North East Lincolnshire Council

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Lockdown voters: Council sees surge in voter registration during pandemic

Local and national elections may be delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but that isn’t stopping some local residents from exercising their democratic right. Around a hundred people in our area register a week in the lockdown, meaning that they…

2 weeks ago
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Remote Council meetings to start next week.

New arrangements have been developed for formal North East Lincolnshire Council meetings to re-start in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. Following emergency legislation from Government, secure IT solutions have been put in place to allow for virtual public meetings…

2 months ago
COVID-19 Update: Thursday 19 March 2020

As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have. The national picture The guidance from the Government…

4 months ago
COVID-19: Open letter from Council Leader, Councillor Phillip Jackson

To everyone in our communities and businesses, As Leader of the Council, I thought it important to use this message to assure you that North East Lincolnshire Council, its staff, members and partners will be doing all it can to…

4 months ago
Make sure you’re registered in time to have your say this May

On Thursday 7 May residents in North East Lincolnshire will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at a local level. This year, you will be voting in a total of two different elections and…

4 months ago
Prospective Candidate Briefing Session – North East Lincolnshire Council Elections on 7th May 2020

In preparation for the elections on Thursday, 7 May 2020, North East Lincolnshire Council is holding a briefing session for prospective candidates who are considering standing for election, as well as their election agents (if appropriate). The briefing session will…

4 months ago
Changes to Sea View Street plans approved

Following a meeting between the council and local traders, changes are being proposed to the plans for a plaza at the top of Sea View Street in Cleethorpes, funded through the £3.8m Coastal Communities Fund. Original plans would have seen…

12 months ago
How to secure your vote in the next elections

It only takes a moment and it’s your right. It’s your chance to have a say in local and national elections. It’s your voice on issues that matter to you. Thousands of voters in north East Lincolnshire stand to miss…

1 year ago
Why you need to register to vote right now

It only takes a moment and it’s your right. It’s your chance to have a say in local and national elections. It’s your voice on issues that matter to you. So it’s easy to see how you could miss out…

1 year ago
Prospective Candidate Briefing Sessions – North East Lincolnshire Council and Town/Parish Council Elections on 2 May 2019

In preparation for the elections on Thursday 2 May 2019, North East Lincolnshire Council is holding two briefing sessions for prospective candidates who are considering standing for election, as well as their election agents (if appropriate). The briefing sessions will be…

1 year ago
Zach represents borough in House of Commons

A Youngster from our area got the chance to vote in the House of Commons, representing other young people in North East Lincolnshire. Zach Steeles visited the centre stage of British politics following his election to UK Youth Parliament as…

2 years ago
The 2018 Annual Canvass of Electors is now underway

The Council has begun its annual canvass of Electors in order to compile the new electoral register. Each year, the Council writes to every property in North East Lincolnshire to make sure that the information held on the electoral register…

2 years ago
Annual canvass 2018

The Annual Canvass for 2018 has now started. Each year the Elections Office is required to write to every household within North East Lincolnshire to confirm whether the details on the electoral register are correct. Starting from 12th July 2018,…

2 years ago
Survey reveals all about ‘our place’

The results of a survey from last year looking at all aspects of life in North East Lincolnshire have been published today. The Our Place, Our Future survey was put together by North East Lincolnshire Council, Humberside Police and NHS…

2 years ago
Retired Councillor awarded Alderman status

A recently retired Councillor is set to be awarded the status of Alderman in recognition of his lengthy service to the local authority and residents in the borough. Former North East Lincolnshire Councillor Iain Colquhoun stepped down from public service…

2 years ago
Local elections 2018: Candidates announced

The candidates standing in the 2018 local elections have now been announced. For the full list, see the Statement of Persons Nominated. For more information on the 2018 local elections, visit our elections page.

2 years ago
Opportunity for an Independent Person at North East Lincolnshire Council

Independent Person at North East Lincolnshire Council Pursuing High Ethical Standards in North East Lincolnshire – Can you help set the standard? Under the provisions of the Localism Act 2011, the Council is seeking to appoint an Independent Person to…

2 years ago
Make sure you’re registered to vote

People wishing to vote in June’s General Election must make sure they are on the electoral register by midnight on Monday, 22 May 2017. Registering to vote is quick and easy and can be done online at www.gov.uk/registertovote. To register,…

3 years ago
Council sets a budget for growth and sustainability

North East Lincolnshire Council last night voted to approve the budget for the next financial year and reaffirm its focus on financial sustainability and economic growth. At a meeting of the full council, members approved a 4.98 per cent increase…

3 years ago
Nominations open for UK Youth Parliament candidates

Nominations are now open for the next North East Lincolnshire UK Youth Parliament member and deputy member positions. The UK Youth Parliament aims to ensure that young people in the UK are given a voice on major issues that affect…

4 years ago
Statement: Cleethorpes paddling pool closed

A North East Lincolnshire Council spokesperson said: “It is with regret that we have had to close Cleethorpes Paddling Pool until further notice. “Repair works to the plant room are needed to bring the facility in line with current Health…

4 years ago
EU referendum regional results

The people of North East Lincolnshire have been voting today (June 23) in the referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union. The local count started at 10 pm at Grimsby Auditorium and is expected to declare around…

4 years ago
South ward by-election

Labour’s Janet Angela Goodwin won the South ward by-election held last night, meaning the make-up of the Council is now as follows: Labour 19, Conservative 11, Liberal Democrat 5, UKIP 5 and Independent 2. For more details on the result,…

4 years ago
New cabinet for North East Lincolnshire

A new team at the top will take North East Lincolnshire Council forward for the next year. The new Council Cabinet has been agreed for 2015-16 at the council’s Annual General Meeting last night (Thursday May 26th). The make-up of…

4 years ago
Greater Lincolnshire devolution deal next steps

North East Lincolnshire Council has agreed the next stages of the devolution process to transfer more power and resources from Whitehall back to local areas . At its Annual General Meeting tonight (Thursday, May 26) members approved a report which…

4 years ago
North East Lincolnshire Council Ward Elections 2016: Results

Information on the North East Lincolnshire Council elections, held on Thursday, 5th May, 2016. Results for the ward elections will be published on the Council website as they become available throughout the evening. Visit our Election results page for up to…

4 years ago
Police & Crime Commissioner elections: voting information

Voters going to the polls for the Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner election will be voting under the supplementary voting system – which is different to the voting system used in other elections. Voters going to the polls on Thursday,…

4 years ago
Make sure you’re registered to vote

People wishing to vote in next month’s Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner Election must ensure they are on the electoral register by Monday, 18 April, 2016. The election for the new police and crime commissioner will take place on Thursday,…

4 years ago
Police & Crime Commissioner Elections 2016: Statement of Persons Nominated

The full list of Police & Crime Commissioner election nominations has been published. The full list of Police & Crime Commissioner nominations for the elections, to be held on Thursday 5 May, has been published, and can be found here.

4 years ago
Pre-election period starts today (30 March)

We’re now in the pre-election period, which affects how local authorities and other public bodies can publicise the work of their organisation. Between now and the local election and Police and Crime Commissioner election on Thursday 5 May is the…

4 years ago