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Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Great Grimsby and Councillor for the East Marsh Learn more

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Are you ready to switch?

by Steve Beasant on 6 August, 2013

North East Lincolnshire Council and Hull City Council have joined forces with 12 other councils to give householders the chance to save money on their gas and electricity bills. Ready to Switch is a collective switching initiative that uses the combined buying power of residents to negotiate cheaper prices directly with energy companies. So far […]

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The reinvention of the 1950s living room

by Steve Beasant on 3 August, 2013

91% of UK adults tune into the main TV set in the living room at least once a week Yet more than half (53%) regularly multi-task with other media while watching TV A quarter (25%) of us regularly interact with, or communicate about TV shows while we’re watching Half of adults (51%) now own a […]

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Last year, thousands of people flocked to North East Lincolnshire for the inaugural Cleethorpes Airshow and this year’s event promises to be a great celebration – it is hoped that this years event will be bigger and better than 2012. Cleethorpes lends itself to a perfect location and backdrop to an aircraft display of both […]

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Cleethorpes Carnival road closures

by Steve Beasant on 19 July, 2013

A number of temporary road closures will be in place along the route of the Cleethorpes Community Carnival Parade on Saturday 20 July. Thousands of people are expected to celebrate the carnival as it winds its way along a four-and-a-half mile route from Sidney Park to the Meridian Park Arena. Floats are due to leave […]

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Liberal Democrat MP for Cambridge Julian Huppert has succeeded in his call for a Parliamentary debate into a report on how to make cycling safer across Britain. The report contains 18 recommendations from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Cycling inquiry led by Julian Huppert. Julian Huppert’s call for a discussion on the Get Britain […]

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Communities Minister Don Foster has today announced the locations and line-ups of 330 free concerts this summer across England, bringing people from all backgrounds together to listen to the best local musicians. The concerts will be free for everyone – the audience and the musicians – and will take place at a wide variety of […]

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Discards will become a thing of the past after the UK Government secured a historic victory in Brussels to set firm dates to introduce a ban. The agreement signals a momentous step towards fundamental reform of the broken Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and will see the wasteful practice of discarding edible fish banned for pelagic […]

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The Live Music Act, which deregulates entertainment licensing in the UK, became law today. The change in law, which will see venues in the UK with a capacity of under 200 people no longer needing a licence for live music, is part of a government move to free businesses from red tape, which ministers say […]

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Ofcom yesterday awarded the first licences to run local TV services on digital terrestrial TV (DTT) in Brighton and Grimsby.   The awards follow new legislation enabling Ofcom to issue local TV licences. The channels will broadcast on a specific ‘multiplex’, a discrete amount of spectrum reserved for local TV broadcasting on DTT.   The […]

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North East Lincolnshire’s first multi-cultural mela festival will be held on Sunday 3 June 2012 in People’s Park, Grimsby. From 11am to 4pm, enjoy the vibrant and varied entertainment, sample different cuisine and watch cooking demonstrations. Look around a variety of stalls and take part in workshops – from Bollywood dancing to wearing of Sari […]

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