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Council supports Inter Faith Week 2018
People, Health and Care

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…

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Temporary closure of Winterton Household Recycling Centre
Bins, Waste and Recycling

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…

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Waste services manager visits Parliament
Bins, Waste and Recycling

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…

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Residents urged to get vaccinated now against flu virus
People, Health and Care

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…

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Get into the festive spirit at Scunthorpe Christmas Lights Switch On
Tourism, Museums and The Arts

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…

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Award-winning author inspires children in North Lincolnshire
Schools, Libraries and Learning

Pupils from Outwood Academy Foxhills, St Hugh’s Communication and Interaction Specialist College and Winterton Community Academy were visited recently by award-winning author Keith Gray to encourage budding writers. The visit formed part of the 20th anniversary Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour.…

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Over a week to go until Community Champions are recognised
Tourism, Museums and The Arts

North Lincolnshire Council’s seventh Community Champion Awards ceremony is taking place at The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe on Thursday 22 November 2018. With just over a week to go until the awards ceremony, there is still time for you to…

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Further mayoral engagements for November 2018
Your Council

The Mayor of North Lincolnshire, Cllr John Briggs and Deputy Mayor, Cllr Jon Evison, will attend the following engagements in November: Wednesday 14 November, 9am Mayor to attend ‘World Café’ event, part of Inter Faith Week at Normanby Hall Wednesday…

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Find out about becoming a childminder
People, Health and Care

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…

1 week ago
Civic Centre transformed into university
Regeneration

Plans to invest in a new University Campus North Lincolnshire (UCNL) have moved a step closer in a joint bid to grow Higher Education in Scunthorpe. The growth plans aim to deliver 1,500 university-level places within Scunthorpe as part of…

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Young care leavers to benefit from increase in council tax support
Council Tax

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…

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Enjoy an enchanting Christmas at Normanby Hall
Tourism, Museums and The Arts

Step into a winter wonderland this Christmas at Normanby Hall Country Park and enjoy fabulous festive activities that the whole family will love. The magical Regency mansion will be elegantly decorated from 23 November and there will be lots to…

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‘The Stars of Hollywood’ on the LiveLincs stage
Tourism, Museums and The Arts

Canadian singer Rebecca Perry is set to charm audiences in North Lincolnshire by bringing some of Hollywood’s greatest stars back to life in a dazzling performance. ‘From Judy to Bette – The Stars of Hollywood’ will be performed in Winterton,…

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Workshops to help small businesses grow
Business

RedKite Innovations, working with North Lincolnshire Council, are offering free executive development workshops for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the tourism and retails sectors. The two days of workshops will take place on Wednesday 21 November, from 9.30am to 4.30pm at the Buttercross…

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Start composting this autumn
Bins, Waste and Recycling

Residents in North Lincolnshire are being encouraged to take up home composting to help reduce the amount of waste they produce and recycle more. Composting at home is an inexpensive, natural process that transforms your kitchen and garden waste into…

1 week ago
Kev to escort children to safety across one of Scunthorpe’s busiest roads
Community Advice and Support

Kev Kennedy (age 65) is the new crossing patrol helping keep children and adults safe at one of Scunthorpe’s busiest junctions, Berkeley Circle. On average, almost 28,000 vehicles pass by Berkeley Circle every day. The area has been without a…

2 weeks ago
Look after your four-legged friends this Bonfire Night
Community Advice and Support

As Bonfire Night approaches, we’re urging pet owners not to ignore their four-legged friends. Halloween costumes and the loud bangs and flashes created by fireworks can be exciting for us but very frightening for dogs and other animals. Please plan…

2 weeks ago
Council takes action to keep Scunthorpe town centre safer
Community Advice and Support

North Lincolnshire Council has invested over £2,000 in two new cameras for The Parishes multi-storey car park in Scunthorpe to help tackle anti-social behaviour and improve safety in the town centre. The new cameras allow the Control Centre to identify…

2 weeks ago
From apprentice engineer to entrepreneur – James finds natural remedy for debilitating disease
Business

A young North Lincolnshire man has defied the medical profession and beating Crohn’s disease through natural remedy, after years of suffering the chronic illness. The entrepreneur has now set up his own business Henrys Health Hub to help others and is…

2 weeks ago
Lucky Lincs Lotto anniversary winners
Community Advice and Support

Lucky winners Alan Craddock of Burton, Shaun Donnelly of Scunthorpe and Richard Lees from Kirton in Lindsay received their prizes at a special presentation at the Civic Centre this week – to celebrate the first anniversary of Lincs Lotto. A…

2 weeks ago
North Lincolnshire turns purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
People, Health and Care

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and the council and other organisations will light up buildings purple to help raise awareness of pancreatic cancer. During the month, we will be encouraging people to talk about pancreatic cancer and raise awareness…

2 weeks ago
Students get hands on at Crowle Moors
Planning and Environment

Students from North Lindsey College are working with the Isle of Axholme and Hatfield Chase Landscape Partnership at Crowle Moors to learn about the local landscape. The Partnership aims to encourage people to reconnect with their local landscape and cultural…

2 weeks ago
Funding helps secure veterans support in the community
People, Health and Care

North Lincs Veterans Community Hub has received a £9,000 grant from the Big Lottery Fund Awards for All programme to ensure veterans support continues. This funding will ensure that the Hub stays open and continues to support local veterans. It…

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Mayoral engagements for November 2018
Your Council

The Mayor of North Lincolnshire, Cllr John Briggs and Deputy Mayor, Cllr Jon Evison, will attend the following engagements in November: Thursday 1 November, 11am Mayor to attend ribbon cutting at Forest Pines Hotel and Golf Resort, Broughton Saturday 3…

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