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New funding to remove chewing gum stains from our high streets

Chewing Gum Task Force grant scheme will help councils clean up UK towns and cities Exeter, Birmingham, Sunderland, Swansea, Glasgow and Belfast among the first councils awarded funding  Task Force unites country’s major chewing gum producers including Mars Wrigley and Perfetti Van Melle New Government action to crack down on litter on our high streets…

5 days ago | Environment and community safety
Bin sticker with image of a cat playing with chewing gum

Targeted patrols focus on Grimsby town centre

Targeted high-visibility patrols in Grimsby town centre are part of an ongoing effort to tackle issues in the area. Having listened to residents and businesses, officers will be carrying out foot patrols with partners in hotspot areas to deal with issues such as shop theft, public order offences and antisocial behaviour. Inspector Tom Stevens, of…

2 weeks ago | Environment and community safety
Council members and officers with police and other agencies in Grimsby

Scooter seized and fines issued during multi-agency crackdown in Grimsby

North East Lincolnshire Council Environmental Enforcement officers fined 15 people for waste offences during a multi-agency operation in Grimsby on Tuesday (26 July). The action was taken as part of an operation involving North East Lincolnshire Council (NELC) Environmental Enforcement and licensing officers, Humberside Police and Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) in Scartho Road,…

2 weeks ago | Environment and community safety
Council members, officers and police at the action day in Scartho Road, Grimsby

Town Centre Day of Action

GRIMSBY Town Centre and Freeman Street will be the focus of a special ‘day of action’ tomorrow (Saturday, July 23) as organisations come together to crack-down on nuisance and antisocial behaviour. The event will officially mark the end of National Antisocial Behaviour Week and represents on-going work between the council, the police, and other agencies…

3 weeks ago | Environment and community safety
A birds eye view of the town centre

Playgrounds go smoke free

Children’s play areas across North East Lincolnshire are going smoke free as part of efforts to create a world free from tobacco and foster a healthier environment for children. The plans being introduced by North East Lincolnshire Council’s Public Health team have seen signage starting to be installed at all children’s play areas in the…

3 weeks ago | Children and families
Photo of Cllr Swinburn and Cllr Shreeve

North East Lincolnshire Council launch home energy efficiency scheme

North East Lincolnshire Council has secured Government funding to help residents improve the warmth and efficiency of their homes. With energy bills at an all-time high, the council is providing a scheme offering a range of fully-funded home improvements to improve energy efficiency for eligible homeowners.  Most eligible properties will receive upgrades up to the…

2 months ago | General
Woman sat in front of fire