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Planning and Environment

Cllr Waltham, Cllr Rose and Cllr Armiger planting a tree on Queensway.
Queen Elizabeth II honoured with hundreds of new trees on road that bears her name

Hundreds more trees have been planted along one of Scunthorpe’s major roads, delivering further on the council’s vision to plant…

15 November 2022
Cllr Armiger, Cllr Rose and Cllr Waltham planting a tree at Ashbyville.
Milestone moment as 100,000th new North Lincolnshire tree approaches

Ambitious plans to plant a tree for every resident in North Lincolnshire will reach a milestone as the 100,000th tree…

14 November 2022
An aerial view of the M181 motorway with aa roundabout in the distance
Burringham by-pass moves step closer as cash for next M181 development confirmed

Bids are being sought for a major investment to developing the road network across North Lincolnshire which will see a…

7 November 2022
Photograph shows an example of a Changing Places toilet, including a hoist and height-adjustable changing bench
Plans lodged to build new public toilet in Scunthorpe town centre

A planning application has been submitted to build a new public toilet in the heart of Scunthorpe town centre. Government…

2 November 2022
Photograph of a bee on daisy flowers in a meadow
It’s official: Mortal Ash wildflower meadow one of the best in the country

Scunthorpe’s green spaces and roadside meadows have been recognised nationally with three awards from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). The…

18 October 2022
Colourful close up photo of marigolds and petunias in a flowerbed
Blooming amazing – cash available for community planting across North Lincolnshire

Town and parish councils and community groups across North Lincolnshire are being invited to apply for cash to help get…

14 October 2022
Cllrs, MP and Isle of Axholme ward members.
Bid to be submitted to officially recognise Isle of Axholme for its outstanding natural beauty

A move to have the Isle of Axholme recognised for its outstanding natural beauty will be made by North Lincolnshire…

7 October 2022
Close up photograph of Cllr Rob Waltham MBE with trees in the background
Council leader pledges to protect communities against fracking in North Lincolnshire

Cllr Rob Waltham, leader, North Lincolnshire Council, has said he will back communities who do not want fracking in North…

5 October 2022
Photograph shows the Axholme Line Nature Reserve in Haxey
£10,000 transformation of Haxey Nature Reserve completed

A popular nature reserve has been transformed – creating an attractive destination for local wildlife and visitors alike. In a…

3 October 2022
Photo of a young woman walking through a meadow holding hands with two young boys
Green space protected for families to enjoy

A wildlife haven between Bottesford and Ashby is to be protected to create a three-mile corridor of green space for…

30 September 2022
Scunthorpe MP Holly Mumby-Croft, Cllr David Rose and council leader Rob Waltham planting a tree on the Queensway
Tree planting to be fast-tracked as council set to join Humber Forest partnership

People across North Lincolnshire will see even more trees planted across the area as the council joins a pan-Humber organisation…

5 September 2022
Photo of a man and two women from CorrBoard holding awards at the Humber Renewables Award
Local businesses awarded for their commitments to a renewable future

Two North Lincolnshire businesses have won major awards for their commitment to a renewable future. Scunthorpe-based CorrBoard and Humber-based refinery…

8 August 2022
Image showing solar panels with an orange sunset
Green Future plans reach national audience

The council’s ambitious A Green Future policy has reached a national audience after being presented at a UK conference of…

8 August 2022
Flowerbed in Sheffield Park in Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire’s parks are among the best in the country 

Five parks in North Lincolnshire have been awarded the coveted Green Flag Award 2022 and are officially recognised among the…

27 July 2022
Photo of teh Lincoln Imp pub with a picture of Rob Waltham
Bid to protect Lincoln Imp as council recognises iconic music venue

A campaign to save a popular pub and music venue has been given a major boost after the council officially…

19 July 2022