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Long-standing Top Town Market trader celebrates 101 years in business

A long-standing Grimsby Top Town Market fruit and veg trader is celebrating 101 years of business this month. Turner Bros is a family-run business that has proudly traded at the market for eight years. Helen Riley, co-director at Turner Bros, said: “My great grandad Thomas Turner came out of the army in 1919 and started…

5 hours ago | General

Footway testing works starting next week as part of proposed new cycleway

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are planning to carry out footway testing works on Hobson Way, Stallingborough, from Monday 5 October. Testing works will take three days to complete. To carry out the works safely and with minimal disruption to nearby businesses, the footway will be tested in small sections with…

1 day ago | General

Gateway chicanes in Barnoldby le Beck to be removed

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are planning to remove the existing gateway chicanes on Waltham Road between the A18 and Bradley Road in Barnoldby le Beck. The council is removing the gates following a review by officers at ENGIE which highlighted potential road safety concerns over the visibility of the current…

1 day ago | General

Improvement works to start next month at Pyewipe roundabout

Planned electrical works and the installation of a parking area for highway maintenance vehicles will be taking place next month at Pyewipe roundabout within the central island across the A180 Westbound carriageway.  The works will be carried out overnight from Monday 12 October to Friday 6 November, between 8pm and 5am each night. During the…

2 days ago | General

Get ready for Stoptober 2020

Better Health’s Stoptober campaign is back in its ninth year, calling on smokers in England to quit for 28 days. If you quit smoking for 28 days, you are five times more likely to quit for good.  Join thousands of others who will quit on 1 October for Stoptober. Stoptober offers a range of free…

5 days ago | General

Job vacancies: Personal assistants/carers for young people

Carers needed for young people in North East Lincolnshire Please note that these vacancies are not for North East Lincolnshire Council and you will not be employed by the Council. The positions are funded by Personal Health Budgets which are managed directly by the families or by the education provider. Job vacancies Carer needed for…

5 days ago | Jobs

SHIIP business park progress

THE development of a flagship headquarters for one of the region’s fastest-growing tech companies is progressing well at North East Lincolnshire Council’s new business park. With the steel frame now in place, work is commencing on the exterior cladding and interior space for what will be the new home of myenergi. The pictures show the…

5 days ago | General

Voluntary Sector joins health experts for COVID chat

Members of local voluntary and community organisations and social enterprises in our area this week got chance to join Director of Public Health, Stephen Pintus, for a chat about COVID-19. The Council’s Director for Public Health was joined on the webinar by colleagues from North East Lincolnshire’s Public Health team, and chatted to representatives from…

6 days ago | COVID-19

New wheelie bins – find out where deliveries are happening next

New wheelie bins are arriving at thousands more homes as part of North East Lincolnshire Council’s massive recycling overhaul. Recycling bins are arriving at households in parts of The Willows, Bradley, Nunsthorpe, Sidney Sussex, Humberston, East Marsh, West Marsh and Waltham during the next the next couple of weeks. From 6 October, bins will be…

6 days ago | General

Cleethorpes RAFA Club to get a five-figure make-over

CLEETHORPES’ well-known RAFA club is to get a five-figure external make-over that will take its frontage back to its traditional, Victorian beginnings. The building, constructed circa 1885, will receive its new look thanks to a grant award from the Townscape Heritage Project. This is a £2.9m programme of building restoration supported by the National Lottery…

6 days ago | General

Final call – renew your expired blue badge as soon as possible

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are encouraging residents who are yet to renew their expired blue badges to contact the team to renew. In line with Government guidance on issuing and renewing blue badges, penalty charge notices (PCNs) are currently not being issued to blue badges with an expiry date of…

6 days ago | General

Final phase of drainage improvements to take place this month

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are entering the final phase of drainage improvements on Willingham Street in Grimsby. Works will take place on Tuesday 29 September to resurface sections of carriageway on Willingham Street and Catherine Street. To allow these works to be carried out and protect the workforce, a temporary…

6 days ago | General

Improvements to festive street lighting on St Peter’s Avenue

Works will be taking place next month to replace the festive streetlights along St Peter’s Avenue in Cleethorpes ahead of the festive season. The works are essential as the existing street lighting columns have reached the end of the manufacturer’s ‘shelf life’ and need to be replaced to ensure the infrastructure remains in a safe…

6 days ago | General

Download the NHS COVID-19 app and help protect your loved ones

People across North East Lincolnshire are being urged to download the NHS COVID-19 app to help control the spread of coronavirus and protect themselves and their loved ones as case numbers rise across the UK. The app launches today, and after positive trials and rigorous testing is an important new tool to work alongside traditional contact tracing…

6 days ago | COVID-19

Social distancing concrete barriers to be lifted in Cleethorpes

The concrete barriers installed as part of social distancing measures will be removed across Cleethorpes over the next few nights. The barriers were installed as lockdown was lifted in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic to help people maintain social distance. But given the low infection rate in the area, and the time of year,…

1 week ago | COVID-19

Works to take place to Ross Tiger

Works will be taking place at the end of this month to the Ross Tiger mast. Large scaffolding will appear on board the Ross Tiger from Monday 28 September, subject to weather conditions. The vessel remains closed due to the COVID-19, although maintenance work can still continue to the outside of the ship. London-based marine…

1 week ago | General

Warning to be vigilant during COVID-19 pandemic

North East Lincolnshire Council is warning local people and businesses to be vigilant if they are approached by people appearing to be council officials. There have been reports of people claiming to be council COVID marshalls approaching members of the public and knocking on people’s doors. An official council officer will always produce official identification…

1 week ago | COVID-19