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Covid-19

Concessionary bus pass services to restart

From Monday 10 August, bus pass application centres will begin to re-open to allow eligible residents to make an appointment to apply for a bus pass. Due to COVID-19, all applications and renewal services were stopped. To support residents with this, changes were introduced so that residents could continue to use their bus pass even…

2 years ago | General

Supporting the high streets – Cleethorpes update

Tonight, 3 August, some of the barriers introduced to help social distancing on St Peter’s Avenue will be removed to allow for additional safe on-street parking and to support local businesses. The barriers will be removed from two areas: From the parking bays at the top of St Peter’s Avenue near the High Street From…

2 years ago | General

Coronavirus guidance issued to landlords and letting agents

Officers from North East Lincolnshire Council have contacted landlords of Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO) in the area to issue guidance to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks on their properties. The guidance, which has been compiled by the Council’s Public Health team, explains what landlords, letting agents and property managers should do if they suspect a tenant…

2 years ago | Health and wellbeing

Help available for North East Lincolnshire residents struggling to access food

North East Lincolnshire Council is sharing further guidance for vulnerable or self-isolating residents who are struggling to get to the shops or access supermarket delivery slots. For those who do not have friends, family or neighbours who can shop on their behalf, there are a number of other options available. Many supermarkets, wholesalers and other…

2 years ago | General

Face masks required at Grimsby Top Town Market

Following recent Government announcements, all shoppers visiting Grimsby’s Top Town Market will be required to wear a face mask from Friday 24 July. The market, located in the Bull Ring, remained partially open during the coronavirus lockdown, selling essential items only. It fully re-opened on 4 July with strict measures in place to ensure the…

2 years ago | General

COVID-19: Some local businesses are missing out on Government cash

More than £30million in government grants has now been paid out to more than 2600 small businesses in North East Lincolnshire to help them through the COVID crisis. Additionally, 154 businesses we successful in their application to the discretionary grants scheme and have received funds totalling £1.587million. But there are a number of businesses who…

2 years ago | General

COVID-19: Crematorium update

North East Lincolnshire Council is issuing a reminder about changes to restrictions at the Crematorium. The main office is now open to the public from Monday to Friday, but only one family or person is allowed in at any one time. The crematorium building is now open for visitors to view the books of remembrance,…

2 years ago | General

Children’s drawings to be put up at new care facility

North East Lincolnshire Council has today (Tuesday 14 July) handed over 56 drawings from local children to Care Plus Group to put up inside a new care facility. Back when lockdown began, the council asked children from across the borough to come together to decorate Cambridge Park Care Home. The home, which was purchased by…

2 years ago | General

New recruits for beach safety to support Cleethorpes resort amid COVID-19

The beach safety team in Cleethorpes has welcomed four new recruits in a bid to keep the resort as safe as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic. A key part of the COVID-19 Outbreak Control Plan produced by North East Lincolnshire Council and Public Health refers to the prevention of local outbreaks in high-risk places, locations…

2 years ago | General

Respect your parks

North East Lincolnshire Council is calling on people to respect the area’s parks as the lockdown eases. This week is Love Parks Week and local parks have been a lifeline for many people during the coronavirus pandemic. Play areas closed as part of the lockdown but started reopening again from Saturday 4 July. The play…

2 years ago | General