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New cameras coming online at two local schools

TWO local schools are set to benefit from the rollout of a Council initiative aimed at reducing dangerous parking. Queen Mary Infant and Nursery School, Cleethorpes, and Welholme Academy in Grimsby, have already had cameras installed to monitor vehicle movements during peak times. The initiative, which has already been in place at Sighnill’s Academy in…

3 days ago | Environment and community safety
A 'no stopping' sign

Pens and paints at the ready – it’s the Clean Air Day poster competition

North East Lincolnshire Council is launching a new poster competition ahead of Clean Air Day 2023. The Council is inviting people of all ages to come up with designs for posters with ideas about cutting air pollution and making the air around us cleaner. Winners will have their posters displayed in parks and other places…

2 weeks ago | General
A graphic promoting the Clean Air Day poster competition

Council officials visit businesses ahead of Martyn’s Law

Officers from North East Lincolnshire Council, Humberside Police, Counter Terrorism Policing, and Equans this week visited local businesses in Freeman Street and Grimsby Town Centre to raise awareness around counter-terrorism and promote the Governments “Run Hide Tell” message ahead of the expected implementation of Martyn’s Law. Martyn’s Law is expected to come into effect in…

1 month ago | Council information and partnerships
A photo of officials shortly after business visits

Earth Day 2023: Invest in our planet

Saturday 22 April is Earth Day. From wetlands to woodlands and from rivers to parks, our borough is home to many rich and diverse habitats, and some are internationally important. For Earth Day we’re celebrating the environment on our doorstep and looking at ways to give back to nature. We’ll be showcasing the borough’s diverse…

1 month ago | Green
Bradley Woods seen from above - photo by Double Red

What’s big, brown and bobs about in the Humber estuary?

It’s the largest wading bird in Europe. Their long legs and curvy beaks are perfect for finding food in our thick estuary mud. They love the coastline around Cleethorpes, Grimsby and Immingham. Give it up for the curlew this World Curlew Day! Friday 21 April is World Curlew Day, a day to shout about and…

1 month ago | Green
Three curlews wading at Novartis Ings near Grimsby

East coast wetlands added to UK’s list of potential World Heritage sites

Wetlands along the east coast of England, from the Humber to the Thames, have successfully been added to the UK’s Tentative List of World Heritage sites. England’s east coast wetlands will be added to the UK’s Tentative List of World Heritage sites along with just five other new sites, government announced on 10 April 2023….

2 months ago | Green
Fitties beach

Businessman pleads guilty to illegal tobacco smuggling

A Doncaster businessman has pleaded guilty to three charges after being caught by police whilst smuggling illicit cigarettes and tobacco out of Grimsby in a van. Rizgar Ismail AZIZ, 46, of Broxholme Lane, Doncaster, appeared before Grimsby Magistrates Court on Tuesday 4 April in relation to three charges brought under the Standardised Packaging of Tobacco…

2 months ago | Environment and community safety
A photo of some seized cigarettes