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North East Lincolnshire moved to COVID Tier 2 – High Alert

RESTRICTIONS on household mixing in North East Lincolnshire will change from 00.01 Saturday, 31 October as the area moves into the COVID Tier 2 category. Based on advice and guidance of public health experts, North East Lincolnshire joins many other areas of the country in Tier 2 following an increase in the rate of COVID-19 cases in…

2 days ago | General

Keeping the roads moving this winter

As North East Lincolnshire Council’s gritters start their engines, 600 tonnes of salt has been delivered to replenish the stock ready for this year’s winter gritting service. The council and its regeneration partner ENGIE have been gearing up over the last few weeks ready for winter. During the season, around 2,000 tonnes of salt will…

2 days ago | General

Footpath closure next weekend in Grimsby

THE footpath on the Grimsby Minster side of Bethlehem Street will be closed next weekend (Friday 30 October until the evening of Sunday 1 November) to allow for essential electrical cabling to take place. New lighting columns are being erected in St James’ Square and access is required to the main Northern Power cable, which…

3 days ago | General

Riverhead Square development plan at Cabinet

A plan to reinvent Grimsby’s Riverhead Square into a safe and attractive ‘heart of the town centre’ is set to be considered by councillors at the Cabinet meeting next week (4 November), following a £1m funding boost from central Government. Designs have been released with the report revealing a whole-scale concept to transform the square,…

4 days ago | General

Celebrating Halloween a bit differently this year

The spookiest month of the year is upon us and Halloween is just around the corner. But celebrations will need to be a little different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Public health chiefs at North East Lincolnshire Council are urging people to take extra care this 31 October. Director of Public Health, Stephen…

4 days ago | General

Council to offer support for children during the October half term

North East Lincolnshire Council has confirmed that it will offer support to children who are entitled to free school meals, during the October half term. Today, the Council Leader revealed plans to offer a £10 contribution to food for each child entitled to free school meals, some 5,700 local children in our area. Councillor Philip…

4 days ago | General

Estate Road 2 carriageway and footway reconstruction – project update

Works are continuing to reconstruct the carriageway and footway between Pyewipe roundabout and Estate Road 6, on Estate Road 2. The previously announced road closure between Pyewipe roundabout and Estate Road 5 has been extended and will be in place until Friday 30 October. Unfortunately, nearby electrical works being carried out by McCann Ltd to…

1 week ago | General

Overnight drainage maintenance to take place in Grimsby

Planned maintenance to the highway drainage system on Bargate and Deansgate Bridge is planned to take place on Wednesday 28 October to reduce the risk of highway flooding and maintain the drainage infrastructure. Westward Ho junction   High pressure jetting of the drainage system to ensure it is free flowing and clear will take place…

1 week ago | General