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Youngsters shine at awards evening

Children and young people from across North East Lincolnshire wowed local leaders earlier this month when they collected their Duke of Edinburgh Award Certificates at a glamourous awards celebration in Grimsby. The Award, which was founded by His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh in 1956, to encourage young people to learn new skills…

5 days ago | Children and families
A photo of silver award holders

TV Christmas advert prompts Councillor to make fostering plea

A CHRISTMAS TV advert, which has hit the headlines for its promotion of Foster Carers, has seen a leading North East Lincolnshire councillor praise the work of our local care professionals. And it comes as North East Lincolnshire Council’s Foster Care team are inviting people, interested in supporting local young people, to Laceby’s Morrisons Café…

5 days ago | Children and families

NAViGO appointed as new children’s mental health provider

NAViGO has been appointed as the new provider of emotional wellbeing and mental health services for children in North East Lincolnshire. The award-winning social enterprise is to deliver the Young Minds Matter (YMM) contract locally from April 2023. The service, which offers children and young people up to the age of 19 support with their…

1 week ago | Children and families

World-leading research to help young people say ‘no’ to smoking

YOUNG people in North East Lincolnshire are set to benefit from world-leading research into smoking prevention. The INTENT training was developed by a team of psychologists at the University of Leeds and saw over six thousand school-aged students tracked over four years, with half receiving interventions to encourage them not to take up smoking. According…

2 weeks ago | Children and families

Children in Care Council: A National Voice ‘Amplify’ Event

On Tuesday 25 October last month three of our children from our Children in Care council, Our Voice, Listen Up! attended Coram Voice’s Amplify event in Manchester. This fantastic conference was attended by almost 100 care experienced children and young people and the day celebrated the amazing work done by Children in Care Councils, held…

3 weeks ago | Your voice
Amplify event logo

School spaces safer after CCTV success

Since the start of the school term in September, 21 notices have been issued to drivers stopping and parking illegally near Signhills School in Cleethorpes. The cameras were installed over the summer break by North East Lincolnshire Council and it’s regeneration partner, Equans, after working with schools to look at ways to make the spaces…

3 weeks ago | Children and families
A photo of a 'no stopping' sign

East Marsh residents to get free home security gadgets

East Marsh residents are to be offered free security upgrades to help protect properties from criminals. The project is being funded by the Home Office and managed by North East Lincolnshire Council and the Office of the Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner. Residents in some areas of East Marsh Ward will be visited by Empower…

3 weeks ago | Children and families
The Safer Streets 4 Project Group

Donation gives area’s young carers a boost

YOUNG carers in North East Lincolnshire have been given a financial boost to help get them through the cost of living crisis, thanks to a donation from a generous local business. Newlincs Development Ltd, operators of the Grimsby and Immingham tips, have donated £2,000 to benefit young carers in North East Lincolnshire, giving them some…

4 weeks ago | Children and families
A photo of the Grimsby CRC team and members of the Council's Young Carers team