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Students encouraged to arrange COVID test kits ahead of university return

Students hoping to return to university in May are being encouraged to collect some free home testing kits ahead of the expected return to face-to-face teaching. It is anticipated that in-person teaching and learning will resume after 17 May as part of the Government’s roadmap.  However, students are being encouraged to take a lateral flow…

5 days ago | COVID-19

Residents in North East Lincolnshire are being urged to shop safely and support local businesses with the safe reopening of the high street

As lockdown restrictions continue to ease and as we all work together to continue efforts to meet the next stage in the Government’s roadmap, the Council is continuing to encourage businesses and the public to stay vigilant, take care and keep safe. Outdoor gatherings must still be limited to 6 people or 2 households, and…

2 weeks ago | Business and investment

Further easing of COVID restrictions confirmed for 12 April

More restrictions will be lifted from Monday 12 April after the Government confirmed that the roadmap is on track. Significant parts of the indoor economy and further outdoor settings will reopen from 12 April, after data confirmed the government’s “four tests” for easing Covid restrictions had been met. Outdoor gatherings must still be limited to…

1 month ago | COVID-19

COVID Test collection site to be set up on Grimsby docks

The move is expected to support the significance number of people who work on the docks and for those businesses in the surrounding area. Initially the site, which will be situated at the end of North Quay Road on the North Wall on Grimsby docks, will be established for workers to collect home testing kits…

1 month ago | Business and investment

Businesses now have longer to apply for free COVID tests

Businesses in North East Lincolnshire have been given more time to apply for free rapid lateral flow coronavirus home test kits for their employees. The application process, which originally planned to close at the end of March, has seen it’s deadline extended to 11:59pm on Monday 12 April. Local businesses are encouraged to take up…

1 month ago | Business and investment

Claim financial support if you test positive for COVID-19

Workers testing positive for coronavirus in North East Lincolnshire could be eligible for financial support, as well as other forms of support, to offset the loss of income due to having to self-isolate. Local residents can access financial support to help them to get through 10 days of self-isolation. The NHS Test and Trace Support…

1 month ago | Business and investment

Webinar for businesses to take place ahead of COVID restriction easing

North East Lincolnshire Council’s Public Health team are to host a webinar for businesses ahead of the lifting of national COVID-19 restrictions. From Monday 12 April additional premises will be able to reopen – with the rules on social contact applying. This includes non-essential retail; personal care premises such as hairdressers, beauty and nail salons;…

1 month ago | Business and investment

Businesses urged to register by 31 March for free workforce COVID tests

Businesses in North East Lincolnshire have until Wednesday 31 March to apply for the Government’s offer of free COVID tests for employees. Testing is being offered to support the reopening of businesses.  The offer is open to all registered businesses, including those that are temporarily closed under current lockdown measures. Those businesses that are currently…

2 months ago | Business and investment