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Covid-19

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…

10 months 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…

10 months ago | General

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…

10 months 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…

10 months 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…

10 months 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…

10 months 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…

10 months 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…

10 months 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,…

10 months 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…

10 months ago | General