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#Environment

Cllr Armiger, Cllr Rose and Cllr Waltham planting a tree at Ashbyville.
Milestone moment as 100,000th new North Lincolnshire tree approaches

Ambitious plans to plant a tree for every resident in North Lincolnshire will reach a milestone as the 100,000th tree…

14 November 2022
Cllrs, MP and Isle of Axholme ward members.
Bid to be submitted to officially recognise Isle of Axholme for its outstanding natural beauty

A move to have the Isle of Axholme recognised for its outstanding natural beauty will be made by North Lincolnshire…

7 October 2022
Close up photograph of Cllr Rob Waltham MBE with trees in the background
Council leader pledges to protect communities against fracking in North Lincolnshire

Cllr Rob Waltham, leader, North Lincolnshire Council, has said he will back communities who do not want fracking in North…

5 October 2022
Putting a paper cup into a bin
No rubbish excuses: Extra bins installed in Scunthorpe as war on litter louts intensifies

A suite of new waste bins is being installed in the Crosby area of Scunthorpe – with street cleaning rounds…

18 August 2022
Girl and boy playing on a tyre swing in the garden
Win a family pass to Normanby Hall Country Park by re-using rescued fly tipped tyres

To kickstart the Young Mayor Environmental Award Project the Young Mayor, Alexia Dibdin, has launched a competition for residents to…

29 June 2022
Aerial view of Ashby
Plans for continuous improvement of air quality in North Lincolnshire

Air quality will be improved over the coming years as part of a plan by North Lincolnshire Council. Initially, the…

5 April 2022
Brown and copper graphic showing solar panels and advertising the Sustainability Grant
More cash to help local businesses go greener

The Sustainability Business Grant – designed to help local businesses invest in low energy technology – is being reopened following…

1 March 2022
Aerial view of Scunthorpe with fields, trees adn solar panels in the foreground and industry and housing in the distance beneath a blue sky
Budget 2022: Environment at heart of council as net-zero ambition embedded into budget plans

Protecting and enhancing the environment has been hard-wired into every part of North Lincolnshire Council’s budget. A scheme to support…

25 February 2022
Berkeley Circle - Drone pic_web
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
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
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
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