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Filed Under:Local Interest / England
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Archived Since:August 30, 2008

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Roadworks planned for Keelby Road junction

North East Lincolnshire Council and its partner Cofely will be making road safety improvements to the junction of the B1210 Stallingborough Road and Keelby Road next month. Work is due to start on Monday 6 October and is expected to take six weeks to complete. Advance warning signs will be displayed in the area. The […]

Grimsby’s Cycle Hub in the saddle for award

After only just celebrating its first anniversary of opening, a popular town centre cycling facility is in the running for a prestigious national award. Grimsby’s Cycle Hub has been nominated in the Partnership Working and Local Government Schemes category of the ATOC National Cycle-Rail Awards, 2014. The award recognises the importance of partnership working to […]

1,000s Benefit From Open Door Service

Grimsby’s unique Open Door GP surgery, which offers much more than health services, has helped even more people turn their lives around since moving to a new premises last year. Alongside the GP service, Open Door offers health care and social support services, information, advice and guidance under one roof to people living in the […]

£10m Fake cosmetic gift sets seized by Border Force

Border Force officers at the Channel Tunnel entrance in France have seized around 578 boxes of counterfeit cosmetic gift sets with a potential value of up to £10 million. The seizure was made in the early hours of 28 August as officers carried out checks on a Dutch-registered vehicle en route to a business park […]

Cabinet Office launches £1 million fund to support family carers

Inspiring social action projects that support unpaid family carers will be helped to grow through a new fund worth up to £1 million. The Carers Social Action Support Fund is accepting applications up to 22 October from organisations with plans to expand or develop ambitious social action projects that will help to improve the lives […]

Give Information Online – contact Crimestoppers anonymously!

You can contact Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111. Talking to one of their call agents can help you to provide the full picture and makes sure the best use can be made of your information, or you can fill out their online form HERE. Please answer the following questions to give information anonymously […]

Multi force drugs operation: Humberside Police arrest five suspects

Police in Humberside have today arrested five people in a series of co-ordinated raids across the country as part of an ongoing operation targeting prolific offenders suspected of drugs offences and organised crime. Officers working on the clampdown, kick-started early this morning, Thursday 25 September, as properties of suspected criminals were raided and searched in […]

Updates and advice on abolition of the vehicle tax disc.

From 1 October 2014, the paper tax disc will no longer need to be displayed on a vehicle. If you have a tax disc with any months left to run after this date, then it can be removed from the vehicle and destroyed. This includes customers with a Northern Ireland address, however they will still […]

Nick Clegg explains Lib Dem ministers’ decision to support air strikes on ISIL

Nick Clegg has sent an email to all party members this evening to explain why the parliamentary party will be supporting air strikes on ISIL in Iraq. It contains the entire broadcast interview which he did this afternoon. He talks about what a”vile and murderous” outfit ISIL is, about how the action is legal and […]

Simon Hughes: We want the best family justice

The true sign of a civilised family justice system is to have more people resolve disputes outside the courts, Liberal Democrat Justice Minister Simon Hughes said today. Speaking at the Family Mediators Association conference in London this morning, Family Justice Minister Simon Hughes said that at a time of significant change for the family justice […]

Joined up health and care services will protect the NHS for the future

Liberal Democrat Health Minister Norman Lamb has today responded to Andy Burnham’s plans for a full integration of health and social care services. This government’s £3.8bn merger of health and social care services is the integration Labour talked about but never delivered in their 13 years in power. Speaking at Labour’s conference, Andy Burnham also […]

Time is running out to bid to provide a community library service in parts of N E Lincs

Time is running out for groups and organisations to make a bid to provide a community library service in parts of North East Lincolnshire Faced with a £500,000 cut to the library budget, the council’s cabinet took the decision in July to reduce the number of libraries it operates from ten to four. The core […]

Free fitness sessions to celebrate National Fitness Day in N E Lincs

Lincs Inspire leisure centres are celebrating National Fitness Day on Friday (September 26) by offering free gym sessions and fitness classes in a number of their venues throughout North East Lincolnshire. As the largest celebration of physical activity in the UK, hundreds of clubs, parks and leisure centres across the country are opening their doors […]

Changes to be introduced to increase competition in car insurance products to reduce premiums

Liberal Democrat MP David Ward has welcomed the announcement by the Competition and Markets Authority that they will introduce measures to increase competition in the car insurance market, reducing insurance premiums by up to £20. The measures announced by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) are included in the final report of its investigation, conducted […]

Just how much does the shadow work and pensions secretary know about the state Pension?

During an interview on LBC radio, breakfast show host Nick Ferrari asked what seemed like an easy question for Rachel Reeves, the shadow work and pensions secretary, but her answer suggested she does not know the detail of her brief, as this transcript of part of the programme shows: Ferrari: How much is a pension […]

The mystery of Ed Miliband’s mansion tax

Labour leader Ed Miliband today announced plans to put an extra £2.5bn into the NHS should he get elected next May. He said the money would be paid for with a mansion tax. But Ed Miliband’s mansion tax revenue seems very much a mystery. This is the third time in just two years that Labour […]

The one where Gareth stole the show

Friends, This was not a speech from a Prime Minister in waiting. Today Ed Miliband said nothing to prove Labour is capable of running the economy again. Miliband has meekly repackaged old and borrowed ideas and hoped for the best. Liberal Democrats have proven in Government that we can build a stronger economy and fix […]

Final call for N E Lincs Lifestyle teams

This is the final call to Lifestyle teams to submit their projects for judging. All log books need to be returned by Tuesday 30 September to be in with the chance of winning a prize. Log books can be dropped into local police stations across the Humberside Police area, in an envelope clearly marked ‘Lifestyle’. […]

Andrew George: 16 and 17 year olds ought to be given the vote

After the Scottish independence referendum saw record voter turnout, West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has renewed calls for the national voting age to be lowered from 18 to 16. Mr George said, “The evidence of engagement of young people in the referendum debate was one of many positive features of the campaigning and the electoral […]

Crackdown on scam mail delivered to residents homes

Royal Mail and Trading Standards have joined forces today to crack down on scam mail in the postal system across the UK. The joint initiative creates a new improved process for cancelling the contracts of companies that send fraudulent mail. Under the initiative, Trading Standards will decide whether mail is a scam and alert Royal […]

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