Rescue and other organisations need to be notified of public…

3 months ago
Have your say on Council tax support

North East Lincolnshire Council is consulting with residents about the financial support  for Council tax. The consultation will seek the views of residents on the support offered to low-income households faced with council tax bills, where the money for this…

3 months ago
Council Tax Consultation

The consultation is open from 5th September 2017 to 31st October 2017. You can have your say by completing the Council Tax Consultation online or by completing a paper survey at Lincs Inspire libraries or the Customer Access Point.  Completed paper surveys can…

3 months ago
Will your workplace be top of the Cycle leader board?

Businesses and workplaces in north East Lincolnshire are set to compete for the top spot on the Love to Ride Cycle September challenge. The Cycle September campaign, which was launched last weekend at a Love to Ride event in Cleethorpes,…

3 months ago
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An Evening with John McDermott and Mark Lever

TWO Grimsby Town Football Club legends will be appearing at Bradley Football Development Centre on Friday 8th September. An Evening with John McDermott and Mark Lever will see both player recalling tales from days gone by and is an event…

3 months ago
Grimsby ice rink handed over to Community Group

North East Lincolnshire Council has handed over the keys to Grimsby ice rink following an agreement reached last month with the Grimsby Ice Rink Community Group. The plans, which were agreed at a meeting of the Council’s Cabinet in August…

3 months ago