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June 2020

Vision for Grimsby’s town centre future revealed

A PUBLIC and private partnership between North East Lincolnshire Council and the owners of Freshney Place is bidding for £25 million of Government cash to transform part of Grimsby Town Centre. The government has created the Future High Streets Fund…

1 year ago
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Local artists appointed to work on the St James Square project

BORN in the former Nunsthorpe Maternity Hospital and raised in Grimsby, talented international artist Annabel McCourt is delighted and proud to be working on a major project in the heart of the town. Annabel is one of two artists selected…

1 year ago
Resort’s balconies being surveyed next week

AS work to conserve Cleethorpes’ heritage continues, a second survey is to begin on the resort’s iconic Victorian balconies. Specialists will examine the structures outside six properties along the retail side of Alexandra Road later this month, ensuring they assess…

1 year ago
Wildlife and industry, side by side

RARE nesting birds, a herd of Hereford yearling cattle, and even the odd deer or two – an increasing variety of animals are existing happily side-by-side at the South Humber Bank’s award-winning mitigation wildlife site. Those in charge are particularly…

1 year ago
Being ‘Loyal to Local’ has never been more important

The businesses that make up our local high streets, offices, business parks and industrial sites, along with the thousands of self-employed traders, and entrepreneurs across the area are essential to the future of our towns and villages. As slowly but…

1 year ago
North East Lincolnshire gears up for reopening

North East Lincolnshire town centre businesses and organisations are working together to create safe spaces for visitors and customers. High street shops and shopping centres are set to re-open on Monday, (June 15) as part of the Government’s plan to…

1 year ago
Ice Factory roof to be assessed

GRIMSBY’S Grade 2* listed Ice Factory building is to undergo a vital roof assessment, as work to facilitate its multi-million-pound regeneration continues. Historic England has awarded North East Lincolnshire Council, which is working with GGIFT (Great Grimsby Ice Factory Trust),…

1 year ago
Reopening the high streets safely – Cleethorpes update

Major changes are due to come into place in the centre of Cleethorpes to help the high street reopen safely on 15 June. Following the relaxation of some of the Government’s lock-down measures, work has been ongoing to look at…

1 year ago
Humber Bank Link Road
Work to resume on the £8.5m Humber Link Road

WORK on the next phase of a new £8.5m road linking the ports of Grimsby and Immingham starts next week (w/c June 8) following a Covid-related delay. Once complete the Humber Link Road will see a lot of heavy traffic…

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St James’ Square start on site

WORK will start on Monday, 8 June, on a £1.5m transformation of Grimsby’s St James’ Square, with plans that centre on creating a family-friendly space in the heart of the town. As final preparations are made for the re-construction of…

1 year ago
COVID-19: Discretionary grants for business – scheme open

As part of the response to the COVID-19 emergency, Government has announced various grants and loans available to help fund small businesses. The latest is a discretionary fund for local authorities to administer to locally. This additional fund is aimed…

1 year ago
Get involved in the Garth Lane project in Grimsby

CREATIVE work is set to shape a new bridge in the heart of Grimsby – and those behind the scheme want you to help decide on the themes that will be used. Meanwhile work is also starting on the carving…

1 year ago