North East Lincolnshire Council

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North East Lincolnshire GP Practices – Good Friday and Bank Holiday Monday

Unlike most years, GP practice services in North East Lincolnshire will be operating on both Good Friday and Easter Monday. This support will be in line with the way general practice services are currently being delivered in response to the…

13 hours ago
Council calls for responsible use of the parks

North East Lincolnshire Council has called for people to use the parks in the area responsibly in the coming weeks as the Covid-19 situation continues. The area has over 50 parks and open spaces ranging from small grass play areas…

16 hours ago
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COVID-19: Frontline service update

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are continuing to deliver their frontline services, adapting to new ways of working in response to the social distancing advice from the Government. Staff across North East Lincolnshire Council and ENGIE…

17 hours ago
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COVID-19 Update: Wednesday 8 April 2020

Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.  As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have. The…

17 hours ago
Coping with a crying baby

The ‘stay at home’ message during the Coronavirus Pandemic could not be more clear. The restrictions that we are all facing are already presenting major stressors for families which they cannot control: Loss of income Self-isolation with children and potentially…

18 hours ago
Council caution people against buying coronavirus testing kits

Officials from North East Lincolnshire Council have advised local residents against buying so-called coronavirus testing kits. The antibody testing kits, the likes of which have been advertised in the local area and online, have been the subject of numerous questions…

18 hours ago
Festive Fun for the Easter weekend

Looking for something to do to keep the little ones entertained as we head into the Easter weekend? There are plenty of fun things you can do to make memories together while adhering to Government guidance and social distancing. Traditional…

19 hours ago
Look out for your rainbows! Children’s drawings go up on council bin lorries

North East Lincolnshire Council is thanking everyone who has sent in their rainbow drawings as dozens of pictures go up on the council’s bin lorries. Drawings are going up on a number of wagons in a bid to bring some…

21 hours ago
Health Visitors and School Nursing: A service update

In light of the current pandemic and recent guidance from the Department of Health, Health Visiting & School Nursing will be reducing their services. Health Visitors: Many of our visits will now move to telephone consultations, we will continue to…

1 day ago
COVID-19 – Business update

Government guidance for businesses has been updated. Government have said that with the exception of some non-essential shops and public venues, they are not asking any other businesses to close. However, government stresses that businesses should encourage employees to work…

2 days ago
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COVID-19 Update: Tuesday 07 April 2020

Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.  As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have. The…

2 days ago
“We know it’s tough and it will continue to be tough but please stay strong and stay at home. Local lives depend on it.”

“We know it’s tough and it will continue to be tough but please stay strong and stay at home. Local lives depend on it.” This is the message today from North East Lincolnshire’s Council Leader Philip Jackson and North East…

2 days ago
Dog walkers warned to be responsible this Easter

North East Lincolnshire Council is reminding dog owners that they cannot walk along the central beach from Good Friday. Dogs are banned from the beach between Wonderland and Cleethorpes Leisure Centre from Good Friday to 30 September. Easter weekend would…

2 days ago
No change to waste collections on Good Friday and Easter Monday

North East Lincolnshire Council is reminding people that their household waste collections will continue as normal as we head into the Easter weekend. Collections of rubbish and recycling will take place as usual on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Residents…

2 days ago
Selective Licensing consultation to be extended

The Council’s public consultation on selective licensing proposals for parts of the East and West Marsh is to be extended following the COVID-19 outbreak. The Council’s consultation, which started on 16 January, was supposed to end on 26 March 2020.…

3 days ago
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COVID-19 Update: Monday 6 April 2020

Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.  As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have. The…

3 days ago
Update on construction and highways projects across the borough

Work on most construction and major highways projects across the borough is under constant review in light of government guidelines and conversations with contractors delivering the workas the impact of the COVID-19 crisis continues to be felt. On the majority…

6 days ago
COVID-19: Ordering your prescriptions

Local pharmacies are experiencing unprecedented demand during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Please support your pharmacy at this time. Allow at least seven days between ordering your prescription and collecting from a pharmacy. Do not over order. Do not ring the…

6 days ago
Get creative! We want your drawings to decorate new care facility

North East Lincolnshire Council is asking children from across the borough to come together to decorate the wall of a new care facility aimed at supporting local health and care services. This can all be done from the comfort of…

6 days ago
COVID-19: Changes in place to protect people attending funerals

North East Lincolnshire Council is reminding people about restrictions that are in place at the crematorium and cemeteries because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an infectious disease and can be transmitted when large groups of people congregate. However,…

6 days ago
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COVID-19 Update: Friday 3 April 2020

Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.  As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have. The…

6 days ago
First batch of grants released to small businesses in North East Lincolnshire

More than £3million emergency grants will reach small businesses in North East Lincolnshire in the next few days as the first batch of grants are being paid out. So far, more than 1000 small businesses in North East Lincolnshire have…

6 days ago
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COVID-19: Seen a business that shouldn’t be open? Report it

Enforcement officers at North East Lincolnshire Council now have powers to force businesses to close if they ignore regulations to slow the spread of COVID-19. The government has given clear guidance on what businesses need to do to help reduce…

7 days ago
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COVID-19: Please don’t light bonfires

North East Lincolnshire Council is calling on households to think of their neighbours and avoid lighting bonfires during the COVID-19 pandemic. It follows an influx of concerns raised across the country and locally of problems caused by bonfire smoke for…

7 days ago
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COVID-91 Update: Thursday 2 April 2020

Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.  As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have. The…

7 days ago
COVID-19: Kooth.com – online support for young people

We would like to remind you of the availability of our online service to support the wellbeing and resilience of your students. Kooth is a web based confidential support service available to young people. Kooth provides a safe and secure…

7 days ago
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COVID-19 – Temporary changes to advertising of Traffic Regulation Orders

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are changing the way Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) are advertised in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and in line with Government guidance. In the interests of health and safety of the…

7 days ago
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North East Lincolnshire Council working together with Humber agencies to tackle Covid-19

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact all of our lives, thousands of ‘key workers’ across the Humber region are working tirelessly around the clock to keep their communities fed, in touch and ultimately safe. Lorry drivers, post office workers,…

1 week ago
E-Factor launch single point of contact for business support

Helping businesses make the right decisions in terms of government support available is going to be key in the next few weeks after government rolled out a series of grants, loan options and wage subsidy for businesses large and small.…

1 week ago
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COVID-19: Public transport update

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, please see the latest public transport updates from providers in the region. This is subject to change. Stagecoach Grimsby Cleethorpes Stagecoach Grimsby Cleethorpes is currently running a reduced service mainly consisting of hourly bus services.…

1 week ago
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Council Leader’s message to residents

https://youtu.be/ZWmA9O3SngQ Leader of North East Lincolnshire Council, Cllr Philip Jackson has delivered a short video message for local people of North East Lincolnshire on how they need to keep safe and well in the current COVID 19 pandemic. In his…

1 week ago
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COVID-19 Update: Tuesday 31 March 2020

Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives. As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have. The…

1 week ago
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Thank you for your messages of support

North East Lincolnshire Council is thanking everyone who has sent messages of support to its bin crews and street cleansing staff since the coronavirus restrictions came into force. People in different parts of the borough have been leaving ‘thank you’…

1 week ago
New online mental health support

You can now speak to Mind online using Zoom! For the safety of everyone and to follow government guidance, Safespace’s doors are closed…for now. NAViGO have been working with their partners North East Lincolnshire Mind to find alternative solutions. The…

1 week ago
North East Lincolnshire Council COVID-19 Helpline launched for area’s most vulnerable people

North East Lincolnshire Council is working with private, voluntary and community sector partners to coordinate the delivery of food and essential medicine to vulnerable people if they live alone and don’t have family, friends or social care services to help…

1 week ago
COVID-19: Don’t get caught out by fraudsters during coronavirus outbreak

Trading Standards officers are continuing to warn people of fraudsters following a rise in coronavirus-related scams that seek to benefit from the public’s concern and uncertainty over COVID-19. Criminals have been exploiting fears about the pandemic to prey on members…

1 week ago
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COVID-19 Update: Monday 30 March 2020

Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.  As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have. The…

1 week ago
Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Taking care of your mental wellbeing

It’s okay to feel anxious about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak as we know it can have health, social and financial impacts on lots of us. Being worried at this time is normal and that’s why we need to be aware…

1 week ago
Chief Medical Officer: “If you are going to give up smoking, this is a very good moment to do it.” 

“If you are going to give up smoking, this is a very good moment to do it.”  These were the words of the Chief Medical Officer from last week’s Health Select Committee. As the Government again highlights the risks to…

1 week ago
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COVID-19: Changes to the way you can register a birth, death or marriage

Councils across England have been forced to change or suspend services following the COVID-19 outbreak. In North East Lincolnshire, birth registrations are no longer being completed for new-born babies, notices of marriage are being deferred and death registrations are only…

1 week ago
Use the Government Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp

Content from Gov.uk. Find the original content here www.gov.uk/government/news/government-launches-coronavirus-information-service-on-whatsapp The UK Government has launched a GOV.UK Coronavirus Information service on WhatsApp. The new free to use service aims to provide official, trustworthy and timely information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19),…

1 week ago
Parking charges suspended for frontline workers in North East Lincolnshire

North East Lincolnshire Council has suspended charges and time restrictions for key workers on all council car parks and on-street council parking bays to help frontline workers and volunteers during the COVID-19 outbreak. The fees have been waived to show support…

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19: Immingham tip closes – restrictions in force at Grimsby CRC

North East Lincolnshire Council has shut Immingham Community Recycling Centre (CRC or tip) until further notice as part of measures in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Grimsby CRC remains open but with strict limitations in place. Only household waste and…

2 weeks ago
Council Leader issues plea to local residents over abuse of frontline workers

Councillor Philip Jackson, leader of North East Lincolnshire Council, has today issued a plea to the public following a number of incidents where frontline Council and NHS staff have been abused. Councillor Jackson said: “It’s totally unacceptable that staff who…

2 weeks ago
COVID-19: Network of “Shielding hubs” being co-ordinated by the council

A network of ‘shielding hubs’ coordinated by North East Lincolnshire Council is rapidly being set up across the area to help those most at risk from coronavirus (COVID-19) with urgent food, medicine and care supplies. The Council is working with…

2 weeks ago
COVID-19: Civil enforcement in North East Lincolnshire

People parking illegally on streets in North East Lincolnshire have been asked to keep the roads clear for emergency services and other key workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. In line with authorities across the UK, North East Lincolnshire Council and…

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19: How to clean streets when you’re social distancing

North East Lincolnshire Council’s Environmental Services team are adapting their working methods in response to the latest social distancing advice from the government. Staff from street cleansing are keen to carry on with their duties and have put several measures…

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19 Update: Friday 27 March 2020

Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.  As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have. The…

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19: Council to find accommodation for the area’s most vulnerable amidst pandemic

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Government has now instructed Council’s to close communal night shelters. In guidance issued to Council’s, the Government said “It’s important for the welfare of both homeless people and staff or volunteers that all communal night-shelters…

2 weeks ago
A plea for accommodation for key workers in the area

Key service workers in North East Lincolnshire have put out a plea for support from the local community today. A number of key workers in the area have been left without accommodation due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Social workers from…

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19 Update: Thursday 26 March 2020

Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.  As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have. The…

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19: Cemeteries, crematorium and parks

North East Lincolnshire Council’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic is evolving all the time in line with the latest advice from the Government and Public Health England. As a result, changes have been made to the way cemeteries, parks and…

2 weeks ago
Coronavirus (Covid-19) – Taking care of your mental wellbeing

It’s ok to feel anxious about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak as we know it can have health, social and financial impacts on lots of us. Being worried at this time is normal and that’s why we need to be aware…

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19: Bin collections

North East Lincolnshire Council’s bin crews have changed the way they work to help keep the service running during the COVID-19 pandemic. Household waste collections are an essential public service identified by the Government. Government advice for workers providing essential…

2 weeks ago
COVID-19: Council Tax Support

Help has been made available for the most vulnerable in society to pay their Council tax amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. As part of the Governments £500m fund for Council’s to support people to still pay their Council tax, North East…

2 weeks ago
COVID-19: Business support grants

Government grants are being made available in North East Lincolnshire to help around 3000 businesses get through the COVID-19 emergency. These grants have been announced by government in the last few days, with guidance on how to manage these issued…

2 weeks ago
Statement from Ron Shepherd, Portfolio Holder Safer and Stronger Communities, North East Lincolnshire Council

We know that the COVID-19 pandemic is of deep concern to everyone in North East Lincolnshire. We are working hard with our partners to coordinate the response. We have contingency plans in place to keep essential services running – that…

2 weeks ago
A postcard with advice on how to identify different Covid-19 related scams.
Be on your guard for COVID-19 scams

Unscrupulous criminals are exploiting fears about COVID-19 to prey on members of the public, particularly older and vulnerable people who are isolated from family and friends. Trading standards officers are warning people to remain vigilant following a rise in coronavirus-related…

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19: Only call us if you have to

North East Lincolnshire Council’s customer contact centre is dealing with an unprecedented number of calls due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Contact centre staff deal with about 500 calls on a typical day but on Monday alone there were called about…

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19 Update: Wednesday 25 March 2020

Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.  As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have. The…

2 weeks ago
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Wellbeing Service support for quitting smoking

UPDATE: The E-cigarette voucher provision for pregnant women has stopped until further notice.   The Wellbeing Service is following national COVID-19 guidance and is stopping all face-to-face stop smoking consultations immediately. Smokers are particularly at risk to the harm caused…

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19: Phone ‘n’ Ride service suspended

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, have been in discussions with the Phone ‘n’ Ride delivery partner, Stagecoach East Midlands. Following discussions and in line with Government guidance in relation to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the Phone…

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19 Update: Tuesday 24 March 2020

Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.  As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have. The…

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19: Sign up for email updates

People in North East Lincolnshire can now sign up for email updates about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and its impact locally. North East Lincolnshire Council has been posting regular updates to its website and social media accounts. People can now sign up…

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19: Stay at home. An open letter from North East Lincolnshire leading figures

Stay at Home- three simple words, but a key message we all need to heed to protect our loved ones right now and right across North East Lincolnshire. As the Covid-19 pandemic spreads and the Government continues to oversee the…

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19 Update: Monday 23 March 2020

Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.  As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have. As…

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19: New restrictions in place at the tips

Restrictions are now in place at the areas two Community Recycling Centres (CRCs or tips) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Only visit the CRCs if your trip is essential. Avoid visiting if you can. There were almost twice as…

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19: Update from Port Health

As the Covid-19 pandemic spreads and the Government continues to oversee the national response, North East Lincolnshire Council will support the local economy and communities. The Port Health Team are implementing contingency plans to ensure that we can continue services…

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19 Update: Saturday 21 March 2020

COVID-19 Update: North East Lincolnshire Council & North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of…

3 weeks ago
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COVID-19: Two confirmed cases in North East Lincolnshire

First cases of COVID-19 confirmed in North East Lincolnshire today (Friday). We know that people may be worried but want to reassure residents that authorities in the area are well prepared for more cases should they arise. There are some…

3 weeks ago
COVID-19: Business update – financial support

North East Lincolnshire Council is preparing to administer a range of Government measures to support local businesses affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Government set out a range of measures in its recent budget to support local business. The budget announcements…

3 weeks ago
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COVID-19: Bus pass renewal changes

UPDATE (06 April 2020): This information is now out of date. For the most up to date information, visit www.nelincs.gov.uk/coronavirus. In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, people who need to renew their bus pass can call North East Lincolnshire Council…

3 weeks ago
COVID-19: Leisure centres, sports facilities and libraries

Please see the following joint statement from Lincs Inspire and North East Lincolnshire Council regarding leisure centres and libraries. Our leisure centres, sports facilities and libraries will close today until further notice. Libraries will close at 5:30pm and leisure and…

3 weeks ago
COVID-19: Customer Access Point closed from Monday

As a result of COVID-19 and in line with Government guidance, North East Lincolnshire Council’s Customer Access Point at the Municipal Offices in Grimsby will be closed from Monday 23 March until further notice. Staff will be redeployed to work…

3 weeks ago
COVID-19 Update: Friday 20 March 2020

As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have. The national picture The guidance from the Government…

3 weeks ago
COVID-19: Concessionary bus pass – temporary change to support elderly and vulnerable

Following the COVID-19 outbreak and discussions between North East Lincolnshire Council and Stagecoach East Midlands, concessionary bus pass holders will be able to travel for free before 9:30am as of today, Friday 20 March. The temporary introduction is aimed to…

3 weeks ago
COVID-19: Friday’s garden waste collections

Like all organisations, our workforce has been affected by the latest advice from the Government and Public Health England in respect of isolating high risk groups. As a result some of the garden waste rounds are not out this morning.…

3 weeks ago
COVID-19: Cemeteries and crematorium update

North East Lincolnshire Council’s bereavement services team has made a number of changes to how they operate following the latest guidance from central government. Funerals are still taking place as there is currently no ban on public gatherings, but the…

3 weeks ago
COVID-19 Update: Thursday 19 March 2020

As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have. The national picture The guidance from the Government…

3 weeks ago
COVID-19: Public transport update

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, please see the latest public transport updates. This is subject to change. Stagecoach Grimsby Cleethorpes Temporary changes to bus services across North East Lincolnshire are being introduced by Stagecoach East Midlands from Monday 23…

3 weeks ago
Covid-19: Grimsby Auditorium update

Please see the following joint statement from Lincs Inspire and North East Lincolnshire Council regarding Grimsby Auditorium, leisure centres and libraries. Like all organisations, our response to the Covid-19 outbreak is evolving all the time as we monitor the latest…

3 weeks ago
COVID-19 Council update – Wednesday 18 March 2020

As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have. The national picture The guidance from the Government…

3 weeks ago
COVID-19: Open letter from Council Leader, Councillor Phillip Jackson

To everyone in our communities and businesses, As Leader of the Council, I thought it important to use this message to assure you that North East Lincolnshire Council, its staff, members and partners will be doing all it can to…

3 weeks ago
Full Council cancelled

North East Lincolnshire Council’s Full Council meeting, due to be held on March 19th, has been cancelled due to concerns about the COVID-19. Chief Executive of the Council, Rob Walsh, said the decision had been taken following discussions with the…

3 weeks ago
COVID-19: Service updates and advice

Currently, there are no confirmed cases of Coronavirus in North East Lincolnshire COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. General advice & guidance for employers, travellers and individuals…

4 weeks ago
Coronavirus helpline: Phone line lauched for school staff, parents and students

The Department for Education has launched a helpline to answer questions from school and college staff, parents and students on the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows: Phone: 0800 046 8687 Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk…

4 weeks ago