North East Lincolnshire Council

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Taxi drivers put under the spotlight

Licensing officers from North East Lincolnshire Council carried out a series of late-night checks on taxi drivers in our area. The inspections came ahead of the winter weather and the festive period. Council officers, working with officers from Humberside Police,…

27 mins ago
Here’s how YOU could save a wad of cash

People in North East Lincolnshire could start 2019 off the right way by making huge savings on their energy bills. North East Lincolnshire Council has once again teamed up with the Big Community Switch, a free Home Energy scheme to…

3 days ago
Here’s how YOU can keep your house warm this Christmas

With winter weather slowly creeping in, people across North East Lincolnshire are being encouraged to take note of ways to keep their house warmer for less. Savvy people across the borough could see their energy efficiency home improvements paid for…

2 weeks ago
Winter weather preparations going to plan

The gritting vehicles have been tested, the drivers are trained and the salt delivery has arrived ready to keep motorists moving this winter in North East Lincolnshire. The council and ENGIE have been gearing up ahead of this year’s winter…

1 month ago
Travel planning opportunity for local businesses

A project aimed at encouraging businesses and employees to consider greener and healthier methods of transport is progressing across North East Lincolnshire. The project, managed by the council’s regeneration partner ENGIE, launched last year and offers businesses a full travel…

1 month ago
Council to host landmark summit on anti-social behaviour

North East Lincolnshire Council is set to host a key summit involving a wide range of players from across the borough in order to tackle anti-social behaviour, address residents’ concerns and improve community safety. Anti-social behaviour is a problem that…

1 month ago
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Vehicle Seizure Notice – 25 October 2018

North East Lincolnshire Council Vehicle Seizure Notice We have the power to seize a vehicle, trailer or mobile plant and their contents if we think it is being, or will be used in the waste crimes such as fly-tipping. When…

2 months ago
Christmas lights to bring festive flare

The festive season is almost upon us. Watch out, look around, something’s coming, coming to town! The council’s regeneration partner, ENGIE, is installing the borough’s festive lights and illuminations this month ahead of the Christmas period. The lights will be…

2 months ago
Cash boost for local Samaritans group

The £5,000 proceeds of a Council metal recycling scheme have been donated to Grimsby, Cleethorpes and District Samaritans. In the past this metal was removed and buried in the grounds of the cemetery. More recently however, with the onset of…

2 months ago
Save the planet… and your purse too!

Think about your journey to work this morning. Did you travel to work alone, by car? Have you considered alternative options? North East Lincolnshire Council and their regeneration partner, ENGIE, are supporting a national campaign headed by Liftshare which celebrates…

2 months ago
Key cycling routes to be improved

Two key cycle routes in North East Lincolnshire are set to undergo improvement works from next week. North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE, will be starting works to the cycle paths in Grimsby on Monday 1 October.…

3 months ago
Green upgrade to council car park

Electric vehicle charging points at Cartergate car park have been upgraded. North East Lincolnshire Council and their regeneration partner ENGIE carried out works to upgrade the electric vehicle charging points earlier this week, bringing them up to modern standards. The…

3 months ago
Man found guilty of selling counterfeit tobacco

A shop owner has become the latest in a line of prosecutions against the illicit cigarette and tobacco industry in North East Lincolnshire. Mariwan Osman Hassan, aged 32, of Freeman Street in Grimsby, pleaded guilty to 6 offences under the…

3 months ago
A18 closed for resurfacing and maintenance works

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE, will be starting general maintenance works to the A18 from Monday 10 September for up to nine days. The routine works will require a road closure to ensure the safety of…

3 months ago
Sign up and join the competition to top the cycle leader board!

Businesses in North East Lincolnshire are once again gearing up to compete for the top spot and big prizes during Love to Ride’s Cycle September challenge. Cycle September, organised by Love to Ride and supported by North East Lincolnshire Council…

4 months ago
Programme of road resurfacing rolled out

A number of roads are being resurfaced across North East Lincolnshire as part of the annual programme of road resurfacing. The work started on Monday 20 August and it is expected that all locations will be completed within two weeks,…

4 months ago
Will you become one of North East Lincolnshire’s army of savvy energy switchers?

North East Lincolnshire Council is inviting the borough’s households to join an army of energy switchers by signing up to the latest round of the Big Community Switch. The scheme offers people the chance to have energy companies bid for…

4 months ago
Crime reduction fund deadline approaching: apply now

The deadline for applications to the Police and Crime Commissioners crime reduction fund is rapidly approaching. The fund, which was set up last year to help community groups tackle a number of problems in their areas, is worth up to…

4 months ago
Skip It! A new way to get rid of your household junk

North East Lincolnshire Council is launching a new and easy way to help people get rid of their household junk. Skip It is a three month pilot project that gives people the chance to dispose of unwanted household items and…

4 months ago
Council warning about fires in parks

North East Lincolnshire Council is warning people not to light barbecues or fires in its parks and woodlands as the area bakes in hot summer temperatures. The Council is concerned that there is a risk of fire spreading on the…

5 months ago
New offices to get abseil inspection

It is not every day you expect to see someone abseiling down an office in Grimsby town centre, but there is no cause for concern – it is part of a final inspection survey which will be carried out on…

5 months ago
Have your say on the future of Grimsby town centre

A partnership of public and private sector organisations is asking people for their views on Grimsby town centre, using the results to shape the future of the area. The Council, working with Humberside Police, Freshney Place and Stagecoach, is giving…

5 months ago
TrueCall eliminates nuisance calls

Vulnerable people in North East Lincolnshire have a new defence against nuisance callers. TrueCall can reduce nuisance calls by up to 95%, and in many cases can eliminate them almost completely. North East Lincolnshire Council’s trading standards team say the…

5 months ago
Survey reveals all about ‘our place’

The results of a survey from last year looking at all aspects of life in North East Lincolnshire have been published today. The Our Place, Our Future survey was put together by North East Lincolnshire Council, Humberside Police and NHS…

6 months ago
Streets to get new marshals to stop drink-violence

Partygoers in Grimsby and Cleethorpes will notice another late-night presence on the streets after Pubwatch North East Lincolnshire won funding to deploy street marshals. The marshals will provide a patrol service in the town centre on key dates during the…

6 months ago
£3.7m Heritage Action Zone will help breathe new life into Grimsby

Plans will be revealed today for the Greater Grimsby Heritage Action Zone, which will see the historic port and town boosted by investment and the collaborative efforts of a number of local organisations keen to breathe new life into the…

7 months ago
Local pubs to get new weapon in the battle against drunken violence

Pubs and clubs across North East Lincolnshire are set to get more help in the fight to stop alcohol-related violence in the area. Pubwatch North East Lincolnshire, working with North East Lincolnshire Council’s licensing and safer and stronger communities teams,…

7 months ago
Hospice donation from Council recycling scheme

North East Lincolnshire Council’s crematorium has donated the money raised from a metal recycling scheme to St. Andrew’s Hospice. St. Andrew’s Hospice was chosen to receive £5,000 being the surplus from the sale of recycled metal materials recovered following cremations. The…

7 months ago
Not long left to go before the latest energy saving deadline

YOU could save a hefty sum on your energy bills, but there’s not much time left to claim it. The Big Community Switch – a national scheme supported by North East Lincolnshire Council working in partnership with ENGIE – helps…

7 months ago
Have your say on community energy

North East Lincolnshire Council is asking residents and community groups for their views on community energy projects. The consultation asks people about their views on community energy and their support for local energy projects, aiming to find out how local…

7 months ago
Energy efficient heating for hundreds of homes

A number of homes in our area could get their heating systems revamped thanks to a new scheme. The scheme, which will offer qualifying residents the chance to upgrade from storage or room heaters, or solid fuel fires to A-rated…

8 months ago
Are you willing to switch?

North East Lincolnshire Council has once again teamed up with the Big Community Switch, a free scheme which could help you cut your energy bills. The scheme offers people the chance to have energy companies bid for their business –…

8 months ago
Spring cleaning blitz begins this week

Problems including fly-tipping, statutory nuisances, rogue trading and consumer offences are being targeted in a new way by North East Lincolnshire Council. A new Community Protection and Compliance Team has been formed through the coming together of the Council’s Community…

9 months ago
Council needs your views on new Play Streets project

North East Lincolnshire Council wants to hear people’s views on plans for a pilot Play Streets scheme. Between now and the end of April, the Council is consulting on proposals where neighbours can close their streets to through traffic at…

9 months ago
Winter weather update – YELLOW and AMBER alerts for SNOW

North East Lincolnshire Council is reminding people to be prepared for some disruption during the severe winter weather forecast for this week. Yellow and amber weather warnings for snow have been issued for North East Lincolnshire and the Yorkshire and…

10 months ago
Your chance to stay fit, bike to work and win prizes – it’s ride to work week

Ride to work week is here! The annual friendly competition between workplaces and employees to cycle to work will start on Monday 12 March. North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE and Love to Ride, is once again…

10 months ago
Confront fuel poverty over a cuppa

If you live in a cold home in Northern Lincolnshire, now is your chance to tackle fuel poverty and put an end to chilly nights. North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE and North Lincolnshire Council, is supporting…

10 months ago
Do the best for your pets

Own a dog? Going on holiday? Thinking of using a home boarding service? Don’t forget to check they have a licence. Pet owners who are going on holiday are being reminded to check that any boarders they leave their furry…

10 months ago
Find out if you could benefit from home improvement grants

Savvy people in North East Lincolnshire could see their home improvements paid for or subsidised by government funding pots. The funding is available to tackle a variety of home improvement projects with the aim of making homes warmer and more…

11 months ago
How safe are your gas appliances?

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE and Gas Safe, are offering free gas safety checks and minor essential works to households across the borough. The minor works are being offered to help reduce carbon monoxide-related deaths in…

11 months ago
Keep warm for less this winter with energy saving assistance available

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE and North Lincolnshire Council, are offering homeowners and private rented tenants funding for energy-saving home improvements. The improvement works assistance is available through the South Humber Energy Efficiency Partnership (SHEEP) and…

1 year ago
Energy training on offer for residents and professionals

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE, is hosting a number of energy awareness training sessions in the coming weeks for both local residents and professionals. The training aims to give professionals advice on how to support households…

1 year ago
Gas safety: Funding available for minor essential works

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE and Gas Safe, are offering free gas safety checks and minor essential works to households across the borough. The work is being done to help combat carbon monoxide poisoning which affects…

1 year ago
Tackling flyposting

North East Lincolnshire Council and Cleethorpes In Bloom officials are joining together to launch a campaign aimed at tackling illegal fly posting in the resort. The move is part of plans to support the In Bloom team’s efforts to keep…

1 year ago
Be Safe, Be Seen

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE and Grimsby Cycle Hub, have organised a number of events to promote safe cycling and keep cyclists visible whilst on the roads. At each event the Cycle Hub team will be…

1 year ago
UK leadership in Renewable Energy being discussed as catalyst for growth in post-Brexit economy

Following the announcement from North East Lincolnshire Council (NELC) of plans to regenerate the Greater Grimsby area, with a multi-million pound investment drive, some of the country’s biggest and most influential energy officials – drawn from central government to large…

1 year ago
Freshney Green Travel Planning project enters the final stages

The final stage of a project offering free personalised travel plans to people living on the Freshney Green Estate will begin at the end of September. The Residential Planning Project launched by North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with…

1 year ago
Will you become one of North East Lincolnshire’s army of savvy energy switchers?

North East Lincolnshire Council is inviting the borough’s households to join an army of energy switchers by signing up to the latest round of the Big Community Switch. The scheme offers people the chance to have energy companies bid for…

1 year ago
Environment Agency tests flood sirens in Grimsby and Cleethorpes

The Environment Agency is conducting its annual test of the flood sirens in Grimsby and Cleethorpes on Friday 25 August. Installed in 2007, the 18 sirens help warn over 25,000 households and local businesses of imminent tidal flooding. The siren…

1 year ago
Flood siren testing in North East Lincolnshire

The Environment Agency will be carrying out flood siren testing this Friday (Friday 25 August 2017) from 10am to 12noon.   For more information on the flood siren testing, visit https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/.

1 year ago
Cleethorpes flood defence improvement works completed

A £1.5m flood defence project which will protect businesses at the northern end of the North Promenade in Cleethorpes has recently been completed on time and budget. Kamen Kalchev, coastal advisor at the Environment Agency, said: “We were happy to…

1 year ago
Free energy awareness training available for professionals

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with National Energy Action (NEA) and ENGIE, are hosting free energy awareness training sessions for professionals working with vulnerable and fuel poor households. The course aims to give professionals the knowledge to support…

1 year ago
Transport 2050 Raffle Draw

Check out the results of the Transport 2050 event prize draw. All prizes must be claimed by 31st August 2017. Transport 2050 Raffle Winners (PDF)

1 year ago
Council welcomes greater investment in battery technology

Councillor David Watson, portfolio holder for the environment, has responded to a government announcement about greater research into battery technology and changes to the energy industry. The announcement on Monday by Business Secretary Greg Clark unveiled a huge investment in…

1 year ago
Dr Bike servicing returns ahead of the summer

Grimsby’s Cycle Hub is once again set to host a number of the popular ‘Doctor Bike’ sessions across the region in the coming months. The sessions, which offer free bicycle health check-ups, will run from August to October at venues…

1 year ago
Borough hosts Humber Hotspot workshop

A workshop to explore proposals to establish a heat network ‘hotspot’ in North East Lincolnshire has been hailed a success, according to Council Leader Ray Oxby. The Council hosted a delegation from Sweden at a Humber Hotspot at Grimsby Town…

1 year ago
Littlecoates Allotment Notice

The Lister Street entrance to Littlecoates allotment site will be closed this evening from 9pm. Allotment owners will be able to gain access to the site again tomorrow morning. The Council and its regeneration partner ENGIE would like to apologise…

1 year ago
Council to support National Clean Air Day

North East Lincolnshire Council is to support the first ever National Clean Air Day (NCAD), on Thursday 15 June 2017. The national event will see schools, hospitals, workplaces and communities across UK cities run events, and encourage local people to…

2 years ago
Bird keepers reminded to get registered

North East Lincolnshire Council Trading Standards officers are reminding members of the public that own birds or poultry to register with the local authority for updates on the threat of bird flu in the future. The warning comes after several…

2 years ago
There’s still time to switch and save

The latest round of the Big Community Switch has launched and there is still time to sign up and save money. North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE, is reminding residents there is still time to switch with…

2 years ago
Works start on flood defences to protect the Northern Promenade in Cleethorpes

Works start on flood defences to protect the Northern Promenade in Cleethorpes £1.5 Million has been secured from the Environment Agency to replace the timber groyne (breakwater) at the northern end of the North Promenade, next to Wonderland. Work will…

2 years ago
Don’t get caught out with your gas appliances

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE, is urging residents to check all gas appliances every year by a Gas Safe approved engineer. The call comes following funding from Foundations Independent Living trust to raise awareness and highlight…

2 years ago
Sign up for this year’s garden waste collection service from 1 March

The council’s waste team is inviting residents to sign-up or renew their subscription for this years’ garden waste service from tomorrow (Wednesday 1 March). The charge for collecting garden waste is just £35 per bin for 22 fortnightly collections between…

2 years ago
Footpath upgrade for Cleethorpes

A footpath in Cleethorpes will undergo improvement works over the next few weeks. Work will start on Monday 27 February in Albert Road, Cleethorpes, to replace the existing concrete flagstone footway with a buff flagstone, matching the recently installed flagstone…

2 years ago
Council hosts further heat network sessions for businesses

Figures from across the private and public sector are being invited to attend a Council-led drop-in session on clean energy sources for heating next week. In response to requests from businesses who could not attend the sessions held at the…

2 years ago
Local authorities work together to combat fuel poverty

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE and North Lincolnshire Council, is once again supporting National Energy Action’s (NEA) Warm Homes Campaign this year.   Working as part of the South Humber Energy Efficiency Partnership (SHEEP), the Council…

2 years ago
Footpath improvements on link between Garden Street and Grimsby Train Station

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE, started footway improvement works to the footpath which links Garden Street and Grimsby train station on Monday 13 February 2017. The works, which are expected to take about five weeks, include…

2 years ago
Businesses invited to find out more about green energy options

Commercial and industrial businesses are being invited to attend a Council-led briefing session about clean energy sources for heating next week. The briefing session will be held at the Innovation Centre, Europarc on Wednesday 15 February 2017 and will open…

2 years ago
Council goes green with electric vehicle fleet

North East Lincolnshire Council, in partnership with ENGIE, has this week taken delivery of 11 new Nissan eNV200 electric vehicles, forming part of its fleet covering security and neighbourhood operations. The vehicles, which are more cost effective and are expected…

2 years ago
Less than a week to go before the money saving deadline

Residents hoping to sign up to a scheme that could save them money on their energy bills have less than one week to go until the 13 February deadline. The Big Community Switch, a national scheme supported by North East…

2 years ago
Home Energy team supporting you this winter

North East Lincolnshire Council working in partnership with ENGIE is urging residents to keep warm this winter with support available from the Home Energy team. This winter a number of schemes are available to residents to help improve heating their…

2 years ago
Don’t suffer this winter with a bad boiler

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE, is urging residents not to suffer in the cold this winter. Qualifying residents will be able to receive a new boiler, and get assistance with heating and insulation through the boiler…

2 years ago
Avian flu confirmed at a farm in East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

The UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed H5N8 avian flu in a flock of turkeys at a farm in East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. For more information on this case, click here to see the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural…

2 years ago
Tidal surge round up

The emergency rooms at North East Lincolnshire Council were mobilised for the first time this year last week ahead of potential tidal flooding in coastal areas. The indication from the Environment  Agency had been that parts of Immingham, Grimsby and…

2 years ago
Still time to save with latest round of the Big Community Switch

North East Lincolnshire Council working in partnership with ENGIE is reminding people not to miss out on a scheme offering residents the chance to cut the cost of their energy bills. The Big Community Switch, which has saved more than…

2 years ago
Make sure you are prepared for when winter bites!

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE is reminding residents to take care during the winter months when driving in icy and snowy conditions. Wintery conditions can create a number of additional challenges for motorists compared to driving…

2 years ago
A brighter, sustainable future for council energy bills

AS part of a pilot project to reduce the council’s energy bills and carbon emissions, Photovoltaic (PV) solar panels have been fitted to the roof at Cleethorpes Leisure Centre. The project is being led by energy experts and council partner…

2 years ago
Streets now lit by low energy bulbs

A PROGRAMME of works to upgrade the borough’s street lamps with more cost effective LED lights has been completed. North East Lincolnshire Council and its partner ENGIE started to replace the area’s traditional street lights with new state-of-the-art LED lights…

2 years ago
Changes to recycling collections

From 28 November, recycling box collection in North East Lincolnshire will change from weekly to fortnightly. The move to weekly dry recycling collection in 2013 has not achieved the expected increase in recycling, and moving the service back to fortnightly…

2 years ago
Have you registered for cold weather alerts?

Residents in North East Lincolnshire are being advised to sign up for cold weather alerts from the Met Office following last year’s strong winds and heavy rain. The cold weather health watch is aimed at giving local people advanced warning…

2 years ago
Huge turbine parts wind their way through borough

OVER 60 abnormal loads are due to travel through North East Lincolnshire between November 1 and December 9. Huge wind turbine parts will be carried from Immingham Docks to Bishopthorpe Wind Farm on trailers ranging from an impressive 16.5m to…

2 years ago
Major project to protect Cleethorpes beach gets the green light

Cabinet have today approved a project to help protect the beach and flood defences at the north end of Cleethorpes. £750,000 has been secured from the Environment Agency to replace the timber groyne (breakwater) at the northern end of the…

2 years ago
Have your say on crime and anti-social behaviour

North East Lincolnshire Council is asking the public to contribute to a short survey which looks at current crime and anti-social behaviour in the neighbourhood. This annual survey allows residents of North East Lincolnshire to share their views on where…

2 years ago
Bus service advice & Transport Plan Consultation – Thursday 1st September 9am to 4pm (Riverhead Bus Station)

Bus and rail travellers in North East Lincolnshire will have the opportunity to raise transport issues and pick up a timetable at the regular public transport surgery held at the Riverhead, Grimsby, on Thursday 1 September 2016 from 9am to…

2 years ago
Road Safety improvements on Trinity road completed after local residents campaign

North East Lincolnshire Council and its partner ENGIE have completed a series of road safety improvements at a busy junction in Cleethorpes. Improvements have been made to the junction of Trinity Road and Highgate following calls to make the road…

2 years ago
Flood siren testing planned in Grimsby and Cleethorpes

Annual testing of the Environment Agency’s flood sirens in Grimsby and Cleethorpes will be carried out next week. The 18 sirens, installed in 2007, help warn more than 25,000 households and local businesses of imminent tidal flooding from the Humber.…

2 years ago
Staying Safe with Pokemon Go

With the release of the newest gaming craze, Pokémon Go, North East Lincolnshire Council in partnership with YPSS are issuing safety tips for the young (and the young at heart) playing the game. Pokémon Go is a augmented reality game,…

2 years ago
Begging operation in town centre areas

A multi-agency initiative to address issues of street begging which have been affecting the town centre areas of Grimsby and Cleethorpes launches today. Officers of North East Lincolnshire Council and Humberside Police are working with a number of agencies involved…

2 years ago
Tree-mendous improvement to Victoria Street vista

TREES have been planted in the marble planters along Victoria Street’s pedestrianised area, as part of the on-going improvements to Grimsby town centre. The new trees complete the project to freshen up Victoria Street which has seen the following  works take place: Installation of railings…

2 years ago
On the road to greener vehicles

PLANS to replace some of North East Lincolnshire Council’s fleet with electric vehicles moved up a gear this week. As part of its commitment to deliver sustainable, low carbon transport solutions and help improve local air quality, the council received…

3 years ago
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Major water leak on Kings Road, Cleethorpes

An emergency road closure has been put in place on Kings Road, Cleethorpes due to a major water leak which has happened in the last hour. The closure affects access to the Golf Club, Pleasure Island and Thorpe Park. A…

3 years ago
New laws to tackle legal highs to be implemented Forcewide

New laws to tackle legal highs to be implemented Forcewide: Psychoactive Substances Act comes in to effect on Thursday 26 May New legislation on legal highs (New Psychoactive Substances) is set to be launched on 26 May 2016. The Psychoactive…

3 years ago
Corporation Road Bridge closed for routine checks on Tuesday

Grimsby’s landmark Corporation Road Bridge will be closed to traffic for a routine check-up from 9.30am to 3.30pm on Tuesday 10 May. Pedestrians and cyclists will generally be able to cross the bridge apart from when it is lifted. The…

3 years ago