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Man sentenced after illicit cigarettes and tobacco seized from vehicle

A man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to three charges relating to counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco. Saman Hamzay, 24, of Chester Place, Cleethorpes, appeared before Grimsby Magistrates’ Court on Friday 27 August after pleading guilty at an earlier hearing to three charges under the Trade Marks Act 1994. These charges related to 78,360 counterfeit…

2 weeks ago | General

Circles of stone

If you’ve been down to the Garth Lane site over the last month or so, you might have noticed the wind turbine designs in the paving. Now, an extra element has been added, thanks to the input from local people. Over the last few days, CR Reynolds have been installing three new centres to the…

2 weeks ago | General

A180 foot and cycle path resurfacing works

Works to resurface a short section of old foot and cycle path at Westgate Roundabout, between Moody Lane and the A180, will take place this month. To allow for the works to be carried out, the pedestrian barriers will be removed between 9.30am and 3.30pm on Friday 3 September. The footpath will remain open during this time. Temporary barriers will be put in place for the safety of…

2 weeks ago | General

Start date confirmed for roundabout construction at the A18/Waltham Road junction

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, will be starting the final phase of improvements on the A18 from Monday 13 September, with the construction of a roundabout at the Waltham Road junction to replace the existing T junction. The decision to install a roundabout has been made to reduce the number of…

2 weeks ago | General

Port health team meet with major trading partners for trade rule updates

North East Lincolnshire Council’s port health team are working with colleagues in Norway, Iceland and the Faroe Islands as part of their preparation for the start of new trading rules. Officers have regularly met online with seafood industry representatives to share knowledge and experience ahead of the introduction of new import controls coming into effect…

2 weeks ago | General

Memorial to Buster Hammond unveiled

A new memorial artwork of popular Resort team member, Buster Hammond, who passed away last year, has been unveiled today (Weds 1 September) on Cleethorpes Central Prom. For decades, Buster was at the forefront of the Beach Safety team, had been a popular figure along the Cleethorpes sea front known by hundreds of local people…

2 weeks ago | General

Local business marking Cycle September for key Grimsby business park

More staff cycling is good for business, said a Grimsby-based company who has invested in interest free loans for staff to buy their own bikes, and a bespoke new cycle storage facility at their office with the support of North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE. On Friday 10 September, between 8:30am and…

2 weeks ago | General

Support needed to help create a new masterplan for Cleethorpes

The hunt is on to find some specialist expertise to support North East Lincolnshire Council to help make Cleethorpes a year-round resort. As recently reported, the Council is looking for some external support to create a new Masterplan for the resort and town centre. “Just the same as for many other coastal areas, the last…

2 weeks ago | General

New CCTV images published in fly-tipping campaign

North East Lincolnshire Council is publishing new CCTV images as part of a campaign to help tackle fly-tipping in the area. Environmental enforcement officers at the Council are releasing CCTV images in connection with several fly-tipping incidents in Grimsby and Cleethorpes. People can view the images and use an online reporting form at www.nelincs.gov.uk/caught-on-camera. The…

3 weeks ago | Environment and community safety