North East Lincolnshire Council

COVID-19 Update: Wednesday 20 May 2020

Stay alert. Control the virus. Save lives. 

As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have.

The national picture

The guidance from the Government is changing each day. For the most up-to-date information, visit

The local picture

Our services

Council services that are affected by COVID-19 are listed here. This will be checked & updated daily. 

Following the advice from the Government, North East Lincolnshire Council staff have been asked to work from home where possible.

Parents urged to discuss online dangers with their children
Parents and carers in our area are being urged to talk with their children about the dangers on the internet amidst continued COVID-19 restrictions.
Kindness Matters Kindness Matters
Mental Health Awareness Week returns on Monday, 18 May.
COVID-19: Creating a COVID-19 secure resort: stage 2 – Closure of Central Prom
Following a review of successful traffic trials in Cleethorpes last weekend, from tomorrow (Wednesday 20 May), Central Prom will be closed to traffic from 8am to 6pm every day for the foreseeable future to help people maintain social distancing as the summer weather kicks in.
Green background with Update written across it. Phone ‘n’ Ride Service to resume
The Phone ‘n’ Ride service is set to be back up and running from Monday 1 June following dicussions between North East Lincolnshire Council, its regeneration partner, ENGIE, and delivery partner, Stagecoach East Midlands.
New online resource launched to help you live well New online resource launched to help you live well
The LiveWell tool is a fantastic new resource offering tools for happiness, health and wellbeing.

What you can do to limit the spread of Coronavirus:

There are lots of things you can do to help reduce the risk of COVID-19 spreading and affecting the people you love.

For up-to-date health advice, visit Stay at home where possible.

  • If you do go out, avoid gatherings and group activities
  • Stay 2m apart from others
  • Regularly wash your hands

If you feel that you cannot cope with your symptoms at home, your symptoms do not get better after 7 days, or your condition worsens, you should use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service.

Helping in your community

To request the help of registered volunteers for the community response in your locality, please contact Sector Support on 07791 041459 or email

If you’re an individual wishing to volunteer, visit:—covid-19

If you’re part of a group that is wishing to join in the collective effort, visit:

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