People, Health and Care

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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
Doctor preparing flu vaccine for older man
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
Kingsway Gardens - Fostering Flowerbed - Montage
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
Family Adop[tion Links graphic. A boy is cutting star shapes from dough. Text reads "Thinking of adoption?"
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