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Businesses employing teenagers urged to stick to the rules

Businesses in our area are being warned to put measures in place to protect teenage employees (those aged between 13 and 16). The warning being issued by Council licensing officials comes as the National Network for Children in Employment and Entertainment (NNCEE) issued updated guidance for businesses employing children during the Coronavirus pandemic. In the…

5 months ago | Business and investment

Council’s COVID battle plan approved

People across North East Lincolnshire have been urged to back a plan setting out how the area will continue to tackle the threat of COVID-19. A special meeting of North East Lincolnshire Council’s Cabinet last night approved the area’s Outbreak Control Plan, drawn up by the authority, the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and partners in…

5 months ago | Business and investment

Get your child immunised at new drive-through venues

Thousands of children across the country have missed out on receiving their in-school vaccinations because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the Council’s School Nursing service are to set up drive-through vaccine centres across the borough to vaccinate those Year 8 students who have missed their jabs. The vaccine is free to all children and offers…

6 months ago | Children and families

School term dates agreed for next academic year

Term dates for the school year 2021-2022 were agreed by Councillors at a meeting of North East Lincolnshire Council’s Cabinet his week. The dates, which are the same as neighbouring Lincolnshire County Council and North Lincolnshire Council, reflect the anticipated return to school for children in our area once the COVID-19 pandemic is over. Term…

6 months ago | Children and families