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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…

2 years ago | COVID-19

Parents encouraged to work with schools to reduce COVID risk

Councillors are encouraging parents in the borough to work with their child’s school to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spreading. The call comes just a week after many schools in our area reopened for students for the first time since June. Councillor Ian Lindley, portfolio holder for children, young people and education at North East…

2 years ago | Children and families

Business recovery survey launched

Following the outbreak of COVID-19 this year, businesses in the North East Lincolnshire area are being asked to complete a survey to help inform the Council’s Recovery Plan. The survey is open to any business to complete and should take no more than 10 minutes to fill in. Cllr John Fenty, Cabinet member for regeneration…

2 years ago | COVID-19

‘Having a bike means I can get home safely and quickly to my children’ – Bike giveaway to NHS hero competition winners

Five bikes have been presented to NHS heroes who were nominated for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. The competition, by North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner ENGIE, was sponsored by Cottingham-based charity, R-evolution, who supplied the prizes. Working with the transport team, the competition was launched asking people to nominate their NHS hero to be entered into a prize draw…

2 years ago | General

Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre to re-open its doors to the public

Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre is preparing to re-open its doors to the public once again after closing in March due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Museums were allowed to open from 4 July, but the decision was made to keep the centre closed until measures could be put in place to make the museum a safe…

2 years ago | General

Sanitiser station used as ashtray by member of the public

A Councillor has expressed his disappointment following an incident in which a public sanitiser station in Cleethorpes was used as an ashtray by a member of the public. Councillor Callum Procter, portfolio holder for tourism, heritage and culture at North East Lincolnshire Council, said: “I’m disappointed to see this happening in our resort. “Sadly this…

2 years ago | Environment and community safety

COVID-19: Final call for local businesses to access Government cash

The final call is going out for local eligible businesses to access Government cash set aside to help the retail, leisure, hospitality and small business sectors, before the scheme closes at the end of the month. More than £30million in government grants has been paid out to more than 2600 small businesses in North East…

2 years ago | General

Meridian Showground reopening to the public as part of COVID-19 recovery

From Wednesday this week, Meridian Showground will open to public events once more with the arrival of Tuckers Mega Fun Fair Fun Park. Closed earlier in the year in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the event will be the first one back in the Showground since March this year. Cllr Callum Procter, Cabinet member for…

2 years ago | General

Businesses warned to be vigilant during COVID-19 pandemic

North East Lincolnshire Council is warning local businesses not to be pressured into buying a service they are not sure about during the COVID-19 pandemic. There have been reports where businesses have been approached by people claiming to be from the council, offering to carry out COVID-19 Secure risk assessments, with the threat of shutting…

2 years ago | General