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GTFC to be first foster-friendly business in the area

GRIMSBY Town Football Club have become the first business in North East Lincolnshire to sign-up to the Council’s new foster-friendly scheme. The scheme encourages businesses in our area to sign-up to support employees who are also foster carers. Foster carers provide homes for vulnerable children and young people. Many of these young people  need support…

3 weeks ago | Children and families
A photo of GTFC Chairman, Jason Stockwood, receiving the Fostering-Friendly Business kitemark from Director of Children's Services at North East Lincolnshire Council, Ann-Marie Matson.

Stone masonry works at Grimsby Town Hall

Repair works will be carried out on external stone on the West side of the Town Hall this April. Contractors  Halestone Restoration will be carrying out the work with full scaffolding erected along the path towards the rear car park. Any noise and access disruption will be kept to a minimum whilst works are carried…

1 month ago | Council information and partnerships

Devolution approved by local Councillors

PROPOSALS for a devolution deal for North East Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire and North Lincolnshire Councils have been approved by North East Lincolnshire Council’s Cabinet and at a subsequent meeting of the Full Council. The proposals, which would secure new investment of at least £720m into Greater Lincolnshire over the next 30 years, were approved by the…

2 months ago | Council information and partnerships
A photo of the three Council Leaders with a Lincolnshire flag

Supporters visit Horizon Youth Zone site

A “stand on the land” event took place on the site of what will be the new Horizon Youth Zone located in Grimsby town centre in the former West Haven Maltings and Migar House buildings. Key supporters including Cornerstone and Founder Patrons, and Horizon Youth Zone board members, were invited onto the construction site to…

2 months ago | Children and families
A photo of some of the Horizon Youth Zone Construction

New leadership team for children’s services

THE recruitment of a new social care leadership team for the Council’s children’s services has “groundbreaking potential” according to a leading Councillor in North East Lincolnshire. Ann-Marie Matson, Director of Children’s Services, joined the Council last December. Since then, a number of new Service Directors and Deputy Service Directors have been recruited by the local…

3 months ago | Children and families
Members of the children's services team photographed on the steps of Grimsby Town Hall

Councillors pay tribute to former Mayor, Cllr Colin Eastwell

North East Lincolnshire’s Deputy Civic Head, Cllr Steve Beasant, joined fellow councillors from across the borough in paying tribute to former Mayor, Cllr Colin Eastwell, at his funeral service today (Wednesday). The service for Colin, who passed away aged 93 on January 11, was held at 12.45pm at Old Clee Parish Church, where he married…

3 months ago | Civic Office
Mayor Colin Eastwell