People, Health and Care

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Marking World Mental Health Day

‘It’s ok to talk,’ is the message from Scunthorpe’s mental health staff as North Lincolnshire gears up to mark World…

2 weeks ago
Challenge 10,000
Sign up now for third annual Challenge 10,000

Entries are now open for Challenge 10,000, the North Lincolnshire annual workplace step challenge that takes place each October to…

4 weeks ago
Challenge 10,000
Calling North Lincolnshire workplaces – step up to Challenge 10,000

North Lincolnshire Council’s popular workplace step challenge, Challenge 10,000, is back this October. Now in its third year, the council…

2 months ago
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Stay safe in hot weather

Many of us welcome the hot weather, but exposure to the heat and sun for too long can have many…

3 months ago
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Council to support older residents to stay safe on the internet

Working with North Links Seniors’ Forum, North Lincolnshire Council is looking to find out how older people use the internet…

4 months ago
Council supports carers in North Lincolnshire and raises awareness during Carers Week

During Carers Week (10 to 17 June), North Lincolnshire Council is highlighting the amazing job that carers do for their…

4 months ago
Wellbeing at Work Awards 2019
Healthy workplaces in North Lincolnshire celebrated

Workplaces in North Lincolnshire have been celebrated for their achievements at the 2019 Healthy Workplace Awards celebration event. On Wednesday…

5 months ago
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Find out about becoming a childminder

We’re holding a Childminder Briefing session on Wednesday 5 June 2019 at Scunthorpe Community Wellbeing Hub to provide information on…

5 months ago
Foster Care Fortnight poster
Change a future, change their story – become a foster carer

During Foster Care Fortnight (13 to 26 May 2019), North Lincolnshire Council is going to spread the word that more…

5 months ago
Two women talking to each other over a cup of tea
Time to start talking and include people with dementia

North Lincolnshire Council is supporting Alzheimer’s Society’s #AskUsAnything campaign, to mark Dementia Action Week (20 to 26 May). Residents in…

5 months ago
Talk Suicide promotional poster
North Lincolnshire residents are encouraged to Talk Suicide

During Mental Health Awareness Week (13 to 19 May) North Lincolnshire Council is encouraging people in the region to complete…

5 months ago
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Thousands of children take on steps challenge

North Lincolnshire Council working with the Get Ahead Partnership has set-up the Let’s Get Stepping challenge to help more primary…

8 months ago
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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…

8 months ago
Bumper first year for baby book scheme

A book scheme has seen more than 150 gift packs handed to families with newborns in a bid to encourage…

8 months ago
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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…

9 months ago