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March 2022

Tell us which crimes are a priority to you

Local people are being invited to take part in an annual consultation to tell the authorities in our area about their experiences of crime.   The consultation, which is held each year, is part of the Joint Strategic Intelligence Assessment (JSIA), and helps the Community Safety Partnership to get a clearer picture of where to…

2 years ago | Council information and partnerships

More homes can now recycle their food waste

North East Lincolnshire Council is expanding its food waste recycling pilot to more homes this Spring. The Council started collecting food waste every week on one of its bin rounds last April. Households in the pilot area received a lockable outdoor bin and a small caddy for their kitchen. The pilot area includes 4,680 homes…

2 years ago | Bins, waste and recycling
Food waste collection vehicle

Fine increase as council toughens stance on littering

North East Lincolnshire Council is increasing the amount it fines people for dropping litter. People who drop litter will be fined £150 from 1 April 2022, an increase of £50. Enforcement officers working on behalf of the Council issued 865 fixed penalty notices in 2021 for littering and littering from a vehicle. A further 169…

2 years ago | Environment and community safety
Litter left in Boating Lake car park Cleethorpes

Stanford school pupils shine a light on traffic troubles

A group of pupils at Stanford Junior and Infant School are working hard to raise awareness of the dangers they face on their daily commute. Pupils at the Cooper Lane school in Laceby have identified key problem areas including narrow lanes, limited visibility and congestion caused by parking. The highways and transport team at EQUANS…

2 years ago | General
Children at Stanford School

New £3.6m bridge opens at Suggitt’s Lane in Cleethorpes

A £3.6m accessible footbridge in Cleethorpes has opened today (18 March) to reconnect people in the seaside town with the beachfront. The new bridge includes ramps and stairs to provide an accessible and safe route over the railway from Suggitt’s Lane to the promenade. The project was jointly funded with £2m from Network Rail and…

2 years ago | General

Stories will form the backbone of our creative future

The new “Creativity Strategy” for North East Lincolnshire has been approved by the Council’s Cabinet [Weds 16 March 2022]. The strategy, developed working with specialist organisation, Beam and funded by NELC, Arts Council England and National Lottery Heritage Fund, will help to drive forward work to underpin the resurgence in creative activity in the area….

2 years ago | General
The Twilight Hour event. Photo by Tom Arran

How you could get help with your bills and tips to keep costs down

As energy prices are on the rise, our home energy team has some tips on keeping bills as low as possible and how to get help if needed, both financially and mentally. Is it a challenge to pay your energy bills? Are you choosing to heat your home or feed your family? Are you living…

2 years ago | General
Woman sitting in front of the fireplace and holding cup of tea in hand on legs

Young Reporters – 10 years of delivering fresh perspectives

Overview A project initiated and supported by young people in the Youth Action Group almost 10 years ago, only around 6 months after we started the Young Advisors team here in NE Lincs. The project was conceived by the young people working in partnership with the Children’s services director and Grimsby Telegraph.  This was in…

2 years ago | Your voice