Steve Beasant

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

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A new campaign was launched today encouraging parents in North East Lincolnshire to get “Sugar Smart” and take control of their children’s sugar intake. The Change4Life campaign follows revelations that four-to-10 year olds consume an estimated 5,500 sugar cubes a year (22kg), weighing the same as an average five-year-old. Currently, 26% of four to five-year-olds […]

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Are you missing out on free childcare for your two year old?

by Steve Beasant on 26 November, 2015

Parents of 1,004 North East Lincolnshire two year olds have already found out that they are eligible for 15 hours free early education and childcare this academic year, but many more parents may be missing out. Eligible two year olds can access their funded place with subscribed providers across the borough: nurseries, pre-schools, family hubs […]

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Starting School for the First Time – September 2016

by Steve Beasant on 16 November, 2015

All children who were born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012 will be eligible to start school in September 2016. The process for applying for a school place for September 2016 has already started and information on how to apply has been issued to all nurseries and early years providers in North East […]

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House of Commons debate for NEL Youth Parliament member

by Steve Beasant on 16 November, 2015

Member of Youth Parliament for North East Lincolnshire, Salema Khatun, and other members from around the country took part in a live debate at the House of Commons on November 13 to tackle issues that matter most to young people. The UK Youth Parliament is an organisation run by young people, for young people. With […]

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Council tax telephone scam warning

by Steve Beasant on 16 October, 2015

North East Lincolnshire Council is warning people to be wary of a telephone scam where an automated message is left saying money is owed for council tax. The warning comes after four reports of calls where messages were left saying around £500 was owed to North East Lincolnshire Council for council tax and they should […]

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Operation Impact launches today on the East Marsh

by Steve Beasant on 21 September, 2015

Local community urged to join in.  An event to help identify the issues affecting the East Marsh is being held today and members of the community are urged to come along. The session being held between 9am and midday at Central Hall in Duncombe Street in the town will be attended by representatives from Humberside […]

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Councils need greater powers to tackle rogue landlords taking advantage of residents struggling to find decent housing in the private rented sector. All too often landlords found ripping off their tenants have not been flagged by pre-licence tests and have shrugged off paltry fines when councils have taken them to court. In response to a […]

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Week of Action to tackle issues in the East Marsh

by Steve Beasant on 18 September, 2015

People living in the East Marsh are being urged to stand up and be counted by taking part in a week long initiative being launched on next week in the town. Operation Impact will see a multi-agency approach to tackling problem areas across the whole of the Humberside Police force area with the initiative kicking […]

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Gas Safety Week: Fighting for a Gas Safe nation

by Steve Beasant on 11 September, 2015

North East Lincolnshire Council, in partnership with Cofely are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week 2015, taking place 14-20 September. Gas Safety Week is an annual safety week to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances. It is co-ordinated by Gas Safe Register, the official list […]

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Former shop owner fined £4,000 after illicit tobacco find

by Steve Beasant on 11 September, 2015

A former shop owner has been fined £4,000 and ordered to pay £685 in costs and charges after Trading Standards officers from North East Lincolnshire Council found illicit cigarettes and tobacco during three separate visits. Darbas Mallah Hassan, 28, former owner of the Cornershop Newsagent and Slavika in Freeman Street, Grimsby, pleaded guilty to 10 […]

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