Steve Beasant

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

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Top ten Trading Standards tips for Christmas

by Steve Beasant on 16 December, 2014

Trading Standards officers from North East Lincolnshire Council are reminding local consumers to remain savvy shoppers in the run up to Christmas. As many shoppers prepare to face the high street, North East Lincolnshire Council has issued ten top tips for avoiding problems with goods and traders. Tip 1: Shop around for the best deals. […]

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Households are being urged to show extra vigilance and ensure vulnerable friends, neighbours and relatives are safe as the big freeze bites. With forecasters predicting severe weather – temperatures are expected to plummet this weekend, with the north particularly vulnerable to icy conditions and snow – the Local Government Association, which represents almost 400 local […]

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Supporting small businesses in North East Lincolnshire

by Steve Beasant on 5 December, 2014

There’s an early Christmas present for small businesses in North East Lincolnshire this Saturday as the council is waving car parking charges goodbye for the day. Fourteen council car parks will be free to use all day on Saturday, 6 December, to help promote Small Business Saturday, a national campaign to help small businesses. The […]

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Two more North East Lincolnshire community-run library services will open early in the new year The council run service at Humberston will close for Christmas on Tuesday, December 23 and at Grant Thorold on Wednesday, December 24. Recently formed local group, Your Community Hub, will take over the running of both Humberston and Grant Thorold […]

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Councils ready for big freeze

by Steve Beasant on 30 November, 2014

Councils are ready for any snow and ice this year with around 1.3 million tonnes of salt stockpiled for winter, according to a survey of highway bosses. Temperatures across the country are forecasted to drop next week. The Local Government Association’s annual Winter Readiness Survey shows councils have been topping up their salt supplies – […]

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Snowy scenes of the local area from times-gone-by have been made into a collection of Christmas cards by Lincs Inspire Libraries. Five photographs from Grimsby Library’s local history collection have been selected – Fryston Corner, Snowy Bargate, Hundleby Mill, the Pontoon and People’s Park Lodge. They provide a renewed use of the vast photographic collection […]

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North East Lincolnshire Council’s Trading Standards team confiscated about £16,500 worth of illicit tobacco in an operation in the borough on Tuesday, 28 October. As the result of a partnership between North East Lincolnshire Council, North East Lincolnshire Health and Well Being Board, and the North East Lincolnshire Tobacco Alliance, tobacco detection dogs have discovered […]

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The collection of garden waste bins across North East Lincolnshire will stop after November 28, as winter sets in. The amount of garden waste generated by residents falls considerably over the winter months, so as in previous years, the collections will be suspended until week beginning Monday, March 2, 2015. While the service is suspended, […]

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It was reported yesterday that further work has been carried out on the ‘crazy paving’ in Grimsby town centre and there is a warning from North East Lincolnshire Council that further works might be necessary. The Grimsby Telegraph reports: Contractors have carried out what North East Lincolnshire Council has described as “preliminary investigative works” on […]

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An award winning tutor with North East Lincolnshire Council’s Community Learning Service (CLS) has a new course starting this week. Creative arts tutor Jo Smith was awarded first prize at the Open Exhibition at the Steel Rooms in Brigg earlier this month. Jo said: “It is great to have won first prize at the fantastic […]

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