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Planning and Environment

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…

26 November 2019
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…

5 November 2019
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…

3 September 2019
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,…

31 July 2019
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…

16 July 2019
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…

16 July 2019
Filling in a form
Council welcomes Government changes on vacant retail units

Retail units can now be converted to offices quickly and cheaply after the introduction of new Government legislation – a…

17 June 2019
unfinished roof of new house
Appleby to become North Lincolnshire’s first adopted Neighbourhood Plan

The Neighbourhood Plan for Appleby is in the process of being approved and will be the first to be used…

28 March 2019
A bench
Isle of Axholme Greenway benefits from £10,000 funding

The Isle of Axholme and Hatfield Chase Landscape Partnership has created new information boards and benches for visitors to enjoy…

25 March 2019
Engineers in florescent jackets line up a front of a yellow digger
Leader welcomes new South Ferriby flood defences

The Leader of North Lincolnshire Council, Cllr Rob Waltham, has welcomed work starting on new flood defences on the south…

25 March 2019
unfinished roof of new house
Green light for Kirton in Lindsey’s Neighbourhood Plan

The Neighbourhood Plan for developing Kirton in Lindsey over the next 10 to 15 years has been given the go…

15 March 2019
Goxhill map
Goxhill consults on first stage of plan for parish

Goxhill is taking the first steps on the road that will see the parish adopt a new planning blueprint for…

12 February 2019
Owston Ferry shop owners prosecuted for selling unsafe food

Two men, Abid Rafiq and Mohammed Rafiq, have been prosecuted for selling unsafe food at the Owston Ferry Store, High…

6 February 2019
Cllrs on footpath
Council invests £9,000 to improve Bottesford Beck footpath

The council is investing £9,000 to resurface the footpath at Bottesford Beck to improve the visitor experience for walkers, cyclists…

10 December 2018
Riddings Pool building
New biomass boiler cuts carbon footprint at Riddings

The new biomass boiler installed at Riddings in Scunthorpe will heat the library, pool and leisure facility and cut our…

30 November 2018