Steve Beasant

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

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Trading Standards seize massive haul of illicit cigarettes

by Steve Beasant on 9 September, 2015

A massive consignment of illicit cigarettes has been uncovered by North East Lincolnshire Council’s Trading Standards team during an operation in Grimsby Trading Standards officers working with specially trained sniffer dogs found an estimated 300,000 illicit cigarettes and 150kg tobacco as they searched six premises, including a flat and a house, in the Freeman Street […]

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Grimsby Town Hall celebrates Heritage Open Days

by Steve Beasant on 9 September, 2015

Grimsby Town Hall will open its doors to visitors this Friday and Saturday between 10am and 4pm as part of the Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days Heritage Open Days celebrate England’s fantastic architecture and culture by offering free access to places that are usually closed to the public or normally charge for admission. This year’s theme […]

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There’s something fishy going on in Cleethorpes…

by Steve Beasant on 26 August, 2015

Fantastic feats of fish filleting will be on show in Cleethorpes this August bank holiday weekend as the UK’s top fishmongers compete for the title of British Fish Craft Champion. North East Lincolnshire Council is delighted to be hosting the British Fish Craft Championships®, bringing together the nation’s best fishmongers from independent shops to supermarket […]

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Landlords urged to act ahead of proposed new safety laws

by Steve Beasant on 18 August, 2015

Landlords are being urged to ensure that they are ready for proposed new safety laws due to come into force from 1 October 2015. The new regulations will require private rented sector landlords to improve the fire safety of their tenants, as well as offer protection against carbon monoxide poisoning. For relevant properties, the proposed […]

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Don’t bow to peer pressure

by Steve Beasant on 18 August, 2015

Stay Safe Over Summer: You don’t have to do anything you don’t want to Don’t be pressured into putting yourself at risk this summer. That’s the latest message from Humberside Police to young people as part of the force’s Stay Safe Over Summer campaign. Launched at the start of the summer break in partnership with […]

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Motorists in North East Lincolnshire could be putting their families lives at risk for the sake of saving a few pounds on tyres, Trading Standards have warned. A recent intelligence-lead survey of ‘part worn’ tyres on sale in Grimsby found 9 out of 17 were unsafe and some were deemed ‘safety critical’. The tyres were […]

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Cash injection for coastal communities

by Steve Beasant on 17 July, 2015

A fantastic new opportunity to support our coastal communities in North East Lincolnshire is a step closer thanks to funding secured from Government. A brand new partnership called CoastNEL is to be created in North East Lincolnshire to help promote and develop our coastal area, thanks to an injection of cash from the Coastal Communities Fund. […]

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A nationwide safety alert is being issued by fire authorities after a “highly disturbing” spate of fires caused by dodgy e-cigarette chargers which explode. The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents all 49 fire and rescue authorities in England and Wales, fears that these are the “tip of the iceberg” and many cases go unreported. […]

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Breastfeeding Awareness Week, 22 – 28 June 2015

by Steve Beasant on 15 June, 2015

Breastfeeding Awareness Week is approaching and North East Lincolnshire Council’s Infant Feeding team and breastfeeding peer supporters will be present at events across the borough. Mums are invited to drop by at information stands and events on the following days: Monday, 22 June, 9:30-11:30am at Family Services (Maternity), Grimsby Hospital Monday, 22 June, 1-3pm at […]

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Bike Week in North East Lincolnshire

by Steve Beasant on 15 June, 2015

This week is national Bike Week and to celebrate North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with Cofely, has a series of events lined up to give people the chance to discover cycling. Two town centre bike days have been organised for Friday and Saturday 19 and 20 June in Grimsby town centre. There’s a […]

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