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Keep on top of your mental health during the national lockdown

With the country under a national lockdown once again, lots of young people are facing time away from their friends and the school environment. It’s vital that children and young people look after their mental health and get the right support if they’re not feeling themselves. Kooth.com is a free, safe and confidential way for…

3 days ago | Children and families

Health Visitors and School Nurses: A Service Update

North East Lincolnshire Council’s health visiting and school nursing service have issued an update about how they’re delivering their services during the new national lockdown. Health Visitors: Health visitors will be continuing to offer home visits to all families during lockdown, though some visits such as the 10 month and 2 year reviews will be…

2 weeks ago | Children and families

University students urged to do their bit and make sensible decisions

Local students hoping to return to university in the coming days are being urged by a leading Councillor to ‘do their bit, make sensible decisions and save lives.’ Councillor Ian Lindley, portfolio holder for children, education and young people, made the comments when reacting to news of the Government’s latest coronavirus national lockdown. Councillor Lindley…

2 weeks ago | Children and families

Care home correspondence project wins recognition from peers

A project to ensure care home residents in our patch did not feel lonely or isolated during the height of the COVID pandemic has won an award and recognition from the Young Advisors. The project saw a group of young people in North East Lincolnshire write postcards to a number of care home residents. From…

1 month ago | Children and families

Council secures meals for vulnerable children over the festive period

Vulnerable children in North East Lincolnshire will not have to go hungry this Christmas. North East Lincolnshire Council has announced that it has worked with local schools and academies to ensure that children who qualify for free school meals will continue to receive them throughout the festive holidays. The Council originally agreed to supply meals…

1 month ago | Children and families