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Planning and Environment

Photograph of Alkborough
Bid made to recognise rural North Lincolnshire’s...
28 July 2020

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

Cllr Waltham stood with his composter
Council leader commits to environmentally friendly ways with new...
10 July 2020

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

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Scunthorpe’s Queensway set for dramatic environmental makeover
11 June 2020

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

Blue Lagoon
Blue-green algae outbreak at Blue Lagoon
26 November 2019

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

Pile of tyres
Think before you buy part worn tyres
5 November 2019

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

Environmental Health and Humberside Police
North Lincolnshire Council and Humberside Police recognised for...
3 September 2019

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

Artist impression of Lincolnshire Lakes
2,500 homes plan approved in major step forward for Lincolnshire...
31 July 2019

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

Two of the council's electric vehicles
North Lincolnshire Council reduces CO2 emissions by a third in...
16 July 2019

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

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
16 July 2019

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

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Council welcomes Government changes on vacant retail units
17 June 2019

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

unfinished roof of new house
Appleby to become North Lincolnshire’s first adopted...
28 March 2019

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

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Isle of Axholme Greenway benefits from £10,000 funding
25 March 2019

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

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

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

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

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

Goxhill map
Goxhill consults on first stage of plan for parish
12 February 2019

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