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Environment and community safety

Day in the Life of Environmental Sustainability: trees, trees and more trees, or is it?

By definition, Environmental Sustainabilityis about maintaining balance and conserving natural resources, but at North East Lincolnshire Council it’s far more. From applying for grants to getting down and dirty planting trees, there is more to it than meets the eye. This planting season, which runs throughout late February and March, 416 trees will be placed…

5 days ago | Environment and community safety

Millions of pounds in extra funding set to provide ‘transformational’ investment to support North East Lincolnshire transport improvements.

THE awarding of £119m of funds to bring transformational change to transport across North East Lincolnshire will be formally welcomed by the council’s Cabinet next week. In acknowledging the grant funding, Cabinet members will also be asked to approve the start of a planning journey, which will see a mapping out of how these significant…

2 months ago | Business and investment

Fascinating photos reveal Grimsby’s link with an uncrowned king

Inheriting the British throne from his father in January 1936, Edward VIII was soon embroiled in scandal over his relationship with a married American woman, Wallis Simpson. Later that year, Edward abdicated the British throne and his brother, King George VI was crowned. Today, it can be difficult to track down traces of the uncrowned…

2 months ago | Bridges
Visit of the Prince of Wales to Grimsby, July 19th 1928. Presentation of the scissors to cut the ribbon to open the new Corporation Bridge.