Blog Profile / Les Bonner

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Archived Since:August 30, 2008

Blog Post Archive

N E Lincs Swim and Skate Fridays

Friday nights are made for swimming and skating at Cleethorpes Leisure Centre with a special offer of just £5 to enjoy both activities. The sessions are aimed at young people over the age of eight and start at 5pm with roller skating in the sports hall followed by an aqua disco at 6:30pm. Euan Gloyn, […]

Then and When in Old Grimsby

Take a trip down memory lane through the work of a local artist with a passion for bygone Grimsby The Fishing Heritage Centre is pleased to announce a new exhibition in the Café Gallery, where Carol Morton has used old photographs and her own childhood memories to create beautiful painted scenes of streets and landmarks […]

N E Lincs Council warn of possible delays at roadworks

North East Lincolnshire Council’s regeneration services partnership will start work this week to improve air quality on one of the main roads in Grimsby as well as improve road safety and traffic flows at two key junctions. Temporary traffic management will be in place on the A180 Lockhill roundabout to keep the public and contractors […]

Amateur sports clubs health and safety guide

This guide from the Health and Safety Executive tells you everything you need to know about health and safety standards for running an sports club. What you need to be aware of differs slightly if you’re a volunteer, or you’re not responsible for any premesis such as clubhouses or playing fields, so take a look […]

How to start a Community Amateur Sports Club

A Community Amateur Sports Club is a legal structure for groups that run sports activites in their community. There are a few conditions you’ll need to meet and then you will be eligible as a group to claim some handy tax reliefs, including the right to claim gift aid. Your club must: be open to the […]

Lib Dems: The party of opportunity for all children

The Lib Dems believe the first few years of people’s lives are crucial in helping them to get on later in life. In Government we have: Given 15 hours free early education to all 3-4 year-olds and 40% of 2 year-olds. Lib Dems are also giving free school meals to all children in Reception, Year […]

Lib Dems: £800 Tax Cut

The Liberal Democrats are the party of fair tax. We put a £700 tax cut for ordinary workers on the front page of our manifesto at the last election. And we have now delivered this in Government. Putting money back into people’s pockets is so important during these hard times. But we are also making […]

Cost of tackling obesity set to rise by tens of millions for councils

The cost to council taxpayers of tackling obesity is set to rise by tens of millions of pounds in just one year, according to new figures released by local government leaders. Spending on the growing obesity epidemic is expected this year to reach over £127 million, a 21 per cent increase on the previous year’s […]

Stephen Gilbert backs calls to protect pubs from development

  Liberal Democrat MP for St Austell & Newquay Stephen Gilbert, who has been a member of the All Party Parliamentary Save the Pub Group since his election to Parliament in 2010, has backed a Parliamentary Motion calling on the Government to protect local pubs from permitted development rights. The Motion condemns the practice of […]

Vauxhall warns of steering problem

Car company Vauxhall has warned owners of around 3,000 vehicles not to drive them because of  a steering problem. Vauxhall said that around 3,000 Adam and Corsa/Corsavan models registered since May 2014 had been fitted with a part in the steering system that does not meet the company’s specification. Vauxhall said: “As a precaution, these […]

30 Trafficked Children saved in EU’s biggest ever crime crackdown

Operation Archimedes, the EU’s biggest-ever coordinated crackdown on organised crime, has led to 1027 people arrested and 30 child trafficking victims being saved. Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder said: “This is tremendous work by a whole team of people, we should be very proud of the work they have done and very happy that vulnerable […]

Steve Beasant urges community to rally round to save Grimsby’s Central Hall from closure

Steve Beasant is calling for the community to rally round to save the Grimsby’s iconic Central Hall from closure. The venue which first opened its doors 80 years ago and has seen the likes of Iron Maiden, Gilbert O’Sullivan and the BBC Symphony Orchestra perform there – is set to close due to a lack […]

Norman Baker: Police step up fight to stamp out child sexual exploitation

Police forces across England and Wales are raising their game in the battle to eradicate child sexual exploitation, the National Policing Lead for Child Protection has said. Chief Constable Simon Bailey told Liberal Democrat Crime Prevention Minister Norman Baker improvements were already being made following revelations of widespread child sexual abuse over many years in […]

Grimsby residents are reminded to be vigilant towards bogus callers

An elderly woman reported allowing access to her home to a male caller asking to use her toilet at around 2000hrs on Tuesday 23 September. The woman was returning to her address and encountered the man on the approach to her door. A short while after the man left the address on Willing Way, Grimsby the […]

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 […]

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