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Civic reception recognises efforts of local hero Zane Powles

Local hero Zane Powles has been recognised for his continuous efforts in supporting the community during the pandemic and his charity fundraising. A civic reception took place on Thursday 20 August at Grimsby Town Hall thanking Mr Powles for all he has done over the last few months. The Grimsby teacher walked for miles each…

2 years ago | General

Ørsted Great Grimsby 10K to become a virtual event for 2020

Organisers of the Ørsted Great Grimsby 10K have cancelled this year’s race following advice from the North East Lincolnshire Event Safety Advisory Group (ESAG). The race was due to take place on Sunday 18 October but will now be a virtual event due to the concerns raised by the Group about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic….

2 years ago | General

£2.6m Moody Lane improvement scheme complete

Essential maintenance and improvement works on Moody Lane, Woad Lane and Gilbey Road, key access routes to major employment sites in Grimsby, are now complete. The project has been supported with £2.6m from the Government’s Local Growth Fund, secured by the Humber LEP and part of the Government’s commitment to the Northern Powerhouse, with the…

2 years ago | General

More time to name the new fishy visitor arriving in Cleethorpes

People now have more time to come up with a name for a new fishy visitor soon to arrive in Cleethorpes. North East Lincolnshire Council has teamed up with Grimsby-based Blackrow Engineering and several other sponsors to bring the steel haddock to the resort’s Central Promenade in September. The fish is a giant recycling bin…

2 years ago | General

Corporation Road Bridge refurbishment progressing

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are pleased to announce the £4.967m scheme to refurbish Corporation Road Bridge, with major structural works and features to bring the bridge back to its original design, is progressing well. The scheme is funded by £2.967m from the Department for Transport, £1.83m set aside by the…

2 years ago | General

A180 Alexandra Dock Bridge: Eastbound lane closure

A temporary lane closure has been put in place this afternoon on the A180 Alexandra Dock Bridge eastbound between the Westgate and Lockhill roundabouts. Engineers have discovered one of the bridge joints has failed. Specialist contractor Route One will be attending overnight (Friday 14 August) to undertake the required repairs to the bridge joint. The…

2 years ago | General

Specialist fabrication company sought to build the White Palm

One of Britain’s best known tourist resorts is looking to team up with specialist contractors to build an iconic new structure to help drive tourism. The White Palm is a proposal by Wolfgang Weileder for a new large-scale public sculpture for the North Promenade in Cleethorpes, approved through the planning system earlier this year. Now,…

2 years ago | General

Taking action against neglected buildings along area’s key route

North East Lincolnshire Council is launching a campaign to fix up rundown buildings along one of the main roads through the borough. Operation Gateway aims to improve the street scene of the main gateway into the borough, the A180. Focused on the stretch between Riby Square in Grimsby and Isaacs Hill in Cleethorpes, the Council…

2 years ago | General

Bid submitted for Government transport funding

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, have recently submitted a bid for Department for Transport’s Emergency Active Travel Fund. The funding, expected to be in the region of £336,000, will be used to support two key initiatives: Continue the necessary temporary infrastructure along St. Peters Avenue and the central promenade in Cleethorpes…

2 years ago | General

New wheelie bins emptied for first time

New wheelie bins have been emptied for the first time as part of North East Lincolnshire Council’s massive shake-up of recycling. Bin deliveries started at the end of July. The first homes to receive them are putting them out for the first time this week. Almost 10,000 homes received new bins in the first two…

2 years ago | General