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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
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
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
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
New Garth Lane footbridge under construction

THE huge structures that will together form Garth Lane’s new centrepiece footbridge are being constructed at a specialist workshop. By the end of March, the new bridge will be in position across the River Freshney as the £3.5m grant-funded transformation…

1 year ago
Fishermen’s Memorial Statue returns to St James Square

GRIMSBY’S fishing community and its supporters have welcomed the return of the town’s Fishermen’s Memorial Statue to St James’ Square as the transformation of this key public space reaches its final stages. They have also highlighted the memorial’s importance and…

1 year ago
Wildlife to benefit from Novartis legacy

A LEGACY to Novartis Grimsby will take the shape of a unique wildlife site, which will provide industrial opportunity along the South Humber Bank in the decades ahead. When the pharmaceutical giant leaves the town in December 2021 after 70-years…

1 year ago
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CREATivE stART to apply for Heritage Grant

THE Great Escape, a venue where creativity inspires people to achieve their dreams, is planning to further its work on Grimsby docks’ historic Kasbah with the help of a heritage grant. With its main base within the Conservation Area, the…

1 year ago
Peanut boats, Fish Dock races and a royal visit will all feature in St James Square artwork

YOUNGSTERS swimming out to ‘peanut’ boats to pinch the cargo, 1pm Friday Fish Dock races and the day Queen Victoria visited  – just some of Grimsby’s history that is reflected in a unique pathway being installed in St James’ Square.…

2 years ago
New Garth Lane footbridge receives planning permission

GRIMSBY’S new Garth Lane footbridge will start to take shape in December as detailed work begins on its construction. With delivery and installation due in the spring, planning permission has now been passed by North East Lincolnshire Council, giving the…

2 years ago
‘Tis the season to be Loyal to Local and help the high street’

Loyal to Local team sprinkle Christmas cheer to highstreet retailers’ lockdown with the launch of the Loyal to Local Facebook Christmas Market NE Lincs. A brand new virtual Christmas market has been launched to help support North East Lincolnshire’s local…

2 years ago
Corporation Bridge in Grimsby
Grimsby Heritage Projects: what’s happening with them?

THE reinvention of a notable Grimsby building into a multi-million-pound Youth Zone is the key piece of a jigsaw puzzle, which is being completed as part of the town’s new Heritage Action Zone (HAZ). Those behind the HAZ have welcomed…

2 years ago
Call out to the creative sector in North East Lincolnshire

CDI Alliance is seeking to commission up to three North East Lincolnshire-based suppliers to deliver branding; website; and social management to the freshly launched business development programme through Grimsby Creates. Suppliers can pitch for one or all elements of the…

2 years ago