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Agreement reached for local COVID testing site

North East Lincolnshire is to get a Local Testing Site for COVID-19, Council bosses have announced today. As part of the rollout of a national network of diagnostic testing facilities, the authority has negotiated the establishment of a local site, expected to be available in early October, on the Duchess Street Car Park in Grimsby….

1 month ago | COVID-19

Covid-19 seminar held for local places of worship

A webinar about COVID-19 was hosted by North East Lincolnshire Council last week for representatives of local places of worship. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, more places are becoming able to reopen whilst following Government guidance. Places of worship in our area are no different, with some opening their doors to limited numbers and with…

2 months ago | Children and families

COVID support team now in place

COVID Support Assistants have officially started their work this week to encourage people and businesses to follow COVID guidance. Members of the twelve-strong team completed their training earlier this week and are now walking the streets of North East Lincolnshire offering advice on COVID safety measures. On their first day on the job earlier this…

2 months ago | Environment and community safety

Sanitiser station used as ashtray by member of the public

A Councillor has expressed his disappointment following an incident in which a public sanitiser station in Cleethorpes was used as an ashtray by a member of the public. Councillor Callum Procter, portfolio holder for tourism, heritage and culture at North East Lincolnshire Council, said: “I’m disappointed to see this happening in our resort. “Sadly this…

3 months ago | Environment and community safety

Coronavirus guidance issued to landlords and letting agents

Officers from North East Lincolnshire Council have contacted landlords of Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO) in the area to issue guidance to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks on their properties. The guidance, which has been compiled by the Council’s Public Health team, explains what landlords, letting agents and property managers should do if they suspect a tenant…

3 months ago | Health and wellbeing