North Lincolnshire Council

People, Health and Care

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 them to read and sing to their babies. The joint initiative called making big memories with little babies sees books…

2 weeks 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…

3 weeks 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…

4 weeks 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.…

1 month ago
Look after yourself and others this winter

North Lincolnshire Council is urging residents to keep warm and well this winter, and look after their health – especially those most at risk, as the cold weather and freezing temperatures set in. Cold winter weather can be harmful to…

2 months ago
Book your place on childcare course

The council is holding the Introduction to Home-Based Childcare (IHBC) course for new childminders starting on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 6.30pm to 9pm at the Learning Development Centre, Scunthorpe. People who wish to register as a childminder working with children…

2 months ago
Have your say on local stroke and dementia support services

Share your views on the stroke and dementia services that are currently provided in North Lincolnshire to help identify if changes need to be made in the future. Supporting people and their carers who live with dementia and stroke is…

2 months ago
Find out about becoming a childminder

We’re holding a Childminder Briefing session on Wednesday 9 January 2019 at the Learning Development Centre, Enderby Road in Scunthorpe to provide information on becoming a childminder. The session from 6pm to 8pm will provide advice and details on the…

2 months ago
Council social work team wins prestigious national award

North Lincolnshire Council’s Children’s Services Case Management Team have won the gold award at the Social Worker of the Year Awards 2018. They won the Team of the Year, Children’s Services prize for their work with children in need, child protection and children…

3 months 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 months 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 months 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…

3 months 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…

3 months ago
Find out about becoming a childminder

We’re holding a Childminder Briefing session on Wednesday 9 January 2019 at the Learning Development Centre, Enderby Road in Scunthorpe to provide information on becoming a childminder. The session from 6pm to 8pm will provide advice and details on the…

3 months ago
Young care leavers to benefit from increase in council tax support

Young care leavers are set to receive up to 100 per cent financial support to pay their council tax bill – an increase from the current 77 per cent support. The recent campaign by the Children’s Society reported that nationally…

3 months ago