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Natural England launches first King’s Series National Nature Reserve on Lincolnshire coast

Natural England has today (Monday, 18 September) launched a new National Nature Reserve on the Greater Lincolnshire coast which marks the first in the new King’s Series of National Nature Reserves committed to enhancing biodiversity and nature recovery while connecting people with nature.  The Lincolnshire Coronation Coast National Nature Reserve (LCCNNR) covers 33 square kilometres…

9 months ago | Green
Cleethorpes saltmarsh

Have your say on plans on how we plant and look after trees in North East Lincolnshire

North East Lincolnshire Council is inviting people to have their say on its first ever tree strategy. Published in June, the draft strategy demonstrates the Council’s commitment to caring for trees under its management and help respond to the challenges of climate change and the natural ecosystem. People are invited to read the strategy and…

10 months ago | Green
Aerial view of Weelsby Woods

Clean Air Day 2023 – poster competition winners announced

Clean Air Day, the UK’s largest campaign on air pollution is happening on Thursday 15 June 2023. The theme is ‘Clean up our air to look after your mind this #CleanAirDay’. The campaign is focusing on the fact that cleaning up our air is good for us in many ways: it not only benefits our…

1 year ago | Green
An air quality monitoring in Grimsby

Pens and paints at the ready – it’s the Clean Air Day poster competition

North East Lincolnshire Council is launching a new poster competition ahead of Clean Air Day 2023. The Council is inviting people of all ages to come up with designs for posters with ideas about cutting air pollution and making the air around us cleaner. Winners will have their posters displayed in parks and other places…

1 year ago | General
A graphic promoting the Clean Air Day poster competition

Earth Day 2023: Invest in our planet

Saturday 22 April is Earth Day. From wetlands to woodlands and from rivers to parks, our borough is home to many rich and diverse habitats, and some are internationally important. For Earth Day we’re celebrating the environment on our doorstep and looking at ways to give back to nature. We’ll be showcasing the borough’s diverse…

1 year ago | Green
Bradley Woods seen from above - photo by Double Red

What’s big, brown and bobs about in the Humber estuary?

It’s the largest wading bird in Europe. Their long legs and curvy beaks are perfect for finding food in our thick estuary mud. They love the coastline around Cleethorpes, Grimsby and Immingham. Give it up for the curlew this World Curlew Day! Friday 21 April is World Curlew Day, a day to shout about and…

1 year ago | Green
Three curlews wading at Novartis Ings near Grimsby

East coast wetlands added to UK’s list of potential World Heritage sites

Wetlands along the east coast of England, from the Humber to the Thames, have successfully been added to the UK’s Tentative List of World Heritage sites. England’s east coast wetlands will be added to the UK’s Tentative List of World Heritage sites along with just five other new sites, government announced on 10 April 2023….

1 year ago | Green
Fitties beach

North East Lincolnshire Council backs Keep Britain Tidy’s bid to show pride in community during mass clean up

Showing pride in our places: North East Lincolnshire Council supports residents pledging to pick one bag of litter for charity’s Great British Spring Clean campaign. North East Lincolnshire Council is today encouraging residents and businesses in the area to pledge to do their bit to clear up the litter that blights the borough during the…

1 year ago | Environment and community safety
Piles of litter picked at Ainslie Street park in Grimsby

Happy Birthday to the Lincolnshire Wolds!

During 2023, the Lincolnshire Wolds is celebrating its 50th anniversary as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and it’s an ideal opportunity to discover more about this protected, living, working and thriving landscape! The 50th Anniversary is a chance to celebrate all that has been achieved in working to protect and enhance the Lincolnshire…

1 year ago | Culture, events and tourism
A view across the Lincolnshire Wolds