Yearly Archive 31 December 2020

2020: Success and Progress

2020 has seen the Conservatives celebrate successes and make progress at the helm of North East Lincolnshire Council.

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Tackling illegal parking outside schools

A review into illegal parking outside schools in the borough has been completed. 

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Spring into new recycling trials

Trials for an increased recycling provision in the borough, including a food waste service, will begin in the spring.

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Tackling the blight of illegal motorbikes in borough

The community, police and other organisations are working together to reduce the blight of illegal motorcycles.

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Thank you for disposing of your waste and recycling responsibly this Christmas

North East Lincolnshire Council is saying a big thank you to households who are disposing of their waste and recycling responsibly this Christmas holiday.

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£17m boost for Grimsby

More than £17-million has been secured from the Future High Streets Fund to help create a new future for Grimsby town centre.

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Looking ahead to 2021

It has been a challenging year, says Councillor Philip Jackson, NELC Leader, but major steps forward are being taken.

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Festive message from the Council Leader

As we prepare for perhaps the most unusual Christmas celebrations many of us will have seen in our lifetimes, it’s a good time to both reflect on the most challenging  year I can remember, but also look forwards to what I hope will be a brighter 2021.

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New roundabout opens in time for Christmas

The main works of the £2million B1444 Little Coates/Cambridge Road junction improvement scheme are now complete, and the new roundabout has been fully opened to traffic today.

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More COVID test centres to open

Two new mobile testing unit sites will be opened in North East Lincolnshire to help detect cases of COVID-19.

The two sites, situated in Immingham and Cleethorpes, will make it even easier for people to get a test when they start to experience the symptoms of COVID-19.

Grant Street Car Park in Cleethorpes and a playing field on Roval Drive in Immingham have been designated for use as Mobile Testing Units, and will be used on a rolling basis as a pop-up testing centre.

Mobile Test Unit sites are situated across the Humber, and have been in use since the start of the pandemic. These new sites will be operating two days per week, and are expected to be used as early as next week.

North East Lincolnshire already has a permanent testing centre at Duchess Street car park in Grimsby, which people can arrange to visit when they call 119 after experiencing the symptoms of the virus.

Councillor Philip Jackson, Leader of North East Lincolnshire Council, said: “We’ve been working with Public Health England to get more of these testing sites in North East Lincolnshire.

“It’s important that people arrange to get a test as soon as they start to experience the symptoms of COVID-19, and these two extra sites will allow more people to access a site near them.

“I know that this may cause some concern for those living nearby. The site will be for drive-through tests only, and arrangements have been made to avoid conflicts with drop-off times for nearby schools.”

If you start to experience the symptoms of COVID-19, you must arrange to get a test. Call 119 or visit WWW.NHS.UK

Article from NELC.