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North Lincolnshire CCG's first AGM is standing room only

North Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group was both overwhelmed and delighted by the interest shown by the local community in the inaugural Annual General Meeting held last week. Around 50 people from a cross-section of the local community were there, including representatives from health and social care, the voluntary and charitable sector, the council and the emergency services, as well as GPs and members of the public.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

This Is Grimsby

New scheme to boost brownfield developments

NORTH East Lincolnshire Council is being encouraged to take advantage of a new government scheme aimed at supporting housebuilding on brownfield land. Conservative group leader Councillor Philip Jackson, pictured, will ask at a council meeting tonight whether the authority is planning to submit an application for a Housing Zone.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

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Fostering: Caring for children who just want to be loved

Throughout September, North East Lincolnshire Council's fostering team is asking people to put themselves in the picture about a career in foster care. The team is recruiting carers who can provide a stable, safe, calming environment for the 15 children who are currently waiting for a foster placement in the borough.

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Rollout of new LED street lights across North East Lincolnshire...

LIGHT WORK: From left, Marcus Asquith, head of highways, Councillor David Watson, portfolio holder for environment and housing, Simon Barker, street lighting electrician, Lee Smith, project manager for J McCann, Steven Millington, MEWP operative, and Richard Kaye, project manager for Cofely. Pictures: Rick Byrne 'SAFER OPTION': Work continues replacing the old street lighting with the new LED lighting on the streets of North East Lincolnshire.

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Release of 1,200 balloons pays homage to Grimsby Chums who died...

Never forgotten: The Deputy Mayor of North East Lincolnshire, Councillor Cliff Barber, left, gets ready to let go of the balloons with Austin Mitchell MP and Martin Vickers MP, right. Proud: The Mayor and Mayoress of North East Lincolnshire, Councillor Alex and Mrs Ann Baxter, are welcomed to the event by Grimsby cadets Callum Harvey, left, Macauley Owen, third right, Nicholas Everett, second right, and Ryan Stringer.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

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Relatives asked to tidy up graves

Relatives with family members buried in North East Lincolnshire cemeteries are being asked by the council to clear up their graves. North East Lincolnshire Council said that its regulations only allow ornamental chippings "if they are contained within a monumental kerb, supplied and fitted by a memorial mason".

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

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Dementia carers' valuable work recognised

MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS: Kelly Moore, dementia engagement project worker, hosts a Share Your Story day at the Floral Hall, People's Park, for National Dementia Carers Day. TOP TEAM: Members of the British Red Cross First Call North East Lincolnshire team, from left, co-ordinator Malcolm Hutchinson, Gaynor Gormley, Katy Cross and Robert Braithwaite.

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Could you be a foster carer and give a child the chance to shine?

Throughout September, North East Lincolnshire Council's fostering team is asking people to put themselves in the picture about a career in foster care. The team is recruiting carers who can provide a stable, safe, calming environment for the 15 children who are currently waiting for a foster placement in the borough.

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Salmon solution secures grant funding for growth at Grimsby...

PRODUCTION OVERVIEW: International seafood industry officials take a look around the Tri-Pack Plastics factory in Grimsby, during an open week to show off the company's state-of-the-art package making machinery and new warehouse, following the last major investment. Below, Stephen Clarke, managing director, with the finished products.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

This Is Scunthorpe

Cancer patients to be reimbursed for Humber Bridge toll fees

Humber Bridge toll fees for cancer patients from North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire are to be reimbursed during a six-month trial which will begin on October 1 PLANS have been announced to reimburse Humber Bridge toll fees for people from the south bank who need to access cancer treatment. A six-month trial will begin on October 1 and will apply to people using the oncology department at Castle Hill Hospital, near Hull.

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Humberside Police respond to ERYC Council's concern over changes to Force

Today the East Riding of Yorkshire Council published a report expressing concerns over Humberside Police's Building The Future Programme, aimed at modernising the force and achieving cost savings required by Central Government. Chief Constable Justine Curran said: "Earlier this year I was invited to appear at the East Riding of Yorkshire Scrutiny Panel in respect of changes to the force.

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New group launches in Grimsby for gadget-mad fans keen on...

GADGET GANG: Joint organisers of the Grimsby Hackspace, from left, Matt McKiernan, Paul Thompson and James Margarson, who are inviting people to get involved with their group. Picture: Rick Byrne And the gadget-mad group, which welcomes engineers, scientists, inventors, artists, musicians and makers, then plan to meet every fortnight.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

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Tories to oppose Ukip plan to scrap cabinet

Ukip plans to scrap North East Lincolnshire Council's cabinet look set to be opposed by Conservative councillors - who put forward a similar proposal only last year. As previously reported, the Ukip group has submitted a motion to next week's full council meeting calling for the cabinet to be replaced by a committee structure, which they said would be democratic.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

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Councillors to vote on future of cabinet system

A MOTION calling for the abolition of North East Lincolnshire Council's cabinet system will go before full council next Thursday. The proposal has been put forward by the opposition Ukip group which wants to introduce a committee structure which they say will be more democratic.

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E-Factor's Westminster praise as enterprise award is handed over

PROUD: The E-Factor team in London today, from left, Tony Parkinson, performance manager; Julie Sweeney, business advisor; Martin Vickers, Cleethorpes MP; Tim Maddinson, business advisor; Mark Webb, managing director; Natalie Cresswell, operations manager and Kevin Franklin, business advisor. Managing director Mark Webb was today presented with the certificate, and flag to proudly fly, at a reception in the House of Commons.

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Parish council discussing library's future

THE fate of Laceby's library remains uncertain, weeks after North East Lincolnshire Council announced it would no longer operate the centre. The branch, based in the village's Stanford Building, is one of five which the authority has decided will be handed over to community groups in a bid to save 500,000.

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STEWART SWINBURN, current town councillor and ex-Mayor of North East Lincolnshire, says: "I've been told they will be delaying the opening until March. I'm just disgusted by the way Tesco have treated the people of Immingham.

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This Is Scunthorpe

Parliament urged to spare Scunthorpe express rail link

COUNCIL and business leaders have argued their case for keeping the region's direct express rail link to Manchester before a Parliamentary committee in Westminster. North Lincolnshire Council leader Liz Redfern was among the local delegation to a House of Commons transport select committee meeting.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

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DELIGHT: Julie Grimmer, health and wellbeing collaborative programme manager for the Care Plus Group in North East Lincolnshire, welcomed the news. She is pictured with a bowel screening kit, which is posted free to those aged between 60 and 74. Picture: Rick Byrne Nationally the picture indicates that cancer survival statistics for breast, lung, prostate, colorectal and ovarian cancers continue to improve, while in North East Lincolnshire overall cancer survival rates are at an all-time high.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

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Sign up for course that could help to change your life

CHANGING: Young people, who have completed The Prince's Trust programme with Humberside Fire and Rescue, were presented with their certificates during an event at the Grimsby Institute. A 12-WEEK course aimed at boosting young people's job prospects has been described as "life changing" by those who have completed the programme.

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