Steve Beasant

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

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Overnight Road closure of Cleethorpe Road, announced

by Steve Beasant on 30 December, 2014

An overnight road closure will be in place on the A180 Cleethorpe Road between Freeman Street and Lockhill roundabout on the night of Sunday 4 January. The closure is part of the ongoing works to improve air quality and ease congestion in the Riby Square area of Grimsby. The road will close at 7.30pm on […]

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North East Lincolnshire Council and partners are supporting Dry January, the month long national ‘no alcohol’ challenge from Alcohol Concern and Public Health England, and encouraging local residents who would like to take part to take a month out from alcohol and enjoy the benefits of having a break from drinking. The national campaign launched […]

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Steer clear of fake booze!

by Steve Beasant on 23 December, 2014

With Christmas and New Year festivities in full swing, the council’s Trading Standards officers are visiting local businesses checking for cheap, illegal alcohol and warning people to only buy from reputable retailers. This warning comes as hundreds of bottles of counterfeit alcohol have been seized in other parts of the Yorkshire and Humber region and […]

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North East Lincolnshire Council has been allocated £10.4m from central government to repair the borough’s roads over the next six years. The money will be invested mostly in preventative maintenance to improve the condition and prolong the lifespan of the area’s road surfaces. The announcement was made today, Tuesday, by Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin as […]

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Fake Nike trainers worth £1m seized at Immingham Dock

by Steve Beasant on 23 December, 2014

North East Lincolnshire Council’s Trading Standards team working with officers from the UK’s Border Force have seized a shipment of fake Nike Air Max trainers with a street value of £1-million. Border Force officers stopped a container lorry after it arrived at Immingham docks from Esbjerg in Denmark. They suspected the contents to be counterfeit […]

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85,000 troubled families have had their lives turned around

by Steve Beasant on 22 December, 2014

The government’s Troubled Families programme has now helped turn around the lives of over 85,000 of the hardest to help households, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles announced today (22 December 2014). With over 99% of families the Prime Minister pledged to support now being actively worked with, councils have had payments-by-results made for over two-thirds of […]

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Gas companies must give free electronic carbon monoxide alarms to all households in a bid to halt thousands of annual poisonings, say councils. The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents almost 400 local councils – who have responsibility for public health – says there is a “moral imperative” for utility giants to act on the […]

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Smokers who sign up to quit with North East Lincolnshire’s Stop Smoking Service will have the opportunity to receive a free 12-week gym membership at Lincs Inspire’s Grimsby Leisure Centre when they kick the habit. The new campaign, which launches on Monday, January 5, is available to smokers living in North East Lincolnshire who attend […]

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Detection dogs help sniff out £23,000 of illicit tobacco

by Steve Beasant on 19 December, 2014

North East Lincolnshire Council’s Trading Standards team has confiscated about £23,000 worth of illicit tobacco in an operation in the borough on Tuesday, 16 December – the largest haul so far this year. As the result of a partnership between North East Lincolnshire Council, North East Lincolnshire Health and Well Being Board, and the North […]

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Trading Standards officers are warning households in North East Lincolnshire to be wary of cold callers offering to carry work on their homes. The warning comes after reports of a man calling at a home in the Grimsby area offering to carry out roofing repairs and felting services. He had no identification or calling card […]

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