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Local Transport Plan approved for the next financial year

Cabinet members have approved close to £3m of central Government money aimed to improve and maintain the carriageways, footpaths and highway structures of North East Lincolnshire. Councillor Stewart Swinburn, portfolio holder for environment and transport, has welcomed the Department for Transport funding following a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday 10 March. The funding will be used…

3 years ago | General

Plans approved for new accessible footbridge at Suggitt’s Lane in Cleethorpes

North East Lincolnshire Council’s Cabinet have approved plans for a new accessible footbridge over the railway at Suggitt’s Lane in Cleethorpes. The Council and Network Rail have released new images of the proposed bridge after the decision at the Cabinet Meeting on 10 March. The £3.6million project will provide a new alternative access over the…

3 years ago | General
Proposed Suggitt's Lane footbridge

Resurfacing works to take place on Little Coates Road

From Monday 15 March, overnight resurfacing works will be taking place on and around Little Coates Road and Cambridge Road for just over three weeks. The work will take place in five different sections and is part of the council’s annual maintenance programme which will see the carriageway fully resurfaced between the new Little Coates…

3 years ago | General

Don’t do business on your doorstep

North East Lincolnshire Council’s Trading Standards officers are urging people not to do business on their doorstep as cold callers remain an ongoing issue in the borough. Trading Standards continue to receive complaints from residents who have had work carried out by traders who have called uninvited. While cold calling in itself is not illegal,…

3 years ago | General
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Grimsby to fly borough flag on Charter Day

Grimsby will fly its borough flag with pride over the Town Hall on Thursday 11 March 2021 marking the 820th anniversary of the issuing and sealing of its very first Royal Charter in 1201…but what did this significant event mean to the town? Picture the scene. King John and his Royal entourage were in Clipstone, Nottinghamshire…

3 years ago | General
The Burgesses were also allowed to set up markets and today’s Freeman Street Market is owned by the Enrolled Freemen of Grimsby.

New multi-million-pound building is flagship for North East Lincolnshire’s promising industrial future

A multi-million-pound new building, the flagship for North East Lincolnshire’s promising industrial future, has been handed over to high-flying renewables firm myenergi. With the building work complete on this first development at the new Pioneer Business Park near Stallingborough, the tenants, myenergi, are taking charge and will complete the interior design fit-out before moving in…

3 years ago | General
The new building

Start your quit attempt this No Smoking Day to improve your mental health

On No Smoking Day 2021 (Wednesday 10 March), smokers are encouraged to put smoking behind them for a brighter future. Smokers who quit, within weeks, are happier than those who carry on smoking. Reductions in anxiety and depression in those who quit smoking are found to be at least as great as from taking anti-depressants….

3 years ago | General

Go green and get your Council tax bills online

For the first time ever, North East Lincolnshire residents will be able to view their council tax bills online. Council tax bills for 2022-23 will be available to view online next year. Councillor Stan Shreeve, deputy leader of North East Lincolnshire Council and portfolio holder for finance and resources, said: “This is a convenient way…

3 years ago | General

Scartho Road bus lane to be permanently removed following trial period

North East Lincolnshire Council’s portfolio holder for environment and transport has today (Monday 8 March) granted approval to remove the Scartho Road bus lane permanently. The decision for a permanent Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) follows the trial which started in December 2019, with the introduction of an Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (ETRO) to monitor the…

3 years ago | General