North Lincolnshire Council

January 2019

Take care in the snow

North Lincolnshire Council is urging residents to take care in the snow and drive to the conditions of the road. The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning for snow and ice from 1pm on Thursday 31 January to 9pm…

2 months ago
Mayoral engagements for February 2019

The Mayor of North Lincolnshire, Cllr John Briggs and Deputy Mayor, Cllr Jon Evison, will attend the following engagements in February: Saturday 2 February, 7pm Mayor to attend Mayor of Kirton in Lindsey’s Charity Dinner, Town Hall, High Street, Kirton…

2 months ago
Council raises awareness of young carers

North Lincolnshire Council is supporting Young Carers Awareness Day on 31 January to help raise awareness of the caring role young people undertake and the support that is available for them. This year, there is a key focus on young…

2 months ago
£210,000 nursery extension to support working parents

Poppy Fields Nursery at West Street Children’s Centre has benefited from £210,000 investment by North Lincolnshire Council, to meet anticipated demand for 30 hours funded childcare for working parents. The extension, which increases the number of places available at the…

2 months ago
Schools across North Lincolnshire share £220,000 funding for healthy living projects

North Lincolnshire Council has invested nearly £220,000 in schools across the area to promote healthy lifestyles and support pupils with additional needs. This investment follows on from the Annual Education Report, published in December, which highlighted how children and young…

2 months ago
Opening date revealed for new St John’s Market

The brand new, ultra-modern St John’s Market in Scunthorpe will open its doors to its first customer on Friday, 22 March at 8am. North Lincolnshire Council has invested £4m to create St John’s Market in the heart of the town…

2 months ago
£1.5m Barton leisure centre transformation taking shape

The £1.5m transformation of Baysgarth Leisure Centre in Barton into a community facility is progressing well. North Lincolnshire Council is enabling residents to access a range of services under one roof by bringing them together in the new centre that…

2 months ago
£200,000 extension unveiled at children’s centre

North Lincolnshire Council has invested £209,000 in building an extension at Manor Farm Children’s Centre, Scunthorpe, to house a pre-school and to expand the facilities on the site. The relocation of the pre-school from Priory Lane Community Centre to Manor…

2 months ago
Plan to transform North Lincolnshire food culture wins national recognition

The Food in North Lincolnshire Partnership has achieved membership of The Sustainable Food Cities network to support their health outcomes for the area. This group is part of the wider North Lincolnshire approach to the Healthy Weight Healthy Lives agenda.…

2 months ago
Council on standby for drop in temperature over weekend

North Lincolnshire Council is geared up ready to respond to the cold weather this weekend in our region. Gritting crews are on standby and will be monitoring the weather round the clock and responding to any situations that might arise.…

2 months ago
New Scunthorpe motorway access approved

A new £13.5m motorway roundabout has been approved by North Lincolnshire Council’s planning committee today (Wednesday 16 January 2019). The long-awaited roundabout will create a new southern access into Scunthorpe, open up hundreds of acres of development land and relieve…

2 months ago
Spring into action with Normanby’s New Year, New Me event

Normanby Hall Country Park is helping you kick-start your New Year’s resolutions this year with their free New Year, New Me event on Sunday 27 January from 11am to 3pm. You’ll be able to get top tips on achieving your…

2 months ago
20-21 Visual Arts Centre is ‘Waking the Witch’ with new exhibition

20-21 Visual Arts Centre is exploring the worlds of witchcraft and wizardry with their new exhibition, ‘Waking the Witch’, which opens at the centre on Saturday 19 January 2019. The exhibition reflects the British Isles’ strong relationship to magic and…

2 months ago
Jobs Fair showcases hundreds of jobs on offer in the Isle

A Jobs Fair is taking place at Belton Park Pavilion on Tuesday 15 January and Wednesday 23 January 2019 for job seekers to find out about vacancies at Cartwright Conversions in Belton. Following support from North Lincolnshire Council it was…

2 months ago
£44,000 council grant will help children play in West Halton

North Lincolnshire Council has awarded £44,000 to West Halton and Coleby Parish Council for brand new play facilities in West Halton. The funding – from the council’s Community Grant Fund – will go towards a brand new play area and…

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