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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

Business Support Plan Published

North East Lincolnshire Council has published its business recovery plan, outlining the steps being taken to support to local businesses, create employment opportunities and help to reshape the future economy. The plan, which has three themes – Restore, Reshape and Replenish- outlines how the authority wants to work with businesses dealing with issues such as…

3 years ago | Business and investment

Testing centres open for asymptomatic key workers

Access to rapid coronavirus tests that give a result within half an hour are being rolled out next week to key workers who have to go out to work despite the current lockdown.  Testing centres have been opened at Grimsby Town Hall and the Knoll in Cleethorpes, with plans for a further site in Immingham…

3 years ago | Business and investment

North East Lincolnshire business grant applications go live

North East Lincolnshire Council has today launched a new discretionary grant through the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) scheme for businesses who are ‘open but affected’ due to COVID-19 restrictions. Businesses who have experienced at least a 30% drop in income can apply for a discretionary grant between now and 28 February 2021.  The grants will…

3 years ago | Business and investment

Support local – free parking offer extended into January

Shoppers in Grimsby and Cleethorpes can continue to benefit from free parking in Grimsby’s Abbey Walk car park and High Street car park in Cleethorpes throughout January. North East Lincolnshire Council and its partner, ENGIE, are continuing the free parking offer to support the continued recovery of non-essential shops in the area. Shoppers can continue…

3 years ago | Business and investment

More than £17-million boost for Grimsby town centre

More than £17-million has been secured from the Future High Streets Fund to help create a new future for Grimsby town centre. In a major boost for local high streets, up to £830 million from the Future High Streets Fund will be invested in 72 areas across England, Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick announced on 26…

3 years ago | Business and investment

New Garth Lane footbridge receives planning permission

GRIMSBY’S new Garth Lane footbridge will start to take shape in December as detailed work begins on its construction. With delivery and installation due in the spring, planning permission has now been passed by North East Lincolnshire Council, giving the green light for materials to be ordered and the build to start. Once installed it…

3 years ago | Town Deal

Frederick Ward Way footpath closure this week

IMPORTANT preparation for the installation of Grimsby’s new Garth Lane footbridge will continue this week with piling works moving to the Victoria Street side of the River Freshney. To ensure health and safety requirements are met, the footpath in the immediate area of the works will close over two days, between Tuesday and Thursday, (November…

3 years ago | Town Deal

Grimsby’s future plans submitted to Government

SEVEN major projects in the heart of Grimsby have been submitted to Central Government as part of the Town Investment Plan. If approved, the projects will receive a slice of £25m Government cash, which has been ringfenced for investment in Grimsby as part of the national ‘Town’s Fund’ programme. The plans are: St James Quarter…

3 years ago | Business and investment