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#Environment

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
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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
Two drivers with facecoverings standing either side of a Skiploader vehicle
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
Grounds maintenance staff celebrate their Green Flag Award for Central Park in Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire parks still among the best in the UK

Four parks in Scunthorpe and Barton upon Humber have been recognised among the UK’s very best green spaces and have…

6 August 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
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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