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Another landlord handed fine in fight for housing standards

A landlord in North East Lincolnshire has been handed £1,612 court bill following a successful prosecution by the Council. The prosecution is the latest in a string of cases pursued by North East Lincolnshire Council’s housing enforcement team in a…

1 week ago
Grimsby Letting Agent handed fine for housing offences

A letting agent in North East Lincolnshire has been handed a £1,700 court bill following a successful prosecution by North East Lincolnshire Council. Mayfair Estates Agents (Grimsby) Ltd pleaded guilty to a number of housing-related offences, following an investigation by…

2 weeks ago
New offices to get abseil inspection

It is not every day you expect to see someone abseiling down an office in Grimsby town centre, but there is no cause for concern – it is part of a final inspection survey which will be carried out on…

3 weeks ago
Government announces landmark Town Deal for Greater Grimsby

Over 8,800 new jobs and nearly 10,000 new homes will be delivered in Greater Grimsby thanks to a new, ground-breaking Stage 1 Town Deal worth £67m, the Government announced today. Local Growth Minister, Jake Berry MP and Business Minister, Lord…

1 month ago
Landlord fined for housing offences

A private landlord in North East Lincolnshire has been handed £1380 court bill following a successful prosecution by North East Lincolnshire Council. Yordan Kaloyanov, 37, of Millhouse Rose, Immingham, was found to be renting a house of multiple occupancy (HMO)…

3 months ago
Not long left to go before the latest energy saving deadline

YOU could save a hefty sum on your energy bills, but there’s not much time left to claim it. The Big Community Switch – a national scheme supported by North East Lincolnshire Council working in partnership with ENGIE – helps…

3 months ago
Energy efficient heating for hundreds of homes

A number of homes in our area could get their heating systems revamped thanks to a new scheme. The scheme, which will offer qualifying residents the chance to upgrade from storage or room heaters, or solid fuel fires to A-rated…

4 months ago
Sell-off of Welholme Galleries agreed

North East Lincolnshire Council cabinet members today voted to sell off the former Welholme Galleries building, based on Welholme Road, Grimsby. The building, which was built in 1907 incorporating the late 19th century Congregational Mission Church and Sunday School, most…

4 months ago
Delight as Grimsby neighbourhood regeneration is completed

WORK on the final phase of a £7-million social housing project in the heart of Grimsby has been completed following the handover of the remaining 19 socially-rented homes. The 70-unit project towards the southern end of Guildford Street – now…

5 months ago
Funding available to insulate your house

People in our area could be entitled to free home improvements to help make their home warmer and more energy efficient. North East Lincolnshire Council and North Lincolnshire Council’s South Humber Energy Efficiency Partnership (SHEEP) Eco Insulation Scheme have funding…

5 months ago
Council adopts ambitious plan for local housing

Councillors at North East Lincolnshire Council have approved an ambitious plan to build new houses and improve existing homes in the area. The housing strategy sets out the Council’s plan for accommodating a growing population whilst working to combat fuel…

5 months ago
Council approves plans to expand residential care alternatives

Cabinet members of North East Lincolnshire Council this week approved plans to proposals to offer more extra care housing locally. Extra Care Housing is an alternative option for those considering residential care, offering greater independence to older and less able…

5 months ago
Energy efficient heating for hundreds of homes

145 homes are to get their heating facilities revamped through a new scheme being offered by the South Humber Energy Efficiency Partnership across North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire Qualifying residents that currently rely on storage heaters, room heaters and…

7 months ago
Company fined after letting house to four staff

An Immingham company has been fined £750 and ordered to pay £819 costs after letting a substandard property to a group of its workers. Housing enforcement officers from North East Lincolnshire Council’s partnership with ENGIE found four men to be…

10 months ago
Keep warm for less this winter with energy saving assistance available

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE and North Lincolnshire Council, are offering homeowners and private rented tenants funding for energy-saving home improvements. The improvement works assistance is available through the South Humber Energy Efficiency Partnership (SHEEP) and…

10 months ago
Energy training on offer for residents and professionals

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE, is hosting a number of energy awareness training sessions in the coming weeks for both local residents and professionals. The training aims to give professionals advice on how to support households…

10 months ago
Gas safety: Funding available for minor essential works

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE and Gas Safe, are offering free gas safety checks and minor essential works to households across the borough. The work is being done to help combat carbon monoxide poisoning which affects…

10 months ago
Can you make an empty house a home? Empty Homes Week 2017

Owners of empty homes have been warned they will have to pay an extra 50 per cent on their council tax bills if they’re left empty for more than two years. North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE,…

10 months ago
Gas Safety Week: Fighting for a Gas Safe nation

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE, is proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week 2017, taking place this week. Gas Safety Week aims to raise awareness of gas safety and highlight the importance of taking care of…

11 months ago
Grimsby neighbourhood regeneration enters final stage

Works on the final phase of a £7-million social housing project in Grimsby has begun, with the construction of the remaining 19 social rented homes. The 70-unit project, which has seen a huge joint investment by North East Lincolnshire Council,…

12 months ago
Free energy awareness training available for professionals

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with National Energy Action (NEA) and ENGIE, are hosting free energy awareness training sessions for professionals working with vulnerable and fuel poor households. The course aims to give professionals the knowledge to support…

1 year ago
Don’t get caught out with your gas appliances

North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE, is urging residents to check all gas appliances every year by a Gas Safe approved engineer. The call comes following funding from Foundations Independent Living trust to raise awareness and highlight…

1 year ago
Landlord fined £5,000 in hazardous housing crackdown

A landlord has been fined £5,000 as part of a crackdown against poorly managed and hazardous rented houses in multiple occupation (HMO) by North East Lincolnshire Council and its partner ENGIE. Bhupendrakumar Chhotubhai Patel, owner of Camelot Guest House in…

1 year ago
Council hosts further heat network sessions for businesses

Figures from across the private and public sector are being invited to attend a Council-led drop-in session on clean energy sources for heating next week. In response to requests from businesses who could not attend the sessions held at the…

1 year ago
Still time to save with latest round of the Big Community Switch

North East Lincolnshire Council working in partnership with ENGIE is reminding people not to miss out on a scheme offering residents the chance to cut the cost of their energy bills. The Big Community Switch, which has saved more than…

2 years ago
Council votes to continue mortgage support

Older people in North East Lincolnshire are to get the offer  of  financial assistance to help with  interest-only mortgages. An extension to the Mortgage Breathing Space scheme, has been agreed  by members of North East Lincolnshire’s Cabinet . The existing…

2 years ago
Housing strategy – have your say

People have until Friday 13 January to give their views on North East Lincolnshire Council’s Housing Strategy. Visit www.nelincs.gov.uk/have-your-say to see a copy and complete the questionnaire online or find a paper copy at the Customer Access Point at the…

2 years ago
NELC’s Lifestyle Services to offer mental health training to organisations who work with children

North East Lincolnshire Council’s Lifestyle Services team are offering training to organisations who work with children and young people across the borough. The team have been commissioned as part of the Future in Mind programme, a national ambition to transform…

2 years ago
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Humberston Fitties forthcoming works

Please see below information from ENGIE, our regeneration partner, in respect of some forthcoming works; “We have identified a water leak at the Humberston Fitties on the corner adjacent to Plot 148. Our contractor’s will be on site from 8am on…

2 years ago
Council to offer energy advice sessions ahead of scheme deadline

Council to offer energy advice sessions ahead of scheme deadline North East Lincolnshire Council, in partnership with ENGIE, is hosting a series of free energy advice sessions across the borough in May ahead of the Big Community Switch deadline. The…

2 years ago
Clamping down on rogue landlords

Almost half of private rented properties visited during a crackdown against problem landlords were found to be falling below acceptable standards. So far 215 private rented properties have been visited in 22 of the borough’s streets as part of an…

2 years ago