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Planning and Environment

Aerial photograph showing Barton Upon Humber landmarks
Barton link road plans: Have your say on the future of North Lincolnshire

Residents and businesses are being invited to comment on the final stage of the area’s new Local Plan, which includes…

9 June 2022
Photograph shows a floral display in Amcotts, surrounding an information board explaining the Amcotts moor woman
North Lincolnshire village reaches national finals of gardening competition

A North Lincolnshire village has reached the national finals of the prestigious RHS Britain in Bloom awards. Amcotts, which is…

7 June 2022
Photograph shows Andrew Percy, MP for Brigg and Goole, sat with volunteers at the new Normanby Wellbeing Garden
Beautiful wellbeing garden is the latest addition to award-winning country park

A beautiful wellbeing garden has been officially opened in the grounds of Normanby Hall Country Park. The council’s Parks and…

31 May 2022
Seized noise making equipment
Noise equipment donated to women’s refuge following prosecution

Noisy neighbours in Scunthorpe have had their noise making equipment seized including TVs, music systems and games consoles, which have…

19 May 2022
Photograph shows a chainsaw carving of the Haxey Fool at the Axholme Line Nature Reserve
£10,000 cash boost to enhance Haxey Nature Reserve

Local wildlife and visitors are set to benefit after substantial funding has been confirmed to further enhance Axholme Line Nature…

17 May 2022
Mayor of North Lincolnshire and WI member planting a tree
Tree-planting scheme is making North Lincolnshire greener

The winter tree planting season has closed on a high note as North Lincolnshire Council clocks up more than 92,000…

21 April 2022
Aerial view of Ashby
Plans for continuous improvement of air quality in North Lincolnshire

Air quality will be improved over the coming years as part of a plan by North Lincolnshire Council. Initially, the…

5 April 2022
Inside Woodlands Crematorium
Woodlands Crematorium is opening its doors on the National Day of Reflection for bereaved families

North Lincolnshire Council is taking time to connect, supporting the millions of people who are grieving, and remembering the family,…

15 March 2022
Graphic with trees and grass and rthe slogan 'Greening The Queensway'
New hedging creates green corridor along major Scunthorpe road

Four miles of hedging has been planted along a major arterial route in Scunthorpe as part of North Lincolnshire Council’s…

2 March 2022
Artist impression of the enterprise and innovation hub
New dawn rises for high street as green light given for radical transformation

A new future for Scunthorpe town centre will be created as plans for a revolutionary new high-street concept have been…

10 February 2022
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A green future: Council pledge to be net-zero trailblazer by 2030

North Lincolnshire Council will end its contribution to climate change and become carbon neutral by 2030. The pledge comes as…

24 January 2022
Aerial view of Waters' Edhe at Barton, showing new solar panels on roof with banks of the Humber to the north of the photo
Waters’ Edge Visitor Centre to save £7,000 a year thanks to new solar panels

Waters’ Edge Visitor Centre in Barton upon Humber will slash its energy costs by thousands of pounds and cut its…

18 January 2022
Aerial view of formal flower beds in Kingsway Gardens, Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire’s beautiful parks and gardens in running for national award

The region’s beautiful parks and gardens have received national recognition after being shortlisted for a coveted award from environmental charity…

31 December 2021
Holly Mumby-Croft Mp, Cllr Rose, Cllr Waltham tree-planting on a section of grass off Queensway in Scunthorpe
Get planting! Council tree scheme is a growing success

The winter planting season has begun which means it is the perfect time to plant trees. Council staff and volunteers…

30 December 2021
Photo of people in winter clothing using spades to dog holes ready to plant trees
#PlantForOurFuture in National Tree Week

This week is National Tree Week, with people across the country planting thousands of trees to mark the start of…

30 November 2021