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Businesses employing teenagers urged to stick to the rules

Businesses in our area are being warned to put measures in place to protect teenage employees (those aged between 13 and 16). The warning being issued by Council licensing officials comes as the National Network for Children in Employment and Entertainment (NNCEE) issued updated guidance for businesses employing children during the Coronavirus pandemic. In the…

2 years ago | Business and investment

COVID-19 support for kinship carers across North East Lincolnshire

National charity Grandparents Plus joins forces with North East Lincolnshire Council to deliver targeted support for special guardians and kinship carers during the COVID crisis. Local kinship families with Special Guardianship Order’s can now register for a year-long support package called Kinship Response to get free tailored advice, practical resources and support, including: Home schooling…

2 years ago | General

COVID-19: Keeping safe this weekend as restrictions ease

Public Health and Council chiefs have come together to call for people to remember to stay safe this weekend. With pubs, bars and restaurants due to re-open across North East Lincolnshire, the call has come to remember that Covid-19 is still around, and still presents a significant threat to public health. It’s widely expected that…

2 years ago | General

Phone ‘n’ Ride returns to full service

As lockdown restrictions are eased by Government, the Phone ‘n’ Ride service will now accept leisure and social trips. The service initially resumed on Monday 1 June to support residents with essential travel to and from work, attending medical appointments and shopping trips, but remained closed for leisure and social trips. In line with the…

2 years ago | General

COVID-19: Bus pass renewal or replacement update

Bus pass renewals and lost, stolen or damaged pass replacement will be re-starting from Monday 13 July via the council’s contact centre. Those renewing or replacing passes are encouraged to contact the council on (01472) 313131. Residents will need to provide their bus pass number during the application – without the bus pass number the…

2 years ago | General

COVID-19: Apply for your new blue badge now

Blue badge holders are being encouraged to apply for their new passes now. It can take several weeks to process a blue badge application depending on your circumstances so North East Lincolnshire Council is asking people to apply as soon as possible. In line with Government guidance and service impacts on issuing and renewing blue…

2 years ago | General

Statement on the Selective Licensing consultation

North East Lincolnshire Council has been running a public consultation on proposals to consider implementing a selective licensing scheme in parts of East and West Marsh in Grimsby. The proposals would see landlords of private rented accommodation in parts of the East and West Marsh wards requiring a license to continue to let their premises….

2 years ago | Homes and property