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March 2023

Revamp plans for 28 play parks across North East Lincolnshire

North East Lincolnshire Council has confirmed it is carrying out improvements at more than 20 of its play parks so more children can stay safe, active and enjoy playing outdoors. Twenty-eight parks will be refurbished and upgraded over the next 18 months thanks to an £800,000 investment from the Council. The most pressing works are…

1 year ago | General
Haverstoe Park play area in Cleethorpes

Two arrests and more than 25 fines given during multi-agency crackdown

Enforcement officers from North East Lincolnshire Council led a multi-agency crackdown in Grimsby against unlawful waste carriers and defective commercial vehicles. Working with Humberside Police, Driver Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) and His Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), they stopped 28 van drivers for checks to their paperwork and their vehicles. During the operation on Tuesday…

1 year ago | Environment and community safety
Cllr Ron Shepherd with Will Abe at Garibaldi Street MADOA

Two major milestones completed this week in the Freshney Place leisure development

Two more major milestones have been completed this week in the progress towards a new leisure offer and market hall at Freshney Place. This comes in the wake of the announcement yesterday that the Council was allocated money in the Chancellor’s budget to help deliver the scheme.  Following the approval of the planning application last…

1 year ago | General
Ben Hall, Morgan Sindall and Cllr Philip Jackson, NELC Leader outside Freshney Place in Grimsby

Bus Service Improvement Plan year one funding to be received this month

North East Lincolnshire Council and its delivery partner, Equans, have received confirmation that £837k of the £4.7m funding from the Department for Transport (DfT) to deliver the Bus Service Improvement Plan for year one, will be received by the end of March. This is the first part of the funding and further funding is expected…

1 year ago | General

Work to start on site at Riverhead on Monday

Work is due to start on site at Riverhead in Grimsby next week (Monday 20 March) to create a new open space in the centre of town. Since the hoardings went up, the main contractors have since been secured, and the build programme finalised. Additionally, work has been going on behind the hoardings to remove…

1 year ago | General
Riverhead Square artist impression

Planter boxes have started to fill up at Pilgrim Academy

Late last year, North East Lincolnshire Council and its delivery partner, Equans, announced the awarded share of £6.7m for new Flood and Coastal Resilience Innovation Programme. Since then, sustainable drainage retrofit techniques to mitigate flooding have been put in motion. In February, planter boxes were installed during half-term at the following four schools: Pilgrim Academy,…

1 year ago | General
Pilgrim Academy pupils with plants

Historic smokehouse repairs nearly complete

Conservation repair work on the Alfred Enderby Smokehouse on the Port of Grimsby has just about been completed. Started last September, the work by local firm ES Rudkin Ltd has included reinstating historic features as well as improving security features on the building. The building listed as a Grade II structure, is one of the…

1 year ago | General
Cowls at Alfred Enderbys

It’s a Mother’s Day / Mariners mashup at Grimsby Tip

Workers at Grimsby Community Recycling Centre are creating a Mother’s Day / Mariners mashup for to celebrate this weekend. They’ll be dressing up as daffodils and giving a bunch of flowers to all mums who visit the site to recycle things they no longer need. As well as Mother’s Day, the team are also getting…

1 year ago | Bins, waste and recycling
Troy and Harry at Grimsby Tip with their Grimsby Town characters.

Planning Notice – Environmental Impact Assessment – Proposed Development at Immingham Railfreight Terminal

NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE COUNCIL The Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2017 Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015 NOTICE UNDER ARTICLE 13(4) OR (5) OF APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMISSION NOTICE UNDER ARTICLE 13(3) OF APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMISSION ACCOMPANIED BY AN ENVIRONMENTAL STATEMENT Proposed development at…

1 year ago | Planning and development

Public Notice of Planning Applications – 16 March 2023

NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE COUNCIL Publicity of Planning and Related Applications The applications set out in the Schedule below are required to be given wider publicity and public comment is invited. Copies of the applications can be viewed online at The reason for publicising each application is indicated after the application number as follows:- (01)…

1 year ago | Planning and development