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Officers investigating an incident near Cleethorpes would like to speak with a person who they believe could assist with their enquiries.

It is reported that the victim was walking down the A1031 between Humberston and Cleethorpes at around 7:00am on Sunday 22 May, before they were sexually assaulted near ‘Buck Beck’ between Wilton Road and Taylor’s Avenue.

We believe a man who was walking two medium-sized brown dogs in the area at the time may be able to assist with our investigation.

He is described as in his 50s, between 5’2” and 5’5” tall and was wearing a light blue coloured fleece with long sleeves and a cap.

If this was you, or if you have any information that may help with our enquiries, please call us on our non-emergency number 101 quoting log 172 of 22 May.

A Thai Massage and Spa business has opened in Cleethorpes as part of the restoration of Alexandra Road.

The building is the central property of a block of six (30-35 Alexandra Road), between Albert Street and Dolphin Street.

Number 33 has had a colourful past, including being a purveyor of oysters in the early 20th century, Newman’s jewellers in the late 1960s, and now a Thai Massage and Spa called Pi Run.

Newman’s jewellers was based at 33 Alexandra Road in the late 1960s. | Photo: NELC

The facade of the building has changed significantly over time with a complete reconfiguration of the shop front in the mid-20th century.

Thanks to National Lottery Heritage Funding and significant private investment, the shop fronts and the properties above have been reinstated to bring back lost historical details. This includes the following:

  • Complete restoration of the historic shop front, repainted in heritage colours and new doors and fanlights to the entranceways
  • For the properties above, new timber sash windows and repairs to the brick head and keystones have been installed, false bay window front and a new heritage approved bay window top section have been completed and new heritage approved French doors will lead out onto the balcony
  • Cast iron guttering and downpipes have replaced more modern PVC fixtures

16 Albert Road to Dolphin Street (Eastern side of street). | Photo: NELC

The work was carried out over the past six months by contractors Keith Howson and Hudsons architects. The work has been funded by a match between private investment from the freeholder and leaseholder, and additional grant support from the Discover Cleethorpes Heritage programme.

A new ruby red theme has taken centre stage at the property, following agreements with the current freeholder and leaseholder. The colour was identified thanks to paint analysis carried out last year by the University of Lincoln.

Another current shop on Alexandra Road in Cleethorpes. | Photo: NELC

Councillor Philip Jackson, leader of North East Lincolnshire Council (NELC), said: “The heritage and architectural details have been gathered for this project from early photographs and postcards as well as specific studies into the history of the road. I’d like to thank everyone for getting behind this project and producing such a stunning transformation.”

Discover Cleethorpes Heritage is a four-year Townscape Heritage programme launched in 2018. The scheme is supported by £1.9 million from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, £1 million from NELC, and around £900,000 of third party match funding from the property freeholders/leaseholders.

May 19, 2022 2.59 pm

Officers investigating reports of an assault on Lindum Road on Sunday 17 April are appealing for witnesses to get in touch.

It is believed that an altercation took place between a man and two women in Market Place, Cleethorpes at around 5am. Another man is said to have intervened and he and the women then got into a taxi and left the area.

The taxi travelled from the Market Place to Lindum Road, via Short Street, and was allegedly followed by a Black Mercedes, which was described as driving erratically.

After exiting the taxi, the man is reported to have been hit by the Mercedes leaving him with serious injuries.

Extensive enquires have been carried out and officers are now appealing to the taxi driver to come forward as we believe he may have vital information that could assist our investigation.

If this was you, or you witnessed the incident or have any dashcam or CCTV footage from the area at the time, please call our non-emergency 101 line, quoting log 161 of 17 April.

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