BIG LOCAL NORTH CLEETHORPES
Working to bring together the talent, skill and ambition of local organisations and individuals, in order to identify the needs of local people and take action in response to those needs
The Community Hub at 82 Grimsby Road is open for residents and others to drop in.
Generally there are staff available Mon-Thur 9.30am-3.30pm. If the shutters are up, then we are probably open. Pop in if you can.
The Big Local Community Hub is open. Visit us at 82 Grimsby Road Cleethorpes.
We’re over halfway through our 10 year, £1 million, Big Lottery funded initiative to invest in North Cleethorpes to make it a better place to live and work.
We’re helping to regenerate buildings, places and open spaces. We’re supporting local people young and old. We’re encouraging participation through events and activities. We’re encouraging ideas and supporting those who want North Cleethorpes to evolve.
In memory of Ian Brocklebank who passed away December 2020.
Ian had always been an active community champion supporting causes that he was passionate about. He had been involved with Big Local North Cleethorpes even before it was established and was Vice-Chair of the Committee for many years. Our condolences and best wishes to his family and everyone who knew him. You will be missed Ian and thank you for everything you did.
Regular drop-ins by the Community Policing Team at 82 Grimsby Road are currently on hold. They will restart when the situation permits. However the local Policing Teams for Sidney Sussex and Croft Baker wards are regularly scheduling Zoom meet ups and drop ins, so check their information pages here (Croft Baker) or here (Sidney Sussex). Find out much more about local community policing here.
Watch the very latest video on our CleeTV video channel. This one is a showcase of what Big Local North Cleethorpes is all about.
Once again, Big Local sponsored the Urban Arts Reclaim Festival to bring Arts to North Cleethorpes.
Find out more
Issue 6 of our newsletter is now out Feb 2023)
Download it here.
Below is our area of focus and you can find more maps, as well as our interactive version here.
We’re aware that this website is now a little long in the tooth and need of some updates. We’re going to be working on it over the next few months, so please be patient whilst we bring the website up to date. Thanks. Karl
As well as our main blog on this website, we now are sharing more regular, smaller items of news and updates on our North Cleethorpes Forum website here www.biglocalnorthcleethorpes.org.uk/northclee Visit the site to see the news or get registered to join in with any of the discussions going on.
We’re now in year 3 of our Phase 2 Plan.
Our themes are: young people; older people; environment; arts and culture and positive community development.
In addition, we are offering post-lockdown support for families; young mums and also offer help to residents to deal with digital issues and generally “getting started” again.
Free security equipment for local people
North Cleethorpes residents can request small items of personal or household security equipment for free from Big Local. We have a limited stock and we’re focusing on older or more vulnerable people and households in the DN35 7.. and DN35 8.. postcodes. Read on for what is available and how to make a request.
The Cleethorpes Cycle Hub opened at Cleethorpes Railway Station after a major rennovation of a station building. Big Local invested funds to help build a new access ramp to the station from the promenade to help ease access to the platform for cyclists, buggies, mobility scooters and more.
Our new project is trying to support local residents who are ‘digitally disconnected’ and unable to get onto the internet. Find out more.
To brighten up North Prom and encourage visitors to the businesses, Big Local part-funds planters each year. Supported by volunteers and the North Prom businesses the planters are around all season. Details here.
Charity shops in Cleethorpes have begun to reopen. Show them your support. Visit our page of information about all the local shops here.
The Super Shed at the rear of 82 is finished and operational (and now known as “Brocklebank Hall”. find out more here.
We have a new Holiday Home at Thorpe Park in Cleethorpes which can be made available at a subsidised rate to residents in North Cleethorpes who may not be able to have other opportunities for holidays.
Mural at Poplar Road Fire Station created by local artists and supported by BLNC. Unveiled March 2018.