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March 2023

£20million announced by Government to support Grimsby town centre leisure scheme

In the Chancellor’s budget today, North East Lincolnshire Council’s bid to the Government’s Levelling Up Fund to support the remodelling of Grimsby Town Centre has been approved. This is on top of the successful Levelling Up Fund bid for Cleethorpes Town Centre announced last month. The £20million, secured for Grimsby Town Centre, will be used…

1 year ago | General
Proposed Freshney Place development from the Bullring

Tributes paid to former councillor and Mayor

Tributes have been paid following the sad death of former North East Lincolnshire Councillor and Mayor of North East Lincolnshire, Terry Walker. Terry was twice Mayor of North East Lincolnshire Council in 1997-98 and 2019-21. He was elected to Great Grimsby Borough Council in 1988 as a Labour councillor for the Carnforth ward and on…

1 year ago | General

Life through the lens in February: assault, graffiti and burglary

CCTV in North East Lincolnshire which is delivered by North East Lincolnshire Council’s delivery partner, Equans, last month captured a number of assaults, helping Police to track down the alleged assailants. The Council’s Public Space CCTV network, which recently underwent a £2.2m upgrade, has already this year helped emergency services to save lives and solve…

1 year ago | Environment and community safety
A blurred photo of the newly upgraded control room

Finding out your priorities for the coming year

An annual consultation has been launched to find out about local resident’s experiences of crime and anti-social behaviour, and their perception of criminal activity in the area. 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…

1 year ago | Environment and community safety

Civic Awards 2023: And the winners are…

Scores of inspiring people from across the borough gathered at Grimsby Town Hall on Friday night for the Civic Awards 2023. The awards celebrate community spirit in North East Lincolnshire and there was plenty to celebrate at the ceremony. Cllr Stephen Beasant, Mayor of North East Lincolnshire, said: “The Civic Awards really topped off an…

1 year ago | General
All winners in the Civic Awards

How has flooding impacted you? Local Flood Risk Management Strategy to be reviewed

North East Lincolnshire Council, with their delivery partner, Equans, are reviewing the 2015 Local Flood Risk Management Strategy to bring it up to date and in line with the National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) Strategy which was published in July 2020. As part of this review, the council want to compile existing…

1 year ago | General

Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre launches exhibition to uncover Stories from the Sea

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre’s art collection contains a library of epic maritime tales! Stories from the Sea, a co-curated exhibition with museum volunteers, creative writers and local actors uncovers the hidden stories of those who worked and sailed on the ships working out of the iconic…

1 year ago | General
Artwork for exhibition