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Don’t let your rubbish end up blocking a ditch

Dumped rubbish in ditches is increasing the risk of flooding and also threatening wildlife, warns North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner ENGIE. People dumping garden waste, tree cuttings, tyres and other rubbish in ditches or other waterways are blocking the flow of water and putting others at risk of flooding. Watercourses are there…

3 years ago | Bins, waste and recycling
Waste fly-tipped next to a ditch by the A180 in Grimsby.

Stunning new recycling globe sculpture highlights the vital role Cleethorpes plays in international bird migration

A new recycling sculpture unveiled today (Thursday 20 May) is joining Hammy the Haddock in the battle to keep Cleethorpes beach clean. North East Lincolnshire Council teamed up with Grimsby-based Blackrow Engineering and several other sponsors to bring the new stainless-steel globe to the resort. The 2-metre-tall recycling globe illustrates the vital role Cleethorpes plays…

3 years ago | Bins, waste and recycling
Sponsor representatives gather for the ribbon cutting of the new recycling globe in Cleethorpes.

Let’s keep going

LET’S Keep Going – that’s the message being sent out today from residents, key workers, and businesses across North East Lincolnshire. As the borough eases its lockdown restrictions this week, in line with the national COVID roadmap, health experts are also reminding people of the need to carry on the good work – keeping up…

3 years ago | COVID-19
COVID Support Officer putting poster in shop window

Dog walkers reminded to take responsibility for their pets this Spring

North East Lincolnshire Council is launching a new Spring campaign to tackle dog fouling and irresponsible dog ownership. Officers are putting up new signs in parks and other places to remind dog owners to pick up after their pets. People are also being encouraged to submit reports about dog fouling problem areas so enforcement officers…

3 years ago | Environment and community safety
Artwork of a sign reminding people to pick up after their dogs.

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…

3 years 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…

3 years ago | Environment and community safety