Over £2,000 has been raised in memory of a teenager from Immingham who sadly lost his life after being hit by a van while he was on the way to meet his girlfriend.

Humberside Police were called to the collision on the B1210 Habrough Road in Immingham on Tuesday, January 30.

Read the full story on MyLocal, the new home of The Lincolnite

A Lithuanian lorry driver who tried to import cocaine worth £4.8 million into the UK through Lincolnshire has been jailed for 14 years.

Rimas Ekleris, 59, had 60kg of the drug hidden in his cab unit when he arrived at Immingham Dock on August 19, 2022, having travelled from Cuxhaven in Germany.

Read the full story on MyLocal, the new home of The Lincolnite

By Local Democracy Reporter

Plans for at least six new onshore wind turbines at ports in northern Lincolnshire will go to public consultation next week.

Associated British Ports submitted plans to “enhance the green potential” of the Humber ports last month.

These plans included four onshore wind turbines in Grimsby and at least two in Immingham, with a combined generation capacity of up to 36MW.

It is hoped that projects such as these will help ABP generate power 24 hours a day, and even creating more in winter than in summer.

Associated British Ports recently supported the government’s Net Zero by 2040 ambitions, launching a £2 billion plan for energy transition growth – which this onshore wind project would assist.

The onshore wind project proposals will now go to public consultation, giving residents in both Grimsby and Immingham the chance to have their say on plans.

Consultation takes place at the Crosland Suite of Grimsby Town Hall on Wednesday, April 19 between 1.30pm and 7.30pm; followed by an event at Immingham Civic Centre on Thursday, April 20 between 11.30am and 7.30pm.

Simon Bird, Regional Director for ABP Humber said: “We are steadily replacing our port plant and equipment with greener models, and we’ve already got the UK’s largest solar panel array at the Port of Hull. This application for onshore wind is serving to establish ABP as a greener part of the supply chain.

The presence of wind turbines within the port estate reflects the innovation of our ports and shows our commitment and investment to becoming sustainable. It is our intention to also develop turbines at our Port of Hull.”

MyLocal Lincolnshire is the new home of The Lincolnite. Download the app now

+ More stories