Regeneration of the North Promenade

The regeneration of the North Promenade Cleethorpes has been announced, this is part of The Coastal Communities funding secured by CoastNEL and the Council – it’s the £600K public art programme for the North Prom in Cleethorpes.

The fund is to specifically improve the arts and culture offer, with a twist. It will deliver a sculpture larger in height than the Angel of the North, dynamic swirling illuminations, funky fitness street furniture, and the longest outdoor contemporary visual gallery in the UK. 

You can also find out more at the Invest North East Lincs website here.

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WeCan at CPO – Male group full – spaces on the Women only group available

The WeCan project by CPO at Centre4 is starting Monday – spaces available on the Women only group.

Wecan is all about supporting individuals to build up their confidence and learn the skills required to obtain work or further training. They run specialised female and male only sessions, as well as mixed groups.

SESSIONS RUN AS FOLLOWS:

Women’s Only groups on Mondays

Men’s Only groups on Tuesdays

Co-Ed groups on Wednesdays

By the end of the programme you should have increased confidence, feelings of empowerment, positive life chances and be on a path to success.

You will also have certification in the Humber Employability Passport, which will show potential employers you are prepared for work.

Call  01472 236688 to book.

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The Heart of Your Community Awards is back in North East Lincolnshire

You can nominate the unsung heroes who make a difference in our community for the Grimsby Telegraph Heart of Your Community Awards 2019.

The Grimsby Telegraph are looking for a new set of deserving people and organisations to be nominated for this year’s awards.

Last November, the Humber Royal Hotel hosted the annual awards ceremony, which saw fundraising couple Brian and Betty Marsh crowned overall winners.

The couple have worked tirelessly for more than 20 years, raising money for the Humberston Hydrotherapy Pool which helps children with severe physical difficulties.

The judges, Grimsby Town manager Michael Jolley, the mayor of North East Lincolnshire councillor Hazel Chase and Gill Ross, of the John Ross MBE Community Trust Fund, said the work by Brian and Betty had been “inspirational” and had touched the lives of countless children and their families.

The awards provide an excellent opportunity for local companies to partner with the Grimsby Telegraph and GrimsbyLive to celebrate the people in our local community.

This year, awards will be presented across 12 categories, with an overall winner determined by a panel of judges.

Nominations can be made in the award categories for Emergency Services, Mental Health and Wellbeing, Young Sports Star, Friend/Neighbour of the Year, Inspiring Youngster, Community Project of the Year, Local Hero, Child of Courage, Charity Champion, Community Sports, Carer of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.

To view the full article, please visit the Grimsby Telegraph here.

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SKIP It!

Community groups and other organisations from across the area are teaming up with North East Lincolnshire Council to host their own Skip It events this summer.

Skip It started in the summer of 2018 as a new way to help people get rid of their household junk for free. Pop-up recycling points were set up for a day in each of the area’s 15 wards.

People brought everything from mattresses and washing machines to garden clippings and fence panels – most rubbish was recycled or sent to the energy from waste plant to generate electricity.

Skip It also gave people the chance to tidy up their neighbourhoods by clearing rubbish from areas where it was causing a nuisance.

Groups were invited to bid to set up their own pop-up recycling centres as part of a pilot project.

The confirmed dates and locations so far for 2019 include:

  • Waltham Parish Council: Tuesday 16 July, 10am to 6pm, Neville Turner Way, Waltham Park Bowls Club, Grimsby DN37 0EH
  • East Marsh Involve and East Marsh United: Friday 26 July, 10am to 6pm, Grant Thorold Park, East Marsh, Grimsby DN32 8BT
  • Centre 4: Thursday 8 August, 8am to 4pm, Sutcliffe Avenue shops, Grimsby DN33 1AD
  • Welholme Works: Tuesday 20 August, 10am to 6pm, Weelsby Woods, Grimsby DN32 8PW
  • Park Ward Together: Friday 23 August, 10am to 6pm, Barrett’s Recreation Ground (Park Avenue entrance), Grimsby DN32 0BX
  • Littlecoates Primary Academy: Tuesday 10 September, 8am to 4pm, Duke of York Gardens, Corporation Road, Grimsby
  • Haverstoe Community and Cleethorpes BeachCare: Wednesday 11 September, 10am to 6pm, Haverstoe Park (Hardy’s Road entrance), Cleethorpes DN35 0DH
  • Healing Parish Council: Monday 14 October, 10am to 6pm, Poplar Road Playing Field car park, Poplar Road, Healing
  • New Waltham Parish Council: Tuesday 15 October 10am to 6pm, New Waltham Community Hall car park (Greenlands), St Clements Way, New Waltham DN36 4GU.

For further information, please visit the NELC website here.

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Domestic Abuse Workshops NELincs

Domestic Abuse Workshops in partnership with NE Lincs Council & Women’s Aid.

FREE domestic abuse workshops have been developed for agency staff and practitioners to further their knowledge and experience of domestic abuse issues and of local services & laws available.

The purpose of these training/briefing sessions are to support and ensure that practitioners have the required skills, knowledge and confidence to work with children and families where domestic abuse is a factor.

**Participants must have a basic awareness of Domestic Abuse.
(Please note – Anyone who books a session & does not attend will incur a charge of £20)

Session 1:
DASH & how to assess risk

  • Identifying, understanding & assessing risks, including using the DASH tool.
  • Observe effective assessment skills in order to assess risk and safety.

Session 2:
Coercive Control

  • Understanding the definition
  • Exploring tactics and behaviours
  • Discuss the ever changing stages of coercive control
  • Understand legislation, inc., agency contribution to evidence gathering

Session 3:
DA Practitioner Updates

  • Discuss / explore new procedures & services available to you in NE Lincs. (Inc., local services, MARAC, Claire’s Law, DVPO’s, examples of safety plans, HBV, Trafficking, Operation Encompass)
  • Practitioner feedback on local DA services & practices (anonymously) to assist with future plans in NE Lincs.

Riverside Children’s Centre – 2019 Dates:

  • DASH & risks Thursday 22nd August – 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Coercive Control Thursday 22nd August – 1pm to 4pm
  • Practitioner Updates Friday 23rd August – 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • DASH & risks Saturday 7th September – 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Coercive Control Saturday 7th September – 1pm to 4pm
  • Practitioner Updates Saturday 14th September – 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • DASH & risks Monday 23rd September – 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Coercive Control Monday 23rd September – 1pm to 4pm
  • Practitioner Updates Tuesday 24th September – 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • DASH & risks Wednesday 9th October – 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Coercive Control Wednesday 9th October – 1pm to 4pm
  • Practitioner Updates Thursday 10th October – 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • DASH & risks Thursday 14th November – 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Coercive Control Thursday 14th November – 1pm to 4pm
  • Practitioner Updates Friday 15th November – 9.30am to 12.30pm

To book please email: peopleandculture-general@nelincs.gov.uk

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Grimsby regeneration kickstarted with multi-million pound boost

Jake Berry announces nearly £4 million of new investment into Grimsby as part of the next phase of its Town Deal.

  • government announces next phase of Grimsby Town Deal, awarding an extra £3.75 million to kickstart major regeneration plans for town centre, with new plans including a brand-new Youth Zone
  • Town Deal delivers on the government’s Northern Powerhouse vision and is a key part of its modern Industrial Strategy which is boosting productivity across the UK by backing business and investing in skills, industries and infrastructure

Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry today (11 July) unveiled nearly £4 million of new investment into Grimsby as part of the next phase of its pioneering Town Deal – and hailed the town’s unprecedented regeneration strategy.

As part of the second phase of the Town Deal, North East Lincolnshire Council will work with national charity OnSide to develop a brand-new Youth Zone in Grimsby town centre. OnSide currently successfully operates a national network of 12 Youth Zones across the UK with a number of others in the development pipeline.

For the full Article please click here for the GOV.UK website.

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Humberside Fire and Rescure Fire Cadets

Humberside Fire and Rescure are starting a Fire Cadets scheme in September and are looking for suitable young people to get involved.

Can you:

  • commit to 2 hours a week on an evening, for a year?
  • commit to working as part of a team?
  • travel to Peaks Lane Fire Station, Grimsby and get home safely?

Are you:

  • between 13 and 16 years of age?
  • wanting to do something different?

They can offer you a chance to:

  • Learn new things! Enjoy yourself!! Learn team building skills!
  • Do fun and interesting activities including using fire-fighting equipment!
  • Meet new friends! Learn basic life-saving first aid! Receive a qualification!
  • Get fitter and more active! Learn leadership skills!
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