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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…

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years ago | Children and families

Health Visitors and School Nurses: A Service Update

North East Lincolnshire Council’s health visiting and school nursing service have issued an update about how they’re delivering their services during the new national lockdown. Health Visitors: Health visitors will be continuing to offer home visits to all families during lockdown, though some visits such as the 10 month and 2 year reviews will be…

3 years ago | Children and families

Care home correspondence project wins recognition from peers

A project to ensure care home residents in our patch did not feel lonely or isolated during the height of the COVID pandemic has won an award and recognition from the Young Advisors. The project saw a group of young people in North East Lincolnshire write postcards to a number of care home residents. From…

3 years ago | Children and families

Choosing the right care at Christmas

After a challenging year, we are no doubt all hoping and planning for perhaps a slightly different kind of Christmas, in amongst the ongoing coronavirus restrictions and action to stay safe with face coverings, handwashing, distance between us and self isolating. NHS North East Lincolnshire CCG is reminding people what services are available should they…

3 years ago | Health and wellbeing