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#Environment

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A green future: Council pledge to be net-zero trailblazer by 2030

North Lincolnshire Council will end its contribution to climate change and become carbon neutral by 2030. The pledge comes as…

24 January 2022
Photograph of the windfarm at Keadby
Quarter of a million-grant cash to make local businesses greener 

A £250,000 grant pot of Government cash is to be used to help businesses invest in low energy technology -…

14 December 2021
Photograph of Cllr Rob Waltham at the official opening of South Ferriby's flood defences
Council leader welcomes completion of £14m South Ferriby flood defences

The leader of North Lincolnshire Council has welcomed the completion of flood defences which will help to protect residents and…

25 October 2021
Graphic with photo of a peacock urging people to have their say on green future of North Lincolnshire
Have your say on future of North Lincolnshire’s environment 

A far-sighted prospectus laying out North Lincolnshire Council’s ambition for the environment is now open to consultation from residents. A Green Future…

30 September 2021
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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
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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
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
Tilly and Zaynah (Young Mayor) in Central Park holding Tilly's Don't litter poster with a litter picker
Young Mayor awards her first environment champion

The Young Mayor of North Lincolnshire, Zaynah Jamal, is very passionate to make North Lincolnshire a cleaner and greener place…

4 May 2021
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Fight climate change with Food Waste Action Week

A new campaign to help people waste less food launches next week. Food Waste Action Week runs from Monday 1…

25 February 2021
Five people ride electric scooters in a Scunthorpe car park
Scunthorpe hosts e-scooter trial as Government backs council’s green transport revolution

A major trial of electric scooters across Scunthorpe has been launched by North Lincolnshire Council after funding was confirmed. The…

23 December 2020
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New vehicles to improve efficiency at recycling centres

North Lincolnshire Council has taken delivery of two new vehicles to help quickly unload skips at household recycling centres (HRCs).…

17 November 2020
Four people on bikes and scooters outside Ancholme Leisure Centre, Brigg
Investment in electric vehicle revolution: scheme helping young people get to work and training goes green

A successful scheme to help young people travel to work or training has joined the green revolution – with low…

27 October 2020
Photograph of the path leading towards the visitor centre at Water's Edge
Volunteers play vital role in maintaining nature reserves across North Lincolnshire

In North Lincolnshire there are 17 local nature reserves across the county and the council is supported by a dedicated…

5 August 2020
Person planting a tree
Scunthorpe’s Queensway set for dramatic environmental makeover

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

11 June 2020
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Scunthorpe woodlands could be extended as part of carbon offsetting plans

Two woodland areas in Scunthorpe could be extended as part of the Government’s £50m  Woodland Carbon Guarantee scheme to tackle…

5 November 2019