December 2021

Photograph of a coffee shop owner taking a phone call
Hospitality businesses can now apply for up to £6,000 from Government’s £1bn grant pot

Hospitality and leisure businesses can now apply for grant funding to help them protect jobs from the impact of the…

31 December 2021
Aerial view of formal flower beds in Kingsway Gardens, Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire’s beautiful parks and gardens in running for national award

The region’s beautiful parks and gardens have received national recognition after being shortlisted for a coveted award from environmental charity…

31 December 2021
Holly Mumby-Croft Mp, Cllr Rose, Cllr Waltham tree-planting on a section of grass off Queensway in Scunthorpe
Get planting! Council tree scheme is a growing success

The winter planting season has begun which means it is the perfect time to plant trees. Council staff and volunteers…

30 December 2021
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No new restrictions for New Year – but take precautions says health expert

Although the Government did not put in place any new restrictions before the New Year Eve, public health bosses say…

30 December 2021
Photograph of councillors, teachers and pupils pictured with literacy packs at Holme Valley Primary School
Literacy packs boost children’s reading and writing skills

More than 200 literacy packs have been given to families across Scunthorpe, helping to boost reading and writing skills at…

29 December 2021
A woman sorting Christmas wrapping paper into her blue recycling box
It’s time to resolve to recycle more

The great Christmas clear-up has begun as we begin to tidy up after the festivities. We create more rubbish at…

29 December 2021
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Apply for your child’s school place before January deadline

Families who have children due to start primary school in September 2022 are being reminded to apply for a school…

24 December 2021
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Join Home First and make a difference to people’s lives

North Lincolnshire Home First Community team will be at St John’s Market in Scunthorpe on Friday 7 January 2022 from…

23 December 2021
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200 plus suspected cases of omicron in North Lincolnshire

Public health officials are urging people to get the booster jab as soon as possible, as more than 200 suspected…

23 December 2021
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Council leader welcomes Government announcement for £1bn fund to support hospitality sector

A new £1bn fund to help hospitality businesses through tough trading conditions has been announced by Government. North Lincolnshire Council’s…

21 December 2021
Photograph of councillors and pupils holding Imagination Library books at Holme Valley primary school in Scunthorpe
700,000 books and counting: the incredible success story of North Lincolnshire’s Imagination Library

The incredible success of North Lincolnshire’s Imagination Library scheme has been celebrated in a new report. Through the much-loved scheme,…

21 December 2021
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Government cash helps more children to enjoy activities this Christmas

Children and young people across North Lincolnshire will be able to enjoy a Christmas break of fun, festive activities, thanks…

17 December 2021
Bowls balls on indoor green
Scunthorpe club bowled over as council cash tops more than £80,000 for major refurbishment

A new world-class playing surface has been laid at Scunthorpe Indoor Bowls Club with cash from North Lincolnshire Council. The…

16 December 2021
New vaccine centre to open as booster drive gears up in North Lincolnshire

People across North Lincolnshire are being urged to get their Covid-19 booster jab when they can to help fight off…

16 December 2021
Photograph of the windfarm at Keadby
Quarter of a million-grant cash to make local businesses greener 

A £250,000 grant pot of Government cash is to be used to help businesses invest in low energy technology -…

14 December 2021