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Art, Anxiety, and Me: How drawing helps me make sense of my mind

Sarah Palmer: The House with The Blue Door. Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre is pleased to announce its latest temporary exhibition. Art, Anxiety, and Me is a collection of illustrations drawn by local artist Sarah Palmer. The exhibition explores how Sarah uses art to improve her mental health. Featuring prints of Sarah’s work and displays of…

57 seconds ago | General
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‘I’ve got my life back’ – could this local wellness programme help you?

Are you eligible for a free 12-week wellness programme? With free places funded by North East Lincolnshire Council, Lincs Inspire’s Active Forever programme is a flexible, tailored scheme to suit you. It involves specialist power-assisted equipment, gym classes, swimming and more. Those who join the Active Forever programme often have a medical condition and the…

2 hours ago | General
Michelle Durrant uses some of the Wellness Hub equipment.

Large haul of illicit cigarettes and tobacco seized from local businesses

A multi-agency operation between North East Lincolnshire Council, Humberside Police and a specialist search dog unit has seen a large haul of illicit cigarettes, tobacco and vapes seized from various businesses in Grimsby and Cleethorpes. North East Lincolnshire Council’s commercial regulatory team, including Trading Standards, alongside Humberside Police, and supported by specialist search dogs from…

21 hours ago | General
Goods seized from a Trading Standards raid, with Bran the specialist sniffer dog.

Footpath upgrade works in Cleethorpes

Work is due to start next week (from Monday 30 January) on a one-month project to replace the paving along the landward side of Alexandra Road in Cleethorpes. This work will bring the paving in line with the rest of the improvement works in the resort that were completed pre-pandemic and will complement the work…

2 days ago | General

Just a few months in the life of commercial regulatory services at NELC

North East Lincolnshire Council’s commercial regulatory services – comprising of Environmental Health, Trading Standards and Port Health – had a busy time in 2022. From hundreds of inland food business inspections, illicit tobacco court cases and raids, to firework safety checks and vessel inspections at Immingham and Grimsby Docks. The year also saw the Trading…

2 days ago | General
Some of the haul recovered by Trading Standards

Stepping out on the East Marsh

Councillors, enforcement officers and officers from Humberside Police came together for a day of targeted action on Grimsby’s East Marsh. Wednesday’s joint activity was the latest in a series of patrols that see closer working between the council, its partner Equans, private environmental enforcement patrols and Humberside Police. Enforcement activity was targeted mostly at parking…

3 days ago | Environment and community safety
Councillors and officers from LA Support, Equans and Humberside Police outside Freeman Street Market in Grimsby.

Give someone the best start to 2023 – nominate them for a Civic Award

Are you looking for a way to say ‘thank you’ to someone who goes that extra mile to help you and your community? It could be an inspirational young person, a sports club, a charity, a business or a good neighbour? Show how much you appreciate them by nominating them now for a Civic Award…

4 days ago | General
Ashley Brown from St Hugh's Hospital and Mayor Cllr Stephen Beasant.

Draft budget open to further scrutiny, following Cabinet approval

NORTH East Lincolnshire Council’s draft budget proposals for the coming financial year have been approved by the authority’s Cabinet. Following the approval, at a meeting at Grimsby Town Hall this morning, they will progress to further rounds of scrutiny. Two meetings, later this afternoon and tomorrow evening, will see all councillors invited to give their…

4 days ago | General

New story map uncovers the natural beauty of Cleethorpes Saltmarsh

Everyone knows about the Amazon rainforest, but did you know the saltmarsh in Cleethorpes is also an internationally important habitat? Like the Amazon, Cleethorpes Saltmarsh is a spectacular landscape that supports a rich variety of plants, birds and other creatures. It also captures and stores polluting carbon dioxide – more so than an area of…

7 days ago | Green
Aerial view of the Cleethorpes saltmarsh