December 2020

Illustration of a family meeting a child
Adopt and make 2021 a life changing year for a local child

A new online event is set to help people discover more about adopting a child. The launch of the session…

29 December 2020
Concept art of the new market site
Scunthorpe town centre to benefit from £10.7m development as Government backs a future vision for High Street

Scunthorpe town centre will benefit from a huge £10.7m to redevelop the former market site in the heart of the…

26 December 2020
Five people ride electric scooters in a Scunthorpe car park
Scunthorpe hosts e-scooter trial as Government backs council’s green transport revolution

A major trial of electric scooters across Scunthorpe has been launched by North Lincolnshire Council after funding was confirmed. The…

23 December 2020
Tier 3 Christmas bubbles
Council leader urges residents to protect the NHS by sticking to Christmas bubbles

Residents in North Lincolnshire are being urged to stick to the new Christmas bubble rules. The revised guidance reduces the…

22 December 2020
Photograph of Baysgarth House, Barton-upon-Humber
Have your say on the future development of Barton’s Baysgarth House

Residents and visitors to Barton-upon-Humber are being invited to have their say on the future development of Baysgarth House as…

16 December 2020
Patient receives first covid-19 vaccine
North Lincolnshire residents receive first Covid-19 vaccines today

As the Covid-19 vaccine begins to roll out nationally, a number of North Lincolnshire residents have begun to receive theirs…

15 December 2020
Street scene with Christmas lights
Share your Christmas lights for a chance to win a £150 voucher

With what looks to be a very different Christmas just around the corner people are being urged dust off their…

15 December 2020
Photograph of primary school pupils working in a classroom
Apply for your child’s school place before January deadline

Parents with children aged three to four years-old are being reminded to apply to the council for their school place…

15 December 2020
Woman holding a keyless car fob next to a car with a digital image of a padlock on the door
Tackling keyless car crime

Vehicle crime has a huge impact on people’s lives and criminals are using new technology to steals cars. Humberside Police…

11 December 2020
Mum and young son looking at picture of Dolly Parton
Parents praise ‘fantastic’ Imagination Library

Parents have responded in their hundreds to praise North Lincolnshire Council’s Imagination Library, which sends a book every month to…

11 December 2020
A boy and a man standing in a rural area with spades
Winteringham trees among first on our Northern Forest tree register

Trees planted by children from Winteringham are among the first to be registered on our newly launched tree register. The…

10 December 2020
Photograph of Holly Mumby-Croft, MP for Scunthorpe, opening Scunthorpe Sports Direct store
New town centre Sports Direct store opened by Scunthorpe MP

A new Sports Direct store has opened in Scunthorpe town centre, with residents encouraged to shop local and stay safe…

10 December 2020
Photograph of local MPs, Leader of North Lincolnshire Council, Cllr Rob Waltham and cabinet member for children and families, Cllr Julie Reed, pictured with vouchers
£280,000 Government funding to provide food vouchers for more than 6,000 local children

Thousands of North Lincolnshire families will receive food vouchers to help support them during the Christmas holidays. All children in…

10 December 2020
Photograph of Cllr Rob Waltham and Des Comerford outside True Heroes London
New clothing store opens in Scunthorpe as residents encouraged to shop local

A new clothing store has opened in the heart of Scunthorpe town centre, as residents are encouraged to back small…

4 December 2020
Threee young teenage boys holding spades in a field of newly planted trees
Baysgarth School hosts planting of 3,300 Northern Forest trees

Local charities, business, schools, veterans and volunteers have come together to plant 3,300 trees at Baysgarth School, giving the North…

4 December 2020