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Businesses now have longer to apply for free COVID tests

Businesses in North East Lincolnshire have been given more time to apply for free rapid lateral flow coronavirus home test kits for their employees. The application process, which originally planned to close at the end of March, has seen it’s deadline extended to 11:59pm on Monday 12 April. Local businesses are encouraged to take up…

3 years ago | Business and investment

Claim financial support if you test positive for COVID-19

Workers testing positive for coronavirus in North East Lincolnshire could be eligible for financial support, as well as other forms of support, to offset the loss of income due to having to self-isolate. Local residents can access financial support to help them to get through 10 days of self-isolation. The NHS Test and Trace Support…

3 years ago | Business and investment

Webinar for businesses to take place ahead of COVID restriction easing

North East Lincolnshire Council’s Public Health team are to host a webinar for businesses ahead of the lifting of national COVID-19 restrictions. From Monday 12 April additional premises will be able to reopen – with the rules on social contact applying. This includes non-essential retail; personal care premises such as hairdressers, beauty and nail salons;…

3 years ago | Business and investment

COVID-19: Advice for hospitality businesses

Pubs, restaurants and cafes that are planning to have outside seating for customers on the public highway are being reminded to apply for a Pavement Licence. As lockdown restrictions continue to ease and with plans for the hospitality sector to reopen from Monday 12 April with outdoor seating, subject to Government confirmation, North East Lincolnshire…

3 years ago | Business and investment

Bus Services to Europarc over the Easter period

In line with previous years, North East Lincolnshire Council will again be subsidising the costs for the bus service to Europarc Business Park, to support food producers and their business operations over the Easter period. The Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, have been in talks with Stagecoach East Midlands and Europarc businesses to ensure…

3 years ago | Business and investment

Businesses urged to register by 31 March for free workforce COVID tests

Businesses in North East Lincolnshire have until Wednesday 31 March to apply for the Government’s offer of free COVID tests for employees. Testing is being offered to support the reopening of businesses.  The offer is open to all registered businesses, including those that are temporarily closed under current lockdown measures. Those businesses that are currently…

3 years ago | Business and investment

COVID-19: Creating a safer resort

As lockdown restrictions continue to ease, plans are being put in place to help create a COVID-safe resort and ensure social distancing measures can be followed in Cleethorpes. In the run-up to the Easter break and beyond, the following measures will be put in place from Monday 29 March: The daily closure of the Central…

3 years ago | Business and investment

New Garth Lane Bridge to be lifted into place after arriving in Grimsby

GRIMSBY’S new Garth Lane footbridge will be lifted into place across the River Freshney by large cranes, after being brought into town by specialist haulage contractors today, (Tuesday). Householders had to temporarily move vehicles from part of the route, to allow room for the 30m-long by 5m-wide pedestrian walkway to be carried on a 37m-long…

3 years ago | Town Deal
New bridge arriving in Grimsby

Are you a key worker? You can book regular coronavirus tests now.

Key workers in North East Lincolnshire are being encouraged to book regular lateral flow tests (LFTs) to give them, their customers and their employers peace of mind. North East Lincolnshire Council’s test, trace and isolate team are offering the tests, which can quickly and reliably detect COVID-19 in people who are not showing symptoms. The…

3 years ago | Business and investment