Planning and Environment

A picturesque path through Twigmoor Woods (photo: Hebbwah)
Help needed to restore and protect Twigmoor Woods

Residents are being urged to support a new initiative to help maintain the beauty of Twigmoor Woods and protect it…

14 September 2021
Photograph of a bee on daisy flowers in a meadow
Residents back plans to transform unused land and enhance environment

Proposals to transform a patch of unused land into urban orchards and community allotments have been backed by residents. In…

31 August 2021
Fly-tipping at Bottesford Beck
Covert cameras installed to catch fly-tippers in the act

Hidden cameras are being installed at fly-tipping hot spots to monitor illegal dumping as part of our war on litter.…

25 August 2021
Photograph of electric vehicles charging
Government cash investment in new electric vehicle charging points to power the council’s green revolution

New electric vehicle charging points will be installed in council-owned car parks across North Lincolnshire, thanks to the latest Government…

17 August 2021
Aerial view of Alkborough flats area
Council continues to invest in nature reserve car park near River Trent

North Lincolnshire Council has committed to continuing to invest in the car park for Alkborough Flats, which has become a…

12 August 2021
Wildflowers in bloom on central reservation of a18 Mottlash Hill in Scunthorpe
Residents go wild for flower-filled verges

Roadside verges across North Lincolnshire have burst into flower, sparking a rush of compliments from residents. Mottlash/Mortal Ash Hill (A18)…

5 August 2021
Brumby Wood
Dog owners urged to help protect local wildlife

The council is calling on dog owners to be extra vigilant when walking their dogs in green spaces and local…

15 July 2021
Rough grassland edged by trees with tree saplings and two people checking on the saplings
Call for tree-loving volunteers

Volunteers have come together to help care for Scunthorpe’s recently planted Northern Forest trees, part of North Lincolnshire Council’s ambitious…

9 July 2021
Man digging on Allotment - web
Proposals launched for urban orchard and community allotments in Scunthorpe

Council leaders are asking residents of Scunthorpe and Ashby for their views on transforming a patch of unused land into…

25 June 2021
Overgrown grass being strimmed
Council staff mow equivalent to 463 Wembley Stadiums in three weeks

A dedicated team of grass-cutters and strimmers have been out across North Lincolnshire tackling the unprecedented growth on our verges…

17 June 2021
Young plants in a large flower bed with large empty patches
Thieves decimate park flower beds

Residents are being asked to be on the alert for anyone acting suspiciously following the theft of more than 900…

7 June 2021
Seabirds on water
Police operation to protect rare seabirds

North Lincolnshire Council is backing a police operation to protect rare birds along the Humber Estuary under threat from off-road…

4 June 2021
Photograph of Ashby Ville, Scunthorpe
Enjoy the warm weather safely – don’t risk open water

North Lincolnshire residents are being reminded of the dangers of swimming in open water as temperatures continue to rise. In…

2 June 2021
Jack Johnson and Zaynah Jamal sat on a bench in Brigg - receiving his environment award
Jack takes on ‘litter bandits’ and wins Young Mayor’s award

Since the beginning of this year, a little boy called Jack Johnson, who is just 4 years old and lives…

21 May 2021
Photo of the Queen and Prine Charles next to a newly planted oak sapling (Pic: PA)
Plant a tree for the Jubilee

North Lincolnshire Council is supporting a new UK-wide initiative to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022 by planting trees.…

19 May 2021