North Lincolnshire Council

November 2018

Mayoral engagements for December 2018

The Mayor of North Lincolnshire, Cllr John Briggs and Deputy Mayor, Cllr Jon Evison, will attend the following engagements in December: Sunday 2 December, 6pm Mayor to attend Salvation Army Community Carol Service, Salvation Army Hall, Ashby High Street Tuesday…

1 week ago
Helping towns and parishes prepare for wintry weather

In the run up to winter, North Lincolnshire Council is supporting town and parish councils to get ready for when bad weather hits. The council runs a Snow Warden scheme, allowing appointed people to be the eyes and ears of…

1 week ago
New biomass boiler cuts carbon footprint at Riddings

The new biomass boiler installed at Riddings in Scunthorpe will heat the library, pool and leisure facility and cut our carbon footprint by 52 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year. Around £140,000 was invested to replace the gas heating system…

1 week ago
Festive market at Normanby Hall

Explore Normanby Hall Country Park this Christmas and visit the traditional festive market on Sunday 16 December with a range of stalls from local producers. With lots of festive spirit in the air at Normanby Hall, it’s going to be…

2 weeks ago
North Lincolnshire’s Economic Growth launched in House of Lords

A post-Brexit Economic Growth Plan for North Lincolnshire is being launched at a special event in London today (Tuesday 27 November 2018). The event, hosted in the House of Lords by Baroness Redfern and Cllr Rob Waltham, will see fifty…

2 weeks ago
Community Champions are recognised

The 2018 Community Champion Awards at The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe has now come to a close after 23 awards were presented to well-deserving winners this evening (22 November). Take a look at the full list of winners and runners-up, including…

2 weeks ago
Be SMART this Black Friday

As retailers and shoppers gear up for another highly-charged Black Friday, the sustainability organisation, WRAP is helping people buy just what they need, first time with their SMART guide to buying electrical items. Their advice is simple: plan ahead, keep…

3 weeks ago
Over 1,000 families benefit from additional funded childcare

Since September 2017, more than 1,000 families in North Lincolnshire with three and four year-olds have benefited from additional funded childcare hours. Parents are saving up to £40 a day in childcare costs in Ofsted registered childcare. This is in…

3 weeks ago
Help us shape the future of tourism in North Lincolnshire

Visit North Lincolnshire are looking for tourism businesses across our area to come together and work in partnership to make North Lincolnshire the best place to visit. We want to launch a Tourism Partnership to create a thriving visitor economy,…

3 weeks ago
Get into the festive spirit at Scunthorpe Christmas Lights Switch On

Join us for this year’s Scunthorpe Christmas Light Switch On on Saturday 24 November for an all-day fire and ice extravaganza. To ignite the Christmas spirit in North Lincolnshire, the Festive Continental Street Market will adorn the High Street in…

3 weeks ago
Services for Children shortlisted for national award

North Lincolnshire Council’s Services for Children has been shortlisted in the Children’s Service category at the 2019 LGC Awards for its commitment to improving the lives of children. In North Lincolnshire, our focus is keeping children, young people and their…

3 weeks ago
Council supports Inter Faith Week 2018

North Lincolnshire Council is supporting Inter Faith Week (11 to 18 November 2018) to raise awareness of the different faith groups in our communities. Throughout the week, we will increase awareness and understanding of the different faith communities across North…

4 weeks ago
Temporary closure of Winterton Household Recycling Centre

Winterton Household Recycling Centre will be temporarily closed on Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 November whilst resurfacing work is carried out.   It will reopen again on Friday 23 November.   We apologise for any inconvenience caused by the temporary…

4 weeks ago
Waste services manager visits Parliament

Group Manager for Waste Services at North Lincolnshire Council, John Coates attended the Zero Plastic Waste round table discussion at the House of Lords last week. John was invited to attend in his role as material specialist for plastics for…

4 weeks ago
Residents urged to get vaccinated now against flu virus

We are urging residents to get their flu jab before the winter months’ set in – to protect them and those they come into contact with from the virus. The cold weather can be harmful to health, especially the vulnerable…

4 weeks ago