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Pingdemic? Five easy ways to avoid having to self-isolate

More people than ever before are having to self-isolate due to the spread of coronavirus. Many businesses are finding themselves short-staffed and some shops are struggling to remain open. Don’t panic – we’ve compiled a list of the best ways to avoid having to self-isolate! Social distance We still have one of the highest Covid…

23 hours ago | COVID-19

Road marking works on Butt Lane, Laceby

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, will be carrying out road marking works on Butt Lane, between Blyth Way and Mulberry Lane, next month. The works are required to improve road safety following the recent completion and review of resurfacing works in this area. Works will be taking place on Friday 13…

2 days ago | General

Time is running out to vote for your Crew of the Year!

There’s still time to vote in our Crew of the Year competition. Does your bin crew brighten up your day with a friendly wave? Have they come to the rescue for someone in need? Have they recovered a precious item you may have accidentally thrown away? You can nominate them to get the recognition they…

3 days ago | General
A photo of some bin workers clapping for carers.

Local business considers sustainable transport options in COVID-19 recovery

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, have been working with local business, Pattesons Glass Ltd, in a review of their business travel plan. Pattesons Glass Ltd worked with transport officials in 2018 to develop a Business Travel Plan to promote, encourage and enable more sustainable travel to and from their site on…

6 days ago | General
Mark Schofield from Pattesons Glass, with Councillor Stewart Swinburn and Anthony Snell from ENGIE.

Free parking for your bike this Cycle to Work Day

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, have teamed up with Cycle Hub Lincs to offer free secure indoor cycle parking at Grimsby and Cleethorpes Cycle Hubs to mark Cycle to Work Day next month. On Thursday 5 August, those cycling to work will be able to park freely and securely for the…

6 days ago | General

Winsby Community Lottery celebrates a £250 win!

Winsby Community Lottery is celebrating its first £250 winner from the draw last weekend! The local lottery is run by Gatherwell, and is designed to help local voluntary and community groups to diversify their fundraising streams and enable year-round fundraising in a safe, fun and effective way. Buy a ‘chance’ and support the local community…

6 days ago | General
£250 winner on Winsby Community Lottery

Share your experiences of community pharmacies

Residents in the area are being asked to share their experiences of local community pharmacy services. North East Lincolnshire Council is asking residents to tell them about pharmacy services in their area as part of a pharmaceutical needs assessment used by the NHS. The assessment aims to understand what pharmacy services are available in our…

7 days ago | Health and wellbeing

Festival of the Sky Presents… The Twilight Hour

A world-class free spectacle is heading to Cleethorpes later this year in the form of “The Twilight Hour”. Created by internationally recognised performance company, Periplum and produced by From the Fields, The Twilight Hour will help re-imagine some of the stories, history, folklore and memories unique to Cleethorpes and its people. Ahead of the performance,…

1 week ago | General

Carriageway maintenance works to start on Bargate, Grimsby

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are planning to carry out a programme of highway maintenance on Bargate, between the Abbey Road and Westward Ho junctions. Over the coming weeks, works will include sections of carriageway resurfacing, deep carriageway reconstruction, road marking reinstatement, footway reconstruction and kerbing works. Footway reconstruction and kerb…

1 week ago | General

Ørsted Great Grimsby 10k proves popular once again

Runners were out in force for the return of the Ørsted Great Grimsby 10k. The event saw runners, residents, volunteers and charities come together. As runners battled the high temperatures, there were residents in the streets spraying runners with their hosepipes to keep them cool on what was an extremely hot summer’s day. The spectacular…

1 week ago | General
Runners at the Grimsby 10k

‘Bus Back Better’ in North East Lincolnshire and have your say!

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are asking for your views on how bus services could be improved in the area. The survey follows on from funding announced by the Government earlier this year to support local transport providers recover from the effects of COVID-19 and to bring ‘Buses Back Better’ and…

1 week ago | General

Taking precautions when visiting your GP

Patients entering GP surgeries across the Humber are being reminded they should continue to wear a face mask and follow social distancing rules. Covid restrictions will end in most settings in England from Monday, 19 July. However, as infection rates rise significantly across the region, health bosses in the Humber are reiterating the message that…

1 week ago | COVID-19

Carriageway improvements taking place in Healing

Carriageway improvement works will be taking place from Monday 26 July on a number of key roads in Healing. Resurfacing works will be taking place on Stallingborough Road, between Wisteria Drive and Wells Road, and Stallingborough Road/Great Coates Road, between Healing Manor Hotel and the pedestrian crossing on Great Coates Road. As part of the…

1 week ago | General

Council secures Gold from the MoD’s Employer Recognition Scheme

North East Lincolnshire Council has been awarded the Gold standard under the Ministry of Defence’s Employer Recognition Scheme, the highest national accolade for its support for Britain’s Armed Forces. Cllr Ron Shepherd, Cabinet member for Safer and Stronger Communities, said: “This is great for the Council, and for North East Lincolnshire. We are fully committed…

2 weeks ago | General

Small grants available for local businesses to improve digital systems

North East Lincolnshire Council have today launched a new Digital Boost Grant through the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) scheme for businesses who would benefit from support to diversify, increase productivity, or improve existing digital systems. Priority will be given to businesses who are diversifying into new ways of working to recover from Covid. The grants…

2 weeks ago | COVID-19

Festival of the Sea this weekend

ENTRY TICKETS GOING FAST TO INAUGURAL FESTIVAL OF THE SEA WHILE THE DIGITAL EVENT IS ALREADY IN FULL FLOW! IF YOU are looking to join in with Grimsby’s latest family event, timed tickets for this weekend’s Festival of the Sea are going fast! While tickets are free, visitors must pre-book their slots as Covid restrictions…

2 weeks ago | General
Festival of the sea Climate Change mythbuster machine

Council member’s rallying call for proposed London to Cleethorpes rail link

North East Lincolnshire Council’s portfolio holder for environment and transport, Councillor Stewart Swinburn, is calling on local residents to show support for the proposed Cleethorpes to London rail route by completing LNER’s online survey. LNER are currently consulting on their May 2022 timetable, which is proposing to include a seven-day-a-week Cleethorpes to London direct train…

2 weeks ago | General

Make some noise this summer!

Young people between the ages of 10-21 are being offered an exciting new summer experience this August as part of the Grimsby Creates Noise Summer School. NEL Music Hub are hosting a summer school in partnership with Grimsby Creates this summer between 23 and 27 August, at Grimsby Institute. The summer school will focus on…

2 weeks ago | General
Young child at a mixing desk, surrounded by others

Love, respect and protect your parks and open spaces this Love Parks Week

Over the last year, parks and green spaces have been a lifeline to many people throughout the pandemic and lockdowns. Between 23 July and 1 August, Keep Britain Tidy’s annual Love Parks Week campaign is calling on people to love, respect and protect our parks and open spaces throughout the summer and beyond. Around 9…

2 weeks ago | General
Love Parks poster. All information in the article text.