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October 2021

Health bosses in North East Lincolnshire are urging the public to be aware of COVID symptoms and arrange a test as infection rates increase again

Local doctors are seeing a lot of patients, especially young people, with respiratory and cold-like symptoms who go on to test positive for COVID-19. Geoff Barnes, Acting Director of Public Health in North East Lincolnshire, urged people showing COVID and other related symptoms to arrange a PCR test and self-isolate to avoid spreading the illness,…

3 years ago | Health and wellbeing

Works to take place to permanently close Hewitt’s Avenue layby

A layby on Hewitt’s Avenue, opposite the car dealerships, in Cleethorpes is being permanently closed following initial works to prevent vehicle access. The layby was temporarily closed in 2018 to prevent access following reports of fly-tipping and anti-social behaviour in the layby. The legal Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) process to permanently close the layby is…

3 years ago | General

Ambitious Bus Service Improvement Plan progresses with Cabinet approval

Leading Councillors have agreed to submit a £39m Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) to Government for public transport improvements to be delivered over a five-year period following a special Cabinet meeting held this evening, Wednesday 20 October. As previously reported, highway officials have prepared the plan in response to the National Bus Strategy and have…

3 years ago | General

Footpath testing works taking place in Grimsby

Footway testing works will be taking place later this month at the Bargate and Dudley Street junction and on Hainton Avenue, between Sixhills Street and Catherine Street, in Grimsby. The works will start on Monday 25 October and are expected to take no longer than five days to complete in both locations. No traffic management…

3 years ago | General

Can you find the Cleethorpes Monsters….?

Retailers in Cleethorpes town centre are hosting a free Monster Trail for some family fun over the coming weeks. DiscoverNorthEastLincolnshire has created a unique trail which challenges families to find the 24 cute monsters, hand painted by local children, in the windows of shops in Cleethorpes. The monsters will be hiding in the windows of…

3 years ago | General
Monster trail event poster

Don’t let your Halloween fun go up in flames

The spookiest time of year is almost upon us as people begin their mission to find the best Halloween costume. But you must remember to stay safe and ensure you are buying good quality toys, costumes and make-up. North East Lincolnshire Council Trading Standards officers are warning shoppers to be careful. Councillor Ron Shepherd, portfolio…

3 years ago | General
Halloween pumpkin

It’s green for go for the new creative workspace

Plans have been approved for a brand-new workspace which will be created on Grimsby docks for a mixture of artists and creative entrepreneurs. World renowned conservation architects and historic buildings consultants, Donald Insall Associates, were appointed last year to develop plans to create the new workspace, and a planning application was submitted earlier this year…

3 years ago | General
Creative workspace current frontages

New apartments shortlisted for national award

A new Grimsby apartment block has been shortlisted for second national award Cordage View, situated on the corner of Eleanor Street and Convamore Road in Grimsby, was opened in February for adult social care independent living opportunities. The site was shortlisted earlier this year for an Inside Housing Development Award, and has now been shortlisted…

3 years ago | Homes and property
Photo of Cordage View

Spooky goings on around Grimsby and Cleethorpes

New trails have been launched around the towns as part of the Council’s drive to get families out and about this half term on the lead up to Halloween. The Love Exploring app, launched earlier this year in North East Lincolnshire, has a new game, specially created for Halloween and the half term that features…

3 years ago | General