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North East Lincolnshire Council logo

North East Lincolnshire Council: NELC is the local authority of North East Lincolnshire. It is a unitary authority, having the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined. It was established following the abolition of Humberside County Council on 1 April 1996. Chief Executive Rob Walsh was appointed in February 2018 and the current leader of the council is Conservative Cllr Philip Jackson.


EQUANS: Regeneration partners of North East Lincolnshire Council, the company is based in New Oxford House in Grimsby Town Centre, providing outcome-based solutions that address the area’s most pressing needs, helping to optimise resources, deliver services more efficiently and strengthen the links between citizens and local authorities.

Hull and East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership logo

Hull and East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership: HEYLEP is a partnership of business, education and the four Humber local authorities, which includes North East Lincolnshire Council, working together to promote and develop the area surrounding the Humber Estuary and provide strategic economic leadership to create jobs and deliver growth.

Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership logo

Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership: GLLEP works with the public and private sector to deliver sustainable economic growth. It has the aim of helping the business sector to increase productivity and innovation, create new employment opportunities and develop infrastructure that supports economic growth.

European Regional Development Fund logo

The European Regional Development Fund: The European Social Fund and the European Regional Development Fund make up the bulk of the EU’s ‘European Structural and Investment Funds’ programme. This is the main fund which provides money specifically to regions of the UK.