People, Health and Care

Picture of the official opening of the new baby feeding area in SJM.
A new safe space for parents to feed their babies opens in Scunthorpe

A dedicated area for parents to feed their babies has opened in St Johns Market in Scunthorpe Town Centre. The…

3 October 2022
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Scunthorpe business fined for the illegal sale of a vape to someone underage

Following an investigation, a Scunthorpe business has been found guilty of selling vapes to underage people in North Lincolnshire and…

29 September 2022
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Could you adopt and change a child’s life?

Are you thinking of creating or growing your family through adoption? Family Adoption Links North Lincolnshire is searching for loving…

8 September 2022
People holding yellow ribbons in their hands - World Suicide Prevention Day
Working together to prevent suicide

Saturday 10 September is World Suicide Prevention Day and this year’s theme is ‘Creating Hope Through Action’ to encourage and…

1 September 2022
A lineup of police, fire officers, councillors including Rob Waltham in front of Ashbyville Pond
Education, enforcement and restricting access at heart of plan to reduce dangers at local pond

A three-pronged approach to reduce risks at a notorious local pond and other open water has today been green-stamped by…

11 August 2022
Supported lodgings poster with a young girl being taught DIY
Help a young person – become a supported lodgings host

Could you help shape and support the life of a young person? If so, we need you and your skills…

11 August 2022
Patient receives first covid-19 vaccine
Life-saving vaccination programme up for national award

The life-saving vaccine rollout programme in North Lincolnshire has been shortlisted for a prestigious national honour. The campaign has been…

8 August 2022
Photo of The Pods in Scunthorpe
All council buildings designated as safe spaces for people in need

All council buildings have been designated as ‘safe spaces’, enabling people to access facilities, advice and guidance in the heart…

22 July 2022
Photograph showing Scunthorpe MP Holly Mumby-Croft and councillors pictured on electric mopeds
Green transport boost helps more homecare workers to support residents

A new fleet of clean, green and affordable electric mopeds will help homecare workers ensure more residents stay safe and…

20 July 2022
Four people, including Rob Waltham and Holly Mumby Croft standing next to a large yellow digger on a building site
Levelling-up: Work starts on ​new £6m ​facility for local families

Work has begun on ​the new £6m multi-purpose campus ​set to offer vital support to families and young people with…

18 July 2022
Armed Forces Day flag
Flag raising ceremony commemorates armed forces  

The Mayor of North Lincolnshire, Cllr John Briggs, will raise the Armed Forces Day flag on Monday 13 June in…

8 June 2022
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Carers Week – Make caring visible, valued, and supported

North Lincolnshire Council have made a pledge this Carers Week (6 to 12 June) to make caring visible, valued and…

7 June 2022
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Calling all workplaces in North Lincolnshire – take part in the Get Active Challenge

This June workplaces are encouraged to take part in the Get Active Challenge to improve their health and wellbeing –…

12 May 2022
Photograph shows artist impression of new short-breaks care offer building
More levelling-up for our area: New purpose built short-break care offer to support families in North Lincolnshire

Almost £6m will be invested in a new multi-purpose facility offering short-break care in Scunthorpe, helping support families and young…

6 May 2022
Group of friends laughing and enjoying coffee
Help lift someone out of loneliness during Mental Health Awareness Week

Reach out to someone who may be suffering from the effects of loneliness – that is the message during next…

6 May 2022