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News from around the area: January 2016


27 January 2016

People around North East Lincolnshire will be taking part in a national event on the 28th January as part of Young Carers Awareness Day. A day of recognition for all Young Carers around the UK.

27 January 2016

From this week ‘Are You Ok?’ cards, a new resource to raise awareness about mental health and the support available, are being distributed to taxi drivers in North East Lincolnshire in a bid to improve the emotional wellbeing of residents in this area.

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.