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Towns Fund projects at Cabinet next week

SEVEN major projects in the heart of Grimsby are being put forward to receive a slice of £25m Government cash, which has been ringfenced for investment as part of the Towns Fund. Councillors are being asked to recommend that plans for the following should be finalised as part of a Town Investment Plan and be…

3 years ago | General

Your chance to be part of the new St James’ Square artwork

GRIMSBY townsfolk are being invited to join a unique new arts project, which will form part of the transformation of St James’ Square whilst celebrating local people and their creativity. As part of the project, more than 50 people were photographed at a ‘pop-up’ event held recently at Freeman Street Market.  With everyone COVID-safe, professional…

3 years ago | General
Annabel McCourt photographing local people for the St James' Square artwork

A180 Cleethorpe Road bridge inspection

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are planning to carry out bridge inspection works to Cleethorpe Road bridge. The structural inspection is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 14 October. It is required to form part of the planning for potential strategic repair works, if identified during the inspection. To ensure the…

3 years ago | General

More than 50 fines given for fly-tipping crimes

Environmental enforcement officers from North East Lincolnshire Council have issued more than 50 fines so far this year for fly-tipping and other waste related offences. Officers gave a total of 56 fixed penalty notices (FPNs) and a further seven cases are due to be heard in court. Of the 56, 43 people were fined £400…

3 years ago | General
A 'no fly-tipping' warning sign attached to a metal fence.

Be on your guard – Track and Trace scam circulating nationally

North East Lincolnshire residents are being warned to be vigilant after a Track and Trace scam has been circulating across the country asking people to pay for a COVID-19 test. It is being reported that people are being contacted by someone claiming to be from the NHS Track and Trace service. They are then being…

3 years ago | General

A little bit of Cleethorpes in our German twin town Königswinter

North East Lincolnshire phone boxes that were donated to Cleethorpes’ twin town, Königswinter, many years ago have been transformed into mini libraries. Traces of our resort are scattered throughout the German town in the form of ‘phone box libraries’. Since the 1980s, people in Königswinter could make their phone calls in original British red phone…

3 years ago | General
A photograph of one of the mini phone box libraries in Königswinter

Long-standing Top Town Market trader celebrates 101 years in business

A long-standing Grimsby Top Town Market fruit and veg trader is celebrating 101 years of business this month. Turner Bros is a family-run business that has proudly traded at the market for eight years. Helen Riley, co-director at Turner Bros, said: “My great grandad Thomas Turner came out of the army in 1919 and started…

3 years ago | General

Footway testing works starting next week as part of proposed new cycleway

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are planning to carry out footway testing works on Hobson Way, Stallingborough, from Monday 5 October. Testing works will take three days to complete. To carry out the works safely and with minimal disruption to nearby businesses, the footway will be tested in small sections with…

3 years ago | General

Gateway chicanes in Barnoldby le Beck to be removed

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are planning to remove the existing gateway chicanes on Waltham Road between the A18 and Bradley Road in Barnoldby le Beck. The council is removing the gates following a review by officers at ENGIE which highlighted potential road safety concerns over the visibility of the current…

3 years ago | General