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Let’s work together to smarten up Grimsby town centre

North East Lincolnshire Council is launching a new campaign to fix up rundown buildings in Grimsby town centre. The project aims to improve the street scene in the town centre as it is poised for a wide-ranging, multi-million-pound transformation. Focused on the busy area around the Victoria Street West pedestrian precinct and surrounding streets, the…

2 months ago | Business and investment
Grimsby town centre from the air

Council to distribute new £4.5-million to help businesses hit by Covid

North East Lincolnshire Council will distribute £4.5-million to eligible local businesses as part of the Government’s Covid-19 Additional Relief Fund. The Government created the £1.5-billion fund to support businesses affected by the pandemic but not eligible for existing business rate support. Cabinet members met on 8 September to discuss a report about the fund and…

2 months ago | Business and investment

A new view for Freshney Place

FAMILY leisure activities, a cinema and a new modern market with an overall entrance featuring open community space, green landscaping, cafes, and seating – that is what Grimsby’s new look town centre could look like. Artists’ impressions of how a transformed western end of Freshney Place, Victoria Street and the Bull Ring could be, show…

3 months ago | Town Deal
Artist Impression Future High Streets scheme

Riverhead Square: your views wanted

The first glimpse of what Riverhead Square in Grimsby might look like in the future has been released for the public to have their say. In 2020, we did a survey about Grimsby town centre to feed into the development of the overall Masterplan. The main aim of the regeneration of the square is to…

4 months ago | Town Deal
Artist impression of Riverhead Square

Skills Fair returns to match youngsters with future employers

The annual Skills Fair returned this year, with over a thousand youngsters going along to meet with employers and education providers to find out about their options for the future. The event, which was organised by North East Lincolnshire Council, working with the Department for Work and Pensions, Franklin College, and Grimsby Institute for Further…

4 months ago | Business and investment
A photo of the skills fair

Coastal businesses to benefit from green tourism programme

Tourism businesses along the coast of Greater Lincolnshire are being invited to take part in a new programme to help them take advantage of being more environmentally sustainable. Considerate Group have been commissioned by the county council and Greater Lincolnshire LEP to deliver a Green Tourism Ambassador Training Program – working with a selection of…

7 months ago | Business and investment
Stainless steel recycling sculpture on Cleethorpes North Prom

Council Leader welcomes announcement of support for businesses

Council Leader, Philip Jackson, has welcomed the announcement from the Government about further support for businesses hit hard by the COVID pandemic.  Councillor Jackson said: “It’s no secret that the pandemic has hit many businesses hard. We have been very successful in getting COVID grant and wider support to our local business community to see…

11 months ago | Business and investment

Organisations get £1.2m share of Government cash

FIVE organisations across North East Lincolnshire are celebrating, following an announcement that they will share a total pot of £1.2m from central Government for a range of projects. All with the main aim of boosting job prospects and opportunity for residents across the borough, the five awards were announced this week by the UK Community…

1 year ago | Business and investment

Grimsby West LUF: update

THE leader of North East Lincolnshire Council has today expressed ‘disappointment’ at the news that a multi-million-pound Government Levelling Up Fund, (LUF), bid for major highways projects has been unsuccessful in this round. The near £50m bid was submitted for the first round of LUF funding earlier this year, but it was not listed as…

1 year ago | Grimsby West

Future of St James’s House to be considered at Cabinet next week

The Council’s Cabinet is set to review the future of St James House in the centre of Grimsby at its meeting next week. Local business support organisation, E-Factor, have come forward with investment plans to take over the currently vacant building, and subject to planning, create a new space for businesses. If approved at the…

1 year ago | General