Planning and Environment

Holly MUmby Croft MP, Cllr David Rose, Cllr Rob Waltham planting a tree on a grassed area in Scunthorpe
Ambitious plans revealed to create 25 acres of urban woodland in Scunthorpe

Residents are being urged to help plant tens of thousands of trees across North Lincolnshire to help reach an ambitious…

1 week ago
Green Flag in KIngsway Gardens, Scunthjorpe. with councillors and park staff
North Lincolnshire parks recognised as among best in country

Four North Lincolnshire parks have once again been recognised as among the finest green spaces in the UK by retaining…

2 weeks ago
a road with lights moving quickly down it, depicting ultrafast broadband
Play your part to increase broadband speeds in North Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire Council is working with telecoms providers to bring ultrafast broadband to the area and needs local people to…

1 month ago
Scenic picture of a stretch of water and clouds with a windfarm in the background
£4.3m Government cash will open up new North Lincolnshire port development

North Lincolnshire’s economy is to receive a £4.3m boost thanks to £25.8 million awarded to Lincolnshire as part of the…

3 months ago
Photograph of the path leading towards the visitor centre at Water's Edge
Volunteers play vital role in maintaining nature reserves across North Lincolnshire

In North Lincolnshire there are 17 local nature reserves across the county and the council is supported by a dedicated…

3 months ago
Photograph of Alkborough
Bid made to recognise rural North Lincolnshire’s outstanding natural beauty

A move to have parts of North Lincolnshire recognised for its outstanding natural beauty has been made by North Lincolnshire…

3 months ago
Ashbyville pond
Stay safe around open water – don’t take the risk

The council is warning people about the importance of water safety and urging them not to put themselves in danger…

3 months ago
Cllr Waltham stood with his composter
Council leader commits to environmentally friendly ways with new composter

North Lincolnshire Council Leader, Cllr Rob Waltham receives composter after handing back his brown bin to reduce his carbon footprint.…

4 months ago
Person planting a tree
Scunthorpe’s Queensway set for dramatic environmental makeover

A major arterial route in Scunthorpe is set to undergo a dramatic environmental makeover, enhancing the space for residents and…

5 months ago
Blue Lagoon
Blue-green algae outbreak at Blue Lagoon

North Lincolnshire Council has received reports of a blue-green algae outbreak at Blue Lagoon on Normanby Road in Scunthorpe. Test…

11 months ago
Pile of tyres
Think before you buy part worn tyres

Residents in North Lincolnshire are being warned to check part worn tyres are safe before they buy them. Trading standards…

12 months ago
Environmental Health and Humberside Police
North Lincolnshire Council and Humberside Police recognised for partnership working at national awards

North Lincolnshire Council and Humberside Police have been successful in making it to the finals of the Chartered Institute of…

1 year ago
Artist impression of Lincolnshire Lakes
2,500 homes plan approved in major step forward for Lincolnshire Lakes scheme

North Lincolnshire Council’s planning committee has today (Wednesday 31 July 2019) given planning permission for 2,500 new homes, a lake,…

1 year ago
Two of the council's electric vehicles
North Lincolnshire Council reduces CO2 emissions by a third in two years – bringing total savings to more than £12m

North Lincolnshire Council has reduced its carbon emissions by more than 6,000 tonnes in the last two years – smashing…

1 year ago
Ward members, the leader of the council and the local MP meet with the Environment Agency in South Ferriby
Flood defence work gathers pace on south Humber bank

A new £12m flood defence is being built on the south Humber bank in North Lincolnshire. Work began in March…

1 year ago