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People, Health and Care

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Almost 5,000 pensioners to receive second £100 payment to help with energy bills

Around 5,000 pensioners will receive another £100 cash boost over the next few days as part of a £2.6m Government…

30 January 2023
New care recruitment hub and agency bank makes it easier for people to start their life-changing career in care

Kind and compassionate people across North Lincolnshire are being urged to do something amazing this year and become care workers,…

27 January 2023
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Take time to look after your body and mind

With the festive season fast approaching it can be easy to consume more alcohol than intended, either whilst at home…

23 December 2022
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Adult social care rises further up national rankings to cement place among best in the country

The care and support for adults in North Lincolnshire who do not get it from family, friends or neighbours has…

6 December 2022
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Visionary leadership and unwavering ambition make support for children in North Lincolnshire best in the country

Children and families in North Lincolnshire have access to the best support in the country. North Lincolnshire Council has been…

25 November 2022
A Fostering Christmas 2022
Gift a child a brighter future and begin your fostering journey this Christmas

Since the first glimpse of the new John Lewis Christmas advert, the Fostering Team at North Lincolnshire Council have skated…

23 November 2022
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Boost your immune system this winter and grab your jab

Getting the Covid-19 Autumn booster vaccine is vital to protect people and care services over winter. Whether it is the…

9 November 2022
White letters on a purple background saying Top up your immunity this winter.
Join the 40,000 local people who have already had their autumn booster

Almost 40,000 people in North Lincolnshire have had their Covid-19 autumn booster in just over a month. These include care…

20 October 2022
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New garden in Scunthorpe promises a ‘bright and blossoming future’ for fostering

Young people have helped council staff plant a new garden dedicated to fostering. The flower bed, in Kingsway Gardens, pays…

13 October 2022
An older woman in an organge jumper sitting on a bed is handed a mug of tea by a care worker
Council support to help people live independently praised by inspectors

Council support to keep people independent in their own homes has recently received a glowing report from inspectors from the…

11 October 2022
Thinking about starting your adoption journey?

We want to hear from people who can offer a child a warm, loving home. We are looking for adopters…

6 October 2022
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
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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