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COVID-19: Blue badge enforcement

In line with Government guidance and service impacts on issuing and renewing blue badges, penalty charge notices (PCNs) will not be issued to residents displaying blue badges with an expiry date of 1 January 2020 onwards. The relaxation of enforcement will continue until 30 September 2020. At that point, enforcement on expired badges will restart….

11 months ago | General

Deadline approaching for your drawings to go up at new care facility

The deadline is approaching to send in your drawings to be put on display at a new care facility. North East Lincolnshire Council has been asking people from across the borough to come together to decorate a wall at Cambridge Park Care Home aimed at supporting local health and care services. It can all be…

11 months ago | General

Being ‘Loyal to Local’ has never been more important

The businesses that make up our local high streets, offices, business parks and industrial sites, along with the thousands of self-employed traders, and entrepreneurs across the area are essential to the future of our towns and villages. As slowly but surely the country starts to ‘unlock’ it has never been more important to recognise the…

11 months ago | General

Enforcement patrols return in North East Lincolnshire

Litter and dog fouling enforcement patrols are restarting in North East Lincolnshire this week. Patrols were suspended when the lockdown started in March but will be back this week as more premises reopen. Enforcement officers are changing the way they work to adapt to social distancing rules. Officers will patrol busy areas including Cleethorpes beachfront…

11 months ago | General

Passengers required to wear face covering on Phone ‘n’ Ride

In line with changes to Government guidance, passengers travelling on the Phone ‘n’ Ride Service will be required to wear a face covering from today, Monday 15 June. Passengers without a face covering when boarding will be encouraged to use a scarf or piece of clothing while travelling on board. Face coverings, in line with…

11 months ago | General

COVID-19: What next?

“As we take these first, tentative steps back into normal life, we must all do everything we can to keep the virus out of our communities, to prevent people becoming ill and to prevent more people from dying.” This is the message from health and local authority leaders today as they issue a stark reminder…

11 months ago | Health and wellbeing

Supporting the high streets to reopen – Grimsby update

Changes are due to come into place in the centre of Grimsby to help the high street reopen safely on Monday 15 June. Following the relaxation of some of the Government’s lock-down measures, work has been ongoing to look at various pinch-point areas of the borough to provide people with enough room to circulate safely…

11 months ago | General

North East Lincolnshire gears up for reopening

North East Lincolnshire town centre businesses and organisations are working together to create safe spaces for visitors and customers. High street shops and shopping centres are set to re-open on Monday, (June 15) as part of the Government’s plan to ease lockdown measures. Social distancing messaging is visible in public spaces throughout the borough in…

11 months ago | General

Supporting the high streets – Cleethorpes update

Following the publication of initial temporary plans for Cleethorpes’ high streets last week, revisions have been made to some areas to respond to concerns raised by local traders. Cllr Stewart Swinburn, Cabinet member for highways explained: “It was always the case that we were going to take local views into account, but we had to…

11 months ago | General

Concessionary bus pass fares to be reintroduced

From Monday 15 June, the fee for concessionary bus pass holders travelling before 9:30am, Monday to Friday, will be reintroduced. The temporary relaxation of the fee was introduced at the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, aimed at supporting the elderly and vulnerable residents in response to supermarkets opening earlier and allowing them to get to…

11 months ago | General