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Council CCTV helps with over 500 incidents across borough in three months

North East Lincolnshire Council’s CCTV network has helped with 563 incidents so far this year. With over 130 cameras in operation across the borough, operatives have been able help locate people reported as missing as well as capturing crimes being committed. Of the 563, 190 were incidents where cameras captured the events as they were…

53 mins ago | Enforcement

Council act fast to clean up graffiti following ASB incidents in Grimsby town centre

North East Lincolnshire Council’s Street Cleansing operatives have acted fast to remove graffiti from parts of Grimsby town centre following a spate of vandalism and anti-social behaviour. Crews discovered a number of crude images graffitied across planters, shop fronts and pavements in red spray paint throughout the town centre at around 6am on Thursday, 16…

2 days ago | Enforcement

Taskforce launched to tackle Anti-Social Behaviour in Grimsby town centre continues success with arrests and fines issued

Three people were arrested; five fixed penalty notices issued and 40 drivers spoken to about driving regulations in the town centre as part of the second day of action for Op Mastery. The new taskforce saw Humberside Police officers join forces with North East Lincolnshire Council’s Antisocial Behaviour (ASB) team, the Environmental Enforcement Waste Investigations…

1 week ago | Enforcement

Grimsby town centre Restricted Parking Zone reminder.

DRIVERS in and around Grimsby town centre are being urged to check before they park – or risk penalties for entering or stopping in restricted streets. Reports in recent weeks have stated how vehicles have been seen entering and then being parked and left in George Street, Victoria Street and New Street. These are 24-hour,…

1 month ago | Enforcement

Raid on local shops uncovers £200k haul of illicit goods

TRADING Standards officers visited four premises yesterday morning using search and seizure powers under the Consumer Rights Act, and uncovered a haul of illicit cigarettes, tobacco and vapes. The visits were part of Operation CeCe, a national campaign involving Trading Standards and HM Revenue and Customs. The products seized during the visits are illegal to…

2 months ago | Enforcement
A picture of illicit vapes on a worktop

Trio ordered to pay over £1400 for PSPO breaches in Council first

Three men have been found guilty in court of breaking a range of Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) across North East Lincolnshire and ordered to pay nearly £1500 in fines. North East Lincolnshire Council introduced the PSPOs through the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act in 2014. The act gave local authorities the power to…

2 months ago | Enforcement
The WiSE enforcement team with Cllr Ron Shepherd and Neil Clark