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Changes to bin collections over Christmas

Bin and box collections in North Lincolnshire will change from 18 December 2017 for four weeks over the Christmas period.

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Councillors Julie Reed and John Briggs with  Kiera Booth who owns the wine bar with her husband David

Shopfront grant scheme transforms wine bar and café in Crowle

North Lincolnshire Council has awarded a £7,500 grant from its Traditional Shopfront Grant Scheme to renovate 86 High Street in Crowle.

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Check on elderly neighbours, friends and relatives to ensure they are well and are stocked up

Residents urged to keep warm and well as freezing temperatures set in

North Lincolnshire Council is urging residents to keep warm and well this winter, and look after their health – especially those most at risk, as the cold weather and freezing temperatures set in.

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Jack and Jaimie outside 10 Downing Street

Isle disabled teen gets invite from PM Theresa May to visit 10 Downing Street

Christmas came early for one Isle teenager when he was invited to 10 Downing Street as a special guest of Prime Minister Theresa May.

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Many residents in Gainsborough take advantage of the fortnightly garden waste service.

New charge for garden waste bin collections

Residents in Gainsborough are to be charged from next year for having their garden waste collected.

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Voting will take place on Thursday December 7.

Lea and Scotter residents set to go to the polls on neighbourhood plans

Residents of two West Lindsey parishes are going to the polls as part of a community initiative aimed at giving them a greater say in how their communities develop in the future.

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Rob Waltham

Work to start on £1.2 billion lakes project

Clugstons Construction are set to start work on the first lake of North Lincolnshire Council’s £1.2bn Lincolnshire Lakes project early in 2018 after the plans were given the green light by planners.

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Richard Hannigan

Making every adult matter in North Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire Council has joined up with 24 other areas across England to launch the Making Every Adult Matter (MEAM) scheme.

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Isle community champions awarded in front of Emmerdale TV star

Isle community champions awarded in front of Emmerdale TV star

The 2017 Community Champion Awards took place at The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe last night where 23 awards were presented to well-deserved winners.

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Work gets underway

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.

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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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