North Lincolnshire Council

February 2019

Beware when buying second hand car tyres

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…

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Comedy sketch to tour North Lincolnshire

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…

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Funded childcare benefits thousands of families

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…

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Council invests more than £500,000 in Winterton schools

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…

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After 35 years, couples can tie the knot at iconic Scunthorpe church once again

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…

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Ready Teddy Go!

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…

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North Lincolnshire’s young people head to the polls

Young people aged 11 to 18 across North Lincolnshire have elected their new Young Mayor and Member of Youth Parliament (MYP) to represent their views. With over 7,300 young people in schools, colleges and other settings casting their votes, this…

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New visitor centre opens its doors

Bottesford and Yaddlethorpe Coffee Shop and Visitor Centre opened its doors today (Friday 15 February 2019). North Lincolnshire Council invested £350,000 in the centre, located in Bottesford Beck Linear Park, just off Messingham Road. The centre is home to information…

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Goxhill consults on first stage of plan for parish

Goxhill is taking the first steps on the road that will see the parish adopt a new planning blueprint for the area. Called a Neighbourhood Plan, it will set out how local people want to see the parish develop over…

2 weeks ago
£15,000 investment improves access to Scunthorpe school

North Lincolnshire Council has provided £15,000 SEND (special educational needs and disabilities) funding for Enderby Road Infant School to improve access. Work involved constructing ramps at external doorways and raising the floor to create a level Early Years area. Access…

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Hansel and Gretel comes to Barton

A lively show of dance, centred on one of the best-loved fairytales of all time is coming to Barton Assembly Rooms this spring as part of LiveLincs’ latest programme of events. Hansel and Gretel will be shown at Barton Assembly…

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Set up your business at St John’s Market

North Lincolnshire Council is hosting the Business Information Event on Monday 18 February at Scunthorpe Central for budding and existing businesses to find out about taking up a stall at St John’s Market. Start-up and existing businesses are invited to…

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Beware of council tax refund scam

The council is urging people to be careful following reports of council taxpayers across the region being targeted by fraudsters. Residents have informed the council that they have received a text message entitled ‘overpayment’ inviting them to apply for a…

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New Expo has all the help you need to buy a house

North Lincolnshire’s first Homeownership Expo will take place on Saturday 2 March at the Engineering UTC Northern Lincolnshire,  for residents to find out everything they need to know about getting on, or moving up the property ladder. The Expo –…

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£1m Government funding opens up new enterprise park land

Work is set to start to develop Normanby Enterprise Park in Scunthorpe, thanks to £983,000 from the Government via the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership Northern Powerhouse fund. A new road, and the associated infrastructure, will be built to open…

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