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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…

5 months ago | General
Novartis Ings, Grimsby

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…

7 months ago | General
Woman sat in front of fire

Summer safety advice from the resort management team

Members of North East Lincolnshire Council’s resort management team are talking to schools about the wonders and dangers of the unique environment on the Cleethorpes coastline. The educational safety presentations are often given on the beach with a short walking tour, but they can also be given in the classroom. The talks include information about…

7 months ago | General
School children take a look at the resort team beach buggy

Join the innovative smart cycling revolution

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, EQUANS, is inviting local cyclists to take part in an innovative smart cycling project that connects hundreds of cyclists and their trips across North East Lincolnshire. The project was previously launched back in 2019. Unfortunately this was paused shortly after due to COVID-19, but the project is…

7 months ago | General

Walk to School Challenge is underway!

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, EQUANS, have received funding to support a select number of primary schools to take part in WOW – the walk to school challenge from Living Streets. We have partnered with Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking to encourage children to be more active by walking,…

8 months ago | General
Pupils at Pilgrim Academy.

Doctor Bike takes to the schools!

Doctor Bike visited both Pilgrim Academy in Immingham and Reynolds Academy in Cleethorpes where they fixed and repaired more than 80 children’s’ bikes for free. This service is provided by non-profit organisation Cycle Hub Lincs and is funded by North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner EQUANS. Having Doctor Bike come to schools helps…

8 months ago | General
Schoolchildren and representatives of Dr Bike

Funding secured for walking and cycling improvements in North East Lincolnshire

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, EQUANS, have been awarded £346,000 funding from the Department for Transport to support the delivery of high-quality cycle and pedestrian infrastructure near Grimsby Town Centre. The route identified through the council’s Cycling and Walking Improvement Plan, includes Ainslie Street, Park Avenue, Park Drive and surrounding areas. Councillor…

8 months ago | General
stock image of a bike