Steve Beasant

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

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If you look after someone who is ill or disabled or you need extra support yourself, thinking about the things you might be legally entitled to isn’t always your top priority. You may not know that the law has changed recently. Young carers, and young people with care and support needs and their carers, now […]

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Don’t get caught out hiring unlicensed limos

by Steve Beasant on 29 May, 2015

Make sure that hired stretch limos or novelty vehicles are properly licensed. That is the message from the council’s licensing team as the prom season approaches. At the end of the summer school term, many primary and secondary schools mark the occasion with an annual prom or leavers’ celebration and parents should be aware of […]

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A council supported bus service is making it easier for patients to travel to and from Grimsby’s Hope Street Medical Centre. Working alongside Hope Street Medical Centre, part of Care Plus Group, the council redirected the 1,2 and 20 bus services to stop closer to the centre. A patient at the centre spoke of his […]

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Vulnerable families in North East Lincolnshire are set to benefit from a million pound project aimed at transforming children’s social care, thanks to funding from the Department for Education announced today. The £1m funding will be used by North East Lincolnshire Council to overhaul their child protection system to create a more effective way of […]

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Sniffer dogs helped North East Lincolnshire Council’s Trading Standards team uncover more than £3,000 worth of illicit tobacco during an operation in Grimsby this week. The illicit products have a street value of about £1,500 and were seized during inspection visits in the borough, conducted by Trading Standards officers with support from Humberside Police, during […]

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With the shortage of adopters and foster carers across the UK, leading charities believe the shortfall could be met if two per cent of LGBT people chose to adopt or foster. The council recruits and assesses carers from a range of backgrounds with the same sensitivity and consideration in each case; this includes lesbian, gay, […]

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Extra money for councils to get people home from hospital more quickly and stop them from being admitted in the first place. The government has found new funds to encourage more joint working between councils and the NHS. In a bid to ease the pressure on the NHS during the current cold snap, the Department […]

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North East Lincolnshire Council has secured grants totalling £125,000 that could help see more than 300 new homes built on three brownfield sites in the borough. Three winning bids were made by the council in competitions run by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and the Planning Advisory Service (PAS) to pilot the […]

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THE previously advertised revised collection of waste bins and recycling boxes across North East Lincolnshire over the festive period is currently running behind schedule. The freezing temperatures have made it difficult for crews to make collections due to slippery roads and footways. Crews will be working on Friday 2 January as planned and on Saturday […]

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Over half of all local two year olds are eligible for up to 15 hours free early education and childcare. Eligible two year olds can access their funded place with one of the 68 providers; including day nurseries, pre-schools, children’s centres and approved child minders. Funding starts the term after the child’s second birthday. Children […]

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