Community Covid-19 General Miscellaneous

Reflections – 5 weeks to Christmas

So, how do you feel in regards to a possible 25 days full lockdown in January, and a tight conditions run up up after 2nd December, to pay for a lowering of family contact standards over Christmas? Personally, with 13 grandchildren that have not had a proper hug or contact since before March, my wife […]

Community Covid-19 General Local News Prevention Safer and Stronger


Wash your hands. Cover your face. Make space. We must act now to control the spread of the virus. The single most important action we can all take in fighting coronavirus is to stay at home to protect the NHS and save lives. ·       From Thursday 5 November to Wednesday 2 December, national restrictions apply […]

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Local police alerts.

Are you signed up to receive alerts sent out by the various ward force PCSO’s and PC’s? If not, why not? Free information sent to your phone or computer for free and helping you to be free from theft or anti social behaviour in some cases – no brainer ! There has been a signaificant […]

Community Covid-19 General Local News National News


So, week 2 of lockdown,  and we have leapt up from 5th nationally to 4th, with daily figures of new cases seemingly rising on a daily basis. As I travel doing my main employment and other volunteer work, I see many instances of what should not be happening – large gatherings at school gates with […]

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Received today – please note the circumstances and advice given. ——————————– Scam Calls   If you receive a call from your council office offering you a council tax refund do not give any details over the phone, but hang up and call your council tax office & clarify the call was genuine.   A resident in our force area recently […]

Community Covid-19 General Local News Miscellaneous

Lockdown 2 & bonfire night – a lot to take in !

This is such a confusing time as we drop into the 2nd lockdown period until December 2nd as a minimum. Many people will also be very disappointed that Bonfire night celebrations as public events are now banned as well. However, from recent nightly events around my own area, sales of fireworks have not diminished, as […]



Please note the following news item concerning flood sirens within Grimsby & Cleethropes. If further information is needed, please contact me, or Karl at Big Local, Cleethorpes. ————————————— Good morning, I am contacting you regarding the future of the Grimsby and Cleethorpes flood sirens to seek your support. The 18 flood sirens were originally installed […]

Community Covid-19 General Meetings Prevention

Halloween advice from the police

Local News Update We all know that Halloween is going to be a little different this year – but that doesn’t mean it can’t still be spooktacular! The restrictions currently in place to keep us all safe and prevent the spread of Covid-19 may rule out trick or treating and Halloween parties but there are […]

Community Covid-19 General Prevention

Tier 3 – Distinct possibility on the horizon?

Tier 3 areas are slowly creeping eastwards, and are currently on the verge of entering North Lincolnshire, with their proximity to the Sheffield area. We are obviously next in line, as the threat creeps towards the eastern coastline. Are you currently doing everything possible to reduce risk of infections to yourself, your family, contact with […]

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Winter anti burglar information

Those really nice people within the Croft Baker Ward policing team have taken some time to prepare a quite conmprehensive infomation listing to assist all residents against the winter dark night burglaries with solid preventative measures to consider. As this is so good, I have blatently borrowed it to distribute across the full readership of […]

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Autumn on the way – changes and new advice.

A bit of a mixed bag message today: DARK NIGHTS, COVID CHANGES, SCAMMER ALERTS Dark nights – as the clock changes soon, and dark nights really fall on us, have you looked through those amongst your neighbours and friends who will be battening down the hatches and curtains, and staying indoors for many more hours […]

Community Covid-19 General Miscellaneous

Imminent 2nd lockdown? – are you prepared?

Well, how things can change in a week !! Higher infection rates, schools have had to isolate staff and sutdents in several local areas, moving locally into a red situation for Covid cases – not good. So, how would a 2nd lockdown of any sort affect you, your family, your neighbours? Can you remember what […]

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Dark Nights – Burglars delight!

As Autumn draws ever nearer, the nights are starting to draw in, and the earlier it gets dark, the better it is for opportunist burglars. Now is a good time to ensure that your safety and security measures for your property are in good order. Burglars hate unexpected lights showing them up on cctv systems,so […]

Community Covid-19 Local News Scams


We are rising locally in the national ratings for declared Covid positive tests. There is also a rise in hearing about different types of scams that arise from the crisis. Karl will be updating the scams section every Friday as normal, but please, beware of anyone wanting to engage you in paying for tests, or […]

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Another new set of meeting and gathering rules have emerged – are you keeping up with the latest changes, and more to the point, do you understand how they are working? I do not regard myself as stupid, but am finding that the constant changing rounds of “do this”, now “don’t do this !” within […]