Council News

Parliamentary Under Secretary State of Levelling Up Jacob Young, North East Lincolnshire Council Leader Cllr Philip Jackson, Cllr Martin Hill OBE from Lincolnshire County Council and Cllr Rob Waltham MBE from North Lincolnshire Council.
More than a million residents to have their say on devolution as North Lincolnshire Council backs proposal

Councillors at North Lincolnshire Council have joined colleagues from across Greater Lincolnshire in taking the next steps towards a historic…

4 December 2023
Make a difference, Join our Fostering Family this Christmas. Snowflakes, a christmas tree and illustrated children in the background of the image.
Give the brightest gift this year and become fostering friendly – championing all our children

The award-winning fostering team at North Lincolnshire Council are today launching their 12 days of fostering to highlight not only…

1 December 2023
Rob Waltham, Michelle Harkness, Holly MUmby Croft MP in front of a Welcome to Scunthorpe United sign
New homes and jobs to create sustainable future for Glanford Park as Government cash supports purchase

Newly formed not-for-profit buys Glanford Park. New homes to be built and new jobs created to build sustainable future for…

30 November 2023
Emma and Clare from the Fostering Team with the silver award and representing North Lincolnshire Council at the awards ceremony.
North Lincolnshire Council scoops silver at national awards

North Lincolnshire Council Fostering Team who were shortlisted for a prestigious award in recognition of their extraordinary practice went on…

30 November 2023
Cllr Martin Hill, leader of Lincolnshire County Council, Jacob Young, Parliamentary Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Cllr Rob Waltham, leader of North Lincolnshire Council and Cllr Phillip Jackson, leader of North East Lincolnshire Council, pictured signing devolution deal proposals in Scunthorpe
Historic devolution deal proposals signed during high level ministerial visit to Scunthorpe

A landmark devolution deal – set to bring new powers and millions of pounds of extra cash to Greater Lincolnshire…

27 November 2023
Group photo of the Lincs Lotto celebration event at 20-21 Visual Arts Centre in November 2023.
More than £300,000 raised for local communities thanks to players of Lincs Lotto

Local community groups, sports clubs and charities recently celebrated after reaching an incredible milestone by collectively raising more than £300,000…

27 November 2023
Photo of council leaders Rob Waltham, Phillip Jackson and Martin Hill, pictured holding the Lincolnshire flag
Devolution deal for Greater Lincolnshire welcomed by council leader

A historic devolution deal is set to bring new powers and millions of pounds of extra cash to Greater Lincolnshire,…

22 November 2023
An aerial view of Scunthorpe showing industrial units, streets and houses with a wind farm in the far distance
Levelling-Up: Scunthorpe town centre set for £16m Government cash boost for new jobs and homes

Scunthorpe will benefit from almost £16m Government cash to create more jobs and new town centre homes. This cash –…

20 November 2023
Graphic promoting Scunthorpe's Christmas Light Switch On on 25 November 2023. Includes pictures of walkabout puppets Hodman and Sally, Dame Annie Fanny and Viking FM morning presenters Alex and Nicola
Christmas starts here! Family fun at the Scunthorpe Christmas Light Switch On

Christmas comes to Scunthorpe town centre on Saturday 25 November, with an action-packed day of free family entertainment and special…

20 November 2023
North Lincolnshire Council's Proud to Care team hold their award at the LGC Workforce Awards
Proud to Care: North Lincolnshire Council celebrates adult social care award win

North Lincolnshire Council’s biggest ever care worker recruitment campaign has won a top national award. Proud to Care North Lincolnshire,…

10 November 2023
Photo of Scunthorpe Steelworks
Council and British Steel join forces to develop 300-acre opportunity

Thousands of green jobs could be created in Scunthorpe as a globally renowned consultancy firm starts work on a masterplan…

6 November 2023
Illustrated young person in foster care with Illustrated houses with the text Become a Short Breaks + foster carer.
Become a Short Breaks Foster Carer and really make a difference to children and families across North Lincolnshire

Great opportunity to join our team of Foster Carers who offer short breaks to children and young people with additional…

6 November 2023
Scunthorpe MP Holly Mumby-Croft and Cllr John Davison, pictured looking at plans outside St John's Church
Historic Scunthorpe church set for dramatic makeover as specialist craftsmen appointed

An award-winning contractor has been appointed for the dramatic makeover of St John’s Church – one of Scunthorpe’s most historic…

1 November 2023
Pictured at the entrance to the Parishes car park are, from left to right, Tracey Coyne, Jonathan Evison, Holly Mumby-Croft, and Cllr John Davison
Multi-storey car park set for high-tech upgrade as Government cash set to keep motorists safe

Scunthorpe’s multi-storey car park will receive a high-security upgrade thanks to a £250,000 cash boost. The major new crackdown will…

24 October 2023
Three people sitting in a soft play area at St John's market
Brand-new soft play centre at St John’s Market unveiled

A brand-new, free multi-level indoor soft play centre has been opened at St John’s Market in Scunthorpe. The bright and…

20 October 2023