Major investment sees Isle start to prosper

Councillor Liz Redfern welcolming Epworth resident Kevin Reeves as an Apprentice Licensing assistant at North Lincolnshire Council.

Councillor Liz Redfern welcolming Epworth resident Kevin Reeves as an Apprentice Licensing assistant at North Lincolnshire Council.

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A massive cash injection will see large scale investment into an Isle school and community hub.

North Lincolnshire Council this week announced a further £200,000 of capital spending across the area over the next six months.

These latest proposals are in addition to large scale investment plans which include the £250,000 schemes to enhance sporting facilities in central Isle and the further £4 million to regenerate Crowle market place and to deliver a new sports centre.

The latest proposals include £68,000 to install new heating and electrics at Althorpe and Keadby Primary School and a £135,000 scheme to deliver a community wellbeing hub in Epworth to service residents from across the Isle.

Both schemes have received the backing of MP Andrew Percy.

Coun Liz Redfern said: “The new community wellbeing hub based at the youth centre in Epworth will do a great deal to support our older and disabled residents.

“By creating unisex toilets and improving the outdoors and enhancing the disabled toilet facilities the building will take on a whole new.

“When we took control