Grimsby News

People walking across Garth Lane footbridge
Garth Lane footbridge replacement details

THE six-month closure of Garth Lane footbridge will take effect from Monday, September 28, as work begins to replace it with a showcase five-metre-wide structure. The closure is to enable the removal of the existing bridge. Extensive works will then…

6 days ago
Final preparations being made for replacement of Garth Lane footbridge

Final preparations are being made for the replacement of a footbridge as work to transform a popular area of Grimsby Town Centre progresses well. The centre-piece of Garth Lane’s current re-invention is a much wider five-metre pedestrian walkway over the…

1 month ago
Grimsby Creates…

“Grimsby Creates” has been launched to provide an umbrella brand for the cultural activity in Grimsby over the next three years, being funded through the Cultural Development Fund money. The programme, funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and…

1 month ago
Business support organisation sought for Grimsby’s creative sector

A unique opportunity has arisen for business support organisations to help develop Grimsby’s creative sector. The Grimsby Creates programme, using the Cultural Development Fund money, and led by North East Lincolnshire Council, is due to be launched soon. In the…

2 months ago
Framework going up at Stallingborough business park

STEEL framework appearing on the Stallingborough skyline marks a milestone in North East Lincolnshire Council’s transformation of the area’s industrial landscape. Burgeoning Lincolnshire green energy firm, myenergi, will be the anchor tenant on a new ‘oven-ready’ Business Park. Part of…

2 months ago
£25m Future High Streets Fund bid submitted to Government

A major bid for £25m of funding to help regenerate Grimsby town centre has now been submitted to Government. As previously reported, the proposals have been worked up jointly by the Council and the owners of Freshney Place, supported by…

2 months ago
Future High Streets Fund bid approved for submission

Councillors have today (15 July) approved the submission of a major bid to Government for £25m of funding to help regenerate Grimsby town centre. As previously reported, the proposals have been worked up jointly by the Council and the owners…

2 months ago
Have your view on Grimsby’s future

GRIMSBY Town Centre is being offered another multi-million-pound opportunity to re-invent itself – but to have a chance of success it needs you! Central Government monies totalling £25m have been ‘ring-fenced’ for projects in Grimsby’s central area as the next…

2 months ago
St James’ Square scheme update: Fisherman’s Memorial

GRIMSBY’S famous Fisherman’s Memorial Statue was carefully lifted from its St James’ Square home today and taken away for base renovation. The bronze figure, standing 12ft, will be fitted with a new York stone plinth and given a spruce up…

2 months ago
Letters from Grimsby

HOW are things written around Grimsby, what style of lettering catches your eye and are there logos or signs on buildings that mean something to you? If so, get involved in #LettersFromGrimsby and inspire artist Adrian Riley as he helps…

3 months ago
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…

3 months ago
Picture of Annabel McCourt
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…

3 months 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…

3 months 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…

3 months 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…

3 months 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),…

4 months ago
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…

4 months 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…

4 months 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…

4 months ago
Stallingborough site from the air
Advance notice: Major project to open up the access to Stallingborough business park starts on site in June

WORK to create access to a new multi-million-pound business park will begin early next month as the next phase of major improvements to the A1173 near Immingham begins. With the first phase at the CATCH roundabout just needing resurfacing before…

4 months ago