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Pingdemic? Five easy ways to avoid having to self-isolate

More people than ever before are having to self-isolate due to the spread of coronavirus. Many businesses are finding themselves short-staffed and some shops are struggling to remain open. Don’t panic – we’ve compiled a list of the best ways to avoid having to self-isolate! Social distance We still have one of the highest Covid…

1 day ago | COVID-19

Taking precautions when visiting your GP

Patients entering GP surgeries across the Humber are being reminded they should continue to wear a face mask and follow social distancing rules. Covid restrictions will end in most settings in England from Monday, 19 July. However, as infection rates rise significantly across the region, health bosses in the Humber are reiterating the message that…

1 week ago | COVID-19

Small grants available for local businesses to improve digital systems

North East Lincolnshire Council have today launched a new Digital Boost Grant through the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) scheme for businesses who would benefit from support to diversify, increase productivity, or improve existing digital systems. Priority will be given to businesses who are diversifying into new ways of working to recover from Covid. The grants…

2 weeks ago | COVID-19

Bumper weekend of vaccination clinics ahead of “Freedom Day”

This weekend, Freshney Place is playing host to one of a number of drop-in vaccination clinics across our town centres as people queue to join the thousands of local people protecting themselves against COVID. More than 320 people walked into a clinic at Open Door in Grimsby last Saturday and rolled up their sleeves for…

3 weeks ago | COVID-19

Parents urged to support local schools as end of term approaches

Parents and carers in North East Lincolnshire are being asked to support the area’s schools as the end of term approaches. Head teachers, school leaders and staff have been magnificent in their care for the area’s children and young people during an extraordinary and challenging school year. They have had to adapt quickly and put…

3 weeks ago | COVID-19

COVID-19: Bin collections – update for Friday 2 July

Waste and recycling crews at North East Lincolnshire Council are back on track after some delays during the past week. Update for Friday 2 July Crews have fully caught up on rounds for household waste, recycling and garden waste. Teams from other parts of the Council stepped in and helped complete the rounds after an…

4 weeks ago | Bins, waste and recycling

Blue lights shine on the Town Hall & Minster this weekend

Grimsby’s iconic Minster and Town Hall will be turned blue this weekend to celebrate the incredible work of our NHS staff, as well as all key workers and others in our communities who have helped us through this challenging year. The blue lights are also an opportunity to remember those who have lost their lives…

4 weeks ago | COVID-19