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27 January 2016

New research reveals that young women aged 25-49 in North East Lincolnshire are less likely to attend a smear test in comparison to women aged 50-64. This year in North East Lincolnshire only 77% of eligible young women had a smear test compared to 82% of women aged 50-64.

New shared service plans move forward -

19 January 2016

In the latest step to creating a brand new shared service between North and North East Lincolnshire Councils that will save more than £12m by 2026, a name has now been chosen: Northern Lincolnshire Business Connect – that will give the new shared service a recognisable identity.

14 January 2016

Plans to improve road safety and traffic flow at one of North East Lincolnshire’s busiest junctions have been presented at a parish council meeting in New Waltham.

06 January 2016

A new campaign was launched today encouraging parents in North East Lincolnshire to get “Sugar Smart” and take control of their children’s sugar intake. The Change4Life campaign follows revelations that four-to-10 year olds consume an estimated 5,500 sugar cubes a year (22kg), weighing the same as an average five-year-old.