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People, Health and Care

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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
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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
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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
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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
List of Foster Care Fortnight roadshow events
Change a future – take a leap into fostering

This year to celebrate Foster Care Fortnight (9 to 22 May 2022), North Lincolnshire Council’s foster carers will be taking…

5 May 2022
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Start your career in care today: popular free childcare for care workers scheme extended

Even more care workers across North Lincolnshire will be able to benefit from free childcare this year, boosting health and…

4 May 2022
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Thousands of pensioners given £60 boost for food shopping

More than 3,200 pensioners across North Lincolnshire will be given £60 worth of vouchers to help with food shopping. The…

1 April 2022
Be part of a young person’s story. Become a foster carer. 

Foster carers come from all walks of life and don’t need any specific qualifications to help make a huge difference…

31 March 2022
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Young adults helped with extra cash

A group of young adults from across North Lincolnshire are set for a cash boost to help with fuel bills,…

30 March 2022
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Covid-19 cases on the rise two years after first lockdown

Coronavirus is increasing once again in our area as the two-year anniversary of the first UK lockdown passes. The Covid-19…

25 March 2022
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Help your child discover their future

Your child will find their wings at the free family Discover event in Scunthorpe this Saturday. The event, organised by…

17 March 2022