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Measles bus visits Scunthorpe supermarket

Parents in North Lincolnshire, whose children have missed out on their vaccinations, are being encouraged to bring them along to a mobile clinic.


Nurses have been at Morrisons in Scunthorpe today, giving Year 8 and 9 students vaccinations against measles, diphtheria, tetanus and polio.

girl having injection

It comes a day after the UK lost its measles-free status.

Grimsby smokehouse to be demolished

Local Democracy Reporting Service

A former Grimsby fish smokehouse is to be demolished and replaced with business units.

North East Lincolnshire Council

North East Lincolnshire Council has approved plans by the E-factor Group to turn the former Fishwife Traditional Fishmongers on Cleethorpe Road into seven units for start-up and existing businesses.

North East Lincolnshire Council

The 19th Century smokehouse has been vacant since May 2016, when it was damaged by fire.

In 2018, Historic England refused an application by the council to have the building listed as a heritage asset.

Renewed appeal following Hull armed robbery

Police officers in Hull are trying to find a man who was involved in a knifepoint robbery at a shop.

An e-fit of a man
Humberside Police

A man was arrested following the robbery, which happened on Sunday 4 August on Greenwood Avenue, and has been released under investigation.

An e-fit appeal has been issued to try and find the man pictured.

Anybody who recognises the man above is asked to get in touch with police.