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Share your experiences of community pharmacies

Residents in the area are being asked to share their experiences of local community pharmacy services. North East Lincolnshire Council is asking residents to tell them about pharmacy services in their area as part of a pharmaceutical needs assessment used by the NHS. The assessment aims to understand what pharmacy services are available in our…

2 weeks ago | Health and wellbeing

Blue lights shine on the Town Hall & Minster this weekend

Grimsby’s iconic Minster and Town Hall will be turned blue this weekend to celebrate the incredible work of our NHS staff, as well as all key workers and others in our communities who have helped us through this challenging year. The blue lights are also an opportunity to remember those who have lost their lives…

1 month ago | COVID-19

Organisations sought to run children’s holiday activities

A programme of activities is being designed to help take the pressure off of parents during school holidays and help to improve the health and wellbeing of vulnerable children. Local activity providers being sought to host free activities for school-age children, with funding available to sponsor sessions.   The Department for Education’s Holiday Activities and…

2 months ago | Children and families

Grant Secured to Protect Leisure Services

North East Lincolnshire Council and Lincs Inspire work together to secure grant for public leisure services. LEISURE services in North East Lincolnshire have secured a financial lifeline, following a joint bid by North East Lincolnshire Council and Lincs Inspire Limited, which successfully secured £397,000 of Government public leisure grant funding. Over 250 local authorities across…

4 months ago | Health and wellbeing

Testing centres open for asymptomatic key workers

Access to rapid coronavirus tests that give a result within half an hour are being rolled out next week to key workers who have to go out to work despite the current lockdown.  Testing centres have been opened at Grimsby Town Hall and the Knoll in Cleethorpes, with plans for a further site in Immingham…

6 months ago | Business and investment

Tell us about your health visitor experience

Parents who are familiar with the Council’s Health Visiting service will know that the team have had to change the way that they work during the pandemic, to make sure that families continued to receive the appropriate support. The team are now asking parents who have interacted with the service during the coronavirus pandemic to…

6 months ago | Children and families