People, Health and Care

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
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
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Council continues its pledge to end male violence against women

North Lincolnshire Council has taken a stand to end all male violence against women by becoming White Ribbon accredited once…

24 November 2023
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Care for adults in North Lincolnshire recognised as ‘Good’

The care and support for adults across North Lincolnshire who do not get it from family, friends or the community…

17 November 2023
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Armed forces past and present to be commemorated

North Lincolnshire will honour the fallen on this years’ Remembrance Sunday on 12 November, starting with a military parade. This…

7 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
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Smokers are urged to follow hundreds of others that have quit the habit with support

Hundreds of people in North Lincolnshire have quit smoking over the past six years thanks to support and help from…

31 October 2023
Photo of Chloe at The Fostering Network Excellence Awards
Teenager living in foster care in North Lincolnshire wins prestigious Fostering Excellence Award

A young mum in North Lincolnshire has been awarded a prestigious Fostering Excellence Award, recognising her outstanding achievements while living…

18 October 2023
Burned and damaged play equipment in a children's play park
Arson attack at children’s play park condemned as ‘mindless’

A devastating arson attack at a Scunthorpe play park has been condemned after causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.…

17 October 2023
Collage of three portraits of people who were adopted. Photographs taken by celebrity photographer Philip Sinden
Find the missing piece of your family this National Adoption Week

It’s National Adoption Week and local agency Family Adoption Links North Lincolnshire has organised a week of activities to celebrate…

16 October 2023
Church Square House purple for pancreatic cancer awareness month
Council objects in the strongest possible terms to hospital service reductions in Scunthorpe

At a North Lincolnshire Council meeting councillors voted unanimously to object to proposals to move some services out of Scunthorpe…

6 October 2023
Doctors, nurses and patients in a hospital corridor.
Council secures further answers from health bosses as consultation on moving services from Scunthorpe launched

The council’s Health and Wellbeing Board – chaired by council leader Rob Waltham – has secured commitments for further detail…

4 October 2023
Older people enjoying a seated exercise class
LiveWell: Live – Don’t miss our week-long of special events to help you live your best independent life

LiveWell is on tour and coming to a community hub near you! We have a week-long series of exciting events…

29 September 2023
Fostering Film Any Of Us - showing behind the scenes.
Any Of Us can foster…because it really can be you who makes the difference

Any Of Us can foster a child or young person, if they have a big heart to care. That is…

26 September 2023
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Extra £2.5m Government cash boost to keep hundreds more families warm

Hundreds more families will be kept warm through winter thanks to the latest cash boost from Government – taking the…

22 September 2023