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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.

Community Hub

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.

Start here to find out more.

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.

Police Drop-Ins

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.

CleeTV latest

Watch the very latest videos on our CleeTV video channel


Issue 7 of our newsletter is now out June 2024. Download it here.

Urban Art Trail
We’ve been exploring the Urban Art on show around Cleethorpes and have put together a bit of a trail. Wander around Cleethorpes with us and see what’s on show.  Art Trail.
Community Forum
We now have an online Community Forum setup for North Cleethorpes, and we want you to get involved.
Find out more here  or visit the website here.  We can’t hold face to face meetings at the moment but we’re keen for residents in DN35 7xx and 8xx (the Big Local area) to register themselves (for free) and get involved in the discussions. Any questions contact us.
You can follow the public ‘micro blog’ with Big Local news from the Forum without even logging in!
Where are we operating?

Below is our area of focus and you can find more maps, as well as our interactive version here.

Bear with us…

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

Latest News

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  Visit the site to see the news or get registered to join in with any of the discussions going on.

The New Plan

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.

KOPS newsletter Aug 22


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.


Brocklebank Hall – the Super Shed at the rear of 82.

Latest pic!

Station Ramp

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.

Photo by Marvin Meyer on UnsplashOur new project is trying to support local residents who are ‘digitally disconnected’ and unable to get onto the internet. Find out more.

North Prom Planters

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.

Community Safety

Big Local has supported local Safe and Well fire and home safety checks in collaboration with Blue Lights Brigade and Humberside Fire and Rescue. We’ve also part-funded a local CERT team of volunteers to be on call if an emergency arises!

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.