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Economic recovery plan: Restore

Supporting businesses to recover

Lots of free courses for business delivered where and how you want, for example:

  • Covid-19 walk-through testing site at Grimsby (Duchess Street Car Park) – Appointment required, call Medical laboratory, Grimsby 0300 303 2713
  • Wider support – contact NEL Single Point of Contact (Medical/Health) on 01472 256256
  • Humber Local Resilience Forum
  • Covid Mental Health Support on Mental Health – Coronavirus
  • Community Spotlight – A ‘one-stop-shop’ for our communities to share events, groups, clubs and good work being done in our area.

Business Travellers Explainer – Cabinet Office has published information that outlines what UK businesses need to know if they are travelling to Europe for work. 

Right to Work Leaflet  The Home Office has produced a Right to Work Leaflet, targeted at UK businesses hiring EU citizens between 1 January and 30 June 2021. Employers can use this during the grace period to clarify requirements to new and existing EU, EEA and Swiss employees. This provides clear information for individuals on their rights and obligations depending on when they arrive in the UK.

Business can get involved by following @LoyaltoLocalNEL on Facebook Instagram  and Twitter  using the hashtag  #whereyourspendmatters.

Local markets are open. If you are interested in becoming a market trader, go to our Markets page.

Local food producers can join the Big Barn database of producers who sell direct to the public which gets over 100,000 visitors a month.

Get involved with the NELinkolnshire Virtual High Street by emailing and Shopappy the one-stop local online shop, supported by North East Lincolnshire Council for local traders.


  • Take Part NEL – Register and become part of the volunteering family here in North East Lincolnshire
  • Blue Light Brigade – A programme getting retiring/recently retired ex-emergency  personnel volunteering in the community
  • Sector support – Sector Support North East Lincolnshire Partnership local voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) support; start up, governance, funding, voice and influence
  • Email:

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