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December 2021

LFT collection and PCR testing – Christmas dates and locations

Christmas collection and testing information Christmas times and locations for Lateral Flow Test collection and assistance and for PCR testing. Should you or your household need access to a Lateral Flow Test Kit during the Christmas Period between the 24 December and 3 January 2022 these are the locations you can collect from. Please note…

2 years ago | COVID-19

Reminder – waste and recycling collections change during the Christmas holiday

North East Lincolnshire Council is reminding households that their waste and recycling collection dates change during the Christmas and New Year holiday. Visit to check your collection date and look out for the Christmas collections leaflet arriving in your letterbox this week – it’s inside the Winter Brochure. Some households will have their bins…

2 years ago | Bins, waste and recycling
Cover of the Festive Bin Days calendar

Please keep recycling banks tidy this Christmas holiday

North East Lincolnshire Council warning people they face a fine if they dump rubbish at ‘bring to’ recycling banks this Christmas holiday. Recycling banks are dotted across the borough at busy locations such as supermarkets and car parks. They are there for householders to recycle reasonable amounts of cans, glass, paper and plastic in the…

2 years ago | Bins, waste and recycling
Bring to recycling banks in Grimsby with 'no dumping' written across it.

Get jabbed and get shopping: new vaccination clinic opens in Freshney Place

Grab-a-jab at Grimsby’s Freshney Place Shopping Centre between today and Christmas Eve. A walk-in COVID vaccination unit opened in the centre at 10am today and will be offering jabs every day between now and Christmas Eve. It is offering Pfizer and Moderna first and second vaccines for people aged 16-plus, and boosters for those over…

2 years ago | COVID-19

New roundabout complete as A18 reopens following vital road safety improvements

A series of improvements – including a new roundabout, carriageway widening, barriers and lower speed limits – have been introduced to make the A18 safer for road users. The highway is set to officially reopen tomorrow, Saturday 18 December, following a final inspection today, Friday 17 December. The work followed an independent safety review held…

2 years ago | General
NELC and EQUANS representatives at the reopening of the A18

Budget consultation – have your say

COVID-19 and its impact upon some of North East Lincolnshire’s most vulnerable communities is continuing to put pressure on North East Lincolnshire Council’s financial situation. And, says the authority’s Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Finance, Cllr Stan Shreeve, public sector reform running alongside economic pressures and inflation, is also predicted to add to a…

2 years ago | General

HEY Credit Union now open in North East Lincolnshire

HEY Credit Union, the not-for-profit community bank serving people who live or work in the Humber Region, has opened a new branch in North East Lincolnshire. Open to anyone in the area to join, the Credit Union provides safe and handy savings accounts for the whole family, and affordable, responsible credit solutions for people looking…

2 years ago | General
Image shows Cllr Ron Shepherd (NELC), Quinn Needham, John Smith and Sally Johnston (HEY Credit Union), with Derek O'Connell (Lincs Inspire) outside Cleethorpes Library.