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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.

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.

Novartis Ings – past, present and future

The Novartis Ings has now been completed near the shore of the South Bank of the Humber and has been formally unveiled at a short ceremony today by the Mayor of North East Lincolnshire, Cllr Steve Beasant, along with other Councillors, and representatives from Novartis, Solenis, funding partners and a range of interested groups who…

1 month ago | General
Novartis Ings - group photograph comprising representatives from the nature partnerships and professionals who created the site, Novartis, funding partners (Greater Lincolnshire LEP and ERDF), North East Lincolnshire Council and EQUANS, as well as the family members mentioned in the story

Developing a sustainable depot in the heart of Grimsby

Contractors are set to start the latest round of demolition as part of a £7.5 million project to overhaul North East Lincolnshire Council’s Doughty Road depot. Work at the Grimsby town centre site started in January this year and will see the depot transformed into a sustainable worksite as part of the Council’s drive to…

2 months ago | Bins, waste and recycling
Doughty Road railside buildings to be demolished

Wildlife areas highlight borough’s environmental vision.

TWO wild and birdlife areas created next to prime commercial land by North East Lincolnshire Council are examples of how industrial development and nature can thrive side-by-side. As residents are being encouraged to give their views on the review of the borough’s Local Plan, a key planning document which helps shape and guide future development,…

2 months ago | General

Creating a motorway service station for wildlife

On the shores of the Humber Estuary in North East Lincolnshire, a new haven for wildlife is starting to appear. In this interview with Roger Wardle, who heads up a specialist consultancy that creates these sites, he explains the aims behind the site and how these are built. The Humber Estuary is a huge often…

3 months ago | General
Novartis Ings, Grimsby