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May 2022

Novartis Ings site
Work has started on a second mitigation site to benefit wildlife on the south bank of the Humber

Work has started on the creation of another unique wildlife site, “Novartis Ings” on the south bank of the Humber which will provide industrial opportunity along the South Humber Bank in the decades ahead. As previously reported, Novartis transferred a…

4 weeks ago
Elevation drawings of the building
Heritage works starting at No 41

No 41, Alexandra Road, also known as Woodliffe Villa, Cleethorpes is the latest building to receive Townscape Heritage funding. Starting today, 7 March 2022, conservation and restoration work to the front façade will help return this Grade II listed building to…

4 months ago
Think Cleethorpes
Think Cleethorpes Draft Masterplan

More than 2700 people took part in the Think Cleethorpes Masterplan survey, and it’s now heading into the democratic process prior to adoption by North East Lincolnshire Council. “The beauty of Cleethorpes is the town’s varied seafront offer and its…

4 months ago
Alfred Enderby smokehouse on the Kasbah, Grimsby Docks
Kasbah Conservation Area Management Plan

The unique nature of the Kasbah area of Grimsby docks, and how to manage it for the future, is the subject of a new management plan by conservation specialists, Alan Baxter Ltd. The Kasbah Conservation Area was designated in 2017,…

4 months ago
River Freshney water quality project completes

Work finished last week on a key project to improve the water quality of the River Freshney in Grimsby Town Centre with more than 2230 tonnes of silt removed from the riverbed over four weeks. Specialist contractor, Ebsford Environmental, were…

4 months ago
Alfred Enderby smokehouse on the Kasbah, Grimsby Docks
Alfred Enderby’s heritage grant boost

A second project on Grimsby’s historic docks has received a heritage grant worth £121,490 to help them turn their plans into reality. The Alfred Enderby Smokehouse has been awarded a grant to undertake conservation repairs and reinstate historic features at…

4 months ago
Gy and Clee shops are two of the “most loved” in the UK

Two North East Lincolnshire businesses top the charts as most loved businesses in the UK for Love Local Day. The annual event which began in 2019 and is run by digital shopping platform, LoveAppy, takes place on February 14 and…

4 months ago
Installation of Grimsby’s Murmuration begins

Installation of Grimsby Artist’s Annabel McCourt’s new public artwork Murmuration will begin on Tuesday 26 October when hundreds of tiny copper silhouettes will begin to appear in St James’ Square. Like a flock of birds, moving as one. The artwork,…

8 months ago
Current frontages buildings 8 9 and 10
It’s green for go for the new creative workspace

Plans have been approved for a brand-new workspace which will be created on Grimsby docks for a mixture of artists and creative entrepreneurs. World renowned conservation architects and historic buildings consultants, Donald Insall Associates, were appointed last year to develop…

8 months ago
Diversification creates new opportunities in commercial vehicles market for Grimsby garage

The Background RG Motor Services is one of the leading independent garages in Grimsby, providing MOT testing, servicing, and car repairs for all makes and models including the latest hybrid and electric vehicles. Specialising in all aspects of car maintenance…

9 months ago
Stone circles
Circles of stone

If you’ve been down to the Garth Lane site over the last month or so, you might have noticed the wind turbine designs in the paving. Now, an extra element has been added, thanks to the input from local people.…

10 months ago
Photo taken of the Cleethorpes Pier
Support needed to help create a new masterplan for Cleethorpes

The hunt is on to find some specialist expertise to support North East Lincolnshire Council to help make Cleethorpes a year-round resort. As recently reported, the Council is looking for some external support to create a new Masterplan for the…

10 months ago
News Article for InvestNEL for Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham
Grimsby Western Strategic Link Road takes a step forward

North East Lincolnshire’s Cabinet have approved the next stage of plans to unlock the next stage of the Strategic Link Road – a key project in the council’s ambition to improve sustainable transport options, and reduce congestion, journey times and…

1 year ago
News Article for InvestNEL for Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham
Town centre plans approved by Cabinet

Two major projects for Grimsby town centre will take a major step forward following this week’s Cabinet meeting. Between the Future High Streets’ Fund and the Towns Fund, the Council has secured nearly £40million to be spent in Grimsby town…

1 year ago
Mayor of North East Lincolnshire, Cllr David Hasthorpe and Madam Mayoress at St James Square
A new Mayor for a new square

A NEW Mayor for a new square – just hours after officially accepting the role as North East Lincolnshire’s new civic head, Cllr David Hasthorpe led the first official walk through of Grimsby’s transformed St James’ Square. Although there are…

1 year ago
News Article for InvestNEL for Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham
Multi-million pound boost to Grimsby Town centre confirmed by Government

More than £17million has been awarded to North East Lincolnshire to deliver sweeping changes to the heart of Grimsby, including a fresh home for Grimsby’s Top Town Market, a new cinema and leisure units nearby. Following the initial submission in…

1 year ago
Photo taken of the Cleethorpes Pier
Oh we do like to be beside the (award-winning and safe) seaside

The Blue Flag will be flying high once again in Cleethorpes as the resort’s Central beach, from Wonderland through to the leisure centre, has secured the prestigious international award for water quality. Cleethorpes Central beach joins the country’s very best…

1 year ago
News Article for InvestNEL for Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham
Works begin in Riverhead Square, Grimsby on Monday

NEW paving work in a section of Riverhead Square starts on Monday as a fore-runner to a planned major overhaul of the public space in central Grimsby. The phase one work will focus on a stretch from the Victoria Street…

1 year ago
Corporation Bridge in Grimsby
Multi-million pound “landmark’’ boost for North East Lincolnshire

High profile announcements in the Chancellor’s Budget speech today (Wednesday 3 March) have been described as huge declarations of support for the borough by North East Lincolnshire Council. News that the Humber is to be one of Britain’s newly-established Freeports,…

1 year ago
North Prom exercise furniture
New exercise furniture installed on the North Prom

STREET furniture designed to rest, chat or exercise on has been installed along Cleethorpes’ North Prom – but it comes with a reminder for people to comply with lockdown and resist the temptation to use or view it straight away.…

1 year ago