North East Lincolnshire Council

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Taxi drivers put under the spotlight

Licensing officers from North East Lincolnshire Council carried out a series of late-night checks on taxi drivers in our area. The inspections came ahead of the winter weather and the festive period. Council officers, working with officers from Humberside Police,…

1 day ago
Free late-night parking in Abbey Walk for Christmas shoppers

Shoppers will be able to enjoy free parking in Grimsby’s Abbey Walk car park from the end of November ahead of the festive period. As the countdown to Christmas starts the multi-storey car park will once again stay open later…

1 month ago
Market initiative to welcome teenage entrepreneurs

A popular national initiative to encourage young people into starting up a business of their own is set to come to Grimsby. Grimsby’s Top Town Market is hosting its first Teenage Market on Saturday 1 December. The Teenage Market is…

1 month ago
‘A godsend’ – the Council scheme helping to get people to work

Do you struggle to travel to and from work because of a lengthy distance or lack of transport? If so, the wheels to work scheme could be for you! The scheme, which aims to help more people get access to…

1 month ago
Travel planning opportunity for local businesses

A project aimed at encouraging businesses and employees to consider greener and healthier methods of transport is progressing across North East Lincolnshire. The project, managed by the council’s regeneration partner ENGIE, launched last year and offers businesses a full travel…

1 month ago
Remembering those who gave their lives

Grimsby Top Town Market is currently hosting an exhibition and craft workshop remembering those who gave their lives during World War I and II. The exhibition, supported by the Royal British Legion, is located in the heart of Grimsby Top…

2 months ago
£6 million boost for SMEs in the Humber region

Growing businesses in the Humber will be able to access assistance offered as part of more than £6 million of European funding as three unique projects are launched in November. Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the region could benefit…

2 months ago
Gaming workshops at Top Town Market

Grimsby Top Town Market’s newest trader, Grim Dice Tabletop Gaming, is launching regular tabletop gaming workshops as part of the market’s event calendar. During their opening week of trading, workshops will be held on: Thursday 25 October between 9am and…

2 months ago
Green light for Stallingborough Interchange Business Park

A new £2.6m business park has been approved (10 October) by North East Lincolnshire Council’s planning committee as part of the SHIIP programme designed to improve the economy in the area. Strategically located at the junction of the A180 and the…

2 months ago
Local artist comes to the Market

Grimsby Top Town Market, managed by North East Lincolnshire Council’s regeneration partner ENGIE, is hosting its very own resident artist and he wants you involved. Local artist Terry Clarke will be capturing the life and soul of his surroundings as…

3 months ago
Sign up and join the competition to top the cycle leader board!

Businesses in North East Lincolnshire are once again gearing up to compete for the top spot and big prizes during Love to Ride’s Cycle September challenge. Cycle September, organised by Love to Ride and supported by North East Lincolnshire Council…

4 months ago
Grimsby Town Centre’s heritage and history showcased at Grimsby Top Town Market

A collection of vintage photographs celebrating the heritage and history of Grimsby’s Bull Ring is currently on show at Grimsby Top Town Market. North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE and Lincs Inspire, are exhibiting a selection of…

5 months ago
£10m investment announced in Humber road and housing projects

Three new infrastructure development projects are set to get underway in the Humber thanks to a total allocation of more than £8m from the Government’s Local Growth Fund (LGF) secured by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership through the Humber’s Growth…

5 months ago
New offices to get abseil inspection

It is not every day you expect to see someone abseiling down an office in Grimsby town centre, but there is no cause for concern – it is part of a final inspection survey which will be carried out on…

5 months ago
Government announces landmark Town Deal for Greater Grimsby

Over 8,800 new jobs and nearly 10,000 new homes will be delivered in Greater Grimsby thanks to a new, ground-breaking Stage 1 Town Deal worth £67m, the Government announced today. Local Growth Minister, Jake Berry MP and Business Minister, Lord…

5 months ago
Local pubs to get new weapon in the battle against drunken violence

Pubs and clubs across North East Lincolnshire are set to get more help in the fight to stop alcohol-related violence in the area. Pubwatch North East Lincolnshire, working with North East Lincolnshire Council’s licensing and safer and stronger communities teams,…

7 months ago
Easter fun days come to Grimsby Top Town Market

Grimsby’s Top Town Market will be hosting a series of special events to mark Easter, offering shoppers an entertaining atmosphere. The market will play host to The Moonshiners band from 10am to 3pm on Friday 30 March 2018 day, offering…

9 months ago
First Stronger Communities funding recipient announced

The group behind the success of Grimsby Ice Rink have been unveiled as the first recipients of the new Stronger Communities Fund. The Stronger Communities Fund was established last year to replace Councillors ward funding, offering community groups and organisations…

9 months ago
Grant winners announced

As part of the Coastal Communities Fund being delivered by North East Lincolnshire Council over the next two years, grants totalling £170,000 is available to community and voluntary groups, major events organisers and businesses to put on events and activities…

9 months ago
Grimsby Town Centre site acquired and Cineworld secured as anchor tenant for new nine-screen cinema & restaurant development

Freshney Place Shopping Centres is delighted to have signed the Land Contracts with North East Lincolnshire Council for a proposed new leisure development in Grimsby securing Cineworld as the cinema anchor tenant. The project recently received detailed planning consent for…

9 months ago
New tenant for former O’Neill’s pub in Cleethorpes

A new tenant has been found for the former O’Neill’s pub in Cleethorpes. North East Lincolnshire Council (NELC), working in partnership with ENGIE, can confirm that a deal with an operator has now been reached to bring the vacant pub…

9 months ago
Call for projects to showcase Grimsby and Immingham

In the wake of successful bids for £3.8million funding from the Government’s Coastal Community Fund to enhance areas of Cleethorpes and drive regeneration projects forward, CoastNEL  is looking for new capital and revenue projects to take forward to the next…

9 months ago
Chance for small retailers to learn tips to make tills ring

If you’re an independent retailer operating in North East Lincolnshire, you’ll know that a well-dressed window and good visual merchandising of your products make a difference when it comes to that extra sale. Now is your chance to learn how…

10 months ago
South Humber Industrial Investment Programme – your chance to find out more

The South Humber Industrial Investment Programme (SHIIP) moves a step closer to delivery as planning applications for both the South Humber Bank Link Road and Cress Marsh Mitigation Site have now been submitted to the Local Planning Authority. If you…

10 months ago
Could 2018 be the year you start your business?

From giving up booze to staying fit and healthy, lots of us make resolutions at this time of year, but how many set their goal as high as to establish their own business? With the help of the Top Town…

11 months ago
Council to scrap card service charges this week

North East Lincolnshire Council is removing service charges for credit card payments this week, in line with changes to UK law. The change in the law will see the Council remove the credit card charges, which are made when people…

11 months ago
It’s a green light for SHIIP

Cabinet has today agreed an £8.4m programme to deliver land ready to be built on, create a new link road between our ports, help create thousands of jobs and provide ecological space to protect our environment on the South Humber…

1 year ago
South Humber Industrial Investment Programme – your chance to find out more

Two drop-in sessions will be held during December for people who want to find out more about the South Humber Industrial Investment Programme (SHIIP) and would like the opportunity to discuss the plans further. SHIIP will see a number of…

1 year ago
Grimsby awarded Heritage Action Zone status to revive its historic docks and town centre

Grimsby awarded Heritage Action Zone status to revive its historic docks and town centre •         Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism, John Glen, today announced that Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, has been chosen as one of the country’s Heritage Action…

1 year ago
Supporting local businesses

North East Lincolnshire Council is once again pledging its support to local businesses to mark this year’s Small Business Saturday. The annual event, now in its fifth year in the UK, sees a day of nationwide promotion and recognition of…

1 year ago
More names unveiled for Jobs Fair in region

Some of the UK’s biggest employers are set to appear at an annual jobs fair in Cleethorpes next week. ‘Just the Job’ is to be held at Cleethorpes Memorial Hall on Thursday 24 August, from 2pm to 6.30pm, and will…

1 year ago
Fun-filled summer at Grimsby Top Town Market

Grimsby’s Top Town Market is set to host a programme of fun-filled activities for all the family over the summer holidays. North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE, will be hosting a series of free events and activities…

1 year ago
Ice rink’s future secured

North East Lincolnshire Council’s cabinet has approved a plan submitted by the Grimsby Ice Rink Community Group to secure it for the future. Members agreed for the ice rink to be transferred to the group after they prepared a business…

1 year ago
Job fair returns for third year

North  East Lincolnshire Council, in partnership with Jobcentre Plus, is to once again host a recruitment and training fair to showcase job opportunities for local people. Building on the success of previous years, the ‘Just the Job’ careers fair will…

1 year ago
Come along and discover your local market

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE, is inviting people to come and speak to the Top Town Market team on Saturday 24 June from 11am to 3pm. The team will be on hand to discuss the launch…

1 year ago
Work starts on Ladysmith Road development

YPG Developments has started work on a new £29million development at the former Birdseye site on Ladysmith Road in Grimsby. The council, in partnership with ENGIE, has been working to accelerate this development, which will result in 184 houses, 76…

2 years ago
Keeping taxis smoke free

A campaign to keep taxis in North East Lincolnshire smoke free has seen the number of warnings issued fall by more than half in only two years. Members of the Council’s licensing and community protection committee have been leading on…

2 years ago
Drop In Clinics: Funding and initiatives for businesses

Join us at an informal drop-in clinic arranged by North East Lincolnshire Council, the Investment Hub North East Lincolnshire and e-factor and find out about the range of funding and finance opportunities along with general business advice and how we…

2 years ago
Green light given to new port flood defences

Members of North East Lincolnshire’s Cabinet have approved plans to oversee work on new lock gates and flood defences for the Port of Immingham  following the catastrophic floods of 2013 which left damage and losses in excess of £115m. The…

2 years ago
Cabinet votes on community stadium next step

North East Lincolnshire Council’s Cabinet have today approved the next steps of multi-million pound plans for a new community stadium in the borough. A special meeting of the Cabinet supported recommendations to grant an option, subject to the necessary planning…

2 years ago
Council hosts further heat network sessions for businesses

Figures from across the private and public sector are being invited to attend a Council-led drop-in session on clean energy sources for heating next week. In response to requests from businesses who could not attend the sessions held at the…

2 years ago
Businesses invited to find out more about green energy options

Commercial and industrial businesses are being invited to attend a Council-led briefing session about clean energy sources for heating next week. The briefing session will be held at the Innovation Centre, Europarc on Wednesday 15 February 2017 and will open…

2 years ago
£5.3million boost for North East Lincolnshire

North East Lincolnshire Council has secured outline approval for grants worth more than £5.3million from the Humber LEP’s Local Growth Fund to bring forward two key developments for the area. Building on the earlier, successful public realm works in the…

2 years ago
Ground breaking ceremony at HCF CATCH

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with HCF CATCH and ENGIE are pleased to announce ground breaking work to commence a £3.9 million expansion of the training facilities at the HCF CATCH site in Stallingborough. The project is supported…

2 years ago
Free parking across most of North East Lincolnshire on Small Business Saturday

On Saturday 3 December, North East Lincolnshire Council is encouraging residents to support Small Business Saturday by offering free parking at most of its car parks across the area (*except Garden Street and Cleethorpes Leisure Centre). The annual grassroots UK-wide…

2 years ago
Launch of free to use new business funding and finance service in North East Lincolnshire

Starting this month, a new signposting service for business funding and finance will be available to North East Lincolnshire businesses. Investment Hub NEL will provide free and impartial advice to businesses from all sectors, however large or small, and also…

2 years ago
Small Business Saturday on tour

This Friday (4 November), the Small Business Saturday tour bus will call into Grimsby as part of its national tour to promote the national day. North East Lincolnshire has been selected as one of the 29 stop-off locations for a…

2 years ago
Cartergate car park to close for re-surfacing

THE £6-million Cartergate office development in Grimsby is moving on a pace, with the new façade of the building recently revealed when the construction scaffolding came down. The project is being delivered by North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership…

2 years ago
Interested in investing in North East Lincolnshire

There’s a chance to meet the council’s InvestNEL Team face-to-face at the Business Hive Live event next week. Now in its third year, the event, on Tuesday 4 October at Grimsby Auditorium, brings the business community together to showcase and…

2 years ago
DONG Energy to build ‘game-changing’ operational hub for offshore wind in Grimsby

North East Lincolnshire has today welcomed the announcement by DONG Energy of its intention to build a the UK’s largest offshore wind operations and maintenance hub on the docks in Grimsby. Subject to planning permission, the new facility will initially…

2 years ago
Small Business Saturday Bus on tour

North East Lincolnshire has been selected as one of the 29 stop-off locations for a national bus tour to promote Small Business Saturday UK to both businesses and consumers.  The tour bus travels the whole of the UK, from Aberdeen…

2 years ago
Cartergate office development façade officially unveiled

Since the end of July, works around the new offices and adjacent to Chantry Lane have started. The first stage includes modifying and improving the Cartergate car park. The entrance and exit are being relocated and a dedicated car park…

2 years ago
Humber growth deal projects approved

NORTH East Lincolnshire’s growing reputation as a leading centre for the offshore wind industry has been further enhanced with a major grant from Government. Parliamentary Minister for Local Growth and the Northern Powerhouse Andrew Percy will welcome the approval of…

2 years ago
Fresh new graduate talent sought for local recruitment event

Graduates returning to North East Lincolnshire this month are being invited to a recruitment event aimed at keeping talent firmly in the area. The event, which will be held at Upstairs at Abby’s, Abbeygate, Grimsby on Tuesday 14 June 2016,…

3 years ago
National Armed Forces Day strikes gold thanks to ABP

ABP has been named as Gold Sponsor for Armed Forces Day National Event, which this year will be hosted in Cleethorpes on the south bank of the Humber. This is the first time the event, celebrations for which will take…

3 years ago
You should be so lucky to meet Pete Waterman

ONE of the most successful British producers in pop history will be the after dinner speaker at an event to round-off this year’s Humber Business Week. Pete Waterman, perhaps best known as one-third of the phenomenally successful Stock Aitken Waterman team, will attend…

3 years ago
Last call for businesses to ‘get on board’ for Armed Forces Day

The final countdown to North East Lincolnshire’s biggest ever event is approaching – but it is not too late to offer support. A small number of trade stands and advertising opportunities remain for the Armed Forces Day national event, being…

3 years ago
Northern Lincolnshire Business Connect launches on 1 April

Councils in North and North East Lincolnshire are launching a new shared service on 1 April that will help save £12m by 2026. Northern Lincolnshire Business Connect is the new identity for a range of shared council support services including…

3 years ago