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Environment and community safety

Evening walk aims to ‘reclaim these streets’

AN evening walk taking place in Grimsby later this month is seeking to ‘reclaim these streets’ as part of a national movement established in the wake of the murder of Sarah Everard. The event, arranged by the Violence against Women and Girls Strategic Group, is aimed at empowering those who may feel vulnerable when walking…

4 days ago | Environment and community safety

Give us your views in new PSPO consultation

North East Lincolnshire Council is consulting on the proposal of a new public space protection order (PSPO) covering parks, beaches, the sea front and other council land. The new PSPO will allow the Council to place restrictions in specific areas to manage behaviour that could be detrimental to the environment or other people. Many of…

6 days ago | Environment and community safety

Top tips to keep your home warm this winter for less

As the nights start to draw in and the days get cooler, you might be thinking about switching on the heating but don’t know if you can afford the bills that come with it. Here are some top tips to help manage your energy bills this winter: Turn appliances off rather than leaving them on…

2 weeks ago | General
A pile of slippers, blanket, hot water bottle and cushion.

School spaces safer after CCTV success

Since the start of the school term in September, 21 notices have been issued to drivers stopping and parking illegally near Signhills School in Cleethorpes. The cameras were installed over the summer break by North East Lincolnshire Council and it’s regeneration partner, Equans, after working with schools to look at ways to make the spaces…

3 weeks ago | Children and families
A photo of a 'no stopping' sign

East Marsh residents to get free home security gadgets

East Marsh residents are to be offered free security upgrades to help protect properties from criminals. The project is being funded by the Home Office and managed by North East Lincolnshire Council and the Office of the Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner. Residents in some areas of East Marsh Ward will be visited by Empower…

3 weeks ago | Children and families
The Safer Streets 4 Project Group

Congratulations to three local schools that have achieved Modeshift STARS Green accreditation

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, Equans, would like to applaud Pilgrim Academy, Ormiston Academy and Old Clee Primary School for their hard work and determination in achieving Modeshift STARS Green accreditation. Modeshift STARS work in thousands of businesses, education, and community settings across the UK to improve travel plan standards, share best…

4 weeks ago | General
Modeshift STARS staff and pupils at Pilgrim Academy sitting and standing outside on the grass.

Safer Streets: East Marsh Community Safety Wallet

Funding to boost community safety in the East Marsh area has been opened up for applications from community groups, thanks to the North East Lincolnshire Community Safety Partnership. The scheme, launching today (Monday 31st October 2022), is offering grants of up to £7,500 to voluntary, community and not-for-profit organisations to help cut crime. The fund…

4 weeks ago | Environment and community safety
A map of a part of East Marsh