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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 months 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 months 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 months 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…

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

Coming Soon: Your Voice, Your Vote Consultation

We will soon be coming to local schools with our annual consultation survey to find out what you think are the top issues in our community. Your Voice, Your Vote is released every year to secondary schools detailing top ten issues, where students of our community vote on the top issue; all votes are then…

4 months ago | Your voice

Council’s Youth Justice Services score ‘Good’ in Government inspection

YOUTH Justice services in North East Lincolnshire have been rated as ‘Good’ in an inspection by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation (HMIP). The services, managed by North East Lincolnshire Council’s children’s services, underwent a thorough inspection in May this year, and the report has now been published. In the report, inspectors praised managers and staff…

4 months ago | Children and families

We want to hear YOUR voice: the National Youth Advocacy Service Consultation

Are you a care-experienced young person or care leaver? Then, we need your help. National charity, Coram Voice, have launched a consultation alongside the National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) to hear from care experienced children and young people on some of the recommendations around advocacy, Independent Visitors (or more commonly known as Buddies) and care…

4 months ago | Your voice

New CCTV tackles illegal stopping and parking near school

Just days after first being installed, new CCTV cameras outside Signhills School in Cleethorpes have shown early success in tackling illegal parking. Parking near school gates has been a problem for a number of schools in North East Lincolnshire, so when North East Lincolnshire Council announced earlier this year that they would be installing CCTV…

4 months ago | Children and families