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A Christmas tree for Grimsby

With only a few weeks to go until Christmas, Grimsby is welcoming its 28-foot-tall tree to the town centre. Taking pride of place in St James’ Square, this year’s stunning tree is a Nordmann Fir grown locally by Strawson Woodland at their plantation near Louth. This was made possible through a generous donation made by…

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Contractors lower the tree into place

Routine maintenance works on A18 Barton Street

North East Lincolnshire Council and its delivery partner, Equans, are planning to carry out a topographical survey and routine maintenance works on A18 Barton Street, between the A46 Laceby Crossroads Roundabout and Grainsby Lane junction. The routine maintenance work will include renewal of existing road markings, minor carriageway repairs, drainage repairs and maintenance, vegetation cutting…

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What’s been happening “Down Dock”?

If you’ve been to Grimsby port recently, you’ll have seen lots of work going on to help renovate and restore historic buildings. There are various programmes of work going on, with funding from public and private sources as part of the Grimsby Heritage Action Zone programme. Building No. 2 on Auckland Road has been revamped,…

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Keep the light shining – Memory Wall 2022

December is predominantly a time for happiness, love and togetherness. It is also a time widely acknowledged to be the hardest for those who have lost loved ones, when empty seats at the dinner table and missing names from the Christmas card list leave a poignant reminder of those who are no longer with us…

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A candle

Recharge your immunity at ASDA!

The COVID-19 seasonal booster will be available at ASDA Grimsby tomorrow, November 18, between 10am and 2.30pm. Just walk in, no appointment needed. The booster is being offered to people aged 50 years or over, those at higher risk or who are pregnant, and frontline health and social care workers. Boosters are being offered from…

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Top tips to keep your home warm this winter for less

As the nights start to draw in and the days get cooler, you might be thinking about switching on the heating but don’t know if you can afford the bills that come with it. Here are some top tips to help manage your energy bills this winter: Turn appliances off rather than leaving them on…

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A pile of slippers, blanket, hot water bottle and cushion.

Future of Grade II Listed building under spotlight

ONE of the East Marsh’s grandest buildings, which remains under council ownership, will be the focus of a new plan to look at options for its future. The former Holme Hill School, (pictured) most recently known as the Education Development Centre, is Grade II Listed with the centre piece being its clock tower and sits…

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Riverhead Square plan approved by Cabinet

Plans to transform Riverhead Square in central Grimsby were approved by councillors at the Cabinet meeting last night. The remodelled area is being funded as one of the projects included in the Town Deal, the money for which was secured in 2020 and is ringfenced for specific projects. The new designs have been drawn up…

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Artist impression of Riverhead - November 2022

Grimsby gets Fabulously Festive!

Enjoy a weekend of seasonal treats from 25 – 27 November in the town centre, with free access to the ‘Earth’ exhibition in the Minster. The beginning of the festive season in Grimsby will be marked with a ‘Fabulously Festive Weekender’, taking place from Friday 25 – Sunday 27 November in the town. This three…

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