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Work begins on new £350,000 visitor attraction in Belton

Work began last week on the new visitor attraction in Belton.

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Ongo

Photograph by Richard Walker/ www.imagenorth.net

Launch of shared housing scheme for under-35s

Under-35s who can’t afford to rent or buy a home alone are being offered the chance to share a furnished home as part of a trial scheme launched by Ongo Homes.

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Best decorated Tour of Britain bikes announced

One hundred and twenty professional cyclists raced around our area on 5 September when North Lincolnshire hosted an entire stage of this year’s OVO Energy Tour of Britain.

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Council beats target for determining planning applications by 41%

North Lincolnshire Council has determined 91 per cent of planning applications submitted between April and September 2017 within the set timescale – 41 per cent ahead of target.

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Photograph by Richard Walker / www.imagenorth.net

Chief executive stepping down after seven years

Andy Orrey, chief executive of Ongo, has announced his plans to step down from the role in 2018.

Business
Richard Hannigan

Air quality in North Lincolnshire continues to improve

In North Lincolnshire Council’s Annual Status Report for 2017 that sets out the pollution data for 2016 it shows that air quality in the area continues to improve.

Environment
Liz Redfern

Council approves nature reserve near Belton to preserve scarce plants

North Lincolnshire Council has designated the Belshaw Heath site near Belton as a Local Nature Reserve, bringing the total number of Local Nature Reserves in North Lincolnshire to 17 and helping to preserve plants that are scarce or local to the area.

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Thorndike Way in Gainsborough.

Anger that roadworks do not include ‘accident blackspot’

The county council has been accused of ‘negligence’ by not including improvements at an ‘accident blackspot’ in a raft of roadworks in Gainsborough.

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Outstanding adoption service is looking for adoptive parents – is that you?

The search is on to find adoptive parents, by North Lincolnshire Council’s adoption team.

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Protect yourself against flu - get the vaccination

With winter just around the corner, this time of year is the flu season so it is important not to put off getting the flu vaccination.

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Isle nominees shortlisted for Community Champion Awards

Last week, a panel of judges shortlisted the nominations for the sixth Community Champion Awards, which we can now reveal.

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David Rose

Would you like to make a difference to children’s education?

North Lincolnshire Council is looking for volunteers to sit on its education appeals panels. Could you give up some of your time to be a member of a panel?

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MP Andrew Percy

New constituency boundary proposals - here’s what you think...

Constituencies in North Lincolnshire are set to change under new boundary proposals.

Politics
Neil Poole

Council to take on new framework for construction and highways projects

North Lincolnshire Council is currently considering proposals for its construction and highways projects worth around £20m each year to be procured and managed through a new enhanced framework from May 2018.

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MP pushes for better coverage from mobile phone operators

Isle MP Andrew Percy has started his latest round of meetings this week with mobile phone networks as part of his long-running campaign to secure better mobile coverage for local people.

Business
Diana Veidere and Callum Armstrong

Career kick-start for apprentices on Great Yorkshire Way

Two young people are setting off on engineering careers after landing apprenticeships with Carillion building the second phase of the Great Yorkshire Way, on behalf of Doncaster Council.

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American housing trip underway for North Lincolnshire employee

An Ongo employee has recently embarked on a four week trip to America as part of the Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship.

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JOB: Could you be the new head of adult disability and mental health services?

JOB: Could you be the new head of adult disability and mental health services?

North Lincolnshire Council is currently advertising for a head of adult disability and mental health.

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The Red Arrows performing a low-level flypast at RAF Scampton.

Red Arrows are ‘here to stay’ as MP quashes fears of move

Fears that the world-famous Red Arrows, based at RAF Scampton, could be moved out of the county have been quashed by a government minister.

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Warning of potential avian flu outbreak this winter

Warning of potential avian flu outbreak this winter

North Lincolnshire Council is asking residents who keep birds, such as chickens and ducks, to take some simple precautions to protect them against a possible outbreak of avian influenza, or bird flu, this winter.

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