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Multi-million pound “landmark’’ boost for North East Lincolnshire

High profile announcements in the Chancellor’s Budget speech today (Weds March 3rd) have been described as huge declarations of support for the borough by North East Lincolnshire Council. News that the Humber is to be one of Britain’s newly-established Freeports, coupled with Grimsby receiving almost £21m through the Government’s Towns’ Fund were described as part…

11 hours ago | General

Wasting food feeds climate change

North East Lincolnshire Council is backing the UK’s first ever Food Waste Action Week to highlight the harmful affects food waste has on the environment. When we throw away food that could have been eaten, we are not just wasting food but the valuable resources that went into making it including water, land and greenhouse…

12 hours ago | Bins, waste and recycling

New fly-tipping CCTV campaign already reaping results

A new campaign launched on Monday to help tackle fly-tipping in North East Lincolnshire has already resulted in some useful leads. Environmental enforcement officers at the Council released CCTV images in connection with several fly-tipping incidents in Grimsby and Cleethorpes. Officers are asking the public to help identify people they want to speak to in…

12 hours ago | General

Special Interest Group formed as Corporation Road Bridge planning continues

A group of heritage and historical experts with an interest in the planned refurbishment of Corporation Road Bridge has been formed in advance of works starting in the summer. As engineers continue the planning of the refurbishment, which will include major structural works and features to bring the bridge to its former glory, the group…

18 hours ago | General
Image of Corporation Bridge

Cleethorpes slipways to reopen from 29 March

In line with the Government’s roadmap for the next few months, the Council is planning to reopen all slipways in Cleethorpes for private craft to access the sea from Monday 29 March. Should dates change, this may be revised. In order to access the slipways, new members will need to register with the Resort Team…

21 hours ago | General

Food Standards Agency encourages young people to ‘Speak Up For Allergies’

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched a campaign advising young adults to speak up about their food allergies every time they order a takeaway. Research shows that children and young people are at a higher risk of experiencing food allergy reactions. And while many are confident about managing their food allergy in general, they…

2 days ago | General

Free course on offer for individuals from Grimsby’s creative sector

Do you work in Grimsby’s creative sector and want to find out the best way to secure fundraising in the arts sector and have four weeks to invest in April and May? Grimsby Creates, North East Lincolnshire’s cultural development programme, has secured three places at the sought-after National Arts Fundraising School (NAFS) residential programme in…

2 days ago | General

Cabinet to consider next steps for Suggitt’s Lane footbridge

The Council’s Cabinet will consider the next steps in the plans to build a footbridge over the railway at Suggitt’s Lane in Cleethorpes at its meeting next week (Wednesday 10 March). The bridge will provide a new alternative access over the railway in Cleethorpes. Due to the unique circumstances at Suggitt’s Lane, funding is being…

3 days ago | General

Allocation of secondary places for September 2021

On 1 March 2021 parents and carers of children who are due to transfer to secondary school in September were notified which school their child has been allocated. Those parent/carers who applied online were notified by email those who applied on a paper form have been notified by post. A total of 1,951 North East…

3 days ago | General

A1173 roadworks this week

A TWO-night road closure is being put into place on the A1173 near Immingham as final resurfacing works take place near the area’s new business park. With the construction of the headquarters of green energy firm myenergi nearing completion, access from the new roundabout to the building and new business park requires permanent surfacing. This…

3 days ago | General

Thousands of nuisance phone calls blocked by trueCall

Older and vulnerable people in North East Lincolnshire are benefiting from a system fighting against nuisance callers. TrueCall, aimed to protect older and vulnerable people from nuisance and scam phone calls, can reduce calls by up to 99 per cent. Since the call blockers started being installed in 2017, 9,546 phone calls have been blocked…

3 days ago | General

New fly-tipping CCTV campaign launches in North East Lincolnshire

New campaign to help tackle fly-tipping in North East Lincolnshire CCTV images posted at www.nelincs.gov.uk/caught-on-camera  Public’s help needed to identify people enforcement officers would like to speak to Information can be given anonymously online North East Lincolnshire Council is launching a new campaign to help tackle fly-tipping in the borough.  Environmental enforcement officers at the…

3 days ago | General
Three people standing next to a clothes recycling bin at St Peter’s Avenue car park, Cleethorpes.

Revised plans for Grimsby Town Centre submitted to Government

A FRESH home for Grimsby’s Top Town Market, with a new cinema and leisure offer nearby, remains the priority of a multi-million-pound plan to reinvent the town centre. The redesigned plans, submitted to Government for final approval today, detail how an offer of £17.3m of Government funding is to be invested, transforming the western end…

6 days ago | General

Recycle more plastics – from 8 March

Recycle clean plastic pots, tubs and trays from 8 March Plastic bottles, tubs and trays go in your grey bin (or orange box) Bin collection days are changing in North East Lincolnshire Check your dates at www.nelincs.gov.uk/bins  New collection calendars for homes across the borough More and more households in North East Lincolnshire are recycling….

7 days ago | Bins, waste and recycling
A graphic that says people can recycle plastic pots, tubs and trays in the grey bin from 8 March 2021.

Estate Road 2 works complete

Major carriageway and footway construction works are now complete on Estate Road 2 following calls from businesses in the area for improvements on the key industrial road. Works started last September and are now complete a number of weeks ahead of the original plan, thanks to an accelerated works programme, in liaison with businesses. The…

7 days ago | General

Programme of safety improvements to start next month

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are planning a programme of road safety improvement works starting from Monday 8 March. Following the Traffic Regulation Order process, the council and ENGIE are planning to introduce and renew a number of road markings on the following roads: Yarborough Road, between Market Hotel Roundabout and…

7 days ago | General

How you can vote in the May elections

In May, voters will go to the polls for Council elections, and to elect the Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner. In North East Lincolnshire, 12 Council Wards will be put to the vote on Thursday, 6 May 2021. Voters will need to make sure that their electoral roll details are up-to-date and can choose from…

7 days ago | Councillors and democracy

Candidate and Election Agent Briefing Session – North East Lincolnshire Council Ward Elections on 6 May 2021

In preparation for the elections on Thursday 6 May 2021, North East Lincolnshire Council is holding an online briefing session for prospective candidates who are considering standing for election, as well as their election agents. The briefing session will be held on Wednesday 3 March 2021 at 6pm. It will cover the following: election timetable…

1 week ago | Councillors and democracy

Bus pass renewals reminder

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are encouraging local residents with an expired bus pass to come forward now to renew and not wait for issuing sites to fully re-open. The calls follow a rising number of expired passes and officials are concerned about increasing demand once sites re-open, leading to added…

1 week ago | General

Proposed Cleethorpes Controlled Parking Zone – update

Following initial engagement with Cleethorpes residents, businesses and ward councillors last year on a possible permit parking scheme with some added limited waiting restrictions, highway officials are continuing to look at a possible scheme based on the feedback received. Residents have made a number of requests for the introduction of standalone resident parking schemes in…

1 week ago | General

Emergency road closure on Little Coates Road (23 Feb ’21)

An emergency road closure is in place on Little Coates Road between the Trawl roundabout and the Little Coates and Cambridge Road roundabout due to the collapse of a tree. The road closure will be in place until 6pm tonight (23 Feb 2021). The Police attended site this morning to support with the road closure,…

1 week ago | General

National funding programmes available to organisations supporting the Armed Forces Community

The Armed Forces Covenant Trust have issued information about new funding programmes for projects supporting the Armed Forces community this year. Their programmes this year (from April 2021) focus on supporting post-Covid recovery for organisations working with veterans, serving personnel and Service families. Sustaining Support for Armed Forces communities The £6 million Sustaining Support for Armed…

1 week ago | General

Westkirke Avenue highway improvements to start next month

Carriageway patching works on a section of Westkirke Avenue between the junction with Louth Road and 39 Westkirke Avenue will be starting on Tuesday 9 March. The works will take one day to complete with a road closure in place between 8am and 6pm to allow the works to be carried out safely. Residents directly…

1 week ago | General

Notice of Casual Vacancy – East Marsh Ward

NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE COUNCIL NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR EAST MARSH WARD NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN under Section 86, 87(2) and 89(1) of the Local Government Act 1972 that Mr Terry Walker ceased to be a member of North East Lincolnshire Council by reason of failure to attend meetings of the authority, and…

1 week ago | Councillors and democracy

New exercise furniture installed on the North Prom

STREET furniture designed to rest, chat or exercise on has been installed along Cleethorpes’ North Prom – but it comes with a reminder for people to comply with lockdown and resist the temptation to use or view it straight away. 21 bespoke pieces have been put into place in two areas along the popular coastal…

2 weeks ago | General