Planning and Environment

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Nature in Lincolnshire: what matters most to you?

Share your thoughts on nature in Greater Lincolnshire to help shape a new Local Nature Recovery Strategy for the area.…

22 September 2023
Showstopping 50-foot whale the star of Scunthorpe’s free family-fun day

Explorers will be able to journey into the belly of an enormous inflatable whale at a brand-new family-fun day coming…

18 September 2023
Brumby Wood, Scunthorpe
Council pledge to further conserve and enhance wildlife habitats across North Lincolnshire

A wide-reaching plan to weave biodiversity into every aspect of the council’s remit across North Lincolnshire has been agreed. It…

6 September 2023
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Council leader welcomes Government commitment to green technology investments

The leader of North Lincolnshire Council has welcomed a Government announcement taking a pioneering carbon capture project to the next…

18 August 2023
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North Lincolnshire Council joins in celebrations for Love Parks Week

North Lincolnshire’s parks will be among hundreds of parks across the country taking part in Love Parks Week 2023, with…

28 July 2023
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Councillors back communities in fight against plans for new powerlines set to run through heart of Isle of Axholme

Senior councillors have called on National Grid bosses to rethink the route of new high-voltage power lines – with proposals…

21 July 2023
The 100000th tree being planted on Scunthorpe's Kingsway by elected members with council officers looking on
Major milestone reached as 100,000th North Lincolnshire tree is planted

The 100,000th tree in the council’s ambitious plan to create swathes of new green areas across the region has been…

18 July 2023
Tree planting at Jubilee Park
Jubilee Park awarded the coveted Green Flag Award as it is officially recognised as one of the country’s best parks

Today, North Lincolnshire Council is celebrating after receiving a sixth Green Flag Award for the parks within North Lincolnshire and…

18 July 2023
Saplings planted in a woodland
Help us find more land to plant more trees

Local residents are being asked to suggest areas to transform into woodland as part of the council’s commitment to plant…

5 July 2023
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Free wildlife ponds for landowners

North Lincolnshire landowners can bring to life a forgotten piece of land or neglected pond while helping the environment thanks…

13 June 2023
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Help schools reduce their energy bills by buying a community share

A ground-breaking new scheme to help even more Scunthorpe schools go green is moving to its next stage – a…

17 March 2023
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Showing pride in our places: North Lincolnshire Council supports Great British Spring Clean 2023

North Lincolnshire Council is encouraging residents and businesses to pledge to help clear up litter from across our area during…

3 March 2023
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Air quality improving in North Lincolnshire

Air quality in North Lincolnshire continues to improve. The council is now further investing, alongside industry, Government and local businesses.…

31 January 2023
Bottesford Beck flytipping
Fines warning as council launches New Year clampdown to stop post-festive fly-tipping

People across North Lincolnshire are being warned to dispose of their rubbish properly or risk a punishing fine. The amount…

11 January 2023
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Make a green pledge your New Year resolution

Everyone in North Lincolnshire is being urged to do their bit for the environment and make green pledges this New…

5 January 2023