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December 2021

5 simple ways to avoid COVID this Christmas

It’s a fact. Nobody wants COVID for Christmas. With cases of the omicron variant surging in England, it’s going to be difficult to avoid the virus having an impact on your festive plans, but we might be able to help with five ways to avoid COVID this Christmas. Get jabbed It’s obvious, right? Getting two…

2 years ago | COVID-19

Venues urged to follow new COVID rules

Owners and managers of venues in the area have been urged to stick to new COVID restrictions, requiring customers to show proof of their vaccination status or a recent negative COVID test. The legislation, which came into effect at 6am on 15 December 2021, was designed to limit access to certain venues amidst a spike…

2 years ago | COVID-19

Some great ideas to stretch the muscles between Christmas and New Year

If you’re looking for something to do this holiday, why not head to the Discover North East Lincolnshire website for some great ideas on getting out and about in the fresh air. Packed full of information about things to do, there’s plenty of ideas on the website on how to get out and about for…

2 years ago | General

Seeking events’ managers!

In the early new year, the council is looking to run some events in our town centres, based on the theme of “Love your town”. Up to three separate events – for Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham town centres – are being scheduled to take place in February to coincide with St Valentine’s Day and the…

2 years ago | General

£15k boost for bereavement support charity

UK bereavement support charity, Cruse Bereavement support, with the local Grimsby, Cleethorpes & Louth branch benefiting from a £15,000 donation from Grimsby Crematorium. Cruse offer nationwide support to those experiencing grief after the loss of a loved one. The charity answers some 30,000 calls to their helpline each year and this year alone some 24,000…

2 years ago | Council information and partnerships
A photo of the cheque presentation

A festive treat! Phone ‘n’ Ride passenger wins Christmas hamper

One lucky passenger on the Phone ‘n’ Ride bus service has won a luxury Christmas hamper, simply for using the service. Eileen Borman from Immingham was the winner of the hamper, which included fresh items such as sausage rolls and cheeses, as well as chutney, plum bread, biscuits and chocolates. The Phone ‘n’ Ride service…

2 years ago | General
Phone n Ride Christmas hamper competition winner Eileen Borman

Vandals damage Cleethorpes shelters

Vandals damaged a set of well-known shelters in Cleethorpes at the weekend. Council staff discovered the damage at the four Kingsway shelters on Sunday. Graffiti tags have been scrawled over one shelter and the windows and surrounds smashed or removed at the other three. If you know anything about what happened, please contact the police…

2 years ago | General
Smashed window at Kingsway shelter in Cleethorpes.

Grimsby Central Library to reopen in January

Grimsby Central Library is due to open in the middle of January after it had to close for urgent repairs and replacement works in the main Lending Library and entrance foyer. In a joint statement, North East Lincolnshire Council and Lincs Inspire said: “Grimsby Central Library temporarily closed in November as a precaution following a…

2 years ago | General

Council Leader welcomes announcement of support for businesses

Council Leader, Philip Jackson, has welcomed the announcement from the Government about further support for businesses hit hard by the COVID pandemic.  Councillor Jackson said: “It’s no secret that the pandemic has hit many businesses hard. We have been very successful in getting COVID grant and wider support to our local business community to see…

2 years ago | Business and investment