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January 2021

Wildlife to benefit from Novartis legacy

A LEGACY to Novartis Grimsby will take the shape of a unique wildlife site, which will provide industrial opportunity along the South Humber Bank in the decades ahead. When the pharmaceutical giant leaves the town in December 2021 after 70-years it will have transferred 35 acres of its land as a legacy to the local…

3 years ago | General

University students urged to do their bit and make sensible decisions

Local students hoping to return to university in the coming days are being urged by a leading Councillor to ‘do their bit, make sensible decisions and save lives.’ Councillor Ian Lindley, portfolio holder for children, education and young people, made the comments when reacting to news of the Government’s latest coronavirus national lockdown. Councillor Lindley…

3 years ago | Children and families

Topographical survey works taking place

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, will be carrying out a topographical survey on the A46, between the Weelsby Road and Bargate junction, to the Isaac’s Hill roundabout on Clee Road.   The surveying will be taking place between Monday 18 January and Wednesday 3 February.   During the works, there will…

3 years ago | General

COVID-19: Seen a business that shouldn’t be open? Report it

Businesses are being reminded to adhere to Government rules following the announcement of another national lockdown. To reduce social contact, the regulations require some businesses to close and impose restrictions on how some businesses provide goods and services. The current national lockdown means non-essential retail must close and can only run click-and-collect and delivery. Hospitality…

3 years ago | General

COVID-19: New and replacement bus pass changes

In response to the latest national lockdown, the bus pass issuing sites in North East Lincolnshire have changed their renewal process to ensure the safety of staff and visitors. Centre4   New and replacement bus passes will be continuing at Centre4 on an appointment-only basis. To book an appointment, call (01472) 236688. Grimsby Central Library   The library will be closed…

3 years ago | General
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Be scam aware

As England enters another national lockdown, Trading Standards officers at North East Lincolnshire Council are warning people to be scam aware. There have been various COVID-related scams circulating across the country since the pandemic began. Criminals have been exploiting fears about the pandemic to prey on members of the public, particularly older and vulnerable people…

3 years ago | General
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Seven more in court after cycling in Grimsby town centre

Seven more people are sharing a court bill of more than £2,700 after failing to pay fines for cycling in Grimsby town centre. The seven cases were heard at Grimsby Magistrates’ Court on Friday 27 November, Friday 4 and Friday 11 December. Cases against three defendants were proved in their absence. Two were fined £100…

3 years ago | General