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Business support organisation sought for Grimsby’s creative sector

A unique opportunity has arisen for business support organisations to help develop Grimsby’s creative sector. The Grimsby Creates programme, using the Cultural Development Fund money, and led by North East Lincolnshire Council, is due to be launched soon. In the meantime, the programme is looking for an organisation, partnership or consortium, ideally with previous experience…

2 years ago | General

Improve your health this National Allotments Week

Ever fancied having your own allotment, growing your very own fresh, home-grown produce and improving your health and wellbeing? Well, now is your chance! North East Lincolnshire Council has plots available, and what better time to start as we approach National Allotments Week? The council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are supporting the National Allotment…

2 years ago | General

Flood risk reduction works to St. Nicholas Drive, Grimsby

Works to construct a new highway drainage system and reduce flood risk on a section of St. Nicholas Drive, Grimsby, will be starting on Monday 10 August. The works, taking place between 171 and 195a St. Nicholas Drive, follow investigative works and surveys to find a solution to reduce the flood risk in the area…

2 years ago | General

South Humber Bank Major Maintenance update: overnight resurfacing from 12 Aug

The final phase of the South Humber Bank major Maintenance Scheme is progressing on Gilbey Road, between the Network Rail level crossing and Pyewipe roundabout. Due to snagging works identified on earlier phases of the scheme, the carriageway resurfacing works have been rescheduled. Carriageway resurfacing works will start on Wednesday 12 August and take three…

2 years ago | General

Almost 8,000 bins delivered last week

Almost 4,000 homes received a pair of new recycling bins last week in the first part of a mass roll out across North East Lincolnshire. Homes in parts of Scartho Top, Old Clee, Haverstoe, Yarborough, Park ward, Stallingborough and Healing are among the 5,136 properties due to receive bins this week. People can check their…

2 years ago | General

Meridian Showground reopening to the public as part of COVID-19 recovery

From Wednesday this week, Meridian Showground will open to public events once more with the arrival of Tuckers Mega Fun Fair Fun Park. Closed earlier in the year in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the event will be the first one back in the Showground since March this year. Cllr Callum Procter, Cabinet member for…

2 years ago | General

Businesses warned to be vigilant during COVID-19 pandemic

North East Lincolnshire Council is warning local businesses not to be pressured into buying a service they are not sure about during the COVID-19 pandemic. There have been reports where businesses have been approached by people claiming to be from the council, offering to carry out COVID-19 Secure risk assessments, with the threat of shutting…

2 years ago | General

Concessionary bus pass services to restart

From Monday 10 August, bus pass application centres will begin to re-open to allow eligible residents to make an appointment to apply for a bus pass. Due to COVID-19, all applications and renewal services were stopped. To support residents with this, changes were introduced so that residents could continue to use their bus pass even…

2 years ago | General

Supporting the high streets – Cleethorpes update

Tonight, 3 August, some of the barriers introduced to help social distancing on St Peter’s Avenue will be removed to allow for additional safe on-street parking and to support local businesses. The barriers will be removed from two areas: From the parking bays at the top of St Peter’s Avenue near the High Street From…

2 years ago | General

Green light for trial to allow access for bin lorries on collection days

A trial to introduce no waiting or loading restrictions on collection days in two Cleethorpes streets has been given the go ahead. An Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (ETRO) will be introduced in the coming weeks on and opposite the junction of Edward Street and William Street to prevent people parking between the hours of 7am…

2 years ago | General