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A few days to go until biggest litter campaign starts – get involved
Bins, Waste and Recycling

North Lincolnshire Council is calling on litter heroes to join in the 2019 Great British Spring Clean (22 March to 23 April 2019) and make a difference. This comes as Biffa, a waste management company in the UK, sponsors the…

20 hours ago
Fantastic business opportunity for café provider in Barton
Business

North Lincolnshire Council is on the lookout for a business to take on the running of the brand new café at Baysgarth Leisure Centre. The council is seeking proposals from interested providers for this great opportunity. Baysgarth Leisure Centre has…

2 days ago
Traders are gearing up for opening of St John’s Market
Regeneration

With only a few days to go until the brand new multi-million pound St John’s Market opens in Scunthorpe, traders are getting ready for the grand opening. Over 60 traders will be moving into St John’s Market on 22 March…

2 days ago
Energy efficient heating for homes
Housing

Qualifying homes are currently getting their heating facilities revamped through the Warm Homes Fund Project which is a joint initiative by North Lincolnshire Council, North East Lincolnshire Council, Longhurst Group and Ongo Homes. Qualifying residents that currently rely on storage…

3 days ago
Businesses come together to boost £180m tourism sector
Tourism, Museums and The Arts

Tourism businesses from across North Lincolnshire came together at Normanby Hall on Friday 8 March to launch a new partnership aimed at boosting the area’s tourism. The North Lincolnshire Tourism Partnership aims to grow the thriving visitor economy, enhance the…

6 days ago
Amateur writers to showcase their work with local poet
Schools, Libraries and Learning

Join other amateur writers and poets on Monday 1 April for the Local Author and Writers’ Showcase. This free event – held in Scunthorpe Central from 2.15pm to 4.15pm – is an opportunity for anyone to share their own poems…

6 days ago
Green light for Kirton in Lindsey’s Neighbourhood Plan
Planning and Environment

The Neighbourhood Plan for developing Kirton in Lindsey over the next 10 to 15 years has been given the go ahead by North Lincolnshire Council. Kirton in Lindsey Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group submitted an application to the council to have…

6 days ago
Your council tax bill is on its way
Council Tax

Council tax bills have been issued this week. Please check the council tax pages or on your account for any further information. Payments should be made in accordance with the instructions on your bill. Bills will be delivered up to…

1 week ago
Normanby Hall Country Park reveals exciting line-up of events
Tourism, Museums and The Arts

Normanby Hall Country Park has an action packed programme of family friendly events taking place throughout 2019. From exciting new events like the Normanby Country Fayre to returning favourites, The Outdoor Cinema and Hall-oween Spooktacular, you’ll be spoilt for choice.…

2 weeks ago
Thousands of children take on steps challenge
People, Health and Care

North Lincolnshire Council working with the Get Ahead Partnership has set-up the Let’s Get Stepping challenge to help more primary school pupils be more active at school. Primary schools are competing against each other to achieve the highest steps count.…

2 weeks ago
Hedgehog charity raises £1,000 through Lincs Lotto
Community Advice and Support

Appleby-based animal charity, Andrew’s Hedgehog Hospital, has raised £1,000 thanks to players of Lincs Lotto. Since launching in September 2017, Lincs Lotto players have raised over £80,000 for good causes across North Lincolnshire. Sixty pence from each £1 Lincs Lotto…

2 weeks ago
New Holocaust Memorial planned for Scunthorpe
Community Advice and Support

North Lincolnshire Council has announced plans to fund a new Holocaust Memorial to be built in Scunthorpe. During the Holocaust of the Second World War, the Nazis systematically murdered six million Jews – and millions more from other groups based…

2 weeks ago
£240,000 to improve safety at busy Isle junction
Transport and Streets

£240,000 will be invested from the Department for Transport’s Safer Roads Fund to improve the popular Crowle gyratory, where the A18 meets the A161. On average, 25,000 vehicles use the gyratory at Crowle each day. Improvement works on the junction…

2 weeks ago
It’s National Apprenticeship Week 4 to 8 March 2019
Jobs

National Apprenticeship Week aims to highlight the huge number of high quality apprenticeship opportunities available at all levels around the country, in a wide variety of sectors and types of work. North Lincolnshire Council has organised a range of events…

3 weeks ago
Here’s who you can meet at Homeownership Expo
Uncategorised

North Lincolnshire’s first Homeownership Expo takes place on Saturday 2 March from 1pm to 6pm at the Engineering UTC Northern Lincolnshire on Church Square in Scunthorpe. Come along to this free event to meet with estate agents, mortgage providers, solicitors, banks…

3 weeks ago
Prehistoric sea monster found in North Lincolnshire
Tourism, Museums and The Arts

In the summer of 2018, parts of a fossilised Pliosaur skeleton were found buried in land operated by building materials supplier, CEMEX. The remains of this savage predator – a prehistoric sea monster that lived over 155 million years ago…

3 weeks ago
Go Behind the Screens of your favourite films and TV shows at new Normanby exhibition
Tourism, Museums and The Arts

Step ‘Behind the Screens’ and get up close to some of the best costumes from film and television at Normanby Hall’s new exhibition. Opening on Saturday 2 March, Behind the Screens features costumes worn by Orlando Bloom in Pirates of…

3 weeks ago
Litter heroes are needed in North Lincolnshire
Transport and Streets

North Lincolnshire Council is calling on litter heroes to be part of the pick and join in the 2019 Great British Spring Clean (22 March to 23 April 2019). This year, the biggest ever litter campaign has been extended to…

3 weeks ago
Beware when buying second hand car tyres
Community Advice and Support

Following a recent survey, Trading Standards officers from across the Yorkshire and Humber region are issuing a warning to consumers who may be thinking of buying second hand car tyres. The survey which took place as part of National Tyre…

4 weeks ago
Comedy sketch to tour North Lincolnshire
Tourism, Museums and The Arts

A hilarious production of theatre is set to sweep through North Lincolnshire in March as part of LiveLincs’ spring season of events. Out of Chaos Theatre Company presents – Unmythable, a show that weaves all the greatest Greek myths into…

4 weeks ago
Funded childcare benefits thousands of families
People, Health and Care

North Lincolnshire Council is encouraging all families to take advantage of funded childcare of up to 15 hours a week for children aged three and four years. All children aged three on or before 31 December 2018 are eligible for…

4 weeks ago
Council invests more than £500,000 in Winterton schools
Schools, Libraries and Learning

North Lincolnshire Council has invested £515,500 in Winterton Junior School and Winterton Community Academy to improve the learning environment. At Winterton Junior School, £203,000 has been invested in replacing the school’s roof. The re-roofing project was completed in two stages…

1 month ago
After 35 years, couples can tie the knot at iconic Scunthorpe church once again
Tourism, Museums and The Arts

Built in 1890, the Grade II* listed former St John’s Church will host wedding ceremonies again from April after being licensed as part of 20-21 Visual Arts Centre. The church last held wedding ceremonies in 1983, before closing its doors…

1 month ago
Ready Teddy Go!
Schools, Libraries and Learning

Five-year-old Teddy, from Beltoft, could be described as the Imagination Library’s biggest fan, having most – if not all – of the books he’s received through the scheme since he was a baby. The Imagination Library is a free book-gifting…

1 month ago