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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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago | General

Framework going up at Stallingborough business park

STEEL framework appearing on the Stallingborough skyline marks a milestone in North East Lincolnshire Council’s transformation of the area’s industrial landscape. Burgeoning Lincolnshire green energy firm, myenergi, will be the anchor tenant on a new ‘oven-ready’ Business Park. Part of the South Humber Industrial Investment Programme, (SHIIP), the Park is currently under development on the…

1 year ago | General

Day of maintenance for landmark bridge in Grimsby

Routine maintenance works will be carried out to Grimsby’s landmark Corporation Road Bridge. The maintenance work will include the oiling and cleaning of the mechanical parts and a trial run of the lifting mechanism. The works will be carried out on Monday 17 August and will take one day to complete. To ensure the works…

1 year ago | General

£25m Future High Streets Fund bid submitted to Government

A major bid for £25m of funding to help regenerate Grimsby town centre has now been submitted to Government. As previously reported, the proposals have been worked up jointly by the Council and the owners of Freshney Place, supported by a range of specialists with experience of the retail and leisure sectors to ensure any…

1 year ago | General

Allotment surge during COVID-19 lockdown

Latest figures from North East Lincolnshire’s allotment service show a surge in new allotment plot holders during lockdown. Between April and June, 80 new plot holders joined North East Lincolnshire’s allotments, compared to 20 new plot holders that joined during the same period last year. Reacting to the news, Councillor Stewart Swinburn, portfolio holder for…

1 year ago | General

Name the new fishy visitor arriving in Cleethorpes

A new fish sculpture is swimming its way to Cleethorpes to remind people about the problems caused by plastic pollution in our seas. North East Lincolnshire Council has teamed up with Grimsby-based Blackrow Engineering and several other sponsors to bring the steel haddock to the resort’s Central Promenade in September. The fish is a giant…

1 year ago | General

Nominate your NHS Hero today!

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are inviting residents to nominate their NHS heroes in a giveaway that will see three NHS workers win a free bike and bike accessories. Sponsored by Cottingham based charity, R-evolution, the competition’s aim is to thank NHS workers for their heroic efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic….

1 year ago | General