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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…

2 years 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…

2 years ago | General

Time-sensitive preliminary survey work planned for Local Plan site

NORTH East Lincolnshire Council has announced that work will be taking place on a number of time-sensitive preliminary surveys on a site earmarked in the local plan for a housing and link road development. The essential survey works are needed for fact finding and preparation only at this stage. Assurance has been given that this…

2 years ago | General

Ground investigation works on Riverhead, Grimsby

From Monday 20 September for up to 4 days, localised ground investigation work will take place in Riverhead Square during the day-time from 9am to 6pm. This is part of the design work for the second phase of the works in the Riverhead area, and will involve drilling two boreholes on either side of the…

2 years ago | Town Deal

Could you host a Changing Places toilet?

Toilet facilities that are open and inclusive to disabled people are an important step in making our communities more accessible, and now Government funding is being offered to create more of these facilities. Community groups, businesses and town and parish councils are being encouraged to bid through their Local Authority for funding to create more…

2 years ago | Business and investment

Memories of the Kasbah wanted

Every year in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community, and history as part of the national Heritage Open Days scheme. It is an opportunity for people to see hidden places free of charge, and find out more about their local area. This year events will take place…

2 years ago | Town Deal
A photo of the Kasbah on Grimsby Docks

New tiered seating area at town centre’s Garth Lane now complete

One of the final stages of the Garth Lane project is now complete, with the new seating area, leading to the waterfront, now open to the public. Comprising of tiered steps and a safety barrier at the water’s edge, the [east-facing] seating area will provide a quiet space for contemplation and relaxation, or perhaps just…

2 years ago | Town Deal
A photo of Garth Lane footbridge and seating area

Grimsby Western Strategic Link Road takes a step forward

North East Lincolnshire’s Cabinet have approved the next stage of plans to unlock the next stage of the Grimsby West Strategic Link Road – a key project in the council’s ambition to improve sustainable transport options, and reduce congestion, journey times and vehicle emissions across the borough. Later this month, the Council will apply to…

2 years ago | General

Residents in North East Lincolnshire are being urged to shop safely and support local businesses with the safe reopening of the high street

As lockdown restrictions continue to ease and as we all work together to continue efforts to meet the next stage in the Government’s roadmap, the Council is continuing to encourage businesses and the public to stay vigilant, take care and keep safe. Outdoor gatherings must still be limited to 6 people or 2 households, and…

3 years ago | Business and investment
A covid marshall at a shop in North East Lincolnshire

COVID Test collection site to be set up on Grimsby docks

The move is expected to support the significance number of people who work on the docks and for those businesses in the surrounding area. Initially the site, which will be situated at the end of North Quay Road on the North Wall on Grimsby docks, will be established for workers to collect home testing kits…

3 years ago | Business and investment