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Stallingborough site from the air
Stallingborough works – an update

WORK to create access to a new multi-million-pound business park will continue on schedule, with a solution found to avoid a complete closure of a 1.5km stretch of the A1173. A new roundabout is due to be constructed between the…

1 year ago
Little Coates junction diagram
B1444 Little Coates / Cambridge Road junction improvements

Works to install a fit-for-purpose roundabout to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion, plus provide access to a potential new housing site will be ramping up from Monday 17 February. In recent weeks the contractor, Jackson Civil Engineering, have been…

1 year ago
Garth Lane ground investigations

THE reinvention of a popular area of Grimsby town centre into an attractive public and green space starts this month, with survey work beginning in the Garth Lane area and along the River Freshney. Specialists in ecology and the natural…

1 year ago
Peterson’s Project

PLANS for the rebirth of Grimsby Docks’ historic Kasbah area have taken a further step forward, with a planning application submitted for the redevelopment of a redundant smokehouse. North East Lincolnshire Council is to consider a proposal, submitted by the…

1 year ago
Aerial View of Grimsby docks from the Historic England Archive
Grimsby’s changing landscape

PICTURES showing the change in Grimsby’s industrial and domestic landscape have been used to compile a unique report charting the town’s fortunes over more than a century. Using rarely seen images from the archives of Historic England, the report offers…

1 year ago
Stallingborough site from the air
Creating the new Stallingborough business park: an update

PLANS to improve the A1173 road between the Stallingborough junction of the A180 and the CATCH roundabout, unlocking land for crucial industrial development, have been revised following input from local businesses. Following a round of talks between North East Lincolnshire…

1 year ago
The new man making sure culture is top of the list

Meet James Trowsdale, the new lead making sure that culture is high on Grimsby’s agenda. He has taken on the role of strategic lead for culture at North East Lincolnshire Council, making sure the multi-million pound Cultural Development Programme is…

1 year ago
Little Coates junction diagram
Major junction in Grimsby to be transformed

WORK to transform a busy junction and main through-fare through central Grimsby will start on 13 January, with the installation of a fit-for-purpose roundabout to improve traffic flow and provide access to a potential new housing site. Once complete the…

1 year ago
archaeologists standing in a trench at Garth Lane
Archaeological finds at Garth Lane

A COIN pendant, pottery, brick and tiles were amongst the historic finds discovered by archaeologists excavating in trenches alongside the River Freshney. Prior to work starting to transform the Garth Lane area, the town’s real life ‘time team’ was drafted…

1 year ago
People walking across Garth Lane footbridge
Garth Lane scheme approved at Cabinet

New plans for the future of one of Grimsby’s most important historical areas, Garth Lane have been approved by the Council’s Cabinet yesterday (16 December). Funding from the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (HLEP) and The Ministry of Housing, Communities and…

1 year ago
Little Coates junction diagram
Plans for the Little Coates Junction scheme on show

WORK to transform a busy junction and main through-fare through central Grimsby will start in mid-January, with the installation of a fit-for-purpose roundabout to improve traffic flow and provide access to a potential new housing site. Once complete the new…

2 years ago
People walking across Garth Lane footbridge
Garth Lane scheme at Cabinet

North East Lincolnshire’s Cabinet is set to discuss the future of one of Grimsby’s most important historical areas, Garth Lane, at its meeting on 16 December. Funding from the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (HLEP) and The Ministry of Housing, Communities…

2 years ago
Shop local & free parking on Small Business Saturday

This December sees the return of Small Business Saturday, a national campaign which raises awareness of the benefits of shopping locally. Small Business Saturday, on 7 December, is once again supported by North East Lincolnshire Council who have pledged to…

2 years ago
Archaeological dig site in Grimsby
Archaeological dig starts in Grimsby this week

ARCHEOLOGISTS will be arriving in Grimsby town centre this week to start exploratory work on land that may contain historic artefacts dating back to Anglo-Saxon times. As previously reported, the area around the River Freshney basin will be transformed as…

2 years ago
People walking across Garth Lane footbridge
Future of Garth Lane footbridge and public spaces

As reported recently, one of Grimsby’s most important historical areas is set to be transformed – and the people of the town are being asked for their help in shaping its future. The council has launched a consultation and is…

2 years ago
Future of Garth Lane footbridge

One of Grimsby’s most important historical areas is set to be transformed – and the people of the town are being asked for their help in shaping its future. North East Lincolnshire Council will launch an engagement exercise this month…

2 years ago
Small business Saturday – 7 December

Small Business Saturday, a campaign to support, promote and inspire small businesses across the country, will be back, bigger and brighter than ever before, on the 7 December 2019. 2019 will be the seventh year that the UK have participated…

2 years ago
Wykeland launches latest phase of Europarc growth

Leading developer Wykeland Group has launched the latest phase of the premier business park on the south bank of the Humber. Work has begun on a £3.6m development of two new buildings at Europarc in Grimsby for manufacturing or warehouse…

2 years ago
Proposals for St James Square submitted to planning

St James Square and Grimsby Minster are key features in the town centre and part of the town’s rich heritage. Together with the surrounding buildings, they create a tranquil and enclosed green space which is ideal for hosting open air…

2 years ago
Transforming the Kasbah

AN AMBITIOUS vision to transform the Kasbah area of Grimsby Docks, which once served the world’s biggest fishing port, into a thriving cultural, business and enterprise quarter is kick-started today as a grant scheme with a million-pound funding pot is…

2 years ago