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£45,000 boost for Ancholme Leisure Centre gym
Uncategorised

The council is investing £45,000 to refurbish the gym equipment at Ancholme Leisure Centre to ensure gym-goers have access to top class equipment. The gym will be temporarily closed on Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 December to carry out the…

4 days ago
Become a Foster Carer Friendly Employer in time for Christmas
Uncategorised

North Lincolnshire Council is encouraging businesses across the area to become a Foster Carer Friendly Employer or business to help us to further develop our offer to foster carers and children in care. Nationally, children in care are seen as…

6 days ago
Council social work team wins prestigious national award
People, Health and Care

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…

7 days ago
Mayoral engagements for December 2018
Your Council

The Mayor of North Lincolnshire, Cllr John Briggs and Deputy Mayor, Cllr Jon Evison, will attend the following engagements in December: Sunday 2 December, 6pm Mayor to attend Salvation Army Community Carol Service, Salvation Army Hall, Ashby High Street Tuesday…

1 week ago
Helping towns and parishes prepare for wintry weather
Transport and Streets

In the run up to winter, North Lincolnshire Council is supporting town and parish councils to get ready for when bad weather hits. The council runs a Snow Warden scheme, allowing appointed people to be the eyes and ears of…

1 week ago
New biomass boiler cuts carbon footprint at Riddings
Leisure

The new biomass boiler installed at Riddings in Scunthorpe will heat the library, pool and leisure facility and cut our carbon footprint by 52 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year. Around £140,000 was invested to replace the gas heating system…

1 week ago
Festive market at Normanby Hall
Tourism, Museums and The Arts

Explore Normanby Hall Country Park this Christmas and visit the traditional festive market on Sunday 16 December with a range of stalls from local producers. With lots of festive spirit in the air at Normanby Hall, it’s going to be…

2 weeks ago
North Lincolnshire’s Economic Growth launched in House of Lords
Business

A post-Brexit Economic Growth Plan for North Lincolnshire is being launched at a special event in London today (Tuesday 27 November 2018). The event, hosted in the House of Lords by Baroness Redfern and Cllr Rob Waltham, will see fifty…

2 weeks ago
Community Champions are recognised
Tourism, Museums and The Arts

The 2018 Community Champion Awards at The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe has now come to a close after 23 awards were presented to well-deserving winners this evening (22 November). Take a look at the full list of winners and runners-up, including…

2 weeks ago
Be SMART this Black Friday
Bins, Waste and Recycling

As retailers and shoppers gear up for another highly-charged Black Friday, the sustainability organisation, WRAP is helping people buy just what they need, first time with their SMART guide to buying electrical items. Their advice is simple: plan ahead, keep…

3 weeks ago
Over 1,000 families benefit from additional funded childcare
People, Health and Care

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 weeks ago
Help us shape the future of tourism in North Lincolnshire
Tourism, Museums and The Arts

Visit North Lincolnshire are looking for tourism businesses across our area to come together and work in partnership to make North Lincolnshire the best place to visit. We want to launch a Tourism Partnership to create a thriving visitor economy,…

3 weeks ago
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…

3 weeks ago
Services for Children shortlisted for national award
People, Health and Care

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 weeks ago
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…

3 weeks ago
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…

3 weeks ago
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…

4 weeks ago
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…

4 weeks ago
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.…

4 weeks ago
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…

4 weeks ago
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…

4 weeks ago
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 month 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…

1 month ago
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…

1 month ago