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Grimsby’s future plans approved at Cabinet

SEVEN major projects in the heart of Grimsby will be put forward to receive a slice of £25m Government cash, which has been ringfenced for investment as part of the Towns Fund. Councillors have approved plans today (14 October) for…

1 year ago
St James Square project update – October 2020

The work at St James Square is continuing at pace. Using Scoutmoor Yorkstone, initial work concentrated on the wider footpath in front of St James’ Hotel. This reopened on Monday and allows direct access between the underpass and the Wilko’s…

1 year ago
Garth Lane Bridge ready for being lifted
Garth Lane bridge removed as area’s transformation continues

A 500-tonne crane took just 15 minutes to lift Grimsby’s Garth Lane footbridge skyward yesterday as it was taken out in preparation for the area’s transformation. With the necessary checks complete, passers-by watched as the structure that led people over…

1 year ago
Annabel McCourt photographing local people for the St James' Square artwork
Your chance to be part of the new St James’ Square artwork

GRIMSBY townsfolk are being invited to join a unique new arts project, which will form part of the transformation of St James’ Square whilst celebrating local people and their creativity. As part of the project, more than 50 people were…

1 year ago
Ground floor office looking towards the A180
SHIIP business park progress

THE development of a flagship headquarters for one of the region’s fastest-growing tech companies is progressing well at North East Lincolnshire Council’s new business park. With the steel frame now in place, work is commencing on the exterior cladding and…

1 year ago
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…

1 year ago
Plans for Garth Lane development
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 year 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 year ago
News Article for InvestNEL for Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham
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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

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
News Article for InvestNEL for Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham
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