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The Rocking Robins hit Grimsby town centre in new festive trail

Retailers in Grimsby town centre are hosting a free festive trail for some family fun over the coming weeks. The team from Discover North East Lincolnshire have created the Rocking Robin Festive Trail challenging families to find 22 ceramic robins in the windows of shops in Grimsby town centre and then unscramble the letters on…

4 hours ago | General
Decorative, Rocking Robin poster

COVID-19: New and replacement bus pass changes

In response to the new tier 3 restrictions coming into place from Wednesday 2 December in North East Lincolnshire, the bus pass issuing sites will be following the below renewal processes to ensure the safety of staff and visitors. Grimsby Central Library – re-opening for bus applications from Tuesday 8 December Grimsby Central Library will…

6 hours ago | General
Text reading Covid-19 update.

Doncaster man fined for using resort beach as toilet

A man from Doncaster has pleaded guilty in court and received a £190 fine for urinating on Cleethorpes beach. The man, who visited the resort in June this year, was witnessed committing the offence by two Police Officers from Humberside Police. The resort is subject to a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) prohibiting ‘any activity…

11 hours ago | General

Parents urged ahead of Christmas: “Save your children from video game loot box gambling”

Councillors are warning parents about in-game gambling ahead of a Christmas when many children will be unwrapping new video games and games consoles on Christmas day. Councillor Ian Lindley, portfolio holder for children, education and young people, and Councillor Ron Shepherd, portfolio holder for safer and stronger communities at North East Lincolnshire Council, have issued…

1 day ago | Environment and community safety

Share personal messages with loved ones on the Trees of Love this Christmas

North East Lincolnshire Council, in partnership with St Andrew’s Hospice, is once again inviting people to share their Christmas wishes on the town’s ‘Trees of Love’. Two 30ft Nordman Fir trees are standing tall in Grimsby town centre – one in The Bullring and one in the Riverhead – for everyone to enjoy. Wooden hearts,…

1 day ago | General
A Christmas tree

Recycling winter wonderland at Grimsby tip

A magical, recycled Christmas kingdom awaits visitors to Grimsby Community Recycling Centre this December. Staff at the Community Recycling Centre, also known as the CRC or tip, have given the site a festive, junk model makeover. Grimsby and Immingham CRCs are open every day (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day) from 8am…

2 days ago | Bins, waste and recycling
A Santa character made from old tyres standing at the entrance to Grimsby tip.

Get into the Christmas spirit with virtual lights switch-on in Grimsby

One of Grimsby’s most popular yearly events that kicks off the festive season will be going virtual for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Grimsby Christmas lights switch-on event is enjoyed by many each year as people venture out into the town centre wrapped up in their coats ready to see the town centre…

4 days ago | General

COVID Winter Grant scheme

North East Lincolnshire Council is set to hand out direct financial support worth more than £628,000 in the coming months to families in need as part of the Government’s Covid Winter Grant Scheme. Vulnerable households and families with children that are likely to be particularly affected by the pandemic throughout the winter period, and where…

4 days ago | COVID-19
Text reading Covid-19 update.

Updated booklet hits doormats this week

Households across our borough are this week receiving an updated booklet from the Council about COVID-19. The booklet, which was written before the lockdown, contains details on the guidance to keep you and loved ones safe as well as contact details for places to get support if you’re struggling. In an opening letter to all…

4 days ago | General

Temporary Prohibition of Traffic Order – South Sea Lane, Humberston, 27 November 2020

THE NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE BOROUGH COUNCILROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – SECTION 14(1)(a)A SECTION OF SOUTH SEA LANE, HUMBERSTON(TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC – TTRO 20-133) ORDER 2020 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the North East Lincolnshire Borough Council have made, an Order, the effect of which will be to prohibit any motor vehicle from proceeding…

4 days ago | General

North East Lincolnshire preparing to move to COVID Tier 3 – Very High Alert

As national lockdown is lifted next week, North East Lincolnshire is preparing to move to Covid Tier 3 (Very High Alert). The Government has announced that North East Lincolnshire will join neighbouring authorities of North Lincolnshire, East Riding and Hull in being placed at the very high local alert level (Tier 3). Cllr Philip Jackson,…

5 days ago | COVID-19
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Overnight resurfacing on Frederick Ward Way next week

Motorists are also being reminded about a series of overnight road closures, which will affect Frederick Ward Way for five nights from Monday, 30 November to the morning of Saturday 5 December between 7.30pm and 5.30am. This is for carriageway resurfacing with the complete closure of the road between the Peaks Parkway junction and the…

5 days ago | General

A1173 overnight roadworks for three weeks

TWO-way traffic flow will be reinstated on the main A1173 near Immingham in December, following a series of overnight road closures. Between 6.30pm and 6am from Monday November 30, for up to three weeks, the carriageway will be shut from the CATCH roundabout near Stallingborough/Immingham to the road’s junction with the A180. Diversion signs will…

5 days ago | General
New roundabout being constructed on the A1173

North East Lincolnshire marks Fuel Poverty Awareness Day

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are supporting the national Fuel Poverty Awareness Day on Friday 27 November. The partnership aims to raise awareness on what it means to be living in fuel poverty and the importance of living in a warm and safe home. Councillor John Fenty, portfolio holder for regeneration,…

6 days ago | General

Introduction of double yellow lines to Low Road, Healing

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are planning to introduce double yellow lines on sections of Low Road in Healing. The ‘no waiting at any time’ restrictions follow significant road safety concerns and near-miss incidents caused by parking issues around Healing Academy during pick-up and drop-off times. Double yellow lines will be…

6 days ago | General

Seven in court after cycling in Grimsby town centre

Seven people are sharing a court bill of more than £2,200 after failing to pay fines for cycling in Grimsby town centre. Cases against three defendants were proved in their absence. Two were fined £293 and the third was fined £250. All three were ordered to pay £226 costs and a £32 victim surcharge. Two…

1 week ago | General

New Garth Lane footbridge receives planning permission

GRIMSBY’S new Garth Lane footbridge will start to take shape in December as detailed work begins on its construction. With delivery and installation due in the spring, planning permission has now been passed by North East Lincolnshire Council, giving the green light for materials to be ordered and the build to start. Once installed it…

1 week ago | Town Deal

COVID-19: Kooth.com – Online support for young people

Kooth is an online service to support the wellbeing and resilience of young people. Kooth is a web-based, confidential support service available to young people in North East Lincolnshire. Kooth provides a safe and secure means of accessing mental health and wellbeing support designed specifically for young people.   It’s anonymous which means users aren’t…

1 week ago | Children and families
Free, safe and anonymous support for your mental wellbeing

Frederick Ward Way footpath closure this week

IMPORTANT preparation for the installation of Grimsby’s new Garth Lane footbridge will continue this week with piling works moving to the Victoria Street side of the River Freshney. To ensure health and safety requirements are met, the footpath in the immediate area of the works will close over two days, between Tuesday and Thursday, (November…

1 week ago | Town Deal

‘Tis the season to be Loyal to Local and help the high street’

Loyal to Local team sprinkle Christmas cheer to highstreet retailers’ lockdown with the launch of the Loyal to Local Facebook Christmas Market NE Lincs. A brand new virtual Christmas market has been launched to help support North East Lincolnshire’s local traders. The Loyal to Local campaign, organised by the Council, E-Factor Business and Investment Hub…

2 weeks ago | General

Grants for local businesses available – apply now

Reminders have been issued to local businesses that grant funding is available to support them if they’ve been forced to close during the second national lockdown. In the first week, nearly 900 businesses have already applied, but the fund is only open until 2 December, and businesses are being urged to get their applications in. Businesses…

2 weeks ago | General
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Wanted: Festival Director

Grimsby Creates WLTM creative, innovative Festival Director for LTR. Festival director sought to lead the development and delivery of an exciting festival for 2021 and beyond as part of the cultural development programme for the town. Have you the skills, experience and drive to work with local creatives, businesses and community organisations to deliver something…

2 weeks ago | General