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Results day support

Support is available for students who are receiving their GCSE and A-Level results. Whether you’re not sure about next steps, or your struggling with your mental health, we’ve got a wealth of support on offer below. Careers Support The National Careers Services offer support for young people and their parents/carers when trying to decide what…

6 months ago | Children and families

Donation to bring young people’s creations to Park Ward

A donation by Ward Councillors in Grimsby is helping young people to create wildlife havens for gardens in our area. Park Ward Councillors Marian Boyd, Daniel Westcott and Paul Silvester, have agreed to donate £500 to the Council’s Youth Justice Service to cover the cost of materials. Young people working with the service will use…

6 months ago | Children and families
A photo of Councillors posing with bird boxes

Plans being developed to secure future of nurseries and day care setting

PLANS that will hopefully secure the futures of two nurseries and a day care facility in North East Lincolnshire will be developed in the coming weeks. North East Lincolnshire’s Council Leader, Cllr Philip Jackson, along with Deputy Leader, Councillor Stan Shreeve, and Portfolio Holder for Children and Education, Cllr Margaret Cracknell, have participated in meetings…

7 months ago | Children and families

Council’s Cabinet calls an end to nursery Consultation

“Our intention was always to listen, to understand and to make decisions based upon evidence and the views of everyone.” The words of North East Lincolnshire Council’s Portfolio Holder for Children and Education, Councillor Margaret Cracknell as she announced an immediate end to the current consultation around the future of Great Coates and Scartho nurseries,…

8 months ago | Children and families

Award Ceremony Celebrates Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Grimsby’s very own ‘hero’ teacher Zane Powels MBE made a flying visit back to his hometown to say well done to some of our borough’s most deserving and determined young people. Zane earned international recognition for his heroic efforts delivering school meals to children in North East Lincolnshire during the COVID lockdowns in 2020. At…

8 months ago | Children and families
A photo of the Mayor making a speech at the SEND Awards event.

Volunteers rack up the hours in North East Lincolnshire

YOUNG people in North East Lincolnshire have been praised for putting an impressive amount of hours into volunteering for worthy causes. Local participants of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme amassed a whopping 1,287 hours of volunteering between 1 April 2022 and 31 March 2023, benefitting good causes across the region. The Award, which was…

8 months ago | Children and families
The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Logo

Local students explore careers on their doorstep

POPULAR local careers fair, the Skills Fair, returned this week, showcasing education, training and career opportunities to students in North East Lincolnshire. The Skills Fair is organised by a partnership made up of North East Lincolnshire Council, Franklin College, Grimsby Institute, the Careers & Enterprise Company and the Department for Work and Pensions. This year’s…

8 months ago | Children and families
An overhead shot of the Skills Fair

Update on consultation into future of nurseries

“It’s important that everyone across North East Lincolnshire is able to have their say and we want them to. People can help to shape the decisions made to support our young children and families in the future.” The words of the council’s portfolio holder for children and education, Cllr Margaret Cracknell, as she announced an…

8 months ago | Children and families

Council consults on nurseries future

Parents in North East Lincolnshire are being consulted on the future of two nurseries and one early years day care setting after a shift in how parents choose where to leave their child. The consultation comes as the Council revealed that there are more than double the required nursery places for eligible children in North…

9 months ago | Children and families