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Remembering Austin Mitchell

Austin Mitchell was appointed High Steward of North East Lincolnshire by full Council at its meeting on 24 September 2015. The role of High Steward of North East Lincolnshire was first awarded in 2008 to John Ross MBE. The origins of the role date back to 1521 under the title of High Steward of The…

3 years ago | General

Road safety improvements made to Grimsby junction for cyclists

A short section of cycle lane with red surfacing has been introduced across the Heneage Road and Wellington Street junction to address concerns for cyclist safety. Over the last five years, the latest accident data in this area shows a higher than usual number of cyclist involved incidents at this location. In response, road safety…

3 years ago | General

Get winter ready with Lincs 4 Warmer Homes!

Don’t wait for the cold weather to arrive, receive help and advice with your heating and energy bills now as part of a scheme ran by North East Lincolnshire Council and other local authorities across Lincolnshire. Lincs 4 Warmer Homes (L4WH) is a home energy partnership between local authorities across Greater Lincolnshire, including North East…

3 years ago | General

Programme of highway drainage maintenance to start this month

Routine drainage maintenance to a number of highway drains in Grimsby is due to start from Monday 23 August. The maintenance work is essential to reduce the risk of flooding on the public highway and allow engineers to inspect the drainage systems and any occurrences of flooding in the area.   The programme of works…

3 years ago | General

Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre re-awarded Sandford Award for another five years

Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre has once again been awarded the Sandford Award for Heritage Education as it celebrates its 30th anniversary. The centre has received the award for the high quality of their education provision to visiting school groups. The award, which is issued by the Heritage Education Trust and Bishop Grosseteste University, lasts for…

3 years ago | General
The front of the building of Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

Self-isolation impacts highway works

Due to a road marking contractor’s workforce self-isolating, two highway projects have been impacted and works rescheduled. Additional road marking works – Butt Lane, Laceby Road marking works were planned to take place overnight on Friday 13 August in Butt Lane, Laceby. These have now been re-programmed for Wednesday 18 August. As previously advised, works…

3 years ago | General

Trial to help bin lorries access Cleethorpes street to be made permanent

A trial which has prohibited parking at certain times to help bin lorries access a street in Cleethorpes has been made permanent. The decision made by Councillor Stewart Swinburn, portfolio holder for environment and transport at North East Lincolnshire Council, comes after an Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (ETRO) covering the Edward Street/William Street junction area…

3 years ago | General
Edward Street single yellow lanes

Ten top tips to Discover Cleethorpes Safely

Whether it’s building sandcastles, tucking into fish and chips, paddle boarding or taking a stroll, many of us are enjoying visiting the seaside in the lovely summer sun. And with naming Cleethorpes beach named as one of their top beaches last month, it’s hardly surprising that more and more people are using public transport…

3 years ago | General

Night of taxi inspections in Cleethorpes

Licensing officers from North East Lincolnshire Council have carried out a series of late-night checks on taxi drivers in Cleethorpes. Council officers, working with officers from Humberside Police, undertook 19 roadside spot checks on hackney carriage and private hire vehicles on Saturday 31 July. The inspections are frequently carried out to check the state of…

3 years ago | General
A taxi being checked