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COVID-19: Potential disruption to bin collections

North East Lincolnshire Council is warning people that bin collections and some other services could be disrupted as the number of local coronavirus cases rise. There has been little disruption to waste and recycling collections so far this year but that could change with the increase in local cases. Plans are in place to keep…

3 years ago | Bins, waste and recycling
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Health bosses joy over youth jumping at chance to get jab

Health bosses are today praising the way local young people have joined the charge to fight COVID after dozens queued for their first chance to get the vaccine. A drop-in clinic at Open Door, Albion Street, Grimsby, vaccinated a staggering 280 people between 4pm and 8pm yesterday, many of them 18–24-year-olds who were able to…

3 years ago | COVID-19
A photo of the queue of young people outside Open Door in Grimsby

Public health chiefs warn to stick to COVID rules as case numbers increase

Public Health chiefs at North East Lincolnshire Council’s Public Health team have warned that local residents must stick to the rules after a report showed a significant increase in positive COVID cases in the area over the last 7 days. The report, which is published on a weekly basis, had showed COVID-19 rates dropping across…

3 years ago | COVID-19

Let’s keep going

LET’S Keep Going – that’s the message being sent out today from residents, key workers, and businesses across North East Lincolnshire. As the borough eases its lockdown restrictions this week, in line with the national COVID roadmap, health experts are also reminding people of the need to carry on the good work – keeping up…

3 years ago | COVID-19
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COVID-19: Changes to arrangements at the crematorium

North East Lincolnshire Council is introducing some changes at Grimsby Crematorium as more lockdown restrictions are lifted. From Monday 17 May, the number of mourners attending a service indoors will remain at 30 but more will be allowed to stand outside. The outdoor speaker system is being brought back into use for mourners gathering outside….

3 years ago | Births, marriages and deaths
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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…

3 years 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…

3 years ago | Business and investment
A covid marshall at a shop in North East Lincolnshire

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…

3 years ago | COVID-19