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February 2023

Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre begins year with multiple awards

Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre is celebrating securing Arts Council Accreditation status following its recent assessment. Administered by Arts Council England on behalf of the UK Accreditation Partnership, Accreditation is the benchmark for well-run museums and galleries. The award demonstrates that Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre is well-managed and governed to the nationally agreed industry standard and…

1 year ago | General
The front of the building of Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

The big fin-ale: #MyFishGY lights up Grimsby

Catch world-class projections of community’s fish designs ‘swimming’ around town in spectacular two-night ending to year-long project An absolute whopper of an event lands in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, in the evenings of Friday 17 February 2023 and Saturday 18 February 2023. Everyone is invited to pop down between 5.30pm and 9.30pm, on both nights….

1 year ago | General
#MyFishGY logo

Restoration at historic cemetery buildings – six months into the job

Specialist contractors are six months into the restoration of three historic buildings at Scartho Cemetery in Grimsby. Work started in August on the prominent Gatekeeper’s Lodge, which has been empty and semi-derelict for 15 years, as well as the Cemetery Chapel and Waiting Room. So far, stonemasons have repointed the prominent chapel spire, repaired the…

1 year ago | General
Cemetery chapels undergoing restoration work

Council welcomes increase in care leaver apprenticeship funding, urges businesses to “get behind” the area’s most vulnerable children

A leading Councillor has welcomed an announcement from the Department for Education on an increase in bursaries offered to children who have grown up in the care of Local Authorities. The Apprenticeship Care Leaver’s bursary, which is offered to some of the most vulnerable young people in England and Wales as they join the career…

1 year ago | Children and families

Bus shelter reinstatement at Laceby Square

North East Lincolnshire Council and its delivery partner, Equans, are reinstating the bus shelter in Laceby Square on Grimsby Road, adjacent to Church Lane, on Wednesday 22 February. The works will take up to one working day to complete, and a small road closure will be in place between Grimsby Road and Church Lane to…

1 year ago | General
Bus stop road markings

Emergency Notice – Temporary Prohibition of Traffic (TTRN 22-194E) – Kiln Lane Level Crossing – Kiln Lane, Stallingborough – 13 February 2023

THE NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE BOROUGH COUNCIL ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – SECTION 14(2) KILN LANE LEVEL CROSSING – KILN LANE, STALLINGBOROUGH (TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC – TTRN 22-194E) EMERGENCY NOTICE 2023 WHEREAS the North East Lincolnshire Borough Council (hereinafter referred to as “the Council”), in exercise of its powers under Section 14 of the…

1 year ago | Public Notice

Investigation works on Peaks Parkway and Ellis Way

North East Lincolnshire Council and its delivery partner, Equans, are carrying out investigation works on Peaks Parkway (from Ellis Way junction to B&Q) and Ellis Way (from Peaks Parkway junction to Holles Street).  The works will include breaking out brickwork of the walls to carry out structural investigation works of the retaining structures behind the…

1 year ago | General

Former shop owner pleads guilty after Trading Standards seizure

A former Grimsby shop owner has pleaded guilty following a Trading Standards seizure of illicit cigarettes and tobacco. Atta Hussein Abasi, 27, of Tewkesbury Street, Cardiff, appeared before Grimsby Magistrates Court on Friday 10 February charged with eight offences relating to illegal tobacco products, four offences under the Trade Marks Act 1994 for possession to…

1 year ago | General
Abasi court case - goods seized

Improving security for residents on the East Marsh: How YOU could benefit from free home security kits

A project to improve security and reduce crime and anti-social behaviour on parts of East Marsh Ward in Grimsby got underway once again earlier this week. Officers from North East Lincolnshire Council, Humberside Police, Equans and Empower Home Security spent Tuesday knocking on doors around Durban Road, Julian Street, Buller Street and Humberstone Road, offering…

1 year ago | Environment and community safety
A photo of an officer knocking on a door