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Test and trace team carrying out doorstep visits in North East Lincolnshire

Local officers from the Council’s Test & Trace team are carrying out doorstep visits to properties in North East Lincolnshire to offer support to those who are self-isolating and to answer questions from those who have been offered the vaccine but haven’t booked an appointment yet. The visits are part of an effort to reduce…

2 weeks ago | COVID-19

Testing centres open for asymptomatic key workers

Access to rapid coronavirus tests that give a result within half an hour are being rolled out next week to key workers who have to go out to work despite the current lockdown.  Testing centres have been opened at Grimsby Town Hall and the Knoll in Cleethorpes, with plans for a further site in Immingham…

2 weeks ago | Business and investment

Over £200,000 paid to people self-isolating in your area

Cash payments of £500 have been made to 417 people who have taken time off work to self-isolate with COVID-19 in North East Lincolnshire, totaling some £208,500. North East Lincolnshire Council has made the payments to local residents who have had to take time off work to self-isolate due to COVID-19 since September last year….

2 weeks ago | COVID-19

Tell us about your health visitor experience

Parents who are familiar with the Council’s Health Visiting service will know that the team have had to change the way that they work during the pandemic, to make sure that families continued to receive the appropriate support. The team are now asking parents who have interacted with the service during the coronavirus pandemic to…

3 weeks ago | Children and families

North East Lincolnshire business grant applications go live

North East Lincolnshire Council has today launched a new discretionary grant through the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) scheme for businesses who are ‘open but affected’ due to COVID-19 restrictions. Businesses who have experienced at least a 30% drop in income can apply for a discretionary grant between now and 28 February 2021.  The grants will…

3 weeks ago | Business and investment

COVID-19: Changes to arrangements at the crematorium

North East Lincolnshire Council is introducing some changes at Grimsby Crematorium to help keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic. There are strict limits already in place on the number of people who can attend a funeral. A maximum of 30 mourners may attend a funeral service. This means a maximum of 30 mourners in…

1 month ago | Births, marriages and deaths

Keep on top of your mental health during the national lockdown

With the country under a national lockdown once again, lots of young people are facing time away from their friends and the school environment. It’s vital that children and young people look after their mental health and get the right support if they’re not feeling themselves. is a free, safe and confidential way for…

1 month ago | Children and families

Praise for local health and care workers over vaccine roll out

Local leaders have praised the work of health and care staff who have “pulled out all the stops” to get the most challenging nationally led vaccination programme in the history of the NHS off the ground in North East Lincolnshire. Patients most at risk from the complications of COVID-19 are being offered the vaccine first…

2 months ago | COVID-19

Parents urged to support local schools during lockdown

Parents and carers in North East Lincolnshire are being asked to support local schools during the pandemic by keeping their children at home where possible. A letter, sent to all school headteachers, parents and carers calling for parents and carers who are critical workers to keep their children at home if at all possible,  follows…

2 months ago | COVID-19