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Environment and community safety

Half day of drainage maintenance work in Healing

Important cleaning and jetting of a section of drainage on Great Coates Road at the junction with Low Road in Healing will take place on Wednesday 3 March. The works are essential to reduce the risk of flooding on the public highway. To ensure the safety of the workforce, temporary traffic lights will be in…

2 months ago | Environment and community safety

Grimsby and Cleethorpes flood sirens to be decommissioned

The Environment Agency’s modern and free Flood Warning Service has proved so effective that sirens in Grimsby and Cleethorpes are to be decommissioned. More than 80% of the 33,000 properties at risk of flooding in the area now receive advanced warnings through the direct-messaging service, making the old sirens redundant. The towns’ 18 flood sirens…

4 months ago | Environment and community safety

Parents urged ahead of Christmas: “Save your children from video game loot box gambling”

Councillors are warning parents about in-game gambling ahead of a Christmas when many children will be unwrapping new video games and games consoles on Christmas day. Councillor Ian Lindley, portfolio holder for children, education and young people, and Councillor Ron Shepherd, portfolio holder for safer and stronger communities at North East Lincolnshire Council, have issued…

5 months ago | Environment and community safety

Get into your stride this Walk to School Week

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, marked the start of Walk to School Week today (Monday 5 October) with Broadway Day Care. Children at Broadway Day Care, one of the local nurseries taking part in Walk to School Week, were joined by road safety officers at ENGIE and construction workers from PBS…

6 months ago | Children and families

Covid-19 seminar held for local places of worship

A webinar about COVID-19 was hosted by North East Lincolnshire Council last week for representatives of local places of worship. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, more places are becoming able to reopen whilst following Government guidance. Places of worship in our area are no different, with some opening their doors to limited numbers and with…

7 months ago | Children and families