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January 2022

Depot refurbishment works get underway

Demolition and site clearance works start this week to make way for the refurbishment of North East Lincolnshire Council’s Doughty Road Depot in Grimsby. Planning permission for the transformation was granted last week and contractors start site preparation works from Monday 17 January. These first works include removing asbestos from some of the buildings that…

1 year ago | General
Visualisation of the refurbished depot

Proposed new cycle lane on Weelsby Road brought to a halt

The proposal to introduce a dedicated cycleway on a section of the A46 will not go ahead. The decision follows extensive consultation carried out in late 2021. If support could have been secured, the new cycle lane on Weelsby Road would have run between Bargate and Peaks Parkway. Councillor Stewart Swinburn, portfolio holder for environment…

1 year ago | General

Magical winter fairies hiding in North East Lincolnshire

New trails have been launched around North East Lincolnshire towns as part of the Council’s drive to get families out and about during the winter months. The Love Exploring app, launched last year in North East Lincolnshire, has a new game, specially created for the winter break that features augmented reality dancing fairies and you…

1 year ago | General

Work starts on Cleethorpes cemetery extension

Construction works have started on a field in Cleethorpes as part of plans to extend Cleethorpes cemetery. The cemetery, which first opened in 1877, is to be extended into a neighbouring field to increase the space at the site for future burials. The works will include the construction of a new paved road and drainage…

1 year ago | Council information and partnerships

Corporation Road Bridge refurbishment – project update

Plans are progressing for the major restoration of Corporation Road Bridge. The tender period for the works has now closed and the process of reviewing the submissions is now underway. A number of contractors have submitted bids to carry out the works and these are currently being reviewed. Following which the contract will be awarded…

1 year ago | General

River Freshney water quality project starts next week

Work is due to start next week on a key project to improve the water quality of the River Freshney in Grimsby. For around 6 weeks, a specialist contractor, Ebsford Environmental, have been appointed to undertake dredging of the river between West Haven Maltings opposite Frederick Ward Way and the ABP pumping station. Dredging is…

1 year ago | General