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Call for taxi license costs to remain the same

It's as the authority have increased their license fees by 38% to cover the cost of administration costs.

Grimsby MP Austin Mitchell to stand down

It's the end of an era for Grimsby's MP Austin Mitchell.

Parkinsons sufferers welcome education programme

People who've been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in North East Lincolnshire are being urged to sign up to a new educational programme.

Better facilities for disabled students

The building of new facilities at a Grimsby college will provide physically disabled students with key life skills.

North East Lincolnshire water is rated highly

North East Lincolnshire's beaches have come out on top when it comes to the quality of their water.

Council keeping bowling clubs in the dark

North East Lincolnshire's bowling clubs say it's about time the Council told them who's responsible for maintaining their greens.

North East Lincs school get national attention

Woodland's new primary school in Grimsby has been attracting attention from all over the country.

Cleethorpes Care Home to close

A consultation's under way into the closure of a care home in Cleethorpes.

Grimsby's High Wire gets a new home

The play equipment can now be found at Oasis Academy Wintringham

Plans for flood rescue centre in Grimsby

It would be the base to train emergency services from across the UK

Disability group criticise the council

They say the council aren't making public toilets enough of a priority.

Man in hospital after assault in Grimsby

It happened at an address on Cooper Lane in Laceby when three men entered a property and assaulted a man in his twenties.

Funding shortage for youth centre in Grimsby

They're meeting North East Lincolnshire Council to discuss cash that's available

Businesses reassured by Environment Agency

Businesses in North East Lincolnshire shouldn't panic about future flooding. They met with the Environment Agency last week to discuss Decembers tidal surge.

Work cycle competition returns to NE Lincs

Last year nearly a thousand people took part in the event which sees organisations competing against each other.

North Bank investment will benefit South Bank

Yesterday Siemens and Associated British Ports announced they are building to two wind turbine plants in East Yorkshire.

Schools affected by teacher walkout

Many teachers across the Lincs FM region have decided to walk out today - in a row over pensions, pay and working conditions.

New bus station gets a mixed response

There's been criticism of the multi million pound regeneration scheme. Businesses have claimed they've lost revenue as a result of the disruption.

Cinema plans a 'win-win' for Grimsby

The owners of Freshney Place shopping centre say they want to buy neighbouring Riverhead Square to expand their leisure facilities.

Plans drawn up for multi-million pound cinema in Grimsby

Freshney Place shopping centre could expand

No more cremation charges for unborn babies

North East Lincolnshire council have indicated they will agree to waive all cremation charges for unborn babies.

Cuts planned for NE Lincs Youth services

The council are looking at how they can make youth services more efficient.

North Sea fish stocks growing

After years of severe restrictions imposed on trawlermen like those in Grimsby it seems fish stocks are now seeing improvements.

Worries over zero hours contracts in North East Lincs

Councillors have voted for action on the matter which can leave workers asked to do long hours without getting the same rights as regular staff.

People across North East Lincs react to the budget

Businesses and residents across North East Lincs have been responding to yesterday's budget announcement.

Public toilet turn around

There's a pledge two public toilets earmarked for closure in Grimsby will remain open until alternatives are found.

Anti-social behaviour targetted in Scartho

A project's been launched to ensure the area's most vulnerable people aren't missing out on the vital support they need.

Exciting new phase for Discovery Centre

Thirty volunteers have come forward to help monitor wildlife at the Discovery Centre in Cleethorpes.

Man charged in connection with a serious crash in Grimsby

A 25 year old woman was left with potentially life changing injuries as a result of the crash and was airlifted to Hull Royal Infirmary.

Disabled angler wants better access to Cleethorpes lake

There are claims Cleethorpes Country Park could attract large numbers of disabled anglers if facilities there were improved.

Developers may appeal decision over Louth homes

Campaigners in Louth say they'll fight developers if an appeal's lodged against a housing development in the town.

Death crash Ambulance driver found guilty

An ambulance driver from Grimsby has been found guilty of driving without due care and attention which led to the death of a pensioner.

Immingham man gets the region's first parenting order

Parents in North East Lincolnshire are being told to take responsibility for their children's behaviour or face the consequences.

Closure of public toilets in NE Lincolnshire

Public conveniences by the Market Hall in Grimsby and at Grant Street in Cleethorpes will shut as a result of cost saving measures.

Fishing minister comes to Grimsby

George Eustice is visiting the Fish market, the Seafood village and Morrison's Manufacturing facility.

New school for Grimsby's 14-16 year olds

A new school designed to equip young people with the necessary skills to get into work's- opening up in Grimsby this year.

New Crimestoppers branch launched in NE Lincs

Former policeman Ken Andrews is behind the initiative.

£50,000 needed for Goxhill Church

A church in Goxhill needs to find £50,000 if they are to carry out necessary repairs.

Beach chalets future to be reviewed

Council looking at the iconic beach chalets future

Boy allegedly assaulted in Grimsby

It happened in the early hours of Saturday morning in the town centre when the 17 year old was walking home from a night out.

Trench built in Immingham for WW1 commemorations

It'll be built next to the memorial on Pelham Road and will show what trenches looked like on the Western Front during WW1.

Lincolnshire mum celebrates son's record breaking trek

British Explorer Ben Saunders last week set the record for the longest ever polar journey by foot after retracing Captain Scott's ill fated journey to the South Pole.

Hopes for a new renewable plant in Grimsby

If it gets the go ahead the site will be the first of it's kind in the UK. It's all part of a drive to find alternative cost-effective low carbon renewable energy.

£10 million for Grimsby's flood defences

Flood defences in North East Lincolnshire are getting a multi- million pound injection of cash.

War of words continues between Able UK & ABP

The company behind the energy park Able UK claims Dock operator ABP is using delaying tactics over its jetty proposal.

HMS Grimsby arrives in town

HMS Grimsby is a mine hunter and will be alongside at the docks for the next few days.

Claims council tax raise will hit families in North East Lincs

Proposals to raise council tax in North East Lincolnshire by 1.9 per cent have been criticised by the Conservatives. Labour want an increase for the first time in 4 years saying times are tough and accepting a half a million pound Government grant for a freeze won't give them enough cash.

Health Secretary visits Immingham

Jeremy Hunt visited the Roxton practice in Immingham and spoke about high death rates at Grimsby hospital.

Former school site could be turned into housing development

Almost 500 new houses could be built in Grimsby on the site of a former secondary school.

Taxi drivers unhappy about changes to their ranks

The changes have been made because of ongoing work at the bus station.

Cardboard cut out police officers used in Louth

The faces of local police officers and PCSOs are being used to put off would be shoplifters.

Unions speak out over council draft budget

Unions have warned pending cuts to North East Lincolnshire council's budget will have a devastating impact on the community.

Humberside Police face further cutbacks

A smaller than expected Government grant means the force must save £1 million more than was previously thought.

More children are now using legal highs

Increase in North East Lincolnshire

Crack-down to continue on drink-drivers

Humberside Police launched festive campaign

Debt leading to homelessness in Grimsby

Increase of sofa-surfers with nowhere to live

Cleethorpes MP pushes for more flood defence funding

Cleethorpes' MP is urging the Government to back recommendations on how the Banks of the Humber could be protected from further flooding.

Libraries could be run by volunteers

Interest has been expressed

Grimsby CAB sees people seeking Christmas debt advice

People are beginning to seek help paying for Christmas

Fears for stray dogs in Compass FM region

It's thought people not being able to afford to keep their dogs or pay the fine to retrieve them is one of the factors behind the increasing numbers.

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