Monthly Archive 13th July 2020

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.

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A18 road safety improvement update

Works on the A18 will soon be restarting to install a right turn lane to Utterby on Barton Street as part of the phase three improvements in Lincolnshire County Council’s boundary.

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£1m upgrades to local CCTV network approved

Councillors have approved plans to invest in £1m worth of upgrades to the local CCTV network.

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Rolling out new recycling bins

Thousands of homes in North East Lincolnshire are receiving new wheelie bins as part of a massive recycling transformation.

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Road repairs to be completed across the borough

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, are planning to carry out a number of road repairs, supported by £285,000 of Department for Transport funding.

The programme of carriageway repairs will be carried out during July at the following locations:

  • Ripon Street (junction with Lord Street), Grimsby – Starting on Monday 13 July for two days, temporary day time road closure between 7:30am and 6pm
  • Henry Street (junction with Lord Street), Grimsby – Starting on Monday 13 July for two days, temporary day time road closure between 7:30am and 6pm
  • Keelby Road, between the A1173 Stallingborough Road and the borough boundary – Starting on Monday 13 July for five days, temporary day time road closure between 7:30am and 6pm
  • Earl Street (junction with Lord Street), Grimsby – Starting on Friday 17 July for one day, temporary day time road closure between 7:30am and 6pm
  • Taylor’s Avenue, between Middlethorpe Road and Belvoir Road, Cleethorpes – Starting on Tuesday 28 July for five nights, temporary night-time road closure between 7pm and 6am
  • Cartergate, between Lord Street and Crescent Street, Grimsby – Starting on Tuesday 4 August for two nights, temporary night-time road closure between 7pm and 6am

The following works will also take place on Weelsby Road and Freeman Street, Grimsby.

Weelsby Road, Grimsby

Works to carry out carriageway repairs and replace damaged drains and gullies will start on Weelsby Road, between Legsby Avenue and Park Drive, on Monday 6 July. Works will be completed in two phases:

  • Temporary traffic signals in place between 7:30am and 6pm from Monday 6 July for seven days
  • Night-time road closure between 7pm and 6am from Thursday 16 July for three nights

Freeman Street, Grimsby

Works to carry out the carriageway repairs and replacement of damaged kerbs will start on Freeman Street, between Strand Street and Nelson Street, on Monday 13 July. Works will be completed in two phases:

  • Temporary traffic signals in place between 7:30am and 6pm from Monday 13 July for three weeks
  • Night-time road closure between 7pm and 6am from Monday 3 August for five nights.

During the night-time road closure, the following one-way streets will be temporarily signed as two way to maintain access to:

  • Kent Street between Railway Street and Freeman Street
  • Church Street between Railway Street and Freeman Street
  • Albert Street West between Railway Street and Freeman Street

Advanced warning signs and signed diversion routes will be in operation at each location during the road closures while the works are carried out. Access for emergency vehicles and bus services will be maintained.

North East Lincolnshire Council’s regeneration partner, ENGIE, will manage and oversee the works with contractor, EC Surfacing Ltd, carrying out the works.

Visit www.nelincs.gov.uk/roadworks for the latest live travel information in the borough, including congestion and roadworks.

Article from NELC.

Samaritans benefit from £10k donation

The Grimsby, Cleethorpes and District Samaritans have received a £10,000 donation from North East Lincolnshire Council.

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Littering at Cleethorpes beach: an open letter

A letter from Councillors Stewart Swinburn, Ron Shepherd and Callum Procter about littering on Cleethorpes beach:

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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?

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